County Geologic Atlas Program

Fillmore County Geologic Atlas, Part B

CHEMPT metadata

Minnesota Geographic Metadata Guidelines

Version 0.4.3 - May 7, 1996
A State Version of the FGDC Content Standards for Geospatial Metadata

Data Set Name: CHEMPT

Metadata Entered By: Michael Scharber

Date: 9/23/96

Section 1 Identification Information
Originator Hua Zhang, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, Division of Waters
Unique Identifier  
Abstract Water chemistry data for Fillmore County aquifers; field parameters, major cations and anions, and radioactive isotopes (Carbon 14 and tritium).
Purpose County Geologic Atlas Program-Atlas C-8, Part B, Plate 6 Bedrock Hydrogeology
Time Period of Content Water samples taken from August 1992 to December 1992, Carbon 14 samples taken the following year.
Progress Complete
Maintenance and Update Frequency none planned
Spatial Extent of Data Fillmore County Minnesota
Place Keywords Fillmore, Minnesota, St.Peter-Prairie Du Chien-Jordan, Franconia-Ironton-Galesville, Upper Carbonate
Theme Keywords water chemistry, cation, anions, isotope, tritium, Carbon 14
Access Constraints None
Use Constraints None
Contact Person  
Contact Organization Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, Division of Waters
Contact Person Position  
Contact Street Address 500 Lafayette
Contact City St. Paul
Contact State or Province MN
Contact Postal Code 55155-4132
Contact Voice Phone (651)259-5700
Contact Fax Phone (651)296-0445
Contact E-mail Address  
Browse Graphic  
Associated Data Sets Atlas C-8, Part A
Section 2 Data Quality Information
Attribute Accuracy  
Logical Consistency  
Horizontal Positional Accuracy  
Vertical Positional Accuracy  
Lineage Water samples taken by the staff of the Department of Geology, University of Minnesota and the DNR Division of Waters. Field parameters were measured on site. Major cations and anions were analyzed by the Geology Department lab. Radioactive isotopes were analyzed by the lab at University of Waterloo, Canada. No additional data manipulation to construct coverage.
Section 3 Spatial Data Organization Information
Data Format Name ARC/INFO
Data Format Version Number 7.03
Geographic Reference for Tabular Data UTM Coordinates
Spatial Object Type point
Vendor Specific Object Types point
Tiling Scheme county
Section 4 Spatial Reference Information
Horizontal Coordinate Scheme UTM
Ellipsoid Clark 1866
Horizontal Datum NAD27
Horizontal Units meters
Altitude Datum na
Altitude Units na
Depth Datum mean sea level
Depth Units feet
If Geographic  
Latitude Resolution  
Longitude Resolution  
If UTM  
UTM Zone Number 15 
Coordinate Offsets or Adjustments none
If State Plane  
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If County Coordinates  
County Coordinate Zone Identifier  
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If Survey Coordinates  
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If User Specified Projection  
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Other Coordinate System's Definition  
Section 5 Entity and Attribute Information
Entity and Attribute Overview Fields: (point) [record 3,3,I] [utm_x 7,7,I] [utm_y 8,8,I] [unique# 10,10,C] [formation 12,12,C] [aquifer 4,4,C] [owners 30,30,C]

[county 2,2,I] [t_r_s_subs 24,24,C] [sur_elev 4,4,I] [quad 4,4,C] [use 4,4,C] [well_d 9,9,I] [casing_dia 7,7,I] 

[open_hole_top 12,12,C] [open_hole_bot 12,12,C] [d2br 3,3,I] [first_bk 14,14,C] [date_drlld 6,6,I] [his_swel 9,9,I] 

[temp(c) 10,10,N,2] [ph 6,6,N,2] [cond(us) 11,11,I] [redox(mv) 12,12,I] [dis_oxygen 11,11,N,2] [ca 6,6,N,1] [mg 5,5,N,1]

