Albstein

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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 Formation
Validity
Unit is in Use
Status
informal term
SCS note
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SCS date
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Comment
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Nomenclature

German
Albstein
French
Albstein
Italian
Albstein
English
Albstein
Origin of the Name
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Historical Variants
Albstein (Rutte 1955, Nägele 1962, Graf 1991, Geyer et al. 2003), Albsteinkalk = Krustenkalk (Büchi et al. 1965)
Nomenclatorial Remarks
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Synonyms

Synonyms
Non-synonyms
Possible confusion

Description

Description

Schwellenzone zwischen der Graupensandrinne im Norden und dem übrigen Molassebecken im Süden mit terrestrischen und lakustrinen Karbonaten.

Geomorphology
1 m im Durchschnitt (Geyer et al. 2003).
Thickness
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Components

Lithological content
  • caliche
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
Burdigalian
Note about top
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Age at base
Burdigalian
Note about base
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Dating method
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Geography

Geographical extent
Von der südlichen Ulmer Gegend über den Bodensee möglicherweise bis in die Gegend von Winterthur (Bolliger 1999).
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)
Molasse of the Jura
  • Delémont basin
Metamorphism
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Metamorphic facies
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Note on metamorphism
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References

Definition
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Revision
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Important publications
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Material and varia

Applications
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