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Marmaton Group

Includes: Lost Branch FM, Memorial Shale, Lenapah Limestone (base LE), Nowata Shale, Altamont Limestone (base PA), Bandera Shale, Pawnee Limestone (base PA), Labette Shale and Fort Scott Limestone.
StateKansas
NameMarmaton Group
Geologic agePhanerozoic | Paleozoic | Carboniferous Pennsylvanian-Early [Desmoinesian]
Original map label&m
Commentslight gray to dark gray and yellow shale, limestone and sandstone beds with some coal. Total approximate thickness 250 ft. in outcrop.
Primary rock typeshale
Secondary rock typelimestone
Other rock typessandstone; coal
Lithologic constituents
Major
Sedimentary > Clastic > Mudstone > Shale (Bed)
Sedimentary > Carbonate > Limestone (Bed)
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.
CountiesBourbon - Cherokee - Crawford - Labette - Linn - Montgomery - Neosho

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