Wetzwil-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 unit
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
Wetzwil-Nagelfluh
French
Molasse conglomérat de Wetzwil
Italian
Puddinga di Wetzwil
English
Molasse conglomerate from Wetzwil
Origin of the Name

Wetzwil (ZH) bei Erlenbach

Historical Variants
Wetzwiler Nagelfluh (Pavoni 1957 Tf. IV), Pfannenstiel-Basisschüttung (Pavoni 1957 S.244)
Nomenclatorial Remarks
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Synonyms

Synonyms
Non-synonyms
Possible confusion

Description

Description
Basale Nagelfluh der Pfannenstiel-Schichten.
Geomorphology
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Thickness
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Components

Lithological content
  • puddingstone
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
Important publications
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Material and varia

Applications
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