Flysch di Bergamo

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Representation and status

Index
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CMYK Color
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RGB color
R: 205 G: 180 B: 105
Rank
lithostratigraphic Formation
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

Bergamo-Flysch

French

Flysch de Bergamo

Italian

Flysch di Bergamo

English

Bergamo Flysch

Origin of the Name

Bergamo (Italia)

Historical Variants
Flysch di Bergamo (Gelati & Passeri 1967), Bergamo Flysch (Bichsel & Haering 1981, Bernoulli et al. 1981)
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
Gruppo del Flysch Lombardo
Subordinate units
Lateral equivalents
Upper boundary
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Lower boundary
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Stratigraphic discussion
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Age

Age at top
Campaniano tardo
Note about top
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Age at base
Late Santonien
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
Lombardy Basin,
Kind of protolith
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Conditions of formation
outer-fan sediments (Bichsel & Haering 1981)
Sequence
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Tectonic Unit (resp. main category)
South Alpine
  • Canavese zone
  • Ivrea-Verbano zone
  • Strona-Ceneri Zone
  • Val Colla Zone
  • Tertiary Po Basin
Metamorphism
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Metamorphic facies
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Note on metamorphism
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References

Definition
Gelati R., Passeri L.D. (1967): Il flysch di Bergamo, nuova formazione cretacica delle prealpi lombarde. , Riv. It. Paleont. Strat. 73/3, 835–849
Important publications
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Material and varia

Applications
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  • Megabed di Missaglia Show details

    Origin of the Name
    Missaglia (Italia)
    Rank
    lithostratigraphic Bed
    Status
    local name (informal)
    Valid name
    In Short
    Megabed costituto da un conglomerato basale (1 m), che passa gradualmente verso l'alto a calcarenite gradata, calcisiltite e marna.
    Age
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    Thickness
    25-30 m
    Geographical extent
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    Type area
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    Comment
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