Upper Zechstein salt

Code
ZESAU
Status
Informal (Van Adrichem Boogaert & Kouwe 1994).
Lithological description

Salt. Used where the basal members of the Z3 (Leine) Formation are still recognisable, but where, owing to the absence of the basal members of the Z4 (Aller) Formation, the recognition of separate Z3 Salt and Z4 Salt members is impossible.

Depositional setting

Marine.

Definition of lower boundary

Not yet determined.

Definition of upper boundary

Not yet determined.

Thickness indication
Not yet determined.
Geographical distribution
Not yet determined.
Regional correlation
Not yet determined.
Age
Not yet determined.
Type section
Well:
Not yet determined.
Depth (thickness) AH:
Not yet determined.
Origin of name
Named after the dominant lithology.
Previous name(s)
None.
Reviewed by (date)
Geert-Jan Vis (2019).
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]). Upper Zechstein salt. In: Stratigraphic Nomenclature of the Netherlands, TNO – Geological Survey of the Netherlands. Accessed on [DATE] from http://www.dinoloket.nl/en/stratigraphic-nomenclature/upper-zechstein-salt.