Lenzkirch-Steina-Granit

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Representation and status

Color CMYK
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Rank
lithostratigraphic Formation
Validity
Unit is in Use

Nomenclature

Deutsch
Lenzkirch-Steina-Granit
Français
Granite de Lenzkirch-Steina
Italiano
Granito di Lenzkirch-Steina
English
Lenzkirch-Steina Granite
Historical Variants
Lenzkirch-Steina-Granit (Huber & Huber 1984), Lenzkirch-Steina granite (Thury et al. 1994)
Nomenclatorial Remarks
?Trümmerporphyr von Lenzkirch (= Leitgestein des Schwarzwaldes)?

Hierarchy and sequence

Subordinate units

Age

Age at top
  • Early Carboniferous (= Mississipian)

Age at base
  • Late Devonian

Dating Method
Ca. 352 Ma (Rb/Sr Rtot, Lippolt et al. 1978), oder ev. 429 +/- 10 Ma (Rb/Sr Rtot, Leutwein & Sonet 1974).

Geography

Geographical extent
Südrand des Schwarzwaldes

Palaenography and tectonic

Tectonic unit (resp. main category)
Kind of protolith
  • plutonic
Metamorphism
monocyclic
Metamorphic facies
  • greenschist facies (epizone)
  • Wellendingen-Granit

    Rank
    lithostratigraphic Member (Subformation)
    In short

     

    Grobporphyrische Fazies der Lenzkirch-Steina-Granit.

     

    Age
    Late Devonian
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