# Rock Density

From Open Energy Information

## Exploration Technique: Rock Density

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Exploration Technique Information | |
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Exploration Group: | Lab Analysis Techniques |

Exploration Sub Group: | Rock Lab Analysis |

Parent Exploration Technique: | Rock Lab Analysis |

Information Provided by Technique | |

Lithology: | Density of different lithologic units. |

Stratigraphic/Structural: | |

Hydrological: | |

Thermal: | |

Cost Information | |

Low-End Estimate (USD): | 10.00 1,000 centUSD / sample
0.01 kUSD 1.0e-5 MUSD 1.0e-8 TUSD |

Median Estimate (USD): | 30.00 3,000 centUSD / sample
0.03 kUSD 3.0e-5 MUSD 3.0e-8 TUSD |

High-End Estimate (USD): | 50.00 5,000 centUSD / sample
0.05 kUSD 5.0e-5 MUSD 5.0e-8 TUSD |

Time Required | |

Low-End Estimate: | 1 days 0.00274 years / job
24 hours 0.143 weeks 0.0329 months |

Median Estimate: | 10 days 0.0274 years / job
240 hours 1.429 weeks 0.329 months |

High-End Estimate: | 21 days 0.0575 years / job
504 hours 3 weeks 0.69 months |

Rock Density:

Density is defined as the mass of a substance per unit volume, and is highly variable in crustal rocks. Rock density is a physical characteristic that is governed by the chemical composition (in situ minerals) and pore spaces of a specific rock or rock type.

Page | Area | Activity Start Date | Activity End Date | Reference Material |
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Rock Density At Alum Area (DOE GTP) | Alum Geothermal Area |
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Rock Density At Silver Peak Area (DOE GTP) | Silver Peak Area |