GERM Partition Coefficient (Kd) Database
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Partition Coefficients      
Rock Type Mineral Z Elem Value SD Low High Kd Type Info Reference
Alkali Basalt Amphibole 27 Co 1.35       Phenocryst-Matrix Matsui et al. 1977
Alkali Basalt Biotite 27 Co 23       Phenocryst-Matrix Villemant et al. 1981
Alkali Basalt Clinopyroxene 27 Co 0.38       Phenocryst-Matrix Zack & Brumm 1998
Alkali Basalt Clinopyroxene 27 Co 1.02       Phenocryst-Matrix Villemant et al. 1981
Alkali Basalt Ilmenite 27 Co 1.9       Phenocryst-Matrix Zack & Brumm 1998
Alkali Basalt Olivine 27 Co 5.1       Phenocryst-Matrix Villemant et al. 1981
Alkali Basalt Plagioclase 27 Co     0.07 0.5 Phenocryst-Matrix Villemant et al. 1981
Alkali Olivine Basalt Garnet 27 Co 0.97       Phenocryst-Matrix Irving & Frey 1978
Alkali Olivine Basalt Spinel 27 Co     4.7 8.3 Experimental Horn et al. 1994
Andesite Amphibole 27 Co 1.77       Phenocryst-Matrix Matsui et al. 1977
Andesite Amphibole 27 Co 6.1       Phenocryst-Matrix Bacon & Druitt 1988
Andesite Clinopyroxene 27 Co 5.5       Phenocryst-Matrix Bacon & Druitt 1988
Andesite Garnet 27 Co 1.8       Phenocryst-Matrix Irving & Frey 1978
Andesite Low Calcium Pyroxene 27 Co 12       Phenocryst-Matrix Bacon & Druitt 1988
Andesite Olivine 27 Co     1.81 1.96 Experimental Gaetani & Grove 1997
Andesite Plagioclase 27 Co 0.07       Phenocryst-Matrix Bacon & Druitt 1988
Andesite Sphene 27 Co       4.2 Phenocryst-Matrix Luhr & Carmichael 1980
Basalt Apatite 27 Co       0.03 Phenocryst-Matrix Paster et al. 1974
Basalt Clinopyroxene 27 Co     0.68 1.22 Phenocryst-Matrix Dale & Henderson 1972
Basalt Clinopyroxene 27 Co     1.12 2.08 Phenocryst-Matrix Matsui et al. 1977
Basalt Clinopyroxene 27 Co     1 1.7 Experimental Duke 1976
Basalt Clinopyroxene 27 Co 1.32       Phenocryst-Matrix Bougault & Hekinian 1974
Basalt Clinopyroxene 27 Co 1.3       Phenocryst-Matrix Paster et al. 1974
Basalt Ilmenite 27 Co 2.2       Phenocryst-Matrix Paster et al. 1974
Basalt Magnetite 27 Co 3.4       Experimental Lemarchand et al. 1987
Basalt Metal 27 Co     0.75 190 Experimental Hillgren 1991
Basalt Metal 27 Co     24 44 Experimental Li & Agee 1996
Basalt Metal 27 Co 200       Phenocryst-Matrix Kloeck & Palme 1988
Basalt Metal 27 Co     37 328 Experimental Schmitt et al. 1989
Basalt Metal 27 Co     100 167 Experimental Jones & Drake 1986
Basalt Olivine 27 Co     2.75 4.44 Phenocryst-Matrix Dale & Henderson 1972
Basalt Olivine 27 Co     2.75 4.19 Phenocryst-Matrix Leeman & Scheidegger 1977
Basalt Olivine 27 Co     1.1 3.56 Experimental Beattie 1994
Basalt Olivine 27 Co 3       Phenocryst-Matrix Bougault & Hekinian 1974
Basalt Olivine 27 Co 4.3       Phenocryst-Matrix Kloeck & Palme 1988
Basalt Olivine 27 Co     3.63 6.3 Experimental Duke 1976
Basalt Olivine 27 Co 52       Phenocryst-Matrix Pedersen 1979
Basalt Olivine 27 Co     1.6 2.22 Experimental Seifert et al. 1988
Basalt Olivine 27 Co     4.4 4.8 Phenocryst-Matrix Pedersen 1979
Basalt Olivine 27 Co 3.1       Phenocryst-Matrix Paster et al. 1974
Basalt Plagioclase 27 Co 0.1       Phenocryst-Matrix Bougault & Hekinian 1974
