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Re: K-T strike

At 10:11 AM 11/16/98 +0000, Brian Franczak wrote:
>I have never been seriously interested in dinosaur extinction scenarios
>(I wholeheartedly agree with Horner on this issue), so I haven't
>followed the research on this subject more than periperally. Here are a
>couple of questions I've always had:
>1) Any estimates of the time between the impact and the time the iridium
>layer was created?

This would be measured in hours or days.
>2) How close to the iridium layer are dinosaur fossils found?

Actually, there are some dinosaur fossils that are technically *above* the
iridium-enriched layer.  Of course they are all reworked teeth.

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