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  • Usage in publication:
    • Maple Hill limestone bed
  • Modifications:
    • Original reference
  • Dominant lithology:
    • Limestone
  • 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. 80. Maple Hill limestone bed of McKissick Grove shale member of Wabaunsee formation. Bluish-gray, somewhat arenaceous irregular limestone, 2 to 4 feet thick. Forms a small fall in Maple Creek about 2 miles southwest of Maple Hill, eastern Kansas. Is well shown under Pony Creek bridge south of Falls City and at other places in southeastern Nebraska, thinning to northeast. Overlies Pierson Point shale and underlies Table Creek shale, all included in McKissick Grove shale member of Wabaunsee formation. Age is Late Pennsylvanian (Missouri age). Report includes cross sections, measured sections, geologic maps, stratigraphic tables.

Source: US geologic names lexicon (USGS Bull. 896, p. 1290); 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:
    • Maple Hill 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. 2274 (fig. 1), 2276. Maple Hill limestone member of Zeandale limestone. Rank reduced to member status in Zeandale formation (new). Overlies Wamego shale member; underlies Pillsbury shale (new), which name replaces Langdon shale. Age is Late Pennsylvanian (Virgilian).

Source: US geologic names lexicon (USGS Bull. 1200, p. 2366).


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