The BGS Lexicon of Named Rock Units — Result Details

Inshes Flagstone Formation

Computer Code: INF Preferred Map Code: notEntered
Status Code: Pending Upgrade
Age range: Mid Devonian Epoch (DM) — Mid Devonian Epoch (DM)
Lithological Description: Red, green and grey flaggy sandstones with rare grey calcareous mudstones and limestones.
Definition of Lower Boundary: Conformable lower contact with Leanach Sandstone Formation.
Definition of Upper Boundary: Upper contact not seen, (established).
Thickness: 100 metres +.
Geographical Limits: Not defined.
Parent Unit: Inverness Sandstone Group (INS)
Previous Name(s): Inshes Flagstone (-979)
Alternative Name(s): none recorded or not applicable
Type Area  Sheet 84W, Fortrose. 
none recorded or not applicable
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