GERM Partition Coefficient (Kd) Database
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Partition Coefficients      
Rock Type Mineral Z Elem Value SD Low High Kd Type Info Reference
Andesite Olivine 42 Mo     0.061 0.16 Phenocryst-Matrix, Experimental Dunn & Sen 1994
Basalt Metal 42 Mo     0.01 146 Experimental Hillgren 1991
Basalt Metal 42 Mo 1000       Phenocryst-Matrix Kloeck & Palme 1988
Basalt Metal 42 Mo     144 13741 Experimental Schmitt et al. 1989
Basalt-Andesite Low Calcium Pyroxene 42 Mo     0.27 2.2 Phenocryst-Matrix, Experimental Dunn & Sen 1994
Basalt-Andesite Plagioclase 42 Mo 0.39       Phenocryst-Matrix, Experimental Dunn & Sen 1994
Basanite Amphibole 42 Mo     0.0272 0.06 Experimental Adam & Green 2006
Basanite Clinopyroxene 42 Mo     0.016 0.012 Experimental Adam & Green 2006
Basanite Garnet 42 Mo     0.003 0.003 Experimental Adam & Green 2006
Basanite Mica 42 Mo     0.046 0.03 Experimental Adam & Green 2006
Basanite Olivine 42 Mo     0.001 0.0007 Experimental Adam & Green 2006
Basanite Orthopyroxene 42 Mo 0.0039 0.0003     Experimental Adam & Green 2006
Carbonatite Clinopyroxene 42 Mo 0.009       Experimental Walker et al. 1992
Carbonatite-Silicate Clinopyroxene 42 Mo 0.052       Calculated Walker et al. 1992
Dacite Garnet 42 Mo 0.41       Experimental Irving & Frey 1976
Fe-FeS Schreibersite 42 Mo 10.6       Experimental Jones et al. 1993
Fe-FeS Solid Metal 42 Mo 2.7       Experimental Jones et al. 1993
Fe-FeS Troilite 42 Mo 2       Experimental Jones et al. 1993
High Silica Rhyolite Fayalite, Olivine 42 Mo     0.1 1.4 Phenocryst-Matrix Mahood & Hildreth 1983
High Silica Rhyolite Ilmenite 42 Mo 11       Phenocryst-Matrix Mahood & Hildreth 1983
High Silica Rhyolite K-Feldspar 42 Mo 0.2   0.2   Phenocryst-Matrix Stix & Gorton 1990
High Silica Rhyolite Magnetite 42 Mo 29       Phenocryst-Matrix Mahood & Hildreth 1983
Lunar Basalt Ilmenite 42 Mo       0.026 Experimental Klemme et al. 2006
Na2O¿CaO¿MgO¿Al2O3¿SiO2 Clinopyroxene 42 Mo     0.001 0.005 Experimental Hill et al. 2000
Per-Alkaline Trachyte Olivine 42 Mo 0.056       Phenocryst-Matrix Larsen 1979
Per-Aluminous Granite Biotite 42 Mo 1.58       Phenocryst-Matrix Bea et al. 1994
Per-Aluminous Granite Cordierite 42 Mo 2.4       Phenocryst-Matrix Bea et al. 1994
Per-Aluminous Granite K-Feldspar 42 Mo 1.77   1.77   Phenocryst-Matrix Bea et al. 1994
Per-Aluminous Granite Plagioclase 42 Mo 0.2       Phenocryst-Matrix Bea et al. 1994
Rhyolite Biotite 42 Mo     1.7 5.7 Phenocryst-Matrix Nash & Crecraft 1985
Rhyolite Ilmenite 42 Mo 3       Phenocryst-Matrix Nash & Crecraft 1985
Rhyolite Ilmenite 42 Mo     3   Phenocryst-Matrix, PIXE Stimac & Hickmott 1994
Rhyolite Magnetite 42 Mo     6 16 Phenocryst-Matrix Nash & Crecraft 1985
Rhyolite Pyrrhotite 42 Mo     161   Phenocryst-Matrix, PIXE Stimac & Hickmott 1994
Synthetic Peridotite Mg Perovskite 42 Mo     0.52   Experimental Liebske et al. 2005
Trachyte-Basalt Clinopyroxene 42 Mo 0.02       Phenocryst-Matrix Villemant 1988
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