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Collection of rock cuttings from Arizona


This collection consists of rock chips in vials and plastic bags. The material is stored in vials and was collected mostly from water wells, and has been washed. Material stored in plastic bags, mostly from oil and gas wells, is not washed and is stored in boxes. The collection includes cuttings from 5078 water wells, and 635 oil and gas wells.

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metadata.xml 2.5 KB application/xml
10:02:09_100949_nggdpp_azgs_borehole_P1435.xml 1.99 MB application/xml

Material Request Instructions

Please contact Arizona Geological Survey to inquire about this collection.

Arizona Geological Survey
Street Address: 1520 West Adams St
City: Phoenix
Postal Code: 85007
Country: USA
Phone: 602-771-1601

Appointments are encouraged.


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<p>This collection record was derived from a survey of State Geological Survey organizations conducted under the National Geological and Geophysical Data Preservation Program. Final Harvest from State Inventory on Fri Nov 12 16:20:13 CST 2010</p>

Additional Information


Type Scheme Key
sourceSystem CSC 1553790
UniqueKey State Inventory P1435

NGGDPP Collection Extension

collectionGrowth<p> No</p>
usageTrend<p> If the resource was better cataloged, with digitized borehole locations, and discoverable, we'd probably see significantly more use.</p>

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