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Collection of Rock cuttings from NM

Summary

Our cuttings collection consists of drill cuttings from 16,639 well stored in 50,733 boxes. There are 7,293,750 samples representing 73,349,952 ft of wellbore. The collection is stored indoors in a cooled, but not heated, facility. Our cuttings collection consists of drill cuttings from 16,639 wells stored in 50,733 boxes. There are 7,293,750 samples representing 73,349,952 ft of drill hole. Although most cuttings are from wells drilled in New Mexico, a very small percentage are from neighboring states of Arizona, Utah, Colorado, Texas and Chihuahua Mexico. The collection sees continual and steady use. Storage space is 90+% full which will limit our ability to accept large donations of cuttings in the future.

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metadata.xml 2.63 KB
25_145325_P744_Cuttings.csv 405.31 KB
20110728_143848_NM_P744_NMCuttingsa_Fixed_Piped.csv 6.31 MB

Material Request Instructions

Cuttings may examined onsite in a room equipped with micrsopes for sample examination or they may be shipped to a location.

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<div> Record loaded as part of the file import <a href="http://data.usgs.gov/resources/2010/06/25_145325_P744_Cuttings.csv"> P744_Cuttings.csv</a> on 25-JUN-10 02.53.25.892000 PM by <a href="https://my.usgs.gov/catalog/Global/catalogParty/show/14967">Amy Trivitt-Kracke</a> </div>

Additional Information

Identifiers

Type Scheme Key
sourceSystem CSC 1087985
UniqueKey State Inventory P744

NGGDPP Collection Extension

primaryPurposes
Research (Research, http://www.sciencebase.gov/vocab/category/NGGDPP/collection/primaryPurpose)
Reference (Reference, http://www.sciencebase.gov/vocab/category/NGGDPP/collection/primaryPurpose)
Mineral Exploration (Mineral Exploration, http://www.sciencebase.gov/vocab/category/NGGDPP/collection/primaryPurpose)
Oil & Gas Exploration (Oil & Gas Exploration, http://www.sciencebase.gov/vocab/category/NGGDPP/collection/primaryPurpose)
Mineral Exploration (Mineral Exploration, http://www.sciencebase.gov/vocab/category/NGGDPP/collection/primaryPurpose)
Teaching (Teaching, http://www.sciencebase.gov/vocab/category/NGGDPP/collection/primaryPurpose)
collectionTypes
Physical Geoscience (Physical Geoscience, http://www.sciencebase.gov/vocab/category/NGGDPP/collection/type)
collectionCategories
Rock cuttings (Rock cuttings, http://www.sciencebase.gov/vocab/category/NGGDPP/collection/category)
usageTrendThe use of our cuttings collection has doubled in the past 5 years and appears to keep increasing.
userGroups
Universities (Universities, http://www.sciencebase.gov/vocab/category/NGGDPP/collection/userGroup)
Professional Researchers (Professional Researchers, http://www.sciencebase.gov/vocab/category/NGGDPP/collection/userGroup)
Regulatory Agencies (Regulatory Agencies, http://www.sciencebase.gov/vocab/category/NGGDPP/collection/userGroup)
Other Government Agencies (Other Government Agencies, http://www.sciencebase.gov/vocab/category/NGGDPP/collection/userGroup)
Private Sector (Private Sector, http://www.sciencebase.gov/vocab/category/NGGDPP/collection/userGroup)
unitItems (Items, http://www.sciencebase.gov/vocab/category/NGGDPP/collection/unit)
collectionGrowthNo
size50733

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