«Obere Tufflage»

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Representation and status

Index
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CMYK Color
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RGB color
R: 105 G: 135 B: 115
Rank
lithostratigraphic unit
Validity
Unit is in Use
Status
incorrect name (though informally used)
SCS note
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SCS date
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Comment
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Nomenclature

German
«Obere Tufflage»
French
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Italian
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English
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Origin of the Name
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Historical Variants
Obere Tufflage (Zaugg et al. 2008)
Nomenclatorial Remarks
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Synonyms

Synonyms
Non-synonyms
Possible confusion

Description

Description
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Geomorphology
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Thickness
0,8-4 m (Zaugg et al. 2008)

Components

Lithological content
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Mineral content
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Fossil content
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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
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Note about top
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Age at base
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Note about base
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Dating method
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Geography

Geographical extent
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Type area
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
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Conditions of formation
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Sequence
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Tectonic Unit (resp. main category)
Hegau Volcanics
Metamorphism
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Metamorphic facies
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Note on metamorphism
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References

Definition
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Revision
Zaugg Alfred, Geyer Matthias, Rahn Meinert, Wessels Martin, Schlichtherle Helmut, Hasenfratz Albin, Burkhalter Reto (2008): Blatt 1033/1034 Steckborn-Kreuzlingen. , Geol. Atlas Schweiz 1: 25 000, Erläut. 112

S.45: Obere Tufflage: Grünlich grau, glimmerig-sandig, reich an grünem Ton, führt zum Teil grössere olivgrüne Biotite, viel Muskovit, Bruchstücke von Granit und Grundgebirge, Lapilli, Apatit, selten Hornblenden, viele Schwermineralien aus der Molasse und weist zum Teil einen leicht erhöhten Magnetitgehalt auf. Mächtigkeit: 0,8 – 4 m.

Important publications
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Material and varia

Applications
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