The BGS Lexicon of Named Rock Units — Result Details

Polquhairn Limestone

Computer Code: POLS Preferred Map Code: notEntered
Status Code: Index Level
Age range: Namurian Stage (CN) — Namurian Stage (CN)
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: Known in the subsurface in south-central Ayrshire.
Parent Unit: Upper Limestone Formation (ULGS)
Previous Name(s): none recorded or not applicable
Alternative Name(s): none recorded or not applicable
Stratotypes:
none recorded or not applicable
Reference(s):
Simpson, J B and MacGregor, A G. 1932. The economic geology of the Ayrshire coalfields, Area IV. Memoir of the Geological Survey, Scotland. 
1:50K maps on which the lithostratigraphical unit is found, and map code used:
none recorded or not applicable