Encyclopedia of Geomagnetism and Paleomagnetism

2007 Edition
| Editors: David Gubbins, Emilio Herrero-Bervera

Mantle, Thermal Conductivity

  • Frank D. Stacey
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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4020-4423-6_213

The thermal conductivities of familiar igneous rocks, such as basalt, at laboratory pressure, are typically Open image in new window

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