Basalt Plagioclase 27 Co     0.09 1.03 Experimental Bindeman et al. 1998
Basalt Plagioclase 27 Co 0.58       Phenocryst-Matrix Kravuchuk et al. 1981
Basalt Plagioclase 27 Co 0.026       Phenocryst-Matrix Paster et al. 1974
Basalt Pyroxene 27 Co     1.12 2.08 Phenocryst-Matrix Onuma et al. 1968
Basalt Sulfide 27 Co 230       Phenocryst-Matrix Pedersen 1979
Basalt Sulfide 27 Co     61 80 Experimental Rajamani & Naldrett 1978
Basalt-Andesite Amphibole 27 Co 2       Phenocryst-Matrix Dostal et al. 1983
Basalt-Andesite Clinopyroxene 27 Co     1.7 2.4 Phenocryst-Matrix Ewart et al. 1973
Basalt-Andesite Clinopyroxene 27 Co 1.2       Phenocryst-Matrix Dostal et al. 1983
Basalt-Andesite Clinopyroxene 27 Co     1.6 2.4 Model Ewart et al. 1973
Basalt-Andesite Low Calcium Pyroxene 27 Co     3.3 4.4 Model Ewart et al. 1973
Basalt-Andesite Low Calcium Pyroxene 27 Co     3.4 4.5 Phenocryst-Matrix Ewart et al. 1973
Basalt-Andesite Magnetite 27 Co 7.4       Phenocryst-Matrix Esperança et al. 1997
Basalt-Andesite Olivine 27 Co 11.8       Phenocryst-Matrix Villemant 1988
Basalt-Andesite Olivine 27 Co 6.6       Phenocryst-Matrix Dostal et al. 1983
Basalt-Andesite Olivine 27 Co     6.28 6.54 Phenocryst-Matrix Villemant 1988
Basalt-Andesite-Dacite Low Calcium Pyroxene 27 Co     8.99 14.9 Phenocryst-Matrix Okamoto 1979
Basalt-Andesite-Dacite Magnetite 27 Co 24.7       Phenocryst-Matrix Okamoto 1979
Basalt-Andesite-Dacite Plagioclase 27 Co 0.14       Phenocryst-Matrix Okamoto 1979
Basalt-Hawaiite Clinopyroxene 27 Co 0.95       Phenocryst-Matrix Lemarchand et al. 1987
Basalt-Hawaiite Magnetite 27 Co 2.16       Phenocryst-Matrix Lemarchand et al. 1987
Basanite Amphibole 27 Co     1.88 2 Experimental Adam & Green 2006
Basanite Clinopyroxene 27 Co     1.65 1.1 Experimental Adam & Green 2006
Basanite Garnet 27 Co     3.7 3.7 Experimental Adam & Green 2006
Basanite Mica 27 Co     2.25 3.1 Experimental Adam & Green 2006
Basanite Olivine 27 Co     4 6.6 Experimental Adam & Green 2006
Basanite Orthopyroxene 27 Co 2.06 0.08     Experimental Adam & Green 2006
Basanite-Basalt Garnet 27 Co 0.94       Phenocryst-Matrix Irving & Frey 1978
Basanite-Hawaiite Amphibole 27 Co 1.3       Phenocryst-Matrix Lemarchand et al. 1987
Basanite-Hawaiite Plagioclase 27 Co 0.05       Phenocryst-Matrix Lemarchand et al. 1987
Benmoreite Amphibole 27 Co 5.2       Phenocryst-Matrix Liotard et al. 1982
Chondritic Basalt Low Calcium Pyroxene 27 Co     0.71 1.5 Experimental Kennedy et al. 1993
Chondritic Basalt Olivine 27 Co     2.4 3 Experimental Kennedy et al. 1993
Dacite Biotite 27 Co 28.5       Phenocryst-Matrix Matsui et al. 1977
Dacite Biotite 27 Co 28.5       Phenocryst-Matrix Higuchi & Nagasawa 1969
Dacite Clinopyroxene 27 Co     2.9 4.9 Phenocryst-Matrix Ewart et al. 1973
Dacite Clinopyroxene 27 Co     3.2 6.8 Model Ewart et al. 1973
Dacite Garnet 27 Co 9       Experimental Irving & Frey 1976
Dacite Garnet 27 Co 1.7       Phenocryst-Matrix Irving & Frey 1978
Dacite Low Calcium Pyroxene 27 Co     6.1 9.4 Phenocryst-Matrix Ewart et al. 1973
Dacite Low Calcium Pyroxene 27 Co     6.8 14 Model Ewart et al. 1973
Dacite Plagioclase 27 Co     0.055 0.51 Phenocryst-Matrix Dudas et al. 1971
