Schams-Deckenkomplex

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Representation and status

Index
Sch
Color CMYK
(0%,1%,2%,5%)
Color RGB
R: 241 G: 239 B: 237
Rank
nappe complex
Validity
Unit is in Use
Status
valid
Status discussion

Muntogna/Tgea da Schons, Valle di Schams, Vallée de Schams

Nomenclature

Deutsch
Schams-Deckenkomplex
Français
complexe de nappes de Schams
Italiano
complesso di falde dello Schams
English
Schams nappe complex
Origin of the Name

Schams = Val Schons (GR), Hinterrheintal

Historical Variants

Schamser Decken (Zyndel 1912, Wyss & Isler 2007), Schamserdecken (Wilhelm 1933), Falde dello Schams (Sciesa 1991), nappes du Schams (Mayerat Demarne 1994)

Nomenclatorial Remarks

cf. Schreurs 1990, Schmid et al. 1990

Age

Age at top
  • Eocene

Age at base
  • Carboniferous

Geography

Geographical extent
Südliche Fortsetzung zwischen die Tamboalp und der Einshorn (Mayerat Demarne 1994).

Palaenography and tectonic

Paleogeography
Briançonnais Domain :
microcontinent briançonnais
Tectonic unit (resp. main category)
Kind of protolith
  • tectonic

Material and varia

Images
Rueck_1995_f39
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