Malm des Préalpes Médianes

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Representation and status

Index
M
Color CMYK
N/A
Color RGB
R: 241 G: 239 B: 237
Rank
lithostratigraphic Group
Validity
Unit is in Use
Status
informal term

Nomenclature

Deutsch
Malm der Klippen-Decke
Français
Malm des Préalpes Médianes
Italiano
Malm delle Prealpi Mediani
English
Malm of the Préalpes Médianes
Origin of the Name

Malm was the name for calcareous loam, once used for making bricks and comes from the Old English word mealm, meaning 'soft'.

Historical Variants

Klippenmalm

Description

Description

calcaires clairs massifs, pélagiques

Age

Age at top
  • Late Jurassic

Age at base
  • Late Jurassic

Dating Method

"Malm"

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