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 Clinopyroxene 29 Cu 0.36       Phenocryst-Matrix Zack & Brumm 1998
Alkali Basalt Ilmenite 29 Cu 0.79       Phenocryst-Matrix Zack & Brumm 1998
Andesite Amphibole 29 Cu     7.2 16 Phenocryst-Matrix Luhr & Carmichael 1980
Andesite Clinopyroxene 29 Cu 0.66       Phenocryst-Matrix Ewart & Griffin 1994
Andesite Low Calcium Pyroxene 29 Cu       0.19 Phenocryst-Matrix Ewart & Griffin 1994
Andesite Magnetite 29 Cu       1.6 Phenocryst-Matrix Ewart & Griffin 1994
Andesite Olivine 29 Cu       2.2 Phenocryst-Matrix Ewart & Griffin 1994
Andesite Plagioclase 29 Cu 0.37       Phenocryst-Matrix Ewart & Griffin 1994
Andesite Sulfide 29 Cu 243       Experimental Rajamani & Naldrett 1978
Andesite-Basalt Sulfide 29 Cu     31 970 Experimental Gaetani & Grove 1997
Basalt Apatite 29 Cu 0.28       Phenocryst-Matrix Paster et al. 1974
Basalt Clinopyroxene 29 Cu 0.071       Phenocryst-Matrix Paster et al. 1974
Basalt Clinopyroxene 29 Cu 0.36       Experimental Hart & Dunn 1993
Basalt Clinopyroxene 29 Cu 0.18       Phenocryst-Matrix Bougault & Hekinian 1974
Basalt Ilmenite 29 Cu 1.46       Phenocryst-Matrix Paster et al. 1974
Basalt Magnetite 29 Cu 0.42       Experimental Lemarchand et al. 1987
Basalt Metal 29 Cu 500       Phenocryst-Matrix Kloeck & Palme 1988
Basalt Metal 29 Cu     23.1 148 Experimental Schmitt et al. 1989
Basalt MSS 29 Cu     0.13 0.25 Experimental Fleet et al. 1993
Basalt Olivine 29 Cu 0.55       Phenocryst-Matrix Kloeck & Palme 1988
Basalt Olivine 29 Cu 730       Phenocryst-Matrix Pedersen 1979
Basalt Olivine 29 Cu 0.11       Phenocryst-Matrix Bougault & Hekinian 1974
Basalt Olivine 29 Cu     0.4 0.5 Phenocryst-Matrix Pedersen 1979
Basalt Olivine 29 Cu 0.023       Phenocryst-Matrix Paster et al. 1974
Basalt Plagioclase 29 Cu 0.17       Phenocryst-Matrix Bougault & Hekinian 1974
Basalt Plagioclase 29 Cu 0.004       Phenocryst-Matrix Paster et al. 1974
Basalt Sulfide 29 Cu 380       Phenocryst-Matrix Pedersen 1979
Basalt Sulfide 29 Cu     180 245 Experimental Rajamani & Naldrett 1978
Basalt-Andesite Amphibole 29 Cu 0.05       Phenocryst-Matrix Dostal et al. 1983
Basalt-Andesite Clinopyroxene 29 Cu     0.12 0.69 Phenocryst-Matrix Ewart et al. 1973
Basalt-Andesite Clinopyroxene 29 Cu     0.09 1.1 Model Ewart et al. 1973
Basalt-Andesite Clinopyroxene 29 Cu     0.05 0.08 Phenocryst-Matrix Dostal et al. 1983
Basalt-Andesite Low Calcium Pyroxene 29 Cu     0.16 0.92 Phenocryst-Matrix Ewart et al. 1973
Basalt-Andesite Low Calcium Pyroxene 29 Cu     0.13 1.4 Model Ewart et al. 1973
Basalt-Andesite Magnetite 29 Cu 0.15       Phenocryst-Matrix Esperan├ža et al. 1997
