Some claim Genesis in particular, and the Bible in general looks mythical from this standpoint.
A full discussion of the topic must therefore include the current scientific challenge to the OE concept.
Depleted uranium is used as shelding to protect tanks, and also in bullets and missiles.
The first atomic bomb used in warfare was an uranium bomb.
Heavy, silvery-white, toxic, metallic , and naturally- radioactive , uranium belongs to the actinide series and its isotope 235 U is used as the fuel for nuclear reactors and the explosive material for nuclear weapons.
Zircon forms in silicate melts with large proportions of high field strength incompatible elements.
For example, hafnium is almost always present in quantities ranging from 1 to 4%.
This challenge is mainly headed by Creationism which teaches a young-earth (YE) theory.
A young earth is considered to be typically just 6,000 years old since this fits the creation account and some dating deductions from Genesis.