The BGS Lexicon of Named Rock Units — Result Details

Daviot Conglomerate Formation

Computer Code: DVC Preferred Map Code: notEntered
Status Code: Pending Upgrade
Age range: Mid Devonian Epoch (DM) — Mid Devonian Epoch (DM)
Lithological Description: Red and purple cobble-boulder conglomerate with sporadic thin sandstone lenses and rare thin limestone lenses.
Definition of Lower Boundary: Unconformable base on Pre-Cambrian rocks.
Definition of Upper Boundary: Conformable upper contact with Nairnside Sandstone Formation.
Thickness: 200 metres +.
Geographical Limits: Not defined.
Parent Unit: Inverness Sandstone Group (INS)
Previous Name(s): none recorded or not applicable
Alternative Name(s): none recorded or not applicable
Type Area  Sheet 84W. 
none recorded or not applicable
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