The BGS Lexicon of Named Rock Units — Result Details

Finnarts Conglomerate Member

Computer Code: FIC Preferred Map Code: FIC
Status Code: Full
Age range: Caradoc Series (O4) — Caradoc Series (O4)
Lithological Description: Two lenticular bodies of mainly coarse greywackes with pebbles, cobbles and boulders.
Definition of Lower Boundary: Lowermost occurrence of pebbles or cobbles in greywackes.
Definition of Upper Boundary: Uppermost occurrence of pebbles, cobbles or boulders in mainly coarse greywacke sequence.
Thickness: 200m
Geographical Limits: Not defined.
Parent Unit: Corsewall Formation (CLG)
Previous Name(s): none recorded or not applicable
Alternative Name(s): none recorded or not applicable
Type Area  Finnart's Point, Sheet SO07E. 
Walton, J, 1956. Glen More, Cairngorms (2nd Edition). Transactions of the Geological Society of Glasgow, National Forest Park Guides, Vol.XXII, p.133-151. 
Floyd, J D, 1996. Lithostratigraphy of the Ordovician rocks in the Southern Uplands: Crawford Group, Moffat Shale Group, Leadhills Supergroup. Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh: Earth Sciences, Vol.86, 153-165. 
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