The BGS Lexicon of Named Rock Units — Result Details

Leap Hill Vent

Computer Code: LEAP Preferred Map Code: LEAP
Status Code: Full
Age range: Early Mississippian Epoch (CMIE) — Mid Mississippian Epoch (CMIM)
Lithological Description: Pyroclastic breccia or basaltic agglomerate in vent, intruded by trachyte and dolerite.
Definition of Lower Boundary: Intrusive.
Definition of Upper Boundary: Intrusive.
Thickness: Vent, elongate, c.300m x 600m
Geographical Limits: Hawick area, southern Scotland.
Parent Unit: Kelso Subsuite (KELSO)
Previous Name(s): none recorded or not applicable
Alternative Name(s): none recorded or not applicable
Type Section  Summit of Leap Hill, c.12km south of Hawick. 
none recorded or not applicable
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