The BGS Lexicon of Named Rock Units — Result Details

Avoch Sandstone Member

Computer Code: AVM Preferred Map Code: AvM
Status Code: Full
Age range: Mid Devonian Epoch (DM) — Mid Devonian Epoch (DM)
Lithological Description: none recorded or not applicable
Definition of Lower Boundary: Conformable lower contact on Kilmuir Conglomerate Formation.
Definition of Upper Boundary: Conformable upper contact with Drumderfit Conglomerate Member.
Thickness: 100m, lensing.
Geographical Limits: Not defined.
Parent Unit: Raddery Sandstone Formation (RDF)
Previous Name(s): none recorded or not applicable
Alternative Name(s): none recorded or not applicable
Stratotypes:
Type Section  Sheet 84W [NH64NE]. 
Reference(s):
none recorded or not applicable
1:50K maps on which the lithostratigraphical unit is found, and map code used:
S084