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Needle Hill Granite - Jkn

Needle Hill Granite - Jkn

Stratigraphy: Jurassic intrusive rocks with an age of approximately 146.4 ± 0.2 million years before present.

Distribution: The Needle Hill Granite forms an elliptical biotite monzogranite pluton on the northwestern side of the Shing Mun Valley and in northwestern Kowloon.

Lithology: Porphyritic fine-grained granite and equigranular medium-grained granite.

Porphyritic fine-grained Needle Hill Granite

(Porphyritic fine-grained Needle Hill Granite, Sha Tin, central New Territories)