Colorado Formation

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Colorado Formation
Stratigraphic range: Late Cretaceous
Type Geological formation
Region La Pampa Province
Country  Argentina

The Colorado Formation is a Mesozoic, sedimentary rock formation that is exposed within the southeastern part of La Pampa Province, Argentina. Fossil dinosaur eggs have been reported from the nonmarine, fluvial strata of this formation.[1][2]

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  1. ^ Casadio, S., T. Manera, A. Parras, C. L. Montalvo (2002) Huevos de dinosaurios (Faveoloolithidae) del Cretácico superior de la Cuenca del Colorado, Provincia de La Pampa, Argentina. Ameghiniana. 39(3):285–293.
  2. ^ Weishampel; et al. (2004). "Dinosaur distribution". In Weishampel, David B.; Dodson, Peter; Osmólska, Halszka. The dinosauria (2nd ed.). Berkeley: Univ. of California Press. p. 604. ISBN 0-520-24209-2.