Tannenberggipfel-Schichten

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Representation and status

Index
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CMYK Color
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RGB color
R: 245 G: 220 B: 185
Rank
lithostratigraphic unit
Validity
Unit is in Use
Status
informal term
SCS note
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SCS date
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Comment
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Nomenclature

German
Tannenberggipfel-Schichten
French
Couches du Tannenberggipfel
Italian
Strati del Tannenberggipfel
English
Tannenberggipfel Beds
Origin of the Name
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Historical Variants
Tannenberg-Hörnligipfel-Schichten (Büchi 1958a), Tanneberggipfelschichten (Büchi 1960), Tannenberg-Schichten s.str. (Habicht 1987).
Nomenclatorial Remarks
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Synonyms

Synonyms
Non-synonyms
Possible confusion

Description

Description
Wechsellagerung mit Geröllbestand aus dem Flysch (Flyschsandsteine). Charakterisiert durch das massenhafte Auftreten von alttertiären Foraminiferen und eingeschwemmtem Glaukonit.
Geomorphology
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Thickness
Ca. 80 m (Büchi 1960).

Components

Lithological content
  • sandstone (psammite, arenite) : grains 1/16 mm - 2 mm
  • flysch
Mineral content
  • glauconite
Fossil content
  • foraminifera

Hierarchy and succession

Superordinate unit
Subordinate units
Units at roof
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Units at floor
Lateral equivalents
Upper boundary
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Lower boundary
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Stratigraphic discussion
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Age

Age at top
Serravallian
Note about top
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Age at base
Serravallian
Note about base
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Dating method
Unteres Pliozän (Hofmann 1973b/c) oder Serravalien (Habicht 1987).

Geography

Geographical extent
Tannenberg (SG).
Type area
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Type locality
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Type profile
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Reference profiles
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Point of interest
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Paleogeography and tectonic

Paleogeography
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Kind of protolith
  • sedimentary
Conditions of formation
fluvioterrestrische Ablagerungen
Sequence
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Tectonic Unit (resp. main category)
Plateau Molasse
Metamorphism
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Metamorphic facies
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Note on metamorphism
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References

Material and varia

Applications
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