«Calcaire de Saint-Triphon»

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Representation and status

Color CMYK
N/A
Color RGB
R: 125 G: 125 B: 125
Rank
lithostratigraphic unit
Validity
Unit is not in Use
Status
informal term
Status discussion

Nomenclature

Deutsch
«Saint-Triphon-Kalk»
Français
«Calcaire de Saint-Triphon»
Italiano
«Calcare di Saint-Triphon»
English
«Saint-Triphon Limestone»
Origin of the Name

St-Triphon (VD) - Ollon

Historical Variants

marbre de Saint-Triphon (Struve 1794), calcaire de Saint-Triphon auct., Noir de St. Triphon, Noir Suisse, Calcaire de St-Triphon (Badoux & Gabus 1991)

Hierarchy and sequence

Superordinate unit

Age

Age at top
  • Anisian
Age at base
  • Anisian

Geography

Type area
Collines de St-Triphon (VD)

Palaenography and tectonic

  • Triassic of the Briançonnais
Tectonic unit (resp. main category)
Kind of protolith
  • sedimentary
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