The BGS Lexicon of Named Rock Units — Result Details

Funzie Conglomerate Formation

Computer Code: FUNC Preferred Map Code: symbol
Status Code: Full
Age range: Ordovician Period (O) — Silurian Period (S)
Lithological Description: A conglomerate with mainly quartzite pebbles, including some pebbles of ophiolitic affinity.
Definition of Lower Boundary: Faulted (tectonic lens).
Definition of Upper Boundary: Faulted (tectonic lens).
Thickness: Several kilometres thick.
Geographical Limits: The eastern part of Fetlar, bound to the west by faults.
Parent Unit: Unst Phyllite Group (UNPH)
Previous Name(s): none recorded or not applicable
Alternative Name(s): none recorded or not applicable
Stratotypes:
Type Area  The east coast of Fetlar. Flinn, 1985. 
Reference(s):
British Geological Survey, 1999. Unst and Fetlar. Scotland Sheet 131. Solid and Drift Geology, 1:50,000. 
Flinn, D, 1985. The Caledonides of Shetland. In: Gee D G and Sturt B A.. (Eds), The Caledonide Orogen -Scandinavia and Related Areas. [John Wiley and Sons Ltd.] 
1:50K maps on which the lithostratigraphical unit is found, and map code used:
S131