The BGS Lexicon of Named Rock Units — Result Details

Kilmuir Conglomerate Formation

Computer Code: KCF Preferred Map Code: notEntered
Status Code: Pending Upgrade
Age range: Mid Devonian Epoch (DM) — Mid Devonian Epoch (DM)
Lithological Description: Red-purple cobble and boulder conglomerate.
Definition of Lower Boundary: Conformable lower contact on Den Siltstone Formation.
Definition of Upper Boundary: Conformable upper contact with Raddery Sandstone Formation.
Thickness: 500 metres +.
Geographical Limits: Not defined.
Parent Unit: Inverness Sandstone Group (INS)
Previous Name(s): none recorded or not applicable
Alternative Name(s): none recorded or not applicable
Stratotypes:
Type Area  Sheet 84W. (NH75NW). 
Reference(s):
none recorded or not applicable
1:50K maps on which the lithostratigraphical unit is found, and map code used:
S094 S094 S084