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  • Usage in publication:
    • Winzeler shale member
  • Modifications:
    • Original reference
  • Dominant lithology:
    • Shale
  • AAPG geologic province:
    • Cherokee basin
Publication:

Moore, R.C., 1932, A reclassification of the Pennsylvanian system in the northern Midcontinent region, IN Carboniferous rocks of eastern Kansas, eastern Nebraska, and western Missouri: Kansas Geological Society Guidebook for the Annual Field Conference, August 28-September 3, 1932, no. 6, p. 79-98., 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:

Pg. 94, 96. Winzeler shale member of Howard limestone of Wabaunsee group. Occurs above Church limestone member and below White Utopia limestone member, both of Howard. Age is Late Pennsylvanian (Virgil). [See under Bachelor Creek limestone. On p. 20 Winzeler shale is described as consisting of 5 feet of light-bluish sandy shale; on p. 21 it is described as 3.15 feet of yellowish-gray clayey calcaerous shale.]

Source: US geologic names lexicon (USGS Bull. 896, p. 2355); GNC KS-NE Pennsylvanian Corr. Chart, sheet 2, Oct. 1936.


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