Luminescence Dating – Guidelines on using luminescence dating in archaeology

Note! This article sheds light on the process of luminescence dating. Recommended you read it a couple of times.

Luminescence dating is a chronological method that has been used extensively in archaeology and the earth sciences. It is based on the
emission of light, luminescence, by commonly occurring minerals, principally quartz. The method can be applied to a wide range of materials that contain quartz or similar minerals. For pottery, burnt flints and burnt stones, the event being dated is the last heating of the objects. Download Article

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