The BGS Lexicon of Named Rock Units — Result Details

Flockton Thin Coal (West And South Yorkshire)

Computer Code: FTNC Preferred Map Code: notEntered
Status Code: Index Level
Age range: Langsettian Substage (CA) — Langsettian Substage (CA)
Lithological Description: The Flockton Thin Coal or Adwalton Black Bed Coal is a good quality dull coal with common dirt partings. It is uniform in thicknes and has been worked extensively in the area around Dewsbury and Batley.
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): Adwalton Black Bed Coal
Doggy 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:
E077 E087 E086 E078 E070