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Measured Stratigraphic Section - Sample Kid : 11905


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Measured By Swain, 7/1939; Limestone - light gray, weathers brown, thin and in part thick bedded dense with interbedded gray chert, crops out at top of hill. Thicker more rest. Layers form benches across road, very fossiliferous on weathered surface of limestone & chert. Crinoids, bryozoa corals (brown), brachiopods, fusulines, echinoids, rest layer 6 ft. from top is very oolitic & lark chert; next layer below light colored not oolitic & bas chert; chert assumes fantastic shapes in weathered out pieces some are sound & concretionary like.,Shale - light brown, thick bed, calcareous, clay in part nodular, sample 3 ft. below base ,

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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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