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Kansas City Group

Includes: Lane Shale,Wyandotte Limestone (base WY), Liberty Memorial Shale, Iola Limestone (base I), Chanute Shale (base CH), Dewey Limestone, Nellie Bly FM, Cherryvale FM, Dennis Limestone (base DN), Galeburg Shale, Mound Valley Limestone, Ladore Shale, Swope Limestone (base SW), Elm Branch Shale, Hertha Limestone.
StateKansas
NameKansas City Group
Geologic agePhanerozoic | Paleozoic | Carboniferous Pennsylvanian-Middle [Missourian]
Original map label&kc
Commentsgray and yellowish gray limestone and shale with some sandstone and minor coal. Certain unit form escarpments. Total approximate thickness 350 ft. in outcrop.
Primary rock typelimestone
Secondary rock typeshale
Other rock typessandstone; coal
Lithologic constituents
Major
Sedimentary > Carbonate > Limestone (Bed)
Sedimentary > Clastic > Mudstone > Shale (Bed)
Minor
Sedimentary > Clastic > Sandstone (Bed)
Incidental
Sedimentary > Coal (Bed)
Map references
Ross, J. A., 1991, Geologic Map of Kansas: Kansas Geological Survey, Univ. of Kansas Map M-23 Scale 1:500K.
Unit references
Ross, J. A., 1991, Geologic Map of Kansas: Kansas Geological Survey, Univ. of Kansas Map M-23 Scale 1:500K.
Zeller, D.E., ed., 1968, The Stratigraphic Succession in Kansas, State Geological Survey of Kansas Bull. 189.
CountiesAllen - Anderson - Franklin - Johnson - Labette - Leavenworth - Linn - Miami - Montgomery - Neosho - Wilson - Woodson - Wyandotte

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