Pliensbachian (~ 190 Ma)

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Representation and status

Index
plb
CMYK Color
50 / 5 / 0 / 0
RGB color
R: 128 G: 197 B: 221
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
Sometimes still informally subdivided into Carixian and Domerian substages.

Nomenclature

German
Pliensbachien (CH; DE/AT: Pliensbachium)
French
Pliensbachien
Italian
Pliensbachiano
English
Pliensbachian (~ 190 Ma)
Origin of the Name

Named after the village of Pliensbach (Baden-Württemberg, S Germany), 30 km E Stuttgart.

Historical Variants
Pliensbachium (Oppel 1858)
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

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
Pliensbachian
Note about top
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Age at base
Pliensbachian
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)
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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  • Domerian Show details

    Origin of the Name

    Names after Monte Domaro (Lombardia, N Italy).

    Rank
    chronostratigraphic Substage
    Status
    informal term
    Valid name
    In Short
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    Age
    late Pliensbachian (= Domerian) - late Pliensbachian (= Domerian)
    Thickness
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    Geographical extent
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    Type area
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    Comment
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  • Carixian Show details

    Origin of the Name

    Named after Charmouth (Dorset, UK).

    Rank
    chronostratigraphic Substage
    Status
    informal term
    Valid name
    In Short
    First, informal substage of the Pliensbachian.
    Age
    early Pliensbachian (= Carixian) - early Pliensbachian (= Carixian)
    Thickness
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    Geographical extent
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    Type area
    Dorset (UK)
    Comment
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