The BGS Lexicon of Named Rock Units — Result Details

Apestor Limestones [Obsolete Name And Code: See ECL]

Computer Code: APSL Preferred Map Code: notEntered
Status Code: Index Level
Age range: Asbian Substage (CR) — Asbian Substage (CR)
Lithological Description: Dark, thinly bedded detrital limestone with chert and mudstone partings.
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: The Ecton area, north Staffordshire.
Parent Unit: Not Entered (?)
Previous Name(s): none recorded or not applicable
Alternative Name(s): Upper Waterhouses Limestone
Ecton Limestone Formation
Stratotypes:
none recorded or not applicable
Reference(s):
none recorded or not applicable
1:50K maps on which the lithostratigraphical unit is found, and map code used:
none recorded or not applicable