The BGS Lexicon of Named Rock Units — Result Details

Haigh Moor Rock

Computer Code: HMR Preferred Map Code: notEntered
Status Code: Index Level
Age range: Duckmantian Substage (CB) — Duckmantian Substage (CB)
Lithological Description: Commonly fine-grained and false bedded sandstone, locally flaggy, with impersistent bands of sandy mudstone.
Definition of Lower Boundary: none recorded or not applicable
Definition of Upper Boundary: none recorded or not applicable
Thickness: To c.25m
Geographical Limits: West and south Yorkshire, especially Wakefield/Pontefract area and towards Barnsley.
Parent Unit: Pennine Middle Coal Measures Formation (PMCM)
Previous Name(s): none recorded or not applicable
Alternative Name(s): Kexborough Rock
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:
E078 E062 E070 E077