USGS - science for a changing world

Mineral Resources On-Line Spatial Data

CHESTERIAN SERIES

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
StateMissouri
NameCHESTERIAN SERIES
Geologic agePhanerozoic | Paleozoic | Carboniferous Mississippian-Late [Chesterian]
Original map labelMc
CommentsIN 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
Primary rock typelimestone
Secondary rock typeshale
Other rock typessandstone; siltstone
Lithologic constituents
Major
Sedimentary > Carbonate > Limestone (Bed)
Sedimentary > Clastic > Mudstone > Shale (Bed)
Sedimentary > Clastic > Sandstone (Bed)
Incidental
Sedimentary > Clastic > Siltstone (Bed)
Map references
Middendorf, M. A., and others, 2003, Geologic Map of Missouri: Missouri Geological Survey. Scale 1:500K
Unit references
Howe, W. B. and Koenig, 1961, The Stratigraphic Succession in Missouri: Missouri Geological Survey and Water Resources, Vol XL. 2nd Series.
CountiesBarry - Jasper - Lawrence - Perry - Pulaski - Sainte Genevieve - Stone - Taney

Show this information as [XML] - [JSON]

AccessibilityFOIAPrivacyPolicies and Notices

USA.gov logoU.S. Department of the Interior | U.S. Geological Survey
URL: https://mrdata.usgs.gov/geology/state/sgmc-unit.php?unit=MOMc;0
Page Contact Information: Peter Schweitzer