GERM Partition Coefficient (Kd) Database
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Partition Coefficients      
Rock Type Mineral Z Elem Value SD Low High Kd Type Info Reference
Alkali Basalt Amphibole 55 Cs 0.046       Phenocryst-Matrix Matsui et al. 1977
Alkali Basalt Amphibole 55 Cs 0.5       Phenocryst-Matrix Villemant et al. 1981
Alkali Basalt Biotite 55 Cs 1.09       Phenocryst-Matrix Villemant et al. 1981
Alkali Basalt Clinopyroxene 55 Cs 0.13       Phenocryst-Matrix Villemant et al. 1981
Alkali Basalt Olivine 55 Cs 0.05       Phenocryst-Matrix Villemant et al. 1981
Alkali Basalt Plagioclase 55 Cs     0.13 0.14 Phenocryst-Matrix Villemant et al. 1981
Andesite Amphibole 55 Cs 0.2       Phenocryst-Matrix Matsui et al. 1977
Andesite Amphibole 55 Cs 3.1       Phenocryst-Matrix Matsui et al. 1977
Andesite Amphibole 55 Cs 0.01       Phenocryst-Matrix Bacon & Druitt 1988
Andesite Amphibole 55 Cs     0.15 0.5 Phenocryst-Matrix Luhr & Carmichael 1980
Andesite Clinopyroxene 55 Cs 0.01       Phenocryst-Matrix Bacon & Druitt 1988
Andesite Clinopyroxene 55 Cs     0.17 0.64 Phenocryst-Matrix Luhr & Carmichael 1980
Andesite Low Calcium Pyroxene 55 Cs 0.01       Phenocryst-Matrix Bacon & Druitt 1988
Andesite Low Calcium Pyroxene 55 Cs     0.31 0.45 Phenocryst-Matrix Luhr & Carmichael 1980
Andesite Magnetite 55 Cs     0.39 0.63 Phenocryst-Matrix Luhr & Carmichael 1980
Andesite Olivine 55 Cs       0.27 Phenocryst-Matrix Luhr & Carmichael 1980
Andesite Olivine 55 Cs 0.01       Phenocryst-Matrix Villemant 1988
Andesite Plagioclase 55 Cs 0.03       Phenocryst-Matrix Bacon & Druitt 1988
Andesite Plagioclase 55 Cs     0.04 0.31 Phenocryst-Matrix Luhr & Carmichael 1980
Ankaramite, Basalt Olivine 55 Cs 0.00043       Phenocryst-Matrix Hart & Brooks 1974
Ankaramite, Basalt Plagioclase 55 Cs 0.0248       Phenocryst-Matrix Hart & Brooks 1974
Basalt Ca-Perovskite 55 Cs       0.2 Experimental Kato et al. 1988
Basalt Clinopyroxene 55 Cs 0.0058       Experimental Hauri et al. 1994
Basalt Plagioclase 55 Cs     1   Phenocryst-Matrix Kravuchuk et al. 1981
Basalt Plagioclase 55 Cs     0.0626 0.1091 Experimental Bindeman et al. 1998
Basalt Plagioclase 55 Cs     0.771 1.093 Experimental Aignertorres et al. 2007
Basalt-Andesite Plagioclase 55 Cs     0.022 0.067 Phenocryst-Matrix, Experimental Dunn & Sen 1994
Basalt-Andesite-Dacite Olivine 55 Cs 0.01       Phenocryst-Matrix Villemant 1988
Basanite Amphibole 55 Cs     0.06 0.003 Experimental Adam & Green 2006
Basanite Clinopyroxene 55 Cs     0.0002 7e-05 Experimental Adam & Green 2006
Basanite Garnet 55 Cs     0.0001 0.001 Experimental Adam & Green 2006
