«Horizont A» der Gemsmättli-Bank

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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 unit
Validity
Unit is in Use
Status
incorrect name (though informally used)
SCS note
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SCS date
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Comment
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Nomenclature

German
«Horizont A» der Gemsmättli-Bank
French
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Italian
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English
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Origin of the Name
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Historical Variants
Horizont A (Mojon 1982)
Nomenclatorial Remarks
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Synonyms

Synonyms
Non-synonyms
Possible confusion

Description

Description
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Geomorphology
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Thickness
Einige Zentimeter (Mojon 1982).

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
Ammoniten

Geography

Geographical extent
Nordfazies der Randkette (Justistal, Sichle, Urmiberg, Pilatus, Rigi-Hochflue, Bärenfallen/Zilistock).
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
  • Rigi-Hochflue (SZ)
    Site particularities
    • upper boundary
    • lower boundary
    • typical facies
    Coordinates
    • (2686370 / 1206725)
    Note
    • Mojon 1982 S.24 Fig.8-9: am Weg Bär(en)fallen-Zilistock

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)
Helvetic
  • Dauphinois
  • Western Helvetics
  • Central Helvetics
  • Eastern Helvetics
Metamorphism
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Metamorphic facies
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Note on metamorphism
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References

Definition
Mojon Alex (1982): Geologie des Helvetischen Kieselkalkes zwischen dem Kiental (Berner Oberland) und Vierwaldstättersee. , Inauguraldissertation Universität Bern, 128 S.

S.20: Horizon A: Phosphoritisch-limonitische Kruste (= Hartgrund) auf der angebohrten Oberfläche des obersten Betlis-Kalkes.
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Important publications
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Material and varia

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