Chemical fossils: marking the origins of life

Simon C. George, Adriana Dutkiewicz

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    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
    Issue number4
    Publication statusPublished - 2012


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


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