Induan (~ 252 Ma)

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Representation and status

Index
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CMYK Color
35 / 70 / 0 / 0
RGB color
R: 164 G: 70 B: 159
Rank
chronostratigraphic Stage
Validity
Unit is in Use
Status
valid formal name
SCS note
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SCS date
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Comment
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Nomenclature

German
Induen (CH ; DE/AT: Indusium)
French
Induen
Italian
Induano
English
Induan (~ 252 Ma)
Origin of the Name
Indus River in the Salt Range of Pakistan.
Historical Variants
Indusien (BRGM 2006), Induen (ISC 2012)
Nomenclatorial Remarks
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Synonyms

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Possible confusion

Description

Description
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Geomorphology
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Components

Lithological content
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Fossil content
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Hierarchy and succession

Superordinate unit
Subordinate units
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Units at floor
Lateral equivalents
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Lower boundary
The base of the Triassic is defined by the first appearance of the conodont species Hindeodus parvus, which correlates with the end of the negative δ18O anomaly after the big extinction event at the Permian-Triassic boundary.
Stratigraphic discussion
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Age

Age at top
Induan
Note about top
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Age at base
Induan
Note about base
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Dating method
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Geography

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Type locality
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Type profile
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Paleogeography and tectonic

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Sequence
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Tectonic Unit (resp. main category)
Time Scale
  • Paratethys
  • Mammal stages
Metamorphism
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Metamorphic facies
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Note on metamorphism
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References

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Revision
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Important publications
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Material and varia

Applications
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  • Dienerian

    Origin of the Name

    Karl Diener (1862-1928), Austrian geologist, paleontologist and alpinist.

    Rank
    chronostratigraphic Substage
    Status
    local name (informal)
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  • Griesbachian

    Origin of the Name
    Griesbach
    Rank
    chronostratigraphic Substage
    Status
    local name (informal)
    Valid name
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