Basanite Mica 55 Cs     2.26 3.2 Experimental Adam & Green 2006
Basanite Olivine 55 Cs     0.0002 0.0002 Experimental Adam & Green 2006
Basanite Orthopyroxene 55 Cs 0.0009 0.0002     Experimental Adam & Green 2006
Carbonatite Apatite 55 Cs     0.0003 0.009 Experimental Klemme 2003
Carbonatite Baddeleyite 55 Cs 0.013       Experimental Klemme 2003
Carbonatite Clinopyroxene 55 Cs     0.033 0.27 Experimental Klemme et al. 1995
Carbonatite Clinopyroxene 55 Cs     0.001 0.0053 Experimental Blundy & Dalton 2000
Carbonatite-Peridotite Clinopyroxene 55 Cs     0.0002 0.00025 Experimental Brenan & Watson 1991
Dacite Biotite 55 Cs 2.35       Phenocryst-Matrix Matsui et al. 1977
Dacite Biotite 55 Cs 2.02       Phenocryst-Matrix Higuchi & Nagasawa 1969
Dacite Plagioclase 55 Cs     0.03 0.78 Phenocryst-Matrix Dudas et al. 1971
Garnet Pyroxenite Garnet 55 Cs       0.003 Phenocryst-Matrix Zack et al. 1997
Haplobasalt, Basalt Cr Diopside, Clinopyroxene 55 Cs     0.0009 0.0042 Experimental Watson et al. 1987
High Aluminium Rhyolite Cordierite 55 Cs     0.28 0.34 Experimental Evensen & London 2003
High Silica Rhyolite Biotite 55 Cs     1.2 3.1 Phenocryst-Matrix Mahood & Hildreth 1983
High Silica Rhyolite K-Feldspar 55 Cs     0.009 0.061 Phenocryst-Matrix Mahood & Hildreth 1983
High Silica Rhyolite K-Feldspar 55 Cs     0.002 0.061 Phenocryst-Matrix Stix & Gorton 1990
High Silica Rhyolite Plagioclase 55 Cs     0.025 0.084 Phenocryst-Matrix Streck & Grunder 1997
Lamproite Clinopyroxene 55 Cs       0.001 Experimental Schmidt et al. 1999
Lamproite Clinopyroxene 55 Cs       0.058 Phenocryst-Matrix Foley & Jenner 2004
Lamproite Leucite 55 Cs 9.79       Phenocryst-Matrix Foley & Jenner 2004
Lamproite Olivine 55 Cs 0.0288       Phenocryst-Matrix Foley & Jenner 2004
Lamproite Phlogopite 55 Cs     0.56 1.61 Experimental Schmidt et al. 1999
Lamprophyre Biotite 55 Cs 0.626       Phenocryst-Matrix Foley et al. 1996
Latite Biotite 55 Cs 0.38       Phenocryst-Matrix Villemant 1988
Latite Clinopyroxene 55 Cs     0.03 0.28 Phenocryst-Matrix Villemant 1988
Latite Plagioclase 55 Cs 0.07       Phenocryst-Matrix Villemant 1988
Panterllerite-Trachyte Apatite 55 Cs       0.7 Phenocryst-Matrix Mahood & Stimac 1990
Panterllerite-Trachyte Plagioclase 55 Cs       0.015 Phenocryst-Matrix Mahood & Stimac 1990
Per-Alkaline Trachyte Clinopyroxene 55 Cs     0.026 0.048 Phenocryst-Matrix Larsen 1979
Per-Alkaline Trachyte K-Feldspar 55 Cs 0.044   0.044   Phenocryst-Matrix Larsen 1979
Per-Alkaline Trachyte Nepheline 55 Cs 0.413       Phenocryst-Matrix Larsen 1979
Per-Alkaline Trachyte Olivine 55 Cs 0.048       Phenocryst-Matrix Larsen 1979
Per-Aluminous Granite Biotite 55 Cs 26.8       Phenocryst-Matrix Bea et al. 1994
