épandage du Léman

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Representation and status

Index
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CMYK Color
N/A
RGB color
R: 232 G: 234 B: 236
Rank
alluvial fan
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
Genfersee-Schüttung
French
épandage du Léman
Italian
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English
Léman alluvial fan
Origin of the Name
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Historical Variants
Genferseeschüttung = Beckenaxiale W-E-Schüttung (Büchi et al. 1965a), West-Ost-Schüttung
Nomenclatorial Remarks
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Synonyms

Synonyms
Non-synonyms
Possible confusion

Description

Description
"Wechsellagerung von bunten, oft rotgefärbten Mergeln mit quarzreichen hellen Sandsteinen. Karbonatgehalt der Sandsteine 10-20%, meist etwas mehr Kalk als Dolomit. Epidot selten oder fehlend ; Apatit, Zirkon und Turmalin relativ häufig." (Büchi et al. 1965a)
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
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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
Aquitanian
Note about base
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Dating method
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Geography

Geographical extent
Région lémanique
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 alluvial fans
Metamorphism
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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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