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RIVERTON FORMATION, BURGNER FORMATION

RIVERTON FORMATION - shale, clay, coal. BURGNER FORMATION - limestone
State Missouri
Name RIVERTON FORMATION, BURGNER FORMATION
Geologic age Phanerozoic | Paleozoic | Carboniferous Pennsylvanian-Middle [Atokan]
Comments Riverton FM- (90 ft. max) black shale and coal. Burgner FM- (70 ft. max) siltstone, fossiliferous limestone and coal.
Primary rock type shale
Secondary rock type siltstone
Other rock types limestone; clay or mud; coal
Lithologic constituents
Major
Sedimentary > Clastic > Mudstone > Shale (Bed)
Sedimentary > Clastic > Siltstone (Bed)
Sedimentary > Carbonate > Limestone (Bed)
Sedimentary > Clastic > Mudstone (Bed)
Incidental
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.
Counties Barton - Bates - Benton - Camden - Cedar - Clark - Cooper - Dade - Henry - Hickory - Jasper - Knox - Lewis - Newton - Pettis - Polk - Saint Clair - Saline - Vernon