Z1 Fringe Sandstone Member

Formal (Van Adrichem Boogaert & Kouwe 1994).
Lithological description

Fine- to medium-grained, whitish to light-brown sandstone. The sandstone generally contains intercalated claystone beds (Geluk et al., 1996, 1997).

Depositional setting

Sabkha to shallow marine setting.

Definition of lower boundary

Placed at the top of the Z1 Fringe Carbonate, or the Z1 Lower Claystone Member.

Definition of upper boundary

Placed at the base of the Red-brown Salt Clay Member.

Thickness indication
Up to 69 m.
Geographical distribution
Regional correlation
UK: ?; GER: ?; BEL: Z1 Fringe Sandstone Member.
Depth (thickness) AH:
2783 - 2828 m (45 m)
Depth (thickness) AH:
4500 - 4549 m (49 m)
Depth (thickness) AH:
3851 - 3862 m (11 m)
Origin of name
Previous name(s)
Reviewed by (date)
Mark Geluk (2017).
Geluk, M.C., Plomp, A.N., Van Doorn, Th.H.M. 1996. The development of the Permo- Triassic succession in the basin fringe area, southern Netherlands. In: Rondeel, H.E., Batjes, D.A.J., Nieuwenhuijs, W.H. (eds.),Geology of gas and oil under the Netherlands, Royal Geolological and Mining Sociecty KNGMG, Kluwer Academic Press, 57-78.
Geluk, M.C., Van Wees, J.D., Grönloh, H., Van Adrichem Boogaert, A.B. 1997. Palaeogeography and paleotectonics of the Zechstein Group (Upper Permian) in the Netherlands. Proceedings of the XIII International Congress on the Carboniferous and Permian, 28th August-2nd September 1995, Krakow, Poland. Prace Panstwowego Instytut Geologicznego CLVII, part 2, 63-75.
Van Adrichem Boogaert, H.A. & Kouwe, W.F.P. 1994. Stratigraphic nomenclature of The Netherlands; revision and update by RGD and NOGEPA, Section D, Permian. Mededelingen Rijks Geologische Dienst, 50, 1-42.
Cite as
TNO-GDN ([YEAR]). Z1 Fringe Sandstone Member. In: Stratigraphic Nomenclature of the Netherlands, TNO – Geological Survey of the Netherlands. Accessed on [DATE] from https://www.dinoloket.nl/en/stratigraphic-nomenclature/z1-fringe-sandstone-member.