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Title: Project HOTSPOT: Mountain Home Well Core and Drill Site Photos

Abstract

The Snake River Plain (SRP), Idaho, hosts potential geothermal resources due to elevated groundwater temperatures associated with the thermal anomaly Yellowstone-Snake River hotspot. Project HOTSPOT has coordinated international institutions and organizations to understand subsurface stratigraphy and assess geothermal potential. Over 5.9km of core were drilled from three boreholes within the SRP in an attempt to acquire continuous core documenting the volcanic and sedimentary record of the hotspot: (1) Kimama, (2) Kimberly, and (3) Mountain Home. The Mountain Home drill hole is located along the western plain and documents older basalts overlain by sediment. This submission includes photos of the core samples taken from the Mountain Home drill hole. Data submitted by project collaborator Doug Schmitt, University of Alberta *Note - The archive file "MH Photos.zip" contains all of the photos associated with this submission in a more easily downloaded format

Authors:
Publication Date:
Other Number(s):
289
DOE Contract Number:  
EE0002848
Product Type:
Dataset
Research Org.:
USDOE Geothermal Data Repository (United States); Utah State Univ., Logan, UT (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE), Geothermal Technologies Program (EE-2C)
Subject:
15 Geothermal Energy
Keywords:
geothermal; Snake River Plain; Idaho; Yellowstone Hotspot; Project HOTSPOT; borehole geophysics; Mountain Home; drilling; photo core log; downhole geophysics; photos; SRP; continuous volcanism; core sample; core log; well data; core
OSTI Identifier:
1148776
DOI:
https://doi.org/10.15121/1148776

Citation Formats

Shervais, John. Project HOTSPOT: Mountain Home Well Core and Drill Site Photos. United States: N. p., 2012. Web. doi:10.15121/1148776.
Shervais, John. Project HOTSPOT: Mountain Home Well Core and Drill Site Photos. United States. doi:https://doi.org/10.15121/1148776
Shervais, John. 2012. "Project HOTSPOT: Mountain Home Well Core and Drill Site Photos". United States. doi:https://doi.org/10.15121/1148776. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1148776. Pub date:Wed Jan 11 00:00:00 EST 2012
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abstractNote = {The Snake River Plain (SRP), Idaho, hosts potential geothermal resources due to elevated groundwater temperatures associated with the thermal anomaly Yellowstone-Snake River hotspot. Project HOTSPOT has coordinated international institutions and organizations to understand subsurface stratigraphy and assess geothermal potential. Over 5.9km of core were drilled from three boreholes within the SRP in an attempt to acquire continuous core documenting the volcanic and sedimentary record of the hotspot: (1) Kimama, (2) Kimberly, and (3) Mountain Home. The Mountain Home drill hole is located along the western plain and documents older basalts overlain by sediment. This submission includes photos of the core samples taken from the Mountain Home drill hole. Data submitted by project collaborator Doug Schmitt, University of Alberta *Note - The archive file "MH Photos.zip" contains all of the photos associated with this submission in a more easily downloaded format},
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