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Fig. 10 | Geothermal Energy

Fig. 10

From: Three-dimensional geologic mapping to assess geothermal potential: examples from Nevada and Oregon

Fig. 10

Dilation (a) and slip (b) tendencies calculated for the 3D mapped fault system at Neal Hot Springs. Warm colors represent a high potential for that part of a fault zone to be critically stressed and are therefore more likely to conduct fluids relative to other fault segments. Cool colors indicate that the resolved stresses on the fault surface are relatively low, and therefore the fault is not critically stressed and has less potential to conduct fluids. The modeled horizontal stress field, based on inversion of fault kinematic data, is shown; the maximum stress is vertical

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