Chemical fossils

marking the origins of life

Simon C. George, Adriana Dutkiewicz

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Abstract

The oils of Precambrian rocks hold valuable secrets about ancient life, but distinguishing their contents is tricky. A new technique is extracting answers from the hydrocarbon cocktail.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)16-19
Number of pages4
JournalChemistry in Australia
Volume79
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 2012

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Keywords

  • Geochemical prospecting
  • Petroleum--Geology
  • Geology
  • Stratigraphic
  • Biogeochemistry
  • Paleontology

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