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Table 1

Table 1--Chemical analyses of selected outcropping limestone from Osage County. (Analyzed under the supervision of Russell T. Runnels in State Geological Survey laboratories.)

Stratigraphic unit,
thickness,
and type of sample
Location SiO2 Al2O3(1) Fe2O3 CaO MgO P2O5 SO3 Ignition
loss
Calculated
CaCO3(2)
Calculated
MgCO3(3)
Ervine Creek Is., composite of 9.8 ft. NE NW 32-14-17E 2.77 0.85 1.32 52.12 1.03 Trace Trace 42.02 93.02 2.15
Tarikio Is., spot sample, lower 2.5 ft. SE SE 12-15-13E 5.34 1.64 2.24 49.32 0.95 0.07 Trace 38.85 87.8 1.99
Curzon Is., composite of 6 ft. of bed SE NE 27-15-15E 3.61 0.81 1.22 52.75 0.47 0.11 Trace 41.18 93.83 0.98
Ozawkie Is., composite of 11.7 ft. (without shale partings) NW NE 4-15-17E 3.87 0.82 2.73 51.28 0.88 Trace Trace 40.81 91.52 1.84
Upper Elmont Is., spot sample, 1.5ft. Bed NW NE 23-16-13E 2.17 1.57 1.42 51.73 1.32 0.1 0.47 41.9 91.44 2.76
Middle Elmont Is., spot sample, 1.5 ft. bed NW NE 23-16-13E 5.75 1.76 1.08 49.5 0.91 0.1 0.37 39.9 87.59 1.9
Lower Elmont Is., composite of 3.5 ft. bed NW NE 23-16-13E 4.89 1.06 1.21 49.43 1.38 0.06 0.32 40.73 87.7 2.89
Hartford Is., composite of 5 ft. bed NW SE 12-18-14E 0.74 0.24 0.53 54.37 0.51 0.07   43.13 96.81 1.07
Curzon Is., compostie of 5.8 ft. bed SE SW 14-18-14E 3.45 0.75 0.66 51.84 0.96 0.06 Trace 41.62 92.39 2.01
Hartford Is., upper 3.5 ft. of 8.5 tf. bed SE SW 14-18-14E 2.88 3.89 5.01 30.77 13.54 0.2 0.13 42.59 54.3 28.14(4)
Hartford Is., lower 5 ft. of 8.5 ft. bed SE SW 14-18-14E 0.82 0.25 0.67 54.56 0.53 0.08   43.07 97.11 1.11
Plattsmouth Is., composite of 20.2 ft. bed NW SW 3-18-16E 3.89 1.04 1.32 49.59 2.15 Trace 0.16 41.24 88.31 4.5

(1) Includes MnO and TiO2
(2) At 1,000 deg. C.
(3) Not corrected for small percentages of Ca in phosphates and sulfates
(4) Calculated FeCO3, 7.27


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Kansas Geological Survey, Geology
Web version April 2002. Original publication date May 1955.
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