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Isotope and Organic Geochemistry of a Unique Proterozoic, Postglacial Succession: The Lapa Formation, Vazante Group, Brazil
This study is the second to investigate biological characteristics associated with Proterozoic glaciation via molecular fossils from organic matter preserved in shale. In the Vazante Group, Minas Gerais, Brazil, the Serra ...
SULFUR ISOTOPE RECORDS IN NEOARCHEAN CARBONATES: IMPLICATIONS FOR THE EARLY PRECAMBRIAN SULFUR CYCLE
Mass-independent fractionation of sulfur isotopes found in Early Precambrian records is the main evidence supporting an oxygen-poor atmosphere before ~2.4 Ga when ancient sulfur cycling was different than today. In previous ...
Authigenesis, biomineralization, and carbon-sulfur cycling in the Ediacaran ocean
Fossil record of the Ediacaran Period (635-541 Ma) reveals unprecedented rise of early animal life (metazoan) in Earth history. Coupled with this evolutionary milestone, the Earth’s atmosphere and hydrosphere experienced ...