Dictionary of Geotourism

2020 Edition
| Editors: Anze Chen, Young Ng, Erkuang Zhang, Mingzhong Tian

Jixianian Period

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-13-2538-0_1233

The Jixianian Period is the second geologic period of the Mesoproterozoic Era in China. It extended for 400 million years, from 1.4 billion to 1 billion years ago. The Jixianian System includes the rocks that formed during the Jixianian Period. The standard section of the system is located in Jixian County, Tianjin.

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