Admire Group

Includes: Grenola Limestone, Roca Shale, Red Eagle Limestone (base RE), Johnson Shale, Foraker Limestone (base FO), Janesville Shale with Five Point Limestone Member (base FP), Falls City Limestone, and Onaga Shale.
State Kansas
Name Admire Group
Geologic age Late Pennsylvanian
Lithologic constituents
Sedimentary > Clastic > Mudstone > Shale (Bed)
Sedimentary > Carbonate > Limestone (Bed)
Sedimentary > Coal (Bed)
Comments Group consists chiefly of gray, green and red shale but contains some thin limestone beds and minor coal beds. Total approximate thickness 130 ft. in outcrop.

Ross, Jorgina A., 1991, Geologic Map of Kansas: Kansas Geological Survey, Univ. of Kansas, Map M-23, scale 1:500,000.

Zeller, D.E., ed., 1968, The Stratigraphic Succession in Kansas, State Geological Survey of Kansas Bull. 189.

NGMDB product
Counties Brown - Butler - Chase - Chautauqua - Cowley - Elk - Greenwood - Jackson - Lyon - Marshall - Morris - Nemaha - Osage - Pottawatomie - Riley - Shawnee - Wabaunsee