An Arenig-Llanvirn age for the black shales of Slieve Gallion, County Tyrone

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Authors:Hutton, D. H. W.; Holland, C. H.
Author Affiliations:Primary:
Durham University, Department of Geological Sciences, Durham, United Kingdom
Trinity College, Ireland
Volume Title:Irish Journal of Earth Sciences
Source:Irish Journal of Earth Sciences, 11(2), p.187-189. Publisher: Royal Irish Academy, Dublin, Ireland. ISSN: 0790-1763
Publication Date:1992
Note:In English. 3 refs.; illus., incl. sketch map
Summary:New graptolite identifications indicate that the volcanic sequence of the Tyrone inlier is of Arenig-Llanvirn age and not Llandeilo-Caradoc. [R.K.H.]
Subjects:Arenigian; Black shale; Clastic rocks; Graptolithina; Igneous rocks; Llanvirnian; Lower Ordovician; Middle Ordovician; Ordovician; Paleozoic; Sedimentary rocks; Volcanic rocks; Europe; Northern Ireland; Tyrone Northern Ireland; United Kingdom; Western Europe; Slieve Gallion; Tyrone Inlier
Coordinates:N544400 N544400 W0064500 W0064500
Abstract Numbers:96M/1309
Record ID:2012036092
Copyright Information:GeoRef, Copyright 2019 American Geosciences Institute. Reference includes data from Mineralogical Abstracts, United Kingdom, Twickenham, United Kingdom
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