Turettas-Member

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Representation and status

Index
t3T
CMYK Color
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RGB color
R: 70 G: 145 B: 155
Rank
lithostratigraphic Member
Validity
Unit is in Use
Status
informal term
SCS note
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SCS date
-
Comment
Unteres Member in der S-charl-Decke.

Nomenclature

German

Turettas-Member

French
Membre du (Piz) Turettas
Italian
Membro del (Piz) Turettas
English
Turettas Member
Origin of the Name

Piz Turettas (GR), Val Müstair

Historical Variants
Muschelkalkdolomit auct., Wurmstichiger Dolomit (Hess 1953), Turettas-Formation (Dösseger & Müller 1976, Stutz & Walter 1983), Turettas Member (Furrer et al. 1985), Turettas-Dolomit (Dössegger 1987, Trümpy et al. 1997), Turettas-Dolomit = Zwischendolomit (Peters 2005)
Nomenclatorial Remarks
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Synonyms

Synonyms
Non-synonyms
Possible confusion

Description

Description
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Geomorphology
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Thickness
60−70 m (Furrer et al. 1985) ; 20-70 m (Trümpy et al. 1997) ; 75 m im Schlinigtal (Stutz & Walter 1983)

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
    -
Units at floor
Lateral equivalents
Upper boundary
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Lower boundary
Untergrenze über der letzten, mehrere Dezimeter mächtigen Detrituslage (im Falle der direkten Lagerung über der Fuorn-Formation) oder über der letzten S-charl-Kalklage.
Stratigraphic discussion
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Age

Age at top
Ladinian
Note about top
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Age at base
Ladinian
Note about base
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Dating method
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Geography

Geographical extent
Münstertalgebiet (Piz Turettas, Piz d'Aint, Piz d'Astras, S-charlpass).
Type area
Type locality
  • Piz Turettas (GR)
    Site particularities
    • upper boundary
    • lower boundary
    • typical facies
    Site accessibility
    • mountain ridge
    Coordinates
    • (2821725 / 1163650)
    Note
    • West- und Südgrat ; Dössegger & Müller 1976 (als Formation definiert), Furrer et al. 1985 (als Member neu interpretiert)
Type profile
  • Piz Turettas (GR), West- und Südgrat
    Site particularities
    • typical facies
    Site accessibility
    • mountain ridge
    Coordinates
    • (2821725 / 1163650)
    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
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Sequence
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Tectonic Unit (resp. main category)
S-charl nappe
Metamorphism
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Metamorphic facies
-
Note on metamorphism
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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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  • «Lad-Schichten» Show details

    Origin of the Name

    Münstertaler Piz Lad (GR) [non: Unterengadiner Piz Lad]

    Rank
    lithostratigraphic unit
    Status
    -
    Valid name
    In Short
    Graue Netzrauhwacken und Wechsellagerungen von Gips/Anhydrit mit Dolomit im [?] oberen Teil des Turettas-Members.
    Age
    -
    Thickness
    Ca. 60 m (Dössegger & Müller 1976)
    Geographical extent
    -
    Type area
    -
    Comment
    Stratigraphische Stellung unsicher: zwischen Turettas- und Vallatscha-Dolomit (wie aus Dössegger & Müller 1976 scheint) oder eher der Garone-Fm. bzw. den Ravais-ch-Mb. entsprechend?