The BGS Lexicon of Named Rock Units — Result Details

Great Oolite Limestone [Obsolete Name And Code: Use BWL, GOG or CFDO]

Computer Code: GOL Preferred Map Code: notEntered
Status Code: Index Level
Age range: Bathonian Age (JN) — Bathonian Age (JN)
Lithological Description: none recorded or not applicable
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: Great Oolite Group (GOG)
Previous Name(s): none recorded or not applicable
Alternative Name(s): none recorded or not applicable
Stratotypes:
none recorded or not applicable
Reference(s):
Green, G W and Donovan, D T. 2003. Comments on Wyatt and Cave's 'The Chalfield Oolite Formation (Bathonian, Middle Jurassic) and the Forest Marble overstep in the South Cotswolds and the stratigraphical position of the Fairford Coral Bed'. Proceedings of the Geologists' Association, Vol.114, 184-185. 
Wyatt, R J and Cave, R. 2002. The Chalfield Oolite Formation (Bathonian, Middle Jurassic) and the Forest Marble overstep in the south Cotswolds, and the stratigraphical position of the Fairford Coral Bed. Proceedings of the Geologists' Association, Vol.113, 139-152. 
Sumbler, M G. 2003. Comments on Wyatt and Cave's 'The Chalfield Oolite Formation (Bathonian, Middle Jurassic) and the Forest Marble overstep in the South Cotswolds and the stratigraphical position of the Fairford Coral Bed'. Proceedings of the Geologists' Association, Vol.114, 181-184. 
1:50K maps on which the lithostratigraphical unit is found, and map code used:
E234 E103 E114 E127 E143 E157 E171 E185 E186 E201 E202 E204 E217 E218 E265 E281