The BGS Lexicon of Named Rock Units — Result Details

Muir's Vein

Computer Code: MUV Preferred Map Code: notEntered
Status Code: Index Level
Age range: Not Available (!) — Not Available (!)
Lithological Description: Lead-zinc vein cutting Ordovician greywacke.
Definition of Lower Boundary: Not defined.
Definition of Upper Boundary: Not defined.
Thickness: 0 - 3m
Geographical Limits: Leadhills-Wanlockhead mining district.
Parent Unit: Not Available (!)
Previous Name(s): none recorded or not applicable
Alternative Name(s): none recorded or not applicable
Type Area  Sheet 15E. 
Wilson, G V. 1921. Lead, zinc, copper and nickel ores of Scotland. Special Report of the Mineral Resources of Great Britain. 
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