The BGS Lexicon of Named Rock Units — Result Details

Ardross Lingula Band

Computer Code: ARLB Preferred Map Code: ARLB
Status Code: Index Level
Age range: Visean Stage (CV) — Visean Stage (CV)
Lithological Description: Mudstone with Lingula.
Definition of Lower Boundary: Conformable.
Definition of Upper Boundary: Conformable.
Thickness: 1.22m in type section.
Geographical Limits: none recorded or not applicable
Parent Unit: Pathhead Formation (PDB)
Previous Name(s): none recorded or not applicable
Alternative Name(s): none recorded or not applicable
Type Section  Pathhead to Sandy Craig coastal section. 
Forsyth, I H and Chisholm, J I, 1977. The geology of east Fife. Memoirs of the Geological Survey of Great Britain. 
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