The BGS Lexicon of Named Rock Units — Result Details

High Main Marine Band [Local Name: See MTMB]

Computer Code: HMMB Preferred Map Code: notEntered
Status Code: Index Level
Age range: Duckmantian Substage (CB) — Duckmantian Substage (CB)
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: Local name applied to the Maltby Marine Band (National Standard Name) in the coalfield areas of Northumberland and Durham.
Parent Unit: Pennine Middle Coal Measures Formation (PMCM)
Previous Name(s): none recorded or not applicable
Alternative Name(s): Maltby Marine Band
Stratotypes:
none recorded or not applicable
Reference(s):
Land, D H. 1974. Geology of the Tynemouth District (Explanation of one-inch Geological Sheet 15, New Series). Memoir of the British Geological Survey Sheet 20 (England and Wales). 
Ramsbottom, W H C, Calver, M A, Eagar, R M C, Hodson, F, Holliday, D W, Stubblefield, C J and Wilson, R B. 1978. A correlation of the Silesian rocks in the British Isles. Geological Society of London, Special Report No.10. 
1:50K maps on which the lithostratigraphical unit is found, and map code used:
E014 E015 E020 E027