The BGS Lexicon of Named Rock Units — Result Details

Marsett Sandstone Formation

Computer Code: MASA Preferred Map Code: MS
Status Code: Pending Upgrade
Age range: Courceyan Substage (CF) — Chadian Substage (CI)
Lithological Description: none recorded or not applicable
Definition of Lower Boundary: none recorded or not applicable
Definition of Upper Boundary: none recorded or not applicable
Thickness: none recorded or not applicable
Geographical Limits: none recorded or not applicable
Parent Unit: Ravenstonedale Group (RVS)
Previous Name(s): Roman Fell Sandstones [Obsolete Name And Code: See MASA] (RFSS)
Roman Fell Shales [Obsolete Name And Code: See MASA] (RFSH)
Roman Fell Beds [Obsolete Name And Code: See MASA] (RMF)
Basement Beds (Group) [Obsolete Name And Code Use: MASA] (BABS)
Basement Beds (Northern Pennines) [Obsolete Name And Code Use: MASA] (BBNP)
Basement Beds (North West) [Obsolete Name And Code Use: MASA] (BBNW)
Alternative Name(s): none recorded or not applicable
Stratotypes:
none recorded or not applicable
Reference(s):
Burgess, I C. 1986. Lower Carboniferous sections in the Sedbergh district, Cumbria. Transactions of the Leeds Geological Association, Vol.11, 1-23. 
Wilson, A A and Cornwell, J D. 1982. The Institute of Geological Sciences borehole at Beckermonds Scar, North Yorkshire. Proceedings of the Yorkshire Geological Society, Vol.44, 59-88. 
1:50K maps on which the lithostratigraphical unit is found, and map code used:
none recorded or not applicable