STP661: Megascopic Description of Coal Drill Cores

    Goscinski, JS
    Senior research engineer, associate research engineer, and associate research consultant, U.S. Steel Research Laboratory, Monroeville, Pa.

    Robinson, JW
    Senior research engineer, associate research engineer, and associate research consultant, U.S. Steel Research Laboratory, Monroeville, Pa.

    Chun, D
    Senior research engineer, associate research engineer, and associate research consultant, U.S. Steel Research Laboratory, Monroeville, Pa.

    Pages: 8    Published: Jan 1978


    Abstract

    The U.S. Steel Research Laboratory employs a system of logging and describing coal drill-core samples which provides a permanent record of the lithologic variations in a coal bed. This paper outlines the procedure used for the megascopic description of coal drill-core sample.

    Keywords:

    coal, coal core, descriptive log, luster, density (mass/volume), accessories, computers


    Paper ID: STP35766S

    Committee/Subcommittee: D05.28

    DOI: 10.1520/STP35766S


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