Deep Fault Drilling Project (DFDP), Alpine Fault, New Zealand: Phase 2 - conditions at 1.5 km depth (DFDP)
  • Geologic age: quaternary
  • Number of drillsites (drillholes): 2(4)
  • Drilled length: 1353.1 m
  • Cored length: 135.4 m
  • Core recovered, length: 109.4 m
  • Core recovered length / Cored length: 80.8%
  • Core recovered / Drilled length: 44.24%
pilot hole of phase 1 done in 2011; main hole of phase 2 done in 2014
completed; moratorium will end at March 31, 2018
Repository Information: Where the rock samples are stored.
Quaternary and Metamorphic Rocks:
43° 17' 5'' S, 170° 24' 22'' E