The BGS Lexicon of Named Rock Units — Result Details

Kennelburn Ironstone

Computer Code: KENI Preferred Map Code: KENI
Status Code: Pending Upgrade
Age range: Langsettian Substage (CA) — Langsettian Substage (CA)
Lithological Description: Blackband 1'3" - Blaes with 3" clayband rib 1'3" - Coal 10" - Blaes with clayband lenticles up to 6" in thickness; base not seen.
Definition of Lower Boundary: Conformable.
Definition of Upper Boundary: Conformable.
Thickness: 1.2 metres.
Geographical Limits: Not defined.
Parent Unit: Not Entered (?)
Previous Name(s): none recorded or not applicable
Alternative Name(s): none recorded or not applicable
Type Area  Kennel Burn, mouth of old adit, 30 yards east of railway. 
Macgregor, M, Robertson, T, and Flett, J S. 1920. Iron Ores Continued. The Iron Ores of Scotland. Memoir of the Geological Survey, Special Report of the Mineral Resources of Great Britain, 125-126. 
1:50K maps on which the lithostratigraphical unit is found, and map code used: