Skip to main content

Science – Society – Technology

Geothermal Energy Cover Image

Table 3 Examples of lithological proportion estimates for the West Center zone and resulting thermal conductivity values

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

West Center zone
Thermal unitsLithologies%Thermal conductivity (W m−1 K−1)
LowHigh
Ch–Ju–GRShale121.902.85
Limestone88
MerrimackShale701.792.69
Limestone30
Bs–EB–UVShale181.892.83
Limestone82
Lower VauréalShale461.832.74
Limestone54
MacastyShale1001.742.61
Upper MinganShale501.832.74
Limestone50
Lower MinganShale141.992.98
Limestone68
Dolomite3
Sandstone15
RomaineLimestone302.563.84
Dolomite65
Sandstone5