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Upper Permian Rocks

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Figure 6

Figure 6--Generalized lithology of outcropping post-Wolfcampian Permian rocks of Kansas, arranged by formation.

Wellington (base) is thickest, mostly shale and silty shale; Ninnescah is next up, mostly shale and silty shale but more siltstone; Harper and Salt Plain are mostly siltstone with some shale; Cedar Hills is mostly sandstone; Flowerpot is mostly shale; above is Blain (gypsum or evaporite); tops are Dog Creek, Whitehorse, Day Creek, and Taloga.

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Kansas Geological Survey, Geology
Placed on web Aug. 25, 2006; originally published May. 1955.
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