The BGS Lexicon of Named Rock Units — Result Details

Fankerton Limestone

Computer Code: FANK Preferred Map Code: notEntered
Status Code: Index Level
Age range: Visean Stage (CV) — Visean Stage (CV)
Lithological Description: Single bed of crinoidal limestone or, locally, two limestone beds separated by bluish shaly mudstone.
Definition of Lower Boundary: none recorded or not applicable
Definition of Upper Boundary: none recorded or not applicable
Thickness: c.0.6 to 1.5m
Geographical Limits: Local name in the Stirlingshire area, particularly at Fankerton, near Denny.
Parent Unit: Lower Limestone Formation (LLGS)
Previous Name(s): none recorded or not applicable
Alternative Name(s): Blackhall Limestone
Stratotypes:
none recorded or not applicable
Reference(s):
none recorded or not applicable
1:50K maps on which the lithostratigraphical unit is found, and map code used:
none recorded or not applicable