The BGS Lexicon of Named Rock Units — Result Details

Maiden Bower Flint

Computer Code: MABF Preferred Map Code: notEntered
Status Code: Pending Upgrade
Age range: Late Cretaceous Epoch (KU) — Late Cretaceous Epoch (KU)
Lithological Description: Flint. NOTE: Lowermost flint band in the Chalk; forms a bed in the lowest part of the Middle Chalk.
Definition of Lower Boundary: Not defined.
Definition of Upper Boundary: Not defined.
Thickness: Not defined.
Geographical Limits: Not defined.
Parent Unit: Holywell Nodular Chalk Formation (HCK)
Previous Name(s): none recorded or not applicable
Alternative Name(s): none recorded or not applicable
Type Area  Topmost part of southern wall of large worked-out chalk quarry immediately north of Totternhoe village (Bedfordshire). 
Aldiss, D T. 1990. Geological notes and local details for 1:10,000 Sheet SP92SE (Totternhoe) and part of Sheet SP91NE (Edlesborough): Part of 1:50,000 Sheet 220 (Leighton Buzzard). British Geological Survey, Onshore Geology Series, Technical Report, WA/90/70. 
1:50K maps on which the lithostratigraphical unit is found, and map code used:
none recorded or not applicable