starting about 2.500,000,000 years ago, sedimentary rocks affected by higher amounts of oxygen in the atmosphere, appear red, as though rusted. Fossils include earliest fish, but of types very different from modern ones. signs of the "tentative presence" of plants on land.
Mesoproterozoic from 1,600,000,000 to 1,000,000,000 years ago. Particular importance attaches to occurred around 1,300,000,000 years ago during the late Mesoproterzoic era, after the earth's transition to a more highly oxygenated atmosphere with an ozone screen. Deposits that made Westmorland Green slate formed around 450 million years ago. About 50 million years later, the material was altered by heat and pressure (metamorphosed) to slate, during mountain-building. After many more millions of years, they resembled patches of moss a few centimeters high.
It is suggested that analysis of sedimentary pyrite from the Belingwe sedimentary basin in Zimbabwe may provide evidence for bacterial reduction at this date.
2,500,000,000 to 542,000,000 years ago The Proterozoic Eon: the most recent part of the Precambrian Supereon.
Click here for further info ordained as a priest for the Diocese of Antigonish, Nova Scotia 1927. Arrived in Cananda around 1988 – seems to have become incardinated in the Archdiocese of Regina Saskatchewan at some time. October 1996 GUILTY plea, indecent assault 7 young boys age 9 to 11. Still involved at Oblate centre in Arnprior Ontario as lecturer and giving workshops.
It is not uncommonly confounded with austerity, even by Catholics, but incorrectly.
As these reports may rest on old traditions which are bound up with the veneration of the saint in the Church liturgy, they are not to be absolutely rejected. Blasius was a bishop and that he suffered martyrdom at the beginning of the fourth century.
All the particulars concerning his life and martyrdom which are found in the Acts are purely legendary and have no claim to historical worth.
4,540,000,000 (4.54 billion) years ago Formation of planet Earth - Usher's date was ).
Archeozoic: end of Azoic to 2,500,000,000 years ago: The era of the earliest living beings on earth.