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Title: Interpretation of drill cuttings from geothermal wells

Problems in interpreting drill cuttings, as opposed to drill cores, and methods to solve these problems are outlined. The following are covered: identification of lithology; recognition of faults and fractures; interpretation of hydrothermal alteration; geochemistry; sample collection; sample preparple examination; and sample storage. (MHR)
Authors:
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Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
5776354
Report Number(s):
DOE/ID/12079-36; ESL-57
ON: DE82003947
DOE Contract Number:
AC07-79ID12079
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Research Org:
Utah Univ., Salt Lake City (USA). Research Inst.
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
15 GEOTHERMAL ENERGY; DRILL CORES; DATA ANALYSIS; GEOTHERMAL WELLS; GEOCHEMISTRY; GEOLOGIC FAULTS; GEOLOGIC FISSURES; HYDROTHERMAL ALTERATION; LITHOLOGY; SAMPLE PREPARATION; SAMPLING; CHEMISTRY; GEOLOGIC STRUCTURES; WELLS Geothermal Legacy 150303* -- Geothermal Exploration & Exploration Technology-- Exploratory Drilling & Well Logging