Category:Paleoproterozoic

日本語: 古原生代

Proterozoic occurring between 2500 Ma and 1600 Ma (million years ago). This is when the continents first stabilized. This is also when Cyanobacteria evolved, a type of bacteria which uses the biochemical process of photosynthesis to produce energy and oxygen.

Corresponds to "Precambrian X" rocks of older North American geology.

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