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Banded Iron Formations
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.
Intended for grade levels:
  • College (13-14)
  • College (15-16)
  • Graduate / Professional
Type of resource:
  • Services:
    • Clearinghouse
  • Geological Sciences:
    • Geology
    • Paleontology
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
Copyright and other restriction information unknown.
DLESE Catalog ID: SERC-STARTINGPOINT-000-000-000-390
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Contact: Geology Department, University of California