«Kalkschieferzone»

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Representation and status

Index
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CMYK Color
N/A
RGB color
R: 165 G: 185 B: 170
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
«Kalkschieferzone»
French
«Kalkschieferzone»
Italian
«Kalkschieferzone»
English
«Kalkschieferzone»
Origin of the Name
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Historical Variants
Kalkschieferzone (Senn 1924, Bechly & Stockar 2011, Bernoulli et al. 2018), scisti calcarei del Monte San Giorgio (Godenzi 1963)
Nomenclatorial Remarks
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Synonyms

Synonyms
Non-synonyms
Possible confusion

Description

Description
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Geomorphology
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Thickness
25-50 m (Senn 1924), bis ca. 120 m

Components

Lithological content
  • calcareous schist
Mineral content
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Fossil content
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Hierarchy and succession

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

239.51 Ma (Stockar et al. 2012)

Geography

Geographical extent
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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
  • sedimentary
Conditions of formation
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Sequence
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Tectonic Unit (resp. main category)
South Alpine
  • Canavese zone
  • Ivrea-Verbano zone
  • Strona-Ceneri Zone
  • Val Colla Zone
  • Tertiary Po Basin
Metamorphism
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Metamorphic facies
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Note on metamorphism
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References

Definition
Senn, Alfred (1924): Beiträge zur Geologie des Alpensüdrandes zwischen Mendrisio und Varese. , Eclogae geol. Helv. 18/4, 552–632

S.564: a 5. Kalkschieferzone, ca. 25—50 m. Diese ist zusammengesetzt aus feinschiefrigen, leichtzerfallenden, grauen, hell anwitternden Kalkschiefern, die mit gelblichem, tonigem Mergel wechsellagern. Auch hier scheinen Fossilien zu fehlen.
Revision
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Important publications
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Material and varia

Applications
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  • «Obere Kalkschiefer» Show details

    Origin of the Name
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    Rank
    lithostratigraphic unit
    Status
    incorrect name (though informally used)
    Valid name
    In Short
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    Age
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    Thickness
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    Geographical extent
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    Type area
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    Comment
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  • «Mittlere Kalkschieferzone» Show details

    Origin of the Name
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    Rank
    lithostratigraphic unit
    Status
    incorrect name (though informally used)
    Valid name
    In Short
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    Age
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    Thickness
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    Geographical extent
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    Type area
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    Comment
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  • «Untere Kalkschieferzone» Show details

    Origin of the Name
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    Rank
    lithostratigraphic unit
    Status
    incorrect name (though informally used)
    Valid name
    In Short
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    Age
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    Thickness
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    Geographical extent
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    Type area
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    Comment
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