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2.8. Mol Formation - Ml


Authors: De Meuter & Laga (1976), after Mourlon (1896).

Description: white pure, coarse and medium fine sand, sometimes lignitic and with some lenses of a micaceous clay; in the type region, lower part very slightly glauconiferous.

Stratotype: sandpits for the exploitation of glass sands.

Area: whole northeastern part of the Campine.

Thickness: 20 m in the Mol area, but up to 70 m and more east of the faults.

Age: late Pliocene.