Tag Archives: Pyrite

Fools’ Gold Found to Regulate Global Oxygen

The sulfur-based chemistry of iron pyrite may play a major role in atmospheric oxygen concentrations From The Weizmann Institute of Environmental Science: As sulfur cycles through Earth’s atmosphere, oceans and land, it undergoes chemical changes that are often coupled to … Continue reading

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Fools gold as paleo-atmospheric proxy

From the University of Edinburgh Fool’s gold gives scientists priceless insight into Earth’s evolution Fool’s gold is providing scientists with valuable insights into a turning point in the Earth’s evolution, which took place billions of years ago. Scientists are recreating … Continue reading

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