Langjiu Geothermal Area

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Area Overview

Geothermal Area Profile

Location: Langjiu, Tibet

Exploration Region: Tibet Geothermal Region

GEA Development Phase: Operational
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Coordinates: 30.4336°, 82.5564°

Resource Estimate

Mean Reservoir Temp: 104°C
377.15 K
219.2 °F
678.87 °R

Estimated Reservoir Volume:

Mean Capacity: 1 MW
1,000 kW
1,000,000 W
1,000,000,000 mW
0.001 GW
1.0e-6 TW

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History and Infrastructure

Operating Power Plants: 0

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Developing Power Projects: 0

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Exploration History

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Well Field Description

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Reservoir Temp (Geothermometry):

Reservoir Temp (Measured): 104°C
377.15 K
219.2 °F
678.87 °R

Sanyal Classification (Reservoir):

Depth to Top of Reservoir: 100m
0.1 km
0.0621 mi
328.084 ft
109.361 yd

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Geology of the Area

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Geofluid Geochemistry


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  1. 1.0 1.1 Qingjai Guo, D. Kirk Nordstrom, R. Blaine McCleskey. 2014. Towards understanding the puzzling lack of acid geothermal springs in Tibet (China): Insight from a comparison with Yellowstone (USA) and some active volcanic hydrothermal systems. Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research. 288:94-104.
  2. Keyan Zheng and Meihua Wang. 2012. Geothermal Resources Development in Tibet, China. Proceedings of New Zealand Geothermal Workshop; New Zealand: Geothermal Workshop.

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<metadesc> Langjiu Geothermal Area is a known Geothermal Resource Area. </metadesc>