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Measured By H.G. O'Connor and J.M. Jewett, July 1952; Shale, weathered,Limestone, gray, brecciated, algal,Shale, gray,Mudstone, ashy-gray, dense (grades into),Shale, ashy-gray, brecciated and laminated, part weathers as "boxwork" base, hard or grades into,Limestone or mudstone, ashy-gray, dense (grades into),Shale (Roca), gray, blocky, limy, hard (grades into),Shale (Roca), brownish-gray, limonitic, stained, somewhat micaceous,Mudstone, calcareous, gray, non-laminated,Shale, yellow-green, black,Limestone (Howe), purplish "oolitic," foraminiferal (?) high spired snails,Shale, gray clayey at top, limy and hard below,Limestone, brown, crystalline, red quartz, and colorless calcite. Upper part more massive and resistant. Locally color [...]

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The database contains a set of measured sections (precise measurements and descriptions of a cross section of an outcrop or roadcut) for selected counties in Kansas. The data is based on archived materials from the Kansas Geological Survey, with sections created from 1900's to 1950's. The graphic columns have been scanned or scanned and traced from the original copies, and the descriptions have been typed in. Current stratigraphic nomenclature may be different than that presented on these pages, and some of these outcrops may no longer exist or may not be accessible.



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  • Sample Kid : 1762


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title Parent-4f4e49d8e4b07f02db5df1f0 Measured Stratigraphic Section - Sample Kid : 1762

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