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A New Calculation for the Age of the Earth from Abundances of Lead Isotopes

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    • PROF. R. D. RUSSELL
    •  & P. H. REYNOLDS

    Present address: Department of Geophysics, University of British Columbia,

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    •  & P. H. REYNOLDS

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