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 Olivine 13 Al     0.0101 0.0222 Experimental Beattie 1994
Basalt Plagioclase 13 Al 1.63       Phenocryst-Matrix Higuchi & Nagasawa 1969
Basanite Amphibole 13 Al     1.03 0.89 Experimental Adam & Green 2006
Basanite Clinopyroxene 13 Al     0.58 0.32 Experimental Adam & Green 2006
Basanite Garnet 13 Al     1.97 2.01 Experimental Adam & Green 2006
Basanite Mica 13 Al     1.33 1.643 Experimental Adam & Green 2006
Basanite Olivine 13 Al     0.002 0.006 Experimental Adam & Green 2006
Basanite Orthopyroxene 13 Al 0.43 0.02     Experimental Adam & Green 2006
Carbonatite Clinopyroxene 13 Al     0.1 19 Experimental Blundy & Dalton 2000
Carbonatite Olivine 13 Al     0.24 0.24 Experimental Blundy & Dalton 2000
Chondritic Basalt Clinopyroxene 13 Al     0.1 0.37 Phenocryst-Matrix Jones & Layne 1997
Chondritic Basalt Clinopyroxene-Enstatite 13 Al     0.008 0.023 Phenocryst-Matrix Jones & Layne 1997
Chondritic Basalt Low Calcium Pyroxene 13 Al 0.07       Phenocryst-Matrix Jones & Layne 1997
Chondritic Basalt Low Calcium Pyroxene 13 Al     0.019 0.063 Experimental Kennedy et al. 1993
Chondritic Basalt Low Calcium Pyroxene 13 Al     0.018 0.022 Phenocryst-Matrix Jones & Layne 1997
Chondritic Basalt Olivine 13 Al     0.0042 0.011 Experimental Kennedy et al. 1993
Dacite Biotite 13 Al 1.33       Phenocryst-Matrix Higuchi & Nagasawa 1969
Dacite Plagioclase 13 Al     0.96 1.69 Phenocryst-Matrix Dudas et al. 1971
Eclogite Clinopyroxene 13 Al     0.76 0.81 Experimental Pertermann & Hirshmann 2002
FCMAS Clinopyroxene 13 Al 0.45 0.03     Experimental Vanwestrenen et al. 2000
FCMAS Garnet 13 Al     2.28 1.77 Experimental Vanwestrenen et al. 2000
Garnet Garnet 13 Al     1.6 0.89 Experimental Vanwestrenen et al. 1999
Granodiorite Ilmenite 13 Al 0.025       phenocryst-matrix Latourrette et al. 1991
Granodiorite Magnetite 13 Al 0.117       phenocryst-matrix Latourrette et al. 1991
Komatiite, Basalt Garnet 13 Al     2.9 3.6 Experimental Yurimoto & Ohtani 1992
Komatiite, Basalt Majorite, Garnet 13 Al 3.06       Experimental Ohtani et al. 1989
Komatiite, Basalt Olivine 13 Al 0.05       Experimental Ohtani et al. 1989
Na2O¿CaO¿MgO¿Al2O3¿SiO2 Clinopyroxene 13 Al     0.12 0.39 Experimental Hill et al. 2000
Peridotite Bulk Peridotite 13 Al     0.9 7.1 Experimental Ayers et al. 1997
Pyrolite, Peridotite Perovskite 13 Al     0.4 9.7 Experimental Gasparik & Drake 1995
Rhyolite Alkali Feldspar 13 Al     1.24 1.62 Experimental Icenhower & London 1996
Spinel Lherzolite Clinopyroxene 13 Al     0.078 0.32 Experimental Lundstrom et al. 1998
Synthetic Low Calcium Pyroxene 13 Al     0.1 0.43 Experimental Colson & Gust 1989
Synthetic Ak-Ge Melilite 13 Al     0.28 0.31 Experimental Kuehner et al. 1989
Synthetic CaO-FeO-MgO-Al2O3-SiO2 Low Calcium Pyroxene 13 Al     0.028 0.33 Experimental Colson et al. 1988
Synthetic CaO-FeO-MgO-Al2O3-SiO2 Olivine 13 Al     0.0029 0.0092 Experimental Colson et al. 1988
Synthetic CATS, Doped Ca-Perovskite 13 Al     0.5 0.05 Experimental Corgne & Wood 2005
Synthetic CMAST Ca-Perovskite 13 Al       1.2 Experimental Corgne et al. 2005
Synthetic CMAST Mg Perovskite 13 Al     1.2 1.24 Experimental Corgne et al. 2005
Synthetic Dacite Clinopyroxene 13 Al     0.17 0.32 Experimental Huang et al. 2006
Synthetic Di-An-Ab Clinopyroxene 13 Al 0.17       Experimental Jones & Burnett 1987
Synthetic Fo-An-Si Olivine 13 Al     0.006 0.01 Experimental Lindstrom 1983
Synthetic Haplobasalt Clinopyroxene 13 Al     0.11 0.23 Experimental Lundstrom et al. 1994
Synthetic Peridotite Mg Perovskite 13 Al     0.77 1.78 Experimental Liebske et al. 2005
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