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Gunflint Chert

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Galaxiopsis, one of the fossil microbes found in gunflint chert, which has turned out to be a "magic mineral" for search for evidence of early biology on Earth. What is the "magic mineral" for Mars?
Ancient Nitrogen Metabolsim
But this story brings to mind an organism, first seen in the Gunflint Chert, rocks dated to roughly two thousand millions years old, and found along the northern shores of Lake Superior.
Researchers recreate the whiff of Earth 1.9 BILLION years ago - and find it
Dr Wacey said that: 'recent geochemical analyses have shown that the sulfur-based activities of bacteria can likely be traced back to 3,500 million years or so.
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His season will start Saturday with the Gunflint Mail Run Sled Dog Race. Meanwhile, most of Bestgen's training has .... Some higher-quality tool-making materials such as cherts, which came from other states.
Now We Know What Early Earth Smelled Like
That changed with the discovery of the Gunflint fossils.

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