Münsterhalden-Granit

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Representation and status

Color CMYK
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Rank
lithostratigraphic Formation
Validity
Unit is in Use

Nomenclature

Deutsch
Münsterhalden-Granit
Français
Granite de la Münsterhalden
Italiano
Granito della Münsterhalden
English
Münsterhalden Granite
Origin of the Name

Münsterhalden (Deutschland); siehe LRGBwissen

Historical Variants

?Münsterhalden-Quarzporphyr?, Münsterhalde-Granit (Huber & Huber 1984), Münsterhalden granite (Thury et al. 1994), Münsterhalden-Granit (LGRBwissen)

Age

Age at top
  • Early Carboniferous (= Mississipian)

Age at base
  • Late Devonian

Dating Method

333 +/-15 Ma (Rb/Sr, Huber & Huber 1984), 333 Ma (Schaltegger 2000)

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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