Walenhus-Konglomeratbank

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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 Bed
Validity
Unit is in Use
Status
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SCS note
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SCS date
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Comment
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Nomenclature

German
Walenhus-Konglomeratbank
French
Banc au conglomérat de Walenhus
Italian
Strato di conglomerato del Walenhus
English
Walenhus Conglomerate Bed
Origin of the Name

Walenhus (BE)

Historical Variants
Konglomeratbank von Walenhus (Schmid 1970)
Nomenclatorial Remarks
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Synonyms

Synonyms
Non-synonyms
Possible confusion

Description

Description
Dachbank des Pfadflüe-Konglomerates.
Geomorphology
markante Terrassen
Thickness
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Components

Lithological content
  • conglomerate (psephite, rudite) : grain > 2 mm (psephite / rudite: elements = gravel, boulder, block)
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)
Plateau Molasse
Metamorphism
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Metamorphic facies
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Note on metamorphism
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References

Definition
Schmid G. (1970): Geologie der Gegend von Guggisberg und der angrenzenden Subalpinen Molasse. , Beitr. Geol. Karte Schweiz N.F. 139, 113 S.

Die oberste Konglomeratbank bildet die sehr markanten Terrassen von (Höhe 1100 - 1120 m): Gubel-Büel-Neuenmatt-Walenhus-Hindereberg-Chrüz.

Revision
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Material and varia

Applications
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