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Geochemical and mineralogical properties of Boquillas Shale geochemical reference material ShBOQ-1

September 20, 2021

The ShBOQ-1 geochemical reference material is relevant to studies of the organic geochemistry and mineralogy of petroleum source rocks containing high concentrations of carbonate minerals and organic sulfur-rich, oil-prone marine organic matter. ShBOQ-1 is geochemically and mineralogically similar to the lower part of the Upper Cretaceous Eagle Ford Shale.

Citation Information

Publication Year 2021
Title Geochemical and mineralogical properties of Boquillas Shale geochemical reference material ShBOQ-1
DOI 10.3133/fs20213048
Authors Justin E. Birdwell, Stephen A. Wilson
Publication Type Report
Publication Subtype USGS Numbered Series
Series Title Fact Sheet
Series Number 2021-3048
Index ID fs20213048
Record Source USGS Publications Warehouse
USGS Organization Central Energy Resources Science Center