Lichtensteig-Tuffhorizont

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Representation and status

Index
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CMYK Color
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RGB color
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Rank
lithostratigraphic Bed
Validity
Unit is in Use
Status
local name (informal)
SCS note
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SCS date
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Comment
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Nomenclature

German
Lichtensteig-Tuffhorizont
French
Horizon en tuf de Lichtensteig
Italian
Orizzonte di tufo da Lichtensteig
English
Lichtensteig Tuff Horizon
Origin of the Name

Lichtensteig (SG)

Historical Variants
Tuffhorizont von Lichtensteig (Hofmann 1961)
Nomenclatorial Remarks
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Synonyms

Synonyms
Non-synonyms
Possible confusion

Description

Description
Aschenführender roter Mergel der OSM-I im zentralen Hörnlischuttfächer.
Geomorphology
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Thickness
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Components

Lithological content
  • marlstone
  • tuffite (pyroclastic and non-volcanic sediments; 75-25% pyroclastic components)
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
Nagelfluh der Lichtensteig-Fm.
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
  • volcano-sedimentary
Conditions of formation
Karbonatfreier Verwitterungshorizont auf einer Nagelfluhunterlage.
Sequence
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Tectonic Unit (resp. main category)
Plateau Molasse
Metamorphism
non metamorphic
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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