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Free Lithologic Symbols & Abbreviations Download

Deciphering short hand cuttings descriptions can be a challenge on a good day, many short hand abbreviations aren’t what naturally come to mind. Using the Canstrat Lithologic Symbols and Abbreviations Guide will help you decipher all the most common short hand abbreviations.

The first page of the guide categorizes all the major abbreviations so they are easier to find.

The second page explains the log form symbols and design, which is most useful when deciphering a Canstrat log. Many strip logs today copy the Canstrat system so it can be used for almost any strip log, however the columns and grades may be slightly different.

pdf icon  pdf Download the guide here (3.52 MB)