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Table 5 Inferred heat flux and contribution from each layer

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

 Q0, GRS
(× 10−3 W m−2)
Q0, ICP-MS
(× 10−3 W m−2)
Q10, GRS
(× 10−3 W m−2)
Q10, ICP-MS
(× 10−3 W m−2)
Contribution
(%)
Paragneiss
 Min24.028.122.424.948
 Average36.738.030.231.0
 Max58.045.343.235.5
Paragneiss + diorite
 1-km-thick diorite
  Min23.927.822.424.946:1
  Average33.338.030.231.0
  Max50.346.843.235.5
 5-km-thick diorite
  Min23.227.222.424.939:3
  Average33.137.830.231.0
  Max49.949.743.235.5