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Cuttings from drill holes located in New Mexico

New Mexico, Arizona, Utah, Colorado, Texas, and Chihuahua Mexico cuttings


Although most cuttings are from wells drilled in New Mexico there are also samples from Arizona, Utah, Colorado, Texas, and Chihuahua Mexico. The majority of the samples are petroleum there are also samples from metal, water, and core drill holes. 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. Samples are available for onsite veiwing or being placed on loan to visitors.

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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=""> P744_Cuttings.csv</a> on 25-JUN-10 PM by <a href="">Amy Trivitt-Kracke</a></div>

Additional Information


Type Scheme Key
sourceSystem CSC 1087985
UniqueKey State Inventory P744

NGGDPP Collection Extension

Research (Research,
Reference (Reference,
Mineral Exploration (Mineral Exploration,
Oil & Gas Exploration (Oil & Gas Exploration,
Mineral Exploration (Mineral Exploration,
Teaching (Teaching,
Physical Geoscience (Physical Geoscience,
Rock cuttings (Rock cuttings,
usageTrendThe use of our cuttings collection has doubled in the past 5 years and appears to keep increasing.
Universities (Universities,
Professional Researchers (Professional Researchers,
Regulatory Agencies (Regulatory Agencies,
Other Government Agencies (Other Government Agencies,
Private Sector (Private Sector,
unitItems (Items,

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