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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 T 7 R10E, SW Section 30
Depth: 60.1 ft
Formation: Tunnel City
Lithology: Maroon, fine- to very fine-grained, well sorted, rounded to well rounded, well-cemented quartz arenite with 3-7% isolated glauconite grains and dolomite cement with 30-60% yellow, medium- to fine-grained quartz arenite burrows with dolomite and minor ankerite cement and 5-10% isolated glauconite grains

Measured parameters

Dry density: 2.41 g/cm3
Wet density: 2.54 g/cm3
Grain density: 2.79 g/cm3
Porosity: 0.14

Core photos
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core side view core top view

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