Admire Group

Shale and interbedded limestone. Shale is dark gray to light gray, brown, red, or green, sandy, calcareous, and fossiliferous. Interbedded dark- to light-gray, very thin to medium bedded, argillaceous, very fossiliferous limestone beds. Near top of unit a fine-grained, micaceous sandstone bed underlies a stromatolite limestone bed which has distinctive lobate bedding. Approx. max thickness 150 ft
State Nebraska
Name Admire Group
Geologic age Permian
Lithologic constituents
Sedimentary > Clastic > Mudstone > Shale (Bed)
Sedimentary > Carbonate > Limestone (Bed)
Sedimentary > Clastic > Sandstone (Bed)
Comments Lower part of Big Blue Series- Includes in decending order: Hamlin Shale, Five Point Limestone, West Branch Shale, Falls City Limestone, and Onaga Shale.
NGMDB product
Counties Gage - Johnson - Lancaster - Nemaha - Otoe - Pawnee - Richardson