The BGS Lexicon of Named Rock Units — Result Details

Millbuie Sandstone Member

Computer Code: MIM Preferred Map Code: notEntered
Status Code: Pending Upgrade
Age range: Devonian Period (D) — Devonian Period (D)
Lithological Description: Red sandstones, largely of fluvial origin.
Definition of Lower Boundary: Conformable lower contact on Killen Burn Mudstone Member.
Definition of Upper Boundary: Upper contact not seen.
Thickness: 250 metres +.
Geographical Limits: Not defined.
Parent Unit: Raddery Sandstone Formation (RDF)
Previous Name(s): none recorded or not applicable
Alternative Name(s): none recorded or not applicable
Type Area  Sheet 84W (NH65NE). 
Fletcher, T P et al. 1996. Geology of the Fortrose and eastern Inverness district. Memoir of the British Geological Survey, Sheet 84W (Scotland). 
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