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Measured Stratigraphic Section - Sample Kid : 3474


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Measured By Ada Swineford; Whitehorse Sandstone,Sandstone, very fine-grained, friable, cross-bedded, red with large irregular white spots; contains a few thin (5 cm) calcareous sandstone lentils.,Sandstone, hard, calcareous, red; contains sand balls as much as 2.5 mm diameter,Dog Creek Shale,Siltstone, dolomitic and calcareous, white to red; lenticular,Clay shale, silty, dolomitic, blocky, brownish-red,Siltstone, dolomitic, white (5Y8/1) with discontinuous red streaks; microscope shows large chlorite flakes,Clay shale, silty, brownish-red,Siltstone, argillaceous, calcareous, thin-bedded, red mottled light gray; and 11-mm layer near base contains salt casts up to 9 mm in diameter on lower side,Clay shale, silty, blocky, dark red,Siltstone, [...]

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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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