Volpriehausen Clay-Siltstone Member

Code
RBMVC
Status
Formal (NAM & RGD 1980). Amended (Van Adrichem Boogaert & Kouwe 1994).
Lithological description

Stacked, small-scale fining-upwards cycles of fine-grained sandstone, siltstone, and claystone. Oolite beds may be intercalated. Commonly displays reddish to greenish colours.

Depositional setting

Predominantly lacustrine.

Definition of lower boundary

Not yet determined.

Definition of upper boundary

Not yet determined.

Thickness indication
Up to 185 m.
Geographical distribution
Regional correlation
UK: Bunter Sandstone Formation; GER: Volpriehausen Formation; BEL: Volpriehausen Formation.
Age
Olenekian.
Holostratotype
Depth (thickness) AH:
4048 - 4158 m (110 m)
Parastratotype
Depth (thickness) AH:
2807 - 2892 m (85 m)
Origin of name
None.
Previous name(s)
None.
Reviewed by (date)
Johan ten Veen (2017).
References
NAM & RGD 1980. Stratigraphic nomenclature of The Netherlands. Verhandelingen van het Koninklijk Nederlands Geologisch Mijnbouwkundig Genootschap 32, 77 p.
Van Adrichem Boogaert, H.A. & Kouwe, W.F.P. 1994. Stratigraphic nomenclature of The Netherlands; revision and update by RGD and NOGEPA, Section E, Triassic. Mededelingen Rijks Geologische Dienst, 50, 1-28.
Cite as
TNO-GDN ([YEAR]). Volpriehausen Clay-Siltstone Member. In: Stratigraphic Nomenclature of the Netherlands, TNO – Geological Survey of the Netherlands. Accessed on [DATE] from http://www.dinoloket.nl/en/stratigraphic-nomenclature/volpriehausen-clay-siltstone-member.