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Journal Article
Published: 01 December 1959
American Mineralogist (1959) 44 (11-12): 1187–1209.
...C. H. Emeleus; J. V. Smith Abstract Detailed field and mineralogical studies of the associated porphyritic felsite and granophyre ring dykes of Slieve Gullion, N. Ireland, have been made to elucidate the genesis of the rock and of the alkali feldspars. Central, acentric subsidence of country rock...
Journal Article
Published: 01 October 2004
Mineralogical Magazine (2004) 68 (5): 725–738.
...S. McDonnell; V. R. Troll; C. H. Emeleus; I. G. Meighan; D. Brock; R. J. Gould Abstract The Palaeogene Slieve Gullion Igneous Complex comprises a layered central intrusion surrounded by a slightly older ring dyke. The ring dyke contains two major intrusive rock types. About 70% of the ring dyke...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 March 2012
Journal of the Geological Society (2012) 169 (2): 157–171.
... by the Camlough Breccias. (The Slieve Gullion Central Sheeted Intrusion and other post-ring-dyke intrusions are not shown on the schematic cross-section). Fig. 2. Panoramic view from Clermont Cairn (SE corner of the ring), showing the topography of the area. The porphyritic rhyolite and porphyritic...
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Panoramic view from Clermont Cairn (SE corner of the ring), showing the top...
Published: 01 March 2012
Fig. 2. Panoramic view from Clermont Cairn (SE corner of the ring), showing the topography of the area. The porphyritic rhyolite and porphyritic microgranite form the low ring of hills surrounding Slieve Gullion, the highest point of the complex, formed by the Central Sheeted Complex (SGSC).
Journal Article
Published: 01 November 2005
Geological Magazine (2005) 142 (6): 659–668.
... coarse sandstones to shales across the area, and the rocks in the southwest are considerably finer-grained than in more northerly outcrops. Chlorite, muscovite and quartz (up to 1 mm) are the dominant minerals present. To obtain a representative Palaeogene mafic Slieve Gullion composition, we sampled...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 February 1992
Journal of the Geological Society (1992) 149 (1): 93–106.
...J. A. GAMBLE; I. G. MEIGHAN; A. G. McCORMICK Abstract Granophyres and microgranites of the Tertiary central intrusive complex of Slieve Gullion, NE Ireland are intimately associated with appreciably larger volumes of mafic rocks whose compositions extend between basalt and basaltic andesite...
Journal Article
Published: 01 April 1999
Journal of the Geological Society (1999) 156 (2): 291–299.
...J. A. GAMBLE; R. J. WYSOCZANSKI; I. G. MEIGHAN Abstract Using the sensitive high resolution ion microprobe (SHRIMP), U-Pb ages have been determined for zircons separated from rhyolitic obsidian from the Tardree (Sandy Braes) Rhyolite Centre and granites of the Mourne Mountains and Slieve Gullion...
Journal Article
Published: 01 July 2011
Journal of the Geological Society (2011) 168 (4): 831–836.
... 2004 ) show a large positive anomaly of up to 50 MGal, elongate in plan view, which extends from the Slieve Gullion area to the postulated feeder region south of the Mourne Granites (Fig. 3 ). Fig. 3. Bouguer gravity anomaly of the Mourne area adapted from Reay (2004 ). Shaded contours...
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Journal Article
Published: 14 June 2023
Journal of the Geological Society (2023) 180 (4): jgs2022-136.
... and Johnston 2004 a ) and Paleogene age ( Cooper et al. 2012 ; Anderson et al. 2016 , 2018 ) traverse the region. The geomorphology of the study area ( Fig. 1d ) is dominated by the high ground of the Mourne Mountains, Slieve Gullion and the Ring of Gullion, and Slieve Croob, which are underlain...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 February 2016
American Mineralogist (2016) 101 (2): 297–310.
...-Sardinia batholith) . Lithos , 90 , 92 – 110 . Reynolds D.L. ( 1941 ) A gabbro-granodiorite contact in the Slieve Gullion area and its bearing on Tertiary petrogenesis . Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London , 97 , 1 – 38 . Reynolds D.L. ( 1951 ) The geology...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 January 2007
Journal of the Geological Society (2007) 164 (1): 99–110.
