The BGS Lexicon of Named Rock Units — Result Details

Port Ellen Phyllite Formation

Computer Code: PEPH Preferred Map Code: SYMB
Status Code: Pending Upgrade
Age range: Neoproterozoic Era (AZ) — Neoproterozoic Era (AZ)
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: Easdale Subgroup (DBED)
Previous Name(s): Port Ellen Phyllite [Obsolete Code: Use PEPH] (DBPE)
Alternative Name(s): Ardrishaig Phyllites
Stratotypes:
none recorded or not applicable
Reference(s):
Anderton, R. 1977. The Dalradian rocks of Jura, Scottish Journal of Geology, Vol.13, 135-142. 
Peach, B N, Wilson, J S G, Hill, J B, Bailey, E B and Grabham, C W, 1911. The geology of Knapdale, Jura and North Kintyre. Memoir of the Geological Survey of Scotland, sheet 28 (Scotland). 
Anderton, R. 1976. Tidal-shelf sedimentation: an example from the Scottish Dalradian. Sedimentology, Vol.23, 429-458. 
1:50K maps on which the lithostratigraphical unit is found, and map code used:
S028 S019