The Armorican roots of South West Britain

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  • Plymouth Lecture Theatre, Portland Square Building

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In this talk, Dr Arjan Dijkstra from the University of Plymouth will be talking about how mapping the lamprophyres (small volume ultrapotassic igneous rocks) of South West England has lead to a remarkable rethinking of the deep lithosphere beneath our feet.

This event is organised by the South West Regional Group of the Geological Society. The talk is open to all and no registration is required.

Doors open at 18:30 for 19:00 start.

Contact sarah.boulton@plymouth.ac.uk for any queries.

Geologists reveal ancient connection between England and France. Researchers believe new study could explain the abundance of tin and tungsten in Devon and Cornwall. Dr Arjan Dijskstra was the lead author on this paper - read the recent news release.
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