The BGS Lexicon of Named Rock Units — Result Details

Manx Slate Group [Obsolete Name And Code: See MANX]

Computer Code: MXS Preferred Map Code: notEntered
Status Code: Index Level
Age range: Tremadoc Series (O1) — Arenig Series (OR)
Lithological Description: Comprising flags, grits, slates and breccias.
Definition of Lower Boundary: The base is unknown.
Definition of Upper Boundary: Drawn at the conformable upward passage of the Glendhoo Flags. Flags formation overlain by superficial deposits.
Thickness: 7600 metres.
Geographical Limits: The Isle of Man.
Parent Unit: Not Entered (?)
Previous Name(s): Manx Slate (Series) (-3571)
Alternative Name(s): none recorded or not applicable
Stratotypes:
Type Area  The Isle of Man. 
Reference(s):
Pugh, W J, 1949. Recent work on the Lower Palaeozoic Rocks. British Association for the Advancement of Science, Vol.6, (23), p.203-212. 
Gillot , J E, 1956. Breccias in the Manx Slates. their origin and stratigraphic relations, Liverpool and Manchester Geological Journal, Vol.1, p.376. 
Blake, J F, 1905. On the Order of Succession of the Manx Slates. Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London, Vol.61, p.360,361 and 366. 
Lamplugh, G W, 1895. The Crush-Conglomerates of the Isle of Man. Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society, Vol.51, p.580. 
Lamplugh,G W and Watts, W W, 1898. Summary of Progress of the Geological Survey of Great Britain, Vol.69. 
Lamplugh G W. 1903. The geology of the Isle of Man. Memoir Geological Survey of Great Britain 
1:50K maps on which the lithostratigraphical unit is found, and map code used:
none recorded or not applicable