Which of these minerals can be dated using potassium

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Which of these minerals can be dated using potassium-40 dating:
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Which could not be dated using carbon-14 dating: point
Translucent, green, glassy stones which fell over Georgia following a bolide impact in the Chesapeake Bay region are called:
Question options: meteorites asteroids emeralds volcanic bombs tektites tion 3 / 3 point Fossils occur in a definite, consistent vertical order. This is known as the:
Principle of Parsimony tion 3 / 3 point Approximately this percentage of the Earth's surface is covered by oceans: Question options:
60% 50% 87% 25% 71% tion 3 / 3 point According to the scientific method, an untested explanation is a: Question options: theory observation law hypothesis none of the above tion 3 / 3 point The idea that Earth’s history was shaped by large and violent events is known as:
Principle of Parsimony Doctrine of Catastrophism Doctrine of Uniformitarianism Principle of Cross-Cutting Relationships Principle of Superposition tion 0 / 3 point The type of planet characterized by rings, many moons, abundance of hydrogen and helium, large size and low density is: Question options: Terrestrial Plutonium Jovial Jovian Solar tion 3 / 3 point

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