Germencik Geothermal Area

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Germencik Geothermal Area

Area Overview

Geothermal Area Profile

Location: Aydin, Turkey

Exploration Region: Aegean-West Anatolian Extensional Region

GEA Development Phase: Operational"Operational" 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: 37.90676138842°, 27.614431762695°

Resource Estimate

Mean Reservoir Temp: 218°C491.15 K
424.4 °F
884.07 °R

Estimated Reservoir Volume:

Mean Capacity: 73.4 MW73,400 kW
73,400,000 W
73,400,000,000 mW
0.0734 GW
7.34e-5 TW

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History and Infrastructure

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Exploration History

First Discovery Well

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Well Field Description

Well Field Information

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Depth to Top of Reservoir: 285m0.285 km
0.177 mi
935.039 ft
311.679 yd

Depth to Bottom of Reservoir: 2398m2.398 km
1.49 mi
7,867.454 ft
2,622.477 yd

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Geology of the Area

Geologic Setting

Tectonic Setting: Extensional Tectonics

Controlling Structure: Fault Intersection

Topographic Features: Horst and Graben

Brophy Model: Type E: Extensional Tectonic, Fault-Controlled Resource

Moeck-Beardsmore Play Type: CV-3: Extensional Domain

Geologic Features

Modern Geothermal Features: Fumaroles, Hot Springs

Relict Geothermal Features: Hydrothermal Alteration

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Host Rock Lithology: Marble

Cap Rock Age: Neogene

Cap Rock Lithology: Clay

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Geofluid Geochemistry


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NEPA-Related Analyses (0)

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  1. Sakir Simsek. 2003. Hydrogeological and isotopic survey ofgeothermal fields in the Buyuk Menderes graben, Turkey. Geothermics. 32(1):669-678.
  2. Benjamin Matek. Geo-energy [Internet]. Geothermal Energy Association. [updated 2015/04/28;cited 2015/04/28]. Available from:

List of existing Geothermal Resource Areas.

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