Niederweningen-Formation

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Representation and status

Index
qN
CMYK Color
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RGB color
R: 200 G: 240 B: 180
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
Niederweningen-Formation
French
Formation de Niederweningen
Italian
Formazione di Niederweningen
English
Niederweningen Formation
Origin of the Name

Niederweningen (ZH) (siehe auch www.mammutmuseum.ch)

Historical Variants
Niederweningen-Formation (Graf et al. 2007, Bitterli-Dreher et al. 2007, Graf 2009)
Nomenclatorial Remarks
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Synonyms

Synonyms
Possible confusion

Description

Description
Furrer 2005, Furrer et al. 2007
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 Pleistocene
Note about top
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Age at base
Late Pleistocene
Note about base
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Dating method
Pollen-Stratigraphie (Welten 1988) ; 14C-Datierungen: zwischen 60-80 ka und 42-45 ka (Hajdas et al. 2007, Preusser & Degering 2007).

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
  • sedimentary
Conditions of formation
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Sequence
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Tectonic Unit (resp. main category)
Niederterrasse Hochterrasse
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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