Hydrothermal Flow Regime At The Araro, Michoacan, Mexico, Geothermal Zone
Journal Article: Hydrothermal Flow Regime At The Araro, Michoacan, Mexico, Geothermal Zone
AbstractA recent integration and interpretation of the exploration results obtained by the Federal Electricity Commission on the Araro, Mich., geothermal zone, especially those from one of the deep wells (well Z-3), allows to conclude that there is evidence of a geothermal reservoir at the subsurface of the zone. The geothermal reservoir has been deepening and presents a low relief flow regime in a stock work type fracture zone. It also presents middle to high temperatures (220 to 250 degreesC), sodium chloride type fluids, and its extension is limited by a narrow conduit (throttle), probably related to the Araro-Zimirao fault, at depths below the current depth of the Z-3 well. The flow regime is probably a convection, liquid-dominant system, with salinity around 4,000 ppm, and fast outflow with little heat loss. Some self-sealing and hydro-fracturing processes seem to have occurred in the system.
- J. C. V. Guerra and Lcag Negrin
- Published Journal
- Ingenieria Hidraulica En Mexico, 2003
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J. C. V. Guerra,Lcag Negrin. 2003. Hydrothermal Flow Regime At The Araro, Michoacan, Mexico, Geothermal Zone. Ingenieria Hidraulica En Mexico. (!) .