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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: 644 ft
Formation: Tunnel City
Lithology: Light gray, fine- to medium-grained, well sorted, subangular to rounded, very well-cemented quartz arenite with 10-20% glauconite grains, dolomite cement, patchy hematite cement, and light gray to yellow calcite burrow fills and gray discontinuous argillaceous partings

Measured parameters

Dry density: 2.22 g/cm3
Wet density: 2.4 g/cm3
Grain density: 2.7 g/cm3
Porosity: 0.18

Core photos
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core side view core top view

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