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Geologic Unit: Beil

Usage:

Beil Member of Lecompton Limestone of Shawnee Group (KS*,NE*)
Beil Limestone Member of Lecompton Limestone of Shawnee Group (KS)
Beil Limestone Member of Lecompton Formation of Shawnee Group (IA,MO)
Beil Limestone Member of Lecompton Limestone of Ada Group (OK)


Geologic age:

Late Pennsylvanian (Virgilian)*


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

Type locality: Beil Farm, on Missouri River bluffs near mouth of Kenosha Creek, 2 mi south and 1 mi east of Rock Bluff, Cass Co., NE. Named from Beil Farm (Moore, 1936).


AAPG geologic province:

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 ([ ]).