«Oberer Öhrli-Kalk»

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Representation and status

Index
OÖK
CMYK Color
-
RGB color
R: 115 G: 170 B: 145
Rank
lithostratigraphic Member
Validity
Unit is in Use
Status
incorrect name (though informally used)
SCS note
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SCS date
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Comment
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Nomenclature

German
«Oberer Öhrli-Kalk»
French
«Calcaire d'Öhrli supérieur»
Italian
«Calcare del'Öhrli superiore»
English
«Upper Öhrli Limestone»
Origin of the Name

Öhrli (AI), Alpstein

Historical Variants
Kalk des Unteren Valanginien in Urgonfazies = Oehrlikalk (Furrer 1938), Oberer Örhlikalk (Schindler 1959), upper Oehrli Limestone (Föllmi et al. 2007)
Nomenclatorial Remarks
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Synonyms

Synonyms
Non-synonyms
Possible confusion

Description

Description
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Geomorphology
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Thickness
Max. 100 m (Föllmi et al. 2007)

Components

Lithological content
  • limestone
Mineral content
-
Fossil content
  • sponges
  • corals
  • bryozoans

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
Valanginian
Note about top
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Age at base
Late Berriasian
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
North Tethyan Shelf :
marge continentale européenne ,
Kind of protolith
  • sedimentary
Conditions of formation
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Sequence
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Tectonic Unit (resp. main category)
Helvetic
  • Dauphinois
  • Western Helvetics
  • Central Helvetics
  • Eastern Helvetics
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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