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Statherian

Hierarchy:Precambrian Proterozoic  Paleoproterozoic
   Statherian
Classification:Period (as per International Commission on Stratigraphy)
Top:1600 Ma
Base:1800 Ma
Preceeds:Mesoproterozoic Calymmian
Follows:Orosirian
Name origin:From the Greek: σταθερός (statherós), meaning "stable, firm."
GSSP:Defined chronometrically
This period is defined chronometrically.

First complex single-celled life: protists with nuclei.

Columbia is the primordial supercontinent. Kimban Orogeny in Australian continent ends.

Yapungku Orogeny on Yilgarn craton, in Western Australia. Mangaroon Orogeny, 1680–1620 Ma, on the Gascoyne Complex in Western Australia.

Kararan Orogeny (1650– Ma), Gawler Craton, South Australia.
 

Geologic Events

Event NameTypeAgeArea
Gothian orogeny (concludes)Orogeny~1750 - ~1500 MaEurope
Early Ruker orogeny (concludes)Orogeny2000 - 1700 MaAntarctica
Svecofennian orogeny (concludes)Orogeny~2000 - ~1750 MaEurope
Columbia (Nuna) supercontinent assembly (concludes)Continental Assembly2125 ± 125 - 1780 ± 70 MaGlobal
Great Oxygenation Event (concludes)Major Climatic Event~3500 - ~850 MaGlobal


Overview of geological time

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