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Porosity

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

General core data

WGNHS ID: 33000331
Site name: UPH-1
Location: Stephenson County, Illinois, T29 R6E, NE, SE Section 18 (near Lafayette County, WI)
Depth: 1444 ft
Formation: Mt. Simon
Lithology: White with pink spots, fine- to very coarse-grained, moderately sorted, subrounded to rounded, very well-cemented quartz arenite with silica cement; pink spots are perhaps burrow fills

Measured parameters

Dry density: 2.15 g/cm3
Wet density: 2.34 g/cm3
Grain density: 2.65 g/cm3
Porosity: 0.19

Core photos
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core side view core top view

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