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(Science: geology) Of or pertaining to certain non-fossiliferous rocks on the borders of lake Huron, which are supposed to correspond in time to the latter part of the archaean age.

Origin: Named from lake Huron.

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Photosynthesis Theory..

... what was likely the largest extinction event in Earth's history. Additionally the free oxygen combined with atmospheric methane, triggering the Huronian glaciation, possibly the longest snowball Earth episode ever.

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