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 MSS 44 Ru     3.2 5.3 Experimental Fleet et al. 1993
CaO-Al2O3-MgO-SiO2 Spinel 44 Ru     22 25 Experimental Capobianco & Drake 1990
Fe-Ni-S Fe-Ni Metal 44 Ru     49 164 Experimental Fleet et al. 1999
Fe-Ni-S Pt-Fe Alloy 44 Ru     7 23 Experimental Fleet & Stone 1991
Fe-Ni-S Sulfide 44 Ru     0.2 1.7 Experimental Fleet & Stone 1991
Na2O¿CaO¿MgO¿Al2O3¿SiO2 Clinopyroxene 44 Ru     1 4.27 Experimental Hill et al. 2000
Synth MORB Olivine 44 Ru     0.67 2.19 Experimental Brenan et al. 2003
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