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Monday, January 9th 2017, 11:47pm

Geothermal and Pahoehoe Lava

Geothermal Generator works with Pahoehoe Lava

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Maybe this function is already in IC2 in newer versions, but I play in 1.8.9, so I don't know if this funtion is already implemented.
It would be great if we could use Pahoehoe Lava in the Geothermal Generator, obviosly it would produce less EU/bucket and EU/t.

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Monday, January 9th 2017, 11:49pm

Pahoehoe Lava is quite cool (compared to lava), so if you tried extracting heat out of it in the geothermal generator it'd most likely solidify in there and bung it up.
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Tuesday, January 10th 2017, 2:46am

But lava is the same, when you put lava in the Geothermal generator this lava disintegrate (so i guess this lava solidify and then it "erode"), same with pahoehoe lava, no? (Am I being too exaggerated?)
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Tuesday, January 10th 2017, 5:37am

i would say The hoehohe lava should produce just 15 EU instead of 20. So you get the feeling that the lava is actually cooled down.

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Tuesday, January 10th 2017, 6:51am

Pahoehoe Lava is quite cool (compared to lava), so if you tried extracting heat out of it in the geothermal generator it'd most likely solidify in there and bung it up.

i would say The hoehohe lava should produce just 15 EU instead of 20. So you get the feeling that the lava is actually cooled down.


If Pahoehoe Lava was really that much cooler than regular lava, that small of a difference in EU wouldn't be appropriate. However, using the NEI Integration mod, I was able to look up the details of both fluids in the Forge Fluid Registry.
Lava is liquid, can be placed, has temperature 1300 (Kelvin, I think), luminosity 15, density 3000, and viscosity 6000.
Pahoehoe lava is liquid, can be placed, has temperature 1200, luminosity 10, density 50000, and viscosity 250000.

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Tuesday, January 10th 2017, 7:52am

true on the other hand MauveCloud look up on the Wikipedia page what Pahoehoe lava actually is. Its basicly Lava that is almost to the state of beeing stone again. Still molten but you can compare its kind with almost cooled of wax.. Aka still hot enough to be a fluid but not as hot as lava...

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Tuesday, January 10th 2017, 1:25pm

But if pohehoe can be a liquid, it has sufficient heat to boil water (and acording to my knowledge of Geothermal Generators their works boiling water and using a turbine to produce energy)
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Tuesday, January 10th 2017, 4:30pm

true on the other hand MauveCloud look up on the Wikipedia page what Pahoehoe lava actually is. Its basicly Lava that is almost to the state of beeing stone again. Still molten but you can compare its kind with almost cooled of wax.. Aka still hot enough to be a fluid but not as hot as lava...

Only on the surface, though. Note this sentence from the Wikipedia article:

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These surface features are due to the movement of very fluid lava under a congealing surface crust.


Also, counter-intuitively, ʻAʻā lava, which is pictured above Pahoehoe lava in the Wikipedia article as glowing, has a lower temperature range than Pahoehoe lava.

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