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  • Usage in publication:
    • Hollenberg limestone member
  • Modifications:
    • Original reference
  • Dominant lithology:
    • Limestone
  • AAPG geologic province:
    • Salina basin
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. 63-66. Hollenberg limestone member of Pearl shale of Sumner group (not exposed in Nebraska). Only a few feet of basal part of Pearl shale is exposed in Nebraska, but a short distance south of State line, as between Hollenberg and Hanover, Washington County, eastern Kansas, its lower shale and a limestone capping this shale are well shown, from which we have traced them southward to near Oklahoma line. A second limestone, 18 to 20 feet above the Hollenberg bed, outcrops at some places. The lower shale member of Pearl shale is 38 to 40 feet thick in northern Kansas and about 50 feet farther south in Kansas. The Hollenberg limestone is very persistent and a good horizon marker, 3 to 4 feet thick. It is a gray fossiliferous zone which forms large yellowish flat blocks. In places it is filled with foraminifers, ostracodes, and 3 genera of small gastropods. Age is Permian (Big Blue).
Named from exposures along the Little Blue River 3.5 mi southeast of Hollenberg, northeastern Washington Co., eastern KS.

Source: US geologic names lexicon (USGS Bull. 896, p. 969); GNC KS-NE Permian Corr. Chart, Oct. 1936; supplemental information from GNU records (USGS DDS-6; Denver GNULEX).


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

Moore, R.C., 1936, Pennsylvanian and lower "Permian" rocks of the Kansas-Missouri region: Kansas Geological Society Guidebook for the Annual Field Conference, no. 10, p. 7-73., 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. 12. Hollenberg limestone member of Donegal limestone of Sumner group. Restricted Pearl shale to beds beneath this limestone, applied Newbern shale to beds overlying this limestone, and treated the limestone and his Newbern shale as lower part of Donegal limestone (new). Age is Permian.

Source: US geologic names lexicon (USGS Bull. 896, p. 969); GNC KS-NE Permian Corr. Chart, Oct. 1936).


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

Ver Wiebe, W.A., 1937, The Wellington formation of central Kansas: Wichita Municipal University Bulletin, v. 12, no. 5, p. 3-18.


Summary:

Pg. 40-41. Holdrege limestone member of Wellington formation of Sumner group. Included in Wellington formation. Age is Early Permian (Leonard).

Source: US geologic names lexicon (USGS Bull. 896, p. 969).


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