Florence Limestone Member of Barneston Limestone of Chase Group (KS*,NE)
Florence Limestone Member of Barneston Limestone of Oscar Group (OK)
Called Florence Flint in early reports.
Named from Florence, Marion Co., KS (Prosser, 1895).
[Type locality stated to be at quarry, 0.5 mi northeast of Florence, east side of Cottonwood River, south of railroad track, in center SE/4 sec. 6, T. 21 S., R. 5 E, Marion Co., KS. See section measured by M.K. Elias, 1935. Available online from the Kansas Geological Survey, "Kansas by County" Data Explorer; measured sections http://www.kgs.ku.edu/General/Geology/Measured/index.html (select Marion Co.; T. 21 S., R. 5 E.; section 6).]
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