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3.1.8. Stokkem Formation - Sk


Authors: Gullentops & Paulissen, herein.

Description: Sediments of the modern, meandering Meuse. 4-5m graded gravel due to lateral accretion of point bars, also distinguished by the presence of the Laacher See volcanic minerals (vL). Covered by overbank silts which are divided in to pre deforestation clayey Mullem Member (SkM) and post deforestation silty Heppeneert Member ( SkH).

Stratotype: Quarries and brickyards in alluvial plain.

Area: Lower Meuse Valley.

Age: Holocene.