The BGS Lexicon of Named Rock Units — Result Details

Doolie Ness Conglomerate Member

Computer Code: DNCO Preferred Map Code: DNCO
Status Code: Pending Upgrade
Age range: Silurian Period (S) — Devonian Period (D)
Lithological Description: A clast-supported conglomerate of mainly 'Highland' provenance.
Definition of Lower Boundary: Not seen due to faulting.
Definition of Upper Boundary: The top of the uppermost conglomerate bed in the lower part of the Gourdon Sandstone Formation.
Thickness: At least 60 m thick, full thickness not seen or proved.
Geographical Limits: Gourdon-Inverbervie area.
Parent Unit: Gourdon Sandstone Formation (GNF)
Previous Name(s): Doolie Ness Conglomerate Formation (-4613)
Alternative Name(s): none recorded or not applicable
Stratotypes:
Type Section  Coastal section around Doolie Ness, east of Gourdon. 
Reference(s):
Carroll, S, 1994. Geology of the Inverbervie and Catterline district, 1:10 000 sheets NO87NW, NO87NE and NO87SW. British Geological Survey, Technical Report, WA/94/20. 
1:50K maps on which the lithostratigraphical unit is found, and map code used:
S067