Kansas City Group

Interval includes Cherryvale, Nellie Bly, Dewie, Chanute, Iola, Liberty Memorial, Wyandotte, Lane formations. Primary Lithologies: limestone fossiliferous; shale/mudstone, light to dark gray. Secondary Lithologies: limestone, coated grain/Osagia. Minor: mudstone, red-brown to green-gray; siltstone; black shale, phosphatic; thin coal, carbonaceous shale. Maximum thicknesses 100-140 ft (30-43 m).
State Iowa
Name Kansas City Group
Geologic age Upper Pennsylvanian, middle Missourian
Lithologic constituents
Sedimentary > Clastic > Mudstone > Shale (Bed)shale/mudstone, light to dark gray; incidental red-brown to green-gray; incidental carbonaceous
Sedimentary > Carbonate > Limestone (Bed)fossiliferous; minor coated grain/Osagia
Sedimentary > Clastic > Mudstone > Shale > Black-shale (Bed)phosphatic
Sedimentary > Clastic > Siltstone (Bed)
Sedimentary > Coal (Bed)thin

Witzke, Brian J., Anderson, Raymond R., and Pope, John P., 2010, Iowa Geological and Water Survey, DNR, Bedrock Geologic Map of Iowa, OFM-2010-1. Scale 1:500,000.

NGMDB product
Counties Adair - Adams - Cass - Clarke - Dallas - Decatur - Madison - Mills - Pottawattamie - Ringgold - Shelby - Taylor - Union