The BGS Lexicon of Named Rock Units — Result Details

Lower Whitehills Group

Computer Code: DBLW Preferred Map Code: notEntered
Status Code: Full, pending ratification
Age range: Neoproterozoic Era (AZ) — Neoproterozoic Era (AZ)
Lithological Description: dark,flaggy quartzites,purple quartzose phyllites.white limestones.calcareous flags and pebbly grits.(correlative of whitchells group-pelitic group and upper psammitic group).
Definition of Lower Boundary: drawn at base of phyllites of whitehills group where it rests conformably on the boyne limestone.
Definition of Upper Boundary: drawn at conformable upward passage from pebbly grit of the whitehills group to andalusite schists of the boynaie bay group.
Thickness: not defined.
Geographical Limits: grampian,scotland.
Parent Unit: Not Entered (?)
Previous Name(s): none recorded or not applicable
Alternative Name(s): none recorded or not applicable
Type Area  whitehills,grampian,scotland. 
none recorded or not applicable
1:50K maps on which the lithostratigraphical unit is found, and map code used:
none recorded or not applicable