The BGS Lexicon of Named Rock Units — Result Details

Raydale Dolostone Formation

Computer Code: RDO Preferred Map Code: RD
Status Code: Pending Upgrade
Age range: Chadian Substage (CI) — Chadian Substage (CI)
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: Ravenstonedale Group (RVS)
Previous Name(s): Raydale Dolomite Formation (-488)
Raydale Dolomite (-3636)
Alternative Name(s): none recorded or not applicable
Stratotypes:
none recorded or not applicable
Reference(s):
Wilson, A A and Cornwell, J D. 1982. The Institute of Geological Sciences borehole at Beckermonds Scar, North Yorkshire. Proceedings of the Yorkshire Geological Society, Vol.44, 59-88. 
Burgess, I C. 1986. Lower Carboniferous sections in the Sedbergh district, Cumbria. Transactions of the Leeds Geological Association, Vol.11, 1-23. 
1:50K maps on which the lithostratigraphical unit is found, and map code used:
none recorded or not applicable