«Knotengneis»

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Representation and status

Index
Gk
CMYK Color
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RGB color
R: 215 G: 175 B: 155
Rank
petrographic facies
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
«Knotengneis»
French
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Italian
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English
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Origin of the Name
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Historical Variants
Knotengneise = knotted plagioclase-gneisses (Hellermann Furrer 1992)
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
  • gneiss (splitting in cm- or dm sized plates)
Mineral content
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Fossil content
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Hierarchy and succession

Superordinate unit
Metasedimente des Präkambriums
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
Precambrian
Note about top
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Age at base
Precambrian
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
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Kind of protolith
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Conditions of formation
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Sequence
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Tectonic Unit (resp. main category)
Austroalpine
  • Lower Austroalpine
    • Rothorn
    • Tschirpen nappe
    • Schiahorn nappe
    • Schafläger
    • Dorfberg
      • Grünhorn
      • Casanna
    • Stammer
    • Ela nappe
    • Bernina nappe complex
      • Bernina
      • Mezzaun :
        = Müsella-Schuppe = Corn-Kristallin
      • Madulain :
        = Albula-Schuppenzone / Albula-Steilzone
      • Julier nappe
    • Err nappe complex
      • Murtiröl :
        = Seja-Kristallin = Bugliauna-Schuppe
      • Err
      • Carungas nappe
      • Corvatsch
      • Chastelets
      • Bardella-Padella :
        ex Samedan-Zone rev.
  • Upper Austroalpine
    • Campo nappe
    • Languard nappe
    • Tonale zone
    • Northern Calcareous Alps
      • Krabajoch
      • Inntal nappe
      • Lechtal nappe
        • Madrisa thrust slice
        • Schesaplana
        • Gorvion
        • Augstenberg
        • Ochsenkopf
        • Heubühl
        • Drei-Schwestern
    • Allgäu
    • Silvretta
      • S-chanf :
        inkl. Suvsilvrettide Linsen
    • Ötztal nappe
    • Umbrail-Terza
      • Umbrail-Chavalatsch
      • Terza
    • Quattervals
    • S-charl nappe
    • Ortler nappe
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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