The BGS Lexicon of Named Rock Units — Result Details

Auldthorns Formation

Computer Code: AUT Preferred Map Code: AUT
Status Code: Full
Age range: Cautleyan Stage (OU) — Cautleyan Stage (OU)
Lithological Description: Coarse-grained greenish sandstones.
Definition of Lower Boundary: Conformably overlies the Shalloch Formation.
Definition of Upper Boundary: Conformably overlain by the Quarrel Hill Formation.
Thickness: 36m
Geographical Limits: Not defined.
Parent Unit: Drummuck Subgroup (DKG)
Previous Name(s): none recorded or not applicable
Alternative Name(s): none recorded or not applicable
Type Area  Craighead Inlier. Sheet SO14W (Quarrel Hill). 
Harper, D A T, 1982. The stratigraphy of the Drummock Group (Ashgill), Girvan. Geological Journal, Vol.17, p.251-277.l. 17 251-277 
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