Malm des Préalpes Médianes

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Representation and status

Index
M
CMYK Color
N/A
RGB color
R: 241 G: 239 B: 237
Rank
lithostratigraphic Group
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
Malm der Klippen-Decke
French
Malm des Préalpes Médianes
Italian
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English
Malm of the Préalpes Médianes
Origin of the Name

Malm was the name for calcareous loam, once used for making bricks and comes from the Old English word mealm, meaning 'soft'.

Historical Variants
Klippenmalm
Nomenclatorial Remarks
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Synonyms

Synonyms
Non-synonyms
Possible confusion

Description

Description
calcaires clairs massifs, pélagiques
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
Late Jurassic
Note about top
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Age at base
Late Jurassic
Note about base
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Dating method
"Malm"

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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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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