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Clear Water Bay Formation - Kkw


Clear Water Bay Formation - Kkw


Stratigraphy: Early Cretaceous volcanic rocks with ages of approximately 140.7 ± 0.2 million years before present.


Distribution: The Clear Water Bay Formation crops out in eastern Kowloon and eastern New Territories south of the Chek Keng Fault.


Lithology: Flow-banded porphyritic rhyolite lava, rhyolite breccia and eutaxitic vitric tuff.


Porphyritic rhyolite lava of the Clear Water Bay Formation

(Porphyritic rhyolite lava of the Clear Water Bay Formation, High Island Reservoir, eastern New Territories)


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