Geology and surface geochemistry of the Roosevelt Springs Known Geothermal Resource Area, Utah

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Available data on the Roosevelt area were synthesized to determine the spatial arrangement of the rocks, and the patterns of mass and energy flow within them. The resulting model lead to a new interpretation of the geothermal system, and provided ground truth for evaluating the application of soil geochemistry to exploration for concealed geothermal fields. Preliminary geochemical studies comparing the surface microlayer to conventional soil sampling methods indicated both practical and chemical advantages for the surface microlayer technique, which was particularly evident in the case of As, Sb and Cs. Subsequent multi-element analyses of surface microlayer samples collected over an ... continued below

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Lovell, J.S.; Meyer, W.T. & Atkinson, D.J. January 1, 1980.

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Available data on the Roosevelt area were synthesized to determine the spatial arrangement of the rocks, and the patterns of mass and energy flow within them. The resulting model lead to a new interpretation of the geothermal system, and provided ground truth for evaluating the application of soil geochemistry to exploration for concealed geothermal fields. Preliminary geochemical studies comparing the surface microlayer to conventional soil sampling methods indicated both practical and chemical advantages for the surface microlayer technique, which was particularly evident in the case of As, Sb and Cs. Subsequent multi-element analyses of surface microlayer samples collected over an area of 100 square miles were processed to produce single element contour maps for 41 chemical parameters. Computer manipulation of the multi-element data using R-mode factor analysis provided the optimum method of interpretation of the surface microlayer data. A trace element association of As, Sb and Cs in the surface microlayer provided the best indication of the leakage of geothermal solutions to the surface, while regional mercury trends may reflect the presence of a mercury vapour anomaly above a concealed heat source.

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  • Other: DE83002581
  • Report No.: DOE/ID/12062-T1
  • Grant Number: FC07-79ID12062
  • DOI: 10.2172/6630126 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 6630126
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc1197643

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Lovell, J.S.; Meyer, W.T. & Atkinson, D.J. Geology and surface geochemistry of the Roosevelt Springs Known Geothermal Resource Area, Utah, report, January 1, 1980; United States. (https://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1197643/: accessed March 20, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, https://digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.