Combining ammonium mapping and short-wave infrared (SWIR) reflectance spectroscopy to constrain a model of hydrothermal alteration for the Acoculco geothermal zone, Eastern Mexico

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Canet Miquel, Carles; Hernández-Cruz, B; Jiménez-Franco, Abigail; Pi, Teresa; Peláez, B; Villanueva Estrada, Ruth Esther; Alfonso Abella, María Pura; González Partida, Eduardo; Salinas, S.;
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1016/j.geothermics.2014.05.012
  • Subject: Caldera | Hydrothermal eruptions | Exploration | :Enginyeria civil::Enginyeria de mines::Investigació minera [Àrees temàtiques de la UPC] | Ammonium-bearing minerals | Geothermal resources | Water–rock interaction

The Acoculco geothermal system is hosted by a caldera complex located at the eastern portion of the Trans-Mexican Volcanic Belt. Surface manifestations are scarce and consist of low temperature, bubbling, acid–sulfate springs that are concentrated in two zones separated... View more
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