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Data: Porosity and density measurements

Porosities and densities of Wisconsin’s aquifers and aquitards. (View more details about each sample by clicking on images at left.)

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

 

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