Weiteveen Upper Evaporite Member

Code
SKWFD
Status
Formal (NAM & RGD 1980). Amended (Van Adrichem Boogaert & Kouwe 1993).
Lithological description

Relatively high anhydrite, carbonate and halite content, intercalated between the two marly members of the Weiteveen Formation.

Depositional setting

Highly restricted lacustrine to marginal-marine setting.

Definition of lower boundary

With the Weiteveen Lower Marl Member.

Definition of upper boundary

With the Weiteveen Upper Marl Member.

Thickness indication
Up to 70 m.
Geographical distribution
Regional correlation
UK: ?; GER: Münder Formation; BEL: -.
Age
Tithonian - early Berriasian.
Holostratotype
Depth (thickness) AH:
1358 - 1470 m (112 m)
Hypostratotype
Depth (thickness) AH:
1714 - 1718 m (4 m)
Hypostratotype
Depth (thickness) AH:
1237 - 1268 m (31 m)
Hypostratotype
Depth (thickness) AH:
393 - 436 m (43 m)
Origin of name
Named after the village of Weiteveen, municipality of Schoonebeek, in the southeastern part of the province of Drente.
Previous name(s)
None.
Reviewed by (date)
Sander Houben (2017).
References
NAM & RGD 1980. Stratigraphic nomenclature of The Netherlands. Verhandelingen van het Koninklijk Nederlands Geologisch Mijnbouwkundig Genootschap 32, 77 p.
Van Adrichem Boogaert, H.A. & Kouwe, W.F.P. 1993. Stratigraphic nomenclature of The Netherlands; revision and update by RGD and NOGEPA, Section G, Upper Jurassic and Lower Cretaceous. Mededelingen Rijks Geologische Dienst, 50, 1-80..
Cite as
TNO-GDN ([YEAR]). Weiteveen Upper Evaporite Member. In: Stratigraphic Nomenclature of the Netherlands, TNO – Geological Survey of the Netherlands. Accessed on [DATE] from http://www.dinoloket.nl/en/stratigraphic-nomenclature/weiteveen-upper-evaporite-member.