Banded Iron Formations

Geology Department, University of California

This website contains a collection of pages dealing with the build-up of oxygen in Earth's atmosphere about 1.8-2.2 billion years ago. Users can follow links to information regarding banded iron formations and the oxygen revolution.

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Part of the Starting Point collection. The Starting Point collection includes resources addressing the needs of faculty and graduate students designing, developing, and delivering entry-level undergraduate courses in geoscience.

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Topics: Biosphere