The BGS Lexicon of Named Rock Units — Result Details

Barytes Mine Conglomerate Member

Computer Code: BMCG Preferred Map Code: BMCG
Status Code: Pending Upgrade
Age range: Early Devonian Epoch (DL) — Early Devonian Epoch (DL)
Lithological Description: Conglomerate comprised of predominatly quartzite boulders.
Definition of Lower Boundary: Contact above and below with the Sannox Siltstone Formation.
Definition of Upper Boundary: Contact above and below with the Sannox Siltstone Formation.
Thickness: 8 m thick.
Geographical Limits: Isle of Arran.
Parent Unit: Sannox Siltstone Formation (SXS)
Previous Name(s): Barytes Mine Conglomerate (-3860)
Alternative Name(s): none recorded or not applicable
Stratotypes:
Type Area  Arran Special Sheet. 
Reference(s):
Friend, P F, Harland, W B and Hudson, J D, 1963. The Old Red Sandstone and the Highland Boundary in Arran, Scotland. Transactions of the Edinburgh Geological Society, Vol.19, 363-425. 
1:50K maps on which the lithostratigraphical unit is found, and map code used:
S338 S013