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Collection of Drill Cuttings from MD

Dates

Last Update
2019-11-29

Summary

The Maryland Geological Survey (MGS) Drill Cuttings Collection consists of washed and unwashed cuttings from drilling sites throughout Maryland. The collection includes chips from rock drillings as well as cuttings from unconsolidated Coastal Plain sediment drilling. There are approximately 2,600 boxes (15.5” x 5.5” x 3.4”) in the collection. Each box contains between 20-50 envelopes, bags, or vials of cuttings. Thanks to U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) National Geological and Geophysical Data Preservation Program (NGGDPP) grants, approximately 1,200 boxes of drill cuttings containing over 24,000 envelopes have been inventoried as of August 2019 (approximately 46% of the entire collection). The Drill Cuttings Collection is now [...]

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MGS Curator
Data Owner :
Maryland Geological Survey

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tbl_UploadMetadata_CuttingsInv2019.csv 183.59 KB

Material Request Instructions

Contact MGS (410-554-5500) to request access and more information. Generally, the collection is available only for viewing at MGS.

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Type Scheme Key
sourceSystem CSC 2203962
UniqueKey State Inventory P1532

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