Stratigraphic range: Carnian-Norian
Main Dolomite exposed in the Northern Limestone Alps
|Thickness||0–2,200 m (0–7,218 ft)|
|Region||Limestone Alps & Apennines|
The formation is found in:
It is primarily made of dolomite, ranging from 0 to 2,200 metres (0 to 7,218 ft) in thickness. The formation was deposited in shallow lagoons during the Late Carnian and Early Norian ages of the Late Triassic Epoch in the Triassic Period, during the Mesozoic Era.
Fossil prosauropod tracks have been reported from the formation.
- Weishampel, David B.; Dodson, Peter; and Osmólska, Halszka (eds.): The Dinosauria, 2nd, Berkeley: University of California Press. Pp. 517-607 ISBN 0-520-24209-2