The BGS Lexicon of Named Rock Units — Result Details

Raasay Ironstone Formation

Computer Code: RASI Preferred Map Code: notEntered
Status Code: Pending Upgrade
Age range: Toarcian Age (JT) — Toarcian Age (JT)
Lithological Description: Dark siltstone (shale), ironstone 8' 0" and oolitic siltstone (shale).
Definition of Lower Boundary: Conformable.
Definition of Upper Boundary: Conformable.
Thickness: 8' 0".
Geographical Limits: Not defined.
Parent Unit: Lias Group (LI)
Previous Name(s): none recorded or not applicable
Alternative Name(s): none recorded or not applicable
Type Area  Sheet S81W. Amp No. 13133. 
Lee, G W. 1920. The Mesozoic rocks of Applecross, Raasay and North-east Skye. Memoir (District) of the Geological Survey of Great Britain (Scotland). (Edinburgh: His Majesty's Stationery Office.) 93pp. 
1:50K maps on which the lithostratigraphical unit is found, and map code used:
S081 S071 S051