«Vallatscha-Dolomit» s.s.

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Representation and status

Index
t3V
CMYK Color
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RGB color
R: 70 G: 145 B: 155
Rank
regional facies
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
«Vallatscha-Dolomit» s.s.
French
«Dolomie du (Piz) Vallatscha» s.s.
Italian
«Dolomia del (Piz) Vallatscha» s.s.
English
«Vallatscha Dolomite» s.s.
Origin of the Name

Piz Vallatscha (GR), nördlich Ofenpass

Historical Variants
Arlberg-Dolomit auct., Wetterstein-Dolomit auct., Wettersteindolomit (Cornelius 1932), Vallatscha-Dolomit, Vallatscha-Formation [s.s.] (Dössegger & Müller 1976), Vallatscha-Dolomit (Dössegger 1987, Trümpy et al. 1997)
Nomenclatorial Remarks
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Synonyms

Synonyms
Non-synonyms
Possible confusion

Description

Description
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Geomorphology
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Thickness
60-100 m im S-charl-Unterbau (Dössegger & Müller 1976), ca. 200 m im Ortler-Element (Dössegger et al. 1982) ; Zuckerkörniger/Grobspätiger Dolomit ist an der Typlokalität auf 15 m reduziert.

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
Scharfes Einsetzen des dickbankigen Dolomit über die Kalke der S-charl-Formation bzw. über den dünngebankten Dolomit des Turettas-Mb.
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
Kalkalgen (Diplopora annulata)

Geography

Geographical extent
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Type area
Type locality
  • Piz Vallatscha (GR)
    Site particularities
    • upper boundary
    • lower boundary
    • typical facies
    Site accessibility
    • mountain ridge
    Coordinates
    • (2821500 / 1171500)
    Note
    • Dössegger & Müller 1976
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)
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
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Revision
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Important publications
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Material and varia

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