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Geologic Unit: Chanute

Usage:

Chanute Shale of Kansas City Group (IA*,KS*,MO*,NE*)
Chanute Formation of Ochelata Group (OK*)


Subunits:

(alphabetical): Belton Sand [Lens] (MO), Cement City Limestone Member (IA,KS*,NE), Cottage Grove Sandstone Member (KS*,OK), Liberty Memorial Member (MO), Muncie Creek Member (IA), Noxie Member (OK) or Noxie Sandstone Member (KS) or Noxie Sandstone Lentil (KS), Union Station Member (MO).


Geologic age:

Late Pennsylvanian (Missourian)*


Type section, locality, area and/or origin of name:

Named from development in vicinity of Chanute, Neosho Co., southeastern KS (Haworth and Kirk, 1894).


AAPG geologic province:

Cherokee basin*
Chautauqua platform*
Nemaha anticline*
Forest City basin*
Iowa shelf*


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For more information, please contact Nancy Stamm, Geologic Names Committee Secretary.

Asterisk (*) indicates usage by the U.S. Geological Survey. Other usages by state geological surveys.

"No current usage" (†) implies that a name has been abandoned or has fallen into disuse. Former usage and, if known, replacement name given in parentheses ( ).

Slash (/) indicates name does not conform with nomenclatural guidelines (CSN, 1933; ACSN, 1961, 1970; NACSN, 1983, 2005). This may be explained within brackets ([ ]).

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