Rock Sampling At Blue Mountain Geothermal Area (U.S. Geological Survey, 2012)

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Exploration Activity: Rock Sampling At Blue Mountain Geothermal Area (U.S. Geological Survey, 2012)

Exploration Activity Details
Location Blue Mountain Geothermal Area
Exploration Technique Rock Sampling
Activity Date 2008 - 2009

Usefulness not indicated
DOE-funding Unknown

 
Exploration Basis
The USGS collected geophysical data near Blue Mountain and Pumpernickel Valley near Winnemucca to study regional crustal structures to help understand the geologic framework of Blue Mountain and help in mineral and geothermal reconnaissance.
 
Notes
Rock samples from outcrops and drill cores were collected. Data collected included: geographic coordinates, rock type, magnetic susceptibility, and density.


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