Bentonite de Bois-Genoud

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Representation and status

Color CMYK
(0%,4%,0%,0%)
Color RGB
R: 255 G: 245 B: 255
Rank
lithostratigraphic Bed
Validity
Unit is in Use
Status
local name (informal)

Nomenclature

Deutsch
Bois-Genoud-Bentonit
Français
Bentonite de Bois-Genoud
English
Bois-Genoud Bentonite
Origin of the Name

carrière de Bois-Genoud, Romanel-sur-Lausanne (VD)

Age

Age at top
  • Aquitanian

Age at base
  • Aquitanian

Dating Method
Par encadrement.

Palaenography and tectonic

Kind of protolith
  • sedimentary
  • volcanic
Metamorphism
non metamorphic

References

Definition
Mumenthaler, T. et al. (1981) : Niveau de bentonite dans la Molasse grise de Lausanne (USM - "Aquitanien"). Eclogae geol. Helv. 74/3, 639-650
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