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Mount Butler Granite - Klb

Mount Butler Granite - Klb

Stratigraphy: Cretaceous intrusive rocks with an age of approximately 136 ± 0.1 million years before present.

Distribution: The Mount Butler Granite forms small, subcircular intrusions on the southeast and east margins of the Kowloon Granite on Hong Kong Island and in eastern Kowloon.

Lithology: Equigranular fine- and fine- to medium-grained biotite granite.

Equigranular, fine-grained Mount Butler Granite

(Equigranular, fine-grained Mount Butler Granite, eastern Kowloon)