Albtal-Granit

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Representation and status

Index
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CMYK Color
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RGB color
R: 210 G: 90 B: 120
Rank
lithostratigraphic Formation
Validity
Unit is in Use
Status
informal term
SCS note
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SCS date
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Comment
Im St.-Blasien-Biotitgranit intrudiert.

Nomenclature

German
Albtal-Granit
French
Granite de l'Albtal
Italian
Granito dell'Albtal
English
Albtal Granite
Origin of the Name

Albtal (Deutschland)

Historical Variants
Albtal-Granit (Huber & Huber 1984), Albtalgranit (Himmelsbach 1993), Albtal granite (Thury et al. 1994), Albtal granite (Schaltegger 2000)
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
  • granite
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
Early Carboniferous (= Mississipian)
Note about top
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Age at base
Early Carboniferous (= Mississipian)
Note about base
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Dating method
326 +/-2 Ma (Rb/Sr) bzw. 339 Ma +/-2-4% (K/Ar) (Huber & Huber 1984) ; 334 +/-3 Ma (U/Pb: Schaltegger 2000)

Geography

Geographical extent
Nordschweiz und Süddeutschland.
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
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Kind of protolith
  • plutonic
Conditions of formation
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Sequence
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Tectonic Unit (resp. main category)
Black Forest
Metamorphism
monocyclic
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

Material and varia

Applications
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