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Table 4 Distribution of porosity for MSC-4 and DGF-FB grouped by stratigraphic units

From: Porosity–permeability relationship derived from Upper Jurassic carbonate rock cores to assess the regional hydraulic matrix properties of the Malm reservoir in the South German Molasse Basin

LocationStratigraphyRock density, g/cm3Grain density, g/cm3Porosity (He), %Porosity (H2O), %n
MinMaxMed ± MADMinMaxMed ± MADMinMaxMed ± MADMinMaxMed ± MAD
Moosburg SC 4Purbeck2.152.722.59 ± 0.062.652.852.72 ± 0.020.320.75.7 ± 3.20.517.34.6 ± 2.573
Malm ζ 4–52.102.682.52 ± 0.172.692.852.72 ± 0.011.222.27.7 ± 5.23.119.213.6 ± 4.532
Malm ζ 32.342.642.60 ± 0.012.712.742.72 ± 0.012.514.34.4 ± 0.42.53.93.1 ± 0.318
Malm ζ 22.432.792.57 ± 0.082.732.852.80 ± 0.030.814.07.4 ± 3.10.310.25.6 ± 3.435
Malm ζ 12.282.792.71 ± 0.082.772.832.81 ± 0.010.219.13.0 ± 2.50.318.42.1 ± 1.532
Malm ε2.542.752.65 ± 0.042.772.822.71 ± 0.011.38.65.7 ± 1.50.55.92.9 ± 1.719
Malm δ2.552.762.66 ± 0.012.742.812.79 ± 0.001.18.54.5 ± 0.60.74.72.3 ± 1.136
Malm γ2.632.742.65 ± 0.012.662.822.68 ± 0.010.53.31.0 ± 0.41.13.22.0 ± 0.315
Malm β2.612.672.63 ± 0.022.652.702.67 ± 0.010.33.31.2 ± 0.70.43.52.0 ± 0.314
Malm α2.452.672.66 ± 0.012.672.792.68 ± 0.000.312.00.6 ± 0.10.310.31.0 ± 0.518
Top Dogger2.322.722.55 ± 0.102.732.842.77 ± 0.024.116.38.5 ± 2.83.815.47.9 ± 2.420
Dingolfing FBMalm ζ 4–52.292.642.48 ± 0.152.712.832.72 ± 0.013.515.210.3 ± 4.83.315.710.7 ± 5.16
Malm ζ 22.222.742.65 ± 0.052.672.832.80 ± 0.022.510.45.7 ± 1.81.817.73.5 ± 1.89
Malm ζ 12.492.642.54 ± 0.042.782.982.86 ± 0.084.915.612.8 ± 2.84.212.29.2 ± 3.95
Malm ε2.432.792.66 ± 0.042.732.952.81 ± 0.023.513.85.5 ± 1.32.512.74.6 ± 1.119
Malm δ2.572.762.66 ± 0.022.742.822.80 ± 0.011.77.84.7 ± 1.02.36.33.2 ± 0.712
  1. Min minimum, Max maximum, Med median, MAD median absolute deviation, n count