Basalt-Andesite Olivine 29 Cu     0.075 0.19 Experimental Gaetani & Grove 1997
Basalt-Andesite Plagioclase 29 Cu     0.08 0.24 Phenocryst-Matrix Ewart et al. 1973
Basalt-Andesite Plagioclase 29 Cu     0.07 0.38 Model Ewart et al. 1973
Basalt-Andesite-Dacite Olivine 29 Cu 0.05       Phenocryst-Matrix Dostal et al. 1983
Basanite Amphibole 29 Cu     1.1 1.8 Experimental Adam & Green 2006
Basanite Clinopyroxene 29 Cu     0.47 1.5 Experimental Adam & Green 2006
Basanite Garnet 29 Cu     0.69 0.41 Experimental Adam & Green 2006
Basanite Mica 29 Cu     0.09 2.12 Experimental Adam & Green 2006
Basanite Olivine 29 Cu     1.19 4.1 Experimental Adam & Green 2006
Basanite Orthopyroxene 29 Cu 2.8 0     Experimental Adam & Green 2006
Benmoreite Amphibole 29 Cu 1.5       Phenocryst-Matrix Liotard et al. 1982
Dacite Amphibole 29 Cu       1.2 Phenocryst-Matrix Ewart & Griffin 1994
Dacite Biotite 29 Cu       1.2 Phenocryst-Matrix Ewart & Griffin 1994
Dacite Clinopyroxene 29 Cu     0.44 3.1 Model Ewart et al. 1973
Dacite Clinopyroxene 29 Cu     0.51 0.87 Phenocryst-Matrix Ewart et al. 1973
Dacite Low Calcium Pyroxene 29 Cu     0.5 1.3 Model Ewart et al. 1973
Dacite Low Calcium Pyroxene 29 Cu     0.45 1.2 Phenocryst-Matrix Ewart et al. 1973
Dacite Magnetite 29 Cu 3.8       Phenocryst-Matrix Ewart & Griffin 1994
Dacite Plagioclase 29 Cu     0.15 0.32 Phenocryst-Matrix Ewart et al. 1973
Dacite Plagioclase 29 Cu     0.17 0.34 Model Ewart et al. 1973
Dacite Plagioclase 29 Cu 1.5       Phenocryst-Matrix Ewart & Griffin 1994
FeS-FeO-SiO2 Sulfide 29 Cu 50       Experimental Maclean & Shimazaki 1976
High Silica Rhyolite Allanite 29 Cu       5.8 Phenocryst-Matrix Ewart & Griffin 1994
High Silica Rhyolite Amphibole 29 Cu     0.77 1.5 Phenocryst-Matrix Ewart & Griffin 1994
High Silica Rhyolite Biotite 29 Cu 20.3       Phenocryst-Matrix Ewart & Griffin 1994
High Silica Rhyolite Ilmenite 29 Cu     3.3 6.2 Phenocryst-Matrix Ewart & Griffin 1994
High Silica Rhyolite K-Feldspar 29 Cu     0.41 2.6 Phenocryst-Matrix Ewart & Griffin 1994
High Silica Rhyolite Low Calcium Pyroxene 29 Cu       1.4 Phenocryst-Matrix Ewart & Griffin 1994
High Silica Rhyolite Magnetite 29 Cu       5.3 Phenocryst-Matrix Ewart & Griffin 1994
High Silica Rhyolite Plagioclase 29 Cu     0.5 1.4 Phenocryst-Matrix Ewart & Griffin 1994
High Silica Rhyolite Pyrrhotite 29 Cu     311 1530 Experimental Lynton et al. 1993
Komatiite, Basalt Garnet 29 Cu 0.6       Experimental Yurimoto & Ohtani 1992
Komatiite-Tholeiite MSS 29 Cu     0.155 0.35 Experimental Barnes et al. 1994
Komatiite-Tholeiite MSS 29 Cu     0.1 0.6 Model Barnes et al. 1994
