The BGS Lexicon of Named Rock Units — Result Details

Midgley Grit

Computer Code: MGG Preferred Map Code: notEntered
Status Code: Index Level
Age range: Marsdenian Substage (CZ) — Marsdenian Substage (CZ)
Lithological Description: Generally coarse-grained sandstone, commonly with a significant shaly mudstone parting to 6m in thickness.
Definition of Lower Boundary: none recorded or not applicable
Definition of Upper Boundary: none recorded or not applicable
Thickness: To c.25m
Geographical Limits: West Yorkshire area (Midgeley Moor, near Halifax].
Parent Unit: Millstone Grit Group [See Also MIGR] (MG)
Previous Name(s): Woodhouse Grit [Obsolete Name And Code: See WOHF And MGG] (WHGT)
Alternative Name(s): Pule Hill Grit
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 E086 E078 E070