The BGS Lexicon of Named Rock Units — Result Details

Norfolk Chalk

Computer Code: NKCK Preferred Map Code: notEntered
Status Code: Pending Upgrade
Age range: Campanian Age (KC) — Campanian Age (KC)
Lithological Description: none recorded or not applicable
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: White Chalk Subgroup (WHCK)
Previous Name(s): none recorded or not applicable
Alternative Name(s): none recorded or not applicable
Stratotypes:
none recorded or not applicable
Reference(s):
Hopson, P M. 2005. A stratigraphical framework for the Upper Cretaceous Chalk of England and Scotland, with statements on the Chalk of Northern Ireland and the UK Offshore Sector. British Geological Survey Research Report RR/05/01 102pp. ISBN 0 852725175 
Mortimore, R N, Wood, C J and Gallois, R W, 2001. British Upper Cretaceous Stratigraphy. Geological Conservation Review Series. No. 23. (Peterborough: Joint Nature Conservation Committee.) 
Cox, F C, Gallois, R W and Wood, C J. 1989. Geology of the country around Norwich. Memoir of the British Geological Survey, Sheet 161 (England and Wales). 
Peake, N B and Hancock, J M. 1970. The Upper Cretaceous of Norfolk [reprinted with corrigenda and addenda with new map]. 293-339 in Larwood, G P and Funnel, B M (editors), The Geology of Norfolk. (Norwich: Soman-Wherry Press.) 
Christenssen, W K. 1995. Belemnitella from the Upper Campanian and Lower Maastrichtian Chalk of Norfolk, England. Special Papers in Palaeontology, Vol.51, 84pp. 
Johansen, M B and Surlyk, F. 1990. Brachiopods and the stratigraphy of the Upper Campanian and Lower Maastrichtian Chalk of Norfolk, England. Palaeontology, Vol.33, 823-873. 
1:50K maps on which the lithostratigraphical unit is found, and map code used:
none recorded or not applicable