The BGS Lexicon of Named Rock Units — Result Details

Upper Fireclay Of The Passage Formation

Computer Code: UFCL Preferred Map Code: notEntered
Status Code: Index Level
Age range: Langsettian Substage (CA) — Langsettian Substage (CA)
Lithological Description: Not defined.
Definition of Lower Boundary: Associated with the Bowhousebog Coal.
Definition of Upper Boundary: Associated with the Bowhousebog Coal.
Thickness: Not defined.
Geographical Limits: none recorded or not applicable
Parent Unit: Passage Formation (PGP)
Previous Name(s): Upper Fireclay Of The Passage Group (-4949)
Alternative Name(s): none recorded or not applicable
Stratotypes:
none recorded or not applicable
Reference(s):
Merritt, J W. 1985. Central Scotland Mineral Portfolio: Fireclay resources. British Geological Survey Open File Report. 
1:50K maps on which the lithostratigraphical unit is found, and map code used:
S031