A Tale of Two Earths: Reconciling the Lunar and Terrestrial Hadean Records

Doctoral thesis English OPEN
Boehnke, Patrick;
(2016)
  • Publisher: eScholarship, University of California
  • Subject: Geochemistry | 40Ar/39Ar | Early Earth | Hadean | Impacts | Zircon

Studying early Earth history is complicated by the fact that the rock record doesn’t extend past 4 Ga and our only record for the Hadean (>4 Ga) comes to us from detrital zircons from the Jack Hills in Western Australia. The Hadean zircon record extends back to almost ... View more
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