Geology of Meath - Sheet 13

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Area covered by the Map and Booklet

Area covered by Map


Booklet Contents

  • INTRODUCTION TO THE GEOLOGY OF MEATH
    • A brief geological history of Meath
    • Reading the Geological Map of Meath
    • BEDROCK GEOLOGY OF MEATH
      • Longford-Down Inlier
      • Balbriggan Inlier
      • Lambay Island and Portrane Inlier
      • Terranes
      • Possible Devonian rocksDinantian rocks
      • Silesian: Namurian and Westphalian
      • Permo-Trias rocks: Kingscourt Outlier
      • Igneous Intrusions
      • Deformation and Structure
          • NATURAL RESOURCES
            • Metallic Mineral Deposits
            • Industrial Minerals
            • Hydrogeology
                • REFERENCES AND ADDITIONAL READING LISTS
                • APPENDIX 1 & 2

                  • Two Plates from the Booklet

                    Drogheda Granite

                    Close-up view of the Drogheda Granite with mafic enclaves
















                    Clogherhead Formation

                    Folds in the Clogherhead Formation. Note double-hinged anticline, D1 hinge to right and D2 hinge to left, and penetrative S1 and spaced S2 cleavages.