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Table 2 Thermal conductivity statistics of the main lithologies in Kuujjuaq

From: Thermophysical properties of surficial rocks: a tool to characterize geothermal resources of remote northern regions

 λGHFMλTCSMRE
(W m−1 K−1)(%)
Paragneiss (n = 7)
 Arithmetic mean2.322.52− 15
 Standard deviation0.610.30
 Median2.102.55
 Min–max1.62–3.152.07–2.90
Diorite–gabbro (n = 9)
 Arithmetic mean2.832.84− 2
 Standard deviation0.580.51
 Median2.722.57
 Min–max2.07–3.702.26–3.51
Tonalite–granite (n = 6)
 Arithmetic mean3.083.34− 13
 Standard deviation0.590.70
 Median3.093.57
 Min–max2.34–3.732.25–4.43
  1. λ thermal conductivity, n number of samples, standard deviation–population standard deviation, Min–minimum, Max–maximum