Verrucano Lombardo

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Representation and status

Index
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CMYK Color
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RGB color
R: 180 G: 140 B: 55
Rank
lithostratigraphic Formation
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
Verrucano Lombardo
French
Verrucano Lombardo
Italian
Verrucano Lombardo
English
Verrucano Lombardo
Origin of the Name
Il nome verrucano deriva dal Monte Verruca, nella zona del Monte Pisano in Toscana, dove si trova un conglomerato simile, ma di età triassica.
Historical Variants
Verrucano (Studer 1825), Verrucanokonglomerat (Senn 1924), Servino-Verrucano-Serie (Lehner 1952), südalpine Verrucano, Verrucano Lombardo = Val Gradena sandstones (Trümpy et al. 1980)
Nomenclatorial Remarks
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Synonyms

Synonyms
Non-synonyms
Possible confusion

Description

Description

Bunte brecciöse Sandsteine und Konglomerate wurden ihrer lithologischen Ähnlichkeit mit dem toscanischen Verrucano wegen Verrucano genannt.

I conglomerati sono costituiti in parte da frammenti litici di quarzo latteo e rosa, rocce vulcaniche e in parte metamorfiche.

Geomorphology
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Thickness
100-200 m im Luganergebiet (Schwellengebiet), bis über 2000 m in den zentralen Bergamaskeralpen

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
Units at floor
Lateral equivalents
Upper boundary
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Lower boundary
transgressiv über ein tieferodiertes und stark verwittertes Grundegbirge (marcata disconformità stratigrapfica).
Stratigraphic discussion
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Age

Age at top
Changhsingian
Note about top
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Age at base
Changhsingian
Note about base
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Dating method
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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
Depositi silicoclastici continentali, sedimentatisi in ambiente fluviale (depositi di conoide alluvionale e piana alluvionale).
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

Material and varia

Applications
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  • Arenarie di Val Gardena

    Origin of the Name
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    Rank
    lithostratigraphic Formation
    Status
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    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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