Calcaire lacustre du Lac Ter

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Representation and status

Index
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CMYK Color
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RGB color
R: 235 G: 210 B: 65
Rank
lithostratigraphic Formation
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
Lac-Ter-Süsswasserkalk
French
Calcaire lacustre du Lac Ter
Italian
Calcare d'acqua dolce del Lac Ter
English
Lac Ter Feshwater Limestone
Origin of the Name

Lac Ter (VD), Vallée de Joux

Historical Variants
calcaire lacustre du Lac Ter (Jaccard 1869, Nolthenius 1921), Sannoisien (Aubert 1941)
Nomenclatorial Remarks
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Synonyms

Synonyms
Non-synonyms
Possible confusion

Description

Description
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Geomorphology
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Thickness
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Components

Lithological content
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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
early Rupelian
Note about top
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Age at base
early Rupelian
Note about base
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Dating method
Gastéropodes (Limnea elongata, acuminata et longiscata, Planorbis obtusus)

Geography

Geographical extent
Uniquement connu à la localité-type (aujourd'hui invisible).
Type area
Type locality
  • Lac Ter (VD)
    Site particularities
    • typical facies
    Site accessibility
    • temporary exposure
    Coordinates
    • (2511850 / 1167500)
    Note
    • Jaccard 1869, Nolthenius 1921, Aubert 1941
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
non metamorphic
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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