The BGS Lexicon of Named Rock Units — Result Details

Abbeyhill Shales

Computer Code: AHSH Preferred Map Code: notEntered
Status Code: Index Level
Age range: Visean Stage (CV) — Visean Stage (CV)
Lithological Description: Dark blue shaly mudstones, locally crowded with ostracods.
Definition of Lower Boundary: none recorded or not applicable
Definition of Upper Boundary: none recorded or not applicable
Thickness: none recorded or not applicable
Geographical Limits: none recorded or not applicable
Parent Unit: Gullane Formation (GUL)
Previous Name(s): none recorded or not applicable
Alternative Name(s): none recorded or not applicable
Stratotypes:
none recorded or not applicable
Reference(s):
Lexique Stratigraphique International. 1971. Volume 1, Europe, Fascicule 3a, England, Wales and Scotland, Part 3a VII, Lower Carboniferous (Dinantian). 
1:50K maps on which the lithostratigraphical unit is found, and map code used:
S032