The BGS Lexicon of Named Rock Units — Result Details

Findern Clay

Computer Code: FC Preferred Map Code: symb
Status Code: Index Level
Age range: Anglian Stage (QA) — Anglian Stage (QA)
Lithological Description: Clay and silt, partly laminated, with dropstones; minor sand and gravel.
Definition of Lower Boundary: Top of bedrock at base of Elvaston palaeochannel; Oadby Till intervenes locally.
Definition of Upper Boundary: Either base of overlying river terrace sand and gravel, base of overlying Oadby Till or present day land surface.
Thickness: To 19m
Geographical Limits: Elvaston palaeochannel, Derbyshire.
Parent Unit: Not Entered (?)
Previous Name(s): none recorded or not applicable
Alternative Name(s): none recorded or not applicable
Stratotypes:
none recorded or not applicable
Reference(s):
Brandon, A and Cooper, A H, 1997. Geology of the Etwall area: 1:10 000 Sheet SK23SE. British Geological Survey Technical Report WA/97/03. 
Brandon, A. 1997. Geology of the Stretton and Repton areas: 1:10 000 Sheets SK22NE and SK32NW. British Geological Survey Technical Report WA/97/02. 
1:50K maps on which the lithostratigraphical unit is found, and map code used:
E141