The BGS Lexicon of Named Rock Units — Result Details

Kirkmabreck Intrusion

Computer Code: KMBR Preferred Map Code: KMBR
Status Code: Full
Age range: Pridoli Epoch (SO) — Early Devonian Epoch (DL)
Lithological Description: Elongate microgranodiorite intrusion with porphyritic microdiorite dyke on northern margin.
Definition of Lower Boundary: Intrusive contact.
Definition of Upper Boundary: Intrusive contact.
Thickness: c.0.5 square km in total area (c.3km long x 0.2km wide).
Geographical Limits: Creetown area of southwest Scotland.
Parent Unit: Galloway Granitic Suite (GALGR)
Previous Name(s): none recorded or not applicable
Alternative Name(s): Creetown Granite
Stratotypes:
Reference Section  c.2km south of Creetown. 
Reference(s):
Barnes, R P (in prep.) Geology of the Wigtown district. Memoir of the British Geological Survey, Sheets 2, 4W and 4E, Scotland. 
1:50K maps on which the lithostratigraphical unit is found, and map code used:
S004