Membro del Molino

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Representation and status

Index
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CMYK Color
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RGB color
R: 160 G: 145 B: 195
Rank
lithostratigraphic Member
Validity
Unit is in Use
Status
informal term
SCS note
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SCS date
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Comment
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Nomenclature

German

Molino-Member

French

Membre du Molino

Italian

Membro del Molino

English

Molino Member

Origin of the Name

Molino di Morbio Superiore (TI), nella Gole della Breggia (cf. carta Siegfried)

Historical Variants
Orizzonte Domeriano (Bonarelli 1894), hellgrauer Domeriano (Frauenfelder 1916), Schichten 2u (Renz 1920), Domérien p.p. (Senn 1924), Medolo with Fuciniceras cornacaldense (Bernoulli 1964), Domaro Limestone (Gaetani 1975), glimmerführendes Domeriano (Kälin & Trümpy 1977), Molino-Subformation (Wiedenmayer 1980 S.18), Medolo (Oppizzi & Spinedi 2007), Membro del Molino (Bernoulli et al. 2018)
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
Formazione di Moltrasio
Subordinate units
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 Pliensbachian (= Carixian)
Note about top

Carixian (Late), Davoei-Z.

Age at base
early Pliensbachian (= Carixian)
Note about base

Carixian (Middle), Ibex-Z.

Dating method
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Geography

Geographical extent
Bacino del Monte Nudo, Bacino del Monte Generoso.
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
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Revision
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Important publications
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Material and varia

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