The BGS Lexicon of Named Rock Units — Result Details

Kilsyth No.2 Blackband Ironstone

Computer Code: K2 Preferred Map Code: K2
Status Code: Pending Upgrade
Age range: Pendleian Substage (CE) — Pendleian Substage (CE)
Lithological Description: Ironstone.
Definition of Lower Boundary: Conformable.
Definition of Upper Boundary: Conformable.
Thickness: 11" (28cm).
Geographical Limits: Not defined.
Parent Unit: Limestone Coal Formation (LSC)
Previous Name(s): none recorded or not applicable
Alternative Name(s): none recorded or not applicable
Type Area  Borehole NS77NW/108. Depth of seam 121.3 metres. 
Macgregor, M, Lee, G W, and Wilson, G V. 1920. Special Report on the Mineral Resources of Great Britain: The Iron Ores of Scotland. Memoir of the Geological Survey, Scotland, 100-101. 
Robertson, T and Haldane, D. 1937. The Economic Geology of the Central Coalfield, Area 1. Memoirs of the Geological Survey of Great Britain, Scotland, p.69. 
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