The BGS Lexicon of Named Rock Units — Result Details

Colgate Sandstone

Computer Code: CGS Preferred Map Code: notEntered
Status Code: Index Level
Age range: Valanginian Age (KV) — Valanginian Age (KV)
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: Observed in the St Leonards Forest area, Sussex where the sandstone is persistent. Outcrops are indicated on the relevant 1:10560 geological sheets
Parent Unit: Tunbridge Wells Sand Formation (TWS)
Previous Name(s): none recorded or not applicable
Alternative Name(s): none recorded or not applicable
Stratotypes:
Type Area  St Leonards Forest area, Sussex where the sandstone is mapped. 
Reference(s):
Gallois, R W and Worssam, B C. 1993. Geology of the country around Horsham. Memoir of the British Geological Survey, Sheet 302 (England and Wales). 130pp. 
1:50K maps on which the lithostratigraphical unit is found, and map code used:
none recorded or not applicable