~3,200 Ma, Dixon Island Formation, Cleaverville Greenstone Belt, West Pilbara, Western Australia

Part of the Topics in Geobiology book series (TGBI, volume 31)


Host Rock Hydrothermal Vent Island Formation Rhyolitic Tuff Thin Section Image 
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Recommended Reading

  1. Hessler, R.R., and Kaharl, V.A., 1995, The deep-sea hydrothermal vent community: an overview. In: Humphris, S. E., Zierenberg, R. A., Mullineaux, L. S., and Thomsom, R. E. (Eds.) Seafloor Hydrothermal Systems- Physical Chemical, Biological, and Geological Interactions, Geophysical Monograph 91: 72–84.Google Scholar
  2. Kiyokawa, S., and Taira, A., 1998, The Cleaverville Group in the West Pilbara coastal granitoid-greenstone terrain of Western Australia: an example of a Middle Archean immature oceanic island-arc succession, Precambrian Research 88: 109–142.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  3. Kiyokawa, S., Taira, A., Byrne, T., Bowring, S., and Sano, Y. , 2002, Structural evolution of the middle Archean coastal Pilbara terrane, Western Australia, Tectonics 21(5): 8–1–8–24.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  4. Kiyokawa, S., Ito, T., Ikehara, M., and Kitajima, F., 2006, Middle Archean volcano-hydrothermal sequence: bacterial microfossil-like bearing 3.2 Ga Dixon Island Formation, coastal Pilbara terrane, Australia, Bulletin of the Geological Society of America 118: 3–22.CrossRefGoogle Scholar

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