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KINDERHOOKIAN SERIES

KINDERHOOKIAN SERIES - NORTHVIEW SHALE, SEDALIA FORMATION, COMPTON LIMESTONE, BACHELOR FORMATION CHOUTEAU GROUP, HANNIBAL SHALE, HORTON CREEK LIMESTONE
State Missouri
Name KINDERHOOKIAN SERIES
Geologic age Phanerozoic | Paleozoic | Carboniferous Mississippian-Early [Kinderhookian]
Comments Northview Shale- (80 ft. max) brown siltstone and green shale, Sedalia FM- (50 ft. max) dolomitic and siliceous limestone, Compton Limestone- (50 ft. max) limestone with minor shale. Bachelor FM- (? ft. max) sandstone; Chouteau Group undifferentiated-- (180 ft. max) including: (Northview Shale; Sedalia FM; Compton Limestone)- limestone , siltstone, shale; Hannibal Shale- (100 ft. max) siltstone, shale and sandstone; Horton Creek Limestone (? ft. max) limestone. Summary: mostly limestone, siltstone with shale and sandstone IN SOUTHWEST MO-Northview Shale, Compton Limestone, Bachelor FM IN CENTRAL MO-Northview Shale, Sedalia FM, Compton Limestone, Bachelor FM IN NORTHEAST MO-Chouteau Group undifferentiated, Hannibal Shale, Horton Creek Limestone IN EAST-CENTRAL MO- Chouteau Group undifferentiated, Bachelor FM IN SOUTHEAST MO- Chouteau Group undifferentiated, Bachelor FM
Primary rock type limestone
Secondary rock type siltstone
Other rock types shale; sandstone
Lithologic constituents
Major
Sedimentary > Carbonate > Limestone (Bed)
Sedimentary > Clastic > Siltstone (Bed)
Minor
Sedimentary > Clastic > Mudstone > Shale (Bed)
Sedimentary > Clastic > Sandstone (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.
Counties Barry - Benton - Boone - Callaway - Cedar - Christian - Cooper - Dade - Dallas - Douglas - Franklin - Greene - Henry - Hickory - Howard - Howell - Jefferson - Knox - Lawrence - Lincoln - McDonald - Marion - Moniteau - Monroe - Montgomery - Morgan - Ozark - Pettis - Phelps - Pike - Polk - Ralls - Saint Charles - Saint Clair - Sainte Genevieve - Saint Louis - Saline - Shelby - Stone - Taney - Texas - Vernon - Warren - Webster - Wright