Bodeflue-Member

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Representation and status

Color CMYK
(0%,20%,71%,4%)
Color RGB
R: 245 G: 195 B: 70
Rank
lithostratigraphic Member (Subformation)
Validity
Unit is in Use

Nomenclature

Deutsch
Bodeflue-Member
Français
Membre de la Bodeflue
Italiano
Membro della Bodeflue
English
Bodeflue Member
Origin of the Name

Bodeflue (BE) am Wiriehorn, Diemtigtal

Historical Variants

Bodeflue Member (Baud et al. 2016)

Nomenclatorial Remarks

Helle Dolomite (Genge 1958, Furrer et al. 1993), dolomies supérieures p.p. = dolomies cendrées p.p. (Botteron 1961), Dolomies claires (Baud in: Lombard et al. 1975), Dolomies cendrées (Furrer et al. 1993)

Description

Thickness
63 m am Seehorn (Genge 1958), 28 m an der Typlokalität (Baud et al. 2016), 25 m am Rocher Plat (Baud in: Lombard et al. 1975) ; 20-80 m (Baud et al. 2016).

Hierarchy and sequence

Age

Age at top
  • Late Anisian

Age at base
  • Late Anisian

Geography

Type area
Diemtigtal (BE), Wiriehorn-Rothorn-Schuppe
Type locality
  • Bodeflue (BE) am Wiriehorn
    Site particularities
    • Obergrenze
    • Untergrenze
    • typische Fazies
    Site accessibility
    • Grat
    Coordinates
    • (2607000 / 1159680)
    Note
    • Baud et al. 2016, Suppl. Mat. Fig. d
Type profile
  • Bodeflue (BE) am Wiriehorn
    Site particularities
    • Obergrenze
    • Untergrenze
    • typische Fazies
    Site accessibility
    • Grat
    Coordinates
    • (2607000 / 1159680)
    Note
    • Baud et al. 2016, Suppl. Mat. Fig. d/e: 28 m

Palaenography and tectonic

  • Triassic of the Briançonnais
Paleogeography
Briançonnais Domain :
microcontinent briançonnais
Tectonic unit (resp. main category)
Kind of protolith
  • sedimentary
Conditions of formation

peritidal regressive dolostone ending with mud-cracks dolostone beds (Baud et al. 2016)

Metamorphism
non metamorphic

References

Definition
Baud Aymon, Plasencia Pablo, Hirsch Francis, Richoz Sylvain (2016) : Revised middle Triassic stratigraphy of the Swiss Prealps based on conodonts and correlation to the Brianc¸onnais (Western Alps). Swiss J. Geosc. 109/2, 365-377
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