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For example, a problem I have worked on involving the eruption of a volcano at what is now Naples, Italy, occurred 38500 years ago with a plus or minus of 300 years.
A common form of criticism is to cite geologically complicated situations where the application of radiometric dating is very challenging.
The limitations of radiometric dating can be split into two general categories, analytical limitations and natural limitations.
Analytical limitations encompass the limitations of the machinery that is being used to date a material.
This is an enormous branch of geochemistry called Geochronology.
It is an accurate way to date specific geologic events.