Chartegg-Formation

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Representation and status

Index
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CMYK Color
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RGB color
R: 200 G: 100 B: 75
Rank
lithostratigraphic Formation
Validity
Unit is in Use
Status
informal term
SCS note
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SCS date
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Comment
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Nomenclature

German
Chartegg-Formation
French
Formation de la Chartegg
Italian
Formazione della Chartegg
English
Chartegg Formation
Origin of the Name

Chartegg (SG)

Historical Variants
Chartegg-Schiefer = Charteggschiefer (Ryf 1964), Chartegg-Tone, Chartegg Formation (Letsch et al. 2015)
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
  • mudstone : Tonstein/Mergelstein der Molasse
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
Cisuralian (= Early Permian)
Note about top
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Age at base
Cisuralian (= Early Permian)
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
  • sedimentary
Conditions of formation
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Sequence
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Tectonic Unit (resp. main category)
Glarus nappe complex
  • Ilanz
  • Wageten
  • Gonzen-Walenstadt
  • Mürtschen
Metamorphism
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Metamorphic facies
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Note on metamorphism
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References

Definition
Ryf Walter (1965): Geologische Untersuchungen im Murgtal , Diss. Universität Zürich
Revision
Letsch D., Winkler W., von Quadt A., Gallhofer D. (2015): The volcano-sedimentary evolution of a post-variscan intramontane basin in the Swiss Alps (Glarus Verrucano) as revealed by zircon U-Pb age dating and Hf isotope geochemistry. , International Journal of Earth Sciences (Geologische Rundschau) 104, 123-145

p.133: In the area NE of the Sernftal (Chrauchtal and Murgtal), the Fuggstock Sernifite gradually fines upward and develops into silty shales of purple and green colour, often with characteristic quartz layers (Chartegg Formation, Ryf 1965).
Important publications
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Material and varia

Applications
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  • Rotberg-Sandstein Show details

    Origin of the Name

    Rotberg (GL)

    Rank
    lithostratigraphic unit
    Status
    local name (informal)
    Valid name
    In Short
    Lokaler, monotoner, roter Sandstein bis Feinbrekzie.
    Age
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    Thickness
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    Geographical extent
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    Type area
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    Comment
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