The BGS Lexicon of Named Rock Units — Result Details

Aegiranum Marine Band

Computer Code: AGMB Preferred Map Code: notEntered
Status Code: Index Level
Age range: Bolsovian Substage (CC) — Bolsovian Substage (CC)
Lithological Description: The base of the Aegiranum Marine Band, or a local correlative, marks the base of UCMS Scottish Upper Coal Measures Formation. It occurs within PMCM Pennine Middle Coal Measures Formation and SWMCM South Wales Middle Coal Measures Formation. Mudstone with limestone and marine fossils. Bolsovian.
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 Middle Coal Measures Formation (PMCM)
Previous Name(s): none recorded or not applicable
Alternative Name(s): none recorded or not applicable
Stratotypes:
none recorded or not applicable
Reference(s):
Waters, C N, Browne, M A E, Dean, M T and Powell, J H. 2007. Lithostratigraphical framework for Carboniferous successions of Great Britain (Onshore). British Geological Survey Research Report, RR/07/01. 
Ramsbottom, W H C, Calver, M A, Eagar, R M C, Hodson, F, Holliday, D W, Stubblefield, C J and Wilson, R B. 1978. A correlation of the Silesian rocks in the British Isles. Geological Society of London, Special Report No.10. 
1:50K maps on which the lithostratigraphical unit is found, and map code used:
E010 E014 E142 E015 E154 E167 E020 E201 E021 E022 E023 E232 E246 E247 E026 E262 E264 E027 E274 E028 E078 E087 S014 S015 S023 S030 S031 S032 E009