Laberdie Chert

Laberdie Chert

Laberdie Chert

NSHS ID: 
001BT23
State: 
Missouri
County: 
Bates
Lithic Type: 
Laberdie Chert
Notes: 

Bert Wetherill collection, labeled "8".  The Laberdie Limestone Member is designated Coal City Limestone Member in Missouri.  Wetherhill designated this "Laberdie" because it was first reported in Kansas and to avoid confusion with Coal City Chert and Coal Creek Chert.  Collected from and abandoned (modern?) quarry.

Geology: 
Laberdie Member, Pawnee Formation, Marmaton Group, Pennsylvanian System

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