Upper Elliot Formation

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The upper Elliot Formation is a stratigraphic unit dating to roughly between 200 and 190 million years ago and covering the Hettangian to Sinemurian stages.[1] It is the upper portion of the Elliot Formation. The upper Elliot Formation is found in South Africa and Lesotho and is a component of the Stormberg Group within the Karoo Supergroup. It consists mainly of limestone, sandstone, and mudstone. Fossils of the prosauropod dinosaur Massospondylus have been recovered from the upper Elliot.