Evidence of the proto-Iceland plume in northwestern Ireland at 42 Ma from helium isotopes

L.A. Kirstein, M.J. Timmerman

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    Abstract

    Combined K-Ar and Ar-Ar dating of a xenolith-bearing alkaline dyke, previously considered to be of late Palaeozoic age, suggest a mid-Eocene age of c. 43 Ma, indicating that it is part of extensive rift-related Tertiary intrusive activity. High
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)923-927
    JournalJournal of the Geological Society (London)
    Volume157
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2000

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