Leucitite Clinopyroxene 29 Cu 0.02       Phenocryst-Matrix Ewart & Griffin 1994
Leucitite Leucite 29 Cu 0.1       Phenocryst-Matrix Ewart & Griffin 1994
Leucitite Olivine 29 Cu 0.055       Phenocryst-Matrix Ewart & Griffin 1994
Leucitite Plagioclase 29 Cu 0.034       Phenocryst-Matrix Ewart & Griffin 1994
Low Silica Rhyolite Amphibole 29 Cu     0.49 1.4 Phenocryst-Matrix Ewart & Griffin 1994
Low Silica Rhyolite Biotite 29 Cu 72.4       Phenocryst-Matrix Ewart & Griffin 1994
Low Silica Rhyolite Clinopyroxene 29 Cu     0.8 2.2 Phenocryst-Matrix Ewart & Griffin 1994
Low Silica Rhyolite Ilmenite 29 Cu     1.3 3.3 Phenocryst-Matrix Ewart & Griffin 1994
Low Silica Rhyolite K-Feldspar 29 Cu     0.24 2.4 Phenocryst-Matrix Ewart & Griffin 1994
Low Silica Rhyolite Low Calcium Pyroxene 29 Cu     0.47 1.46 Phenocryst-Matrix Ewart & Griffin 1994
Low Silica Rhyolite Magnetite 29 Cu     1.3 9.4 Phenocryst-Matrix Ewart & Griffin 1994
Low Silica Rhyolite Plagioclase 29 Cu     0.41 1.2 Phenocryst-Matrix Ewart & Griffin 1994
Lunar Basalt Ferropseudobrookite 29 Cu     4.2 8.7 Experimental Klemme et al. 2006
Lunar Basalt Ilmenite 29 Cu     0.68 4.8 Experimental Klemme et al. 2006
Lunar Basalt Karrooite 29 Cu 0.32 0.07     Experimental Klemme et al. 2006
Lunar Basalt Orthopyroxene 29 Cu 0.22 0.09     Experimental Klemme et al. 2006
Lunar Basalt Spinel 29 Cu 3.1 1.7     Experimental Klemme et al. 2006
Olivine Basalt Sulfide 29 Cu 333       Experimental Rajamani & Naldrett 1978
Per-Alkaline Rhyolite Clinopyroxene 29 Cu       1.1 Phenocryst-Matrix Ewart & Griffin 1994
Per-Alkaline Rhyolite Ilmenite 29 Cu       3.2 Phenocryst-Matrix Ewart & Griffin 1994
Per-Alkaline Rhyolite K-Feldspar 29 Cu     0.45 1 Phenocryst-Matrix Ewart & Griffin 1994
Per-Alkaline Rhyolite Olivine 29 Cu       2.7 Phenocryst-Matrix Ewart & Griffin 1994
Per-Aluminous Granite Cordierite 29 Cu 0.21       Phenocryst-Matrix Bea et al. 1994
Per-Aluminous Granite K-Feldspar 29 Cu 0.32   0.32   Phenocryst-Matrix Bea et al. 1994
Per-Aluminous Granite Plagioclase 29 Cu 0.14       Phenocryst-Matrix Bea et al. 1994
Quartz Latite Clinopyroxene 29 Cu       0.46 Phenocryst-Matrix Ewart & Griffin 1994
Quartz Latite Low Calcium Pyroxene 29 Cu     0.099 0.16 Phenocryst-Matrix Ewart & Griffin 1994
Quartz Latite Magnetite 29 Cu     0.39 2.5 Phenocryst-Matrix Ewart & Griffin 1994
Quartz Latite Plagioclase 29 Cu     0.08 0.29 Phenocryst-Matrix Ewart & Griffin 1994
Rhyolite Pyrrhotite 29 Cu     459   Phenocryst-Matrix, PIXE Stimac & Hickmott 1994
Synthetic Basalt Rutile 29 Cu     3.2 4.5 Experimental Klemme et al. 2005
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