Articles | Volume 46, issue 1
01 Jan 1996
 | 01 Jan 1996

Caliche-Bildungen auf Höheren Deckenschottern der Nordschweiz?

Hansruedi Graf

Abstract. Within the fluvioglaeial deposits of the Höhere Deckenschotter of the Irchel (northern part of canton Zurich, Switzerland) finegrained overhank deposits are preserved in a few places. The overhank deposits and sometimes also the gravels underneath contain calcium-carbonate-precipitates of various shapes and structures. Because of their special appearence and characteristic vertical succesion these precipitates may be interpreted as caliche.