Lorne plateau lavas

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The Lorne plateau lavas are basaltic lava flows extruded in the late Silurian, -9 million years ago, which are found today in the Oban - Kerrera area of Scotland.[1] Peperite occurs where they flowed into Old Red Sandstone lakes.


  1. ^ Stampfli, G.M. (2002). "A plate tectonic model for the Paleozoic and Mesozoic constrained by dynamic plate boundaries and restored synthetic oceanic isochrons". Earth and Planetary Science Letters. 196 (1): 17–33. Bibcode:2002E&PSL.196...17S. doi:10.1016/S0012-821X(01)00588-X.