Rusty rocks

Presenter Aubrey Manning and geologist Professor Maarten De Wit investigate iron rich rocks known as banded iron formations, which formed when stromatolites, some of the earliest known life forms on Earth, produced oxygen that combined with iron dissolved in the oceans.

Release date: 23 Mar 2011

4 minutes


Role Contributor
PresenterAubrey Manning
ParticipantDesmond Collins
ParticipantVincent Courtillot
ParticipantMaarten De Wit
ParticipantGideon Groenweald
ParticipantEd Landing
ParticipantJo Morgan
ParticipantChris Nicholas
ParticipantDavid Norman
ParticipantRichard Potts
ParticipantMike Warner
Series ProducerDavid Sington
ProducerCynthia Page
DirectorCynthia Page

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