Mambach-Granit

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Representation and status

Index
gamma-MB
Color CMYK
(0%,0%,0%,100%)
Rank
lithostratigraphic Formation
Validity
Unit is in Use

Nomenclature

Deutsch
Mambach-Granit
Français
Granite de Mambach
Italiano
Granito di Mambach
English
Mambach Granite
Origin of the Name

Mambach (Deutschland); siehe LGRBwissen

Nomenclatorial Remarks

Mambacher Granit (Huber & Huber 1984), Mambach granite (Thury et al. 1994), Mambachgranit (Pfiffner 2009), Mambach-Granit (LGRBwissen)

Age

Age at top
  • Late Carboniferous (= Pennsylvanian)

Age at base
  • Early Carboniferous (= Mississipian)

Dating Method

352 +/-10 Ma (Rb/Sr) bzw. 326 +/-10 Ma (K/Ar) (Huber & Huber 1984) ; 352 Ma (Pfiffner 2009)

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)
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