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Reinjection of cooling effluent over decades has got to break down the rock, in fact it probably explodes the rock into tiny pieces which after decades crumbles and lets the lava move... All of the scholarly industry information available says not to place geothermal plants in seismically active areas...


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These globular structures are called varioles, and there is not complete agreement as to how they are formed. The most likely theory is that the basalt has been hydrothermically altered by millions of years of water infiltration bringing in tiny amounts of other minerals, but the jury is still out.


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