geothermometry


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geothermometry

[¦jē·ō·thər′mäm·ə·trē]
(geology)
Measurement of the temperatures at which geologic processes occur or occurred. Also known as geologic thermometry.
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Assessment of Reservoir Temperatures of Thermal Springs of the Northern Areas of Pakestan by Chemical and Isotope Geothermometry, Geothermics, 31: 613-631.
1 Amphibole- plagioclase thermometry Wiborg Wiborgite 650-750 * Two-feldspar geothermometry Wiborg Wiborgite 580-650 * Two-feldspar geothermometry Salmi Wiborgite 740-780 Zircon thermometry Salmi Wiborgite 680-720 Zircon thermometry Uljalegi Amphibole, 700-840/940 * Zircon quartz crystallization phenocryst temperature modelling by Watson & Harrison (1983) Aland (A3) Monzonite 750-840 7.
Thus, apart from phenomena related to geothermometry, temperatures go from extremes of 176[degrees]F to 126[degrees]F (80[degrees]C to -88[degrees]C).
IIb trioctahedral chlorite from the Barberton greenstone belt: crystal structure and rock composition constraints with implications to geothermometry.
The geothermometric modeling was carried out with two geothermometric techniques: 1) Geothermometric simulation calculations, and 2) Classic geothermometry (chemical geothermometry).
1981, Vitrinite reflectance geothermometry and apparent heating duration in the Cerro Prieto geothermal field.
Monazite-saturation geothermometry (Montel 1993) yields temperatures as high as 825-950[degrees]C for the MPG, similar to those of the MBG (834-950[degrees]C).
Two-feldspar geothermometry yields temperatures lower than 500[degrees]C, reflecting subsolidus recrystallisation.