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Tertiary igneous rocks of Skye

Harker, Alfred

Tertiary igneous rocks of Skye

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Published by Printed for H. M. Stationery Off., by J. Hedderwick in Glasgow .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Rocks, Igneous,
  • Geology -- Scotland -- Skye,
  • Geology, Stratigraphic -- Tertiary

  • Edition Notes

    StatementWith notes by C. T. Clough. Published by order of the lords commissioners of His Majesty"s Treasury.
    SeriesMemoirs of the Geological Survey of the United Kingdom
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 481 p. :
    Number of Pages481
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20806398M

    Igneous rock, any of various crystalline or glassy rocks formed by the cooling and solidification of molten earth s rocks constitute one of the three principal classes of rocks, the others being metamorphic and sedimentary.. Igneous rocks are formed from the solidification of magma, which is a hot ( to 1, °C, or 1, to 2, °F) molten or partially molten rock . Buy Geologists' Association Guides: Tertiary Igneous Geology of the Isle of Skye No. 13 by George Malcolm Brown, etc. (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : George Malcolm Brown, etc.


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The Skye igneous activity, therefore, spans more polarity intervals than in Mull, Ardnamurchan or Rhum and this is consistent with the radiometric ages.

Interpretations Tertiary igneous rocks of Skye book the results for the Coire Uaigneich and related granites and for the Loch Ainort Epigranite present problems, and partial solutions are by: **REPRINT** Harker, Alfred, The Tertiary igneous rocks of Skye. By Alfred Harker; with notes by C.

Clough. Published by order o the lords commissioners of His Majesty's Treasury. Glasgow. Printed for H. Stationery off., by J. Hedderwick & son**REPRINT** [Harker. Alfred. ***NOTE: THIS IS A PRINT ON DEMAND VERSION FROM THE ORIGINAL BOOK. This study is concerned with the Tertiary igneous rocks found within an area some twenty square miles in extent on the south-east side of the Skye central intrusion complex.

The Tertiary rocks include basic lavas, a small intrusion of granophyre, the margin of the Cuillin Gabbro, and numerous minor intrusions. Extrusive rocks occupy an area of some seven.

Isotope Geochemistry of Tertiary Igneous Rocks from the Isle of Skye, N.W. Scotland Article (PDF Available) in Journal of Petrology 22(2) May with Reads How we measure 'reads'.

Isotope Geochemistry of Tertiary Igneous Rocks from the Isle of Skye, N.W. Scotland by ALAN P. DICKIN Department of Geology and Mineralogy, University of Oxford, Oxford 0X1 3 PR, UJC. An area of approximately square kilometres of Lower Tertiary volcanic and associated intrusive igneous rocks in the Minginish district of west-central Skye was investigated.

Detailed mapping of the lava field revealed that it was possible to divide the volcanic sequence into a series of units or groups; each characterised by associations of lava types and separated from. Image: From 'Location of the major intrusive centres of the British Tertiary Igneous Province', Journal of the Geological Society.

Evidence in the UK The stretching of the crust as the Atlantic Ocean formed created weaknesses in the surface of. Onshore representatives of the British Tertiary Igneous Province (BTIP) are generally divided into the Northern Ireland (Sub-) Province, including the Antrim Lava Field and several central complexes, and the Hebridean (Sub-) Province, including the Inner Hebrides (Skye, Mull, etc.) and the adjacent Scottish mainland.

Special Rep paperback This Special Report comprehensively describes the stratigraphy and correlation of the Tertiary (Paleogene–Neogene) rocks of NW Europe and the adjacent Atlantic Ocean and is the summation of fifty years of research on Tertiary sediments by Chris King.

His book is essential reading for all geologists who deal with Tertiary rocks across NW. Tertiary volcanic rocks, undivided. XML. JSON. Includes andesite, basalt, and rhyolite flows, and associated pyroclastic rocks. In isolated areas across the northern part of the State. Igneous > Volcanic > Felsic-volcanic > Dacite (Flow, Pyroclastic-tuff, Volcaniclastic-volcanic breccia).

Igneous Case Study: The Tertiary Igneous Rocks of Skye, N.W. Scotland Earth science topics and methods, Open University Open University: Earth science topics and methods Science.

a Third level course: Authors: Open University. Earth Science Topics and Methods Course Team, Open University.

S Course Team: Edition: illustrated: Publisher. The Tertiary Igneous Rocks of Skye. Specifications. Publisher: Bibliolife DBA of Bibilio Bazaar II LLC. Book Format: Hardcover. Number of Pages: Author: Alfred Harker. ISBN Publication Date: December, Assembled Product Dimensions (L x W x H) x x Inches.

