Muschelkalk


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Muschelkalk

[′mu̇sh·əl‚kälk]
(geology)
A European stage of geologic time equivalent to the Middle Triassic, above Bunter and below Keuper.
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During the Middle Triassic two marine transgressions advanced from the east and covered the eastern part of the Iberian Peninsula during which Muschelkalk carbonates were laid down (Sopena et al.
At the end of the Muschelkalk sedimentation within the Germanic Basin descended, so the Keuper sediments were deposited in wide flat areas.
The highest porosity is characteristic of the primary dolomite of the upper variegated sandstone age (Rhaetian) and the Middle Muschelkalk age.
The Middle Triassic carbonates in facies Muschelkalk (Anisian-Ladinian in age) of the eastern Iberian Chains, is represented by two trasngressive-regressive cycles showed by two carbonate units (ramps) mainly constituted by epicontinental shallow marine environments.
Natural stone coverings to floors and stairs stone Kirchheimer Muschelkalk iL C120 honed, R9.
Background: The project area of 4 640 ha encompasses the lower Franconian Muschelkalk limestone range along the Middle Main valley and the FrEnnkische Sle and Wern valleys in the counties of Bad Kissingen, Main-Spessart and WE-rzburg.
1993): Sequence stratigraphic analysis and paleogeographic interpretation of the Buntsandstein and Muschelkalk facies (Permian-Triassic) in the SE Iberian Ranges, E.
In this area a carbonate unit within the plastic clays of the Keuper facies, has traditionally been attributed to the Muschelkalk facies.
1982): Calcareous tempestites: storm-dominated stratification in Upper Muschelkalk limestones (Middle Trias, SW-Germany).