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  • Usage in publication:
    • Aspinwall limestone member
  • Modifications:
    • Original reference
  • Dominant lithology:
    • Limestone
  • AAPG geologic province:
    • Forest City basin
Publication:

Condra, G.E., and Bengtson, N.A., 1915, The Pennsylvanian formations of southeastern Nebraska: Nebraska Academy of Sciences Publications, v. 9, no. 2, 60 p., See also "Modern classifications of the Pennsylvanian rocks of eastern Kansas and southeastern Nebraska," compiled by M.G. Wilmarth, Secretary of Committee on Geologic Names, USGS unpub. corr. chart, Oct. 1936, sheet 1


Summary:

Pg. 9, 17, 29. Aspinwall limestone member of Admire(?) formation. Usually in 1 bed; massive, light brown, mottled. Thickness 1 to 2 feet. Separated from underlying Brownville limestone by 10 to 25 feet of bluish calcareous shale and from overlying Falls City limestone by 18 to 37 feet of bluish calcareous shale. Included in Admire(?) formation. Fossils (pelecypods, crinoids, brachiopods). Age is Pennsylvanian. Report includes measured sections, cross sections.
Type locality: at town of Aspinwall [now abandoned], southeast of Nemaha City, Nemaha Co., southeastern NE.

Source: US geologic names lexicon (USGS Bull. 896, p. 84); GNC KS-NE Pennsylvanian Corr. Chart, sheet 1, Oct. 1936; supplemental information from GNU records (USGS DDS-6; Denver GNULEX).


Map showing publication footprint
  • Usage in publication:
    • Aspinwall shale bed
  • Modifications:
    • Revised
  • AAPG geologic province:
    • Forest City basin
Publication:

Condra, G.E., 1927, The stratigraphy of the Pennsylvanian system in Nebraska: Nebraska Geological Survey Bulletin, 2nd series, no. 1, 291 p., See also "Modern classifications of the Pennsylvanian rocks of eastern Kansas and southeastern Nebraska," compiled by M.G. Wilmarth, Secretary of Committee on Geologic Names, USGS unpub. corr. chart, Oct. 1936, sheet 1


Summary:

Pg. 73, 82, 89. Aspinwall shale bed of Admire shale member of Wabaunsee formation. Applied Aspinwall shale to all beds (25 feet thick in Nebraska and greater in Kansas) between Falls City limestone and Brownville limestone, thus including Aspinwall limestone of 1915 report, which, however, he did not mention and appears to have discarded. Included in Admire shale. Age is Late Pennsylvanian (Missouri age). Report includes cross sections, measured sections, geologic maps, stratigraphic tables.
Named from Aspinwall (now abandoned), southeast of Nemaha City, Nemaha Co., southeastern NE.

Source: US geologic names lexicon (USGS Bull. 896, p. 84); GNC KS-NE Pennsylvanian Corr. Chart, sheet 1, Oct. 1936; supplemental information from GNU records (USGS DDS-6; Denver GNULEX).


Map showing publication footprint
  • Usage in publication:
    • Aspinwall limestone member
  • Modifications:
    • Revised
Publication:

Moore, R.C., and Condra, G.E., 1932, Oct. 1932 revised classification chart of Pennsylvanian rocks of Kansas and Nebraska [Revision of chart shown on p. 95-97 of Kansas Geological Society 6th Annual Field Conference Guidebook, Sept. 1932], IN Kellett, Betty, Cross section: Kansas Geological Society Guidebook for the Annual Field Conference, August 28-September 3, 1932, no. 6, p. 95-97., See also "Modern classifications of the Pennsylvanian rocks of eastern Kansas and southeastern Nebraska," compiled by M.G. Wilmarth, Secretary of Committee on Geologic Names, USGS unpub. corr. chart, Oct. 1936, sheet 2


Summary:

Aspinwall limestone member of Admire shale of Wabaunsee group. Divided the rocks underlying Falls City limestone and overlying Brownville limestone into (descending) Hawxby shale, Aspinwall limestone, and Towle shale, thus discarding Aspinwall shale [of Condra (1927) report], and restoring Aspinwall limestone [of Condra (1915) report].

Source: US geologic names lexicon (USGS Bull. 896, p. 84); GNC KS-NE Pennsylvanian Corr. Chart, sheet 2, Oct. 1936.


