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Journal Article
Published: 04 April 2017
Journal of the Geological Society (2017) 174 (5): 913–928.
...R. J. Sewell; K. W. F. So; D. L. K. Tang; A. Carter Abstract The Middle Jurassic Tuen Mun Formation, Hong Kong, is a fault-bounded block of rare andesitic and related rocks that preserve a snapshot of the developing SE China continental arc system during the late Mesozoic. The forearc depositional...
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Representative stratigraphic drillhole logs for the <b>Tuen</b> <b>Mun</b> <b>Formation</b>. Dri...
Published: 04 April 2017
Fig. 2. Representative stratigraphic drillhole logs for the Tuen Mun Formation. Drillhole locations are shown in Figure 1 . Slst, siltstone; Sst, sandstone; Congl, conglomerate; Jut, Tin Shui Wai Member; Jus, Siu Hang Tsuen Member; Jua, Tuen Mun Andesite Member.
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ε  Hf ( t ) v. U–Pb zircon age for the <b>Tuen</b> <b>Mun</b> <b>Formation</b> (HK13457) and lat...
Published: 04 April 2017
Fig. 5. ε Hf ( t ) v. U–Pb zircon age for the Tuen Mun Formation (HK13457) and late Palaeozoic and Early to Middle Jurassic rocks from adjacent areas. Comparison data from Sewell et al. (2016) . CHUR, Chondritic Uniform Reservoir; DM, depleted mantle.
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Depositional model for the <b>Tuen</b> <b>Mun</b> <b>Formation</b> (based on  Wood &amp;amp; Wallace...
Published: 04 April 2017
Fig. 11. Depositional model for the Tuen Mun Formation (based on Wood & Wallace 1986 ).
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Cumulative proportion curves of zircon age data (after  Cawood  et al.  201...
Published: 04 April 2017
Fig. 9. Cumulative proportion curves of zircon age data (after Cawood et al. 2012 ) for the Tuen Mun Formation showing the relationship between crystallization age, depositonal age and tectonic setting. A, convergent margin; B, collisional; C, extensional.
Journal Article
Published: 01 December 1997
Journal of the Geological Society (1997) 154 (6): 1039–1052.
... and high-precision geochronological data pre- sented below (Sewell & Campbell this volume; Davis et al. this volume). The oldest Mesozoic volcanic rocks comprise mainly andesitic lavas and tuVs of the Tuen Mun Formation (including the former Tsing Shan Formation). The formation was earlier thought...
Journal Article
Published: 01 December 1997
Journal of the Geological Society (1997) 154 (6): 1053–1066.
... al. this volume) and the Tuen Mun Formation (Langford et al. 1989) of possible Early to Mid-Jurassic age. The Deep Bay Granite is a peraluminous, fine- grained two-mica leucogranite that forms a large oVshore outcrop in Deep Bay and is compositionally distinct from the main Mesozoic volcanic plutonic...
Journal Article
Published: 01 November 2009
Quarterly Journal of Engineering Geology and Hydrogeology (2009) 42 (4): 459–471.
... trunk road, the Tuen Mun Road, affected by debris deposition and flooding in the July 1997 incident ( Fig. 4d ). Following the 2000–2005 incidents, the HKSAR Government commenced a new phase of catchwater studies, overseen by an interdepartmental steering group. It was recognized that, in view...
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Journal Article
Published: 15 March 2018
Journal of the Geological Society (2018) 175 (4): 679–693.
..., granitoids have been generally classified into S-, I-, A- and M-types, with each type showing distinct features and formation under different geological settings. The late Mesozoic geology of South China is dominated by voluminous magmatic suites (>200 000 km 2 ) dominantly composed of granitoids...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 February 1996
Quarterly Journal of Engineering Geology and Hydrogeology (1996) 29 (1): 5–35.
... and Other Rocks in the Yuen Long-Tuen Mun Area . Geotechnical Control Office, Hong Kong (GCO Publication No. 2/90). Gibbs, H. J. & Holtz, W. G. 1957. Research on determining the density of sands by spoon penetration testing. Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on soil Mechanics...
Journal Article
Published: 01 August 1995
Quarterly Journal of Engineering Geology and Hydrogeology (1995) 28 (3): 253–266.
... of the 3rd Australian New Zealand Conference on Geomechanics, 2, 205–213. Hencher, S. R. & Martin, R. P 1984 . The failure of a cut slope on the Tuen Mun Road in Hong Kong. Proceedings of the International Conference on Case Histories in Geotechnical Engineering, St Louis, Missouri...
Series: Geological Society, London, Engineering Geology Special Publications, Geological Society, London, Engineering Geology Special Publications
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1144/EGSP27.12
EISBN: 9781862399723
... include the 19 000 m 3 Tsing Shan debris flow ( King 2001 ), the 40 000 m 3 Tuen Mun earth flow ( Parry & Campbell 2007 ), and the 10 000 m 3 Shek Pik debris flow and 16 000 m 3 debris slide ( McMackin et al. 2009 ). Unlike many regions in the world where landslide assessments are carried out...
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Series: Geological Society, London, Engineering Geology Special Publications, Geological Society, London, Engineering Geology Special Publications
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.1144/EGSP23.6
EISBN: 9781862393851
...; Hencher (1984) , Martin & Hencher (1984) and Au (1986) . The slope illustrated in Figure  27 is on the Tuen Mun Highway in Hong Kong. Post-failure investigation and analysis established that positive pore-water pressure was necessary to explain the landslide yet a piezometer through the landslide...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 August 2010
Quarterly Journal of Engineering Geology and Hydrogeology (2010) 43 (3): 307–320.
... landslide, Tuen Mun, Hong Kong, China . Bulletin of Engineering Geology and the Environment , 66 , 135 – 141 . Parry S. Jonas D.A. 2007 . The use of LiDAR for landslide hazard assessments: Hong Kong case studies . In: Proceeding of the Hong Kong Regional Group Conference . Hong...
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Journal Article
Published: 24 November 2020
Geological Magazine (2021) 158 (6): 1074–1108.
... in the Dehua area. The regional volcanic strata are the Late Jurassic to Early Cretaceous Nanyuan Formation and the late Early Cretaceous Shimaoshan Group (Fig.  2 a). The Nanyuan Formation comprises a thick intermediate–acid pyroclastic sequence and is subdivided into four units: (1) a basal unit comprising...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 August 2007
Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America (2007) 97 (4): 1293–1307.
... commercial and business district stretching along the northern coast of the Hong Kong island, and Tuen Mun ( tmn ) represents a suburban residential area dominated by medium- and high- rise buildings. Two controlling regional earthquakes for seismic hazard of Hong Kong have been identified by Megawati...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 February 2010
Quarterly Journal of Engineering Geology and Hydrogeology (2010) 43 (1): 33–68.
... exploited by the sliding surfaces, and studies have shown that the clay infills generally comprise kaolin. Slope formation in Hong Kong before the 1970s was largely carried out in an empirical manner with little geotechnical input in design and construction. Since the introduction of comprehensive...
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