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But rocks older than 3.5 billion years can be found on all continents.Greenland boasts the Isua supracrustal rocks (3.7 to 3.8 billion years old), while rocks in Swaziland are 3.4 billion to 3.5 billion years.
Shards of that asteroid have been collected from the crater rim and named for the nearby Canyon Diablo.
The nearest body to Earth, the moon, doesn't experience the resurfacing processes that occur across Earth's landscape.
As such, rocks from early lunar history still sit on the surface of the moon.
Hematite tubes in volcanic rock in Quebec could have included microbes between 3.77 and 4.29 billion years ago.
Researchers looking at rocks in southwestern Greenland also saw cone-like structures that could have surrounded microbial colonies some 3.7 billion years ago.However, because plate tectonics constantly changes and revamps the crust, the first rocks have long since been recycled, melted down and reformed into new outcrops.