Time

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(Table of geologic time)
(Table of geologic time)
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| style="{{Color-Paleoarchean}}" | [[Paleparchean|Paleo<br>arch<br>ean]]
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| colspan="4" style="background-color:white" | First known [[phototroph|oxygen-producing]] [[Eubacteria|bacteria]].  Oldest definitive [[microfossil]]s.
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| colspan="4" style="background-color:white" | First known [[phototroph|oxygen-producing]] [[Eubacteria|bacteria]].  Oldest definitive [[microfossil]]s. Earliest continent [[Vaalbara]] forms (c 3600 or 3300 Mya).  
| style="{{Color-Paleoarchean}}" | 3600
| style="{{Color-Paleoarchean}}" | 3600
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| style="{{Color-Hadean-EHB}}" | [[Cryptic era|Cryptic]]
| style="{{Color-Hadean-EHB}}" | [[Cryptic era|Cryptic]]
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| colspan="4" style="background-color:white" | Formation of [[earth]] (4570 [[annum|mya]]). Oldest known [[mineral]] (4400 mya). Formation of first possible oceans (c 4400 Mya)
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| colspan="4" style="background-color:white" | Formation of [[earth]] (4570 [[annum|mya]]). Oldest known [[mineral]] (4400 mya). Formation of first possible oceans (c 4400 Mya). Collision of the planet [[Thea]] and [[Earth]] creates the [[moon]].
| style="{{Color-Hadean-EHB}}" | c.4570
| style="{{Color-Hadean-EHB}}" | c.4570
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