Lower Röt Fringe Claystone Member

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

Red-brown silty claystone, often with an anhydrite or anhydrite-cemented sandstone bed at its base.

Depositional setting

Marginal marine, evaporitic mudflats.

Definition of lower boundary

Not yet defined.

Definition of upper boundary

Not yet defined.

Thickness indication
Up to 95 m.
Geographical distribution
Regional correlation
UK: Röt Formation; GER: Röt Formation; BEL: Röt Formation.
Age
early Anisian.
Holostratotype
Depth (thickness) AH:
2502 - 2524 m (22 m)
Origin of name
None.
Previous name(s)
None.
Reviewed by (date)
Johan ten Veen (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 E, Triassic. Mededelingen Rijks Geologische Dienst, 50, 1-28.
Cite as
TNO-GDN ([YEAR]). Lower Röt Fringe Claystone Member. In: Stratigraphic Nomenclature of the Netherlands, TNO – Geological Survey of the Netherlands. Accessed on [DATE] from http://www.dinoloket.nl/en/stratigraphic-nomenclature/lower-rot-fringe-claystone-member.