radiogenic

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ra·di·o·ge·nic

 (rā′dē-ō-jĕn′ĭk)
adj.
Relating to or caused by radioactivity.

radiogenic

(ˌreɪdɪəʊˈdʒɛnɪk)
adj
(Nuclear Physics) produced or caused by radioactive decay: a radiogenic element; radiogenic heat.

ra•di•o•gen•ic

(ˌreɪ di oʊˈdʒɛn ɪk)

adj.
produced by radioactive decay: radiogenic lead; radiogenic heat.
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The diagram (Figure 7) includes a curve, termed concordia, that shows how the values of these two ratios change continuously over time for any hypothetical sample that has been completely closed to U and Pb and for which all of the Pb is radiogenically derived from U decay.
The relatively wide range of ages probably suggests mixed populations of zircons where some older, but radiogenically similar sedimentary material may be present.