Zenderen Member

Formal (Van den Bosch et al. 1975).
Lithological description

Dark green very fine to fine sand, slightly to very silty, glauconitic, mostly non-calcareous.

Depositional setting

Shallow marine near-coastal (Van den Bosch et al. 1975; Van den Berg & Den Otter 1993).

Definition of lower boundary

Erosional contact with shallow-marine clay (Eibergen Member, Breda Formation).

Definition of upper boundary

Generally unconformable contact with shallow-marine consolidated mud and clay (Delden Member, Breda Formation) or with various Quaternary units.

Thickness indication
Up to about 25 m (Van den Berg & Den Otter 1993).
Geographical distribution
Restricted to the eastern Netherlands, close to the German border.
Regional correlation
North Sea: not present; UK: not present; GER: ?; BEL: not present.
late Miocene.
Type section
Not yet determined.
Depth (thickness) AH:
Not yet determined.
Origin of name
Named after the village of Zenderen, close to the German border in the eastern Netherlands.
Previous name(s)
Reviewed by (date)
Dirk Munsterman (2018), Sytze van Heteren (2019).
Van den Bosch, M., Cadée, M.C., Janssen, A.W. 1975. Lithostratigraphical and biostratigraphical subdivision of Tertiary deposits (Oligocene-Pliocene) in the Winterswijk-Almelo region (eastern part of The Netherlands). Scripta Geologica 29, 1-167.
Van den Berg, M.W., Den Otter, C. (eds.) 1993. Toelichtingen bij de Geologische kaart van Nederland 1: 50.000. Blad Almelo Oost/Denekamp (28O/29), Rijks Geologische Dienst, Haarlem.
Cite as
TNO-GDN ([YEAR]). Zenderen Member. In: Stratigraphic Nomenclature of the Netherlands, TNO – Geological Survey of the Netherlands. Accessed on [DATE] from https://www.dinoloket.nl/en/stratigraphic-nomenclature/zenderen-member.