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MARMATON GROUP

MARMATON GROUP - cyclic deposits, shale and limestone with sandstone, clay and several coal beds, some workable
State Missouri
Name MARMATON GROUP
Geologic age Phanerozoic | Paleozoic | Carboniferous Pennsylvanian-Middle [Middle Desmonian]
Primary rock type limestone
Secondary rock type shale
Other rock types sandstone; clay or mud; coal
Lithologic constituents
Major
Sedimentary > Carbonate > Limestone (Bed)
Sedimentary > Clastic > Mudstone > Shale (Bed)
Minor
Sedimentary > Clastic > Mudstone (Bed)
Sedimentary > Coal (Bed)
Sedimentary > Clastic > Sandstone (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 Audrain - Barton - Bates - Benton - Boone - Callaway - Carroll - Cass - Chariton - Daviess - Gasconade - Henry - Howard - Jackson - Johnson - Lafayette - Lincoln - Linn - Macon - Maries - Monroe - Montgomery - Osage - Pettis - Pike - Putnam - Ralls - Randolph - Saint Louis - Saline - Shelby - Vernon - Warren - Saint Louis