[na 7,7,N,2] [k 6,6,N,2] [fe 6,6,N,2] [mn 7,7,N,3] [sr 7,7,N,3] [ba 7,7,N,3] [si 6,6,N,2] [alk(caco3) 13,13,I] [cl 7,7,N,2]

[br 6,6,N,2] [no2_n 8,8,C] [no3_n 4,4,N,2] [so4 5,5,N,1] [cation(meq/kg) 13,13,N,2] [anion(meq/kg) 13,13,N,2]

[balance(%) 13,13,N,2] [tritium(tu) 13,13,N,1] [c14(%modern) 5,5,N,1] [d13c(per/mil) 14,14,C] [water_age 16,16,C]

Entity and Attribute Detailed Citation [record: sequential order from 1 to 105 sorted by unique #] [utm_x: sample point coordinates in UTM (east)] [utm_y: sample point coordinates in UTM (north)] [unique#: well unique number from well log] [formation: geologic unit] [aquifer: hydrogeologic unit code][owners: well owners] [county: county code for Fillmore County] [t_r_s_subs: township, range, section, and subsection] [surf_elev: surface elevation at well head] [quad: 7.5 minute quadrangle code (USGS)] [use: well classification by usage] [well_d: well depth in feet] [casing_dia: minimum well casing in inches] [open_hole_top: stratigraphic unit at top of open hole] [open_hole_bot: stratigraphic unit at the bottom of open hole] [d2br: depth-to-bedrock range] [first_bk: stratigraphic codes for top bedrock unit][date_drlld: well drilling date] [his_swel: historical static water elevation level from well log] [temp(c): temp. of groundwater sample in Celsius] [ph: water sample ph][cond(us): conductivity in microsiemens] [redox(mv): redox potential in minivolts] [dis_oxygen: dissolved oxygen for water sample in ppm] [ca: calcium in ppm] [mg: magnesium in ppm] [na: sodium in ppm] [k: potassium in ppm] [fe: iron in ppm] [mn: manganese in ppm] [sr: strontium in ppm] [ba: barium in ppm] [si: silicon in ppm] [alk(caco3): alkalinity in ppm] [cl: chlorine in ppm] [br: bromine in ppm] [no2_n nitrite in ppm] [no3_n: nitrate in ppm] [so4: sulfate in ppm] [cation(meq/kg): cation in milliequivalent per kilogram] [anion(meq/kg): anion in milliequivalent per kilogram][balance(%): charge balance of cation-anion] tritium(tu): tritium in tritium units] [c14(%modern): Carbon 14 in percent modern] [dl3c(per/mil): delta Carbon 13 per mil] [water_age: Carbon 14 age of the water sample]
Section 6 Distribution Information
Publisher Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, Division of Waters
Publication Date July 1996
Distributor Contact Person  
Distributor Organization Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, Division of Waters
Distributor Position  
Distributor Street Address 500 Lafayette Rd.
Distributor City St.Paul
Distributor State or Province MN
Distributor Postal Code 55155
Distributor Voice Phone (651) 259-5700
Distributor Fax Phone (651) 296-0445

E-mail Address

Resource Description Fillmore County Atlas-Part B, Plate 6
Distribution Liability This map was prepared from publicly available information only. Every reasonable effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the factual data on which this map is based. However, the Department of Natural Resources does not warrant the accuracy, completeness, or any implied uses of these data. Users may wish to verify critical information; sources include both the references here and information on file in the offices of the Minnesota Geological Survey and the Department of Natural Resources. Every effort has been made to ensure the interpretation shown conforms to sound geologic and cartographic principles. This map should not be used to establish legal title, boundaries, or locations of improvements.
Transfer Format Name ARC/INFO, ArcExport, INFO
Transfer Format Version Number 7.03
Transfer Size depends on format
Ordering Instructions Fillmore County Geologic Atlas, Part B: Metadata for GIS and Digital Data
Section 7 Metadata Reference Information
Metadata Date 9/23/96
Metadata Contact Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, Division of Waters
Metadata Guidelines Version 0.4.3