Calcaire d'eau douce de Champ-Vuillerat

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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
local name (informal)
SCS note
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SCS date
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Comment
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Nomenclature

German
Champ-Vuillerat-Süsswasserkalk
French
Calcaire d'eau douce de Champ-Vuillerat
Italian
Calcare d'acqua dolce di Champ-Vuillerat
English
Champ-Vuillerat Freshwater Limestone
Origin of the Name

Champ-Vuillerat (BE), NNW Moutier

Historical Variants
--- (Gilliéron 1887), Süsswasserkalke von Moutier p.p. = Süsswasserkalke von Champ-Vuillerat (Waibel & Burri 1961)
Nomenclatorial Remarks
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Synonyms

Synonyms
Non-synonyms
Possible confusion

Description

Description
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Geomorphology
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Thickness
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Components

Lithological content
  • freshwater limestone
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
early Oligocene
Note about top
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Age at base
late Eocene
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
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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)
Molasse of the Jura
  • Delémont basin
Metamorphism
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Metamorphic facies
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Note on metamorphism
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References

Definition
Gilliéron V. (1887): Sur le calcaire d'eau douce de Moutier attribué au purbeckien. , Verh. natf. Ges. Basel 8/2, 486-508
Revision
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Important publications
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Material and varia

Applications
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