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
Alkali Basalt Amphibole 49 In 2.16       Phenocryst-Matrix Matsui et al. 1977
Basalt Clinopyroxene 49 In     0.45 1.67 Phenocryst-Matrix Matsui et al. 1977
Basalt Pyroxene 49 In 1.67       Phenocryst-Matrix Onuma et al. 1968
Basanite Amphibole 49 In     1.09 2.54 Experimental Adam & Green 2006
Basanite Clinopyroxene 49 In     3.33 1.02 Experimental Adam & Green 2006
Basanite Garnet 49 In     10.3 87 Experimental Adam & Green 2006
Basanite Mica 49 In     0.14 0.3 Experimental Adam & Green 2006
Basanite Olivine 49 In     0.09 0.2 Experimental Adam & Green 2006
Basanite Orthopyroxene 49 In 0.24 0.01     Experimental Adam & Green 2006
Dacite Biotite 49 In 3.9       Phenocryst-Matrix Matsui et al. 1977
Garnet Garnet 49 In     2.4 2.5 Experimental Vanwestrenen et al. 1999
Na2O¿CaO¿MgO¿Al2O3¿SiO2 Clinopyroxene 49 In     1.33 2.77 Experimental Hill et al. 2000
Tholeiitic Basalt Olivine 49 In 0.061       Phenocryst-Matrix Matsui et al. 1977
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