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Geologic Unit: Englevale

Usage:

Englevale Sandstone Member of Labette Shale of Marmaton Group (KS*,OK)
Englevale Sandstone Member of Labette Shale of /Appanoose subgroup [informal] of Marmaton Group (MO)

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


Geologic age:

Middle Pennsylvanian (Desmoinesian)*


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

Best exposed in vicinity of Englevale, Crawford Co., southeastern KS, along north-south road on east side of town and along east-west road 0.5 mi north of town, in southeast corner sec. 13, T. 28 S., R. 24 E. (Pierce and Courtier, 1935; Gentile and Thompson, 2004).
Reference section (subsurface): drill core in S/2 SW/4 SE/4 NE/4 sec. 22, 2000 ft northeast of the waterfall, on east side of Highway 71 at intersection with old 87th St., Kansas City, Grandview 7.5-min quadrangle, Jackson Co., MO (Gentile and Thompson, 2004).


AAPG geologic province:

Cherokee 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 ([ ]).