2 types of dating fossils

Ice core sampling normally uses the assumption that the ring bands observed represents years.

— One of the last dinosaurs living in Africa before their extinction 66 million years ago has been discovered in a phosphate mine in northern Morocco.

A study of the fossil suggests that following the ...

This could be a rapid burial, such as a volcanic eruption or mudslide, it could be sap from a tree oozing over an insect, or simply a slow sediment accumulation on the bottom of a lake.

Most fossils are marine in origin, or are land animals that fell into a water environment.

It only sequences the age of things or determines if something is older or younger than other things.