Geothermometry At Raft River Geothermal Area (1973)

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Exploration Activity: Geothermometry At Raft River Geothermal Area (1973)

Exploration Activity Details
Location Raft River Geothermal Area
Exploration Technique Geothermometry
Activity Date 1973

Usefulness not indicated
DOE-funding Unknown

 
Exploration Basis
At least 380 hot springs and wells are known to occur throughout the central and southern parts of Idaho.
 
Notes
Estimated aquifer temperatures, calculated using the silica and the sodium-potassium-calcium geochemical thermometers, range from 5 to 3700C and averaged 1100C. Estimated aquifer temperatures in excess of 1400C were found at 42 sites.


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