The BGS Lexicon of Named Rock Units — Result Details

Kirklatch Marine Band

Computer Code: KKMB Preferred Map Code: KKMB
Status Code: Index Level
Age range: Visean Stage (CV) — Visean Stage (CV)
Lithological Description: Shale with ribs of clayband ironstone, Sanguinolites and other bivalves.
Definition of Lower Boundary: Conformable.
Definition of Upper Boundary: Conformable.
Thickness: 0.15m in type section
Geographical Limits: none recorded or not applicable
Parent Unit: Strathclyde Group (SYG)
Previous Name(s): none recorded or not applicable
Alternative Name(s): none recorded or not applicable
Stratotypes:
Type Section  Cuniger Rock section - NO50SE/BJ8, from 118.49m (top) to 118.64m (base). 
Reference(s):
Forsyth, I H and Chisholm, J I, 1977. The geology of east Fife. Memoirs of the Geological Survey of Great Britain. 
1:50K maps on which the lithostratigraphical unit is found, and map code used:
S041