The BGS Lexicon of Named Rock Units — Result Details

High Main + Metal Coal (Northumberland)

Computer Code: HMME Preferred Map Code: HM+Me
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: Area from Bedlington to Ashington in Northumberland.
Parent Unit: Pennine Middle Coal Measures Formation (PMCM)
Previous Name(s): none recorded or not applicable
Alternative Name(s): none recorded or not applicable
Stratotypes:
none recorded or not applicable
Reference(s):
Lawrence, D J D and Jackson I. 1990. Geology and land-use planning: Morpeth-Bedlington_Ashington. Part 2: Geology. British Geological Survey Technical Report WA/90/19. 
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). 
1:50K maps on which the lithostratigraphical unit is found, and map code used:
E014