Geologic units in Pike county, Missouri

Osagean Series (Early Mississippian-Osagean Series) at surface, covers 25 % of this area

Keokuk Limestone, Burlington Limestone, Elsey Formation, Reeds Spring Formation, Pierson Limestone, Fern Glen Formation.

Leemon Formation, Maquoketa Group, Cape Limestone, Kimmswick Limestone, Noix-Cyrene Limestone, Maquoketa Shale (Late Ordovician to Middle Ordovician) at surface, covers 25 % of this area

Leemon Formation, Maquoketa Group including: (Girardeau Limestone, Orchard Creek Shale, Thebes Sandstone, Cape La Croix Shale), Cape Limestone, Kimmswick Limestone, Noix-Cyrene Limestone, Maquoketa Shale.

Kinderhookian Series (Early Mississippian-Kinderhookian Series) at surface, covers 17 % of this area

Northview Shale, Sedalia Formation, Compton Limestone, Bachelor Formation Chouteau Group, Hannibal Shale, Horton Creek Limestone.

Cherokee Group - Cabaniss Subgroup, Krebs Subgroup (Middle Pennsylvanian-Middle Series-Desmonian Stage) at surface, covers 14 % 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.

Holocene series (Quaternary-Holocene Series) at surface, covers 10 % of this area

Alluvium - clay, silt, sand, and gravel.

Silurian system (Late Silurian- to Early Silurian) at surface, covers 6 % of this area

Joliet Limestone, Bowling Green Dolomite, Bryant Knob Formation, Bainbridge Formation, Sexton Creek Limestone.

Marmaton Group (Middle Pennsylvanian-Middle Series-Desmonian Stage) at surface, covers 1.0 % of this area

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

Decorah Group, Plattin Group (Middle Ordovician-Mohawkian Series) at surface, covers 0.7 % of this area

Decorah Group, Plattin Group

St. Peter Sandstone, Everton Formation (Middle Ordovician to Early Ordovician) at surface, covers 0.3 % of this area

St. Peter Sandstone, Everton Formation

Devonian System (Late to Early Devonian) at surface, covers 0.2 % of this area

Chattanooga Shale, Sylamore Sandstone, Fortune Formation, Holts Summit Sandstone, Snyder Creek Shale, Cedar Valley Limestone, Louisiana Limestone, Saverton Shale, Grassy Creek Shale, Turpin Sandstone, Bushberg Sandstone, Glen Park Limestone, St. Larent Limestone, Beauvais Sandstone, Grand Tower Limestone, Clear Creek Chert, Little Saline Limestone, Grassy Knob Chert, Bailey Formation.

Platteville Group (Upper Ordovician (Stage 5)) at surface, covers < 0.1 % of this area

Platteville Group, includes Pecatonica, Mifflin, Grand Detour, Nachusa, and Quimbys Mill Formations; includes Plattin Limestone in southwestern Illinois.

Ancell Group (Middle Ordovician (Darriwillian) to Upper Ordovician (Stage 5)) at surface, covers < 0.1 % of this area

Ancell Group, includes St. Peter Sandstone, Dutchtown Limestone, Joachim Dolomite, and Glenwood Formation; includes Prairie du Chien Group in Jo Daviess County of northwestern Illinois.

Maquoketa Formation or Group (Upper Ordovician (Stage 6 to Hirnatian)) at surface, covers < 0.1 % of this area

Maquoketa Formation or Group, includes Cape Limestone, Cape La Croix Shale, Thebes Sandstone, Orchard Creek Shale, Girardeau Limestone, and Leemon Formation in southern Illinois; includes Scales Shale, Fort Atkinson Limestone, Brainard Shale, and Neda Formation in northern Illinois; includes Noix Oolite in western Illinois.

Kimmswick (Trenton) Limestone and Decorah Formation (Upper Ordovician (Stage 6)) at surface, covers < 0.1 % of this area

Kimmswick (Trenton) Limestone and Decorah Formation in southern and western Illinois.

Joachim Dolomite, Dutchtown Formation (Middle Ordovician-Mohawkian Series) at surface, covers < 0.1 % of this area

Joachim Dolomite, Dutchtown Formation

Silurian System undivided (Silurian (Llandovery to Pridoli)) at surface, covers < 0.1 % of this area

Silurian System undivided, includes Sexton Creek Limestone, St. Clair Limestone, and Moccasin Springs Formation in southern Illinois; includes Wilhelmi Formation, Elwood Dolomite, Kankakee Dolomite, Joliet Dolomite, Sugar Run Dolomite, and Racine Dolomite in northeastern Illinois; includes Mosalem, Tete des Morts, Blanding, Sweeney, Marcus, and Racine Dolomites in northwestern Illinois.