The BGS Lexicon of Named Rock Units — Result Details

Leanach Sandstone Formation

Computer Code: LSA Preferred Map Code: notEntered
Status Code: Pending Upgrade
Age range: Mid Devonian Epoch (DM) — Mid Devonian Epoch (DM)
Lithological Description: Red sandstones of mixed fluvial and aeolian origin.
Definition of Lower Boundary: Conformable boundary with Nairnside Sandstone Formation below.
Definition of Upper Boundary: Conformable boundary with Inshes Flagstone Formation above.
Thickness: 50 metres +.
Geographical Limits: Not defined.
Parent Unit: Inverness Sandstone Group (INS)
Previous Name(s): Leanach Sandstone (-3539)
Alternative Name(s): none recorded or not applicable
Stratotypes:
Type Area  Sheet 84W. 
Reference(s):
none recorded or not applicable
1:50K maps on which the lithostratigraphical unit is found, and map code used:
S084