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Sulfide mineralization and magnetization, Cement oil field, Oklahoma

Proceedings of a symposium held April 5-6, 1988, at Norman, Oklahoma; cosponsored by the Oklahoma Geological Survey and the U.S. Geological Survey
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Abstract

Geochemical, petrographic, and rock-magnetic studies were undertaken to investigate possible sources for reported positive aeromagnetic anomalies over the Cement oil field, Oklahoma. Ferrimagnetic pyrrhotite (monoclinic, Fe7S8 ), intergrown with more-abundant, nonmagnetic pyrite (FeS2), is present in well-cutting, core, and quarry samples at Cement, and it is the only identified source of possible enhanced magnetization in rocks over the field. Magnetite, found only in well cuttings from Cement, is contamination from drilling. Magnetite was considered previously by others to be the source of magnetic anomalies at Cement.

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Publication type:
Book chapter
Publication Subtype:
Book Chapter
Title:
Sulfide mineralization and magnetization, Cement oil field, Oklahoma
Series number:
90
Year Published:
1989
Language:
English
Publisher:
Oklahoma Geological Survey
Publisher location:
Norman, OK
Description:
1 p.
Larger Work Type:
Report
Larger Work Subtype:
Other Government Series
Larger Work Title:
Anadarko Basin symposium, 1988 (Circular 90)
First page:
209
Last page:
209
Country:
United States
State:
Oklahoma