The BGS Lexicon of Named Rock Units — Result Details

Neals Ing Formation

Computer Code: NEI Preferred Map Code: Nel
Status Code: Full
Age range: Gorstian Age (SG) — Gorstian Age (SG)
Lithological Description: Parallel, thick-bedded, turbiditic, arkosic, medium-grained sandstone.
Definition of Lower Boundary: Taken at the sharp conformable base of sandstone resting on siltstones of the Horton Formation.
Definition of Upper Boundary: Not seen; unconformably overlain by Carboniferous rocks.
Thickness: At least 250m
Geographical Limits: Restricted to the Craven inliers, North Yorkshire.
Parent Unit: Coniston Group (CTG)
Previous Name(s): none recorded or not applicable
Alternative Name(s): none recorded or not applicable
Stratotypes:
Type Section  Tongue Gill (Silverdale) around the farm of Neals Ing. Arthurton et al., 1988 
Reference(s):
Arthurton, R S, Johnson, E W and Mundy, D J C. 1988. Geology of the country around Settle. Memoir of the British Geological Survey, Sheet 60 (England and Wales). 
1:50K maps on which the lithostratigraphical unit is found, and map code used:
E060