The BGS Lexicon of Named Rock Units — Result Details

Druid Conglomerate Member

Computer Code: DRC Preferred Map Code: DRC
Status Code: Pending Upgrade
Age range: Early Devonian Epoch (DL) — Early Devonian Epoch (DL)
Lithological Description: A coarse conglomerate with mainly quartzite boulders and some pebbly sandstones.
Definition of Lower Boundary: The base of the lowest, mainly quartzite, pebble conglomerate within the Am Binnein Sandstone Formation.
Definition of Upper Boundary: The Top of the mainly quartzite pebble conglomerates within the Am Binnein Sandstone Formation.
Thickness: 275 m thick.
Geographical Limits: Isle of Arran.
Parent Unit: Am Binnein Sandstone Formation (ABN)
Previous Name(s): Druid Conglomerates (-4620)
Druid Conglomerate (-2155)
Alternative Name(s): Glen Sannox Conglomerate
Stratotypes:
Type Area  Arran Special Sheet. 
Reference(s):
Friend, P F, Harland, W B and Hudson, J D, 1963. The Old Red Sandstone and the Highland Boundary in Arran, Scotland. Transactions of the Edinburgh Geological Society, Vol.19, 363-425. 
1:50K maps on which the lithostratigraphical unit is found, and map code used:
S338 S013