The BGS Lexicon of Named Rock Units — Result Details

Onecote Sandstones

Computer Code: ONS Preferred Map Code: notEntered
Status Code: Index Level
Age range: Asbian Substage (CR) — Brigantian Substage (CX)
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: Widmerpool Formation (WDF)
Previous Name(s): Onecote Sandstone Member (-4236)
Alternative Name(s): none recorded or not applicable
Stratotypes:
none recorded or not applicable
Reference(s):
Aitkenhead, N and Chisholm, J I. 1982. A standard nomenclature for the Dinantian formations of the Peak District of Derbshire and Staffordshire. Report of the Institute of Geological Sciences, No.82/8. 
1:50K maps on which the lithostratigraphical unit is found, and map code used:
E111