Arenaria del Sabbione

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Representation and status

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Rank
lithostratigraphic unit
Validity
Unit is in Use
Status
informal term

Nomenclature

Deutsch
Sabbione-Sandstein
Français
Grès du Sabbione
Italiano
Arenaria del Sabbione
English
Sabbione Sandstone
Origin of the Name

Lago del Sabbione (Italia)

Historical Variants

Sabbione-Sandstein (Bl. Binntal + Helsenhorn), Group V-III = Sabbione metasandstone (Carrupt 2003)

Age

Age at top
  • Bathonian
Age at base
  • Bajocian

Geography

Geographical extent
Saflischpass, Binntal, Alpe del Sabbione, Val Toggia.

Palaenography and tectonic

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

References

Definition
Carrupt Elisabeth (2003) : New stratigraphic, structural and geochemical data from the Val Formazza - Binntal area (Central Alps). Mémoires de Géologie (Lausanne) 41, 103 p.

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