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Blisworth Clay Formation
Stratigraphic range: Bathonian
Type Geological formation
Unit of Great Oolite Group
Underlies Cornbrash Formation
Overlies Blisworth Limestone
Thickness up to 10 metres (30 ft) typically 2-4 metres
Lithology
Primary Mudstone
Other Sandstone, Limestone, Ironstone
Location
Region Europe
Country  England
Extent East Midlands
Type section
Named for Blisworth

The Blisworth Clay Formation is a geological formation in England. It is part of the Great Oolite Group and was deposited in the Bathonian stage of the Middle Jurassic. The predominant lithology is mudstone with thin beds of limestone and sandstone with ironstone nodules. Towards the South-West it laterally transitions into the Forest Marble Formation.

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