Z5 Salt Member

Code
ZEZ5H
Status
Formal (Van Adrichem Boogaert & Kouwe 1994).
Lithological description

Relative pure halite, probably containing thin layers of anhydrite at its base and top.

Depositional setting

Marine evaporite deposits.

Definition of lower boundary

Not yet determined.

Definition of upper boundary

Not yet determined.

Thickness indication
Up to 20 m.
Geographical distribution
Regional correlation
UK: Zechsteinletten Formation; GER: Ohre Steinsaltz; BEL: Z5 Salt Member.
Age
Changhsingian.
Holostratotype
Depth (thickness) AH:
4017 - 4028 m (11 m)
Origin of name
None.
Previous name(s)
None.
Reviewed by (date)
Mark Geluk (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 D, Permian. Mededelingen Rijks Geologische Dienst, 50, 1-42.
Cite as
TNO-GDN ([YEAR]). Z5 Salt Member. In: Stratigraphic Nomenclature of the Netherlands, TNO – Geological Survey of the Netherlands. Accessed on [DATE] from http://www.dinoloket.nl/en/stratigraphic-nomenclature/z5-salt-member.