The BGS Lexicon of Named Rock Units — Result Details

Anvil Limestone

Computer Code: AVL Preferred Map Code: notEntered
Status Code: Index Level
Age range: Brigantian Substage (CX) — Brigantian Substage (CX)
Lithological Description: none recorded or not applicable
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: Around East Kilbride, "Lanarkshire". Correlated with Second Hosie and First Kingshaw limestones elsewhere.
Parent Unit: Lower Limestone Formation (LLGS)
Previous Name(s): none recorded or not applicable
Alternative Name(s): First Kingshaw Limestone
Second Hosie Limestone
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:
none recorded or not applicable