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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 Group cover in the west. Here we present two new balanced and restored sections across the Moine Thrust zone in the region of the Loch Ailsh and Loch Borralan alkali intrusions. Syenites and alkaline pyroxenites intrude up to Durness Group carbonates. Syenites are interpreted as cut by the Moine and Ben More Thrusts and therefore their intrusion...

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