The BGS Lexicon of Named Rock Units — Result Details

Rosemarkie Metamorphic Complex

Computer Code: REM Preferred Map Code: REM
Status Code: Pending Upgrade
Age range: Proterozoic Eon (AP) — Proterozoic Eon (AP)
Lithological Description: Lewisian hornblende rocks interleaved with Moinian acidic gneisses, cross-cut by porphyritic granite veins.
Definition of Lower Boundary: Not defined.
Definition of Upper Boundary: Not defined.
Thickness: Not defined.
Geographical Limits: Not defined.
Parent Unit: Not Entered (?)
Previous Name(s): none recorded or not applicable
Alternative Name(s): none recorded or not applicable
Type Area  Sheet 84W. (Base not known). 
Fletcher, T P et al. 1996. Geology of the Fortrose and eastern Inverness district. Memoir of the British Geological Survey, Sheet 84W (Scotland). 
1:50K maps on which the lithostratigraphical unit is found, and map code used:
S084 S094 S094