Rufswil-Schotter

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Representation and status

Index
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CMYK Color
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RGB color
R: 215 G: 220 B: 160
Rank
lithostratigraphic unit
Validity
Unit is in Use
Status
local name (informal)
SCS note
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SCS date
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Comment
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Nomenclature

German
Rufswil-Schotter
French
Gravier de Rufswil
Italian
Ghiaia di Rufswil
English
Rufswil Gravel
Origin of the Name

Kiesgrube von Ruefswil = Rufswil (LU)

Historical Variants
Diamikt von Ruefswil (Müller & Schlüchter 1997), Rufswil-Schotter = Obere Zeller-Schotter (Wanner et al. 2019, Schlüchter et al. 2019)
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
Late Pleistocene
Note about top
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Age at base
Late Pleistocene
Note about base
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Dating method
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Geography

Geographical extent
Lutherntal, insb. Kiesgruben von Ruefswil und Hofstatt.
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
  • sedimentary
Conditions of formation
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Sequence
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Tectonic Unit (resp. main category)
Niederterrasse
Metamorphism
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Metamorphic facies
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Note on metamorphism
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References

Definition
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Revision
Schlüchter Christian, Isler Alfred, Jost Jürg, Gisler Christian, Wanner Jürg, Murer Reto, Strasky Stefan, Grünig Andreas, Hofmann Beda (2019): Blätter 1148 Sumiswald, 1149 Wolhusen und 1168 Langnau i.E. , Geol. Atlas Schweiz 1:25'000, Erläut. 163-165
Important publications
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Material and varia

Applications
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