Gruppo del Flysch Lombardo

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Representation and status

Index
c8-12
CMYK Color
20 / 10 / 70 / 0
RGB color
R: 210 G: 205 B: 110
Rank
lithostratigraphic Group
Validity
Unit is in Use
Status
informal term
SCS note
-
SCS date
-
Comment
-

Nomenclature

German
Lombardischer Flysch
French

Groupe du Flysch Lombard

Italian

Gruppo del Flysch Lombardo

English
Group of the Lombardian Flysch
Origin of the Name
Lombardia (Italia)
Historical Variants
Kreideflysch (Senn 1924), Flysch (Bitterli 1965, Oppizzi & Spinedi 2007), Cenoman- und Turonflysch (Longo 1968), südalpiner Kreideflysch (Büchi & Trümpy 1976), Flysch cretacico superiore Lombardo = Late Cretaceous Flysch in Lombardy = Upper Cretaceous Flysch of Lombardy (Bichsel & Haering 1981), Lombardian Flysch (Bernoulli et al. 1981), Lombardischer Flysch (Spillmann 1993), Flysch Lombardo (Stockar 2003)
Nomenclatorial Remarks
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Synonyms

Synonyms
Non-synonyms
Possible confusion

Description

Description
Venzo 1954, Aubouin et al. 1979, Gelati et al. 1982
Geomorphology
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Thickness
Bis 2000 m (Bichsel & Haering 1981) ; ca. 3000 m (Bersezio et al. 2004).

Components

Lithological content
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Mineral content
-
Fossil content
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Hierarchy and succession

Age

Age at top
Campaniano tardo
Note about top
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Age at base
Late Cenomanian
Note about base
-
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
Lombardy Basin,
Kind of protolith
  • sedimentary
Conditions of formation
-
Sequence
-
Tectonic Unit (resp. main category)
South Alpine
  • Canavese zone
  • Ivrea-Verbano zone
  • Strona-Ceneri Zone
  • Val Colla Zone
  • Tertiary Po Basin
Metamorphism
-
Metamorphic facies
-
Note on metamorphism
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References

Material and varia

Applications
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  • Flysch di Bergamo Show details

    Origin of the Name

    Bergamo (Italia)

    Rank
    lithostratigraphic Formation
    Status
    informal term
    Valid name
    In Short
    Torbiditi argillosi ed argilloso-calcarei.
    Age
    Late Santonien - Campaniano tardo
    Thickness
    -
    Geographical extent
    -
    Type area
    -
    Comment
    -
    • Megabed di Missaglia Show details

      Origin of the Name
      Missaglia (Italia)
      Rank
      lithostratigraphic Bed
      Status
      local name (informal)
      Valid name
      In Short
      Megabed costituto da un conglomerato basale (1 m), che passa gradualmente verso l'alto a calcarenite gradata, calcisiltite e marna.
      Age
      -
      Thickness
      25-30 m
      Geographical extent
      -
      Type area
      -
      Comment
      -
  • Formazione (del Piano) di Sirone

    Origin of the Name

    Sirone (Italia)

    Rank
    lithostratigraphic Formation
    Status
    local name (informal)
    Valid name
    In Short
    -
    Age
    Late Coniacian - Early Santonian
    Thickness
    -
    Geographical extent
    -
    Type area
    -
    Comment
    -
  • Flysch di Pontida

    Origin of the Name

    Pontida (Italia)

    Rank
    lithostratigraphic Formation
    Status
    unknown status
    Valid name
    In Short
    Torbiditi arenoso-argillosi.
    Age
    Early Turonian - Late Coniacian
    Thickness
    Ca. 300 m.
    Geographical extent
    Brianza, Bergamasco, Bresciano.
    Type area
    -
    Comment
    -
  • "Flysch Rosso"

    Origin of the Name
    -
    Rank
    lithostratigraphic Formation
    Status
    unknown status
    Valid name
    In Short
    Arenarie micacee alternate con calcilutiti e separate da micriti di colore rosso.
    Age
    Latest Cenomanian - Early Turonian
    Thickness
    -
    Geographical extent
    -
    Type area
    -
    Comment
    -
  • «Peliti Neri Superiori»

    Origin of the Name
    -
    Rank
    lithostratigraphic Formation
    Status
    unknown status
    Valid name
    In Short
    Arenarie micacee alternate con calcilutiti e separate da micriti di colore grigio scuro.
    Age
    Late Cenomanian - Turonian
    Thickness
    -
    Geographical extent
    -
    Type area
    -
    Comment
    -
  • Flysch di Coldrerio Show details

    Origin of the Name

    Coldrerio (TI)

    Rank
    lithostratigraphic Formation
    Status
    informal term
    Valid name
    In Short
    Arenite torbiditica, siltite, marna.
    Age
    Late Santonien - Early Campanian
    Thickness
    -
    Geographical extent
    Varesotto, Mendrisiotto.
    Type area
    -
    Comment
    -
  • Conglomerato di Torre Show details

    Origin of the Name

    Torre (TI), S Mendrisio

    Rank
    lithostratigraphic Formation
    Status
    proposal
    Valid name
    In Short
    Conglomerato polimittico, arenite torbiditica.
    Age
    Santonian - Santonian
    Thickness
    -
    Geographical extent
    -
    Type area
    -
    Comment
    -
  • Flysch del Varesotto Show details

    Origin of the Name

    Varesotto = Provincia di Varese (Italia)

    Rank
    lithostratigraphic Formation
    Status
    informal term
    Valid name
    In Short
    Arenite torbiditica grigia, siltite, marna.
    Age
    Late Cenomanian - Early Santonian
    Thickness
    -
    Geographical extent
    Varesotto, Mendrisiotto.
    Type area
    -
    Comment
    -