I am unable to format this NVMe SSD in APFS on macOS.

Last Update: August 13th, 2020
Article ID: 624690

A solution for this issue was found here: https://discussions.apple.com/thread/8262732

  • In Disk Utility, switch the View option to “Show All Devices”.
  • Select the entry named “PCIe SSD Media”, with “TBT3_SSD” indented below it.
  • Click on Erase.
  • Change the Scheme to “GUID Partition Map”. The Format choices will then expand to include several APFS choices.
  • Set the Format to “APFS”.
  • Press Erase.