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CHEROKEE GROUP- Cabaniss Subgroup, Krebs Subgroup

CHEROKEE GROUP - Cabaniss Subgroup - cyclic deposits, shale, sandstone, clay and several workable coal beds. Krebs Subgroup - cyclic deposits, sandstone, siltstone, shale, clay and some workable coal beds
NameCHEROKEE GROUP- Cabaniss Subgroup, Krebs Subgroup
Geologic agePhanerozoic | Paleozoic | Carboniferous Pennsylvanian-Middle [Middle Desmonian]
Original map labelPc
CommentsCherokee Group- Cabaniss Subgroup- (200 ft. max) cyclic deposits of shale, sandstone, siltstone, clay and limestone with seven significant coal beds Cherokee Group- Krebs Subgroup-(110 ft. max) cyclic deposits of predominantly shale and sandstone with limestone, siltstone and two significant coal beds.
Primary rock typeshale
Secondary rock typesandstone
Other rock typessiltstone; clay or mud; limestone; coal
Lithologic constituents
Sedimentary > Clastic > Mudstone > Shale (Bed)
Sedimentary > Clastic > Sandstone (Bed)
Sedimentary > Clastic > Siltstone (Bed)
Sedimentary > Clastic > Mudstone (Bed)
Sedimentary > Carbonate > Limestone (Bed)
Sedimentary > Coal (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.
CountiesAdair - Audrain - Barton - Bates - Benton - Boone - Callaway - Carroll - Cedar - Chariton - Cooper - Daviess - Franklin - Grundy - Henry - Howard - Howell - Johnson - Lafayette - Lincoln - Marion - Mercer - Monroe - Montgomery - Pike - Ralls - Randolph - Saint Charles - Saint Clair - Saint Louis - Saline - Shelby - Texas - Vernon - Warren - Webster - Wright - Saint Louis

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