Heizel Facies

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The full formal description is available here: Heizel Facies

Abbreviation BbHe
Parent unit Bolderberg Formation
Child units
Lithological description Yellow-brown, micaceous, fine-grained sand. Thin clay layers are present (Gulinck, 1956, 1959). A gravel layer consisting of flint pebbles, marine mammal bone fragments and plant fragments is present at the base of the unit.
Age No precise absolute or relative dating is available for the Heizel Facies.
Thickness Gulinck (1956; 1959) mentions a thickness of 1.5 m for the Heizel Facies.
Area of occurrence The Heizel Facies occurs in the top of the hills west of Brussels.
Type locality Top of the hills west of Brussels near the village Jette. No precise section nor location is given.
Alternative names Sables Chamois
Authors Louwye, S., Adriaens, R., Deckers, J. Vandenberghe, N. & Verhaegen, J.
Date 01/09/2023
Cite as Louwye, S., Adriaens, R., Deckers, J. Vandenberghe, N. & Verhaegen, J., 2023. The Heizel Facies, 01/09/2023. National Commission for Stratigraphy Belgium. http://ncs.naturalsciences.be/lithostratigraphy/Heizel-Facies
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