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Title: 3D Model of the San Emidio Geothermal Area

The San Emidio geothermal system is characterized by a left-step in a west-dipping normal fault system that bounds the western side of the Lake Range. The 3D geologic model consists of 5 geologic units and 55 faults. Overlying Jurrassic-Triassic metasedimentary basement is a ~500 m-1000 m thick section of the Miocene lower Pyramid sequence, pre- syn-extensional Quaternary sedimentary rocks and post-extensional Quaternary rocks. 15-30ยบ eastward dip of the stratigraphy is controlled by the predominant west-dipping fault set. Both geothermal production and injection are concentrated north of the step over in an area of closely spaced west dipping normal faults.
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Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1136724
Report Number(s):
365
DOE Contract Number:
EE0002748
Resource Type:
Dataset
Data Type:
Specialized Mix
Research Org:
DOE Geothermal Data Repository; University of Nevada Reno
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE), Geothermal Technologies Program (EE-2C)
Contributing Orgs:
University of Nevada Reno
Country of Publication:
United States
Availability:
GDRHelp@EE.Doe.Gov
Language:
English
Subject:
15 Geothermal Energy geothermal; San Emidio Geothermal Area; 3D Model