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See detailMacrofauna, rock magnetism and sedimentology in the Etroeungt Limestone (‘Strunian’, Uppermost Famennian) at Avesnelles (northern France)
Hubert, B.L. M.; Devleeschouwer, X.; Mistiaen, B. et al

in Whalen, M. (Ed.) Programme with Abstracts (2013)

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See detailThe Red Marble of Baelen, a particular historical bulding stone with global geological importance and local use
Dreesen, Roland; Marion, Jean-Marc ULg; Mottequin, Bernard ULg

in Geologica Belgica (2013), 16(3), 179-190

The Red Marble of Baelen is a local ornamental stone from the Limbourg area (Vesdre valley, Eastern Belgium), where it has been quarried at least since the 16th century, possibly even from the 9th century ... [more ▼]

The Red Marble of Baelen is a local ornamental stone from the Limbourg area (Vesdre valley, Eastern Belgium), where it has been quarried at least since the 16th century, possibly even from the 9th century. It represents a local Member of the Middle Famennian (late Upper Devonian) Souverain-Pré Formation. It is the only known or at least the only well-documented Mid Famennian red-stained carbonate mudmound complex worldwide. Carbonate microfacies comprise nodular to lenticular algospongal pack/bindstones and massive stromatactis-bearing microbialitic mudstones, both enclosing lenticular crinoidal grain- to rudstones. Silty nodular bioclastic wacke/packstones, strongly affected by pressure solution, mark the transition with underlying and overlying micaceous sandstones and occur as interbeds within the mudmound core. The Red Marble of Baelen displays a few varieties that have been used for a large spectrum of building and decorative purposes, mostly within a short radius of the production sites, in the former Duchy of Limbourg. Its usage was rural and vernacular, although it has been exceptionally employed in prestigious buildings such as the Antwerp town hall. [less ▲]

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See detailAménagement et préservation du patrimoine géologique en province de Liège (Belgique): les géosites d'Ampsin et des Tchafornis (Engis)
Mottequin, Bernard ULg; Barchy, Laurent; Chevalier, Emmanuel et al

in Annales de la Société Géologique du Nord (2012), 19 (2ème série)

Several initiatives intended to highlight the geological heritage have been recently developed in the Liège province (Belgium). The Ampsin and Tchafornis (Engis) geosites rank among them. The Ampsin ... [more ▼]

Several initiatives intended to highlight the geological heritage have been recently developed in the Liège province (Belgium). The Ampsin and Tchafornis (Engis) geosites rank among them. The Ampsin geosite shows the clear-cut passage between the shallow carbonate facies of the Middle Viséan and the terrigenous detrital facies of the Namurian. The Tchafornis geosite gives the opportunity to observe a superb example of biostrome with large colonial rugose corals of the base of the Upper Frasnian (Upper Devonian). Both are located in disused quarries and also give prominence to the regional extractive industry. [less ▲]

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See detailDetailed mapping of Santonian-Maastrichtian formations in northeast Wallonia, Belgium
Mottequin, Bernard ULg; Ghysel, Pierre; Laloux, Martin et al

in Jagt, John W. M.; Jagt-Yazykova, Elena A. (Eds.) The Maastrichtian Stage; the current concept. Workshop programme, abstracts and field guide (2012, September 06)

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See detailCampanian-Maastrichtian fossils from southern Belgium and neighbouring countries curated at the University of Liège
Mottequin, Bernard ULg; Denayer, Julien ULg; Fischer, Valentin ULg et al

in Jagt, John W. M.; Jagt-Yazykova, Ellena (Eds.) The Maastrichtian Stage; the current concept. Workshop programme, abstracts and field guide (2012, September 06)

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See detailCarte géologique Tongres-Herderen (34/5-6): notice explicative
Mottequin, Bernard ULg; Marion, Jean-Marc ULg

Book published by Université de Liège (2012)

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See detailL'Ordovicien et le Dévonien entre Remouchamps et Spa (carte Louveigné-Spa, 49/3-4)
Mottequin, Bernard ULg; Marion, Jean-Marc ULg

Diverse speeche and writing (2012)

Livret-guide de l'excursion organisée dans le cadre de la campagne de révision de la Carte géologique de Wallonie et dédiée aux formations ordovicienne (Formation de Jalhay) et dévoniennes (e.a ... [more ▼]

