Sills and laccoliths

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Title: Sills and laccoliths
Author: Barker, Daniel S.
Description: One of a series of images with descriptions of igneous and volcanic geological features in field environments.
Department: Geological Sciences
Subject: Volcanic rocks Igneous rocks Field geology Field photography Volcanology Salisbury Crags, Edinburgh Arthur's Seat, Edinburgh Sills Laccolith Royal Park, Edinburgh, Scotland Joints London Street pavers James Hutton Neptunists Cross cutting relationships Shonkin Sag, Montana Rubh an Eirannach sill Isle of Skye, Scotland Lajitas, Texas Cretaceous Boquillas Formation Xenoliths Paleozoic rocks Porphyritic Aphyric Quartzite xenoliths Iceland Baked zone Elephant Butte Reservoir, New Mexico David Kenneth Bailey Drumadoon, Isle of Arran, Scotland Sierra Prieta, Diablo Plateau, Texas Sierra Tinaja Pinta complex, Diablo Plateau, Texas Cretaceous limestone San Antonio Mountain, Diablo Plateau, Texas – New Mexico Torres del Paine, Patagonia Chile Tabular intrusive bodies Contact Bedding plane Wall rock Magma Arched contact Injection Quarries Sedimentary rocks History of geology Basal contact Shale Lava flow Mafic magma Syenite layer Felsic magma Zoning Thermal metamorphism Plagioclase Microfossil Quartzite Tridymite blades Quartz Dike Magma chamber Imbrications Limestone Density sorting Plug flow Mafic igneous xenoliths Magma reservoir Hyaloclastite Strike and dip Rhyolite laccolith, Sierra Blanca, Texas
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2152/6304
Date: 2009-04

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