The BGS Lexicon of Named Rock Units — Result Details

Killen Burn Mudstone Member

Computer Code: KNB Preferred Map Code: notEntered
Status Code: Pending Upgrade
Age range: Mid Devonian Epoch (DM) — Mid Devonian Epoch (DM)
Lithological Description: Red sandstones, largely of fluvial origin with calcareous mudstone intervals containing fish remains.
Definition of Lower Boundary: Conformable lower contact on Goose Sandstone Member.
Definition of Upper Boundary: Conformable upper contact with Millbuie Sandstone Member.
Thickness: 70 metres +.
Geographical Limits: Not defined.
Parent Unit: Raddery Sandstone Formation (RDF)
Previous Name(s): Killen Burn Fish Bed (-4130)
Alternative Name(s): none recorded or not applicable
Stratotypes:
Type Area  Sheet 84W (NH65NE). 
Reference(s):
none recorded or not applicable
1:50K maps on which the lithostratigraphical unit is found, and map code used:
S084