«Pflanzen-Quarzit»

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Representation and status

Index
t1P
CMYK Color
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RGB color
R: 235 G: 110 B: 0
Rank
lithostratigraphic Member
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
«Pflanzen-Quarzit»
French
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Italian
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English
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Origin of the Name
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Historical Variants
Pflanzenquarzit (Eugster & Leupold 1919, Bearth et al. 1935, Leupold et al. 1935, Rutsch et al. 1966), Oberer Buntsandstein (Boesch 1937), Abteilung 1J (Dössegger 1974), 2. middle almost carbonate free sandstone rich part (Furrer et al. 1985)
Nomenclatorial Remarks
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Synonyms

Synonyms
Non-synonyms
Possible confusion

Description

Description
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Geomorphology
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Thickness
20 m in der Ducankette, bis 40 m im Landwasser (Leupold et al. 1935).

Components

Lithological content
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Mineral content
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Fossil content
  • plants : Plantae

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 Anisian
Note about top
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Age at base
Early Triassic
Note about base
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Dating method
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Geography

Geographical extent
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Type area
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Type locality
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)
Silvretta
  • S-chanf :
    inkl. Suvsilvrettide Linsen
Austroalpine
  • Lower Austroalpine
    • Rothorn
    • Tschirpen nappe
    • Schiahorn nappe
    • Schafläger
    • Dorfberg
      • Grünhorn
      • Casanna
    • Stammer
    • Ela nappe
    • Bernina nappe complex
      • Bernina
      • Mezzaun :
        = Müsella-Schuppe = Corn-Kristallin
      • Madulain :
        = Albula-Schuppenzone / Albula-Steilzone
      • Julier nappe
    • Err nappe complex
      • Murtiröl :
        = Seja-Kristallin = Bugliauna-Schuppe
      • Err
      • Carungas nappe
      • Corvatsch
      • Chastelets
      • Bardella-Padella :
        ex Samedan-Zone rev.
  • Upper Austroalpine
    • Campo nappe
    • Languard nappe
    • Tonale zone
    • Northern Calcareous Alps
      • Krabajoch
      • Inntal nappe
      • Lechtal nappe
        • Madrisa thrust slice
        • Schesaplana
        • Gorvion
        • Augstenberg
        • Ochsenkopf
        • Heubühl
        • Drei-Schwestern
    • Allgäu
    • Silvretta
      • S-chanf :
        inkl. Suvsilvrettide Linsen
    • Ötztal nappe
    • Umbrail-Terza
      • Umbrail-Chavalatsch
      • Terza
    • Quattervals
    • S-charl nappe
    • Ortler nappe
Metamorphism
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Metamorphic facies
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Note on metamorphism
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References

Definition
Leupold W., Eugster H., Bearth P., Spaenhauer F., Streckeisen A. (1935): Blatt 423 Scaletta. , Geol. Atlas Schweiz 1:25000, Erläut. 9, 6 S.

In der Ducankette bilden 20 m, im Landwasser 40 m mächtige graue, rostrot gesprenkelte und auch intensiv braune Sandsteine den obersten Teil des Buntsandsteins. Die Sandsteine führen Kohlenschmitzen und einzelne Pflanzenreste (Pterophyllum).

Revision
Furrer Heinz (Ed.) (1985): Field workshop on Triassic and Jurassic sediments in the Eastern Alps of Switzerland. , Mitt. geol. Inst. ETH und Univ. Zürich (N.F.) 248, 81 S.

p.17: 2. A middle almost carbonate free, sandstone rich part
Important publications
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Material and varia

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