Irchel-Schotterkomplex

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Representation and status

Index
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CMYK Color
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RGB color
R: 210 G: 175 B: 185
Rank
lithostratigraphic unit
Validity
Unit is in Use
Status
incorrect name (though informally used)
SCS note
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SCS date
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Comment
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Nomenclature

German
Irchel-Schotterkomplex
French
Complexe graveleux de l'Irchel
Italian
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English
Irchel Gravel Complex
Origin of the Name

Hügel Irchel nordöstlich Bülach (ZH)

Historical Variants
Deckenschotter des Irchel (Bolliger et al. 1996), Irchel-Schotter (Graf 1993, Preuss et al. 2011), Irchel-Schotter s.l.
Nomenclatorial Remarks
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Synonyms

Synonyms
Non-synonyms
Possible confusion

Description

Description
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Geomorphology
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Thickness
Max. 40 m (Bolliger et al. 1996).

Components

Lithological content
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Mineral content
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Fossil content
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Hierarchy and succession

Units at roof
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Units at floor
Lateral equivalents
Upper boundary
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Lower boundary
Molasse, lokal Langacher-Schotter.
Stratigraphic discussion
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Age

Age at top
Early Pleistocene
Note about top
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Age at base
Piacenzian
Note about base
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Dating method
Kleinsäuger-Fauna und Magnetostratigraphie des späten Pliozäns = MN17 (Bolliger et al. 1996).

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)
Höhere Deckenschotter
Metamorphism
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Metamorphic facies
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Note on metamorphism
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References

Material and varia

Applications
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  • Forenirchel-Schotter Show details

    Origin of the Name

    Forenirchel (ZH)

    Rank
    lithostratigraphic Formation
    Status
    informal term
    Valid name
    In Short
    Abschliessender glazifluviatiler Schotter der Irchel-Schotter s.l., welcher sich durch fehlende Dolomite sowie wenig Kristallin und Quarzgeröllen auszeichnet.
    Age
    Early Pleistocene - Middle Pleistocene
    Thickness
    Max. 18 m.
    Geographical extent
    Nur auf dem Buechemer-, Wilemer- und Forenirchel erhalten.
    Type area
    Hügel Irchel (ZH).
    Comment
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  • Hasli-Formation Show details

    Origin of the Name

    Hasli am SE Hügel Irchel (ZH)

    Rank
    lithostratigraphic Formation
    Status
    informal term
    Valid name
    In Short
    Lage von Hochflutsedimenten und Rinnenfüllungen, welche über die gesamte Länge des Irchels verbreitet ist.
    Age
    Gelasian - Gelasian
    Thickness
    2-7 m (Preuss et al. 2011) ; ca. 4 m (Bolliger et al. 1996).
    Geographical extent
    Hügel Irchel (ZH).
    Type area
    -
    Comment
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    • Fossilhorizont Irchel-Hasli Show details

      Origin of the Name

      Hasli am SE Hügel Irchel (ZH)

      Rank
      biostratigraphic horizon
      Status
      valid
      Valid name
      In Short
      Fossilführende, dunkelbraune, tonig-siltige Lage innerhelb der Hasli-Fm.
      Age
      Gelasian - Gelasian
      Thickness
      -
      Geographical extent
      SE Hügel Irchel (ZH)
      Type area
      -
      Comment
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  • Steig-Dolomitschotter Show details

    Origin of the Name

    Steig oberhalb von Dättlikon (ZH), östliche Ende des Irchels

    Rank
    lithostratigraphic Formation
    Status
    informal term
    Valid name
    In Short
    Glazifluviatiler Schotter, reich an Dolomitgeröllen.
    Age
    Early Pleistocene - Early Pleistocene
    Thickness
    Ca. 10 m.
    Geographical extent
    SE Hügel Irchel (ZH).
    Type area
    -
    Comment
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  • Irchel-Schotter (s.s.) Show details

    Origin of the Name

    Hügel Irchel nordöstlich Bülach (ZH)

    Rank
    lithostratigraphic Formation
    Status
    informal term
    Valid name
    In Short
    Glazifluviatiler Schotter des Walensee-Rhein-Systems, der den grössten Teil des Irchel-Schotterkomplexes bildet.
    Age
    Early Pleistocene - Early Pleistocene
    Thickness
    Rund 40 m.
    Geographical extent
    Hügel Irchel (ZH).
    Type area
    -
    Comment
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  • Langacher-Schotter Show details

    Origin of the Name

    Langacher = Langacker (ZH) am Nordhang des Irchels

    Rank
    lithostratigraphic Formation
    Status
    informal term
    Valid name
    In Short
    Unterster (und ältester) Schotter des Irchel-Schotterkomplexes, mit Caliche im Dach.
    Age
    Early Pleistocene - Early Pleistocene
    Thickness
    Max. ca. 10 m.
    Geographical extent
    Hügel Irchel (ZH).
    Type area
    -
    Comment
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