|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||40° 3' 0'' North , 96° 48' 12'' West|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||40.05000,-96.80333|
|Köppen climate type:||Dfa : Hot-summer humid continental climate|
A populated place.
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2 valid minerals.
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252.17 - 298.9 Ma
Age: Permian (252.17 - 298.9 Ma)
Stratigraphic Name: Chase Group
Description: Limestone and shale. Limestone is light gray to dark gray, yellowish gray to pale yellowish brown. Two limestones in the upper part are thin bedded to medium bedded, argillaceous, cherty and fossiliferous; two limestones in the lower part are medium to massive bedded, very cherty, and fossiliferous. Shale is gray, green, red, redish brown, calcareous, arenaceous, fossiliferous; locally fissile. Approx. max thickness 300 ft.
Comments: Upper part of Big Blue Series - Includes in decending order: Nolans Limestone, Odell Shale, Winfield Limestone, Gage Shale, Towanda Limestone, Holmesville Shale, Barneston Limestone, Blue Springs Shale, Kinney Limestone, Wymore Shale, and Wreford Limestone.
Reference: Horton, J.D., C.A. San Juan, and D.B. Stoeser. The State Geologic Map Compilation (SGMC) geodatabase of the conterminous United States. doi: 10.3133/ds1052. U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 1052. 
Localities in this Region
- Gage Co.