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Table 2

Table 2--Ceramic data on shale samples from Osage County.

Plastic and Dry Properties
Sample no. Location Stratigraphic
position
Thickness
sampled,
feet
Water of
plasticity,
percent
Drying
shrinkage,
percent
GO-8(1) SE SW 17-16-15E Aarde-Severy 47 19.00 0.87
OG-8-A SE SW 17-16-15E Aarde-Severy 8 19.74 2.19
OG-8-B SE SW 17-16-15E Aarde-Severy 10 17.73 1.10
OG-8-C SE SW 17-16-15E Aarde-Severy 9 18.21 0.88
OG-8-D SE SW 17-16-15E Aarde-Severy 10 17.97 1.45
OG-8-E SE SW 17-16-15E Aarde-Severy 10 20.85 0.72
OG-9 SW SE 8-14-17E Tecumseh 17 21.84 2.94
OG-10 SE SE 35-16-14E Severy (middle) 37 20.07 1.57
OG-11 SW SW 4-17-15E Calhoun 12 25.78 4.09
OG-12 NW SW 22-17-13E White Cloud 27 22.91 2.05
OG-13 NW SE 19-16-16E Calhoun 12 27.36 2.95
OG-14 SW NE 7-16-16E Tecumseh (lower) 12 27.15 6.60
OG-15-C(2) SE SW 14-16-14E Severy (upper) 24 18.82 1.87
OG-15-D SE SW 14-16-14E Severy (middle) 18 18.92 2.07
OG-15-E SE SW 14-16-14E Severy (lower) 18 18.86 2.61
OG-15-F SE SW 14-16-14E Calhoun (upper) 7 19.55 2.31
OG-15-J SE SW 14-16-14E Tecumseh 15 19.09 3.63
OG-15-K SE SW 14-16-14E Stull 14 19.84 3.70
OG-15-N SE SW 14-16-14E Jackson Park (lower) 29 19.08 3.57
OG-15-O SE SW 14-16-14E Heumader 13 22.47 5.26

Fired Properties
Sample no. Fired to cone Fired color Linear shrinkage,
percent
Total linear
shrinkage,
percent
Percent absorption Saturation
Coefficient
24 hours
cold water
5 hours
boiling water
OG-8 06 Red 0.58+(3) 0.29 17.30 23.33 0.74
OG-8-A 04 Red 2.16 4.35 13.69 16.79 0.82
01 Red 5.11 7.30 7.49 10.76 0.70
2 Dark red 6.79 8.98 4.11 6.96 0.59
OG-8-B 04 Red 0.14 1.24 14.83 20.57 0.72
01 Red 1.27 2.37 12.32 18.39 0.67
2 Dark red 2.59 3.67 9.74 15.84 0.61
OG-8-C 04 Red 0.23+ 0.65 15.95 22.28 0.72
01 Red 0.89 1.77 14.10 20.66 0.68
2 Dark red 2.49 3.37 10.19 16.58 0.61
OG-8-D 04 Light red 0.29+ 1.16 16.15 22.28 0.72
01 Red 0.84 2.29 13.80 20.49 0.67
2 Dark red 2.41 3.86 10.41 16.90 0.62
OG-8-E 04 Red 0.09 0.81 20.12 26.37 0.76
01 Red 1.90 2.62 16.71 22.82 0.73
2 Dark red 3.65 4.14 12.90 18.58 0.69
OG-9 05 Dark red 3.12 6.06 11.64 14.54 0.80
02 Weak red 6.00 8.94 5.23 7.87 0.66
3 Red 8.09 11.03 1.56 2.99 0.52
OG-10 05 Orange red 2.30 3.87 14.26 17.21 0.83
02 Weak red 5.20 6.77 7.77 11.26 0.69
3 Red 8.04 9.61 2.68 5.08 0.53
4 Dark red 8.63 10.20 0.67 11.15 0.58
OG-11 05 Orange red 4.46 8.55 10.23 12.44 0.82
02 Weak red 7.62 11.71 3.39 4.31 0.79
OG-12 05 Orange red 3.38 5.83 12.25 15.03 0.82
02 Red 6.45 8.50 6.31 9.25 0.68
3 Red 8.94 10.99 1.59 2.58 0.62
OG-13 05 Orange red 6.84 9.79 9.16 10.85 0.84
02 Orange red 9.68 12.63 1.08 2.47 0.44
OG-14 05 Orange red 5.89 12.49 3.86 5.53 0.70
02 Red 7.81 14.48 0.22 1.31 0.17
OG-15-C 05 Pale red 0.19 2.06 15.26 20.92 0.73
1 Light red 2.01 3.88 11.67 17.49 0.67
3 Red 5.04 6.91 5.46 11.05 0.49
OG-15-D 05 Light red 0.31 2.38 16.15 20.66 0.78
1 Pink buff 1.83 3.90 12.29 17.07 0.72
3 Red 4.98 7.05 6.34 11.22 0.57
OG-15-E 05 Orange red 0.66+ 1.95 18.53 23.20 0.80
1 Pinkish yellow 0.17+ 2.44 16.97 22.45 0.76
3 Yellow red 1.54 4.15 11.67 17.75 0.66
OG-15-F 05 Orange red 0.42+ 1.89 15.17 20.28 0.75
1 Orange red 0.85 3.16 12.76 18.46 0.69
3 Red 3.65 5.96 7.41 13.12 0.56
OG-15-J 05 Orange red 1.11 4.74 11.88 14.61 0.81
1 Orange red 2.05 5.68 10.29 13.51 0.76
3 Yellow red 3.77 7.40 3.83 6.91 0.55
OG-15-K 05 Pale red 4.69 8.39 6.93 9.04 0.77
1 Weak red 6.92 10.62 2.48 4.36 0.57
OG-15-N 05 Light red 2.71 6.28 10.36 12.78 0.81
1 Reddish pink 4.56 8.13 6.37 8.90 0.72
3 Red 7.52 11.09 1.21 3.25 0.37
OG-15-O 05 Pale red 7.15 12.41 5.95 7.30 0.82
1 Weak red 7.02 12.28 1.01 2.00 0.51

(1) OG-8 is a composite of samples OG-8-A through OG-8-E, which are successive samples taken by drilling. OG-8-A represents the upper 8 feet, etc.
(2) Samples OG-15-C through OG-15-O were taken from drilling cores from the same test hole.
(3) (+) Indicates expansion.


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Kansas Geological Survey, Geology
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