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This covers cleaning the sample, preparing it for analysis, making three replicate measurements on each specimen, calculation of the fluoride content, and entry of data into a spreadsheet.Statistical evaluation of the data and consulting reports are available on request.

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In most cases, we recommend a pilot project using samples of known chronology to evaluate the effectiveness of fluoride dating on your samples before starting a large-scale project.

We will be happy to consult with you to develop a project custom tailored to your needs.

For faunal specimens, we recommend long bone fragments, which are usually very abundant.

For humans, either ribs or cortical bone fragments both give good results, as long as one type of bone is consistently used.

A bibliography of fluoride dating applications is available.