«Banco a Coralli»

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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 Bed
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
«Korallen-Bank»
French
«Banc à Coraux»
Italian
«Banco a Coralli»
English
«Coral Bed»
Origin of the Name
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Historical Variants
Banco a Coralli (Lakew 1990), Primo orizzonte a Coralli (Jadoul & Gnaccolini 1992), litozona Zu2 (Jadoul et al. 1994)
Nomenclatorial Remarks
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Synonyms

Synonyms
Non-synonyms
Possible confusion

Description

Description
livelli 43-46 della sezione-tipo di Gnaccolini 1965
Geomorphology
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Thickness
Orizzonte di estensione regionale con una potenza variabile da ovest verso est da 40 ad 80 m (Bersezio et al. 2004).

Components

Lithological content
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Mineral content
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Fossil content
  • corals
  • crinoids
  • algae
  • foraminifera
  • brachiopods
  • bivalves

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
Late Norian
Note about top
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Age at base
Late Norian
Note about base
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Dating method
Il limite Norico-Retico e situato sopra la sommità del Banco a Coralli (Bersezio et al. 2004).

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
Lombardy Basin,
Kind of protolith
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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
Lakew T. (1990): Microfacies and cyclic sedimentation of the Upper Triassic (Rhaetian) Calcare di Zu (Southern Alps). , Facies 22, 187–232
Revision
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Important publications
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Material and varia

Applications
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