The BGS Lexicon of Named Rock Units — Result Details

Victoria Shell Bed (Northumberland And Durham)

Computer Code: VSB Preferred Map Code: notEntered
Status Code: Index Level
Age range: Langsettian Substage (CA) — Langsettian Substage (CA)
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: Pennine Lower Coal Measures Formation (PLCM)
Previous Name(s): none recorded or not applicable
Alternative Name(s): none recorded or not applicable
Stratotypes:
none recorded or not applicable
Reference(s):
Ford, M. 1927. Shaft-sinking at Washington, Co. Durham. Transactions of the Institution of Mining Engineers, Vol. 74, 20-32. 
Hopkins, W and Philipson, A J. 1947. A record of the fossil shells and plants from the T sinking, Washington, Co. Durham. Transactions ofthe Institution ofMining Engineers, Vol. 106. 
Smith, D B, 1994. Geology of the country around Sunderland. Memoir of the British Geological Survey, Sheet 21, (England and Wales). 
1:50K maps on which the lithostratigraphical unit is found, and map code used:
none recorded or not applicable