Molassebecken

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Representation and status

Index
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CMYK Color
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RGB color
R: 230 G: 235 B: 240
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
Molassebecken
French
Bassin molassique
Italian
Bacino molassico
English
Molasse Basin
Origin of the Name
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Historical Variants
Molassebecken = Molassetrog (Büchi & Trümpy 1976), bacino della molassa (Dal Piaz et al. 1992a)
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
Serravallian
Note about top
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Age at base
Rupelian
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
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Kind of protolith
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Conditions of formation
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Sequence
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Tectonic Unit (resp. main category)
Molasse Basin
  • Oberrhein-Graben
    • Laufen basin
  • Molasse of the Jura
    • Delémont basin
  • Plateau Molasse
  • Subalpine Molasse
  • 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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