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Rock cores from Wisconsin - Flambeau Mine


Rock cores from Wi - Flambeau Mine. The Flambeau Core is a sub-collection of WGNHS’s collection of rock core. It consists of 1490 boxes taken from 50 holes drilled in Anomaly 22 of the Flambeau Mine site near Ladysmith in Rusk County, Wisconsin. These core samples have been thoroughly inventoried, logged, photographed, and evaluated for pyrite degradation. Logs, photographs and other metadata are available to researchers upon request. The subject of an FY2015 data preservation project, this core is represented by much more extensive metadata than is the rest of the core in our repository. This data preservation work also resulted in re-evaluation of the geochemistry and petrography of the ore body in Anomaly 22 and its host [...]

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Contact Archivist, 3817 Mineral Point Road, Madison, WI  (608)262 1705


The Wisconsin Geological and Natural History Survey does not loan core but it is part of the Survey's mission to preserve, maintain, and provide access to its sample collection. Exceptions require permission of the Director of the Survey.


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