Upper Brabant Marl Member

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

Sandy marls with, especially in its lower part, a relatively high sand content or even intercalated sandstone beds.

Depositional setting

Shallow marine.

Definition of lower boundary

Not yet defined.

Definition of upper boundary

Not yet defined.

Thickness indication
100 m.
Geographical distribution
Regional correlation
UK: West Sole Group; GER: Dogger Group; BEL: -.
Age
late Callovian - earliest Oxfordian.
Holostratotype
Depth (thickness) AH:
1808 - 1898 m (90 m)
Parastratotype
Depth (thickness) AH:
1507 - 1542 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 Marl 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-marl-member.