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3.2.14. Bovesse Formation - BOV

Authors: Stainier, 1903; Lacroix, 1999b.
Description: thin conglomeratic and sandy-silty unit at the base; the middle part consists of micritic limestones alternating with dolostones; the upper part is shaly with a few argillaceous limestone beds.
Stratotype: Mehaigne Valley east of Huccorgne.
Area: Northern border of the Namur Synclinorium.
Thickness: about 80 m in the type area.
Age: Lower Frasnian, from falsiovalis into punctata conodont Zones (Coen-Aubert et al., 1981; Gouwy & Bultynck, 2000).