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Upper Carboniferous stratigraphy

UPPER CARBONIFEROUS LITHOSTRATIGRAPHIC UNITS (BELGIUM)

André DELMER, Michiel DUSAR & Bernard DELCAMBRE
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ABSTRACT.

KEYWORDS. Upper Carboniferous, Belgium, coal, lithostratigraphy.

REFERENCE TO THIS VOLUME.Delmer, A., Dusar, M. & Delcambre, B., 2001. Upper Carboniferous lithostratigraphic units (Belgium). In Bultynck & Dejonghe, eds., Guide to a revised lithostratigraphic scale of Belgium, Geologica Belgica, *:***-***.

1. INTRODUCTION

2. DESCRIPTIONS

A general overview of the Upper Carboniferous lithostratigraphic units is provided in figure 1.

2.1. The Dinantian – Silesian transition

 2.1.1. Gottignies Formation - GOT

 2.1.2. Souvré Formation – SOU

2.2. Belgian Coal Measures Group - HOU

 2.2.1. Chokier Formation

 2.2.2. Andenne Formation

 2.2.3. Châtelet Formation

 2.2.4. Charleroi Formation

 2.2.5. Flénu Formation

 2.2.6. Neeroeteren Formation

3. REFERENCES