Hawthorne Nevada Deep Direct-Use Feasibility Study - Data Used for Geothermal Resource Conceptual Modeling and Power Capacity Estimates


This data submission includes several data components that were used to develop a conceptual model and power capacity-estimates of two low-temperature geothermal resources that define geothermal prospect A at Hawthorne, Nevada. Data are sourced from a combination of legacy publicly-available data and more recent data acquisition conducted by the US Navy Geothermal Program Office (2008-2013) and the Great Basin Center for Geothermal Energy at the University of Nevada, Reno (2008-2010). Data sets include compiled fluid geochemistry data, down-hole temperature logs for wells in the vicinity of prospect A, 2 meter temperature survey data, temperature-spinner logs acquired in well HWAAD-2A, fracture picks from image log data acquired in wells HWAAD-2 and HWAAD-3, and X-Ray Diffraction (XRD) analyses on cuttings from wells HWAAD-2A and HWAAD-3. These data have been reviewed for errors and inconsistencies, but it is possible that few errors could still remain.

The resource conceptual model and power capacity estimates are included in the final report to the US Department of Energy, and are presented in a manuscript by Ayling and Hinz. A link to the manuscript published in Geothermics is linked below in this submission.

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DOE Project Name: Deep Direct-Use Feasibility Study for the Hawthorne Nevada Army Depot and Surrounding Community
DOE Project Number: FY18 AOP 2182
DOE Project Lead: Arlene Anderson
DOI: 10.15121/1632304
Last Updated: 8 months ago
Data from April, 2020
Submitted Apr 5, 2020


Great Basin Center for Geothermal Energy



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Bridget Ayling
Great Basin Center for Geothermal Energy
Nicholas Hinz
Great Basin Center for Geothermal Energy


geothermal, energy, Hawthorne, geochemistry, conceptual model, temperature logs, borehole fracture data, Hawthorne Army Depot, direct use, Nevada, 2-meter temperatures, alteration minerals, PTS, well data, fluid chemistry, DDU, temperature, fracture, XRD, water chemistry, survey, cuttings, modeling, capacity, estimates, conceptual, HWAAD-2, HWAAD-3, HWAAD-2A, geospatial data, low-tempertaure, hydrothermal, seservoi, reservoir compartmentalization, power capacity, image log


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