Definition: CV-2b: Plutonic - Inactive Volcanism

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CV-2b: Plutonic - Inactive Volcanism

A plutonic geothermal play type with inactive volcanism is related to the placement of felsic plutons and is a characteristic of mature subduction zones and decaying volcanism in continental crust.[1]

  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