The BGS Lexicon of Named Rock Units — Result Details

Dockra Limestone [Obsolete Name And Code: Use BLLS]

Computer Code: DOLS Preferred Map Code: DoLs
Status Code: Index Level
Age range: Brigantian Substage (CX) — Brigantian Substage (CX)
Lithological Description: Highly fossiliferous white or cream limestone, commonly comrising reef-like banks of crinoid debris.
Definition of Lower Boundary: none recorded or not applicable
Definition of Upper Boundary: none recorded or not applicable
Thickness: To c.18m
Geographical Limits: Local name formerly applied in north Ayrshire.
Parent Unit: Lower Limestone Formation (LLGS)
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:
S030 S022