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Collection of Rock Cores from Missouri

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Creation
2021-02-19

Summary

The Missouri Geological Survey's McCracken Core Library and Research Center contains more than 3,300 drill cores, comprising 1.4 million feet of core. The majority of cores in the repository were donated, with the remainder drilled by MGS. Cores were drilled for metallic and industrial minerals, mineral fuels, and stratigraphic and environmental studies. Repository materials are available for study; information on making an appointment and on MGS repository policy and procedures is available at https://dnr.mo.gov/geology/geosrv/geores/mccracken.htm. This dataset includes only those cores for which coordinates are available to the section level. A complete listing of holdings is available at the above website.

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core2.txt 643.71 KB text/plain
core2.txt 643.71 KB text/plain
Cores21.csv 643.71 KB text/csv

Material Request Instructions

Geological Survey Program 111 Fairgrounds Road PO Box 250 Rolla, MO 65402-0250 800-361-4827 573-368-2100

Purpose

Collection contains rock cores drilled for multiple purposes and preserves subsurface stratigraphic information from around the state.

Rights

https://dnr.mo.gov/geology/geosrv/geores/mccracken.htm

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