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Pleasanton Group

Includes: Shale Hill FM (base SH), and Hepler FM. Chiefly gray to very dark gray or yellowish gray shale with sandstone members and some limestone and coal.
StateKansas
NamePleasanton Group
Geologic agePhanerozoic | Paleozoic | Carboniferous Pennsylvanian-Middle [Missourian]
Original map label&p
CommentsTotal approximate thickness ranging from 30 ft. to 135 ft. in outcrop.
Primary rock typeshale
Secondary rock typesandstone
Other rock typeslimestone; coal
Lithologic constituents
Major
Sedimentary > Clastic > Mudstone > Shale (Bed)
Sedimentary > Clastic > Sandstone (Bed)
Minor
Sedimentary > Carbonate > Limestone (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 - Bourbon - Crawford - Labette - Linn - Miami - Montgomery - Neosho

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