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Simon M. Drake, David J. Brown2, Andrew D. Beard, Ian L. Millar, Kathryn M. Goodenough. [to Prep Volcanica] Violent Palaeocene eruptions determined from silicic ignimbrite lithofacies at Kilchrist, Isle of Skye, NW Scotland.

Simon M Drake Urgent partnership effort to safeguard globally significant meteorite localities on Skye. Earth Heritage 51, Spring 2019.

Simon M Drake, Andrew D Beard On the recent discovery of Paleocene impact ejecta on the Isle of Skye, Geoscientist, V 28, No 3, April 2018

Drake, Simon M. and Beard, Andrew and Jones, Adrian P. and Brown, David J. and Fortes, A. Dominic and Millar, I.L. and Carter, Andrew and Baca, J. and Downes, Hilary. 2017. Discovery of a meteoritic ejecta layer containing unmelted impactor fragments at the base of Paleocene lavas, Isle of Skye, Scotland. Geology, ISSN 0091-7613.
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S.M. Drake and A. D Beard. 2012. Silicic deposits at the base of Palaeogene Skye Lava: Evidence from An Carnach, Strathaird Peninsula. Scottish Journal of Geology, 48, 133-141.

Beard, A.D. and Drake, S.M. 2007 A melilite-bearing high-temperature calcic skarn, Camasunary Bay, Isle of Skye, Scotland. Scot. J. Geology, 43 (1), 57 - 67.

Conference abstracts

Drake S.M. Beard A.D., Jones A.P, Brown D.J and Guyett P. 2019 Ground truthing the Paleocene meteorite impact on the Isle of Skye, NW Scotland, using macro and microscale evidence.

S.M.Drake and A.D.Beard. 2013. Bentonised silicic pyroclastic fall deposits at the base of the Palaeogene Skye Lava field which possess welded ignimbrite like fabrics. VMSG13 conference abstracts, Bristol.

S.M. Drake, D. J. Brown, A. D. Beard. 2011. Eruption chemistry and ignimbrite deposition recorded by accretionary lapilli within pyroclastic Density Current Deposits, Isle of Syke, NW Scotland. VMSG11 conference abstracts, Cambridge.

S.M. Drake, D. J. Brown, A. D. Beard, H. Downes. 2010 Widespread transport of pyroclastic density currents from a Skye volcano: correlation of ignimbrite lithofacies and the evolution of the Palaeogene Skye Central Complex, NW Scotland. VMSG10 conference abstracts, Glasgow.

Drake, S.M., Brown, D.J., Beard, A.D and Downes, H. 2009. Silicic pyroclastic activity in the Skye Central Complex, NW Scotland: volcanic stratigraphy, eruption history and the assembly of coarse ignimbrite lithofacies. VMSG09 conference abstracts, Bournemouth.

Drake, S.M., Brown, D.J., Beard, A.D and Downes, H. 2008. A re-interpretation of the pyroclastic rocks marginal to the Eastern Red Hills around Kilchrist, Isle of Skye, N.W Scotland. VMSG conference abstract, 2008, Dublin.