Schimberg-Member

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Representation and status

Index
e5S
Color CMYK
(0%,24%,63%,4%)
Color RGB
R: 245 G: 185 B: 90
Rank
lithostratigraphic Member (Subformation)
Validity
Unit is in Use
Status
valid formal name
Status discussion

Nomenclature

Deutsch
Schimberg-Member
Français
Membre du Schimberg
Italiano
Membro dello Schimberg
English
Schimberg Member
Origin of the Name

Schimberg = Schimberig (LU)

Historical Variants

Schimberg-Schichten = Nummulitique des Alpes de Suisse centrale (Renevier 1897), Mergelschiefer mit der kleinen Nummulina variolaria Sow. (Baltzer 1906), Schimbrig-Schiefer (Boussac 1912, Colombi 1960, Steffen 1981), Schimberg-Schiefer (Mollet 1921, Herb in: Bayer et al. 1983), Schimbrig-Mergel, Schimberg-Mergel, Konglomeratlagen und Blöcke am Schimbrig (Bayer 1982)

Nomenclatorial Remarks

siehe auch Brückner 1942, Eckert 1963

Components

Lithologic Content

Führt lokal Konglomerat und Sandlagen.

Hierarchy and sequence

Superordinate unit
Units at roof
Units at floor
Upper boundary

Niederhorn-Formation, Hohgant-Sandstein

Lower boundary

Tierberg-Member

Age

Age at top
  • Priabonian
Age at base
  • Priabonian
Dating Method

Biostratigraphie: Foraminiferen (Eckert 1963).

Palaenography and tectonic

  • Tertiary
Tectonic unit (resp. main category)
Kind of protolith
  • sedimentary
Metamorphism
non metamorphic

References

Definition
Mollet H. (1921) : Geologie der Schafmatt-Schimberg-Kette und ihrer Umgebung (Kt. Luzern). Beitr. geol. Karte Schweiz( N.F.) 47/3
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