Geologic units in Platte county, Missouri

Lansing Group (Late Pennsylvanian-Upper Series-Missourian Stage) at surface, covers 46 % of this area

Cyclic deposits of limestone and shale.

Douglas Group (Late Pennsylvanian-Upper Series-Virgilian Stage) at surface, covers 19 % of this area

Cyclic deposits, dominantly shale with sandstone, and limestone.

Holocene series (Quaternary-Holocene Series) at surface, covers 16 % of this area

Alluvium - clay, silt, sand, and gravel.

Kansas City Group (Late Pennsylvanian-Upper Series-Missourian Stage) at surface, covers 13 % of this area

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

Shawnee Group (Late Pennsylvanian-Upper Series-Virgilian Stage) at surface, covers 6 % of this area

Cyclic deposits, limestone and shale with sandstone and siltstone.

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

unconsolidated sand, silt, clay, and gravel