Category: Vol. 71, No 3

The nannofossil biostratigraphy of the youngest deposits of the Magura Nappe (East of the Szczawa river, Polish Flysch Carpathians)

Czasopismo : Annales Societatis Geologorum Poloniae
Tytuł artykułu : The nannofossil biostratigraphy of the youngest deposits of the Magura Nappe (East of the Szczawa river, Polish Flysch Carpathians)

Autorzy :
Oszczypko-Clowes, M.
Institute of Geological Sciences, Jagiellonian University, Oleandry St. 2a, 30-063 Kraków, Poland,
Abstrakty : The Magura Nappe is the largest and southernmost tectonic unit of the Western Outer Carpathians and differ in lithofacies development from the Middle and Marginal groups of units. The age studies of the youngest deposits of the Magura Nappe play an important role in understanding the tectogenesis of the Outer Carpathians. The aim of this work was to find the litho- and biostratigraphic correlation with the more external units. For this purpose the youngest deposits from selected sections of the Magura Nappe located east of the Skawa River, were chosen. For the lower limit of the youngest sediments, Middle/Upper Eocene variegated shales with Reticulophragmium amplectens Grzybowski were taken. The analysis of nannoplankton assemblages enable to establish the age of these deposits which varies from Middle Eocene (NP15) up to Upper Oligocene (NP25) and Lower Miocene (NN2). The Eocene/Oligocene boundary lies within the NP21 nanno-zone and was found in the Krynica Zone within the Globigerina Marls (Leluchów section), in the Rača Zone within Poprad Sandstone Mbr of the Magura Fm. and in the Siary Zone within supra-Magura (Budzów) Beds (Budzów section), Wątkowa Sandstone (Ropica and Małastów sections) and within Zembrzyce (sub-Magura) Beds (Folusz section). In the Rača and Krynica zones the youngest – Upper Oligocene deposits from the studied sections belong to the Malcov Fm., whereas in the Siary Zone they belong to the supra-Magura (Budzów) Beds. The age of the Malcov Fm. was determined as NP24 in Leluchów and as NP25 in the Nowy Sącz I borehole, whereas the Budzów Beds belong to zone NP24. The youngest deposits so far described from the Magura Nappe belong to the Zawada Fm. whose age was determined as NN2. In the Polish part of the Bystrica Zone deposits younger than NP18, have so far not been found. The analysis of autochtonous nannoplankton assemblages from the Magura Basin enable to follow the palaeoecological changes in the Magura Basin, both in regional and global sense, from Late Eocene through Oligocene. The global changes are the drop of the water temperature accompanied by the progressing eutrophication of the Magura Basin. Further events were also recorded in zone NP23. The assemblage of this zone was characterised by the presence of species which are believed to be indicative of brackish water and restricted to the Paratethys region.

Słowa kluczowe : the youngest deposits of the Magura Nappe, calcareous nannofossil, palaeoecology, Middle Eocene-Lower Miocene, West Carpathians,
Wydawnictwo : Polskie Towarzystwo Geologiczne
Rocznik : 2001
Numer : Vol. 71, No 3
Strony : 139 – 188
Bibliografia :
DOI :
Cytuj : Oszczypko-Clowes, M. , The nannofossil biostratigraphy of the youngest deposits of the Magura Nappe (East of the Szczawa river, Polish Flysch Carpathians). Annales Societatis Geologorum Poloniae Vol. 71, No 3/2001

Structural evolution of the Gnieździska Syncline – regional implications for the SW Mesozoic margin of the Holy Cross Mountains (Central Poland)

Czasopismo : Annales Societatis Geologorum Poloniae
Tytuł artykułu : Structural evolution of the Gnieździska Syncline – regional implications for the SW Mesozoic margin of the Holy Cross Mountains (Central Poland)

Autorzy :
Oszczypko-Clowes, M.
Institute of Geological Sciences, Jagiellonian University, Oleandry St. 2a, 30-063 Kraków, Poland,
Konon, A.
Institute of Geology, University of Warsaw, Al. Żwirki i Wigury 93, 02-089 Warszawa,
Abstrakty : Basing on analysis of tectonic mesostructures, the structural evolution stages of the Gnieździska Syncline have been determined. The structure represents a typical example of folds occurring in the SW margin of the Holy Cross Mountains. The well-exposed syncline displays a wide variety of structures, including: shear and extension joints, stylolites, cleavage, strike-slip and dip-slip faults as well as master joints. Tectonic structures resulting from flexural slip indicate that the Gnieździska Syncline developed as a flexural-slip fold as a result of horizontal NE-SW compression. The subsequent deformation phase included mesostructures pointing to the increasing activity of a nearby Gnieździska-Wola Morawiecka dextral strike-slip fault of regional extent. In the terminal phase of the post-kinematic uplift of the Holy Cross Mountains, T joints and master joints appeared.

Słowa kluczowe : mechanisms of fold deformation, palaeostress reconstruction, Holy Cross Mountains, Poland,
Wydawnictwo : Polskie Towarzystwo Geologiczne
Rocznik : 2001
Numer : Vol. 71, No 3
Strony : 189 – 199
Bibliografia :
DOI :
Cytuj : Oszczypko-Clowes, M. ,Konon, A. , Structural evolution of the Gnieździska Syncline – regional implications for the SW Mesozoic margin of the Holy Cross Mountains (Central Poland). Annales Societatis Geologorum Poloniae Vol. 71, No 3/2001
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