ASTM WK43790

    Work Item: ASTM WK43790 - Revision of D7708 - 11 Standard Test Method for Microscopical Determination of the Reflectance of Vitrinite Dispersed in Sedimentary Rocks

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    Active Standard: D7708 - 11

    Developed by Subcommittee: D05.28 | Committee D05 | Contact Staff Manager

    1. Rationale

    Petrographers participating in ILS 897 (to establish a precision statement for D7708) reported their results in widely varying formats, resulting in a range of data quality. The recording template balloted herein is intended to serve as an example which will help to standardize reporting.


    dispersed organic matter; gas; hydrocarbons; oil; thermal maturity; vitrinite reflectance:;
    Citing ASTM Standards
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    Technical Contact:
    Paul Hackley


    D05 (14-02)

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