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Properties of Utah Tar Sands--asphalt Wash Area, P. R. Spring Deposit.
Johnson-LA; Marchant-LC; Cupps-CQ
NTIS: PB 242 121 :11 pages
This Bureau of Mines report presents the analysis of three cores from the asphalt wash area of the p. R. Spring tar sand deposit of northeastern Utah. Two tar sand zones are indicated in the asphalt wash area. Total net thickness of the tar sand ranges from 23 to 39 ft, with occurrences between 56 and 263 ft in depth. The sand has average porosity of 24.7 pct of bulk volume, average permeability before and after extraction of 87.5 and 596 md, respectively, and average oil saturation of 58.1 pct of pore volume. Oil gravity averages 10.9 Deg api. Work done in cooperation with the University of Wyoming.
IH; Report of Investigation;
NTIS Accession No.
NTIS: PB 242 121
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