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High Microscale Variability in Raman Thermal Maturity Estimates from Shale Organic Matter - Data Release

Metadata Updated: October 29, 2023

Here the spatial variation in Raman estimates of thermal maturity within individual organic domains from several shale geologic reference materials originating from the Boquillas, Marcellus, Niobrara, and Woodford Formations are assessed from the respective Raman response. We show that for all four shales the thermal maturity parameters extracted from Raman spectra by iterative peak fitting can vary widely across distances of ≤5 µm within the same organic domain.

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Metadata Created Date June 1, 2023
Metadata Updated Date October 29, 2023

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Metadata Created Date June 1, 2023
Metadata Updated Date October 29, 2023
Publisher U.S. Geological Survey
Identifier USGS:5b435d1ae4b060350a126cad
Data Last Modified 20200819
Category geospatial
Public Access Level public
Bureau Code 010:12
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