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Porosity

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

General core data

WGNHS ID: 48000168
Site name: Langer
Location: Pierce County T26 R18W NE, SW, NE, SW Section 12
Depth: 127.8 ft
Formation: Platteville
Lithology: Variegated light grayish tan and gray, burrowed dolomicrite with black, pyrite coated organic fragments (algae?)

Measured parameters

Dry density: 2.69 g/cm3
Wet density: 2.75 g/cm3
Grain density: 2.86 g/cm3
Porosity: 0.06

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

core side view core top view

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