Z3 Fringe Sandstone Member

Code
ZEZ3S
Status
Formal (Van Adrichem Boogaert & Kouwe 1994).
Lithological description

White to light-grey, fine- to very fine-grained sandstone. It is generally strongly cemented by calcitic, dolomitic or silica cements.

Depositional setting

Playa/sabkha setting. The sands represent fluvial channels of sand flats.

Definition of lower boundary

Not yet determined.

Definition of upper boundary

Not yet determined.

Thickness indication
Up to 56 m.
Geographical distribution
Regional correlation
UK: ?; GER: ?; BEL: Z3 Fringe Sandstone Member.
Age
late Wuchiapingian.
Holostratotype
Depth (thickness) AH:
3823 - 3834 m (11 m)
Origin of name
None.
Previous name(s)
None.
Reviewed by (date)
Mark Geluk (2017).
References
Van Adrichem Boogaert, H.A. & Kouwe, W.F.P. 1994. Stratigraphic nomenclature of The Netherlands; revision and update by RGD and NOGEPA, Section D, Permian. Mededelingen Rijks Geologische Dienst, 50, 1-42.
Cite as
TNO-GDN ([YEAR]). Z3 Fringe Sandstone Member. In: Stratigraphic Nomenclature of the Netherlands, TNO – Geological Survey of the Netherlands. Accessed on [DATE] from http://www.dinoloket.nl/en/stratigraphic-nomenclature/z3-fringe-sandstone-member.