Per-Aluminous Granite Cordierite 55 Cs 31.5       Phenocryst-Matrix Bea et al. 1994
Per-Aluminous Granite K-Feldspar 55 Cs 4.2   4.2   Phenocryst-Matrix Bea et al. 1994
Per-Aluminous Granite Plagioclase 55 Cs 0.44       Phenocryst-Matrix Bea et al. 1994
Rhyolite Alkali Feldspar 55 Cs     0.09 0.13 Experimental Icenhower & London 1996
Rhyolite Amphibole 55 Cs 0.01       Phenocryst-Matrix Bacon & Druitt 1988
Rhyolite Biotite 55 Cs     1.2 4.4 Phenocryst-Matrix Nash & Crecraft 1985
Rhyolite Clinopyroxene 55 Cs 0.01       Phenocryst-Matrix Bacon & Druitt 1988
Rhyolite K-Feldspar 55 Cs 0.024   0.024   Phenocryst-Matrix Leeman & Phelps 1981
Rhyolite K-Feldspar 55 Cs     0.11 0.37 Phenocryst-Matrix Nash & Crecraft 1985
Rhyolite Low Calcium Pyroxene 55 Cs     0.44 0.77 Phenocryst-Matrix Nash & Crecraft 1985
Rhyolite Low Calcium Pyroxene 55 Cs 0.01       Phenocryst-Matrix Bacon & Druitt 1988
Rhyolite Magnetite 55 Cs 0.01       Phenocryst-Matrix Bacon & Druitt 1988
Rhyolite Plagioclase 55 Cs 0.03       Phenocryst-Matrix Bacon & Druitt 1988
Rhyolite Plagioclase 55 Cs     0.02 0.18 Phenocryst-Matrix Nash & Crecraft 1985
Rhyolite-Dacite K-Feldspar 55 Cs     0.11 0.16 Phenocryst-Matrix Stix & Gorton 1990
Syenite Amphibole 55 Cs     0.11 0.14 Phenocryst-Matrix Marks et al. 2004
Syenite Clinopyroxene 55 Cs     0.03 0.05 Phenocryst-Matrix Marks et al. 2004
Synthetic Basalt Clinopyroxene 55 Cs 0.0025 0.0002     Experimental Klemme et al. 2002
Synthetic Basalt Garnet 55 Cs 0.0001 0.0001     Experimental Klemme et al. 2002
Synthetic CATS, Doped Ca-Perovskite 55 Cs     0.025   Experimental Corgne & Wood 2005
Synthetic CMAST Ca-Perovskite 55 Cs     0.3 0.3 Experimental Corgne et al. 2005
Synthetic CMAST Mg Perovskite 55 Cs     0.01 0.02 Experimental Corgne et al. 2005
Synthetic Dacite Clinopyroxene 55 Cs     0.0005 0.023 Experimental Huang et al. 2006
Synthetic Di-Ab-An-H2O Clinopyroxene 55 Cs     0.00035 0.0063 Experimental Shimizu 1974
Synthetic Fluid Olivine 55 Cs     0.004 0.115 Experimental Brenan & Watson 1991
Trachyte Biotite 55 Cs     0.56 0.79 Phenocryst-Matrix Villemant 1988
Trachyte Clinopyroxene 55 Cs     0.05 0.25 Phenocryst-Matrix Villemant 1988
Trachyte Plagioclase 55 Cs     0.08 0.12 Phenocryst-Matrix Villemant 1988
Trachyte-Basalt Clinopyroxene 55 Cs 0.02       Phenocryst-Matrix Villemant 1988
Trachyte-Phonolite Biotite 55 Cs 0.19       Phenocryst-Matrix Villemant 1988
Trachyte-Phonolite Clinopyroxene 55 Cs 0.04       Phenocryst-Matrix Villemant 1988
Trachyte-Phonolite Plagioclase 55 Cs 0.04       Phenocryst-Matrix Villemant 1988
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