Raibl Formation

The Raibl Formation is a Middle Triassic geologic formation in the Northern and Southern Limestone mountain ranges of the Eastern Alps, in Central Europe.[1]

Raibl Formation
Stratigraphic range: Norian
Raibl stratum, Sella group (Pordoi), Dolomites
TypeGeologic formation
UnderliesHauptdolomit Formation
OverliesPartnach Formation
RegionEastern Alps
Central Europe
Country Austria
Type section
Named forCave del Predil (Raibl)

It preserves fossils dating back to the Norian Middle Triassic sub-period of the Triassic period, during the Mesozoic Era.[2]

See also


  1. Google Books: The Geology of Central Europe: Mesozoic and Cenozoic; edited by Tom McCan; pages 790-797.
  2. Various Contributors to the Paleobiology Database. "Fossilworks: Gateway to the Paleobiology Database". Archived from the original on 31 July 2014. Retrieved 8 July 2014.
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