Map showing publication footprint
  • Usage in publication:
    • Aspinwall limestone formation
  • Modifications:
    • Revised
  • AAPG geologic province:
    • Forest City basin
Publication:

Condra, G.E., 1935, Geologic cross-section, Forest City, Missouri to south of Du Bois, Nebraska: Nebraska Geological Survey Paper, no. 8, 23 p., Issued late in 1935. See also USGS unpub. corr. charts of Pennsylvanian and Permian rocks of KS and NE, compiled by M.G. Wilmarth, Secretary of Committee on Geologic Names, Oct. 1936


Summary:

Pg. 9. Aspinwall limestone formation of Admire group. Underlies Hawxby shale formation and overlies Towle shale formation. Thickness 6+ feet. Age is considered Permian (lower part of Big Blue). [This classification was followed by R.C. Moore, 1936 (Kansas Geol. Survey. Bull. 22), but Moore transferred all beds above Brownville limestone to Permian.]
[Misprint (USGS Bull. 1200, p. 156): Condra, 1935, Nebraska Geol. Survey Paper no. 9 should be no. 8 (no. 9 is Permo-Pennsylvanian section of Hartville area of Wyoming).]

Source: US geologic names lexicons (USGS Bull. 896, p. 84; USGS Bull. 1200, p. 156); GNC KS-NE Pennsylvanian Corr. Chart, sheet 2, Oct. 1936.


Map showing publication footprint
  • Usage in publication:
    • Aspinwall limestone
  • Modifications:
    • Revised
    • Areal extent
  • AAPG geologic province:
    • [Cherokee basin]

Map showing publication footprint
  • Usage in publication:
    • Aspinwall limestone member
  • Modifications:
    • Revised
Publication:

Condra, G.E., and Reed, E.C., 1943, The geological section of Nebraska: Nebraska Geological Survey Bulletin, no. 14, 82 p., Revised 1959


Summary:

Pg. 37. Aspinwall limestone. Basal member of Chicago Mound formation (new); underlies Hawxby shale member. Thickness 1 to 3 feet.

Source: US geologic names lexicon (USGS Bull. 1200, p. 156).


Map showing publication footprint
  • Usage in publication:
    • Aspinwall limestone member*
  • Modifications:
    • Revised
Publication:

Moore, R.C., and Mudge, M.R., 1956, Reclassification of some Lower Permian and Upper Pennsylvanian strata in northern Midcontinent, IN Geological notes: American Association of Petroleum Geologists Bulletin, v. 40, no. 9, p. 2271-2278. [Available online, with subscription, from AAPG archives: http://www.aapg.org/datasystems or http://search.datapages.com]


Summary:

Pg. 2273, 2274 (fig. 1). Aspinwall limestone member of Onaga shale. Reallocated to member status in Onaga shale (new). Underlies Hawxby shale member; overlies Towle shale member. Age is Permian.

Source: US geologic names lexicon (USGS Bull. 1200, p. 156).


Map showing publication footprint
  • Usage in publication:
    • Aspinwall Limestone Member
  • Modifications:
    • Overview
Publication:

Zeller, D.E. (editor), 1968, The stratigraphic succession in Kansas: Kansas Geological Survey Bulletin, no. 189, 81 p. [Available online from the Kansas Geological Survey: http://www.kgs.ku.edu/Publications/Bulletins/189]


Summary:

(Paleozoic Era; Permian System by H.G. O'Connor, D.E. Zeller, C.K. Bayne, J.M Jewett, and Ada Swineford, p. 44-45.) Aspinwall Limestone Member of Onaga Shale of Admire Group. In Kansas, consists of one limestone bed or several limestone beds separated by calcareous shales. Thickens southward, with calcareous shale predominating in the lower and middle parts. It is sparsely fossiliferous, the most abundant fossils being mollusks and productid brachiopods. Thickness ranges from about 1 to 15 feet. Overlies Towle Shale Member and underlies Hawxby Shale Member, both of Onaga Shale. Age is Early Permian; Gearyan Provincial Stage (of H.G. O'Connor, 1963, AAPG Bull., v. 47, p. 1873-1877).

Source: Publication.


Map showing publication footprint
  • Usage in publication:
    • Aspinwall Limestone Member*
  • Modifications:
    • Biostratigraphic dating
    • Areal extent
  • AAPG geologic province:
    • Chautauqua platform
    • Cherokee basin
    • Forest City basin
    • Nemaha anticline
Publication:

Boardman, D.R., II, Wardlaw, B.R., and Nestell, M.K., 2009, Stratigraphy and conodont biostratigraphy of the uppermost Carboniferous and Lower Permian from the North American Midcontinent: Kansas Geological Survey Bulletin, no. 255, 253 p.


Summary:

Aspinwall Limestone Member of Onaga Shale of Admire Group. Overlies Towle Shale Member and underlies Hawxby Shale Member, both of Onaga. Where Hawxby is absent, underlies Falls City Limestone of Admire. Conodont species association indicates the ADETOGNATHUS-SWEETOGNATHUS biofacies; nearshore marine depositional environment. Age is Late Pennsylvanian (late Gzhelian; STREPTOGNATHODUS BELLUS conodont zone).
Described from measured sections in Chautauqua, Greenwood, Pottawatomie, and Wabaunsee Counties, eastern Kansas, and Osage County, northern Oklahoma. (Locs. 1, 2, 3, A2, A12, A15, A20, A26.)

Source: Publication.


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