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A palaeomagnetic study of the Nigerian volcanic provinces

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Six Younger Granite localities showing normal and reverse magnetizations in equal proportion have given a Jurassic palaeomagnetic pole position ϕ=62.5°N, Λ=241.6°E; (Fisher's precision parameter (k)=27.8 and α95=13°). Individual palaeopole-positions have also been obtained for a Cretaceous pyroclastic rock and for two Pleistocene basalt flows.

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Marton, E., Marton, P. A palaeomagnetic study of the Nigerian volcanic provinces. PAGEOPH 114, 61–69 (1976). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00875492

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Keywords

  • Cretaceous
  • Jurassic
  • Pleistocene
  • Equal Proportion
  • Reverse Magnetization