The BGS Lexicon of Named Rock Units — Result Details

Kyle Mudstone unit

Computer Code: KYMU Preferred Map Code: notEntered
Status Code: Full, pending ratification
Age range: Givetian Age (DV) — Frasnian Age (DR)
Lithological Description: Mudstone-dolomite-anhydrite section of the Kyle Group.
Definition of Lower Boundary: none recorded or not applicable
Definition of Upper Boundary: none recorded or not applicable
Thickness: Commonly between 90 m and 100 m thick.
Geographical Limits: none recorded or not applicable
Parent Unit: Kyle Group (KYLE)
Previous Name(s): none recorded or not applicable
Alternative Name(s): none recorded or not applicable
Stratotypes:
none recorded or not applicable
Reference(s):
Cameron, T D J. 1993. 4. Triassic, Permian and pre-Permian of the Central and Northern North Sea. In: Knox, R W O'B and Cordey, W G (eds.) Lithostratigraphic nomenclature of the UK North Sea. British Geological Survey, Nottingham. 
Pennington, I J. 1975. The geology of the Argyll Field. In: Woodland, A W (ed.) Petroleum and the continental shelf of north-west Europe, 285-291. Applied Science Publishers, London. 
1:50K maps on which the lithostratigraphical unit is found, and map code used:
none recorded or not applicable