«Unterer Öhrli-Kalk»

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Representation and status

Index
UÖK
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
-
SCS date
-
Comment
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Nomenclature

German
«Unterer Öhrli-Kalk»
French
«Calcaire d'Öhrli inférieur»
Italian
«Calcare del'Öhrli inferiore»
English
«Lower Öhrli Limestone»
Origin of the Name

Öhrli (AI), Alpstein

Historical Variants
Lower Oerlikalk, Unterer Örhlikalk (Schindler 1959), lower Oehrli Limestone (Föllmi et al. 2007)
Nomenclatorial Remarks
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Synonyms

Synonyms
Non-synonyms
Possible confusion

Description

Description
Rostbräunlich anwitternder, bröckeliger, sandiger Kalk im unteren Teil der Öhrli-Formation.
Geomorphology
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Thickness
Max. 50 m (Föllmi et al. 2007).

Components

Lithological content
  • limestone
Mineral content
-
Fossil content
  • corals
  • echinoderms
  • algae
  • foraminifera

Hierarchy and succession

Superordinate unit
Subordinate units
Units at roof
    -
Units at floor
Lateral equivalents
Upper boundary
-
Lower boundary
-
Stratigraphic discussion
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Age

Age at top
Late Berriasian
Note about top
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Age at base
Middle Berriasian
Note about base
-
Dating method
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Geography

Geographical extent
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Type area
Type locality
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Type profile
-
Reference profiles
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Point of interest
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Paleogeography and tectonic

Paleogeography
Northern Tethyan Carbonate Platform :
Plateforme de Bourgogne, ... = Northern Tethyan Carbonate Platform (NTCP) ,
Kind of protolith
  • sedimentary
Conditions of formation
prograding shallow-water platform carbonates
Sequence
-
Tectonic Unit (resp. main category)
Helvetic
  • Dauphinois
  • Western Helvetics
  • Central Helvetics
  • Eastern Helvetics
Metamorphism
-
Metamorphic facies
-
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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