Formation du Chauderon

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Representation and status

Index
l2-5
CMYK Color
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RGB color
R: 180 G: 140 B: 200
Rank
lithostratigraphic Formation
Validity
Unit is in Use
Status
valid formal name
SCS note
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SCS date
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Comment
Certains fragments d'échinodermes sont dolomitisés et apparaissent alors sous forme de gravillons dolomitiques jaunes, comme dans la Formation de la Grande Bonavau.

Nomenclature

German

Chauderon-Formation

French

Formation du Chauderon

Italian

Formazione del Chauderon

English

Chauderon Formation

Origin of the Name

Gorge du Chauderon (VD) - Montreux

Historical Variants
Sinémurien und Pliensbachien (Mauve 1921), Quartzit (Beck & Gerber 1925), Sinémurien-Pliensbachien silico-spathique = Lias des Gorges du Chauderon (Badoux 1965a), Couches du Chauderon (Mettraux 1989), formation de la Grande Bonavau p.p. (Borel 1997)
Nomenclatorial Remarks
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Synonyms

Description

Description
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Geomorphology
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Thickness
Près de 200m (Badoux 1965).

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
Lateral equivalents
Upper boundary
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Lower boundary
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Stratigraphic discussion
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Age

Age at top
Pliensbachian
Note about top

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Age at base
Sinemurian
Note about base
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Dating method
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Geography

Geographical extent
Région de Montreux (VD) et du Stockhorn (BE).
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)
Préalpes Médianes Plastiques
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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