The BGS Lexicon of Named Rock Units — Result Details

Lower Fireclays Of The Passage Formation

Computer Code: LFCL Preferred Map Code: notEntered
Status Code: Pending Upgrade
Age range: Namurian Stage (CN) — Namurian Stage (CN)
Lithological Description: Not defined.
Definition of Lower Boundary: Between Marine Bands Nos 2 and 3, Roman Cement Limestone and Netherwood Coal respectively.
Definition of Upper Boundary: Between Marine Bands Nos 2 and 3, Roman Cement Limestone and Netherwood Coal respectively.
Thickness: Not defined.
Geographical Limits: Not defined.
Parent Unit: Passage Formation (PGP)
Previous Name(s): Lower Fireclays Of The Passage Group (-1653)
Alternative Name(s): none recorded or not applicable
Stratotypes:
none recorded or not applicable
Reference(s):
Merritt, J W. 1985. Central Scotland Mineral Portfolio: Fireclay resources. British Geological Survey Open File Report. 
1:50K maps on which the lithostratigraphical unit is found, and map code used:
S031