|Mineral composition:||Dolomite, other|
|Location:||Col Piombin in the vicinity of Passo Giau (46°28'36.2"N 12°03'42.8"E)|
|Era:||Upper Anisic (approximately 242 million years ago)|
|Depositional environment*:||Carbonate substructure (shallow coastal environment)
*) The environment refers to the encasing rock and not the dolomite that is the subject of the photo
This photo is of dolomite which was formed during the upper Anisic age (approximately 242 million years ago) inside a vein where hot water
circulated. This specimen is from Col Piombin, an abandoned zinc, lead and iron mine close to Passo Giau.