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Micro-ablation, a new technique to remove drilling fluids and other contaminants from fragmented and fissile rock material

Jarrett, Amber; Schinteie, Richard; Hope, Janet; Brocks, Jochen


We present a new methodology, micro-ablation, that can remove sub-millimeter layers of contaminated surfaces from pieces of sedimentary rock that are too small or irregularly shaped to be trimmed using a saw. Recognizing traces of contaminants is crucial

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Date published: 2013
Type: Journal article
Source: Organic Geochemistry
DOI: 10.1016/j.orggeochem.2013.06.005


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