«Marnes à gypse supérieures» (de l'USM)

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Representation and status

Index
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CMYK Color
N/A
RGB color
R: 125 G: 125 B: 125
Rank
lithostratigraphic unit
Validity
Unit is in Use
Status
incorrect term (disused)
SCS note
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SCS date
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Comment
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Nomenclature

German
«Obere Gipsmergel» (der USM)
French
«Marnes à gypse supérieures» (de l'USM)
Italian
«Marna a gesso superiore» (della USM)
English
«Upper Gypsum Marls» (of the USM)
Origin of the Name
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Historical Variants
Obere Gipsmergel (Jordi 1955, Gabus et al. 1975), Zone des marnes gypsifères supérieures (Vernet 1956)
Nomenclatorial Remarks
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Synonyms

Synonyms
Non-synonyms
Possible confusion

Description

Description
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Geomorphology
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Thickness
20 m (Jordi 1955), 30-40 m dans la région d'Yverdon (Gabus et al. 1974), 108 m dans la région de Morges (Vernet 1956)

Components

Lithological content
  • gypsum
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
  • Epautheyres (VD)
    Site particularities
    • upper boundary
    • lower boundary
    • typical facies
    Site accessibility
    • river bed
    Coordinates
    • (2539250 / 1177190)
    Note
    • Jordi 1955 Tafel IV Profil 20
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
Jordi, H. A. (1955): Geologie der Umgebung von Yverdon (Jurafuss und mittelländische Molasse). , Beitr. geol. Karte Schweiz (N.F.) 99, 84 Seiten
Revision
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Important publications
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Material and varia

Applications
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