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Table 2 Thermal conductivities λi of selected mineral phases applied in this study

From: Pore-fluid-dependent controls of matrix and bulk thermal conductivity of mineralogically heterogeneous sandstones

Mineral λi [W m−1 K−1] Reference
Quartz 7.7 Horai (1971)
Microcline 2.4–2.6 (2.5) Horai (1971)
Anorthite 1.7 Horai (1971)
Albite 1.9–2.3 Horai (1971)
Muscovite 2.2–2.5 (2.35) Horai (1971)
Biotite 1.7–2.3 (2.0) Horai (1971)
Illite 1.8 Brigaud and Vasseur (1989)
Mixed layer 1.9 Brigaud and Vasseur (1989)
Chlorite 4.3–6.2 (5.25) Horai (1971)
Kaolinite 2.6 Brigaud and Vasseur (1989)
Haematite 11.3 Horai (1971)
Dolomite 5.5 Horai (1971)
Calcite 3.6 Horai (1971)
Anhydrite 4.8 Horai (1971)