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Introduction
Units of Measurement
Common Minerals and Metals
Useful Conversion Factors
Useful Formulas
Capacity Tables
Hole Capacity
Drill Pipe Capacity and Displacement
API Casing and Liner Capacity and Displacement
Annular Capacity
Annular Velocity
Single Salt Fluid Composition and Blending Tables
Ammonium Chloride Composition and Blending Tables
Potassium Chloride Composition and Blending Tables
Sodium Chloride Composition and Blending Tables
Sodium Formate Composition and Blending Tables
Potassium Formate Composition and Blending Tables
Sodium Bromide Composition and Blending Tables
Calcium Chloride Composition and Blending Tables
Calcium Bromide Composition and Blending Tables
Common Minerals and Metals
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TABLE 14. Common Minerals and Metals

Common Minerals and Metals
Name Formula Specific Gravity lb/gal
Aluminum Al 2.70 22.5
Barite BaSO4 4.2 35.0
Brass (red)   8.75 72.9
Calcite CaCO3 2.72 22.7
Steel, Stainless   8.02 66.8
Steel (13 Cr)   7.75 64.6
Steel, Carbon   7.8 65
Chromium Cr 7.19 59.9
Copper Cu 8.96 74.6
Diatomaceous Earth   0.4 - 0.6 3.3 - 5.0
Dolomite CaMg(CO3)2 2.85 23.7
Feldspar   2.57 - 2.76 21.4 - 23.0
Galena PbS 7.5 62.5
Gypsum CaSO4+2H2O 2.32 19.2
Halite (salt) NaCl 2.16 18.0
Hematite Fe2O3 4.9-5.3 40.8 - 44.1
Iron Fe 7.86 65.5
Montmorillonite (bentonite)   2.5 20.8
Quartz SiO2 2.65 22.1
Sepiolite (clay)   2 16.7
Siderite FeCO3 3.9 32.5
Zinc Zn 7.14 59.5

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