Formal (Van Adrichem Boogaert & Kouwe 1994).
Sequence of medium-grey or brown grey to dark-brown or brown-black, coarse-crystalline dolomites, often containing black organic intergrain residues. Dolomites are generally of secondary origin. In places minor grey to dark-grey limestones occur, as well as minor quantities of dark-brown to blackish siltstone and claystone. In addition, beds of dark silicified dolomite are occasionally present.
Definition of lower boundary
Definition of upper boundary
UK: Zeeland Formation; GER: Kohlenkalk Group; BEL: Vesdre Formation.
Tournaisian - early Visean.
Origin of name
Named after the island of Noord-Beveland in the province of Zeeland.
Van Adrichem Boogaert, H.A. & Kouwe, W.F.P. 1994. Stratigraphic nomenclature of The Netherlands; revision and update by RGD and NOGEPA, Section B, Devonian and Dinantian. Mededelingen Rijks Geologische Dienst, 50, 1-20.
TNO-GDN ([YEAR]). Beveland Member. In: Stratigraphic Nomenclature of the Netherlands, TNO – Geological Survey of the Netherlands. Accessed on [DATE] from https://www.dinoloket.nl/en/stratigraphic-nomenclature/beveland-member.