The BGS Lexicon of Named Rock Units — Result Details

Wormistone Upper Marine Band

Computer Code: WUMB Preferred Map Code: WUMB
Status Code: Index Level
Age range: Visean Stage (CV) — Visean Stage (CV)
Lithological Description: Limestone.
Definition of Lower Boundary: Conformable.
Definition of Upper Boundary: Conformable.
Thickness: 1.14m
Geographical Limits: West limb of the Wormiston Syncline.
Parent Unit: Strathclyde Group (SYG)
Previous Name(s): none recorded or not applicable
Alternative Name(s): none recorded or not applicable
Stratotypes:
Type Section  Between 37.82m (top) and 38.96m (base) in borehole NO61SW/BJ9. 
Reference(s):
Forsyth, I H and Chisholm, J I, 1977. The geology of east Fife. Memoirs of the Geological Survey of Great Britain. 
1:50K maps on which the lithostratigraphical unit is found, and map code used:
S041