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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: 1982 ft
Formation: Mt. Simon
Lithology: Reddish brown, white, and light gray, fine- to coarse-grained, moderately sorted, subrounded to rounded, well cemented subfeldspathic arenite with 1-3% biotite grains, glauconitic argillaceous burrow fills, silica cement, and trace limonite and dolomite cements

Measured parameters

Dry density: 2.35 g/cm3
Wet density: 2.46 g/cm3
Grain density: 2.65 g/cm3
Porosity: 0.11

Core photos
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core side view core top view

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