|White Limestone Formation|
Stratigraphic range: Bathonian
White Limestone Formation exposed at Kirtlington Quarry
|Unit of||Great Oolite Group|
|Underlies||Forest Marble Formation|
|Overlies||Hampen Formation, Rutland Formation|
|Thickness||Up to 30 m|
|Other||Mudstone Clay Marl|
|Thickness at type section||Approximately 20 m|
The White Limestone Formation is a Bathonian geologic formation in the United Kingdom, dating to the Middle Jurassic, 168.3 to 166.1 million years ago. Fossil sauropod tracks have been reported from the formation. It is the lateral equivalent of the Blisworth Limestone. It predominantly consists of grey-yellow limestone, typically wackestone and packstone with subordinate ooidal grainstone. The dinosaur Proceratosaurus is known from the formation.
- List of dinosaur-bearing rock formations
- "The BGS Lexicon of Named Rock Units — Result Details White Limestone Formation". British Geological Survey. Retrieved 17 April 2017.
- Weishampel, et al. (2004). "Dinosaur distribution." Pp. 517-607.
- Weishampel, David B.; Dodson, Peter; and Osmólska, Halszka (eds.): The Dinosauria, 2nd, Berkeley: University of California Press. 861 pp. ISBN 0-520-24209-2.
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