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  • Usage in publication:
    • Eiss limestone
  • Modifications:
    • Original reference
  • AAPG geologic province:
    • Nemaha anticline
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. 229, 233, 234, 235, 237. Eiss limestone in Garrison shale member of Council Grove formation. Consists of (descending): (1) dark-gray, siliceous, hard, massive, 1 foot-3 inches to 2 feet; (2) shale, bluish, argillaceous, with fine calcareous material, very fossiliferous, 7 feet; (3) limestone, dark-gray, earthy, hard on exposure, 1 foot-4 inches. Total thickness 9 to 10 feet. Underlies Easly Creek shale and overlies Stearns shale. Age is Permian. Report includes cross sections, measured sections, geologic maps, stratigraphic tables.
Named from Eiss farm, south of Humboldt. Recognized in eastern Kansas and southeastern Nebraska.

Source: Publication; US geologic names lexicon (USGS Bull. 896, p. 664-665).


Map showing publication footprint
  • Usage in publication:
    • Eiss limestone member
  • Modifications:
    • Principal reference
    • Revised
  • AAPG geologic province:
    • Nemaha anticline
Publication:

Condra, G.E., and Upp, J.E., 1931, Correlation of the Big Blue series in Nebraska: Nebraska Geological Survey Bulletin, 2nd series, no. 6, 74 p., See also "Modern classifications of the Permian rocks of Kansas and Nebraska," compiled by M.G. Wilmarth, Secretary of Committee on Geologic Names, USGS unpub. corr. chart, Oct. 1936, 1 sheet


Summary:

Pg. 19. Eiss limestone member of Garrison formation of Council Grove group. Thickness 9 to 10 feet. Underlies Hooser shale member and overlies Stearns shale member, both of Garrison. Age is Permian (Big Blue).
Type exposure: in SE/4 sec. 3, T. 1 N. R. 13 E., on Eiss farm, 8 mi south of Humboldt, [Richardson Co.], southeastern NE.

Source: US geologic names lexicon (USGS Bull. 896, p. 664-665); GNC KS-NE Permian Corr. Chart, Oct. 1936.


Map showing publication footprint
  • Usage in publication:
    • Eiss limestone member
  • 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. 7. Eiss limestone member of Bader limestone formation of Council Grove group. Consists of (descending): (1) grayish limestone, 1.25 to 2 feet; (2) olive argillaceous shale, 5 to 7 feet; (3) dark gray shaly limestone, 1.5 to 2 feet. Thickness 9.5 feet. Occurs above Stearns shale formation and below Hooser shale member of Bader. Age is Permian. [See also under Bader.]

Source: Publication; US geologic names lexicon (USGS Bull. 896, p. 664-665); GNC KS-NE Permian Corr. Chart, Oct. 1936.


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

Jewett, J.M., 1941, The geology of Riley and Geary Counties, Kansas: Kansas Geological Survey Bulletin, no. 39, 164 p. [Available online from the Kansas Geological Survey: http://www.kgs.ku.edu/General/Geology/Riley]


Summary:

Pg. 61, 62. Rank reduced to member status in Bader limestone. Underlies Hooser shale member; overlies Stearns shale.

Source: US geologic names lexicon (USGS Bull. 1200, p. 1221).


Map showing publication footprint
  • Usage in publication:
    • Eiss limestone member
  • Modifications:
    • Areal extent
  • AAPG geologic province:
    • Forest City basin
Publication:

Mudge, M.R., and Burton, R.H., 1959, Geology of Wabaunsee County, Kansas: U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin, 1068, 210 p., (incl. geologic map, scale 1:63,360)


Summary:

Pg. 78-79, pls. Thickness about 10.9 feet in Wabaunsee County, Kansas. Generally, consists of two shale beds of limestone and thin bed of shale. Underlies Hosser shale member; overlies Stearns shale.

Source: US geologic names lexicon (USGS Bull. 1200, p. 1221).


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