Table 1 14C activity of endolithic organo-mineral horizon (according to our previous studies22,63 and unpublished data).

From: Alteration of rocks by endolithic organisms is one of the pathways for the beginning of soils on Earth

Sample F14C 14C yr BP (1σ)
Thala Hills Oasis, granite-orthogneiss 1.084 ± 0.003
Thala Hills Oasis, pegmatite 1.062 ± 0.003
Thala Hills Oasis, orthogneiss 0.980 ± 0.003 160 ± 25
Thala Hills Oasis, granite 0.976 ± 0.003 190 ± 25
Larsemann Hills, granitoid, vertical surface 1.029 ± 0.003
Larsemann Hills, granitoid, horizontal surface 0.942 ± 0.003 480 ± 25
Aerodromnaya Hill nunatak, near Schirmacher, granite-gneiss 1.070 ± 0.003
Aerodromnaya Hill nunatak, near Schirmacher, granite-gneiss 1780 ± 30