Zechstein salt

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

Salt. Halokinetically disturbed sequences above the Z2 Basal Anhydrite Member, in which the depositional cycles of the Z2 Salt to Z4 Salt Members cannot be recognised anymore.

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]). 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/zechstein-salt.