The BGS Lexicon of Named Rock Units — Result Details

Findon Group

Computer Code: FIG Preferred Map Code: notEntered
Status Code: Full, pending ratification
Age range: Eifelian Age (DI) — Givetian Age (DV)
Lithological Description: Coarse conglomerate with a seam of red clay containing fossil fish.
Definition of Lower Boundary: Drawn at the base of the Findon Group where conglomerate rests conformably upon marl of the Crovie Group.
Definition of Upper Boundary: Drawn at the conformable upward passage of the Findon Group from conglomerate and breccia overlain by superficial deposits.
Thickness: 24 metres.
Geographical Limits: Gamrie parish, Grampian region.
Parent Unit: Not Entered (?)
Previous Name(s): none recorded or not applicable
Alternative Name(s): none recorded or not applicable
Type Area  Den of Findon in Gamrie Parish, Grampian region. 
Read, H H, 1923. Geology of the country around Banff, Huntly and Turriff, Lower Banffshire and north-west Aberdeenshire. Memoir of the Geological Survey, Scotland Sheets 86 and 96 (Scotland). 
1:50K maps on which the lithostratigraphical unit is found, and map code used:
none recorded or not applicable