Sarmatian

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Representation and status

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CMYK Color
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RGB color
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Rank
chronostratigraphy
Validity
Unit is in Use
Status
local name (informal)
SCS note
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SCS date
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Comment
Originally in Volhyn, Bessarab and Cherson subdivided. The Sarmatian sensu Suess only corresponds to the Volhyn and Early Bessarab, while the Late Bessarab and Cherson represent the Pannonian (Schäfer 1961).

Nomenclature

German
Sarmatien
French
Sarmatien
Italian
Sarmatiano
English
Sarmatian
Origin of the Name

Named after the Sarmatian tribes that lived in the Black Sea region (ex URSS / Iran).

Historical Variants
Sarmatien (Barbot de Marny in: Suess 1869, Denizot et al. 1957), Sarmatien = Sarmatisch = Tortonien estuarial(Renevier 1897), Sarmatium, Sarmatische Stufe, Sarmat (Andrussov 1899) >< Sarmat (Suess ----), Sarmatium (Giersch 2004)
Nomenclatorial Remarks
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Synonyms

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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
early Tortonian
Note about top
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Age at base
Serravallian
Note about base
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Dating method
MN7

Geography

Geographical extent
Central Europe.
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)
Paratethys
Metamorphism
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Metamorphic facies
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Note on metamorphism
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References

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Material and varia

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