Formazione di Saltrio

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Representation and status

Index
l2-3
CMYK Color
55 / 60 / 5 / 0
RGB color
R: 130 G: 115 B: 170
Rank
lithostratigraphic Formation
Validity
Unit is in Use
Status
valid formal name
SCS note
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SCS date
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Comment
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Nomenclature

German

Saltrio-Formation

French

Formation de Saltrio

Italian

Formazione di Saltrio

English

Saltrio Formation

Origin of the Name

Saltrio (Italia)

Historical Variants
Formazione di Saltrio p.p. (Stoppani 1857, dal Piaz & Trevisan 1956), Marmo di Saltrio (Renevier 1897), Unterer Lias = Lias inférieur = Calcaire fossilifère de Saltrio (GK100), Saltrio-Kalk, Liastransgressionsgesteine (van Houten 1929), unterliasische Kalkarenite (Wiedenmayer 1963), epiclastische Kalkarenite (Bernoulli et al. 1976), Saltrio-Schichten (Kälin & Trümpy 1977), Formazione di Saltrio (Bernoulli et al. 2018)
Nomenclatorial Remarks
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Synonyms

Synonyms
Non-synonyms
Possible confusion

Description

Description

Kalkarenite, vorwiegend bioklastisch (= Enkrinite).

Die bekannte Fauna der Transgressionsgesteine der Cave di Saltrio (Formazione di Saltrio) umfasst jedoch nur Sinemurien, der tiefste Teil des unteren Lias fehlt stratigraphisch.

Geomorphology
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Thickness
geringmächtig

Components

Lithological content
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Mineral content
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Fossil content
  • ammonites
  • gastropods
  • crinoids
  • nautiloids
  • brachiopods
  • bivalves

Hierarchy and succession

Superordinate unit
Subordinate units
Lateral equivalents
Upper boundary
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Lower boundary
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Stratigraphic discussion
Dünne Lage von Transgressionsgesteinen.

Age

Age at top
early Sinemurian
Note about top
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Age at base
early Sinemurian
Note about base

Die bekannte Fauna der Transgressionsgesteine der Cave di Saltrio (Formazione di Saltrio) umfasst nur Sinemurien, der tiefste Teil des unteren Lias fehlt stratigraphisch.

Dating method
Lotharingien (Senn 1924)

Geography

Geographical extent
Bacino del Monte Nudo (W Soglia di Lugano), Brianza.
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)
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
Stoppani A. (1857): Studii geologici e paleontologici sulla Lombardia. , Turati (Milano), 16 pagine
Revision
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Important publications
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Material and varia

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