Walenhus-Konglomeratbank

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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
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SCS note
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SCS date
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Comment
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Nomenclature

German
Walenhus-Konglomeratbank
French
Banc au conglomérat de Walenhus
Italian
Strato di conglomerato del Walenhus
English
Walenhus Conglomerate Bed
Origin of the Name
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Historical Variants
Konglomeratbank von Walenhus (Schmid 1970)
Nomenclatorial Remarks
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Synonyms

Synonyms
Non-synonyms
Possible confusion

Description

Description
Dachbank des Pfadflüe-Konglomerates.
Geomorphology
markante Terrassen
Thickness
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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 oberste Konglomeratbank bildet die sehr markanten Terrassen von (Höhe 1100 - 1120 m): Gubel-Büel-Neuenmatt-Walenhus-Hindereberg-Chrüz.

Revision
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Important publications
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Material and varia

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