Lansing Group

Limestone and shale. Limestone is dark gray to light gray, very thin bedded to massive, sandy fossiliferous, and cherty. Shale is dark gray to light gray, maroon, black, fossiliferous, and calcareous. Approx. max thickness 75 ft
State Nebraska
Name Lansing Group
Geologic age Late Pennsylvanian - Missourian
Lithologic constituents
Sedimentary > Carbonate > Limestone (Bed)
Sedimentary > Clastic > Mudstone > Shale (Calcareous)
Comments Includes in decending order: Stanton Limestone, Vilas Shale, and Plattsburg Limestone.
NGMDB product
Counties Cass - Douglas - Sarpy - Saunders - Washington