Dykes as physical buffers to metamorphic overprinting: an example from the Archaean–Palaeoproterozoic Lewisian Gneiss Complex of NW Scotland
Demarcation of the boundary between Middle Devonian Upper Stromness Flagstone and Rousay Flagstone formations in Westray, Orkney
Looking up to the imposing granite buttresses of Coire an t-Sneachda (Corrie of the Snow), Cairngorms, well-named with the remnants of the snow pack still clinging on to the slopes in June. From this distance, the lichen disguises the pink hues of the k-feldspar while ptarmigan chatter unseen in the distance. Photo taken as Paul Younger, Tom Harley, and Alistair McCay decide where would provide the most accurate and be safest to collect gamma-ray spectrometry readings. The findings are described in Scottish Journal of Geology, 53, 1-11.
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