Bushveld Sandstone Formation


Bushveld Sandstone Formation

The Bushveld Sandstone Formation is a geological formation dating to roughly between 228 to 223 million years ago and covering the Carnian to Norian stages. The Bushveld Sandstone Formation is found in South Africa and is a member of the Stormberg Group. As its name suggests, it consists mainly of sandstone. Fossils of the prosauropod dinosaur "Massospondylus" have been recovered from the Bushveld Sandstone.

References

* [http://paleodb.org/cgi-bin/bridge.pl?action=displayStrata&group_hint=Stormberg&group_formation_member=Bushveld%20Sandstone Bushvelt Sandstone Formation] , from the Paleobiology Database


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