SMITHIAN WRINKLE STRUCTURES FROM ITALY

This page authored by Richard Twitchett.


This page gives details of Smithian (late Early Triassic) wrinkle structures (microbially-controlled sedimentary structures) in the Werfen Formation at L’Uomo, Passa San Pellegrino, northern Italy

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The following images come from beds within the Smithian-age Campil Member, in

the upper Werfen Formation at l’Uomo, Passo San Pellegrino.


These ‘wrinkle structures’ are very common throughout the Campil Member in

particular, but also in other siliciclastic units in the Werfen Formation.


CREDITS:

All images and descriptive text on this page provided by Richard.

Photos taken June 2008.


Coin in photos: 20 mm diameter

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