Greenstone Belts in Minnesota
August 2005 by Edgar B. Heylmun, PhDGreenstone is a dark greenish-black basaltic rock which, along with chloritized schist, forms belts up to 50 miles wide in northern Minnesota, in rocks of Late Archean age. Most belts are 2.6 to 2.9 billion years old.
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