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GERM Database Search Results        
Reservoir Z Element Value Median SD Low High N Unit Info Reference Source(s)
Atmosphere   124Xe 2.337   0.008         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   126Xe 2.18   0.011         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   128Xe 47.15   0.07         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   129Xe 649.6   0.9         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   130Xe 100             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   131Xe 521.3   0.8         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   132Xe 660.7   0.5         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   134Xe 256.3   0.4         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   136Xe 217.6   0.3         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 54 Xe 15400000000000             Global inventory for atmospheric volatiles as measured in moles. Based on dry tropospheric air. Porcelli & Turekian 2011 Ozima & Podosek 2001
CI Chondrites   84Kr/132Xe 10             Anders & Ebihara 1982 Marti et al. 1972
CI Chondrites   84Kr/132Xe 19             Anders & Ebihara 1982 Cameron 1973
CI Chondrites   84Kr/132Xe 22.5             Anders & Ebihara 1982
CI Chondrites   84Kr/132Xe 15.5             Anders & Ebihara 1982 Cameron 1982
CI Chondrites 54 Xe 8.6   0         Abundance of elements in the solar system based off of Palme & Beer 1993 study of CI meteorites. Palme & Jones 2004 Palme & Beer 1993
CI Chondrites 54 Xe 8.6             Abundance of elements in the solar system from Anders & Grevesse 1989 study of CI meteorites. Palme & Jones 2004 Anders & Grevesse 1989
Depleted Mantle 54 Xe 0.79   0.316         Estimate for the concentrations in the Depleted Mantle of most of the elements of the Periodic Table.  He/Xe is the element ratio/constraint used to make this estimate. Salters & Stracke 2004
Jupiter Atmosphere 54 Xe       1.8 3     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   129Xe/132Xe 2.5             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
Mars Atmosphere   36Ar/132Xe 350   98         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
Mars Atmosphere   84Kr/132Xe 11   3         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
Mars Atmosphere 54 Xe 0.08           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 Surface water 54 Xe 0.28             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. Dpeth = 10 m. Quinby-Hunt & Turekian 1983 Mazor et al. 1964
Orgueil Chondrite 54 Xe 8.6         6   Orgueil meteorite measurements. Abundance approximated from 132Xe not element. Anders & Grevesse 1989
Orgueil Chondrite 54 Xe 8.6         6   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   130Xe 1.09e-16             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
Planets   130Xe 3.2e-18             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   130Xe         5e-15     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
Seawater 54 Xe 0.0005             Broeker & Peng 1982
Seawater 54 Xe 0.5             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 Mazor et al. 1964
SNC Meteorites   126Xe/130Xe 27             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
SNC Meteorites   129Xe/132Xe       2.4 2.6     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
SNC Meteorites   36Ar/132Xe 900   100         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
SNC Meteorites   84Kr/132Xe 20.5   1.5         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 Photosphere 54 Xe 2.16   0.09         Elemental solar photospheric abundances as given by various references. Abundances are not derived from the photosphere. Palme & Jones 2004 Palme & Beer 1993
Solar System   84Kr/132Xe 20.6             Anders & Grevesse 1989
Solar System   84Kr/132Xe 22.5             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   84Kr/132Xe 10             Solar system Noble Gas ratios as measured by Marti et al. 1972. Anders & Grevesse 1989 Marti et al. 1972
Solar System   84Kr/132Xe 15.5             Solar system Noble Gas ratios as measured by Cameron 1982. Anders & Grevesse 1989 Cameron 1982
Solar System 54 Xe 5.84             Anders & Ebihara 1982 Cameron 1982
Solar System 54 Xe 4.35   0.5655         Anders & Ebihara 1982
Solar System 54 Xe 4.7   0.94         Solar atomic abundances. Values are not normalised to 100% but they are relative to 10E6 Silica atoms. Anders & Grevesse 1989
Venus Atmosphere   129Xe         9.5     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
Venus Atmosphere   132Xe         10     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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