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Geologic Unit: Shoemaker

Usage:

Shoemaker Limestone Member of Cass Limestone of Douglas Group (IA,NE)
Shoemaker Limestone Member of Cass Formation of Douglas Group (MO)


Geologic age:

Late Pennsylvanian (Virgilian)


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

West of Shoemaker Bridge along-side Shoemaker Farm, about 2.5 to 3 mi northwest of Nehawka, Cass Co., southeastern NE. Named from Shoemaker farm and Shoemaker Bridge (Condra, 1927, 1949).
Reference section: in cutbank on Pigeon Creek at Pigeon Hill Wildlife area, 1200 ft south of abandoned RR bed, and 800 ft east of bridge on I-29, in SW/4 NW/4 NW/4 sec. 24, T. 56 N., R. 35 W., 3 mi south of intersection of I-29 and I-229, and 8 mi southeast of St. Joseph City Hall, St. Joseph South 7.5-min quadrangle, Buchanan Co., MO. Best exposure is on the north side of the abandoned RR line (Gentile and Thompson, 2004).


AAPG geologic province:

Forest City basin
Nemaha anticline
Salina basin


For more information, please contact Nancy Stamm, Geologic Names Committee Secretary.

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