World’s Oldest Color Discovered to be Over a Billion Years Old

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While your favorite colors and hues have theoretically always existed, some colors have existed in nature far longer than others. A team from the Australian National University (ANU) have stumbled upon what they believe to be the oldest geological colors on record.

These bright pink pigments existed over 1.1 billion years ago in the rocks found deep in the Sahara Desert in Africa. 

Oldest colors on Earth

Nur Gueneli and the team from ANU noted the pigments were discovered and


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