Calcaire du Fontanil

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Representation and status

Index
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CMYK Color
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RGB color
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Rank
lithostratigraphic Formation
Validity
Unit is in Use
Status
unknown status
SCS note
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SCS date
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Comment
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Nomenclature

German
Fontanil-Kalk
French
Calcaire du Fontanil
Italian
Calcare del Fontanil
English
Fontanil Limestone
Origin of the Name
Le Fontanil (Grenoble, France)
Historical Variants
Calcaire du Fontanil (Rollier 1917), Formation du Calcaire du Fontanil (Détraz 1989)
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
  • limestone
Mineral content
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Fossil content
  • ammonites

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
Early Valanginian
Note about top
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Age at base
Late Berriasian
Note about base
zones à Otopeta et à Pertransiens
Dating method
Ammonites (Steinhauser 1970)

Geography

Geographical extent
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Type area
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Type locality
  • Le Fontanil (Grenoble, France)
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)
Jura
  • Southern Germany
  • Black Forest
Helvetic
  • Dauphinois
  • Western Helvetics
  • Central Helvetics
  • Eastern Helvetics
Metamorphism
non metamorphic
Metamorphic facies
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Note on metamorphism
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References

Definition
Steinhauser N. (1970): Recherches stratigraphiques dans le Crétacé inférieur de la Savoie occidentale (France) , Thèse, Univ. Genève 1506
Revision
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Important publications
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Material and varia

Applications
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