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Geologic Unit: Cement City

Usage:

Cement City Limestone Member of Dewey Formation of Kansas City Group (IA)
Cement City Member of Dewey Limestone of Kansas City Group (NE*?)
Cement City Limestone Member of Drum Limestone of Kansas City Group (NE*?,MO*)
Cement City Limestone Member of Chanute Shale (KS*,NE?)
Cement City Limestone Member of Dewey Formation of /Linn subgroup [informal] of Kansas City Group (MO)

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


Geologic age:

Late Pennsylvanian (Missourian)*


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

In cement plant quarry at Cement City [along Missouri River, northeast of Kansas City, Liberty 7.5-min quadrangle], Jackson Co., northwestern MO (Condra, 1949).
Named from Cement City (Hinds and Greene, 1915).
Reference section: in west-facing embankment on Kansas City Southern RR, 200 ft south of abandoned crossing of the tracks on a now-closed east-west gravel road, 3 mi north of Cleveland, in NW/4 NW/4 SW/4 sec. 16, T. 45 N., R. 33 W., West Line 7.5-min quadrangle, Cass Co., MO (Gentile and Thompson, 2004).


AAPG geologic province:

Forest City basin*
Salina basin*


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 ([ ]).