The BGS Lexicon of Named Rock Units — Result Details

Goodockhill Fireclay (Central Coalfield)

Computer Code: GOFC Preferred Map Code: notEntered
Status Code: Pending Upgrade
Age range: Namurian Stage (CN) — Namurian Stage (CN)
Lithological Description: Coal 1'8" - Dark fireclay 1' 6" - Light fireclay 5' 9" - Sandstone 2'7".
Definition of Lower Boundary: Conformable.
Definition of Upper Boundary: Conformable.
Thickness: 7'3" (2.2 metres).
Geographical Limits: Not defined.
Parent Unit: Not Entered (?)
Previous Name(s): none recorded or not applicable
Alternative Name(s): none recorded or not applicable
Type Area  Borehole NS85SW/246. Depth of seam 165'5" (50m). 
Merritt, J W. 1985. Central Scotland Mineral Portfolio: Fireclay resources. British Geological Survey Open File Report. 
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