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Journal Article
Published: 01 May 2010
Scottish Journal of Geology (2010) 46 (1): 7–16.
... Scottish Journal of Geology 2010 A study of micrometeorite flux has been undertaken on a sequence of Cambro-Ordovician marine limestones, the Durness Group limestones, from NW Scotland. The objectives of the study were: to determine if it is possible to recover micrometeorites from...
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Published: 01 June 1981
American Mineralogist (1981) 66 (5-6): 491–506.
...Alice L. Hoersch Abstract In the contact metamorphic aureole of the Beinn an Dubhaich granite, Isle of Skye, Scotland, nodular chert (70 percent quartz, 20 percent dolomite, 10 percent calcite) reacted with dolostone (99 percent dolomite, 1 percent calcite) to form reaction rims (mantles) of calc...
Journal Article
Published: 01 January 1972
Journal of the Geological Society (1972) 128 (1): 3–19.
... Greenland Caledonian orogeny. Nature, Lond 1964 204 1079 80 York D. Least Squares fitting of a straight line. Can. J. Phys 1966 44 1079 89 A geochronological study of the Lewisian from Loch Laxford to Durness, Sutherland, N. W. Scotland RICHARD ST JOHN LAMBERT & JAMES GRENVILLE...
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Map showing measured section near <span class="search-highlight">Durness</span>, <span class="search-highlight">Scotland</span> (modified from  Raine, ...
Published: 21 March 2019
Figure 1. Map showing measured section near Durness, Scotland (modified from Raine, 2009 ). Base of section is 58°34ʹ33.86″N, 4°47ʹ51.17″W. All data are presented in Table DR1 (see footnote 1 ).
Journal Article
Published: 01 December 2005
Journal of the Geological Society (2005) 162 (6): 1031–1045.
...Raleigh D. Blumstein; R.D. Elmore; M.H. Engel; J. Parnell; Martin Baron Abstract A palaeomagnetic study of different lithologies exposed along the Moine Thrust Zone from Skye to Durness, Scotland, has identified three chemical remanent magnetizations (CRMs), a potential fourth CRM, and one possible...
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( a ) Stable carbon (PDB) and oxygen (PDB) isotope values for the 14 sites ...
Published: 01 December 2005
Fig. 12.  ( a ) Stable carbon (PDB) and oxygen (PDB) isotope values for the 14 sites from the Durness Group. ( b ) Fluid inclusion data from dolomites of the Durness Group near Durness, Scotland.
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Simplified geological map of Balnakeil Bay, <span class="search-highlight">Durness</span>, NW <span class="search-highlight">Scotland</span>, with star...
Published: 01 November 2007
Fig. 2. Simplified geological map of Balnakeil Bay, Durness, NW Scotland, with star highlighting location at which turrilepadid specimen was found.
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Stratigraphic succession, and outcrop map of <span class="search-highlight">Durness</span> Group limestones in NW...
Published: 02 October 2017
Fig. 1. Stratigraphic succession, and outcrop map of Durness Group limestones in NW Scotland, showing sample localities. A, Aultbea; B, Skiag Bridge, Assynt; D, Durness (Kyle of Durness and Balnakeil Bay); F, Dundonell Forest; O, Ord; S, Sandside Bay; U, Ullapool.
Journal Article
Published: 04 November 2016
Geological Magazine (2018) 155 (4): 865–877.
... and trilobite extinctions. Here we examine the sedimentology, sequence stratigraphy and carbon isotope record of this interval in the Cambrian strata (Durness Group) of NW Scotland. Carbonate carbon isotope data from the lower part of the Durness Group (Ghrudaidh Formation) show that the shallow-marine...
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Published: 01 December 1994
Journal of the Geological Society (1994) 151 (6): 945–954.
...B. N. YOUNG; I. PARSONS; R. THREADGOULD Abstract A suite of intrusive carbonate rocks, some containing xenoliths of nepheline syenite and Durness Group dolomite, has been discovered near the shore of Loch Urigill, Assynt, Scotland, c . 400m outside the contact of the strongly alkaline Loch Borralan...
