Du Bois, Pawnee Co., Nebraska, USA
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||40° 2' 4'' North , 96° 2' 54'' West|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||40.03472,-96.04834|
|Köppen climate type:||Dfa : Hot-summer humid continental climate|
Fossiliferous concretions from Severy shale.
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4 valid minerals.
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252.17 - 541 Ma
|Paleozoic sedimentary rocks|
Age: Paleozoic (252.17 - 541 Ma)
Lithology: Sedimentary rocks
Reference: Chorlton, L.B. Generalized geology of the world: bedrock domains and major faults in GIS format: a small-scale world geology map with an extended geological attribute database. doi: 10.4095/223767. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 5529. 
298.9 - 323.2 Ma
Age: Pennsylvanian (298.9 - 323.2 Ma)
Stratigraphic Name: Wabaunsee Group
Description: Shale, sandstone, and interbedded limestone. Shale is light gray to dark gray, greenish gray, red, or black; contains very thin layers of siltstone; locally very fossiliferous, carbonaceous. Sandstone is brownish gray to yellowish gray, or gray, argillaceous , and micaceous. Limestone is dark gray to medium gray, yellowish gray, thin bedded to thick bedded; very fossiliferous. Contains coal beds less than 1 ft. thick. Approx. max thickness 300 ft
Comments: Includes in decending order: Wood Siding Formation, Root Shale, Stotler Limestone, Pillsbury Shale, Zeandale Limestone, Willard Shale, Emporia Limestone, Auburn Shale, Wakarusa Limestone, Solider Creek Shale, Burlingame Limestone, Scronton Shale, Howard Limestone, and Severy Shale.
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.