Alum Geothermal Area

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Area Overview



Geothermal Area Profile



Location: California

Exploration Region: Walker-Lane Transition Zone

GEA Development Phase: None
"None" is not in the list of possible values (Phase I - Resource Procurement and Identification, Phase II - Resource Exploration and Confirmation, Phase III - Permitting and Initial Development, Phase IV - Resource Production and Power Plant Construction) for this property.

Coordinates: 37.1772°, -118.0011°


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History and Infrastructure



Operating Power Plants: 0

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Developing Power Projects: 1


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Exploration History



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Geology of the Area



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NEPA-Related Analyses (2)


Below is a list of NEPA-related analyses that have been conducted in the area - and logged on OpenEI. To add an additional NEPA-related analysis, see the NEPA Database.

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Document #Analysis
Type
ApplicantApplication
Date
Decision
Date
Lead
Agency
Development
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DOI-BLM-NV-B020-2009-0030-CXCXSierra Geothermal Power11 December 200815 January 2009Bureau of Land ManagementGeothermal/Exploration
DOI-BLM-NV-B020-2010-0106-CXCXSierra Geothermal Power15 December 200915 June 2010Bureau of Land ManagementGeothermal/ExplorationHyperspectral Imaging
Magnetic Techniques
Magnetotellurics
Slim Holes
Z-Axis Tipper Electromagnetics


Exploration Activities (22)


Below is a list of Exploration that have been conducted in the area - and cataloged on OpenEI. Add.png Add a new Exploration Activity


Page Technique Activity Start Date Activity End Date Reference Material
2-M Probe At Alum Area (Kratt, Et Al., 2010) 2-M Probe


Acoustic Logs At Alum Area (Moos & Ronne, 2010) Acoustic Logs


Compound and Elemental Analysis At Alum Area (DOE GTP) Compound and Elemental Analysis


Core Analysis At Alum Area (DOE GTP) Core Analysis


Cross-Dipole Acoustic Log At Alum Area (Moos & Ronne, 2010) Cross-Dipole Acoustic Log


Cuttings Analysis At Alum Area (DOE GTP) Cuttings Analysis


Density Log at Alum Area (Moos & Ronne, 2010) Density Log


Development Wells At Alum Area (DOE GTP) Development Wells


Flow Test At Alum Area (DOE GTP) Flow Test


Gamma Log At Alum Area (Moos & Ronne, 2010) Gamma Log


Geothermometry At Alum Area (DOE GTP) Geothermometry


Ground Magnetics At Alum Area (DOE GTP) Ground Magnetics


Magnetotellurics At Alum Area (DOE GTP) Magnetotellurics


Multispectral Imaging At Alum Area (DOE GTP) Multispectral Imaging


Neutron Log At Alum Area (Moos & Ronne, 2010) Neutron Log


Pressure Temperature Log At Alum Area (DOE GTP) Pressure Temperature Log


Resistivity Log At Alum Area (Moos & Ronne, 2010) Single-Well and Cross-Well Resistivity


Rock Density At Alum Area (DOE GTP) Rock Density


Slim Holes At Alum Area (DOE GTP) Slim Holes


Thermal And-Or Near Infrared At Alum Area (DOE GTP) Thermal And-Or Near Infrared


Thermal Gradient Holes At Alum Area (DOE GTP) Thermal Gradient Holes


Z-Axis Tipper Electromagnetics At Alum Area (DOE GTP) Z-Axis Tipper Electromagnetics

References





List of existing Geothermal Resource Areas.