The BGS Lexicon of Named Rock Units — Result Details

Strathspey Granite

Computer Code: STRG Preferred Map Code: SP
Status Code: Full
Age range: Ordovician Period (O) — Ordovician Period (O)
Lithological Description: Granite and granodiorite, pale grey, medium-grained, contains muscovite and biotite. Petitic inclusions common in its western part, psammitic in its eastern part.
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: Not Entered (?)
Previous Name(s): none recorded or not applicable
Alternative Name(s): none recorded or not applicable
Stratotypes:
Type Area  Area to the west and south of Loch Caoldair around Creag Doire na H'achlaise and Meall na Ceardaich. 
Reference(s):
British Geological Survey, 2000. Dalwhinnie, Scotland. Sheet 63E. Solid Geology 1:50000. [Keyworth, Nottingham: British Geological Survey]. 
1:50K maps on which the lithostratigraphical unit is found, and map code used:
S063