Summer Field Meeting, 1932; Girvan-Ballantrae

  title={Summer Field Meeting, 1932; Girvan-Ballantrae},
  author={G. W. Tyrrell and James L. Begg and John Martin Douglas Pringle and Joanna Weir and S. M. K. Henderson and Augusta Lamont},

A review of geological origins and relationships in the Ballantrae Complex, SW Scotland

Synopsis A substantial history of research has established the Ballantrae Complex as an ophiolite assemblage, generated within the Iapetus Ocean and accreted at the margin of Laurentia as that ocean

V.—The Petrology of Byne Hill, Ayrshire

  • T. Bloxam
  • Geology
    Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh
  • 1968
Synopsis Byne Hill, two miles south of Girvan, Ayrshire, is composed of Lower Ordovician igneous rocks which form partof the Girvan-Ballantrae igneous series. Byne Hill consists of serpentinized

VI.—The Petrology and Sedimentation of Upper Ordovician Rocks in the Rhinns of Galloway, South-west Scotland

  • G. Kelling
  • Geology
    Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh
  • 1962
Synopsis The petrology of a group of geosynclinal rudites and arenites of Upper Ordovician age from the Rhinns of Galloway, south-west Scotland, is described. The rudites are confined to the oldest


  • G. Kelling
  • Geology
    Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London
  • 1961
Re-examination of the stratigraphy and structure of Ordovician rocks in the northern part of the Rhinns of Galloway has led to amplification and some reinterpretation of the concepts of succession

I.—Glaucophane-schist, Eclogite, and Associated Rocks from Knockormal in the Girvan-Ballantrae Complex, South Ayrshire

Synopsis Glaucophane-Schists and eclogite are associated with ultrabasic rocks, basic intrusions and Ordovician spilitic lavas at Knockormal in the Girvan-Ballantrae complex, South Ayrshire. Detailed

VIII.—Two Ordovician Conglomerates in South Ayrshire

  • E. Walton
  • Geology
    Transactions of the Glasgow Geological Society
  • 1957
1. Introduction and Previous Research The conglomerates described occur to the north of the Southern Uplands Fault in south Ayrshire (Fig. 1). With the Tappins group of greywackes and siltstones,

IX.—The Drummuck Group, Girvan; A Stratigraphical Revision, with Descriptions of New Fossils from the Lower Part of the Group

  • A. Lamont
  • Geology
    Transactions of the Glasgow Geological Society
  • 1935
I. INTRODUCTION. The Drummuck Group as defined in this paper falls entirely within the one-inch Geological Map, Scotland, Sheet 14. It forms part of the succession in the Craighead-Glenshalloch


Notes on the Family Encrinuridae

  • F. Reed
  • Biology
    Geological Magazine
  • 1928
Dindymene is sufficiently distinct from the others to have had generic rank always accorded to it, though Cromus is sometimes regarded as only a sub-genus of Encrinurus.