«Graupensande»

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Representation and status

Index
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CMYK Color
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RGB color
R: 225 G: 210 B: 145
Rank
lithostratigraphic unit
Validity
Unit is in Use
Status
informal term
SCS note
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SCS date
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Comment
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Nomenclature

German
«Graupensande»
French
«Graupensande»
Italian
«Graupensande»
English
«Graupensande»
Origin of the Name
Graupen (orge perlé), wegen den eckigen bis (rund)kantigen Kieselkörnern genannt.
Historical Variants
Graupensande (Büchi et al. 1965, Graf 1991, Reichenbacher et al. 1998).
Nomenclatorial Remarks
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Synonyms

Synonyms
Non-synonyms
Possible confusion

Description

Description
Gut gerundeter, grober Quarzsandstein
Geomorphology
Wenige Dezimeter bis max. 20 m bei Benken und Riedern am Sand (Delta im Mündungsbereich ; Geyer et al. 2003).
Thickness
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Components

Lithological content
  • quartz sandstone
Mineral content
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Fossil content
  • vertebrates
  • shark teeth

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 Burdigalian
Note about top
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Age at base
late Burdigalian
Note about base
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Dating method
MN4a = frühes bis mittleres Ottnangien (Reichenbacher et al. 1998).

Geography

Geographical extent
Nur im tieferen, nördlichen Teil der Graupensandrinne (nördlich der Albstein-Schwelle).
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
Als Füllung der Graupensandrinne abgelagert.
Sequence
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Tectonic Unit (resp. main category)
Plateau Molasse
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

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