Fröhlichsegg-Nagelfluh

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Representation and status

Index
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CMYK Color
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RGB color
R: 235 G: 205 B: 195
Rank
lithostratigraphic unit
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
Fröhlichsegg-Nagelfluh
French
Poudingue de la Fröhlichsegg
Italian
Conglomerato della Fröhlichsegg
English
Fröhlichsegg Conglomerate
Origin of the Name

Fröhlichsegg (AR), nordwestlich Teufen

Historical Variants
Fröhlichseggnagelfluh (Büchi 1950), Fröhlichsegg-Nagelfluh (Habicht 1987).
Nomenclatorial Remarks
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Synonyms

Synonyms
Non-synonyms
Possible confusion

Description

Description
Nagelfluh mit Ophiolith- und Dolomitgeröllen, die einen Ausläufer der Hörnli-Schüttung zur Zeit der USM darstellt.
Geomorphology
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Thickness
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Components

Lithological content
  • ophiolite
  • puddingstone
  • dolostone
Nagelfluh mit Ophiolith- und Dolomitgeröllen
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
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Note about top
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Age at base
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Note about base
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Dating method
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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
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Kind of protolith
  • sedimentary
  • ophiolitic
Conditions of formation
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Sequence
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Tectonic Unit (resp. main category)
Plateau Molasse
Metamorphism
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Metamorphic facies
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Note on metamorphism
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References

Definition
Büchi Ulrich (1950): Zur Geologie und Paläogeographie der südlichen mittellänidschen Molasse zwischen Toggenburg und Rheintal. , Inaugural-Dissertation Univ. Zürich, 99 S.
Revision
Habicht J. K. A. (1987): Schweizerisches Mittelland (Molasse). , Internationales Stratigraphisches Lexikon Vol.1 Fasc.7b
Important publications
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Material and varia

Applications
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  • Fossilhorizont Bad-Sonder Show details

    Origin of the Name

    Bad Sonder (AR), NW Teufen

    Rank
    biostratigraphic horizon
    Status
    informal term
    Valid name
    In Short
    Fossilhorizont (NM2a) im Dach der Fröhlichsegg-Nagelfluh.
    Age
    Aquitanian - Aquitanian
    Thickness
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    Geographical extent
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    Type area
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    Comment
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