Council Grove Group

Includes: Speiser Shale, Funston Limestone, Blue Rapids Shale, Crouse Limestone (base CS), Easy Creek Shale, Bader Limestone (base BE), Stearns Shale, Beattie Limestone, Eskridge Shale, and Neva Limestone.
State Kansas
Name Council Grove Group
Geologic age Early Permian Gearyan
Lithologic constituents
Sedimentary > Clastic > Mudstone > Shale (Bed)
Sedimentary > Carbonate > Limestone (Bed)
Comments Group comprises about 330 ft of gray limestones interbedded with gray red and green shales. Generally the limestones are less massive and thinner than the overlying Chase Group

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 - Geary - Greenwood - Jackson - Lyon - Marshall - Morris - Nemaha - Pottawatomie - Riley - Wabaunsee