main Klaverbank member

Informal (Van Adrichem Boogaert & Kouwe 1995).
Lithological description

Sandstone placed in the Klaverbank Formation, but not belonging to the Botney Member.

Depositional setting

Fluvial with marine incursions.

Definition of lower boundary

Not yet determined.

Definition of upper boundary

Not yet determined.

Thickness indication
Approximately 100 m.
Geographical distribution
Not yet determined.
Regional correlation
In some wells a massive sandstone interval of over 100 m thick can be developed in the uppermost part of the Klaverbank Formation. This interval can be correlated with the Caister Sandstone unit in the UK (Cameron 1993).
Not yet determined.
Type section
Not yet determined.
Depth (thickness) AH:
Not yet determined.
Origin of name
Previous name(s)
Reviewed by (date)
Jurgen Foeken (2019).
Van Adrichem Boogaert, H.A. & Kouwe, W.F.P. 1995. Stratigraphic nomenclature of The Netherlands, revision and update by RGD and NOGEPA, Section C, Silesian. Mededelingen Rijks Geologische Dienst, 50, 1-40.
Cameron, T.D.J. 1993. Carboniferous and Devonian of the Southern North Sea. ln: Knox. R.W.0'8. & Cordey, W.G. (eds.) Lithostratigraphic nomenclature of the UK North Sea 5, British Geological Survey, Nottingham, 94 p.
Cite as
TNO-GDN ([YEAR]). main Klaverbank member. In: Stratigraphic Nomenclature of the Netherlands, TNO – Geological Survey of the Netherlands. Accessed on [DATE] from