Wisconsin Geological and Natural History Survey home  
 
 
Research programs at the Survey
Survey news and information
Survey publications
Data
Survey staff
About the Survey
For more information
Other earth-science sites

 

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: 531 ft
Formation: Jordan
Lithology: White to light gray, medium- to coarse-grained, well sorted, subrounded to rounded, well-cemented quartz arenite with silica and iron oxide cement. Sample is inversely graded.

Measured parameters

Dry density: 2.09 g/cm3
Wet density: 2.3 g/cm3
Grain density: 2.65 g/cm3
Porosity: 0.21

Core photos
(Click on the pictures to view high-resolution images of the core sample.)

core side view core top view

Return to porosity and density measurements table

HOME | PROGRAMS | NEWS/INFO | PUBS | DATA | STAFF | ABOUT | MORE | LINKS