Iberig-Schotter (s.s.)

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Representation and status

Index
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CMYK Color
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RGB color
R: 215 G: 200 B: 190
Rank
lithostratigraphic Formation
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
Iberig-Schotter (s.s.)
French
Gravier de l'Iberig (s.s.)
Italian
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English
Iberig Gravel (s.s.)
Origin of the Name

Hügel Iberig = Ibrig, bei Würenlingen (AG)

Historical Variants
Mittlerer Schotter (Graf 1993, Bitterli-Dreher et al. 2007), Mittlere Iberigschotter, Iberig-Schotter (Preuss et al. 2011)
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
  • gravel : grains > 2 mm (visible to the naked eye ; rock = rudite: conglomerate or breccia)
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 Pleistocene
Note about top
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Age at base
Early Pleistocene
Note about base
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Dating method
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Geography

Geographical extent
Hügel Iberig (AG).
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
  • sedimentary
Conditions of formation
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Sequence
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Tectonic Unit (resp. main category)
Tiefere Deckenschotter
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
Preusser Frank, Graf Hans Rudolf, Keller Oskar, Krayss Edgar, Schlüchter Christian (2011): Quaternary glaciation history of northern Switzerland. , E&G Quaternary Science Journal 60/2-3, 282-305

p.286: The middle gravel unit (‘Iberig-Schotter’) reveals no petrographic relation to the glacigenic deposits, but the two upper units are again genetically related (‘Bärengraben-Schotter’, ‘Bärengraben-Till’). Interestingly, the uppermost part of ‘Iberig-Schotter’ includes overbank deposits and palaeosols. This indicates, firstly, that glacial deposition was separated by sedimentation during warmer periods, and, secondly, that the fluvial drainage level remained similar during the glacial and non-glacial times of this period.
Important publications
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Material and varia

Applications
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