Eimätteli-Member

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Representation and status

Index
m4E
CMYK Color
-
RGB color
R: 245 G: 220 B: 170
Rank
lithostratigraphic Member
Validity
Unit is in Use
Status
informal term
SCS note
-
SCS date
-
Comment
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Nomenclature

German
Eimätteli-Member
French
Membre d'Eimätteli
Italian
Membro d'Eimätteli
English
Eimätteli Member
Origin of the Name

Hinter Eimätteli (LU)

Historical Variants
Basismergelzone, Eimätteli-Member (Bl. Schüpfheim, Bl. Langnau)
Nomenclatorial Remarks
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Synonyms

Synonyms
Non-synonyms
Possible confusion

Description

Description
Hellgrauer, siltiger, muskovitreicher Mergel an der Basis der OSM, mit meter-mächtigen Ophiolith-führenden Konglomeratlagen. Gilt als Leithorizont zwischen Schüpferegg- (unten) und Napf-Nagelfluh (oben).
Geomorphology
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Thickness
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Components

Lithological content
  • conglomerate (psephite, rudite) : grain > 2 mm (psephite / rudite: elements = gravel, boulder, block)
  • marlstone
Ophiolith-führende Konglomeratlagen.
Mineral content
  • muscovite
Fossil content
-

Hierarchy and succession

Units at roof
    -
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 Burdigalian
Note about top
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Age at base
late Burdigalian
Note about base
-
Dating method
MN4b-MN5

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
North Alpine Foreland Basin,
Kind of protolith
  • sedimentary
Conditions of formation
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Sequence
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Tectonic Unit (resp. main category)
Molasse Basin
  • Oberrhein-Graben
    • Laufen basin
  • Molasse of the Jura
    • Delémont basin
  • Plateau Molasse
  • Subalpine Molasse
  • Molasse alluvial fans
Metamorphism
non metamorphic
Metamorphic facies
-
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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  • Blapbach-Kohleflöz Show details

    Origin of the Name

    Blapbach (BE)

    Rank
    lithostratigraphic Bed
    Status
    local name (informal)
    Valid name
    In Short
    Regionaler kohlenführender Leithorizont an der Basis der OSM des Napfgebietes. Tritt mit Mergel und Süsswasserkalk in der nagelfluh-reichen Abfolge vor.
    Age
    Burdigalian - Burdigalian
    Thickness
    -
    Geographical extent
    W-Teil des Napf-Schuttfächers.
    Type area
    W Napfgebiet (BE)
    Comment
    -
  • Fossilhorizont Grabenhüsli Show details

    Origin of the Name

    Grabenhüsli = Obergrabehüsli (LU) im Schwanderholzwald

    Rank
    biostratigraphic horizon
    Status
    local name (informal)
    Valid name
    In Short
    Säugerfundstelle in wahrscheinlich stratigraphisch nur wenig höherem Niveau als das Fossilhorizont Pulverhüsli.
    Age
    late Burdigalian - Langhian
    Thickness
    -
    Geographical extent
    -
    Type area
    -
    Comment
    -
  • Fossilhorizont Pulverhüsli Show details

    Origin of the Name

    Pulverhüsli (LU) am Seeblibach

    Rank
    biostratigraphic horizon
    Status
    local name (informal)
    Valid name
    In Short
    Rostroter und grüner Mergel mit Säugerreste an der Basis der OSM.
    Age
    late Burdigalian - Langhian
    Thickness
    -
    Geographical extent
    -
    Type area
    -
    Comment
    -