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Geothermal Vents

Water emerges from these vents at temperatures ranging from 60 °C (140 °F) up to as high as 464 °C (867 °F). Due to the high hydrostatic pressure at these depths, water may exist in either its liquid form or as a supercritical fluid at such temperatures. The critical point of (pure) water is 375 °C (707 °F) at a pressure of 218 atmospheres.

The initial stages of a vent chimney begin with the deposition of the mineral anhydriteSulfides of copperiron, and zinc then precipitate in the chimney gaps, making it less porous over the course of time. Vent growths on the order of 30 cm (1 ft) per day have been recorded. An April 2007 exploration of the deep-sea vents off the coast of Fiji found those vents to be a significant source of dissolved iron (see iron cycle).

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https://res.cloudinary.com/dtpgi0zck/video/upload/q_auto/vc_vp9/v1/videos/Alien%20Deep:%20%20Hydrothermal%20Vents.webm?_s=vp-1.5.1

These vents cover hundreds of miles, if not thousands. I am sure that scientists can find a way to use this energy source to add to the worlds need for a infinite energy source to power mankind’s future.

Comments, pro/con welcome

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