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GERM Database Search Results        
Reservoir Z Element Value Median SD Low High N Unit Info Reference Source(s)
Mantle 13 Al 3.49           wt% Melt extraction model for fertile upper mantle composition. Walter 2004
Mantle 13 Al 3.7           wt% Composition of the Mantle of the Earth assuming average solar system elemental ratios for the whole Earth. Palme & O'Neill 2004
Mantle 13 Al 2.35           wt% Major element composition of the Earth Mantle. McDonough 2004
Mantle 13 Al 3.49     3.2 4   wt% Best fit model of fertile upper mantle composition as given in major element oxide abundances. Also given are the High and low values of all oxides. These values have a confidence level of 95%. Walter 2004
Mantle 5 B 0.25           ppm Mantle concentrations of Boron (in ppm) as given by Spivack 1986.  Smith et al. 1995 Spivack 1986
Mantle 6 C 0.01           wt% Major element composition of the Earth Mantle. McDonough 2004
Mantle 20 Ca 2.53           wt% Major element composition of the Earth Mantle. McDonough 2004
Mantle 20 Ca 3.19           wt% Melt extraction model for fertile upper mantle composition. Walter 2004
Mantle 20 Ca 3           wt% Composition of the Mantle of the Earth assuming average solar system elemental ratios for the whole Earth. Palme & O'Neill 2004
Mantle 20 Ca 3.19     2.92 3.66   wt% Best fit model of fertile upper mantle composition as given in major element oxide abundances. Also given are the High and low values of all oxides. These values have a confidence level of 95%. Walter 2004
Mantle   CaO/Al2O3 0.91             Melt extraction model for fertile upper mantle composition. Walter 2004
Mantle 24 Cr 0.4     0.38 0.42   wt% Best fit model of fertile upper mantle composition as given in major element oxide abundances. Also given are the High and low values of all oxides. These values have a confidence level of 95%. Walter 2004
Mantle 24 Cr 0.26           wt% Major element composition of the Earth Mantle. McDonough 2004
Mantle 24 Cr 0.4           wt% Melt extraction model for fertile upper mantle composition. Walter 2004
Mantle 5 d11B -3   1         Mantle concentrations of Isotopic Boron (in ¿) as given by Spivack 1986. Smith et al. 1995 Spivack 1986
Mantle 26 Fe 8.27     8.04 8.41   wt% Best fit model of fertile upper mantle composition as given in major element oxide abundances. Also given are the High and low values of all oxides. These values have a confidence level of 95%. Walter 2004
Mantle 26 Fe 8.27           wt% Melt extraction model for fertile upper mantle composition. Walter 2004
Mantle 26 Fe 6.26           wt% Major element composition of the Earth Mantle. McDonough 2004
Mantle 26 Fe 6.3           wt% Composition of the Mantle of the Earth assuming average solar system elemental ratios for the whole Earth. Palme & O'Neill 2004
Mantle 1 H 0.01           wt% Major element composition of the Earth Mantle. McDonough 2004
Mantle 12 Mg 38.59     37.46 39.25   wt% Best fit model of fertile upper mantle composition as given in major element oxide abundances. Also given are the High and low values of all oxides. These values have a confidence level of 95%. Walter 2004
Mantle 12 Mg 22.8           wt% Major element composition of the Earth Mantle. McDonough 2004
Mantle 12 Mg 38.59           wt% Melt extraction model for fertile upper mantle composition. Walter 2004
Mantle 12 Mg 35.8           wt% Composition of the Mantle of the Earth assuming average solar system elemental ratios for the whole Earth. Palme & O'Neill 2004
Mantle   Mg# 89.3             Mg# of all the above models pertaning to fertile upper mantle compositions. Walter 2004
Mantle   Mg# 89.28     88.91 89.49     Best fit model of fertile upper mantle composition as given in major element oxide abundances. Also given are the High and low values of all oxides. These values have a confidence level of 95%. Walter 2004
Mantle   MgO/SiO2 0.86             Melt extraction model for fertile upper mantle composition. Walter 2004
Mantle 25 Mn 0.1           wt% Major element composition of the Earth Mantle. McDonough 2004
Mantle 11 Na 0.24           wt% Melt extraction model for fertile upper mantle composition. Walter 2004
Mantle 11 Na 0.27           wt% Major element composition of the Earth Mantle. McDonough 2004
Mantle 11 Na 0.24     0.22 0.28   wt% Best fit model of fertile upper mantle composition as given in major element oxide abundances. Also given are the High and low values of all oxides. These values have a confidence level of 95%. Walter 2004
Mantle 28 Ni 0.26     0.24 0.28   wt% Best fit model of fertile upper mantle composition as given in major element oxide abundances. Also given are the High and low values of all oxides. These values have a confidence level of 95%. Walter 2004
Mantle 28 Ni 0.2           wt% Major element composition of the Earth Mantle. McDonough 2004
Mantle 28 Ni 0.26           wt% Melt extraction model for fertile upper mantle composition. Walter 2004
Mantle 8 O 44           wt% Major element composition of the Earth Mantle. McDonough 2004
Mantle 15 P 0.009           wt% Major element composition of the Earth Mantle. McDonough 2004
Mantle 16 S 0.03           wt% Major element composition of the Earth Mantle. McDonough 2004
Mantle 14 Si 44.9           wt% Melt extraction model for fertile upper mantle composition. Walter 2004
Mantle 14 Si 21           wt% Major element composition of the Earth Mantle. McDonough 2004
Mantle 14 Si 51.2           wt% Composition of the Mantle of the Earth assuming average solar system elemental ratios for the whole Earth. Palme & O'Neill 2004
Mantle 14 Si 44.9     44.74 45.19   wt% Best fit model of fertile upper mantle composition as given in major element oxide abundances. Also given are the High and low values of all oxides. These values have a confidence level of 95%. Walter 2004
Mantle 22 Ti 0.13     0.12 0.15   wt% Best fit model of fertile upper mantle composition as given in major element oxide abundances. Also given are the High and low values of all oxides. These values have a confidence level of 95%. Walter 2004
Mantle 22 Ti 0.13           wt% Melt extraction model for fertile upper mantle composition. Walter 2004
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