unità di Mombarone

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Representation and status

Color CMYK
N/A
Color RGB
R: 241 G: 239 B: 237
Rank
tectonic zone
Validity
Unit is in Use
Status
local name (informal)

Nomenclature

Deutsch
Mombarone-Einheit
Français
unité de Mombarone
Italiano
unità di Mombarone
English
Mombarone unit
Origin of the Name

Colma di Mombarone (Italia)

Historical Variants

Mombarone nappe (Babist et al. 2006)

References

Definition
Babist J., Handy M. R., Konrad-Schmolke M., Hammerschmidt K. (2006) : Precollisional, multistage exhumation of subducted continental crust: The Sesia Zone, western Alps. Tectonics 25

(2) the Mombarone nappe in the southern and eastern parts of the Sesia Zone contains predominantly eclogitic micaschists (‘‘micascisti eclogitici’’, Gastaldi [1871] and Stella [1894] as cited by Compagnoni et al. [1977]) and subordinate late Paleozoic granitoid, metabasite and marble.

These rocks are intruded discordantly by Oligocene granitoids (Biella and Traversella plutons in Figure 2) and, importantly, are included as boulders within Oligocene volcanoclastics exposed along the SW border of the Mombarone nappe [Scheuring et al., 1974];

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