The BGS Lexicon of Named Rock Units — Result Details

Eocene To Miocene Rocks (Undifferentiated)

Computer Code: EOMIO Preferred Map Code: notEntered
Status Code: Pending Upgrade
Age range: Not Entered (?) — Not Entered (?)
Lithological Description: The unit mainly comprises formations that are dominated by clay, silt and sand, in some of which lignite is present, but also includes some deposits in which gravel is dominant.
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 unit forms a small number of small outcrops in south-west England and on the North Wales coast. It is not thought to underlie any other bedrock units in the UK.
Parent Unit: Not Applicable (-)
Previous Name(s): none recorded or not applicable
Alternative Name(s): none recorded or not applicable
Stratotypes:
none recorded or not applicable
Reference(s):
National Bedrock Fence Diagram of the United Kingdom - UK3D_v2015. doi:10.5285/ 54057516-dec9-48b7-a717-0c341a3846dc 
BGS 1:625 000 scale Bedrock Geology UK North and South geological maps (BGS 2007a, b) 
Edmonds, E A, McKeown, M C, and Williams, M. 1975. South-West England (Fourth). British Regional Geology. (London: HMSO.) 
Howells, M F. 2007. Wales. British Regional Geology. (Keyworth, Nottingham: British Geological Survey.) 
1:50K maps on which the lithostratigraphical unit is found, and map code used:
none recorded or not applicable