Similar to the radiolarites, the Aptych layers not completely rounded, as they are very hard. Their place of origin was far from the mainland in the deep sea, so they have a high silica content.
In the upper Jurassic period (146 to 112 million years ago) In addition to radiolarians and hair stars, aptychs have also been deposited. Aptychs are two-part, calcareous mandibular apparatuses of ammonites (= extinct subgroup of exclusively marine cephalopods) with which they could close their shells. The rock is called aptych layers because of these valves.
Like the peaks made of main dolomite, weathered stein limestone and radiolarite, the peaks made of aptych layers are very rugged and majestic.