Geologic units in Cass county, Missouri

Kansas City Group (Late Pennsylvanian-Upper Series-Missourian Stage) at surface, covers 38 % of this area

Cyclic deposits, limestone and shale with minor sandstone and coal.

Marmaton Group (Middle Pennsylvanian-Middle Series-Desmonian Stage) at surface, covers 32 % of this area

Cyclic deposits, shale and limestone with sandstone, clay and several coal beds, some workable.

Pleasanton Group (Late Pennsylvanian-Upper Series-Missourian Stage) at surface, covers 24 % of this area

Dominantly shale and sandstone with minor coal.

Cherokee Group - Cabaniss Subgroup, Krebs Subgroup (Middle Pennsylvanian-Middle Series-Desmonian Stage) at surface, covers 5 % of this area

Cabaniss Subgroup - cyclic deposits, shale, sandstone, clay and several workable coal beds. Krebs Subgroup - cyclic deposits, sandstone, siltstone, shale, clay and some workable coal beds.

Lansing Group (Late Pennsylvanian-Upper Series-Missourian Stage) at surface, covers < 0.1 % of this area

Cyclic deposits of limestone and shale.

Kansas City Group (Middle Pennsylvanian- Missourian) at surface, covers < 0.1 % of this area

Includes: Lane Shale,Wyandotte Limestone (base WY), Liberty Memorial Shale, Iola Limestone (base I), Chanute Shale (base CH), Dewey Limestone, Nellie Bly FM, Cherryvale FM, Dennis Limestone (base DN), Galeburg Shale, Mound Valley Limestone, Ladore Shale, Swope Limestone (base SW), Elm Branch Shale, Hertha Limestone.

Weldon River-Warrensburg-Moberly Channel Sandstone (Late Pennsylvanian-Upper Series-Missourian Stage) at surface, covers < 0.1 % of this area

Weldon River-Warrensburg-Moberly Channel Sandstone.

Alluvium (Holocene to Pleistocene) at surface, covers < 0.1 % of this area

unconsolidated sand, silt, clay, and gravel