«Echinodermenbrekzie des Oberen Kieselkalkes»

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Representation and status

Index
c3e
CMYK Color
N/A
RGB color
R: 125 G: 125 B: 125
Rank
lithostratigraphic unit
Validity
Unit is in Use
Status
incorrect name (though informally used)
SCS note
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SCS date
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Comment
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Nomenclature

German
«Echinodermenbrekzie des Oberen Kieselkalkes»
French
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Italian
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English
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Origin of the Name
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Historical Variants
Kieselkalk-Echinodermenbreccie (Schindler 1959), Echinodermenbreccie (Kopp 1962), Echinodermenbreccie des Kieselkalkes, Obere Kieselkalk-Echinodermenbreccie (Mojon 1982), Obere Echinodermenbrezie (Jordi 2012)
Nomenclatorial Remarks
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Synonyms

Synonyms
Non-synonyms
Possible confusion

Description

Description
Hellgrau bis ockerbraun anwitternder, grobspätiger, glaukonitführender Kalk, reich an Echinodermenfragmente.
Geomorphology
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Thickness
15 m (Kopp 1962), 20 - 30 m (Jordi 2012)

Components

Lithological content
  • breccia : conglomerate with angular components
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
Oberer Kieselkalk (s.s.)
Stratigraphic discussion
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Age

Age at top
Hauterivian
Note about top
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Age at base
Hauterivian
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 Tethyan Shelf :
marge continentale européenne ,
Kind of protolith
  • sedimentary
Conditions of formation
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Sequence
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Tectonic Unit (resp. main category)
Helvetic
  • Dauphinois
  • Western Helvetics
  • Central Helvetics
  • Eastern Helvetics
Drusberg nappe
  • Niederhorn-Pilatus
  • Bürgenstock-Urmiberg
  • Hochflue
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
Jordi H. A. (2012): Blatt 1188 Eggiwil. , Geologischer Atlas der Schweiz 1:25000, Erläuterungen 75.

S.89: ... ein spätig-körniger Kalkstein von grauer bis schwärzlichgrauer Farbe, aussen mehr oder weniger rostfarbig in Folge von Verwitterung. Nicht selten sind dunkelgrüne Körnchen eingesprengt.

Important publications
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Material and varia

Applications
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