Table 6.1 – Evolution in nomenclature of granite and related intrusive rocks in Hong Kong. Precise correlations not intended.
Brock &
Schofield
(1926)
Williams et al.,
(1945)
Davis (1952)
Allen & Stephens
(1971)
Addison (1986)
Strange & Shaw (1986)
Langford et al. (1989)
Strange et al. (1990)
Langford et al. (1995)
Lai et al. (1996)
Sewell et al. (1997) Campbell & Sewell (1997) This Account
Rocky Harbour Granite and Syenite Granophyric
Microgranite
Dacite LION
ROCK
SUITE
SUBGROUP
III
Kwun Tong Granite
Mount Butler Granite
South Lamma Granite
Stanley Granite
Chi Ma Wan Granite
Kowloon Grantie
LION
ROCK
SUITE
6 Luk Chau Granite
Fan Lau Granite
Sok Kwu Wan Granite
LION
ROCK
SUITE
GRANITIC'
SUBSUITE
Mount Butler Granite
Po Toi Granite
Kowloon Granite
Fan Lau Granite
Sok Kwu Wan Granite
Dykes
Needle Hill Granite
5 Pyramid Hill Qtz Monz.
Joss Hse. Bay Qtz Monz.
Tong Fuk Qtz Monz.
Kwun Tong Granite
Mount Butler Granite
Po Toi Granite
Kowloon Granite
MONZONITIC'
SUBSUIT
Tei Tong Tsui Quartz
Monzonite
Tong Fuk Quartz Monzonite
D'Aguilar Quartz Monzonite
Hong Kong Granite Quartzphyric Rhyolite
SUBGROUP
II
D'Aguilar Syenite

Sha Tin Granite

Lantau Granite
Feldsparphyric Rhyolite
4 Pui O
Cape D'Aguilar
CHEUNG CHAU
SUITE
Luk Keng Quartz Monzonite
Shan Tei Tong Rhyodacite
Chi Ma Wan Granite
Shui Chuen O Granite
Hong Kong Porphyry
3 Luk Keng Qtz Monzonite
Rhyodacite
Chi Ma Wan Granite
South Lamma Granite
Granite Quartz Monzonite Feldsparphyric Rhyodacite
Lantau Porphyritic Granite Dyke Swarm
2 Sha Tin Granite
Lantau Dyke II
Lantau Dyke I
Needle Hill Granite
Tsing Yi Granite
KWAI CHUNG
SUITE
Sha Tin Granite
East Lantau Rhyolite
East Lantau Rhyodacite
Needle Hill Granite
Sham Chung Rhyolite
South Lamma Granite
Hok Tsui Rhyolite
Prophyritic Syenite Fan Lau Porphyritic Granite Fine-grained Granite SUBGROUP
I
Tai Lam Granite


Tsing Shan Granite
Ma On Shan Granite Fine-to Medium-grained
Granite
D'Anguilar Syenite Cheung Chau Granite
Medium-grained Granite
LAMMA
SUIT
1B Tai Lam Granite
Tsing Shan Granite
Chek Lap Kok Granite
Ma Wan Granite
LAMMA
SUIT
A-TYPE'
SUBSUITE
Tai Lam Granite
Tsing Shan Granite
Chek Lap Kok Granite
Chek Mun Rhyolite
Coarse-grained Granite LAMMA
SUIT
Sung Kong Granite

Tai Po Granodiorite
Quartz Syenite and
Quartz Monzonite
1A Soko Granite
Waglan Granite
Lantau Granite
Tai Po Granodiorite
I-TYPE'
SUBSUIT
Lantau Granite
Tai Po Granodiorite
Sung Kong Granite
Tai Po Granodiorite Granodiorite

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