The BGS Lexicon of Named Rock Units — Result Details

Enler Group

Computer Code: ENLE Preferred Map Code: notEntered
Status Code: Full, pending ratification
Age range: Cisuralian Epoch (PLC) — Cisuralian Epoch (PLC)
Lithological Description: Breccia containing greywacke, sandstone and mudstone set in a sandy matrix. Red-brown buff and white sandstone and red-brown silstone.
Definition of Lower Boundary: Drawn at base of breccia of the Coolbeg Breccia Formation where it rests unconformably on turbidites of the Tullykevin Formation.
Definition of Upper Boundary: Drawn at conformable upward passage from sandstone of the Kennel Sandstone Formation to breccia of the Newforte Breccia Formation.
Thickness: About 320 m thick.
Geographical Limits: County Down, Northern Ireland.
Parent Unit: Not Applicable (-)
Previous Name(s): none recorded or not applicable
Alternative Name(s): none recorded or not applicable
none recorded or not applicable
Smith, R A and others, 1991. Geology of the country around Newtownards. Geological Survey of Northern Ireland. 
Foster, S S D, 1969. Newtownards Borough Council Enler Gravels Abstraction Scheme: Report of the investigation into groundwater conditions at the Unicarval site. Institute of Geological Sciences, Hydrogeology Series, Technical Report WD/ST/69/17. 
1:50K maps on which the lithostratigraphical unit is found, and map code used:
none recorded or not applicable