«Öhningen-Mergel»

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Representation and status

Index
mmÖ
CMYK Color
-
RGB color
R: 245 G: 220 B: 185
Rank
regional facies
Validity
Unit is in Use
Status
incorrect name (though informally used)
SCS note
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SCS date
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Comment
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Nomenclature

German
«Öhningen-Mergel»
French
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Italian
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English
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Origin of the Name

Öhningen (Deutschland)

Historical Variants
Pflanzenmergeln (Heer 1859), Oehningermergel (Büchi 1960), Öhningen-Mergel = oberes Pflanzenlager (Zaugg et al. 2008)
Nomenclatorial Remarks
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Synonyms

Synonyms
Non-synonyms
Possible confusion

Description

Description
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Geomorphology
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Thickness
4 m an der Nordflanke des Schiener Bergs (Geyer et al. 2003).

Components

Lithological content
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Mineral content
-
Fossil content
  • plants : Plantae

Hierarchy and succession

Superordinate unit
Subordinate units
Units at roof
    -
Units at floor
Lateral equivalents
Upper boundary
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Lower boundary
-
Stratigraphic discussion
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Age

Age at top
late Langhian
Note about top
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Age at base
late Langhian
Note about base
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Dating method
höhere MN6 (Zaugg et al. 2008)

Geography

Geographical extent
Lokal am Schiener Berg (Gebiet oberes Wangener Tobel – Ziegelhof – Ober-Salen) und in der Bohlinger Schlucht.
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
  • Schrotzburg, Bohlinger Schlucht
    Site particularities
    • typical facies
    • fossil site
    Site accessibility
    • river bed
    Coordinates
    • (2709250 / 1284700)
    Note
    • Hantke 1954, Nötzold 1957, Tobien 1971, Zaugg et al. 2008

Paleogeography and tectonic

Paleogeography
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Kind of protolith
  • sedimentary
Conditions of formation
Limnisches Sediment oder Stillwasserablagerung in einem Altwasserlauf (Gutzwiller 1883, Rutte 1956a, Rietschel et al. 1985). Die Flora lässt auf eine Auenwaldvegetation in einem warmgemässigten Regenklima schliessen (Hantke 1954).
Sequence
-
Tectonic Unit (resp. main category)
Plateau Molasse
Metamorphism
non metamorphic
Metamorphic facies
-
Note on metamorphism
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References

Definition
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Revision
Zaugg Alfred, Geyer Matthias, Rahn Meinert, Wessels Martin, Schlichtherle Helmut, Hasenfratz Albin, Burkhalter Reto (2008): Blatt 1033/1034 Steckborn-Kreuzlingen. , Geol. Atlas Schweiz 1: 25 000, Erläut. 112

Material and varia

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