Rütenen-Konglomerat

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Representation and status

Color CMYK
(0%,12%,52%,2%)
Color RGB
R: 250 G: 220 B: 120
Rank
lithostratigraphic Bed
Validity
Unit is in Use
Status
local name (informal)

Nomenclature

Deutsch
Rütenen-Konglomerat
Français
Conglomérat du Rütenen
Italiano
Conglomerato del Rütenen
English
Rütenen Conglomerate
Origin of the Name

Rütenen (NW), östlich Beckenried

Historical Variants
--- (Brückner 1945, Herb 1988), Konglomerat von Rütenen (Bayer 1982), conglomérat de Rütenen (Kindler 1990), Rütenen Conglomerate (Menkveld-Gfeller et al. 2016)

Age

Age at top
  • Eocene

Age at base
  • Eocene

Dating Method
P15 (Herb 1988)

Geography

Geographical extent
Bei Rütenen/Beckenried.

Palaenography and tectonic

  • Tertiary
Paleogeography
European Continent
Kind of protolith
  • sedimentary
Metamorphism
non metamorphic

References

Definition
Brückner W. (1946) : Neue Konglomeratfunde in den Schiefermergeln des jüngeren helvetischen Eocaens der Zentral- und Ostaschweiz Eclogae geol. Helv. 38/2, 315-328
Definition
Menkveld-Gfeller Ursula, Kempf Oliver, Funk Hanspeter (2016) : Lithostratigraphic units of the Helvetic Palaeogene: review, new definition, new classification. Swiss J. Geosc. 109/2, 171-199

p.187: Massive, coarse-grained and poorly sorted conglomerate with marly matrix. Pebbles originated from the underlying sediments of Late Cretaceous to Palaeogene age (Buxtorf 1916; Herb 1988). Occurrence near Rütenen/Beckenried.

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