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
Basanite Amphibole 48 Cd     0.29 0.09 Experimental Adam & Green 2006
Basanite Clinopyroxene 48 Cd     0.53 0.71 Experimental Adam & Green 2006
Basanite Garnet 48 Cd     1.5 2.164 Experimental Adam & Green 2006
Basanite Mica 48 Cd     0.05 0.02 Experimental Adam & Green 2006
Basanite Olivine 48 Cd     0.03 0.04 Experimental Adam & Green 2006
Basanite Orthopyroxene 48 Cd 0.48 0.08     Experimental Adam & Green 2006
Carbonatite Wollastonite 48 Cd 0.76 0.1     Experimental Law et al. 2000
Garnet Garnet 48 Cd     0.8 1 Experimental Vanwestrenen et al. 1999
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