Calcaire d'eau douce de Delémont

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Representation and status

Index
o3D
Color CMYK
(0%,4%,49%,4%)
Color RGB
R: 245 G: 235 B: 125
Rank
lithostratigraphic Formation
Validity
Unit is in Use
Status
local name (informal)

Nomenclature

Deutsch
Delsberg-Süsswasserkalk
Français
Calcaire d'eau douce de Delémont
Italiano
Calcare d'acqua dolce di Delémont
English
Delémont Freshwater Limestone
Origin of the Name

Delémont = Delsberg (JU)

Historical Variants

Delsbergekalk (Tobler 1905 Tab.2a), Aquitanien supérieur = Calcaires delémontiens = Molasse delémontienne (Rollier 1910), «Obere Süsswasserkalke» (Baumberger 1927), Delsberger Kalke (Antenen 1978), Calcaires delémontiens (Picot et al. 1999), Obere Süsswasserkalke = Delsberger Süsswasserkalk (Bitterli et al. 2011), Calcaires delémontiens Formation (Mennecart 2012), Delsberg-Süsswasserkalk (Bläsi et al. 2018), Calcaires delémontiens = Delsberer Süsswasserkalk (Mojon et al. 2018)

Description

Thickness
Jusqu'à 300 m à Reconvilier (Aufranc et al. 2016)

Components

Fossil Content
  • mammals

Säugetierfundstellen: Brochene Fluh 4/5, Brochene Fluh 19/20, Brochene Fluh 53, Waldenburg-Humbel

Hierarchy and sequence

Upper boundary

Es liegt eine stratigraphische Lücke vor.

Age

Age at top
  • early Aquitanian
Age at base
  • late Chattian
Dating Method

Micromammifères des niveaux MP29-MN1 (Engesser 1990, Picot et al. 1999, Mennecart et al. 2008, Mennecart 2012, Mojon et al. 2018)

Geography

Type area
Bassin de Delémont
Type locality
Reference profiles
  • Brochene Fluh (BL), Waldenburg
    Site particularities
    • typische Fazies
    Coordinates
    • (2622000 / 1247440)
    Note
    • Engesser 1990, Berger 1992 et Mennecart 2012 (biostratigraphie), Schlunegger et al. 1996 (magnétostratigraphie), Picot et al. 1999

Palaenography and tectonic

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

Material and varia

Images
Delemont_calcaire
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