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Waves and weathering at 3.7 Ga: Geological evidence for an equitable terrestrial climate under the faint early Sun

Nutman, Allen P.; Bennett, Victoria; Friend, Clark R L

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Chemical sedimentary rocks such as banded iron formation (BIF) and pillow basalts are persistent features of the oldest volcanic and sedimentary record by 3.8-3.7 Ga, and are direct evidence for oceans by the start of the Archean. However, their presence

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2012
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/66239
Source: Australian Journal of Earth Sciences
DOI: 10.1080/08120099.2012.618512

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