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dc.contributor.author Colp, John L en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2012-01-27T20:19:27Z en_US
dc.date.available 2012-01-27T20:19:27Z en_US
dc.date.issued 1974-11 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Colp, JL. 1974. Magma-Tap : The ultimate geothermal energy program. Albuquerque (NM): Sandia Laboratories. en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10524/19373 en_US
dc.description "This report was presented at the Circum-Pacific Energy and Mineral Resources Conference at Honolulu, Hawaii, Auguest, 1974." en_US
dc.description.abstract The objective of the Direct Magma Tap Research Program now under way at Sandia Laboratories is to investigate the feasibility of extracting energy directly from deeply buried circulating magma sources. With temperatures of the order of 1000 C temperature, these buried sources represent great amounts of high-quality energy. A fully closed heat exchanger system inserted directly into the source would allow extraction of this energy with minimal environmental impact. Major problem areas being studied include source location and configuration, in situ magma characteristics, material compatibilities, tapping methods, and energy extraction equipment. en_US
dc.description.sponsorship US DOE en_US
dc.format.extent 21 pages en_US
dc.language.iso en-US en_US
dc.publisher Sandia Laboratories en_US
dc.subject magma energy en_US
dc.subject engineering en_US
dc.subject theoretical en_US
dc.subject Kilauea en_US
dc.subject Hawaii en_US
dc.title Magma-Tap : The ultimate geothermal energy program en_US
dc.type Report en_US
dc.type.dcmi Text en_US

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