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Title:Geologic and geochemical studies of the New Albany Group (Devonian black shale) in Illinois to evaluate its characteristics as a source of hydrocarbons. Quarterly progress report, October 1-December 31, 1979
Author(s):Bergstrom, Robert E.; Shimp, Neil F.
Subject(s):Fossil fuels
New Albany shale
Petroleum
Abstract:This project is a detailed analysis of the lithology, stratigraphy, and structure of the New Albany Group in Illinois to determine those characteristics of lithology, thickness, regional distribution, vertical and lateral variability, and deformation that are most relevant to the occurrence of hydrocarbons. Research is reported for this quarter in the following areas: coordination of stratigraphic maps, mineralogic and petrographic characterization, physical properties of Devonian black shale, quantitative determination of major, minor, and trace elements in shales, inorganic/organic associations of trace elements in black shales, mode of occurrence and relative distribution of hydrocarbon phases in shale, and adsorption/desorption studies of gases through shales. 6 figures, 7 tables.
Issue Date:1980
Publisher:Champaign, IL: Illinois State Geological Survey, Prairie Research Institute
Genre:Technical Report
Type:Text
Language:English
URI:http://hdl.handle.net/2142/106943
DOI:10.2172/5560768
Sponsor:Work performed under DOE contract EY-76-C-05-5203
Date Available in IDEALS:2020-04-27


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