The BGS Lexicon of Named Rock Units — Result Details

Slievebane Group

Computer Code: SLI Preferred Map Code: notEntered
Status Code: Full
Age range: Langsettian Substage (CA) — Duckmantian Substage (CB)
Lithological Description: Clastic sediments predominantly coarse-grained, red-bed facies, conglomerates and pedogenic mudstones, palaeosols.
Definition of Lower Boundary: Probably faulted.
Definition of Upper Boundary: Definitely faulted.
Thickness: 1100m
Geographical Limits: Milltown Segment of the Fintona Block, Northern Ireland.
Parent Unit: Not Applicable (-)
Previous Name(s): Slievebane Group [Obsolete Code: Use SLI] (SBG)
Devonian Fintona Group (-2426)
Alternative Name(s): none recorded or not applicable
Stratotypes:
Type Area  Linear outcrop at north margin of Fintona Block extending from Drumreane Townland to Tattykeel Townland. 
Reference(s):
Mitchell, W I and Owens, B, 1990. The geology of the western part of the Fintona Block, Northern Ireland: Evolution of Carboniferous basins. Geological Magazine, Vol.127 (5), 407-426. 
1:50K maps on which the lithostratigraphical unit is found, and map code used:
none recorded or not applicable