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GERM Database Search Results        
Reservoir Z Element Value Median SD Low High N Unit Info Reference Source(s)
Atmosphere   20Ne 9.8   0.08         Isotopic compositions of Earth Atmosphere as given in relative abundances of noble-gas and major volatiles. Porcelli & Turekian 2014 Ozima & Podosek 2001
Porcelli et al. 2002
Atmosphere   20Ne/22Ne 9.8             Helium, Neodymium and Argon Isotopic compositions in the Solar System as first given by McDougall and Honda 1998. Hilton & Porcelli 2004 McDougall & Honda 1998
Atmosphere   21Ne 0.029   0.0003         Isotopic compositions of Earth Atmosphere as given in relative abundances of noble-gas and major volatiles. Porcelli & Turekian 2014 Ozima & Podosek 2001
Porcelli et al. 2002
Atmosphere   21Ne/22Ne 0.029             Helium, Neodymium and Argon Isotopic compositions in the Solar System as first given by McDougall and Honda 1998. Hilton & Porcelli 2004 McDougall & Honda 1998
Atmosphere   22Ne 1             Isotopic compositions of Earth Atmosphere as given in relative abundances of noble-gas and major volatiles. Porcelli & Turekian 2014 Ozima & Podosek 2001
Porcelli et al. 2002
Atmosphere 10 Ne 3210000000000000             Global inventory for atmospheric volatiles as measured in moles. Based on dry tropospheric air. Porcelli & Turekian 2008 Ozima & Podosek 2001
Atmosphere 10 Ne 18.18           ppm Mole fraction of Ne: Neon gas in dry air. Major sources for these gases in the atmosphere range from biological sources to antropogenic. Prinn 2004 Brasseur et al. 1999
Prinn et al. 2000
CI Chondrites   20Ne/36Ar 26             Anders & Ebihara 1982 Cameron 1982
CI Chondrites   20Ne/36Ar 31             Anders & Ebihara 1982 Cameron 1973
CI Chondrites   20Ne/36Ar 40             Anders & Ebihara 1982 Marti et al. 1972
CI Chondrites   20Ne/36Ar 37             Anders & Ebihara 1982
CI Chondrites   4He/20Ne 670             Anders & Ebihara 1982
CI Chondrites   4He/20Ne 780             Anders & Ebihara 1982 Cameron 1982
CI Chondrites   4He/20Ne 720             Anders & Ebihara 1982 Cameron 1973
CI Chondrites   4He/20Ne 400             Anders & Ebihara 1982 Marti et al. 1972
CI Chondrites 10 Ne 203   0         Abundance of elements in the solar system based off of Palme & Beer 1993 study of CI meteorites. Elements imcompletely condensed in CI meteorites. Palme & Jones 2004 Palme & Beer 1993
CI Chondrites 10 Ne 203             Abundance of elements in the solar system from Anders & Grevesse 1989 study of CI meteorites. Palme & Jones 2004 Anders & Grevesse 1989
Jupiter Atmosphere 10 Ne 0.2             Abundances of major element species in the atmosphere of Jupiter with the values expressed as relative to solar abundance. See Source citations for abundance values in absolute units. Lunine 2004 Atreya et al. 1999b
Gautier et al. 2001
Noll et al. 1989
Fink et al. 1978
Mars Atmosphere 10 Ne 2.5           ppm Elemental and Isotopic composition of the Martian atmosphere as modeled by Bogard et al. 2001. Isotopic values are given as ratios where elements are given in respect to gas compounds such as CO2, N2, etc. McSween, Jr. 2004 Bogard et al. 2001
Oceans Deep water 10 Ne 8             Deep ocean water is ~1,000 m depth. Where possible data is from the Pacific ocean that shows the greates variations; otherwhise data is from the Atlantic ocean. Depth = 1081 m. Quinby-Hunt & Turekian 1983 Craig et al. 1967
Oceans Surface water 10 Ne 7             Surface or near-surface concentratio. Where possible data is from the Pacific ocean that shows the greates variations; otherwhise data is from the Atlantic ocean. Depth = 10 m. Quinby-Hunt & Turekian 1983 Craig et al. 1967
