Table 3.

Hurlet thermal conductivity values

MdstSstSlstCoalLstIstStrkBasaltVolc. det
k (W m−1 °C−1)1.40*4.713.020.42.85§2.85§2.4222.35

*Bullard & Niblett (1951); Oxburgh (1982); Herrin & Deming (1996); §England et al. (1980). Mdst, Mudstone; Sst, Sandstone; Slst, Siltstone; Lst, Limestone; Ist, Ironstone; Strk, Seatrock; Volc. det, Volcanic detritus.