Tournaisian (~359 Ma)

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Representation and status

Index
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CMYK Color
45/15/55/0
RGB color
R: 140 G: 176 B: 108
Rank
chronostratigraphic Stage
Validity
Unit is in Use
Status
valid formal name
SCS note
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SCS date
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Comment
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Nomenclature

German
Tournaisien
French
Tournaisien
Italian
Tournaisiano
English
Tournaisian (~359 Ma)
Origin of the Name

Named after the town of Tournay

Historical Variants
--- (de Kon. ----), Tournayon (Mayer-Eymar 1888)
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
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Mineral content
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Fossil content
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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
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Note about top
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Age at base
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Note about base
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Dating method
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Geography

Geographical extent
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Type area
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Type locality
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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
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Conditions of formation
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Sequence
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Tectonic Unit (resp. main category)
Time Scale
  • Paratethys
  • Mammal stages
Metamorphism
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Metamorphic facies
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Note on metamorphism
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References

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Important publications
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Material and varia

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