GERM Partition Coefficient (Kd) Database
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Data contribution by Roger Nielsen

Partition Coefficients      
Rock Type Mineral Z Elem Value SD Low High Kd Type Info Reference
Basalt Olivine 14 Si     0.77 0.91 Experimental Beattie 1994
Basalt Plagioclase 14 Si 1.13       Phenocryst-Matrix Higuchi & Nagasawa 1969
Carbonatite Apatite 14 Si 225       phenocryst-matrix Dawson & Hinton 2003
Carbonatite Baddeleyite 14 Si 0.019       Experimental Klemme 2003
Carbonatite Clinopyroxene 14 Si     0.986 10.6 Experimental Blundy & Dalton 2000
Carbonatite Dolomite 14 Si 0.13       phenocryst-matrix Dawson & Hinton 2003
Carbonatite Olivine 14 Si     8.6 8.93 Experimental Blundy & Dalton 2000
Carbonatite Wollastonite 14 Si 1.37 0.04     Experimental Law et al. 2000
Chondritic Basalt Low Calcium Pyroxene 14 Si     0.89 1.1 Experimental Kennedy et al. 1993
Chondritic Basalt Olivine 14 Si     0.74 0.78 Experimental Kennedy et al. 1993
Dacite Biotite 14 Si 0.537       Phenocryst-Matrix Higuchi & Nagasawa 1969
Eclogite Clinopyroxene 14 Si     0.89 0.9 Experimental Pertermann & Hirshmann 2002
Eclogite Clinopyroxene 14 Si     0.07 0.34 Experimental Stalder et al. 1998
Eclogite Garnet 14 Si     0.06 0.96 Experimental Stalder et al. 1998
Eclogite Pyrope 14 Si     0.08 0.12 Experimental Stalder et al. 1998
FCMAS Clinopyroxene 14 Si 1.11 0.01     Experimental Vanwestrenen et al. 2000
FCMAS Garnet 14 Si     0.87 0.92 Experimental Vanwestrenen et al. 2000
Garnet Garnet 14 Si     0.91 1 Experimental Vanwestrenen et al. 1999
Granodiorite Ilmenite 14 Si 0.0006       phenocryst-matrix Latourrette et al. 1991
Granodiorite Magnetite 14 Si 0.0013       phenocryst-matrix Latourrette et al. 1991
Komatiite, Basalt Garnet 14 Si     1.07 1.14 Experimental Yurimoto & Ohtani 1992
Peridotite Bulk Peridotite 14 Si     2.9 9.4 Experimental Ayers et al. 1997
Rhyolite Alkali Feldspar 14 Si     0.87 0.94 Experimental Icenhower & London 1996
Synthetic CATS, Doped Ca-Perovskite 14 Si     0.015 0.01 Experimental Corgne & Wood 2005
Synthetic Di-Ab-An-Ap Whitlocite 14 Si     0.0069 0.0124 Experimental Benjamin et al. 1983
Synthetic Peridotite Mg Perovskite 14 Si     1.18 1.61 Experimental Liebske et al. 2005
Ultrabasic, Peridotite Metal 14 Si       0.1 Experimental Kilburn & Wood 1997
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