The BGS Lexicon of Named Rock Units — Result Details

Cove Lower Marine Band

Computer Code: CLMB Preferred Map Code: notEntered
Status Code: Index Level
Age range: Asbian Substage (CR) — Asbian Substage (CR)
Lithological Description: Calcareous sandstone with many fossils.
Definition of Lower Boundary: none recorded or not applicable
Definition of Upper Boundary: none recorded or not applicable
Thickness: c.4.5m
Geographical Limits: Type locality is at Cove Harbour, near Cockburnspath, Berwickshire.
Parent Unit: Strathclyde Group (SYG)
Previous Name(s): none recorded or not applicable
Alternative Name(s): Cove Lower Limestone
Stratotypes:
none recorded or not applicable
Reference(s):
Clough, C T, Barrow, G, Crampton, C B, Maufe, H B, Anderson, E M and Bailey, E B . 1910. The geology of East Lothian (2nd edition). Memoir of the Geological Survey, Scotland, Sheets 33 and parts of 34 and 41. 
Wilson, H H. 1952. The Cove marine bands in East Lothian and their realtion to the ironstone, shale and limestone of Redesdale, Northumberland. Geological Magazine, Vol.89. 
1:50K maps on which the lithostratigraphical unit is found, and map code used:
none recorded or not applicable