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Table 1 Theoretical thermal conductivity for each lithology with mean values from literature

From: Geothermal resource assessment of remote sedimentary basins with sparse data: lessons learned from Anticosti Island, Canada

LithologyThermal conductivity (W m−1 K−1)
LowMeanHigh
Shale1.742.172.61
Limestone1.932.412.89
Dolomitic limestone2.443.053.66
Dolomite3.033.794.55
Sandstone2.403.003.60
  1. Low and high thermal conductivity are calculated by subtracting or adding 20% to mean value