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Any age calculated is based on multiple unprovable assumptions to match the long-age worldview.
Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology: 73: 207-220. Renamed in 1783 by Abraham Gottlob Werner from the Arabic (and, in turn, from the Persian "azargun") "zar", gold, plus "gun", coloured, referring to one of the many colours that the mineral may display. In geology, zircon is used for radiometric dating of zircon-bearing rocks (using isotopes of U which is often present as an impurity element, as is Th, radiogenic Pb, Hf, Y, P, and others). Originally named λυγκύριον "lyncurion" in ~300 BCE by Theophrastus. Called hyacinte by Barthelemy Faujas de Saint-Fond in 1772. The New Zealand physicist Ernest Rutherford, suggested in 1905 that the exact age of a rock could be measured by means of radioactivity.
For the first time he was able to exactly measure the age of a uranium mineral.Here is an easy-to understand analogy for your students: relative age dating is like saying that your grandfather is older than you.