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EXPLORATION OF THE AKUTAN GEOTHERMAL RESOURCE AREA

@inproceedings{Kolker2012EXPLORATIONOT,
  title={EXPLORATION OF THE AKUTAN GEOTHERMAL RESOURCE AREA},
  author={Amanda Kolker and Pete Stelling and William B. Cumming and D. T. Rohrs},
  year={2012}
}
Gas geochemistry from geothermal fumaroles on Akutan Island, Alaska, indicates that geothermal reservoir temperatures could approach 572 °F (300 °C), and probably consists of a brine liquid overlain by a small steam cap. Fluids produced by core holes show evidence of chemical re-equilibration to lower temperatures, with cation geothermometry providing a range from 392-464 °F (200-240 °C). Geochemistry of hot spring fluids shows evidence of equilibrating at still lower temperatures. These data… 

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