ISBNBrand: Alfred Harker. The presence, therefore, of the Lower Tertiary igneous rocks, the Lower Palaeozoic thrust sheets, and the Mesozoic sedimentary rocks, has made Skye a classic area for field studies.

More recent research, undertaken subsequent to the investigations of the. New oxygen isotope analyses have been obtained on 31 rocks and minerals from the Tertiary ring-dike complex on the Isle of Mull, Scotland.

Whole-rock δ 18 O values (SMOW) of basalts range from + to −, and systematically decrease toward the central plutonic complex. The δ 18 O values of the intrusive igneous rocks systematically increase with successively younger Cited by: The geology of Skye in Scotland is highly varied and the island's landscape reflects changes in the underlying nature of the rocks.

A wide range of rock types are exposed on the island, sedimentary, metamorphic and igneous, ranging in age from the Archaean through to the Quaternary. The oldest rocks found on Skye are gneisses of the Lewisian. Hydrothermal alteration of Tertiary granites from Skye involed the reaction of igneous amphibole, biotite, ferroaugite, fayalite, alkali feldspar, plagioclase feldspar, magnetite, and ilmenite with aqueous fluid primarily to combinations of secondary alkali feldspar, chlorite and montmorillonite.

Lesser amounts of muscovite, calcite, epidote, prehnite, zeolite, and pyrite Cited by:   On the Isle of Skye, a series of Tertiary igneous rocks, including a central layered gabbro and associated granites occurs in an area of basement gneiss overlain by sediments of Cambrian to Cretaceous age.

Two-dimensional computer modelling of aeromagnetic data (this paper) agrees reasonably well with the three-dimensional gravity model of Bott and Tuson Cited by: 7. Free 2-day shipping on qualified orders over $ Buy The Tertiary Igneous Rocks of Skye at The North Atlantic Igneous Province (NAIP) is a large igneous province in the North Atlantic, centered on the Paleogene, the province formed the Thulean Plateau, a large basaltic lava plain, which extended over at least million km 2 ( thousand sq mi) in area and million km 3 ( million cu mi) in volume.

The plateau was broken up during the opening of. TY - BOOK. T1 - An excursion guide to the geology of the Isle of Skye. AU - Bell, B.

AU - Harris, J. PY - Y1 - N2 - This pocket-sized guide consists of a descriptive account ( pp) of the geology of this classic area, followed by details of 22 excursions ( pp) well-illustrated by sketch-maps etc., and appendices with glossaries of petrological terms and of Cited by: The igneous activity starting about 55my ago and to have lasted off and on for about 7my uplifting and the crust by an estimated 2Km.

The volcanic area of the Skye Central Complex is composed of two main rock types, on the west side are basic to ultrabasic rocks like Gabbros, Peridotites, and Dunnites forming the craggy Black Cuillins.

The anorogenic igneous rocks of Mull consist essentially of a lava pile of predominantly basaltic composition, cut by an intrusive complex. The basement consists of Precambrian metamorphic rocks of the Moine Series underlain by Lewisian gneiss. The intrusive complex contains a significant proportion of granitic intrusions which can be ascribed to three Cited by: Comments: More recent maps show that this unit is predominantly basalt and rhyolite with subordinate andesite and dacite (including Silver Pass volcanic) (Luedke,Tabor and others, Dragovich and others, ).

A separate chapter covers Tertiary igneous rocks. An attempt is made to tell the story of the geological evolution of Scotland, rather than catalogue all areas and formations.

Priority is given to the onshore geology, encouraging the reader to go into the field and visit some of the world-class geology on show in Scotland. The Tertiary igneous rocks of Raasay form an extension of the Skye central complex, with granitic intrusives making up the bulk o f the central part of the island.

Pitchstones are uncommon on Skye (Bell & Harris ) and the rock type is also poorly represented on Raasay (Davidson ). The Raasay sample comes from a narrow dyke exposed on theCited by: 7.

regularly defined, and penetrates the surrounding rocks in a wavy thread-like-fashion, this irregular protrusion is called a vein. II. A. Geikie:3 Veins have been injected into irregular branching cracks. SText-book, Vol. II, p. n Manual of Geology, edited by A.

Geikie (), p. 3 Text-book (), p. The Tertiary igneous rocks are fully treated in a special memoir of the Geological Survey, “The Tertiary Igneous Rocks of Skye,”price 9s.

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