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  • Usage in publication:
    • Five Point limestone member
  • Modifications:
    • Overview

Map showing publication footprint
  • Usage in publication:
    • Five Point limestone
  • Modifications:
    • Principal reference
    • Revised
  • Dominant lithology:
    • Limestone
  • 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. 5. Five Point limestone of Admire group. Was named from exposures in Five Point Valley, Richardson Co., NE. Has been traced south through Kansas to Oklahoma, and is recognized by Kansas Survey. Thickness 1 to 3 feet. Age is considered Permian (lower part of Big Blue).

Source: US geologic names lexicon (USGS Bull. 896, p. 736); GNC KS-NE Pennsylvanian Corr. Chart, sheet 2, Oct. 1936.


Map showing publication footprint
  • Usage in publication:
    • Five Point limestone
  • Modifications:
    • Age modified
Publication:

Moore, R.C., 1936, Stratigraphic classification of the Pennsylvanian rocks of Kansas: Kansas Geological Survey Bulletin, no. 22, 256 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 2


Summary:

Five Point limestone of Admire group. Transferred all beds above Brownville limestone to Permian. (See "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.)
[This change in Permian-Pennsylvanian boundary has not been considered by the USGS for its publications (ca. 1938).]

Source: US geologic names lexicon (USGS Bull. 896, p. 736); GNC KS-NE Pennsylvanian Corr. Chart, sheet 2, Oct. 1936.


Map showing publication footprint
  • Usage in publication:
    • Five Point limestone
  • Modifications:
    • Principal reference
  • AAPG geologic province:
    • Forest City basin
Publication:

Wilmarth, M.G., 1936, [Selected Geologic Names Committee remarks (ca. 1935-1938) on Carboniferous and Permian rocks of the Midcontinent], IN Wilmarth, M.G., 1938, Lexicon of geologic names of the United States (including Alaska): U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin, 896, pts. 1-2, 2396 p.


Summary:

E.C. Reed (Asst. State Geol. Nebraska), 1936 (letter dated Oct. 16) states type locality of Five Point limestone is Five Point Creek, near Five Point School, in sec. 25, T. 1 N., R. 15 E., Richardson Co., NE, 2 mi south and 4.5 mi west of Falls City.

Source: US geologic names lexicon (USGS Bull. 896, p. 736).


Map showing publication footprint
  • Usage in publication:
    • Five Point 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). Five Point limestone member of Janesville shale. Reallocated to member status in Janesville shale (new). Underlies Hamlin shale member; overlies West Branch shale member. Age is Early Permian (Wolfcampian).

Source: US geologic names lexicon (USGS Bull. 1200, p. 1360).


Map showing publication footprint
  • Usage in publication:
    • Five Point 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:

Five Point Limestone Member of Janesville Shale of Admire Group. Overlies West Branch Shale Member and underlies Hamlin Shale Member, both of Janesville. Conodont species association indicates the STREPTOGNATHODUS biofacies; nearshore marine depositional environment. Age is Late Pennsylvanian (late Gzhelian; STREPTOGNATHODUS FLEXUOSUS conodont zone).
Described from measured sections in Cowley, Greenwood, Pottawatomie, and Wabaunsee Counties, eastern Kansas, and Osage County, northern Oklahoma. (Locs. 1, 2, 4, A1, A11, A16, A17, A19, A25, A26.)

Source: Publication.


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