Rütiberg-Kalksandstein

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Representation and status

Index
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CMYK Color
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RGB color
R: 190 G: 150 B: 105
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
Rütiberg-Kalksandstein
French
Grès calcaire de Rütiberg
Italian
Arenaria calcarea di Rütiberg
English
Calcareous Sandstone from Rütiberg
Origin of the Name

Rütiberg (SG), 1km westsüdwestlich von Kappel

Historical Variants
Kalksandsteine von Rütiberg (Habicht 1945a)
Nomenclatorial Remarks
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Synonyms

Synonyms
Non-synonyms
Possible confusion

Description

Description
Unterste, sandsteinreiche Serie der Ebnat-Schichten.
Geomorphology
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Thickness
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Components

Lithological content
  • sandstone (psammite, arenite) : grains 1/16 mm - 2 mm
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
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
North Alpine Foreland Basin,
Kind of protolith
  • sedimentary
Conditions of formation
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Sequence
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Tectonic Unit (resp. main category)
Subalpine Molasse
Metamorphism
non metamorphic
Metamorphic facies
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Note on metamorphism
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References

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Revision
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Important publications
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Material and varia

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