Globally asynchronous sulphur isotope signals require re-definition of the Great Oxidation Event
Philippot, Pascal; Ávila, Janaína N; Killingsworth, Bryan A; Tessalina, Svetlana; Baton, Franck; Caquineau, Tom; Muller, Elodie; Pecoits, Ernesto; Cartigny, Pierre; Lalonde, Stefan V; Ireland, Trevor R; Thomazo, Christophe; van Kranendonk, Martin J; Busigny, Vincent
The Great Oxidation Event (GOE) has been defined as the time interval when sufficient atmospheric oxygen accumulated to prevent the generation and preservation of mass-independent fractionation of sulphur isotopes (MIF-S) in sedimentary rocks. Existing correlations suggest that the GOE was rapid and globally synchronous. Here we apply sulphur isotope analysis of diagenetic sulphides combined with U-Pb and Re-Os geochronology to document the sulphur cycle evolution in Western Australia spanning...[Show more]
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