Üetliberg-Nagelfluh

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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
Üetliberg-Nagelfluh
French
Molasse conglomérat d'Üetliberg
Italian
Puddinga del Üetliberg
English
Molasse conglomerate from Üetliberg
Origin of the Name

Üetliberg (ZH), SW Zürich

Historical Variants
Üetliberg-Nagelfluh (Pavoni 1957)
Nomenclatorial Remarks
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Synonyms

Synonyms
Non-synonyms
Possible confusion

Description

Description
Kalk-Dolomit-Nagelfluh mit grossen Flyschkalkgeröllen und nordhelvetischen Geröllen (vor allem Nummulitenkalke) im unteren Teil der Üetliberg-Schichten.
Geomorphology
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Thickness
4 - 8 m

Components

Lithological content
  • Kalknagelfluh
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
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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
Pavoni Nazario (1957): Geologie der Zürcher Molasse zwischen Albiskamm und Pfannenstiel. , Vjschr. natf. Ges. Zürich 102, 117
Revision
Habicht J. K. A. (1987): Schweizerisches Mittelland (Molasse). , Internationales Stratigraphisches Lexikon Vol.1 Fasc.7b

Die Üetliberg-Nagelfluh (Kalk-Dolomit-Nagelfluh mit grossen Flyschkalkgeröllen und nordhelvetischen Geröllen, vor allem Nummulitenkalke), 4 - 8 m

Important publications
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Material and varia

Applications
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