TSUTOMU MURASE, ALEXANDER R. McBIRNEY; Properties of Some Common Igneous Rocks and Their Melts at High Temperatures. GSA Bulletin ; 84 (11): 3563–3592. doi: https://doi.org/10.1130/0016-7606(1973)84<3563:POSCIR>2.0.CO;2
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The properties of four igneous rocks (a tholeiitic and an alkali-olivine basalt, an andesite, and a rhyolite) and a synthetic lunar sample have been determined at atmospheric pressure over a range of temperatures including their melting interval. Viscosity, density, electrical and thermal conductivity, ultrasonic wave velocities, surface tension, and vesiculation rates were measured directly; these data have been used to calculate values for thermal expansion, compressibility, ultrasonic wave attenuation, and activation-energy coefficients.