The BGS Lexicon of Named Rock Units — Result Details

Badanloch Granite Sheets

Computer Code: BADG Preferred Map Code: G
Status Code: Index Level
Age range: Ordovician Period (O) — Ordovician Period (O)
Lithological Description: A locally highly foliated sodic, plagioclase granite with biotite schlieren.
Definition of Lower Boundary: The sheets are subconcordant within the Moine metasedimentary rocks.
Definition of Upper Boundary: The sheets are subconcordant within the Moine sedimentary rocks.
Thickness: Variable.
Geographical Limits: Caithness and Sutherland, Scotland.
Parent Unit: Scottish Highland Ordovician Minor Intrusion Suite (HOMI)
Previous Name(s): Loch Choire Injection Complex (-1964)
Sodic Granite (-1325)
Alternative Name(s): none recorded or not applicable
Stratotypes:
none recorded or not applicable
Reference(s):
none recorded or not applicable
1:50K maps on which the lithostratigraphical unit is found, and map code used:
S115