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 Clinopyroxene 5 B 0.036       Experimental Hart & Dunn 1993
Basalt Hydrous Fluid 5 B     0.33 0.51 Experimental Hervig et al. 2002
Basalt Plagioclase 5 B     0.064 0.267 Experimental Bindeman & Davis 2000
Basalt Plagioclase 5 B     0.057 0.898 Experimental Bindeman et al. 1998
Basanite Amphibole 5 B     0.074 0.05 Experimental Adam & Green 2006
Basanite Clinopyroxene 5 B     0.02 0.17 Experimental Adam & Green 2006
Basanite Garnet 5 B     0.006 0.003 Experimental Adam & Green 2006
Basanite Mica 5 B     0.024 0.097 Experimental Adam & Green 2006
Basanite Olivine 5 B     0.02 0.18 Experimental Adam & Green 2006
Basanite Orthopyroxene 5 B       0.0003 Experimental Adam & Green 2006
Carbonatite Apatite 5 B     0.014 0.03 Experimental Klemme 2003
Carbonatite Baddeleyite 5 B 0.018       Experimental Klemme 2003
Di-Ab-An Clinopyroxene 5 B     0.016 0.67 Experimental Brenan et al. 1998
Eclogite Amphibole-Clinopyroxene 5 B     1.5 3.4 Mineral-Mineral Zack et al. 2002
Eclogite Paragonite, Clinopyroxene 5 B     2.8 36 Mineral-Mineral Zack et al. 2002
Eclogite Phengite-Clinopyroxene 5 B     2.1 9.4 Mineral-Mineral Zack et al. 2002
Garnet Garnet 5 B     0.018   Experimental Vanwestrenen et al. 1999
Garnet Pyroxenite, Basalt Clinopyroxene 5 B 0.19 0.019     Experimental Elkins et al. 2008
Garnet Pyroxenite, Basalt Spinel 5 B 0.1       Experimental Elkins et al. 2008
High Aluminium Rhyolite Cordierite 5 B     0.06 0.1 Experimental Evensen & London 2003
Hydrous Peridotite Clinopyroxene 5 B     0.058 0.08 Experimental Gaetani et al. 2003
Hydrous Peridotite Garnet 5 B 0.0033 0.19     Experimental Gaetani et al. 2003
Komatiite, Basalt Garnet 5 B     0.53 0.57 Experimental Yurimoto & Ohtani 1992
Rhyolite Hydrous Fluid 5 B     1.21 1.22 Experimental Hervig et al. 2002
Synthetic Basalt Clinopyroxene 5 B 0.036 0.03     Experimental Klemme et al. 2002
Synthetic Basalt Garnet 5 B 0.014 0.007     Experimental Klemme et al. 2002
Synthetic Basalt Olivine 5 B     0.01 0.044 Experimental Brenan et al. 1998
Synthetic Basaltic Andesite Plagioclase 5 B 0.122 0.226     Experimental Bindeman & Davis 2000
Synthetic Peridotite Mg Perovskite 5 B     0.007 0.02 Experimental Liebske et al. 2005
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