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Title: Aqueous geochemistry of the Thermopolis hydrothermal system, southern Bighorn Basin, Wyoming, U.S.A.

Abstract

The Thermopolis hydrothermal system is located in the southern portion of the Bighorn Basin, in and around the town of Thermopolis, Wyoming. It is the largest hydrothermal system in Wyoming outside of Yellowstone National Park. The system includes hot springs, travertine deposits, and thermal wells; published models for the hydrothermal system propose the Owl Creek Mountains as the recharge zone, simple conductive heating at depth, and resurfacing of thermal waters up the Thermopolis Anticline.

Authors:
 [1];  [2];  [3]
  1. Univ. of Wyoming, Laramie, WY (United States). Dept. of Geology and Geophysics
  2. Univ. of Wyoming, Laramie, WY (United States). School of Energy Resources
  3. Univ. of Wyoming, Laramie, WY (United States). Wyoming High-Precision Isotope Lab.
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Univ. of Wyoming, Laramie, WY (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Fossil Energy (FE), Clean Coal and Carbon (FE-20)
OSTI Identifier:
1171957
Grant/Contract Number:  
FE0002112
Resource Type:
Journal Article: Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Rocky Mountain Geology
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 49; Journal Issue: 1; Journal ID: ISSN 1555-7332
Publisher:
University of Washington, Dept. of Geology and Geophysics
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
58 GEOSCIENCES; Bighorn Basin, hot springs, hydrogeochemistry, hydrothermal system, Thermopolis, Wyoming

Citation Formats

Kaszuba, John P., Sims, Kenneth W.W., and Pluda, Allison R. Aqueous geochemistry of the Thermopolis hydrothermal system, southern Bighorn Basin, Wyoming, U.S.A.. United States: N. p., 2014. Web. doi:10.2113/gsrocky.49.1.1.
Kaszuba, John P., Sims, Kenneth W.W., & Pluda, Allison R. Aqueous geochemistry of the Thermopolis hydrothermal system, southern Bighorn Basin, Wyoming, U.S.A.. United States. doi:10.2113/gsrocky.49.1.1.
Kaszuba, John P., Sims, Kenneth W.W., and Pluda, Allison R. Sun . "Aqueous geochemistry of the Thermopolis hydrothermal system, southern Bighorn Basin, Wyoming, U.S.A.". United States. doi:10.2113/gsrocky.49.1.1. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1171957.
@article{osti_1171957,
title = {Aqueous geochemistry of the Thermopolis hydrothermal system, southern Bighorn Basin, Wyoming, U.S.A.},
author = {Kaszuba, John P. and Sims, Kenneth W.W. and Pluda, Allison R.},
abstractNote = {The Thermopolis hydrothermal system is located in the southern portion of the Bighorn Basin, in and around the town of Thermopolis, Wyoming. It is the largest hydrothermal system in Wyoming outside of Yellowstone National Park. The system includes hot springs, travertine deposits, and thermal wells; published models for the hydrothermal system propose the Owl Creek Mountains as the recharge zone, simple conductive heating at depth, and resurfacing of thermal waters up the Thermopolis Anticline.},
doi = {10.2113/gsrocky.49.1.1},
journal = {Rocky Mountain Geology},
issn = {1555-7332},
number = 1,
volume = 49,
place = {United States},
year = {2014},
month = {6}
}

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