The BGS Lexicon of Named Rock Units — Result Details

Kiln Bank Tuff Member

Computer Code: KLN Preferred Map Code: Kln
Status Code: Full
Age range: Caradoc Series (O4) — Caradoc Series (O4)
Lithological Description: Massive, crystal-rich, eutaxitic dacitic lapilli-tuff.
Definition of Lower Boundary: Base of dacitic tuff that rests with unconformity on an erosion surface in the Dunnerdale Sandstone Formation (volcaniclastic sandstone) and locally on the Wallowbarrow Tuff Formation (andesitic lapilli-tuff).
Definition of Upper Boundary: Contact with overlying volcaniclastic sandstone, or Paddy End Member of the Lickle Tuff Formation.
Thickness: 70 to 180m
Geographical Limits: Within the Ulpha Basin. Between Wallowbarrow Heald (SD 210 970), Turner Hall (SD 230 960) to Great Stickle (SD 211 915) and Lickle Valley (SD 240 920), Cumbria.
Parent Unit: Lickle Tuff Formation (LICK)
Previous Name(s): Kiln Bank Member (-4127)
Alternative Name(s): none recorded or not applicable
Type Area  Dunnerdale Fells. Between Yew Pike (SD 204 925) and Stickle Tarn (SD 213 928) and from Tarn Hill (SD 2080 9197) to Great Stickle (SD 2117 9159). 
Millward, D, Johnson, E W, Beddoe-Stephens, B, Young, B, Kneller, B C, Lee, M K, Fortey, N J, Allen, P M, Branney, M J, Cooper, D C, Hirons, S, Kokelaar, B P, Marks, R J, McConnell, B J, Merritt, J W, Molyneux, S G, Petterson, M G, Roberts, B, Rundle, C C, Rushton, A W A, Scott, R W, Soper, N J and Stone, P. 2000. Geology of the Ambleside district. Memoir of the British Geological Survey, England and Wales, Sheet 38. 
Mitchell, G H, 1956. (Undivided Lickle Rhyolites). The Borrowdale Volcanic Series of the Dunnerdale Fells, Lancashire. Liverpool and Manchester Geological Journal, Vol.1, p.428-449. 
1:50K maps on which the lithostratigraphical unit is found, and map code used:
E038 E048