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  1. The Acasta Gneiss is a rock outcrop of Archaean tonalite gneiss in the Slave craton in Northwest Territories, Canada.
  2. The Acasta Gneiss is the oldest known crustal rock in the world.
  3. The Acasta Gneiss is a rock outcrop of Archaean tonalite gneiss located in the western section of the northern Slave province, just west of the Emile River.
  4. The Acasta Gneiss is a metamorphic rock about 4 billion years old.
  5. The Acasta Gneiss is named for the nearby Acasta River east of Great Slave Lake some 350 km north of Yellowknife. (Web site)

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  1. Augen gneiss - The Acasta Gneiss is the oldest known crustal rock in the world. (Web site)
  2. The Acasta Gneiss is the oldest known crustal rock in the world.

Acasta Gneiss

  1. The Acasta Gneiss is a rock outcrop of Archaean tonalite gneiss in the Slave craton in Northwest Territories, Canada.
  2. The Acasta Gneiss is a metamorphic rock about 4 billion years old.
  3. The composition of the Acasta Gneiss thus implies that granitic continents and surface water existed during the Hadean more than 4 billion years ago. (Web site)

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  1. Rock Outcrop
  2. Slave Craton
  3. Transportation > Borders > Territories > Northwest Territories
  4. Billion Years Old
  5. Metamorphic Rock
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