Definition: CV-2a: Plutonic - Recent or Active Volcanism

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CV-2a: Plutonic - Recent or Active Volcanism

A plutonic geothermal play type with recent or active volcanism is where geothermal heat is provided by cooling crystalline rock. Faulting and the recharge of meteoric water will allow the heat to laterally expand.[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