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Table 2

Table 2--Analyses of water from typical wells in Miami County, Kansas (in parts per million, except as otherwise indicated*). (Samples analyzed by Howard A. Stoltenberg)

Well number Date of
collection
Depth
of well,
feet
Geologic
source
Temp.
(deg. F)
Silica
(SiO2)
Iron
(Fe)
Calcium
(Ca)
Magnesium
(Mg)
Sodium
(Na)
Potassium
(K)
Bicarbonate
(HCO3)
Sulfate
(SO4)
Chloride
(Cl)
Fluoride
(F)
Nitrate
(NO3)
Dissolved solids
(residue at 180 deg. C)
Hardness as CaCO3 Specific conductance
(micromhos at 25 deg. C)
Carbonate Noncarbonate
15-21-35abb 8/16/62 23.2 Stanton Limestone 67 14 0.06 126 45 32 7.8 388 187 24 0.3 32 659 318 182 1110
15-22-33bbb 7/18/62 49.2 Wyandotte Limestone 74 5.5 0.08 74 30 34 4.7 300 68 15 0.1 49 428 246 62 720
15-23-34bbb 7/18/62 18.5 Stanton Limestone 69 12 0.21 54 11 41 19 229 85 8 0.4 4 347 180 0 570
16-21-23aac 8/17/62 15 Stanton Limestone 61 9.5 0.2 100 8.9 28 0.6 327 16 39 0.1 6.2 369 268 18 660
16-22-15bbc 7/16/62 19.9 Wyandotte Limestone 65 14 0.38 88 23 165 1.6 547 56 112 0.2 28 757 314 0 1270
16-22-34bca 8/17/62 Spring Stanton Limestone 59 11 0.05 89 18 15 1 344 28 7 0.1 5.8 344 282 14 620
16-23-25dbc 7/19/62 86 Wyandotte Limestone 65 14 1.6 67 53 25 1.7 471 34 9 0.2 0.8 437 385 0 760
16-23-28ddc 7/24/62 135 Dennis Limestone 59 1.5 58 10 26 282 11 264 379 113 0.4 0.7 954 132 0 1620
16-24-29ddc 7/19/62 20 Wyandotte Limestone and Lane (?) Shale 65 14 0.75 138 11 13 2 425 43 15 0.1 0.4 446 348 42 730
16-25-18ddd 7/18/62 100   61 10 0.07 136 12 4.7 0.6 412 33 11 0.1 10 420 338 51 630
17-21-12bcc 8/16/62 22 Plattsburg Limestone 67 7.5 0.75 46 10 10 44 185 40 18 0.3 17 284 154 4 500
17-22-26ccc 7/24/62 35 Cherryvale Shale 62 8 126 63 8 25 1.6 259 22 7 0.1 1.8 264 190 0 450
17-24-20ccc 7/24/62 102   61 7.5 0.34 61 20 11 2.3 215 48 16 0.5 2.9 275 176 58 490
17-25-7cdd 7/25/62 23 Wyandotte Limestone and Lane (?) Shale 67 9.5 0.18 117 16 5.8 2.2 366 62 4 0.1 0.8 397 300 58 590
18-21-13baa 8/16/62 38 Iola Limestone 60 10 1.5 107 90 78 6.6 337 337 75 0.4 111 981 276 361 1530
18-21-35caa 7/16/62 65 Chanute Shale 60 9.5 4.3 19 15 210 1.6 495 48 60 0.6 36 643 109 0 1070
18-22-26bbb 7/16/62 18 Iola Limestone and Chanute Shale 65 12 0.65 182 49 97 2.4 259 59 415 0.4 15 959 212 444 1770
18-23-12aba 7/25/62 22 Dennis Limestone 63 10 0.18 130 24 18 2.7 312 78 40 0.1 80 534 256 167 920
18-23-23cbc 7/26/62 22 Recent alluvium and Wisconsinan terrace deposits 63 12 0.13 150 16 14 10 405 71 25 0.1 31 528 332 108 850
18-23-36da (city of Fontana) 3/11/63 50 Recent alluvium and Wisconsinan terrace deposits   15 3 114 13 17 0.7 407 28 8 0.1 1.8 398 338 4 680
18-25-33bbb 7/25/62 18.4 Dennis Limestone 72 13 1.4 286 42 33 12 305 325 127 0.4 239 1227 250 636 1860
19-22-9ddd 7/26/62 80 Chanute Shale and Drum (?) Limestone 60 15 1.9 35 8 14 1 144 17 9 0.1 4.2 174 118 2 310
19-23-15abb 7/26/62 52 Swope Limestone 65 10 0.13 130 12 6.4 7.8 373 44 10 0.1 27 431 306 68 690
19-24-4bbb 7/26/62 27 Dennis Limestone 67 8 3.1 123 46 30 14 315 244 39 0.4 4.2 664 258 238 1020
19-25-7dcd 7/25/62 25.5 Dennis Limestone 70 9.5 0.22 144 12 5.5 1.2 393 37 12 0.1 49 464 322 87 820

* One part per million is equivalent to one pound of substance per million pounds of water or 8.33 pounds per million gallons of water.

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Kansas Geological Survey, Miami County Geohydrology
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Web version June 2002. Original publication date June 1966.
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