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Vitrinite Reflectance Data for the Wind River Basin
February 19, 2013 | USGS

The United States Geological Survey has published: New Vitrinite Reflectance Data for the Wind River Basin, Wyoming. “The purpose of this report is to present new vitrinite reflectance data collected mainly from Cretaceous marine shales in the Wind River Basin to better characterize their thermal maturity and hydrocarbon potential.” Quoted from the USGS publication announcement.


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