Termination of BIF deposition in the Paleoproterozoic: the Tongwane Formation, South Africa

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Schroeder, Stefan; Warke, Matthew;
  • Publisher: Geological Society of South Africa
  • Subject: Proterozoic | sedimentology | banded iron formation | South Africa

The Tongwane Formation (~2.4 Ga) conformably overlies banded iron formations (BIF; Penge Iron Formation) on the Kaapvaal Craton, South Africa. As such, it provides a unique window into depositional processes and environmental conditions in the aftermath of major Archean... View more
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