Orgueil Chondrite 10 Ne 203             Orgueil meteorite measurements. Abundance approximated from 20Ne not element. As Ne in bulk Orgueil is mainly derived from the solar wind, the values have been based on ratios for NaOH-etch Orgueil silicates: 20Ne/36Ar = 0.27 and 4He/20Ne = 277. Anders & Grevesse 1989
Orgueil Chondrite 10 Ne 203             Solar system abundances of major and minor elements as based on studies from the Orgueil Meteorite. Abundances in the Orgueil meteorite are adequately close to the C1 chondrite mean except for REE, in which case other studies will yield more preferable results Anders & Ebihara 1982
Planets   20Ne 1e-11             Abundance of volatiles in the atmospheres of terrestrial planets. In this case, the value is for the atmosphere of Venus and is measured as a ratio of moles to the mass of the planet itself (mol/g-planet) where the planet is given in grams in the actual table. These values were originally given by Ozima and Podosek 2001. Porcelli & Pepin Ozima & Podosek 2001
Planets   20Ne 2.5e-15             Abundance of volatiles in the atmospheres of terrestrial planets. In this case, the value is for the atmosphere of Mars and is measured as a ratio of moles to the mass of the planet itself (mol/g-planet) where the planet is given in grams in the actual table. These values were originally given by Ozima and Podosek 2001. Porcelli & Pepin Ozima & Podosek 2001
Planets   20Ne 4.86e-13             Abundance of volatiles in the atmospheres of terrestrial planets. In this case, the value is for the atmosphere of Earth and is measured as a ratio of moles to the mass of the planet itself (mol/g-planet) where the planet is given in grams in the actual table. These values were originally given by Ozima and Podosek 2001. Porcelli & Pepin Ozima & Podosek 2001
Seawater 10 Ne 8             This mean ocean concentratio has been calculated based on the correlation expressions in Table 1, assuming a salinity of 35¿, a nitrate concentratio of 30 ¿mol/kg, a phosphate concentratio of 2 ¿mol/kg and a silicate concentratio of 110 ¿mol/kg. Where possible data is from the Pacific ocean that shows the greates variations; otherwhise data is from the Atlantic ocean. Quinby-Hunt & Turekian 1983 Craig et al. 1967
Seawater 10 Ne 0.0075             Broeker & Peng 1982
SNC Meteorites   20Ne/22Ne 10             Isotopic ratio of the Martian Atmosphere as studied by Bogard et al. 2001 using SNC (Shergotty Nakhla Chassigny Meteorite) glasses. Isotopic values are given as ratios with % terrestrial or % solar values depending on the isotope itself. McSween, Jr. 2004 Bogard et al. 2001
Solar Corona   20Ne/36Ar 17   10         Neon/Argon noble gas ratio as measured in the solar corona from Meyer 1985b. Anders & Grevesse 1989 Meyer 1985
Solar Corona 10 Ne 7.5   0.2         Coronal spectroscopic results apply variously to the ordinary quiet coronas, active regions, coronal holes or prominences. Found that coronal abundances do not differ from photospheric abundances by more than their uncertainties. Anders & Grevesse 1989 Meyer 1985
Solar Corona 10 Ne 7.44   0.04         SEP values corrected for the Q/M-depenent fractionation which depend on the assumed Fe/Si ratio. For the most part these values are quite accurate they generally agree with Solar Wind values and lie within the errors of the specroscopic data. Anders & Grevesse 1989 Breneman & Stone 1985
Solar Corona 10 Ne 7.46   0.06         Based on the measurement of solar energetic particles and the solar wind. Adopted solar corona values corrected for residual charge/mass fractionation. Normalized to Log A(Si) = 7.55 based on the photospheric scale. Anders & Grevesse 1989
Solar Photosphere 10 Ne 8.09   0.1         Abundances in Solar Photosphere; in original table: log N(H) = 12.00. Based on solar or astronomical data. Anders & Grevesse 1989
