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Kinderhookian Series

Kinderhookian Series
State Illinois
Name Kinderhookian Series
Geologic age Mississippian
Comments This series includes the following formations: Chouteau Limestone, Starrs Cave Limestone, Prospect Hill Siltstone, McCraney Limestone, Hannibal Shale. Based on the stratigraphic column on the 1967 paper map, this series consists of about 35% limestone (some oolitic), and 30% siltstone, and 35% shale.
Primary rock type limestone
Secondary rock type shale
Other rock types siltstone
Lithologic constituents
Major
Sedimentary > Carbonate > LimestoneThis series includes the following formations: Chouteau Limestone, Starrs Cave Limestone, Prospect Hill Siltstone, McCraney Limestone, Hannibal Shale. Based on the stratigraphic column on the 1967 paper map, this series consists of about 35% limestone (some oolitic), and 30% siltstone, and 35% shale.
Sedimentary > Clastic > Mudstone > ShaleThis series includes the following formations: Chouteau Limestone, Starrs Cave Limestone, Prospect Hill Siltstone, McCraney Limestone, Hannibal Shale. Based on the stratigraphic column on the 1967 paper map, this series consists of about 35% limestone (some oolitic), and 30% siltstone, and 35% shale.
Minor
Sedimentary > Clastic > SiltstoneThis series includes the following formations: Chouteau Limestone, Starrs Cave Limestone, Prospect Hill Siltstone, McCraney Limestone, Hannibal Shale. Based on the stratigraphic column on the 1967 paper map, this series consists of about 35% limestone (some oolitic), and 30% siltstone, and 35% shale.
Map references
Willman, H.B., and others, (compilers), 1967, Geologic Map of Illinois: Illinois State Geological Survey, scale= 1:500,000, paper.
Unit references
Willman, H.B., and others, (compilers), 1967, Geologic Map of Illinois: Illinois State Geological Survey, scale= 1:500,000, paper.
Counties Champaign - Ford - Greene - Iroquois - McLean - Scott - Vermilion