The BGS Lexicon of Named Rock Units — Result Details

Middleton Little Coal (West Yorkshire)

Computer Code: MDLC Preferred Map Code: notEntered
Status Code: Index Level
Age range: Langsettian Substage (CA) — Langsettian Substage (CA)
Lithological Description: The Middleton Little Coal or Green Lane Coal is of variable thickness and quality such that it has been inconsistently worked. It was extracted mainly in the Morley district and around Gildersome.
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: Pennine Lower Coal Measures Formation (PLCM)
Previous Name(s): none recorded or not applicable
Alternative Name(s): Hospital Coal (Derby)
Parkgate Coal
Green Lane Coal
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:
E077 E078 E070