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Measured By Wally Howe, 6/19/1948; Shale, dark gray to black, weathers lighter. Has many limestone and shale concretions of small dimensions. Lower part very fossiliferous. Mostly pelecypods and gastropods. Upper part very limey and hard,Shale, black, fissile, very well jointed, has abundant small rounded phosphatic concretions. Joint planes weathered rust brown,Limestone, very earthy, with numerous large black concretions of a more pure limestone. Concretions are hard and contain a few large cephalopods, which do not come free from the surrounding matrix. Earthy limestone is hard, and thinly laminated,Shale, dark, very fossiliferous. Calcareous, contains numerous large Marginifera?,Limestone, hard, very fossiliferous, predominantly [...]

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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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