The BGS Lexicon of Named Rock Units — Result Details

Kilranny Conglomerate Member

Computer Code: KRC Preferred Map Code: KRC
Status Code: Full
Age range: Caradoc Series (O4) — Caradoc Series (O4)
Lithological Description: Conglomerate.
Definition of Lower Boundary: Taken at base of conglomerate lithology, resting on the Bellmoor Member (of the Balclatchie Formation).
Definition of Upper Boundary: Taken at the top of the conglomerate lithology, beneath the Ardwell Farm Formation.
Thickness: To 150m
Geographical Limits: Girvan area, southwest Scotland.
Parent Unit: Balclatchie Formation (BCH)
Previous Name(s): Kilranny Conglomerate (-4738)
Alternative Name(s): none recorded or not applicable
Stratotypes:
Type Section  Kennedy's Pass, about 5km southwest of Girvan. Williams, 1962. 
Reference(s):
Fortey, R A, Harper, D A T, Ingham, J K, Owen, A W, Parkes, M A, Rushton, A W A and Woodcock, N H. 2000. A revised correlation of Ordovician rocks in the British Isles. Geological Society Special Report, No.24. 
Williams, A, 1962. The Barr and Lower Ardmillan Series (Caradoc) of the Girvan district, southwest Ayrshire, with descriptions of the Brachiopoda. Memoir of the Geological Society of London, No.3. 
Lapworth, C, 1882. The Girvan Succession. Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London, Vol. 38, 537-666. 
1:50K maps on which the lithostratigraphical unit is found, and map code used:
none recorded or not applicable