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. 
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. 
Walton, J, 1956. Glen More, Cairngorms (2nd Edition). Transactions of the Geological Society of Glasgow, National Forest Park Guides, Vol.XXII, p.133-151. 
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