Grès coquillier de la Molière

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Representation and status

Index
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CMYK Color
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RGB color
R: 195 G: 200 B: 130
Rank
lithostratigraphic Member
Validity
Unit is in Use
Status
informal term
SCS note
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SCS date
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Comment
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Nomenclature

German

La-Molière-Muschelsandstein

French

Grès coquillier de la Molière

Italian
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English

La Molière Sandstone

Origin of the Name

Tour de la Molière (FR) - Murist

Historical Variants
pierre meulière = pierre du Mont de la Tour de la Molière = pierre de Bollion (de Razoumowsky 1789), parpin = grès de la Molière (Blanchet 1843b/1854, de Girard 1901), Grès coquillier = Grès de la Molière (Bollin 1996)
Nomenclatorial Remarks
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Synonyms

Synonyms
Non-synonyms
Possible confusion

Description

Description
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Geomorphology
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Thickness
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Components

Lithological content
  • sandstone (psammite, arenite) : grains 1/16 mm - 2 mm
Mineral content
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Fossil content
  • bivalves

Hierarchy and succession

Superordinate unit
Subordinate units
Units at roof
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Units at floor
Lateral equivalents
Upper boundary
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Lower boundary
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Stratigraphic discussion
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Age

Age at top
Burdigalian
Note about top

MN3a

Age at base
Burdigalian
Note about base

MN3a

Dating method
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Geography

Geographical extent
Seiry (Tour de la Molière), Bollion, Châbles, Murist.
Type area
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Type locality
Type profile
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Reference profiles
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Point of interest
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Paleogeography and tectonic

Paleogeography
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Kind of protolith
  • sedimentary
Conditions of formation
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Sequence
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Tectonic Unit (resp. main category)
Plateau Molasse
Metamorphism
non metamorphic
Metamorphic facies
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Note on metamorphism
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References

Definition
(1789)
Revision
Habicht J. K. A. (1987): Schweizerisches Mittelland (Molasse). , Internationales Stratigraphisches Lexikon Vol.1 Fasc.7b
Important publications
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Material and varia

Applications
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Carrière de la Tour de la Molière
Carrière de la Tour de la Molière
Carrière de la Molière
Carrière de la Molière
Grès coquillier de la Molière
Grès coquillier de la Molière
Grès coquillier de la Molière
Grès coquillier de la Molière