Red Keuper Claystone Member

Code
RNKPR
Status
Formal (NAM & RGD 1980).
Lithological description

Red, silty claystones or marlstones, which yield typical high gamma-ray readings. These rocks are strongly variegated displaying red, green, yellow and grey colours.

Depositional setting

Lacustrine.

Definition of lower boundary

Not yet defined.

Definition of upper boundary

Not yet defined.

Thickness indication
Up to 132 m.
Geographical distribution
Regional correlation
UK: Triton Formation; GER: Arnstadt Formation (Steinmergelkeuper); BEL: Red Keuper Claystone Member.
Age
Norian.
Holostratotype
Depth (thickness) AH:
2917 - 2947 m (30 m)
Parastratotype
Depth (thickness) AH:
1663 - 1674 m (11 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.
Cite as
TNO-GDN ([YEAR]). Red Keuper Claystone Member. In: Stratigraphic Nomenclature of the Netherlands, TNO – Geological Survey of the Netherlands. Accessed on [DATE] from http://www.dinoloket.nl/en/stratigraphic-nomenclature/red-keuper-claystone-member.