The BGS Lexicon of Named Rock Units — Result Details

Glenluce Intrusion

Computer Code: GLUC Preferred Map Code: GLUC
Status Code: Full
Age range: Pridoli Epoch (SO) — Early Devonian Epoch (DL)
Lithological Description: Diorite.
Definition of Lower Boundary: Intrusive contact.
Definition of Upper Boundary: Intrusive contact.
Thickness: c. 1 square km in total area (3 small ovoid outcrops).
Geographical Limits: Glenluce area of southwest Scotland.
Parent Unit: Galloway Granitic Suite (GALGR)
Previous Name(s): none recorded or not applicable
Alternative Name(s): none recorded or not applicable
Stratotypes:
Reference Section  c. 1km south of Glenluce. 
Reference(s):
Barnes, R P (in prep.) Geology of the Wigtown district. Memoir of the British Geological Survey, Sheets 2, 4W and 4E, Scotland. 
1:50K maps on which the lithostratigraphical unit is found, and map code used:
S004 S003 S001