Definition: CV-2: Plutonic Geothermal Play Type

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CV-2: Plutonic Geothermal Play Type

A pluton is a body of intrusive igneous rock that is crystallized by the slow cooling of magma. A plutonic geothermal play type is an area of heat generated by surrounding plutons and can be used to geothermal electricity.[1]

Wikipedia Definition

  1. Inga S. Moeck. Graeme Beardsmore. 2014. A New 'Geothermal Play Type' Catalog: Streamlining Exploration Decision Making. In: Proceedings. Thirty-Ninth Workshop on Geothermal Reservoir Engineering; 2014/02/24; Stanford. California. Stanford. California: Stanford University; p. 8