20ohm-m: A measure of electrical conduction resistance.
Albermarle: Chemical manufacturing company in North Carolina.
Aquifer: Underground layer of water.
Baker Bridge Plug: Bridge plugs for (depth) zone isolation in wells.
Basement Rock: The granite floor below the brine and rock.
Binary Geothermal: Plants that do not let steam phase to separate.
Calcination: To reduce, oxidize, or desiccate by roasting or strong heat.
Calved: Blocks of rocks that are broken off.
Cap Rock: Material overlaying the brine pay zone.
CAPEX: Capital expenditure or capital expense.
Casing perforations: Slots cut in casing allowing brine flow.
Cement Plug: Plugging wells with cement.
Coso Geothermal Field (CGF): Located in Inyo County, California.
Data Migrated: Converting raw data into a readable graph.
EBGF: East Brawley Geothermal Field.
Elute: Remove (such as lithium) by washing.
Fault Graben: A crack created when the earth's crust is pulled apart.
Flash Geothermal: Dteam drives turbine, which drives a generator.
Geophone’s: Device that converts ground movement into voltage.
Halliburton EZSV bridge: To isolate and block portions of a well.
Intercalate: Insert (such as lithium) between layers in a crystal lattice.
kV: One thousand volts.
LCE: Lithium Carbonate.
Lepidolite: The most abundant lithium-bearing mineral.
Li2SO4: Lithium Sulfate.
Liming: Treat with lime to reduce acidity.
Lithium recharge: Amount of Lithium increases
Magnetotelluric: Method for measuring subsurface electrical conductivity.
NBGF: North Brawley Geothermal Field.
Nitrogen Lift: Gas injection can increase pressure and boost output.
OPEX: Operational expenditure.
Orders of magnitude: Each order of magnitude is ten times larger.
PPM: Parts Per Million.
Resistivity: Electrical conduction in sediments containing brine.
Rift Valley: A lowland where Earth’s tectonic plates move.
Rig: Complete setup to drill wells.
Riparian water: Landowner’s water rights on streams and lakes.
Roasting: Processing the product with heat.
Salar de Atacampa: Largest salt flat in Chile.
Scale Equipment: Salt crystal build up on equipment.
Seismic reflection profile: Exploration that provides sub-surface maps.
Spodumene: Spodumene is a mineral source of lithium.
SQM: A metals exploration and recovery company in Chile.
SSGF: Salton Sea Geothermal Field.
Strength of Gravity: Test for rock density below land.
Synergies: Interaction or cooperation of two or more things.
TDS: Total Dissolved Solids like salts.
TG Hole: Temperature Gradient Hole or well.
TG: Thermal Gradient.
Thesis: A theory or a premise to be maintained or proved.
Travertine: Form of limestone deposited around hot springs.
Vibroseis: Truck-mounted vibrator to make seismic waves.
Wire Line Logs: Instruments recording well properties with sensors.