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That Dundee Oil Well

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The following, relatlve to the famous Nogar well at Dundee is taken from the ïlonroe Democrat : Wlien the Nogar well was started first was found a gray oil linie stone for 59 feet. It all contained sonie oil and seemed saturated with it. Next found a white buff llinestone for about 100 feet. Next a blue liraestone laying In stratas from 4 to 0 feet in thickness for a depth of 150 feet, then it chaiiged back to buff limestone, then again into blue to a depth of 200 feet, wben was found a sliarp sand limestone, sand imbedded in limestone, vcry sharp go it would cut like a diamond. Then ie changed into an oil limestone, contalning olí same iis firsl stone, which lasted for about 100 feet; then it changed and run through the same as lirst stratas of buil limestone until a depth of 000 feet the drill struck a firm brown marble for about G feet; then into limestone of buff and blue. Then at a depth of 000 feet it went into oilstone until 1330 feet, it struck a snow white marble for 100 feet; then into line blue and white marble for 100 feet; then to red and white marble; then to almoet a red marble, maklng about 400 feet of in at ble of a very fine quality, und the red heilig the same" as Tennessee marble. At 1630 feet found shale for 30 reet; then found solid blue slate for 100 feet; then gray slate for a 100 feet; then fi ;black and brown slate to the 'frentón Koek, which was found nt 2150 feet- the present depth of the well. This Trenton rock is the oil and gas bearing rock.


Ann Arbor Courier
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