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The rate of decay (given the symbol λ) is the fraction of the 'parent' atoms that decay in unit time.

For geological purposes, this is taken as one year.

those that form during chemical reactions without breaking down).

The unstable or more commonly known radioactive isotopes break down by radioactive decay into other isotopes.

after irradiation, samples are heated in a series of steps and the xenon isotopic signature of the gas evolved in each step is analysed.

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