The BGS Lexicon of Named Rock Units — Result Details

Golan Burn Member

Computer Code: GBM Preferred Map Code: GBM
Status Code: Full
Age range: Neoproterozoic Era (AZ) — Neoproterozoic Era (AZ)
Lithological Description: Impure limestone with silvery schistose semipelite and fine-grained slightly calcareous quartz-feldspar psammites.
Definition of Lower Boundary: Conformable with normal Glenelly Formation schist below.
Definition of Upper Boundary: Conformably overlain by normal Glenelly Formation schist.
Thickness: 10m
Geographical Limits: Owenkillen Valley, County Tyrone, Northern Ireland.
Parent Unit: Glenelly Formation (GLLY)
Previous Name(s): none recorded or not applicable
Alternative Name(s): none recorded or not applicable
Type Section  Golan Burn section, c.300m upstream from Golan Bridge. 
none recorded or not applicable
1:50K maps on which the lithostratigraphical unit is found, and map code used:
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