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Journal Article: Geothermal Map Of Mexico

Silica temperatures were calculated for 326 water samples from hot and warm springs located throughout Mexico as an attempt to estimate heat flow. Available heat flow data (Smith, 1974; Smith et al., 1979) for northern Mexico were related to silica temperature data to obtain the appropriate constants for the regional conditions according to Swanberg and Morgan's equation (1979, 1980). The constants obtained are similar to those obtained for the United States, therefore heat flow can be estimated on the basis of silica temperature data. By contouring calculated temperatures a map is obtained where the main geothermal provinces are shown.

Prol-Ledesma Rosa Maria and M. Gerardo Juarez

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Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, 1986

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Prol-Ledesma Rosa Maria,M. Gerardo Juarez. 1986. Geothermal Map Of Mexico. Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research. (!) .