Aspects of the Caledonian magmatism in Britain

by H. H. Read

Publisher: [Liverpool and Manchester Geological Journal] in [Liverpool]

Written in English
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Offprint from Liverpool and Manchester Geological Journal, Vol.2, part 4, 1961.

Statementby H.H. Read.
The Physical Object
Number of Pages30
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How to Cite. Read, H. (), Aspects of Caledonian magmatism in Britain. Geol. J., 2: – doi: /gj Phemister ASPECTS OF CALEDONIAN MAGMATISM IN BRITAIN has pointed out that i those parts of the Northern Highlands where n such intrusions are absent, appinites are likewise laclung.

Appinitcs abound around the Strontian granite and are clustered around the Ballachulish (BI) granite and the Garabal Hill (GH) body in the type region (see map in Bailey ). The Caledonian granites of Britain are a wide‐ranging suite of pretectonic and posttectonic tonalite‐granodiorite‐granite intrusions which were emplaced in the Cited by:   In her book The Mighty Scot, Maureen M.

Martin further elaborates: “Writings by Scots on their country’s national psyche and literature often point to what has been called a ‘Caledonian antisyzygy’ —a conflict between rational and romantic, canny and reckless, moralistic and violent. This thesis describes the emplacement characteristics of four Caledonian plutons, Etive, Glencoe, Rannoch Moor and Strath Ossian, within the SW highlands of Scotland.

A brief study of a further two plutons, Ben Nevis and Ballachulish, was carried out to establish whether their emplacement dynamics would provide any additional information on the regional tectonic processes operating at the time. Magmatism in the Caledonian metamorphic belt is accurately accounted for by slab breakoff on collision of Baltica with the Scoto–Greenland margin during the Scandian orogeny, following Iapetus Ocean closure.

The two chemically, isotopically and areally distinctive suites Cited by: Thorpe, R.S. ‘Aspects of magmatism and plate tectonics in the Precambrian of England and Wales’.

Gibbons W., Howells M.F. () A Geotraverse through the Caledonides of Wales. In: Fettes D.J., Harris A.L. (eds) Synthesis of the Caledonian Rocks of Britain.

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Chapters focus on various aspects of the cultural and social revolution, in the classroom, on the factory floor, in the (mine) pits, in the shops, in the media, and by: Late Caledo nia n or ogeny and magmatism Table Age data for I rish C aledon ian I ntr usive s (recalcu lated w ith 87 Rb = x 10 y -1) Rock Suite Method Age* 87 Sr/ 86 Sr Initial.

Origin. Caledonian Antisyzygy was first coined by G. Gregory Smith in response to the view - especially that espoused by figures such as T.S. Eliot - that there is no value in Scottish provincial literature, noting an absence of coherence and an anchor in a single language.

Smith argued that such diversity or the union of opposites forms the basis of Scottish literature. Aspects of Caledonian magmatism in Britain. British regional geology: The Grampian Highlands. Institute of Geological Sciences. Contamination and hybridism in the Ballachulish complex, Argyll.

Pt II of Ph. Copper-molybdenum mineralization in the Ballachulish granite, Author: H.W. Haslam and G.S. Kimbell. The Caledonian Geology of the Scottish Highlands. Abstract. The orthotectonic zone of the British Caledonides lies on the northern margin of the orogen and consists of a varied sequence of late Middle Proterozoic to Cambrian metasediments and meta-igneous rocks resting wholly on continental by: 7.

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The Northern Highland and Grampian terranes together comprise an extensive tract of structurally complex and generally high-grade metamorphic rocks within the Caledonian orogenic belt of Scotland ().This part of the orogen is dominated by two thick sequences of mainly Neoproterozoic metasedimentary rocks.

A team of geologists explores the major occurrences of igneous rock in Britain and Ireland. Draws on classical accounts and modern assessments in terms of crustal plate movements, geochemistry, and magma genesis.

Arranged chronologically, and the changing pattern of magnetism is viewed in the perspective of the evolution of the British Isles. The former produced the Main Caledonian tectonometamorphism of the Northern Highlands of Scotland, the latter the Late Caledonian deformation of the slate belts in the paratectonic Caledonides.

These models imply much more complex convergence geometries which can, in principle, account for the whole Newer Granite suite as a series of subduction Cited by: Physics of the Earth and Planetary Interiors, 39() Elsevier Science Publishers By., Amsterdam Printed in The Netherlands Palaeomagnetic results from the Peterhead granite, Scotland; implication for regional late Caledonian magnetic overprinting T.H.

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