The BGS Lexicon of Named Rock Units — Result Details

Flockton Thick Coal (West And South Yorkshire)

Computer Code: FTKC Preferred Map Code: notEntered
Status Code: Index Level
Age range: Langsettian Substage (CA) — Langsettian Substage (CA)
Lithological Description: The Flockton Thick Coal, or Adwalton Stone Coal is comprised of three leaves separated by dirt that in some districts preclude economic extraction. The top leaf, a cannel coal, was worked as a gas coal and for oil. The lower leaves are bituminous.
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: none recorded or not applicable
Parent Unit: Pennine Lower Coal Measures Formation (PLCM)
Previous Name(s): none recorded or not applicable
Alternative Name(s): Middleton High Main Coal
Adwalton Stone Coal
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:
E087 E086 E078 E070 E077