Journal Article
Published: 01 January 1954
Geological Magazine (1954) 91 (1): 73–78.
...Edward B. Bailey Abstract The structural relations of the Torridonian Pre-cambrian grits and sandstones to the Durness Cambro-Ordovician limestone in the Broadford district of southern Skye, western Scotland, are reexamined. The Torridonian was superposed on Durness limestone in the area southeast...
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Journal: Geosphere
Published: 14 May 2021
Geosphere (2021) 17 (4): 1126–1150.
... and Salterella Grit Members of the An t-Sron Formation) and the Ordovician Durness Group dolomites and limestones ( Woodcock and Strachan, 2000 ; Strachan et al., 2010 ; British Geological Survey, 2007 ). Figure 1. Geological map of northwestern Scotland, modified after Peach et al. (1907) , Krabbendam...
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... megasequence and its primary subdivisions correlate well with sequences observedinnorthwestern Scotland and is represented by deposition of the Ardvreck and Durness Groups, which show a broad-scale sea level rise throughout. The Sauk-Tippecanoe boundary is not observed in the section because of truncation...
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Comparison of <span class="search-highlight">Durness</span> Group sterane composition ( m &#x2F; z  217 ion chromatogr...
Published: 02 October 2017
Fig. 7. Comparison of Durness Group sterane composition ( m / z 217 ion chromatograms) with samples of known source rock in northern Scotland of Devonian and Jurassic age. C 27 Dia S  = C 27 13 β ,17 α (H) 20 S diasterane; C 27 ααα R  = C 27 5 α ,14 α ,17 α (H) 20 R sterane. The high
Journal Article
Published: 02 October 2017
Journal of the Geological Society (2018) 175 (1): 33–43.
...Fig. 1. Stratigraphic succession, and outcrop map of Durness Group limestones in NW Scotland, showing sample localities. A, Aultbea; B, Skiag Bridge, Assynt; D, Durness (Kyle of Durness and Balnakeil Bay); F, Dundonell Forest; O, Ord; S, Sandside Bay; U, Ullapool. ...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 January 2017
Journal of Sedimentary Research (2017) 87 (1): 41–65.
...Robert J. Raine; M. Paul Smith Abstract: The Durness Group of northwest Scotland represents a nearly one-kilometer-thick succession of mid-Cambrian to lower Middle Ordovician carbonates. These rocks crop out in a narrow belt along the foreland of the Caledonian orogen and in the Moine Thrust zone...
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Series: Geological Society, London, Geology of Series
Published: 01 January 2006
DOI: 10.1144/GOEWP.6
EISBN: 9781862393882
... platform deposits, which includes the Durness succession of NW Scotland. In a seminal pre-plate tectonic interpretation Wilson (1966) saw the Caledonides as the result of closure of a ‘Proto-Atlantic’ ocean that existed in late Precambrian and Early Palaeozoic time, subsequently named the Iapetus Ocean...
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Journal Article
Published: 06 October 2021
Journal of the Geological Society (2022) 179 (2): jgs2021-054.
... by sedimentary successions that define three megasequences. In this context, we summarize sedimentological and geochronological data and propose a new stratigraphic framework for the iconic Torridonian–Moine successions and related units in Scotland. The Iona, Sleat, Torridon and Morar groups of the Scottish...
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Stratigraphical column showing thickness and formations of the Cambro-Ordov...
Published: 01 November 2007
Fig. 1. Stratigraphical column showing thickness and formations of the Cambro-Ordovician Durness Group of NW Scotland. The arrow indicates the occurrence of the turrilepadid within the Tremadoc age Sangomore Formation.
Series: Geological Society, London, Special Publications
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.1144/SP335.18
EISBN: 9781862395831
...Abstract Abstract The Moine Thrust zone of NW Scotland marks the Caledonian orogenic front and in the Assynt region consists of several west-vergent major thrust sheets (Moine, Ben More, Glencoul and Sole Thrust sheets) that place allochthonous rocks onto the Lewisian basement and Torridon...
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