Gossau-Deltaschotter

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Representation and status

Index
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CMYK Color
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RGB color
R: 215 G: 220 B: 160
Rank
lithostratigraphic Formation
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
Gossau-Deltaschotter
French
Gravier deltaïque de Gossau
Italian
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English
Gossau Deltaic Gravel
Origin of the Name

Sandgrube, nordwestlich Gossau (ZH)

Historical Variants
Deltaschotter von Gossau (Preusser et al. 2003, Keller & Krayss 2010), Gossau-Deltaschotter (Graf 2009, Bitterli et a. 2011)
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
  • gravel : grains > 2 mm (visible to the naked eye ; rock = rudite: conglomerate or breccia)
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
Late Pleistocene
Note about top
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Age at base
Late 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
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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)
Niederterrasse
Metamorphism
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Metamorphic facies
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Note on metamorphism
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References

Definition
Preusser Frank, Geyh M. A., Schlüchter Christian (2003): Timing of Late Pleistocene climate change in lowland Switzerland. , Quat. Sci. Rev. 22, 1435 –1445
Revision
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Important publications
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Material and varia

Applications
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