geothermometer


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geothermometer

[¦jē·ō·thər′mäm·əd·ər]
(engineering)
A thermometer constructed to measure temperatures in boreholes or deep-sea deposits.
(geology)
A mineral that yields information about the temperature range within which it was formed. Also known as geologic thermometer.
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Potter II, "Magnesium correction to the NaKCa chemical geothermometer," Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, vol.
The geothermometers and the selected calibrated geothermometries, which were satisfactorily applied to similar systems in the Pyrennes (Spain), are the following:
The temperatures of the geothermal reservoirs were estimated using a silica geothermometer [18], Na-K-Ca and Na/K geothermometers [37], and K/Mg geothermometer [15].
Chlorite composition variations have been proposed to be closely related to the formation temperatures and thus it has been used as a geothermometer [50-52].
The main objective of this paper is to determine the geothermal reservoir characteristics (type, origin, temperature, and depth of circulation) of Ayub-Peighambar and Shafa (AP and SH) hot springs, in the NE of Iran, using geothermometers and environmental [sup.2]H and [sup.18]O isotopes along with geological and thermal anomalies data of the study area.
The results show that the reservoir temperature by using quartz geothermometer is higher than that using christobalite geothermometer.
Rouzaud, "Raman spectra of carbonaceous material in metasediments: a new geothermometer," Journal of Metamorphic Geology, vol.
Sub-solidus hydrothermal alteration is highly unlikely in the SCS gabbroic bodies considering the temperature estimates (825 to 970 [degrees]C, hornblende-plagioclase geothermometer; Molina et al., 2009).
Soil temperatures were measured by using a geothermometer, and air temperatures and RH were measured using dry and wet bulb thermometers, respectively.
Calcic amphibole equilibria and a new amphibole-plagioclase geothermometer. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, 111(2), 269-272.
1998) has cautioned against the unequivocal use of interstratified I-S as a geothermometer and has provided further evidence that factors such as pore fluid chemistry and rock to fluid ratios can have an important role in determining the reaction progress of clay mineral diagenesis.