upper Epen member

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

Claystone. Deposits that belong to the Epen Formation, but are not attributed to either the Ubachsberg Member or the Geverik Member. Where the Epen Formation is split in two by an intercalated Ubachsberg Member the claystone interval above that member may be called upper Epen member.

Depositional setting

Cyclic repeated delta progradation into a predominantly lacustrine basin.

Definition of lower boundary

Overlies the sandstones of the Ubachsberg Member.

Serpukhovian - Bashkirian.
Reviewed by (date)
Geert-Jan Vis (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.
Cite as
TNO-GDN ([YEAR]). upper Epen member. In: Stratigraphic Nomenclature of the Netherlands, TNO – Geological Survey of the Netherlands. Accessed on [DATE] from https://www.dinoloket.nl/en/stratigraphic-nomenclature/upper-epen-member.