Livret-guide de l'excursion organisée dans le cadre de la campagne de révision de la Carte géologique de Wallonie et dédiée aux formations ordovicienne (Formation de Jalhay) et dévoniennes (e.a. formations de Marteau, du Bois d'Ausse, de Névremont et de Montfort) qui affleurent dans la région comprise entre Remouchamps (bord oriental du Synclinorium de Dinant) et Spa (Fenêtre de Theux). [less ▲]

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See detailIntroduction à la géologie du site de la Heid des Gattes à Sougné-Remouchamps (province de Liège, Belgique)
Mottequin, Bernard ULg; Marion, Jean-Marc ULg

Diverse speeche and writing (2012)

Introduction to the geology of the Heid des Gattes at Sougné-Remouchamps (Liège province, Belgium) where the Famenne, Esneux, Souverain-Pré, Comblain-la-Tour, Montfort and Evieux formations (Upper ... [more ▼]

Introduction to the geology of the Heid des Gattes at Sougné-Remouchamps (Liège province, Belgium) where the Famenne, Esneux, Souverain-Pré, Comblain-la-Tour, Montfort and Evieux formations (Upper Devonian, Famennian) are exposed. [less ▲]

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See detailL'origine des mégalithes du Fond de Quarreux (Ardenne, Belgique)
Collard, Sébastien; Juvigné, Etienne; Marion, Jean-Marc ULg et al

in Bulletin de la Société Géographique de Liège (2012), 58

Origin of megaliths of the Fond de Quarreux (Ardenne, Belgium). Distribution of megaliths was studied in the Ambleve valley throughout its gorge developed within the quartzites of the Cambrian-aged La ... [more ▼]

Origin of megaliths of the Fond de Quarreux (Ardenne, Belgium). Distribution of megaliths was studied in the Ambleve valley throughout its gorge developed within the quartzites of the Cambrian-aged La Venne Formation (Fond de Quarreux) in the south-eastern part of high Belgium. The high concentration of megaliths at this place can be essentially explained by mass movements which have occurred on the adjacent slopes in periglacial periods of cold Ocean Isotopic Stages in Quaternary times, and especially the coldest ones i.e. even O.I.S.#22 through #2. Stratigraphical studies of deposits in the Chefna and Ambleve valleys allowed us to place final periglacial deposits during the Younger Dryas. The critical shear stress and the critical unit stream power are used in order to evaluate the Ambleve River competence. It results that, under the present climatic conditions, this river cannot move boulders of more than 50 cm in diameter. Hence, it is concluded that ice rafting has been the main process responsible for carrying away the megaliths which have got the Ambleve river bed throughout the Quaternary Period. [less ▲]

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See detailRedéfinition des unités structurales du front varisque utilisées dans le cadre de la nouvelle Carte géologique de Wallonie (Belgique)
Belanger, Isabelle; Delaby, Serge; Delcambre, Bernard et al

in Geologica Belgica (2012), 15(3), 169-175

The new geological map of Wallonia permits to obtain a more global view of the tectonic organization of the Palaeozoic terrains around the Variscan Front in southern Belgium. This zone oriented WSW-ENE ... [more ▼]

The new geological map of Wallonia permits to obtain a more global view of the tectonic organization of the Palaeozoic terrains around the Variscan Front in southern Belgium. This zone oriented WSW-ENE and passing south of an axis Charleroi-Namur, was firstly highlighted by the coal mining works, but has been significantly documented notably through deep boreholes and seismic profiles. A coherent structural sketch of the Variscan Front is proposed for its entire longitudinal course, where the following structural units are distinguished, from north to south: the Brabant Massif and the base of the cover unaffected by the Variscan orogeny, the Brabant Parautochthon, the Haine-Sambre-Meuse Overturned Thrust sheets (HSM-OTS) and the Ardenne Allochthon. Undeformed terrains during Variscan event constitute the northern border of the Variscan Front. The Brabant Parautochthon includes Devono-Carboniferous terrains, which are folded and faulted. The HSM-OTS are formed by the superposition of several sheets (e.g. La Tombe sheet), which are supported by various thrust faults (e.g. Masse fault). The Ardenne Allochthon, which has been displaced during the Variscan orogeny, rests on the Brabant Parautochthon and the HSM-OTS through a faulted zone, which is locally known as the Midi Fault. [less ▲]

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