The BGS Lexicon of Named Rock Units — Result Details

Arley And Exhall Sandstones

Computer Code: ARSA Preferred Map Code: notEntered
Status Code: Index Level
Age range: Asturian Substage (CAS) — Stephanian Stage (CS)
Lithological Description: none recorded or not applicable
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: none recorded or not applicable
Parent Unit: Whitacre Member (WIT)
Previous Name(s): ARLEY CONGLOMERATE (ARLC)
ARLEY SANDSTONE (ARSA)
Alternative Name(s): none recorded or not applicable
Stratotypes:
none recorded or not applicable
Reference(s):
Powell, J H, Chisholm, J I, Bridge D M, Rees, J G, Glover, B W and Besly, B M, 1999. Stratigraphical framework for Westphalian to Early Permian red-bed successions of the Pennine Basin. British Geological Survey Technical Report, WA/99/101. 
Bridge, D McC, Carney, J N, Lawley, R S and Rushton, A W A. 1998. Geology of the country around Coventry and Nuneaton. Memoir of the British Geological Survey, Sheet 169 (England and Wales). 
1:50K maps on which the lithostratigraphical unit is found, and map code used:
none recorded or not applicable