The BGS Lexicon of Named Rock Units — Result Details

Trochrague Vent

Computer Code: TROC Preferred Map Code: TROC
Status Code: Full
Age range: Devonian Period (D) — Devonian Period (D)
Lithological Description: Volcanic breccia.
Definition of Lower Boundary: Intrusive.
Definition of Upper Boundary: Intrusive.
Thickness: none recorded or not applicable
Geographical Limits: Girvan area, southwest Scotland.
Parent Unit: North Britain Siluro-Devonian Plug And Vent Suite (SDPV)
Previous Name(s): none recorded or not applicable
Alternative Name(s): none recorded or not applicable
Type Section  c.3km northeast of Girvan, southwest Scotland. 
Floyd, J D. 1999. Geology of the Carrick - Loch Doon district. Memoir for 1:50 000 geological sheets 8W and 8E (Scotland). [London: The Stationery Office for the British Geological Survey.] 
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