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Oldest impact crater reported

  1. Jul 1, 2012 #1


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    Oldest Impact Crater on Earth Discovered

    The area in Western Greenland has deposits of Ni and Pt. I wonder if it's from the same source as the crater in Sudbury, Ontario, which is considered to be only 2 (+/-) billion years old.
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    Doesn't that mean that some valuable metals may have come as a result of meteorite impacts?
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