Igneous rock

Informal (Van Adrichem Boogaert & Kouwe 1993).
Lithological description

Various igneous rock types, such as olivine gabbro, mircro-granodiorite, basalt, dolerite, lamprophyre, trachyte, phonolite, pyroxenite and leucitite.

Depositional setting

ln- and extrusive igneous rocks.

Definition of lower boundary

Usually sharp.

Definition of upper boundary

Usually sharp.

Thickness indication
Up to 220 m; 1058 m in the volcanic pipe of well ZDW-01.
Geographical distribution
Regional correlation
Devonian - Late Cretaceous (Van Bergen & Sissingh 2007).
Type section
Not yet determined.
Depth (thickness) AH:
Not yet determined.
Origin of name
Previous name(s)
Reviewed by (date)
Geert-Jan Vis (2019).
Van Adrichem Boogaert, H.A. & Kouwe, W.F.P. 1993. Stratigraphic nomenclature of The Netherlands; revision and update by RGD and NOGEPA, Section G, Upper Jurassic and Lower Cretaceous. Mededelingen Rijks Geologische Dienst, 50, 1-80..
Van Bergen, M.J., Sissingh, W. 2007. Magmatism in the Netherlands: expression of the north-west European rifting history. In: Geology of the Netherlands. Eds: Wong, Th.E., Batjes, D.A.J., De Jager, J., Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences, 197–221.
Cite as
TNO-GDN ([YEAR]). Igneous rock. In: Stratigraphic Nomenclature of the Netherlands, TNO – Geological Survey of the Netherlands. Accessed on [DATE] from https://www.dinoloket.nl/en/stratigraphic-nomenclature/igneous-rock.