The BGS Lexicon of Named Rock Units — Result Details

Allt Dregnie Phyllite Member

Computer Code: ALDP Preferred Map Code: SYMB
Status Code: Full
Age range: Neoproterozoic Era (AZ) — Neoproterozoic Era (AZ)
Lithological Description: Micaceous psammites and semipelites with some pods and bands of calc-silicate rock. Contains a prominent white limestone in places. Phyllitic in places.
Definition of Lower Boundary: At the top of flaggy psammites of the Corryhabbie Quartzite Formation.
Definition of Upper Boundary: At the incoming of prominent thin beds of limestone in strongly banded rocks of the Glen Suie Limestone Member.
Thickness: c. 140m in Glen Suie, including any thickening due to folding.
Geographical Limits: Braes of Glenlivet, Glen Suie.
Parent Unit: Ailnack Phyllite And Limestone Formation (APAL)
Previous Name(s): none recorded or not applicable
Alternative Name(s): none recorded or not applicable
Type Section  Stream section, Back Burn, Glen Suie. 
Reference Section  Stream section, Allt Dregnie, Glenlivet. 
Memoir of the British Geological Survey, Sheet 75, in preparation. 
1:50K maps on which the lithostratigraphical unit is found, and map code used:
none recorded or not applicable