The BGS Lexicon of Named Rock Units — Result Details

Fells Limestone

Computer Code: FEL Preferred Map Code: notEntered
Status Code: Index Level
Age range: Visean Stage (CV) — Visean Stage (CV)
Lithological Description: Grey or locally cream limestone with spirorbids and ostracods.
Definition of Lower Boundary: none recorded or not applicable
Definition of Upper Boundary: none recorded or not applicable
Thickness: c.0.6 to c.1.2m
Geographical Limits: Eastern part of the Midland Valley.
Parent Unit: Hopetoun Member (HON)
Previous Name(s): none recorded or not applicable
Alternative Name(s): none recorded or not applicable
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