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vug (vŭg, vo͝og)
A small cavity in a rock or vein, often with a mineral lining of different composition from that of the surrounding rock.
vug (vʌɡ) ,
(Mining & Quarrying) mining a small cavity in a rock or vein, usually lined with crystals
[C19: from Cornish vooga cave]
ˈvuggy, ˈvughy adj
vug (vʌg, vʊg)
a small cavity in a rock or vein, often lined with crystals.
[1810–20; < Cornish vooga cave; compare Latin fovea pit]
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The well has been configured to allow testing of three zones, the uppermost zone which has tested oil, a middle zone which has calculated oil saturations from wireline logs, and the lower zone which has well developed vugular
porosity in cores but ambiguous calculated oil saturations.
One and two-phase permeabilities of vugular
The main types of primary porosity may be intergranular (interparticle) and intragranular (intraparticle porosity), the main secondary porosity types are intercrystalline, vugular
, and fissure or fracture porosity (Schopper 1982).