The BGS Lexicon of Named Rock Units — Result Details

Edzell Mudstone Formation [Obsolete Name And Code: See CXF]

Computer Code: EDM Preferred Map Code: notEntered
Status Code: Index Level
Age range: Emsian Age (DE) — Emsian Age (DE)
Lithological Description: none recorded or not applicable
Definition of Lower Boundary: Slightly diachronous, locally interfingering with the underlying sandstone of the Dunblane Sandstone Member in the Stirling area, the Scone Formation in the Perth area, and the Tannadice Sandstone Member and Deep Conglomerate in the Laurencekirk area.
Definition of Upper Boundary: Diachronous, interfingering with and passing upwards into the Teith (former Edzell Sandstone) formation.
Thickness: none recorded or not applicable
Geographical Limits: The Brechin-Stonehaven area, on Sheets 66, 57, 67.
Parent Unit: Strathmore Group (SEG)
Previous Name(s): Edzell Mudstones (-3342)
Alternative Name(s): Cromlix Mudstone Formation
Stratotypes:
none recorded or not applicable
Reference(s):
Browne, M A E, Smith, R A and Aitken, A M. 2001. A lithostratigraphical framework for the Devonian (Old Red Sandstone) rocks of Scotland south of a line from Fort William to Aberdeen. Version 3. British Geological Survey Research Report RR/01/04. 
Armstrong, M and Paterson, I B, 1970. The Lower Old Red Sandstone of the Strathmore Region. Report of the Institute of Geological Sciences No.70/12 
1:50K maps on which the lithostratigraphical unit is found, and map code used:
none recorded or not applicable