GERM Partition Coefficient (Kd) Database
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Partition Coefficients      
Rock Type Mineral Z Elem Value SD Low High Kd Type Info Reference
Basalt Amphibole 11 Na 0.8       Phenocryst-Matrix Higuchi & Nagasawa 1969
Basalt Ca-Perovskite 11 Na     0.2 0.6 Experimental Kato et al. 1988
Basalt Olivine 11 Na     0.012 0.024 Phenocryst-Matrix Leeman & Scheidegger 1977
Basalt Plagioclase 11 Na     0.754 0.981 Experimental Bindeman & Davis 2000
Basalt Plagioclase 11 Na 1.21       Phenocryst-Matrix Higuchi & Nagasawa 1969
Basalt Pyroxene 11 Na     0.075 0.271 Phenocryst-Matrix Onuma et al. 1968
Basalt-Andesite-Dacite Low Calcium Pyroxene 11 Na     0.088 0.099 Phenocryst-Matrix Okamoto 1979
Basalt-Andesite-Dacite Magnetite 11 Na 0.01       Phenocryst-Matrix Okamoto 1979
Basalt-Andesite-Dacite Plagioclase 11 Na 1.08       Phenocryst-Matrix Okamoto 1979
Basanite Amphibole 11 Na 0.73       Experimental Latourrette et al. 1995
Carbonatite Amphibole 11 Na     0.41 0.83 Experimental Sweeney et al. 1992
Carbonatite Apatite 11 Na 1.87       phenocryst-matrix Dawson & Hinton 2003
Carbonatite Clinopyroxene 11 Na     0.058 0.34 Experimental Blundy & Dalton 2000
Carbonatite Dolomite 11 Na 0.2       phenocryst-matrix Dawson & Hinton 2003
Carbonatite Garnet 11 Na     0.012 0.016 Experimental Sweeney et al. 1992
Chondritic Basalt Clinopyroxene 11 Na     0.035 0.13 Phenocryst-Matrix Jones & Layne 1997
Chondritic Basalt Low Calcium Pyroxene 11 Na 0.016       Phenocryst-Matrix Jones & Layne 1997
Chondritic Basalt Mg Wustite 11 Na 3.1       Experimental Agee 1990
Dacite Biotite 11 Na 0.096       Phenocryst-Matrix Higuchi & Nagasawa 1969
Dacite Plagioclase 11 Na     1.59 1.66 Phenocryst-Matrix Nagasawa & Schnetzler 1971
Dacite Plagioclase 11 Na     1.21 3.08 Phenocryst-Matrix Dudas et al. 1971
Eclogite Clinopyroxene 11 Na     0.92 1.13 Experimental Pertermann & Hirshmann 2002
Hydrous Peridotite Clinopyroxene 11 Na     0.221 0.283 Experimental Gaetani et al. 2003
Komatiite, Basalt Garnet 11 Na 0.05       Experimental Yurimoto & Ohtani 1992
Komatiite, Basalt Majorite, Garnet 11 Na 0.05       Experimental Ohtani et al. 1989
Komatiite, Basalt Olivine 11 Na 0.13       Experimental Ohtani et al. 1989
Panterllerite Amphibole 11 Na 1       Phenocryst-Matrix Mahood & Stimac 1990
Panterllerite Clinopyroxene 11 Na 0.3       Phenocryst-Matrix Mahood & Stimac 1990
Panterllerite-Trachyte Apatite 11 Na 0.1       Phenocryst-Matrix Mahood & Stimac 1990
Panterllerite-Trachyte Plagioclase 11 Na     1 1.3 Phenocryst-Matrix Mahood & Stimac 1990
Peridotite Bulk Peridotite 11 Na     0.2 0.3 Experimental Ayers et al. 1997
Rhyolite Alkali Feldspar 11 Na     0.72 3.75 Experimental Icenhower & London 1996
Spinel Lherzolite Clinopyroxene 11 Na     0.1 0.16 Experimental Lundstrom et al. 1998
Synthetic CATS, Doped Ca-Perovskite 11 Na     1.1 0.42 Experimental Corgne & Wood 2005
Synthetic CMAST Ca-Perovskite 11 Na     0.32 0.32 Experimental Corgne et al. 2005
Synthetic CMAST Mg Perovskite 11 Na     0.07 0.1 Experimental Corgne et al. 2005
Synthetic Dacite Clinopyroxene 11 Na     0.18 0.25 Experimental Huang et al. 2006
Synthetic Di-Ab-An-Ap Whitlocite 11 Na     0.181 0.32 Experimental Benjamin et al. 1983
Synthetic Di-An-Ab Clinopyroxene 11 Na     0.055 0.059 Experimental Jones & Burnett 1987
Synthetic Fluid Olivine 11 Na     0.00087 0.003 Experimental Brenan & Watson 1991
Synthetic Haplobasalt Clinopyroxene 11 Na     0.14 0.25 Experimental Lundstrom et al. 1994
Synthetic Na2O-Al2O3-MgO-CaO-SiO2-TiO2 Mellilite 11 Na 0.38 1.65     Experimental Beckett & Stolper 2000
Synthetic Peridotite Mg Perovskite 11 Na     0.06 0.26 Experimental Liebske et al. 2005
Trachyte Clinopyroxene 11 Na 0.1       Phenocryst-Matrix Mahood & Stimac 1990
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