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The answer of 25 million years deduced by Kelvin was not received favorably by geologists.Both the physical geologists and paleontologists could point to evidence that much more time was needed to produce what they saw in the stratigraphic and fossil records.
He believed this even though he did admit that some heat might be generated by the tidal forces or by chemical action.
However, on the whole, he thought that these sources were not adequate to account for anything more than a small faction of the heat lost by the Earth.
Based on these assumptions he at first suggested an age of the Earth of between 100 Ma and 500 Ma.
In these studies the isotopic ratios of all the noble gases (He, Ne, Ar, Kr, and Xe) of neutron-irradiated meteorites were measured.
This led to the discovery of There is, of course, one radiometric dating method that appears to overcome the vital “zero date problem”.