The BGS Lexicon of Named Rock Units — Result Details

Goose Sandstone Member

Computer Code: GEM Preferred Map Code: notEntered
Status Code: Pending Upgrade
Age range: Mid Devonian Epoch (DM) — Mid Devonian Epoch (DM)
Lithological Description: Red sandstone, largely of fluvial origin.
Definition of Lower Boundary: Conformable lower contact on Drumderfit Conglomerate Member.
Definition of Upper Boundary: Conformable upper contact with Kellen Burn Mudstone Member.
Thickness: c. 200 metres.
Geographical Limits: Not defined.
Parent Unit: Raddery Sandstone Formation (RDF)
Previous Name(s): none recorded or not applicable
Alternative Name(s): none recorded or not applicable
Type Area  Sheet 84W (NH65NE). 
none recorded or not applicable
1:50K maps on which the lithostratigraphical unit is found, and map code used: