The BGS Lexicon of Named Rock Units — Result Details

Roman Fell Shales [Obsolete Name And Code: See MASA]

Computer Code: RFSH Preferred Map Code: notEntered
Status Code: Index Level
Age range: Courceyan Substage (CF) — Arundian Substage (CJ)
Lithological Description: Red and green siltsrones and silty mudstones with bands of fine-grained sandstone and lenticles of pebble-conglomerate.
Definition of Lower Boundary: none recorded or not applicable
Definition of Upper Boundary: none recorded or not applicable
Thickness: 45 to 60m
Geographical Limits: Local name formerly applied in the area around Roman Fell, Westmorland.
Parent Unit: Marsett Sandstone Formation (MASA)
Previous Name(s): none recorded or not applicable
Alternative Name(s): none recorded or not applicable
Stratotypes:
none recorded or not applicable
Reference(s):
none recorded or not applicable
1:50K maps on which the lithostratigraphical unit is found, and map code used:
none recorded or not applicable