Di-Ab-An Clinopyroxene 27 Co     0.8 6.13 Experimental Lindstrom & Weill 1978
Eclogite Clinopyroxene 27 Co 1.62 0.04     Experimental Pertermann & Hirshmann 2002
FeS-FeO-SiO2 Sulfide 27 Co 7       Experimental Maclean & Shimazaki 1976
Hawaiite Garnet 27 Co 0.66       Phenocryst-Matrix Irving & Frey 1978
Hawaiite Olivine 27 Co 4.51       Phenocryst-Matrix Lemarchand et al. 1987
High Silica Rhyolite Allanite 27 Co     41 44 Phenocryst-Matrix Mahood & Hildreth 1983
High Silica Rhyolite Biotite 27 Co     79 101 Phenocryst-Matrix Mahood & Hildreth 1983
High Silica Rhyolite Clinopyroxene 27 Co     6 17 Phenocryst-Matrix Mahood & Hildreth 1983
High Silica Rhyolite Clinopyroxene 27 Co     10 36.67 Phenocryst-Matrix Streck & Grunder 1997
High Silica Rhyolite Fayalite, Olivine 27 Co     6 23 Phenocryst-Matrix Mahood & Hildreth 1983
High Silica Rhyolite Fayalite, Olivine 27 Co     14 16 Phenocryst-Matrix Michael 1988
High Silica Rhyolite Ferrohedenbergite, Clinopyroxene 27 Co     15 17 Phenocryst-Matrix Michael 1988
High Silica Rhyolite Ilmenite 27 Co 26       Phenocryst-Matrix Mahood & Hildreth 1983
High Silica Rhyolite K-Feldspar 27 Co     0.09 0.39 Phenocryst-Matrix Mahood & Hildreth 1983
High Silica Rhyolite Low Calcium Pyroxene 27 Co     56 196 Phenocryst-Matrix Mahood & Hildreth 1983
High Silica Rhyolite Magnetite 27 Co     13 197 Phenocryst-Matrix Mahood & Hildreth 1983
High Silica Rhyolite Magnetite 27 Co     12.89 50 Phenocryst-Matrix Streck & Grunder 1997
High Silica Rhyolite Plagioclase 27 Co     0.5 1.42 Phenocryst-Matrix Streck & Grunder 1997
High Silica Rhyolite Zircon 27 Co     9 23 Phenocryst-Matrix Mahood & Hildreth 1983
Kimberlite Garnet 27 Co 0.53       Phenocryst-Matrix Irving & Frey 1978
Komatiite, Basalt Garnet 27 Co     0.4 0.9 Experimental Yurimoto & Ohtani 1992
Komatiite, Basalt Sulfide 27 Co     17.7 164 Experimental Gaetani & Grove 1997
Lamproite Clinopyroxene 27 Co       1.89 Phenocryst-Matrix Foley & Jenner 2004
Lamproite Leucite 27 Co 0.098       Phenocryst-Matrix Foley & Jenner 2004
Lamproite Olivine 27 Co 6.43       Phenocryst-Matrix Foley & Jenner 2004
Latite Biotite 27 Co 4       Phenocryst-Matrix Villemant 1988
Latite Clinopyroxene 27 Co     1.3 2.5 Phenocryst-Matrix Villemant 1988
Lunar Basalt Ferropseudobrookite 27 Co     1.1 1.4 Experimental Klemme et al. 2006
Lunar Basalt Ilmenite 27 Co     1.36 3.3 Experimental Klemme et al. 2006
Lunar Basalt Karrooite 27 Co 3.7 0.4     Experimental Klemme et al. 2006
Lunar Basalt Orthopyroxene 27 Co 4.4 0.2     Experimental Klemme et al. 2006
Lunar Basalt Spinel 27 Co 2.1 0.9     Experimental Klemme et al. 2006
Metallic Core Fe-Ni Metal 27 Co     24 44 Experimental Selesnick 2001
Mugearite Amphibole 27 Co 2.1       Phenocryst-Matrix Lemarchand et al. 1987
Mugearite Clinopyroxene 27 Co 1.55       Phenocryst-Matrix Lemarchand et al. 1987
Mugearite Magnetite 27 Co 8.52       Phenocryst-Matrix Lemarchand et al. 1987
Mugearite Olivine 27 Co 6.43       Phenocryst-Matrix Lemarchand et al. 1987
Mugearite Plagioclase 27 Co 0.08       Phenocryst-Matrix Lemarchand et al. 1987
Na2O¿CaO¿MgO¿Al2O3¿SiO2 Clinopyroxene 27 Co     0.38 0.95 Experimental Hill et al. 2000
