The BGS Lexicon of Named Rock Units — Result Details

Cove Harbour Sandstone

Computer Code: CVHS Preferred Map Code: notEntered
Status Code: Index Level
Age range: Visean Stage (CV) — Visean Stage (CV)
Lithological Description: Yellow and reddish massive coarse-grained false-bedded sandstone with abundant lenticles of red and buff sandy shale.
Definition of Lower Boundary: none recorded or not applicable
Definition of Upper Boundary: none recorded or not applicable
Thickness: c.26m
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): 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:
none recorded or not applicable