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Geologic Unit: Wyandotte

Usage:

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


Subunits:

(alphabetical): Argentine Limestone Member (MO) or Argentine Member (IA*,KS*,NE*), Farley Limestone Member (MO) or Farley Member (IA*,KS*,MO*,NE*), Frisbie Limestone Member (MO) or Frisbie Member (IA*,KS*,NE*), Island Creek Shale Member (IA*,KS*,MO,NE*), Quindaro Shale Member (IA*,KS*,MO,NE*).


Geologic age:

Late Pennsylvanian (Missourian)*


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

Not designated (Moore, 1932).


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 ([ ]).