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Journal Article
Published: 01 May 2011
Scottish Journal of Geology (2011) 47 (1): 45-56.
...J. N. Hooker; S. E. Laubach; L. Gomez; R. Marrett; P. Eichhubl; K. Diaz-Tushman; E. Pinzon AbstractSynopsisWe investigated fracture intensity of the Cambrian Eriboll Formation sandstone exposures west of the Palaeozoic Moine Thrust Belt (MTB) in NW Scotland, by measuring the number and size...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 March 2009
Journal of the Geological Society (2009) 166 (2): 349-362.
...S.E. Laubach; Kira Diaz-Tushman Abstract:Cambrian Eriboll Formation sandstones of the Ardvreck Group that crop out west of the Moine Thrust Zone contain joints and quartz-filled or quartz-lined fractures that resemble cemented joints. Of the fractures containing quartz, five sets strike north, NW...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 May 2012
Journal of the Geological Society (2012) 169 (3): 297-310.
...–wing crack arrays that formed progressively; these are more abundant near small-displacement, oblique-slip faults that offset the overlying Cambrian Eriboll Formation and the Moine Thrust Belt. Applecross sandstones have low fracture abundance, possibly a consequence of low elastic moduli (Young’s...
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Cambro-Ordovician rocks rich in organic matter. ( a ) <b>Eriboll</b> <b>Formation</b> san...
Published: 02 October 2017
Fig. 3. Cambro-Ordovician rocks rich in organic matter. ( a ) Eriboll Formation sandstone with abundant stylolites, Ullapool; ( b ) Durness Group (Sailmhor Formation) limestone with mottled dark zones rich in organic matter (Leopard Rock, formally Leopard Stone), Durness.
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Schematic petrography of stylolite cutting <b>Eriboll</b> <b>Formation</b> sandstone, Ull...
Published: 02 October 2017
Fig. 8. Schematic petrography of stylolite cutting Eriboll Formation sandstone, Ullapool and Dundonell Forest. Fluid inclusions were measured in each of quartz (Q), albite (A) and K-feldspar (K). F, detrital feldspar grain.
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Fractures in <b>Eriboll</b> <b>Formation</b> exposures and scan line procedure. ( a ) Fra...
Published: 01 May 2011
Fig. 2 Fractures in Eriboll Formation exposures and scan line procedure. ( a ) Fracture traces, east-dipping bed surface, view to north from near Loch an Nid [NH077 746]. ( b ) Scan line (red line with gap) and quartz-filled set A fracture; opening displacement (kinematic aperture) is measured
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Outcrop of Cambrian <b>Eriboll</b> <b>Formation</b> and selected fracture strike rose dia...
Published: 01 March 2009
Fig. 1. Outcrop of Cambrian Eriboll Formation and selected fracture strike rose diagrams. Locations and national grid references: ( a ) Polla Bridge [NC390547]; ( b ) Assynt [NC235242]; ( c ) Ullapool [NH138931]; ( d ) Dundonnell [NH114858]; ( e ) Brathan [NH093818]; ( f ) west of Loch an Nid
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Fracture sets containing quartz mineralization, <b>Eriboll</b> <b>Formation</b> sandstone...
Published: 01 March 2009
Fig. 9. Fracture sets containing quartz mineralization, Eriboll Formation sandstone, west of the Moine Thrust Zone.
Series: Geological Society, London, Special Publications
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.1144/SP335.26
EISBN: 9781862395831
... Table 1. Method 1 vorticity estimates (W m ) from mylonitic Moine psammite and Lewisianoid basement from the Moine Nappe and mylonitic Oystershell Rock and Eriboll Formation from the Creagan thrust sheet. Great Britian (GB) National Grid Coordinates obtained using WAAS (Wide Area...
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Series: Geological Society, London, Special Publications
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.1144/SP335.22
EISBN: 9781862395831
... Abstract Eriboll has been an important area in understanding the geology and structure of the NW Highlands of Scotland. It came to prominence during the Highland Controversy between Nicol and Murchison in the 1850s. Nicol recognized a major regional, or grand, dislocation (the Moine Thrust Zone...
