The BGS Lexicon of Named Rock Units — Result Details

Cotehele Sandstone Formation [Obsolete Name And Code: Use SME]

Computer Code: COTS Preferred Map Code: notEntered
Status Code: Index Level
Age range: Tournaisian Stage (CT) — Tournaisian Stage (CT)
Lithological Description: Massive sandstone beds with black shale.
Definition of Lower Boundary: Thrust fault.
Definition of Upper Boundary: Faulted.
Thickness: Not known.
Geographical Limits: none recorded or not applicable
Parent Unit: none recorded or not applicable
Previous Name(s): none recorded or not applicable
Alternative Name(s): none recorded or not applicable
Stratotypes:
Type Area  Cotehele House. 
Reference(s):
British Geological Survey, 1993. Tavistock. England and Wales Sheet 337. Solid and Drift 1:50 000 Provisional Series (Keyworth, Nottingham: British Geological Survey). 
1:50K maps on which the lithostratigraphical unit is found, and map code used:
none recorded or not applicable