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Geologic Unit: Quindaro

Usage:

Quindaro Shale Member of Wyandotte Limestone of Kansas City Group (IA*,KS*,MO,NE*)
Quindaro Shale Member of Wyandotte Formation of Kansas City Group (IA,MO)
Quindaro Shale Member of Lane Shale of /Zarah subgroup [informal] of Kansas City Group (KS)

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


Geologic age:

Late Pennsylvanian (Missourian)*


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

Named from a political Twp. in Wyandotte Co., eastern KS. Typically exposed in floor of Boyn's quarry, near northwest corner of sec. 30, T. 10 S., R. 25 E. (Newell, 1935).


AAPG geologic province:

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 ([ ]).