The BGS Lexicon of Named Rock Units — Result Details

Redmires Flags

Computer Code: RE Preferred Map Code: notEntered
Status Code: Index Level
Age range: Marsdenian Substage (CZ) — Marsdenian Substage (CZ)
Lithological Description: Fine to coarse grained massive and thinly bedded sandstone.
Definition of Lower Boundary: The base of a main sandstone between the Chatsworth Grit and Rough Rock, and below the Cancelloceras Marine Band.
Definition of Upper Boundary: The top of the first sandstone below the Cancelloceras Marine band. Where present, it is the second main sandstone below the top of the Millstone Grit Group, about 60m below the top and above the Chatsworth Grit.
Thickness: Up to 15 m thick.
Geographical Limits: South Yorkshire and Derbyshire.
Parent Unit: Marsden Formation (MARSD)
Previous Name(s): none recorded or not applicable
Alternative Name(s): none recorded or not applicable
none recorded or not applicable
Pulfrey W 1934. A boring in Millstone Grits, Red Moor, Sheffield. Proceedings of the Yorkshire Geological Society, Volume 22, 254-264. 
1:50K maps on which the lithostratigraphical unit is found, and map code used:
E085 E100 E099