The BGS Lexicon of Named Rock Units — Result Details

Glen Park Volcanic Detrital Member [Obsolete Name And Code: Use GBV]

Computer Code: GPVD Preferred Map Code: notEntered
Status Code: Index Level
Age range: Visean Stage (CV) — Visean Stage (CV)
Lithological Description: Well-bedded red-brown and purple siltstones and fine-grained sandstones with a volcaniclastic component in parts. Might include some basalt lava flows locally.
Definition of Lower Boundary: Rests on olivine basalt at 22.85m in Glenburn Borehole (NS46SE/164) NS 4783 6066.
Definition of Upper Boundary: Below base of Jedburgh-type basalt flow, Craigie Linn waterfall, Glen Park, Paisley, NS 4746 6047.
Thickness: Variable, 30m+
Geographical Limits: Not defined.
Parent Unit: Clyde Plateau Volcanic Formation (CPV)
Previous Name(s): Glenburn Volcanic Detrital Member [Obsolete Name And Code: See GPVD] (-4070)
Alternative Name(s): none recorded or not applicable
Stratotypes:
Type Area  Craigie Linn Waterfall, Glen Park, Paisley, Sheet S30E. 
Reference(s):
none recorded or not applicable
1:50K maps on which the lithostratigraphical unit is found, and map code used:
S030