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Project Acronym: SAFOD | State: Completed | Expedition ID: 5025

ins.: 2022-10-06 12:17; ( Age: 2 yrs )
By: sql
Category: SAFOD

SAFOD: 2004-08-21

Fault gouge or sediments That is the question today
Pason mudlogger Jessica Mitchell displays cuttings whose color change indicate we may have drilled into a shear or fault zone.

Fault gouge or sediments? That is the question today at the SAFOD drill site. As we carefully continued building angle, we drilled into a new lithology with a high percentage of clay, rounded grains, and a distinct reddish color.