Z1 Salt Member

Code
ZEZ1H
Status
Formal (NAM & RGD 1980). Amended (Van Adrichem Boogaert & Kouwe 1994).
Lithological description

Usually only rock salt occurs, but locally, in the Central Netherlands Basin around Winterswijk two potassium-magnesium salt seams occur in the middle part of the member. Saltminerals identified here are kieserite, carnallite and sylvite.

Depositional setting

Salina deposit.

Definition of lower boundary

Top of the Z1 Lower Anhydrite Member.

Definition of upper boundary

Not yet determined.

Thickness indication
Up to 300 m.
Geographical distribution
Regional correlation
UK: -; GER: Werra-Steinsalz and Kaliflöze Thüringen and Hessen; BEL: Z1 Salt Member.
Age
Wuchiapingian.
Holostratotype
Depth (thickness) AH:
1435 - 1725 m (290 m)
Origin of name
None.
Previous name(s)
None.
Reviewed by (date)
Mark Geluk (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 D, Permian. Mededelingen Rijks Geologische Dienst, 50, 1-42.
Cite as
TNO-GDN ([YEAR]). Z1 Salt Member. In: Stratigraphic Nomenclature of the Netherlands, TNO – Geological Survey of the Netherlands. Accessed on [DATE] from http://www.dinoloket.nl/en/stratigraphic-nomenclature/z1-salt-member.