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  • Usage in publication:
    • Reserve shale member
  • Modifications:
    • Original reference
  • Dominant lithology:
    • Shale
  • 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, 9. Reserve shale. Middle member of Falls City limestone formation of Admire group. Is blue-gray, argillaceous, and about 4.5 feet thick. Underlies Lehmer limestone member and overlies Miles limestone member. Age is considered Permian (lower part of Big Blue).
Type locality: in upland near State line, northwest of Reserve, [Brown Co.], northeastern KS.

Source: US geologic names lexicon (USGS Bull. 896, p. 1799); GNC KS-NE Pennsylvanian Corr. Chart, sheet 2, Oct. 1936.


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