The BGS Lexicon of Named Rock Units — Result Details

Rebecca Sandstone Member

Computer Code: REB Preferred Map Code: Reb
Status Code: Full
Age range: Hirnantian Age (OH) — Hirnantian Age (OH)
Lithological Description: Coarse sandstone, locally pebbly.
Definition of Lower Boundary: Probably conformable: at base of sandstone in silty mudstone sequence of undivided Ashgill Formation.
Definition of Upper Boundary: Probably conformable: at top of sandstone in silty mudstone sequence of undivided Ashgill Formation.
Thickness: Up to 50m
Geographical Limits: Furness Lower Palaeozoic Inlier.
Parent Unit: Ashgill Formation (AHL)
Previous Name(s): Rebecca Grit (Member) (-3637)
Alternative Name(s): none recorded or not applicable
Stratotypes:
Type Area  Rebecca Hill. 
Reference(s):
Kneller, B C, Scott R W, Soper N J, Johnson E W and Allen P M, 1994. Lithostratigraphy of the Windermere Supergroup, Northern England. Geological Journal, Vol. 29, 219-240. 
1:50K maps on which the lithostratigraphical unit is found, and map code used:
E048