Formal (Van Adrichem Boogaert & Kouwe 1994).
Sequence of grey to dark-grey and black limestones, thin- to thick-bedded and often partly silicified. Limestone beds often grade into calcareous and/or silicified black shales or black cherts toward the top. Very thin beds of tuffaceous rock occur, predominantly in the upper part of the member.
Definition of lower boundary
Definition of upper boundary
UK: Zeeland Formation; GER: Kohlenkalk Group; BEL: Goeree Formation & Loenhout Formation.
Origin of name
Named after the western part of the island of Goeree-Overflakkee in the province of Zuid-Holland.
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]). Goeree Member. In: Stratigraphic Nomenclature of the Netherlands, TNO – Geological Survey of the Netherlands. Accessed on [DATE] from http://www.dinoloket.nl/en/stratigraphic-nomenclature/goeree-member.