Glassand

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Representation and status

Index
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CMYK Color
siehe Siderolithikum
RGB color
R: 240 G: 105 B: 45
Rank
petrography
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
Glassand
French
sable siliceux vitrifiable
Italian
sabbia vetrificarsi
English
glass sand
Origin of the Name
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Historical Variants
Sables quartzeux blancs, Quarzsand, Glassand, Sable siliceux vitrifiable (Picot 2002)
Nomenclatorial Remarks
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Synonyms

Synonyms
Non-synonyms
Possible confusion

Description

Description
heller, fast reiner quarzitischer Stand
Geomorphology
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Thickness
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Components

Lithological content
  • quartzitic sand
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
Eocene
Note about top
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Age at base
Eocene
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
Northern Tethyan Carbonate Platform :
Plateforme de Bourgogne, ... = Northern Tethyan Carbonate Platform (NTCP) ,
Kind of protolith
  • sedimentary
Conditions of formation
Kontinentale Verwitterungsprodukte des Känozoikums sind häufig in tiefen Karsttaschen zu finden.
Sequence
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Tectonic Unit (resp. main category)
Siderolithic Jura
  • Southern Germany
  • Black Forest
Metamorphism
non metamorphic
Metamorphic facies
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Note on metamorphism
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References

Definition
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Revision
Picot Laurent (2002): Le Paléogène des synclinaux du Jura et de la bordure sud-rhénane: paléontologie (Ostracodes), paléoécologie, biostratigraphie et paléogéographie. , GeoFocus 5, 240 p.

Lorsque l’Hupper s’est développé en sables de quartz clairs (sables siliceux vitrifiables), il était utilisé pour la fabrication du verre. Les lieux de gisement se nomment souvent «La Verrerie».
Important publications
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Material and varia

Applications
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