According to radiometric dating estimates the earth is approximately
Those "scientific" creationists who trot this plum about must be delirious!
That means less chemical weathering from bacteria and fungi.
This is usually the fate of every plot of land which remains above sea level long enough.
Large areas of Canada, for instance, have been eroded down to the Precambrian basement rock!
Take the soil in my mother's backyard, for example.
After about 18 inches the soil grades into a two-foot matrix of solid, smooth clay mixed with boulders.