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Yet either is inconsiderable against the total lapse of time even from the Archean's close till now.
At one time these rocks were regarded as Archean gneisses of a special type.
Two important ones, however—namely, Archean and Algonkian—are of American birth.North America|Israel C. Russell
A theory held by many refers the ultimate source of the iron to the igneous rocks of the Archean.The Elements of Geology|William Harmon Norton
We are looking now at the close of the era which geologists call Archean, because it is ancient beyond knowledge.