The BGS Lexicon of Named Rock Units — Result Details

Lower Foxton Limestone

Computer Code: LFXL Preferred Map Code: notEntered
Status Code: Index Level
Age range: Arnsbergian Substage (CG) — Arnsbergian Substage (CG)
Lithological Description: Impure crinoidal limestone.
Definition of Lower Boundary: none recorded or not applicable
Definition of Upper Boundary: none recorded or not applicable
Thickness: c.0.4m
Geographical Limits: North Northumberland, particularly the area around Howdiemont Sands south of Howick.
Parent Unit: Stainmore Formation (SMGP)
Previous Name(s): none recorded or not applicable
Alternative Name(s): Lower Fell Top Limestone
Brainshaugh Limestone
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:
E006