~3,000 Ma, Farrel Quartzite, East Pilbara, Western Australia

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


Host Rock Precambrian Research Interbedded Sandstone Barite Deposition Literature Probable 
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  1. Smithies, R. H., Van Kranendonk, M. J., and Hickman, A. H., De Grey, W.A., 2004, Sheet 2757 (Version 2.0), Western Australia Geological Survey 1:100 000 Geological Series, Perth.Google Scholar
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