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Age and Composition of a Bounty Islands Granite and Age of a Seychelles Islands Granite

Wasserburg, G. J. and Craig, H. and Menard, H. W. and Engel, A. E. J. and Engel, Celeste G. (1963) Age and Composition of a Bounty Islands Granite and Age of a Seychelles Islands Granite. Journal of Geology, 71 (6). pp. 785-789. ISSN 0022-1376.

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Concordant Ar⁴⁰-K⁴⁰ + Sr⁸⁷-Rb⁸⁷ ages of 189 m.y. were obtained on biotite from a Bounty Islands granite. Sr⁸⁷Rb⁸⁷ ages of 638 m.y. and 681 m.y., respectively, were determined on a microcline and a whole rock sample of granite from Mahe Island in the Seychelles Archipelago.

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Additional Information:We wish to acknowledge the very helpful assistance of W. Nesteroff, S. Calvert, and C. Russell, who landed on the Bounties with two of us and aided in the rock collections and in getting back off the island again. ONR support of the expedition and a National Science Foundation grant for the laboratory work are also gratefully acknowledged.
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