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Neochaotian

Hierarchy:Chaotian
 Neochaotian
Classification:Era (as per International Commission on Stratigraphy)
Status:This is a proposed era and is not yet approved by the ICS or the IUGS.
Top:~4600 Ma
Base:~4680 Ma
Preceeds:Precambrian
Follows:Eochaotian Erebrean
Primary Divisions:TitanomacheanHyperitian
Proposed by NASA scientists at the Ames Research Center in 2010 to formalize terminology in the earliest stages of Earth's history.

This era begins with the first light of the Sun.

The early sun lights up the solar nebula. Artist's impression, courtesy NASA
 


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