Multiple intrusive phases in the Leinster Batholith, Ireland: geochronology, isotope geochemistry and constraints on the deformation history

  title={Multiple intrusive phases in the Leinster Batholith, Ireland: geochronology, isotope geochemistry and constraints on the deformation history},
  author={Tobias Fritschle and J. Stephen Daly and Martin J. Whitehouse and Brian McConnell and Stephan Buhre},
  journal={Journal of the Geological Society},
  pages={229 - 246}
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