Conglomerate Jack Hill - ROM2012_12557_3


Conglomerate Jack Hill

Place Collected
Oceania, Australia, Mount Narryer
Date: 1990
25.5 x 23 x 9 cm
    • Attributes
    • Objects
    • Petrology Taxonomy
    • Specimen Genetic ClassSedimentary
    • Specimen CategoryClastic
    • Specimen GroupConglomerate
Object number: ROMESG38204
Credit Line: Collected by Dr. Fernando Corfu
Not on view
DescriptionSedimentary Rock - Oldest Rock on our Earth - Jack Hill conglomerate holds the oldest known zircons (minerals we can use to measure uranium-lead decay) on Earth. The current age of the 4.2 billion year old.
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