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Preliminary Age-Determinations in the Lizard Area

Naturevolume 191pages159160 (1961) | Download Citation



A PETROLOGICAL re-examination of the Lizard area by one of us (D. H. G.) has led to an attempt to date the igneous and metamorphic assemblages using the potassium–argon method.

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    Flett, J. S., and Hill, J. B., The Geology of the Lizard and Meneage, second ed., Mem. Geol. Surv. (1946).

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    Hendriks, E. M. L., Geol. Mag., 96, No. 3, 253 (1959).

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    Holmes, A., Trans. Edin. Geol. Soc., 17, Part 3, 183 (1959).

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  1. Department of Geodesy and Geophysics, Cambridge

    • J. A. MILLER
  2. Department of Mineralogy and Petrology, Cambridge

    • D. H. GREEN


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