Can we carbon Date a Gas?

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Can we Carbon Date a Gas or must it always be a solid?
 

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Maybe. Which gas and date since when, i.e. what event?
 
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Can we Carbon Date a Gas or must it always be a solid?
As long as the gas has been totally isolated from the atmospheric CO2 over the millennia, the Carbon 14 content can be relied on not to have changed. Plants lock it in more reliably.
 
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Maybe. Which gas and date since when, i.e. what event?
Thanks But My Question was Answered :)
 

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