Mesoproterozoic (1600 Ma)

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Representation and status

Index
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CMYK Color
0/30/55/0
RGB color
R: 253 G: 180 B: 98
Rank
chronostratigraphy
Validity
Unit is in Use
Status
valid
SCS note
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SCS date
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Comment
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Nomenclature

German
Mesoproterozoikum
French
Mésoprotérozoique
Italian
Mesoproterozoico
English
Mesoproterozoic (1600 Ma)
Origin of the Name
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Historical Variants
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Nomenclatorial Remarks
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Synonyms

Synonyms
Non-synonyms
Possible confusion

Description

Description
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Geomorphology
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Thickness
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Components

Lithological content
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Mineral content
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Fossil content
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Hierarchy and succession

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

Geographical extent
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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
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Conditions of formation
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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

Definition
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Revision
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Important publications
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Material and varia

Applications
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  • Stenian (1200 Ma) Show details

    Origin of the Name

    From stenós (Greek), meaning "narrow".

    Rank
    chronostratigraphy
    Status
    valid
    Valid name
    In Short
    Last period of the Mesoproterozoic, during which the supercontinent Rodinia assembled. Its base has been defined chronometrically.
    Age
    Mesoproterozoic (= Middle Proterozoic) - Mesoproterozoic (= Middle Proterozoic)
    Thickness
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    Geographical extent
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    Type area
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    Comment
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  • Ectasian (1400 Ma) Show details

    Origin of the Name

    From éktasis (Greek), meaning "extension".

    Rank
    chronostratigraphy
    Status
    valid
    Valid name
    In Short
    Second period of the Mesoproterozoic. Its base has been defined chronometrically.
    Age
    Mesoproterozoic (= Middle Proterozoic) - Mesoproterozoic (= Middle Proterozoic)
    Thickness
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    Geographical extent
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    Type area
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    Comment
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  • Calymmian (1600 Ma) Show details

    Origin of the Name

    From kálymma (Greek), meaning "cover".

    Rank
    chronostratigraphy
    Status
    valid
    Valid name
    In Short
    First period of the Mesoproterozoic. Its base has been defined chronometrically.
    Age
    Mesoproterozoic (= Middle Proterozoic) - Mesoproterozoic (= Middle Proterozoic)
    Thickness
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    Geographical extent
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    Type area
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    Comment
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