New study of Earth's crust shows global growth spurt three billion years ago

https://phys.org/news/2021-01-earth-crust-global-growth-spurt.html

Curtin University researchers have used ancient crystals from eroded rocks found in stream sediments in Greenland to successfully test the theory that portions of Earth’s ancient crust acted as ‘seeds’ from which later generations of crust grew.


Original Title: New study of Earth's crust shows global growth spurt three billion years ago

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