Panterllerite Amphibole 27 Co 18       Phenocryst-Matrix Mahood & Stimac 1990
Panterllerite Clinopyroxene 27 Co 14       Phenocryst-Matrix Mahood & Stimac 1990
Panterllerite-Trachyte Apatite 27 Co 0.2       Phenocryst-Matrix Mahood & Stimac 1990
Panterllerite-Trachyte Plagioclase 27 Co     0.02 0.04 Phenocryst-Matrix Mahood & Stimac 1990
Per-Alkaline Rhyolite Amphibole 27 Co 7.26       Phenocryst-Matrix Ewart & Griffin 1994
Rhyolite Amphibole 27 Co 37       Phenocryst-Matrix Bacon & Druitt 1988
Rhyolite Clinopyroxene 27 Co 17       Phenocryst-Matrix Bacon & Druitt 1988
Rhyolite Garnet 27 Co     2.2 3.6 Phenocryst-Matrix Irving & Frey 1978
Rhyolite Low Calcium Pyroxene 27 Co 38       Phenocryst-Matrix Bacon & Druitt 1988
Rhyolite Magnetite 27 Co 80       Phenocryst-Matrix Bacon & Druitt 1988
Rhyolite Plagioclase 27 Co 0.15       Phenocryst-Matrix Bacon & Druitt 1988
Rhyolite Pyrrhotite 27 Co     999   Phenocryst-Matrix, PIXE Stimac & Hickmott 1994
Rhyolite-Dacite Garnet 27 Co 3       Phenocryst-Matrix Irving & Frey 1978
Synthetic Basalt Olivine 27 Co     1.21 3.94 Experimental Takahashi 1978
Synthetic Basalt Rutile 27 Co     0.011 0.058 Experimental Klemme et al. 2005
Synthetic CMAST Ca-Perovskite 27 Co     0.14 0.2 Experimental Corgne et al. 2005
Synthetic CMAST Mg Perovskite 27 Co     0.21 0.6 Experimental Corgne et al. 2005
Synthetic Peridotite Mg Perovskite 27 Co     0.257 0.37 Experimental Liebske et al. 2005
Tholeiitic Basalt Olivine 27 Co 5.17       Phenocryst-Matrix Matsui et al. 1977
Trachyandesite Amphibole 27 Co 22       Phenocryst-Matrix Luhr et al. 1984
Trachyandesite Apatite 27 Co       0.6 Phenocryst-Matrix Luhr et al. 1984
Trachyandesite Low Calcium Pyroxene 27 Co 17       Phenocryst-Matrix Luhr et al. 1984
Trachyandesite Magnetite 27 Co 72       Phenocryst-Matrix Luhr et al. 1984
Trachyandesite Plagioclase 27 Co 0.12       Phenocryst-Matrix Luhr et al. 1984
Trachyte Amphibole 27 Co 16.7       Phenocryst-Matrix Lemarchand et al. 1987
Trachyte Biotite 27 Co     6.32 133 Phenocryst-Matrix Villemant 1988
Trachyte Clinopyroxene 27 Co 7       Phenocryst-Matrix Mahood & Stimac 1990
Trachyte Clinopyroxene 27 Co 5.3       Phenocryst-Matrix Lemarchand et al. 1987
Trachyte Clinopyroxene 27 Co     4.25 6.5 Phenocryst-Matrix Villemant 1988
Trachyte Magnetite 27 Co 41.7       Phenocryst-Matrix Lemarchand et al. 1987
Trachyte Magnetite 27 Co 21       Phenocryst-Matrix Mahood & Stimac 1990
Trachyte Olivine 27 Co 14.6       Phenocryst-Matrix Lemarchand et al. 1987
Trachyte Olivine 27 Co 22       Phenocryst-Matrix Mahood & Stimac 1990
Trachyte Plagioclase 27 Co     0.02 0.04 Phenocryst-Matrix Villemant 1988
Trachyte Plagioclase 27 Co 0.08       Phenocryst-Matrix Lemarchand et al. 1987
Trachyte-Basalt Clinopyroxene 27 Co     1.06 1.12 Phenocryst-Matrix Villemant 1988
Trachyte-Phonolite Biotite 27 Co 36.2       Phenocryst-Matrix Villemant 1988
Trachyte-Phonolite Clinopyroxene 27 Co 18.4       Phenocryst-Matrix Villemant 1988
Ultrabasic, Peridotite Metal 27 Co     2.26 2.87 Experimental Kilburn & Wood 1997
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