Z5 Salt Clay Member

Code
ZEZ5R
Status
Formal (Van Adrichem Boogaert & Kouwe 1994).
Lithological description

Believed to consist of reddish claystone, mixed with rock salt.

Depositional setting

Playa - sabkha (?).

Definition of lower boundary

Not yet defined.

Definition of upper boundary

Not yet defined.

Thickness indication
Up to 25 m.
Geographical distribution
Regional correlation
UK: Unterer Ohre Ton Formation; GER: Salzbrockenton; BEL: Z5 Salt Clay Member.
Age
Changhsingian.
Holostratotype
Depth (thickness) AH:
4028 - 4036 m (8 m)
Origin of name
None.
Previous name(s)
None.
Reviewed by (date)
Mark Geluk (2017).
References
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]). Z5 Salt Clay Member. In: Stratigraphic Nomenclature of the Netherlands, TNO – Geological Survey of the Netherlands. Accessed on [DATE] from http://www.dinoloket.nl/en/stratigraphic-nomenclature/z5-salt-clay-member.