Exploratory Boreholes At Blue Mountain Geothermal Area (Parr & Percival, 1991)
Exploration Activity: Exploratory Boreholes At Blue Mountain Geothermal Area (Parr & Percival, 1991)
|Exploration Activity Details|
|Location||Blue Mountain Geothermal Area|
|Exploration Technique||Exploratory Boreholes|
|Activity Date||1984 - 1990|
This exploration was originally done as part of a mineral exploration effort. The information gained from the study was also useful in the discovery of a geothermal resource in the area.
Shallow exploration drilling was used during mineral exploration at Blue Mountain. A total of 5947 m has been drilled from 3 core and 62 rotary drill holes. This exploration effort found sub-economic gold mineralization, but discovered a previously unknown geothermal resource.
- Andrew J. Parr, Timothy J. Percival (1991) Epithermal Gold Mineralization and a Geothermal Resource at Blue Mountain, Humboldt County, Nevada