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Foxmould Member

Foxmould Member ['Foxmould Member'] [''] [''] [''] [''] ["In west Dorset's coastal sections the base is a conformable and gradational transition from the sandy mudstones of the Gault Formation to the sandstones of the Foxmould Member. Elsewhere the boundary is placed at an unconformity where the Foxmould Member rests on strata ranging from Triassic (in the west) to Lower Jurassic (in the east)."] ['stable'] [''] ['Glauconitic sandstone and sandstone with subsidiary calcareous sandstone and sandy limestone and trace clay and sandy mudstone. Stratified bedrock. Occurs onshore. Deposited during the Albian Age (Cretaceous Period) (113-100.5 Ma BP).'] ['Foxmould Member'] ['', '', ''] ['30 to 32m.'] ['113.0'] ['Sandstone, glauconitic, calcareous in part, greenish grey weathering to foxy brown (reddish-brown) sand; concretionary "doggers" and tabular sandy limestones at several levels.'] ['Foxmould And Cowstone Beds', 'Foxmould', 'Greensands [Obsolete Name and Code: Use HBG]', 'Foxmould Sands'] ['FXMD'] [''] ['100.5'] [''] [''] ['The upper boundary is at the base of a mineralized hardground surface (Culverhole Hardground) above which concretionary calcareous sandstones are absent and cherts are common in the Whitecliff Chert Member of the Upper Greensand Formation.'] ['']