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Geologic Unit: Burlingame

Usage:

Burlingame Limestone Member of Bern Limestone of Wabaunsee Group (KS*,MO*)
Burlingame Limestone Member of Bern Formation of Wabaunsee Group (IA)
Burlingame Limestone Member of Bern Limestone of Ada Group (OK)
Burlingame Formation of Wabaunsee Group (NE)
Burlingame Limestone Member of Bern Limestone of /Nemaha subgroup [informal] of Wabaunsee Group (KS)
Burlingame Limestone Member of Bern Formation of /Nemaha subgroup [informal] of Wabaunsee Group (MO)

["Subgroup" not recognized as a formal stratigraphic rank term (CSN, 1933; ACSN, 1961, 1970; NACSN, 1983, 2005). Nemaha subgroup considered informal and should not be capitalized.]


Subunits:

FORMATION STATUS (alphabetical) --all in KS,NE: South Fork Member, Taylor Branch Member, Winnebago Shale Member.


Geologic age:

Late Pennsylvanian (Virgilian)*


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

Burlingame, Osage Co., KS. Limestone makes a prominent escarpment that crosses west part of Burlingame (Hall, 1896).


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 ([ ]).