The BGS Lexicon of Named Rock Units — Result Details

Glenbuck Group

Computer Code: GBK Preferred Map Code: GBK
Status Code: Full
Age range: Wenlock Epoch (SW) — Wenlock Epoch (SW)
Lithological Description: Conglomerates, red mudstones, grey siltstones and fine-grained sandstones with fish bed. NOTE:For Reference Sections see component formations (Gully Red Beds, Fish Bed Formation, Dovestone Red Beds, Douglas Water Arenite and Parishholm Conglomerate).
Definition of Lower Boundary: Base of Parishholm Conglomerate.
Definition of Upper Boundary: Base of overlying Hareshaw Conglomerate.
Thickness: c. 340m
Geographical Limits: Hagshaw Hills Inlier, Lanarkshire. 50k sheets 23W, 23E and 15W.
Parent Unit: Not Applicable (-)
Previous Name(s): none recorded or not applicable
Alternative Name(s): none recorded or not applicable
Stratotypes:
none recorded or not applicable
Reference(s):
Rolfe, W D I, 1961. The Geology of the Hagshaw Hills Silurian Inlier, Lanarkshire. Transactions of the Edinburgh Geological Society, Vol.18, Part 3, 240-269. 
Richey, J E, Anderson, E M, and Macgregor, A G. 1930.The geology of north Ayreshire. Memoir of the Geological Survey of Great Britain. 
Walton, E K. 1983. Lower Palaeozoic - Stratigraphy. In Craig, G Y (editor), Geology of Scotland (2nd edition)(Edinburgh: Scottish Academic Press.) 
Geikie, A, 1873. Lanarkshire: Central Districts. Memoirs of the Geological Survey of Scotland. 
Lawson, J and Lawson, J, 1976. The Southern Uplands and Galloway. "In" Geology explained around Glasgow and south-west Scotland, including Arran. 
Rolfe, W D I, 1973. The Hagshaw Hills Silurian Inlier. "In" Bluck, B J, Geology of the Glasgow district. 
1:50K maps on which the lithostratigraphical unit is found, and map code used:
S023 S015 S023