... from the SW (see Petronis et al . 2004 ) ( Fig. 12c , breached laccolith model). This then implies that the source area was somewhere near the Carlingford and Slieve Gullion Complexes or SE of these. Gravity evidence supports this, as a major gravity anomaly extends from beneath the Slieve Gullion...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 April 1975
Journal of the Geological Society (1975) 131 (2): 121–141.
... and the Slieve Gullion Complex, Ireland Liverp & Manchr Geol J 1956 1 466 501 Bell J. D. Granites and associated rocks of the eastern part of the Western Redhills Complex, Isle of Skye Trans R Soc Edinb 1966 66 307 344 Black G. P. The acid rocks of western Rhum Geol Mag...
Journal Article
Published: 01 May 2001
Proceedings of the Yorkshire Geological Society (2001) 53 (3): 167–175.
... and the adjacent islands . Memoir of the British Geological Survey , Scotland , Sheet 60 . Emeleus C. H. Smith J. V. 1959 . The alkali feldspars, VI. Sanidine and orthoclase perthites from the Slieve Gullion area, Northern Ireland . American Mineralogist , 44 . 1187 – 1209 . Emeleus C. H...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 January 2012
Journal of the Geological Society (2012) 169 (1): 29–36.
... extruded between 61 and 58 Ma ( Preston 2001 ; Cooper 2004 , and references therein), and the younger central igneous complexes of Slieve Gullion and the Mourne Mountains, which were formed between 57 and 55 Ma ( Geological Survey of Northern Ireland 1997 ; Gamble et al. 1999 ). Fig. 3...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 November 2006
Scottish Journal of Geology (2006) 42 (2): 101–112.
... and Markethill faults ( Figs. 3 & 5 ). The Camlough Fault has been active since Late Paleocene times, as proved by a mapped 2 km of dextral strike-slip movement on the Slieve Gullion central igneous complex that was emplaced at 56.5 ± 1.3 Ma ( Gamble et al. 1999 ). Though not mapped as a continuous...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 February 1993
Journal of the Geological Society (1993) 150 (1): 37–38.
...P. J. GIBSON; P. LYLE Abstract Digitally processed aeromagnetic imagery has revealed an extensive swarm of reversely magnetized Tertiary dykes in County Fermanagh, Northern Ireland, 50 km west of the main outcrop of the Tertiary Antrim Lava Group. The swarm covers an area >2000 km 2 , and ground...
Journal Article
Published: 01 July 1999
The Journal of Geology (1999) 107 (4): 421–432.
.... Wager and E. B. Bailey published a brief but wholly convincing paper carrying the provocative title “Basic Magma Chilled against Acid Magma” (Wager and Bailey 1953 ). Using examples from St. Kilda, Scotland, and Slieve Gullion, Ireland, they noted the analogy between the mafic “pillows” enclosed...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 August 1997
Journal of the Geological Society (1997) 154 (4): 701–708.
... Richey J.E. Thomas H.H. The Tertiary ring complex of Slieve Gullion (Ireland) Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London 1932 88 776 849 Ritchie D.K. Hitchen K. Knox R. W. O'B. Corfield R. M. Dunay R. E. Early Palaeogene offshore igneous activity...
Journal Article
Published: 01 September 1994
Journal of the Geological Society (1994) 151 (5): 869–877.
... 1.8 (2a; MSWD =21.9) to 56.3 f 0.8 (MSWD = 0.92) for the Mourne Mountains and a 57.6+ 1.0Ma age (MSWD =0.65) for the Slieve Gullion central complex (Meighan et al. 1988). In keeping with the convention elsewhere in the British Tertiary Igneous Province and in view of the paucity of reliable...
Journal Article
Published: 01 May 2008
Journal of the Geological Society (2008) 165 (3): 651–659.
... .). A significant number of vents and shallow felsic intrusions are preserved on Skye ( Harker 1904 ; Bell 1985 ), Mull ( Bailey 1924 ; Sparks 1988 ), Arran ( King 1955 ) and at Slieve Gullion ( Richey & Thomas 1932 ; McDonnell et al . 2004 ), suggesting that explosive felsic volcanism must have been...
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