Principal Investigator:Pecoits, Ernesto Licenced Year(s):
By means of geochemical data on banded iron formation (BIF), and associated volcanic and sedimentary rocks the main objectives of this study are:
(1) to delineate the source (continental, hydrothermal) of silica and iron in BIF,
(2) to make inferences about the seawater from which these rocks are deposited in, and
(3) to evaluate the implications for early life on Earth.
This study wil...