Rupelian (~34 Ma)

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Representation and status

Index
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CMYK Color
0/15/35/0
RGB color
R: 254 G: 217 B: 154
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
Rupélien
French
Rupélien
Italian
Rupeliano
English
Rupelian (~34 Ma)
Origin of the Name

Named after the Rupel river (Belgium).

Historical Variants
Rupélien (Dumont 1849, Denizot et al. 1957), Rupelium, Rupel
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
LAD Hantkenina (Foraminfera)
Stratigraphic discussion
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Age

Age at top
early Oligocene
Note about top
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Age at base
early Oligocene
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
Dumont A. (1849): Rapport sur la carte géologique du Royaume. , Bull. Acad. roy. Belgique 16/2
Revision
Denizot G., ... (1957): Tertiaire (France, Belgique, Pays-Bas, Luxembourg). , Lexique stratigraphique international, vol. 1 Europe, Fasc. 4a VII
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Material and varia

Applications
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