Muschelkalk


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Musch´el`kalk`


n.1.(Geol.) A kind of shell limestone, whose strata form the middle one of the three divisions of the Triassic formation in Germany. See Chart, under Geology.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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(1984): Sedimentologia y diagenesis del Buntsandstein y Muschelkalk de la rama aragonesa de la Cordillera Iberica (provincias de Soria y Zaragoza).
This fluvial system is a lateral equivalent of marine deposits attributed to the Lower Muschelkalk in Germany (Fig.
(1993): Sequence stratigraphy analysis and paleogeographic interpretation of the Buntsandstein and Muschelkalk facies (Permian-Triassic) in the Iberian Ranges.
The latter are comprised of Keuper clays and evaporites and, to a lesser extent, Muschelkalk carbonates (Orti, 1974).
Similarly, the shelly beds remembering the Muschelkalk facies have also been described in several areas of the Alpujarride Complex (Jacquin, 1970; Lopez-Garrido et al., 1997; Garcia-Tortosa et al., 2002).
The Triassic succession, object of this study, is the typical Germanic trilogy, Buntsandstein, Muschelkalk and Keuper, underlying a Lower Liassic evaporitic-carbonate section.
(1985): Base litostratigrafica de las facies Buntsandstein y Muschelkalk de la Rama Aragonesa de la Cordillera Iberica.
In the dipping Upper Muschelkalk strata (Middle Triassic), two aquifer assemblages are distinguished in alternating sequence of limestones and marlstones, whose recharge areas are located mainly on the Hainich hill slope.
This study presents data from the Muschelkalk in the SE of Spain, in the Alpera-Montealegre del Castillo region (Fig.
Microconchids of the species Microconchus valvatus (Munster in Goldfuss, 1831) from the Upper Muschelkalk (Middle Triassic) of Germany.