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Sai Lau Kong Formation - Jtl


Sai Lau Kong Formation - Jtl


Stratigraphy: Jurassic volcanic rocks with an age of approximately 164.1 ± 0.2 million years before present.


Distribution: The Sai Lau Kong Formation is restricted to the northwest-trending outcrop in the northeastern New Territories around Sai Lau Kong.


Lithology: Flow-banded dacite lava, minor vitric tuff, tuff breccia and intercalated siltstone.


Flow-banded dacite lava

(Flow-banded dacite lava of the Sai Lau Kong Formation, Sai Lau Kong, northeastern New Territories)


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