matrix porosity

matrix porosity

[′mā·triks pə′räs·əd·ē]
(geology)
Core-sample porosity determined from a small sample of the core, in contrast to total porosity, where the whole core is used.
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Semi-quantitative analysis of matrix porosity by scanning electron microscopy
The related Asmari generally has poor matrix porosity.
Machek (2011) used SEM to determine cracks within granite rock and it was concluded that the majority of the granite matrix porosity could be attributed to grain-boundary and cleavage cracks.
06205 Table 2: Reservoir Model Data Property Value Matrix Porosity 0.
Thus, the total oxide weight percentage also provides a measure of clay matrix porosity.
Furthermore the un-stressed conditions of the laboratory rock samples cause changes on the matrix porosity.
Tyler and Wheatcraft (1990) found that the pore distribution of a Sierpinski carpet (a fractal geometric pattern) could consistently represent two-dimensional soil matrix porosity using water retention properties from natural soils.
The acquisition in the Grover Field complements our positions throughout the northern half of the DJ Basin giving us significant exposure in what we believe will be both the matrix porosity and naturally fractured areas of the Niobrara Shale," said Parker.
Although it generally has poor matrix porosity, it is fractured within the folds.
The PTP-4a granite matrix porosity correlates very well with the quantity of albite, which probably contains a significant amount of pores.
Soil porosity was classed as matrix porosity and structural porosity according to Dexter et al.
It is clear that the mentioned in situ impregnation represents a great advance on the characterization of the original rock matrix porosity and pore space geometry (Schild et al.