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)
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- DOE/ID/12079-36; ESL-57
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- Technical Report
- Research Org:
- Utah Univ., Salt Lake City (USA). Research Inst.
- Country of Publication:
- United States
- 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
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