«Unité Supérieure Gréseuse» (USG)

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Representation and status

Index
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CMYK Color
N/A
RGB color
R: 125 G: 125 B: 125
Rank
lithostratigraphic unit
Validity
Unit is not in Use
Status
incorrect term (disused)
SCS note
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SCS date
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Comment
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Nomenclature

German
«Obere Sandige Einheit»
French
«Unité Supérieure Gréseuse» (USG)
Italian
«Unità Superiore Arenitica»
English
«Upper Sandstone Unit»
Origin of the Name
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Historical Variants
Unité supérieure gréseuse (Steinhauser & Charollais 1971)
Nomenclatorial Remarks
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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
  • sedimentary
Conditions of formation
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Sequence
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Tectonic Unit (resp. main category)
Jura
  • Southern Germany
  • Black Forest
Metamorphism
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Metamorphic facies
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Note on metamorphism
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References

Definition
Steinhauser N., Charollais J. (1971): Observations nouvelles et réflexions sur la stratigraphie du «Valanginien» de la région neuchâteloise et ses rapports avec le Jura méridional , Géobios 4/1, 7-59
Revision
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Important publications
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Material and varia

Applications
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