The BGS Lexicon of Named Rock Units — Result Details

Moine Thrust Zone Mylonites Complex

Computer Code: MTZM Preferred Map Code: MTZ
Status Code: Pending Upgrade
Age range: Archaean Eon (AR) — Silurian Period (S)
Lithological Description: none recorded or not applicable
Definition of Lower Boundary: none recorded or not applicable
Definition of Upper Boundary: none recorded or not applicable
Thickness: none recorded or not applicable
Geographical Limits: none recorded or not applicable
Parent Unit: Not Applicable (-)
Previous Name(s): none recorded or not applicable
Alternative Name(s): none recorded or not applicable
Stratotypes:
none recorded or not applicable
Reference(s):
Barber, A J, 1965. The history of the Moine Thrust Zone, Lochcaron and Lochalsh, Scotland. Proceedings of the Geologists' Association, Vol.76, 215-242. 
Johnson, M R W, 1960. The structural history of the Moine Thrust Zone in Loch Carron, Wester Ross. Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, Vol.64, 139-168. 
Johnston, G S and Mykura, W. 1989. British regional geology: the Northern Highlands (4th edition) (London: HMSO for the British Geological Survey.) 
Lapworth, C, 1885. The highland controvesy in British geology. Nature, London, Vol.32, 558-559. 
1:50K maps on which the lithostratigraphical unit is found, and map code used:
S108 S081 S082 S092 S114 S114 S108 S082