Marmo di Candoglia

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Representation and status

Index
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CMYK Color
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RGB color
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Rank
lithostratigraphic unit
Validity
Unit is in Use
Status
local name (informal)
SCS note
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SCS date
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Comment
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Nomenclature

German
Candoglia-Marmor
French
Marbre de Candoglia
Italian
Marmo di Candoglia
English
Candoglia Marble
Origin of the Name

Candoglia (Italia), Valle d'Ossola

Historical Variants
Marmore von Candoglia (Papageorgakis 1959 und 1962), marmo rosa di Candoglia = marmo di Candoglia (Dal Piaz et al. 1992a)
Nomenclatorial Remarks
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Synonyms

Synonyms
Non-synonyms
Possible confusion

Description

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

Geographical extent
Bassa Val d'Ossola.
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
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Conditions of formation
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Sequence
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Tectonic Unit (resp. main category)
Ivrea-Verbano zone
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
Dal Piaz Giorgio V. (coord.), Societa Geologica Italiana (1992): Le Alpi dal M. Bianco al Lago Maggiore - 13 Itinerari. , Guide Geologiche Regionali 3/1, 311 p.

p.96: [...] marmo rosa di Candoglia, coltivato dalle impervie paretti della bassa Val d'Ossola ad esculsivo uso della costruzione del Duomo di Milano ed ora dei suoi periodici restauri.
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Material and varia

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