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Geologic Unit: Beattie

Usage:

Beattie Limestone of Council Grove Group (KS*,NE*,OK)
Beattie Limestone (OK)


Subunits:

(ascending) Cottonwood Limestone, Florena Shale, and Morrill Limestone Members


Geologic age:

Early Permian (Wolfcampian)*


Type section, locality, area and/or origin of name:

Named from Beattie, Marshall Co., KS (Condra and Busby, 1933).
[See also section measured by M.K. Elias, 1932, in quarries 0.5 mi west and 0.25 mi south of Beattie. Available online from the Kansas Geological Survey, "Kansas by County" Data Explorer; measured sections http://www.kgs.ku.edu/General/Geology/Measured/index.html (select Marshall Co.; T. 2 S., R. 9 E.; section 20).]


AAPG geologic province:

Cherokee basin*
Forest City basin*
Nemaha anticline*


For more information, please contact Nancy Stamm, Geologic Names Committee Secretary.

Asterisk (*) indicates usage by the U.S. Geological Survey. Other usages by state geological surveys.

"No current usage" (†) implies that a name has been abandoned or has fallen into disuse. Former usage and, if known, replacement name given in parentheses ( ).

Slash (/) indicates name does not conform with nomenclatural guidelines (CSN, 1933; ACSN, 1961, 1970; NACSN, 1983, 2005). This may be explained within brackets ([ ]).