«Knollen-Bank»

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Representation and status

Index
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CMYK Color
siehe Villigen-Formation
RGB color
R: 185 G: 195 B: 215
Rank
lithostratigraphic Bed
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
«Knollen-Bank»
French
«Knollen-Bank»
Italian
«Knollen-Bank»
English
«Knollen Bed»
Origin of the Name
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Historical Variants
Knollenschicht (Moesch 1867, Tobler 1905 Tab.4a), Knollenbank (Moesch 1867), Knollenschichten (Hantke 1967), Knollen Bed (Gygi ----)
Nomenclatorial Remarks
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Synonyms

Synonyms
Non-synonyms
Possible confusion

Description

Description
Dünner, leicht glaukonitischer Leithorizont an der Grenze zwischen Wangen- und Letzi-Member, bzw. zwischen Küssaburg- und Wangental-Member (innerhalb der Villigen-Formation).
Geomorphology
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Thickness
einige Dezimeter mächtig

Components

Lithological content
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Mineral content
  • glauconite
Fossil content
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Hierarchy and succession

Superordinate unit
Subordinate units
Lateral equivalents
Upper boundary
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Lower boundary
Küssaburg-Member bzw. Wangen-Member
Stratigraphic discussion
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Age

Age at top
Early Kimmeridgian
Note about top
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Age at base
late Oxfordian
Note about base
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Dating method
Biostratigraphie: Ammoniten der Zone à Planula (Enay et al. 1988).

Geography

Geographical extent
Aargauer Jura
Type area
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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
Swabian Basin,
Kind of protolith
  • sedimentary
Conditions of formation
"séquanien"
Sequence
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Tectonic Unit (resp. main category)
Jura
  • Southern Germany
  • Black Forest
Metamorphism
non metamorphic
Metamorphic facies
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Note on metamorphism
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References

Material and varia

Applications
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