Muttenbergen-Sandstein

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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
proposal
SCS note
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SCS date
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Comment
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Nomenclature

German
Muttenbergen-Sandstein
French
Grès des Muttenbergen
Italian
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English
Muttenbergen Sandstone
Origin of the Name

Muttenbergen (GR)

Historical Variants
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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
  • 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
Formation de Taveyannaz
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
Middle Pleistocene
Note about top
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Age at base
Middle Pleistocene
Note about base
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Dating method
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Geography

Geographical extent
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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 Helvetic Domain,
Kind of protolith
  • sedimentary
Conditions of formation
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Sequence
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Tectonic Unit (resp. main category)
Lower Helvetic
  • Aiguilles Rouges :
    massif des Aiguilles Rouges
  • Mont Blanc :
    massif du Mont Blanc
  • Doldenhorn nappe
  • Plammis
  • Aar Massif
  • Chaînes subalpines
  • Morcles
  • Ardon
  • Jägerchrüz
  • Gellihorn
  • Subhelvetische Schuppen
    • Kammlistock
    • Griessstock
    • Clariden
      • Klausenpass
  • Tschep
  • Calanda
  • Kaminspitz
  • Mirutta
  • Piz d'Artgas
  • Hoch-Fulen
  • Gitschen
  • Cavistrau
  • Subalpine-Flysch
Metamorphism
non metamorphic
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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