Hörnligipfel-Nagelfluh

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Representation and status

Index
m3H
CMYK Color
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RGB color
R: 250 G: 225 B: 190
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
Hörnligipfel-Nagelfluh
French
Poudingue du Hörnligipfel
Italian
Conglomerato del Hörnligipfel
English
Hörnligipfel Conglomerate
Origin of the Name

Gipfel des Hörnli (ZH), am Tösstal

Historical Variants
Obere Hörnlischichten (Tanner 1944), Hörnligipfel-Schichten (Büchi 1958, Hottinger et al. 1970), Hörnligipfelschichten (Büchi 1960), Hörnligipfel-Nagelfluh (Hantke 1967), Tannenberg-Hörnligipfelschichten.
Nomenclatorial Remarks
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Synonyms

Synonyms
Non-synonyms
Possible confusion

Description

Description

Die Hörnligipfel-Nagelfluh besteht aus einer mächtigen Nagelfluhmasse, die durch dünne Mergel- und Sandsteinhorizonte unterbrochen wird.

Geomorphology
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Thickness
Ca. 130 m im Tösstal (Büchi 1960), max. 240 m am Schnebelhorn (Hottinger et al. 1970).

Components

Lithological content
  • sandstone (psammite, arenite) : grains 1/16 mm - 2 mm
  • marlstone
  • puddingstone
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
Tortonian
Note about top
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Age at base
Tortonian
Note about base
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Dating method
Ostrakoden, Gastropoden (Tanner 1944)

Geography

Geographical extent
Hörnli-Schuttfächer (d.h. proximaler, hauptsächlich konglomeratischer Teil der Hörnli-Schüttung).
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
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
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Revision
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Important publications
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Material and varia

Applications
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