Sommersberg-Schüttung

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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
paleogeography
Validity
Unit is in Use
Status
valid
SCS note
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SCS date
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Comment
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Nomenclature

German
Sommersberg-Schüttung
French
épandage du Sommersberg
Italian
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English
Sommersberg alluvial fan
Origin of the Name

Gipfel des Sommersbergs (AR) - Gais

Historical Variants
Sommersberg-Schuttfächer (Berli 1985)
Nomenclatorial Remarks
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Synonyms

Synonyms
Non-synonyms
Possible confusion

Description

Description
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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
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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
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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  • Sommersberg-Nagelfluh Show details

    Origin of the Name

    Gipfel des Sommersbergs (AR) - Gais

    Rank
    lithostratigraphic Formation
    Status
    unknown status
    Valid name
    In Short
    Wechsellagerung von gelben Mergeln, Kalksandsteinen und Nagelfluhen mit sehr grossen Geröllen (max. 80 cm ; häufiges Vorkommen von Nummulitenkalken und Vorherrschen von gelben Flyschsandkalken). Nahezu reine Kalknagelfluh an der Basis und reichlich Kristallin-führend im Dach.
    Age
    Burdigalian - Burdigalian
    Thickness
    Ca. 600 m (Renz 1937b).
    Geographical extent
    Ostschweiz: zwischen Altstätten (Rheintal) und Hohegg unmittelbar südlich von Gais (AR).
    Type area
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    Comment
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    • Büebig-Mergel Show details

      Origin of the Name

      Büebigtobel (SG), westlich Alstätten

      Rank
      lithostratigraphic Member
      Status
      informal term
      Valid name
      In Short
      Mergelzone im unteren Teil der Sommersberg-Schüttung mit vereinzelten Geröllschüttungen.
      Age
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      Thickness
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      Geographical extent
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      Type area
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      Comment
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