Chesterian Series

Fayetteville Formation, Batesville Formation, Hindville Limestone, Vienna Limestone, Tar Springs Sandstone, Glen Dean Formation, Hardinsburg Formation, Golconda Formation, Cypress Formation, Paint Creek Formation, Yankeetown Sandstone, Renault Formation, Aux Vases Sandstone, Ste. Genevieve Limestone.
State Missouri
Name Chesterian Series
Geologic age Late Mississippian-Chesterian Series
Lithologic constituents
Sedimentary > Clastic > Sandstone (Bed)
Sedimentary > Carbonate > Limestone (Bed)
Sedimentary > Clastic > Mudstone > Shale (Bed)
Sedimentary > Clastic > Siltstone (Bed)
Comments IN SOUTHWEST MO- mostly limestone, sandstone, shale with siltstone. Fayetteville FM- (20 ft.max) black shale interbedded with black limestone; Batesville FM- ( 50 ft. max) calcareous sandstone with minor limestone; Hindsville Limestone- (50 ft. max) fine oolitic limestone with some shale and siltstone. IN SOUTHEAST MO- mostly limestone, shale and sandstone. Vienna Limestone- (15 ft. max) chert and siliceous limestone; Tar Springs Sandstone- (90 ft. max) sandstone and shale; Glen Dean FM- (80 ft. max) limestone interbedded with shale; Hardenburg FM- (30 ft. max) shale and minor sandstone; Golconda FM- (-90 ft. max) limestone and shale; Cypress FM- (80 ft. max) shale/ mudstone with minor limestone; Paint Creek FM- (100 ft. max) limestone with interbedded shale; Yankeetown Sandstone- (60 ft. max) cross-bedded sandstone; Renault FM- (90 ft. max) shale with interbedded limestone; Aux Vases Sandstone- (105 ft. max) sandstone with interbedded shale; Ste. Genevieve Limestone- (75 ft. max) white massive sandy limestone. IN NORTHEAST MO-only- Ste. Genevieve Limestone; IN EAST-CENTRAL MO- only- Ste. Genevieve Limestone.

Howe, W.B. and Koenig, 1961, The Stratigraphic Succession in Missouri: Missouri Geological Survey and Water Resources, Vol XL. 2nd Series.

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Counties Barry - Jasper - Lawrence - Perry - Pulaski - Sainte Genevieve - Stone - Taney