Pfadflüe-Konglomeratbank

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Representation and status

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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
Pfadflüe-Konglomeratbank
French
Banc de conglomérat de la Pfadflüe
Italian
Strato di conglomerato della Pfadflüe
English
Pfadflüe Conglomerate Bed
Origin of the Name

Pfadflüe (BE)

Historical Variants
Konglomeratbank von Pfadflüe (Schmid 1970)
Nomenclatorial Remarks
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Synonyms

Synonyms
Non-synonyms
Possible confusion

Description

Description
Grobe Basisbank des Pfadflüe-Konglomerates, mit Riesenrippeln.
Geomorphology
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Thickness
50 - 60 m (Schmid 1970)

Components

Lithological content
  • conglomerate (psephite, rudite) : grain > 2 mm (psephite / rudite: elements = gravel, boulder, block)
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
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)
Plateau Molasse
Metamorphism
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Metamorphic facies
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Note on metamorphism
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References

Definition
Schmid G. (1970): Geologie der Gegend von Guggisberg und der angrenzenden Subalpinen Molasse. , Beitr. Geol. Karte Schweiz N.F. 139, 113 S.

Die erste Konglomeratbank von Pfadflüe formt folgende Terrassen (Höhe 990 - 1020 m): Milkenschürli-Kriesbaumen-Pfadschür-Unter Zamisholz-Mösi-Kalchstätten-Eigen.

Revision
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Important publications
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Material and varia

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