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Rock properties: Porosity and density measurements


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Table 1. Porosities and densities of Wisconsin’s aquifers and aquitards. (Sort data by clicking on column header; view more details about each sample by clicking on links at far right.)

WGNHS ID Site name Formation Lithology Depth (ft) Porosity Dry density (g/cm3) Wet density (g/cm3) Grain density (g/cm3) Core data, photos
13001466 NS-2 Tunnel City sandstone 60.1 0.14 2.41 2.54 2.79 more
13001466 NS-2 Tunnel City sandstone 60.2 0.28 1.93 2.21 2.67 more
13001466 NS-2 Tunnel City sandstone 118.3 0.30 1.88 2.18 2.70 more
13001467 NS-3 Eau Claire shale 288.4 0.15 2.29 2.43 2.68 more
13001467 NS-3 Eau Claire shale 295.2 0.12 2.41 2.53 2.74 more
13001467 NS-3 Eau Claire shale 295.8 0.08 2.57 2.65 2.79 more
33000331 UPH-1 St. Peter sandstone 222.0 0.22 2.06 2.28 2.65 more
33000331 UPH-1 Jordan sandstone 531.0 0.21 2.09 2.30 2.65 more
33000331 UPH-1 St. Lawrence dolomite 618.0 0.05 2.69 2.74 2.83 more
33000331 UPH-1 Tunnel City sandstone 644.0 0.18 2.22 2.40 2.70 more
33000331 UPH-1 Wonewoc sandstone 735.0 0.20 2.12 2.32 2.65 more
33000331 UPH-1 Wonewoc sandstone 840.0 0.27 1.93 2.20 2.66 more
33000331 UPH-1 Eau Claire shale 854.0 0.11 2.43 2.54 2.73 more
33000331 UPH-1 Mt. Simon sandstone 927.0 0.18 2.31 2.49 2.81 more
33000331 UPH-1 Mt. Simon sandstone 1128.0 0.20 2.13 2.33 2.65 more
33000331 UPH-1 Mt. Simon sandstone 1444.0 0.19 2.15 2.34 2.65 more
33000331 UPH-1 Mt. Simon sandstone 1982.0 0.11 2.35 2.46 2.65 more
48000168 Langer Platteville dolomite 127.8 0.06 2.69 2.75 2.86 more
48000168 Langer St. Peter sandstone 146.5 0.20 2.13 2.33 2.65 more
52000415 3-21-13z1 Galena dolomite 575.0 0.04 2.72 2.76 2.83 more
52000415 3-21-13z1 Platteville dolomite 740.0 0.05 2.70 2.75 2.85 more
52000415 3-21-13z1 St. Peter sandstone 853.0 0.19 2.14 2.33 2.65 more
60000086 VD #1 Silurian dolomite 684.0 0.03 2.75 2.78 2.83 more
60000086 VD #1 Maquoketa shale 753.0 0.08 2.58 2.66 2.80 more
60000086 VD #1 Galena dolomite 1070.0 0.05 2.69 2.74 2.84 more
60000086 VD #1 Platteville dolomite 1142.0 0.02 2.77 2.79 2.83 more
60000086 VD #1 St. Peter sandstone 1295.0 0.12 2.33 2.45 2.65 more
60000086 VD #1 Tunnel City sandstone 1388.0 0.17 2.20 2.37 2.65 more
60000086 VD #1 Wonewoc sandstone 1470.0 0.14 2.27 2.42 2.66 more
60000086 VD #1 Eau Claire sandstone 1542.0 0.17 2.26 2.43 2.73 more

 


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