Compound and Elemental Analysis At Akutan Fumaroles Area (Kolker, Et Al., 2010)
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Exploration Activity: Compound and Elemental Analysis At Akutan Fumaroles Area (Kolker, Et Al., 2010)
|Exploration Activity Details|
|Location||Akutan Fumaroles Area|
|Exploration Technique||Compound and Elemental Analysis|
The chemistry of the hot springs strongly suggests the existence of a neutral chloride reservoir with economically developable temperature. The fluid geothermometry tells a consistent story, with cation geothermometry detecting a >210degrees C reservoir temperature, probably near the fumarole, and silica geothermometry and presence of sinter suggesting that 160 to 180degrees C exists close to hot spring B.
- A. Kolker, W. Cumming, P. Stelling (2010) Geothermal Exploration At Akutan, Alaska- Favorable Indications For A High-Enthalpy Hydrothermal Resource Near A Remote Market