The BGS Lexicon of Named Rock Units — Result Details

Denny Lower Blackband Ironstone

Computer Code: DELB Preferred Map Code: DELB
Status Code: Pending Upgrade
Age range: Pendleian Substage (CE) — Pendleian Substage (CE)
Lithological Description: Parrot coal : 6.5 cm - blackband ironstone : 17.5 cm - coal 5 cm.
Definition of Lower Boundary: Conformable.
Definition of Upper Boundary: Conformable.
Thickness: 29 cm.
Geographical Limits: Not defined.
Parent Unit: Limestone Coal Formation (LSC)
Previous Name(s): none recorded or not applicable
Alternative Name(s): none recorded or not applicable
Type Area  Borehole NS88SW/20. Depth of seam 181.9 metres. 
Dinham C H and Haldane D. 1932. The Economic Geology of the Stirling and Clackmannan Coalfield. Memoirs of the Geological Survey, Scotland. 
Macgregor, M, Lee, G W, and Wilson, G V. 1920. Special Report on the Mineral Resources of Great Britain: The Iron Ores of Scotland. Memoir of the Geological Survey, Scotland, 100-101. 
1:50K maps on which the lithostratigraphical unit is found, and map code used:
S031 S031