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The Archaean : geological and geochemical windows into the early earth / Andrew Y. Glikson.

Author/creator Glikson, A. Y. author.
Format Book and Print
Publication Info Cham ; New York : Springer, [2014]
Copyright Notice ©2014
Descriptionxiv, 238 pages : illustrations (some color), maps (some color) ; 24 cm.
Series Modern approaches in solid earth sciences, 1876-1682 ; volume 9
Modern approaches in solid earth sciences ; v. 9. ^A791771
Contents The moon and the late heavy bombardment (LHB) -- Hadean and early Archaean high grade metamorphic terrains -- Early Archaean mafic-ultramafic crustal relics -- The tonalite-trondhjemite-granodiorite (TTG) suite and Archaean island continents -- Isotopic temporal trends of early crustal evolution -- Geochemical trends of Archaean magmatism -- Pre-3.2 Ga evolution and asteroid impacts of the Barberton greenstone belt, Kaapvaal Craton, South Africa -- Evolution and pre-3.2 Ga asteroid impact clusters : Pilbara Craton, Western Australia -- Post-3.2 Ga granite-greenstone systems -- Post 3.2 Ga basins and asteroid impact units -- The early atmosphere and Archaean life -- Uniformitarian theories and catastrophic events through time.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references (pages 195-224) and index.
ISBN9783319079073 (paperback)
ISBN3319079077 (paperback)

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