geothermometer


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geothermometer

(ˌdʒiːəʊθəˈmɒmɪtə)
n
(General Physics) a thermometer for measuring temperatures below the surface of the earth
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Soil temperatures were measured by using a geothermometer, and air temperatures and RH were measured using dry and wet bulb thermometers, respectively.
1998) has cautioned against the unequivocal use of interstratified I-S as a geothermometer and has provided further evidence that factors such as pore fluid chemistry and rock to fluid ratios can have an important role in determining the reaction progress of clay mineral diagenesis.
When we used this geothermometer, we always assumed that no significant changes occurred in the chemical composition of water and possible boiling may be considered as adiabatic [24].
1990, Fluid-inclusion technique for determining maximum temperature in calcite and its comparison to the vitrinite reflectance geothermometer.
1998) Application of graphite as a geothermometer in hydrothermally altered metamorphic rocks of the Merelani-Lelatema area, Mozambique Belt, northeastern Tanzania.
The temperature, based on the quartz-tourmaline geothermometer of Kotzer et al.
Temperatures estimated using the Ti-in-zircon geothermometer recalibrated by Ferry and Watson (2007).
5cm]) was monitored using a geothermometer inserted into the soil in the vicinity of the soil collars.