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Interpretive: Mineralogy

Major element composition determined by XRF can be used to obtain mineralogy through normative calculations. Examples from a vertical and horizontal well though the Duvernay are shown respectively in Figure A and Figure B below. Values can be compared to XRD or other data obtained by the client. 

mineralogy-1Figure A.  Mineralogy from Core Analysis in the Duvernay Formation.

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Figure B.  Mineralogy from Drill Cuttings Analysis in the Duvernay Formation.