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Porosity

core location (Dane County) shown on bedrock map of Wisconsin

General core data

WGNHS ID: 13001466
Site name: NS-2
Location: Dane County T7 R10E, SW Section 30
Depth: 118.3 ft
Formation: Tunnel City
Lithology: Light tan, fine- to medium-grained, well sorted, rounded to well rounded, moderately cemented quartz arenite with 1-3% isolated glauconite grains, dolomite cement, and very minor component of iron oxide as grain coatings

Measured parameters

Dry density: 1.88 g/cm3
Wet density: 2.18 g/cm3
Grain density: 2.7 g/cm3
Porosity: 0.3

Core photos
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core side view core top view

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