Hörnligubel-Mergel

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Representation and status

Index
m3HG
CMYK Color
-
RGB color
R: 250 G: 225 B: 190
Rank
lithostratigraphic Formation
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
Hörnligubel-Mergel
French
Marne du Hörnligubel
Italian
Marna del Hörnligubel
English
Hörnligubel Marl
Origin of the Name

Hörnligubel (ZH), am Hörnli-Nordwesthang

Historical Variants
Hörnli-Schichten, Hörnligubelzone (Tanner 1944, Büchi 1960), Hörnligubel-Schichten (Hottinger et al. 1970).
Nomenclatorial Remarks
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Synonyms

Synonyms
Non-synonyms
Possible confusion

Description

Description

Die Hörnligubel-Mergel bestehen hauptsächlich aus graublauen Mergeln, mergeligen Sandsteinen und drei Nagelfluhbänken, sowie einer rund 2 m mächtigen Feinbrekzie mit mergeligem Bindemittel.

Geomorphology
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Thickness
Ca. 20 m (Tanner 1944) oder 40 m (Büchi 1960) am Hörnli, auf wenige Meter im Gebiet des Schnebelhorns reduziert (Hottinger et al. 1970).

Components

Lithological content
  • marlstone
Mineral content
-
Fossil content
-

Hierarchy and succession

Superordinate unit
Subordinate units
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
Tortonian
Note about top
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Age at base
Serravallian
Note about base
-
Dating method
«Sarmatien» (Büchi 1960).

Geography

Geographical extent
Hörnli-Schuttfächer (d.h. proximaler, hauptsächlich konglomeratischer Teil der Hörnli-Schüttung).
Type area
-
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
-
Tectonic Unit (resp. main category)
Plateau Molasse
Metamorphism
-
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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