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.
State Kansas
Name Pleasanton Group
Geologic age Middle Pennsylvanian- Missourian
Lithologic constituents
Sedimentary > Clastic > Sandstone (Bed)
Sedimentary > Clastic > Mudstone > Shale (Bed)
Sedimentary > Carbonate > Limestone (Bed)
Sedimentary > Coal (Bed)
Comments Total approximate thickness ranging from 30 ft. to 135 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 Allen - Bourbon - Crawford - Labette - Linn - Miami - Montgomery - Neosho