Sable quartzeux du Mont Girod

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Representation and status

Index
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CMYK Color
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RGB color
R: 240 G: 105 B: 45
Rank
lithostratigraphic unit
Validity
Unit is in Use
Status
local name (informal)
SCS note
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SCS date
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Comment
Exploité comme sablière pour la verrerie de Moutier.

Nomenclature

German
Mont-Girod-Quarzsand
French
Sable quartzeux du Mont Girod
Italian
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English
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Origin of the Name

Mont Girod (BE), WSW Moutier

Historical Variants
Quarzsand in der Huppergrube Mont Girod (Vonderschmitt 1958), Quarzsandvorkommen auf dem Mont Girod (Buchi 1960), sables quartzeux sidérolithiques du Mont Girod (Vernet 1966), karst du Mont Girod (Vernet 1969)
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
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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
Calcaires de la Fm. du Twannbach, par l'intermédiaire d'argiles rubanées verdâtres à veinules rougeâtres (Vernet 1966).
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
Type locality
  • Sablière de/du Mont Girod (BE)
    Site particularities
    • lower boundary
    • typical facies
    Site accessibility
    • quarry
    Coordinates
    • (2590700 / 1233450)
    Note
    • Vernet 1966
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)
Jura
  • Southern Germany
  • Black Forest
Metamorphism
non metamorphic
Metamorphic facies
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Note on metamorphism
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References

Definition
Vernet Jean-Pierre (1966): Le karst à remplissage de sables quartzeux sidérolithiques du Mont Girod. , Bull. SMPM 46/2, 357-367
Revision
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Important publications
  • Buchi A. (1960): Geologischer Vorbericht über die Quarzsandvorkommen auf dem Mont Girod bei Moutier, Berner Jura. , Rapport privé
  • Vonderschmitt L. (1958): Schätzung der Reserven an Quarzsand in der Huppergrube Mont Girod bei Court. , Rapport privé

Material and varia

Applications
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