The BGS Lexicon of Named Rock Units — Result Details

Copney Pillow-Lava Formation

Computer Code: CPLF Preferred Map Code: CPL
Status Code: Full
Age range: Ordovician Period (O) — Ordovician Period (O)
Lithological Description: Fine-grained dark-grey to black vesicular lavas (basalt - basaltic andesite) with locally well developed pillow structure.
Definition of Lower Boundary: Boundary not exposed.
Definition of Upper Boundary: Boundary not exposed.
Thickness: Estimated 500m
Geographical Limits: Copney and Creggan rocks - mid County Tyrone, Northern Ireland.
Parent Unit: Tyrone Volcanic Group (TVG)
Previous Name(s): none recorded or not applicable
Alternative Name(s): none recorded or not applicable
Type Area  Copney and Golen area, c.1.5km south-east of Lough Macrory, County Tyrone, Northern Ireland. 
Geological Survey of Northern Ireland 1979. Pomeroy, sheet 34, solid, 1:50 000. [Southampton, Ordnance Survey for Institute of Geological Sciences.] 
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