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Geologic Unit: Drum

Usage:

Drum Limestone of Kansas City Group (IA*,KS*,MO*,NE*)


Subunits:

(alphabetical): Cement City Limestone Member (NE?,MO*), Corbin City Member (KS), Corbin City Limestone Member (IA), Dewey Member (KS), P.W.A. Quarry Member (IA,NE), Richfield Quarry Shale Member (IA,NE).


Geologic age:

Late Pennsylvanian (Missourian)*


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

Named from Drum Creek, Montgomery Co., southeastern KS (Adams, 1903).
Type locality: along highway east of Independence, Kansas, and at cement plant in northwestern part sec. 4, T. 33 S., R. 16 E. (Condra, 1949).


AAPG geologic province:

Cherokee basin*
Iowa shelf*
Forest City 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 ([ ]).