Banc du Ponthoud

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Representation and status

Index
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CMYK Color
Cf. Membre de Mussel
RGB color
R: 245 G: 170 B: 170
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
Ponthoud-Bank
French
Banc du Ponthoud
Italian
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English
Ponthoud Bed
Origin of the Name

Le Ponthoud, quartier du SW de Bellegarde-sur-Valserine (France), juste en aval du viaduc autoroutier.

Historical Variants
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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. 60 cm dans la région de Bellegarde-sur-Valserine.

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
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Stratigraphic discussion
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Age

Age at top
Late Aptian
Note about top
Zone à Hoplites jacobi + L. tardefurcatum
Age at base
Late Aptian
Note about base
Zone à Deshayesites nodosocostatum
Dating method
Biostratigraphie des ammonites (Pictet in prep.)

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
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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
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Revision
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Important publications
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Material and varia

Applications
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