Brachiopodenkalk-Member

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Representation and status

Index
t2R
CMYK Color
-
RGB color
R: 90 G: 165 B: 150
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
Mittleres Member

Nomenclature

German

Brachiopodenkalk-Member

French
Membre du Calcaire à Brachiopodes
Italian
Membro del Calcare a Brachiopodi
English
Brachiopod Limestone Member
Origin of the Name
Reichtum an Brachiopoden
Historical Variants
Recoaro-Kalk auct., Knollenkalk, Brachiopodenkalken der Ducantrias (Eugster 1923 S.27), Rein kalkige, fossilreiche Ausbildung des Muschelkalkes = Brachiopodenkalk (Stöcklin 1949), Brachiopodenkalk Member (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
40−48 m (Furrer et al. 1985) ; 70-80 m (Leupold et al. 1935); 125-140 m (Eugster 1922).

Components

Lithological content
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Mineral content
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Fossil content
  • crinoids
  • brachiopods

Hierarchy and succession

Superordinate unit
Ducan-Formation
Subordinate units
Units at roof
    -
Units at floor
Lateral equivalents
Upper boundary
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Lower boundary
-
Stratigraphic discussion
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Age

Age at top
Late Anisian
Note about top
Illyrian
Age at base
Middle Anisian
Note about base
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Dating method
Cephalopoden, Holothurie-Skleriten und Conodonten.

Geography

Geographical extent
Oberer Teil dolomitisiert im westlichen Mittelbünden.
Type area
Type locality
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Type profile
  • Piz Gulota (GR)
    Site particularities
    • upper boundary
    • typical facies
    • fossil site
    Site accessibility
    • mountain ridge
    Coordinates
    • (2782150 / 1170950 )
    Note
    • Furrer et al. 1985 (als Typuprofil deklariert)
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
Open "normal marine" environment.
Sequence
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Tectonic Unit (resp. main category)
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
-
Metamorphic facies
-
Note on metamorphism
-

References

Definition
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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.
Important publications
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Material and varia

Applications
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