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amphibolite Anglesey Appin Argyll Group Arvonian Badcallian Ballachulish basal base basement beds Brioverian Cadomian Caledonian Caledonides Cambrian Charnian conglomerate correlation craton Crinan Dalradian Dalradian rocks dates Dearnley deﬁned deposition diorite Donegal Easdale emplaced episodes evidence facies folded Formation Geological Glen gneisses granite granulite Grit Highland Group hornblende igneous inlier intrusions Ireland Islay Islay Subgroup isochron date isotopic Jl geol K-Ar late Precambrian Laxfordian Lewisian Complex Limestone lithological Loch Lond Longmyndian Lower Cambrian m.y. ago M00rbath Mayo metamorphic rocks metasediments migmatitic Moine Monian Morar north-west orogenic outcrop Outer Hebrides Palaeozoic pegmatites pelitic Phyllite Pitcher Precambrian Precambrian rocks psammitic quartz Quartzite rhyolitic sandstone schists Scotland Scourian Scourie dyke sedimentary sediments sequence shales signiﬁcance south-east Southern Highland Stoer stratigraphic Stretton structures succession suggests Supergroup supracrustal Sutton & Watson Tayvallich Tayvallich Subgroup tectonic thickness Tillite Torridon Group Torridonian tuffs turbidites unconformably Uriconian volcanic rocks Wentnor