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Some studies in the resistivity of Indian sandstones

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In this paper some measurements of the resistivity of Talchir and Barakar sandstones of the Jharia Coal field under dry and saturated conditions have been made and the results are discussed in the light of known theories. Techniques of measurement have been briefly described.

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Singh, J., Jha, B.P. & Acharya, U.B. Some studies in the resistivity of Indian sandstones. PAGEOPH 98, 153–162 (1972). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00875590

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Keywords

  • Sandstone
  • Saturated Condition
  • Coal Field
  • Jharia Coal Field
  • Jharia Coal