Marmaton Group

Shale and limestone. Shale is dark gray to light gray, greenish gray, black, red, silty, sandy carbonaceous, fissile, calcareous; contains scattered limestone nodules. Limestone is medium gray to light gray, red, mottled thin bedded to thick bedded, sandy, shaly, vuggy, fossiliferous. Approx. max thickness 125 ft
State Nebraska
Name Marmaton Group
Geologic age Middle Pennsylvanian - Desmoinesian
Lithologic constituents
Sedimentary > Clastic > Mudstone > Shale (Bed)
Sedimentary > Carbonate > Limestone (Bed)
Comments Includes in decending order: Altamont Limestone, Bandera Shale, Pawnee Limestone, Labette Shale, and Fort Scott Limestone.
NGMDB product
Counties Burt - Cass - Douglas - Sarpy - Washington