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Journal Article
Published: 02 October 2017
Journal of the Geological Society (2017) 175 (1): 33-43.
...Fig. 3. Cambro-Ordovician rocks rich in organic matter. ( a ) Eriboll Formation sandstone with abundant stylolites, Ullapool; ( b ) Durness Group (Sailmhor Formation) limestone with mottled dark zones rich in organic matter (Leopard Rock, formally Leopard Stone), Durness. ...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 January 2017
Journal of Sedimentary Research (2017) 87 (1): 41-65.
..., stretching some 170 km from Loch Eriboll southwestwards to the Isle of Skye. The Cambrian parts of the succession represent deposition on a paleo-southeast-facing, low-latitude, passively subsiding continental margin, situated at around 20° S. Carbonate deposition in Scotland formed part of the extensive...
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Geological setting. ( a ) Outcrop belt of ESE-dipping Cambrian <b>Eriboll</b> Form...
Published: 01 May 2011
Fig. 1 Geological setting. ( a ) Outcrop belt of ESE-dipping Cambrian Eriboll Formation (simplified from Peach et al . 1907 ). MTB, Moine Thrust Belt. Inset (satellite image from Google Maps) shows sample locations (I through IV). ( b ) Sequence of fracture set timing from earliest
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Sedimentary logs of the Loch <b>Eriboll</b> and Ardvreck Castle sections showing t...
Published: 04 November 2016
Figure 2. Sedimentary logs of the Loch Eriboll and Ardvreck Castle sections showing the correlation of a ravinement surface near the base of the Ghrudaidh Formation and a second surface ~27m above the base of the formation at Loch Eriboll.
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Geochemical data from both Loch <b>Eriboll</b> and Ardvreck Castle locations. Heig...
Published: 04 November 2016
Table 1. Geochemical data from both Loch Eriboll and Ardvreck Castle locations. Height is measured from the base of logged sections ( Fig. 2 ). δ 13 C carb mean δ 18 O carb mean δ 13 C org wt % TOC Original ID Lithology Height (m) ‰ (VPDB) ‰ (VPDB
Series: Geological Society, London, Special Publications
Published: 01 January 2000
DOI: 10.1144/SR24.12
EISBN: 9781862396920
... extends for nearly 200 km, from Eriboll in the north to Skye in the south. The Durness Group is most completely preserved in a half-graben at Durness. Peach et al. (1907) described the Geological Survey’s detailed mapping of the north-west highlands (see Oldroyd 1990), the basis for all subsequent work...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 December 2005
Journal of the Geological Society (2005) 162 (6): 1031-1045.
... Group, and associated alteration are direct evidence for post-orogenic activity, in which the thrusts vented excess heat during regional crustal extension. On the Isle of Skye, sandstones (Sleat, Torridon and Eriboll Groups) in and around the fault zone contain a Tertiary CRM interpreted to be related...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 October 1990
Journal of the Geological Society (1990) 147 (5): 785-794.
...THOMAS McKie AbstractThe basal Cambrian clastic sediments in northwest Scotland record a transgressive sequence of barrier island to tidal shelf quartz-arenites (Eriboll Sandstone Lower Member and Pipe Rock) overlain by a storm-dominated interval of mixed clastic-carbonate sediments (Fucoid Beds...
Journal Article
Journal: GSA Bulletin
Published: 01 March 2015
GSA Bulletin (2015) 127 (3-4): 349-371.
.... Walter M. Rankin D.W. Lyttle P.T. Burton W.C. , 1995 , U-Pb ages of metarhyolites of the Catoctin and Mount Rogers formations, central and southern Appalachians: Evidence for two phases of Iapetan rifting . American Journal of Science , v. 295 , p. 428 – 454 , doi:10.2475/ajs...
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Fracture abundance in Applecross <b>Formation</b> sandstone compared with that of ...
Published: 01 May 2012
Fig. 17. Fracture abundance in Applecross Formation sandstone compared with that of Eriboll Formation. ( a ) Fracture length v. distance, late ENE–WSW-striking fractures, Eriboll Formation, showing numerous mostly short fractures. ( b ) Fracture length v. distance, in Applecross Formation, along