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Che Kwu Shan Formation - Krc

Che Kwu Shan Formation - Krc

Stratigraphy: Cretaceous volcanic rocks with an age of approximately 142.5 ± 0.3 million years before present.

Distribution: The Che Kwu Shan Formation occurs in the eastern Hong Kong Island and eastern Kowloon, Sai Kung area, Silverstrand Bay and Tseung Kwan O.

Lithology: Eutaxitic crystal-bearing fine ash vitric tuff with minor tuff breccia.

Eutaxitic fine ash vitric tuff

(Eutaxitic fine ash vitric tuff of the Silverstrand Member of the Che Kwu Shan Formation, Silverstrand Bay, eastern New Territories)