Microbial remains in middle proterozoic rocks of Northern Australia

Marina Astafieva, Richard B. Hoover, Alexei Yu Rozanov, P. Vickers-Rich, A. Wilde

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    Investigation of the samples of the McArthur River complex ore deposit, one of the most zinc-lead mineral province in the world, brings us to conclusion about possibility of biogenic origin of Sulfides in McArthur River ore deposit and to make supposition about formation of studied rocks in the photic zone of the sea.

    Original languageEnglish
    Article number08
    Pages (from-to)59-69
    Number of pages11
    JournalProceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering
    Publication statusPublished - 2004


    • Cocci
    • Cyanobacteria
    • Photic zone
    • Purple bacteria
    • Sulfides
    • Sulphate reduction

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