The BGS Lexicon of Named Rock Units — Result Details

Fascally Siltstone Member

Computer Code: FCYSI Preferred Map Code: notEntered
Status Code: Pending Upgrade
Age range: Callovian Age (JC) — Callovian Age (JC)
Lithological Description: none recorded or not applicable
Definition of Lower Boundary: none recorded or not applicable
Definition of Upper Boundary: none recorded or not applicable
Thickness: c.34m
Geographical Limits: Brora area, eastern Scotland.
Parent Unit: Clynekirkton Sandstone Formation (CYK)
Previous Name(s): none recorded or not applicable
Alternative Name(s): none recorded or not applicable
Stratotypes:
Type Section  The foreshore [NC 909 031] south of the River Brora estuary includes the type section of the Fascally Siltstone Member (Sykes, 1975). 
Reference(s):
Barron, A J M, Lott, G K, and Riding, J B. 2012. Stratigraphical framework for the Middle Jurassic strata of Great Britain and the adjoining continental shelf. British Geological Survey Research Report RR/11/06. 
Sykes, R M. 1975. The stratigraphy of the Callovian and Oxfordian stages (Middle-Upper Jurassic) in northern Scotland. Scottish Journal of Geology, Vol.11, 51-78. 
1:50K maps on which the lithostratigraphical unit is found, and map code used:
none recorded or not applicable