Solar Photosphere 10 Ne 8   0.07         Elemental solar photospheric abundances as given by various references. Abundances are not derived from the photosphere. Palme & Jones 2004 Holweger 2001
Solar System   20Ne/22Ne 13.8             Helium, Neodymium and Argon Isotopic compositions in the Solar System as first given by McDougall and Honda 1998. Hilton & Porcelli 2004 McDougall & Honda 1998
Solar System   20Ne/36Ar 37             Solar system Noble Gas ratios as measured by Anders & Ebihara 1982. These particular ratio values are high compared to the solar wind and SEP most likely due to different depletions of He and Ne in SEPs. Anders & Grevesse 1989 Anders & Ebihara 1982
Solar System   20Ne/36Ar 26             Solar system Noble Gas ratios as measured by Cameron 1982. Anders & Grevesse 1989 Cameron 1982
Solar System   20Ne/36Ar 37             Anders & Grevesse 1989
Solar System   20Ne/36Ar 40             Solar system Noble Gas ratios as measured by Marti et al. 1972. Anders & Grevesse 1989 Marti et al. 1972
Solar System   21Ne/22Ne 0.0328             Helium, Neodymium and Argon Isotopic compositions in the Solar System as first given by McDougall and Honda 1998. Hilton & Porcelli 2004 McDougall & Honda 1998
Solar System   4He/20Ne 400             Solar system Noble Gas ratios as measured by Marti et al. 1972. Anders & Grevesse 1989 Marti et al. 1972
Solar System   4He/20Ne 780             Solar system Noble Gas ratios as measured by Cameron 1982. Anders & Grevesse 1989 Cameron 1982
Solar System   4He/20Ne 670             Solar system Noble Gas ratios as measured by Anders & Ebihara 1982. These particular ratio values are high compared to the solar wind and SEP most likely due to different depletions of He and Ne in SEPs. Anders & Grevesse 1989 Anders & Ebihara 1982
Solar System   4He/20Ne 850             The 4He/20Ne ratio is high compared to solar wind and solar energetic particles due to differential depletions in these particles. Anders & Grevesse 1989
Solar System 10 Ne 3760000   1128000         Anders & Ebihara 1982
Solar System 10 Ne 3440000   482000         Solar atomic abundances. Values are not normalised to 100% but they are relative to 10E6 Silica atoms. Anders & Grevesse 1989
Solar System 10 Ne 2600000             Anders & Ebihara 1982 Cameron 1982
Solar Wind   20Ne/36Ar 45   10         Anders & Ebihara 1982 Cerutti 1974
Geiss 1982
Solar Wind   20Ne/36Ar 45   10         Noble gas ratios as measured in the solar wind by Bochsler 1987. Anders & Grevesse 1989 Bochsler 1987
Solar Wind   4He/20Ne 570   70         Anders & Ebihara 1982 Cerutti 1974
Geiss 1982
Solar Wind   4He/20Ne 570   70         Noble gas ratios as measured in the solar wind by Bochsler 1987. Anders & Grevesse 1989 Bochsler 1987
Solar Wind 10 Ne 7.48   0.05         Anders & Grevesse 1989 Bochsler 1987
Solid Earth   20Ne/22Ne 8.2             Helium, Neodymium and Argon Isotopic compositions in the Solar System as first given by McDougall and Honda 1998. Hilton & Porcelli 2004 McDougall & Honda 1998
Solid Earth   21Ne/22Ne 0.024             Helium, Neodymium and Argon Isotopic compositions in the Solar System as first given by McDougall and Honda 1998. Hilton & Porcelli 2004 McDougall & Honda 1998
Venus Atmosphere   20Ne/22Ne 11.8   0.6         Isotopic composition of Venus' atmosphere as obtained by Venera 11/12 Mass Spectrometer. Fegley, Jr. 2004 Lodders & Fegley 1998
Wieler 2002
Venus Atmosphere   21Ne/22Ne         0.067     Isotopic composition of Venus' atmosphere as obtained by Venera 11/12 Mass Spectrometer. Fegley, Jr. 2004 Lodders & Fegley 1998
Wieler 2002
Venus Atmosphere 10 Ne 7   3       ppm Abundance of various elements, isotopes and compounds to give a representative chemical composition model of the atmosphere found on Venus. Fegley, Jr. 2004 Lodders & Fegley 1998
Wieler 2002
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