Location:The Lemme-Carrosio Section is located in the village of Carrosio. Longitude: 8°50’11” East; Latitude: 44°39’32” North. Carta Geologica d’Italia: Foglio Genova No. 82 (1:100 000); Tav. Voltaggio I NE (1:25 000).
Sedimentology:The area of the Lemme-Carrosio Section is situated within the Piedmont Tertiary Basin, in southern Piedmont, Italy. In the Lemme Section, the Rigoroso Formation is characterized by poorly to very poorly sorted sediments which can be classified as fine and medium grained silts with fine silts dominating.