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Table 5 Concentration of radiogenic elements of rocks from Rivière–à-Pierre suite in the Parc des Laurentides domain

From: Numerical analysis of the role of radiogenic basement on temperature distribution in the St. Lawrence Lowlands, Québec

Rock type \(C_U\) (ppm) \(C_{Th}\) (ppm) \(C_K\) (%)
Amphibolite (1) 0.8 3 0.78
Charnockite (5) 2.94–4.25
Gabbro (2) 0.5–0.7 3 2.25–4.57
Granite (16) 0.5–1.9 2.2–14 1.37–5.48
Granitic gneiss (7) 0.5–1.8 3–4.1 0.99–3.87
Mangerite (5) 0.5–1.0 2.1–2.2 2.17–3.44
Quartz-monzonite (7) 0.5–1.2 3–10 4.23–5.14
Quartzite (1) 1.7 3 4.26
Bulk rock 0.5–1.9 (1.18) 2.1–14 (4.05) 0.78–5.48 (3.55)