Quarzdiorite del Monte Bassetta

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Representation and status

Color CMYK
(0%,100%,82%,12%)
Color RGB
R: 225 G: 0 B: 40
Validity
Unit is in Use
Status
valid formal name

Nomenclature

Deutsch
Monte-Bassetta-Quarzdiorit
Français
Quarzdiorite du Monte Bassetta
Italiano
Quarzdiorite del Monte Bassetta
English
Monte Bassetta Quarzdiorite
Origin of the Name

Monte Bassetta (Italia)

Historical Variants
diorite / gneiss dioritico del Monte Bassetta (Repozi 1915 S.46), granodiorite del Monte Bassetta (Godenzi 1963), Quarzdiorite del Monte Bassetta (Sciesa 1991)
Nomenclatorial Remarks
serizzo auct., Bergell-Tonalit, Masino-Tonalit

Hierarchy and sequence

Age

Age at top
  • early Oligocene
Age at base
  • early Oligocene
Dating Method
--- (von Blanckenburg 1992), 32.9-28 Ma (U/Pb - Zirkon, Th/Pb - Allanit) im Westen, 31.5 +/-0.35 Ma (Th/Pb - Allanit) oder 31.88 +/-0.09 Ma (U/Pb - Zirkon) im Osten (Hansmann 1996), --- (Oberli et al. 2004)

Palaenography and tectonic

Tectonic unit (resp. main category)
Kind of protolith
  • plutonic
  • Granodiorite dell'Alpe Cameraccio

    Name Origin

    Alpe Cameraccio (Italia)

    Rank
    lithostratigraphic Formation
    Status
    local name (informal)
    In short
    Granodiorite massicco a grana fine, senza megacristalli.
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