The BGS Lexicon of Named Rock Units — Result Details

Elygrain Vent

Computer Code: ELYG Preferred Map Code: ELYG
Status Code: Full
Age range: Early Mississippian Epoch (CMIE) — Mid Mississippian Epoch (CMIM)
Lithological Description: Pyroclastic breccia or agglomerate in vent, with intrusions of trachyte.
Definition of Lower Boundary: Intrusive.
Definition of Upper Boundary: Intrusive.
Thickness: Vent, elongate, c.200m x 1500m
Geographical Limits: Hawick area, southern Scotland.
Parent Unit: Kelso Subsuite (KELSO)
Previous Name(s): none recorded or not applicable
Alternative Name(s): none recorded or not applicable
Type Section  Elygrain, c.16km southwest of Hawick. 
none recorded or not applicable
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