Upper Brabant Limestone Member

Code
ATBR3
Status
Formal (NAM & RGD 1980).
Lithological description

Calcareous unit characterised by a very high sand content.

Depositional setting

Shallow marine.

Definition of lower boundary

Not yet defined.

Definition of upper boundary

Not yet defined.

Thickness indication
30 - 50 m.
Geographical distribution
Regional correlation
UK: West Sole Group; GER: Dogger Group; BEL: -.
Age
late Callovian.
Holostratotype
Depth (thickness) AH:
1898 - 1929 m (31 m)
Parastratotype
Depth (thickness) AH:
1542 - 1577 m (35 m)
Origin of name
None.
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.
Cite as
TNO-GDN ([YEAR]). Upper Brabant Limestone Member. In: Stratigraphic Nomenclature of the Netherlands, TNO – Geological Survey of the Netherlands. Accessed on [DATE] from http://www.dinoloket.nl/en/stratigraphic-nomenclature/upper-brabant-limestone-member.