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UGS UCRC Rock Core Collection


The Utah Geological Survey's (UGS) Utah Core Research Center, established in 1951 and now occupying a 13,866-square-foot warehouse, contains the region's only publicly available and most complete collection of geologic cuttings and core from Utah. The Utah Core Research Center provides a service to all interested individuals, universities, and companies requiring direct observation of actual samples for their research or investigations, and it acts as a repository for irreplaceable geologic samples which might otherwise be discarded. Used more and more often for education and research endeavors, the Utah Core Research Center offers core workshops for oil company training sessions, geologic program short courses, college thesis work, [...]

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Peter Nielsen
Data Owner :
Utah Geological Survey

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“Collection Metadata Source File”
2.96 KB application/xml
22_152707_UDP1_core.xml 247.8 KB application/xml
26_153240_UDP1_core.xml 242.28 KB application/xml
12_143737_UDP2_core.xml 1.14 MB text/html
17_154915_UDP2_coalMaps.xml 116.34 KB text/html
20090720_083548_Samples_Core.xml 1 MB application/xml
NGGDPP Data Template CSV.csv 40.56 KB text/csv
UDP8_Core.csv 1.89 MB text/csv
UDP8_Core_reformat.csv 1.86 MB text/csv
UDP9_Core.csv 757.76 KB text/csv
UDP0_Core.csv 930.37 KB text/csv
UGP3_RockCorePhotos.xlsx 53.29 KB application/vnd.openxmlformats-officedocument.spreadsheetml.sheet

Material Request Instructions

On-line catalog is available on UGS website and collection is physically accessible by appointment.
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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 16:09:01 CST 2010

Additional Information


Type Scheme Key
sourceSystem CSC 2369696
UniqueKey State Inventory P1350

NGGDPP Collection Extension

usageTrendLong term trends includes about 4000 boxes of core per year mostly from aquisition of large collections, oil and gas and industry and oil shale core

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