Bietenhorn-Member

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Representation and status

Color CMYK
siehe Hochstollen-Fm.
Color RGB
R: 215 G: 180 B: 140
Rank
lithostratigraphic Member (Subformation)
Validity
Unit is in Use
Status
valid formal name

Nomenclature

Deutsch
Bietenhorn-Member
Français
Membre du Bietenhorn
Italiano
Membro del Bietenhorn
English
Bietenhorn Member
Origin of the Name

Bietenhorn (BE), im Schilthorngebiet

Historical Variants
Sandiger Kalk- und Tonschiefer (Tröhler 1966), Bietenhorn-Schichten (Pilloud 1990, Hänni 2000)

Description

Description
Siltig-sandige Mergel und Tonschiefer mit einzelnen grobkörnigen Lagen an der Basis der Hochstollen-Formation.
Thickness
10 - 100 m

Hierarchy and sequence

Age

Age at top
  • early Bajocian

Age at base
  • early Bajocian

Dating Method
nur indirekt

Geography

Geographical extent
Berner Oberland
Type area
Berner Oberland
Type profile

Palaenography and tectonic

  • Jurassic
  • Dogger
Paleogeography
North Tethyan Shelf :
marge continentale européenne
Tectonic unit (resp. main category)
Kind of protolith
  • sedimentary
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