The BGS Lexicon of Named Rock Units — Result Details

Middleton Eleven Yard Coal (West Yorkshire)

Computer Code: MEYC Preferred Map Code: notEntered
Status Code: Index Level
Age range: Langsettian Substage (CA) — Langsettian Substage (CA)
Lithological Description: The Middleton Eleven Yard Coal was previously equated with the Wheatley Lime but correlations now place it below that horizon. It is a thin coal of poor quality.
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): Middleton Eleven Yards 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