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PLEASANTON GROUP

PLEASANTON GROUP - dominantly shale and sandstone with minor coal.
State Missouri
Name PLEASANTON GROUP
Geologic age Phanerozoic | Paleozoic | Carboniferous Pennsylvanian-Late [Upper Missourian]
Comments Principally shale and sandstone with minor coal; contains a thick channel sandstone member, (Weldon River-Warrensberg-Moberly )
Primary rock type shale
Secondary rock type sandstone
Other rock types coal
Lithologic constituents
Major
Sedimentary > Clastic > Mudstone > Shale (Bed)
Sedimentary > Clastic > Sandstone (Bed)
Minor
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 Adair - Bates - Cass - Clay - Grundy - Harrison - Jackson - Lafayette - Linn - Livingston - Mercer - Putnam - Saint Louis - Sullivan