«Untere Seelaffe»

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Representation and status

Index
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CMYK Color
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RGB color
R: 205 G: 210 B: 140
Rank
lithostratigraphic Bed
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
«Untere Seelaffe»
French
«Untere Seelaffe»
Italian
«Untere Seelaffe»
English
«Untere Seelaffe»
Origin of the Name
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Historical Variants
Untere Seelaffe (Studer 1853, Büchi & Hofmann 1945, Büchi 1955), Seelaffe von Schaugentobel-Rossbüchel (Büchi & Hofmann 1945), untere Seelaffe von St. Gallen (Büchi et al. 1965)
Nomenclatorial Remarks
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Synonyms

Synonyms
Non-synonyms
Possible confusion

Description

Description
Harter Muschelsandstein.
Geomorphology
Geländekante.
Thickness
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Components

Lithological content
  • sandstone (psammite, arenite) : grains 1/16 mm - 2 mm
  • shelly sandstone
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
Burdigalian
Note about top
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Age at base
Burdigalian
Note about base
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Dating method
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Geography

Geographical extent
Vom Rheintal bis ins Schaugentobel (Goldach bei St. Gallen): Schaugentobel-Rossbüchel-Landegg.
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
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)
Plateau Molasse
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
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Important publications
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Material and varia

Applications
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