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 Clinopyroxene 59 Pr 0.14       Phenocryst-Matrix Zack & Brumm 1998
Alkali Basalt Clinopyroxene 59 Pr     0.79 2.12 Experimental Wood & Trigila 2001
Alkali Basalt Ilmenite 59 Pr 0.00019       Phenocryst-Matrix Zack & Brumm 1998
Alkali Olivine Basalt Kaersutite, Amphibole 59 Pr 0.277       Experimental Botazzi et al. 1999
Basalt Amphibole 59 Pr 0.35       Calculated McKenzie & O'Nions 1991
Basalt Amphibole 59 Pr     0.1 0.6 Phenocryst-Matrix, Graphical Irving & Frey 1984
Basalt Clinopyroxene 59 Pr 0.058       Phenocryst-Matrix Frey 1969
Basalt Clinopyroxene 59 Pr     0.112 0.626 Experimental Skulski et al. 1994
Basalt Clinopyroxene 59 Pr 0.15       Calculated McKenzie & O'Nions 1991
Basalt Clinopyroxene 59 Pr     0.04 0.3 Phenocryst-Matrix, Graphical Irving & Frey 1984
Basalt Garnet 59 Pr 0.054       Calculated McKenzie & O'Nions 1991
Basalt Low Calcium Pyroxene 59 Pr     0.003 0.02 Phenocryst-Matrix, Graphical Irving & Frey 1984
Basalt Low Calcium Pyroxene 59 Pr 0.0048       Calculated McKenzie & O'Nions 1991
Basalt Low Calcium Pyroxene 59 Pr 0.002       Phenocryst-Matrix Frey 1969
Basalt Olivine 59 Pr     2.6e-05 8.4e-05 Experimental Beattie 1994
Basalt Olivine 59 Pr 0.005       Phenocryst-Matrix Frey 1969
Basalt Olivine 59 Pr 0.0008       Calculated McKenzie & O'Nions 1991
Basalt Olivine 59 Pr 0.0002       Experimental Nielsen et al. 1992
Basalt Plagioclase 59 Pr     0.063 0.142 Experimental Bindeman et al. 1998
Basalt Plagioclase 59 Pr 0.17       Calculated McKenzie & O'Nions 1991
Basalt Plagioclase 59 Pr     0.049 0.133 Experimental Aignertorres et al. 2007
Basalt Plagioclase 59 Pr     0.063 0.139 Experimental Bindeman & Davis 2000
Basalt Plagioclase 59 Pr     0.136 0.282 Experimental Bindeman et al. 1998
Basalt Spinel 59 Pr 0.01       Calculated McKenzie & O'Nions 1991
Basalt-Andesite Low Calcium Pyroxene 59 Pr     0.0034 0.0059 Phenocryst-Matrix, Experimental Dunn & Sen 1994
Basalt-Andesite Olivine 59 Pr     0.002 0.009 Phenocryst-Matrix, Experimental Dunn & Sen 1994
Basalt-Andesite Plagioclase 59 Pr     0.035 0.13 Phenocryst-Matrix, Experimental Dunn & Sen 1994
Basanite Amphibole 59 Pr 0.17       Experimental Latourrette et al. 1995
Basanite-Basalt Amphibole 59 Pr 0.105 0.007     Experimental Dalpe & Baker 1994
Basanite-Basalt Clinoyroxene 59 Pr     0.094 0.12 Experimental Green et al. 2000
Basanite-Basalt Garnet 59 Pr     0.01 0.024 Experimental Green et al. 2000
Carbonatite Apatite 59 Pr 4.49       phenocryst-matrix Dawson & Hinton 2003
Carbonatite Apatite 59 Pr     0.6 1.5 Experimental Klemme 2003
Carbonatite Baddeleyite 59 Pr     0.59 0.5 Experimental Klemme 2003
Carbonatite Clinopyroxene 59 Pr     0.097 0.19 Experimental Klemme et al. 1995
Carbonatite Dolomite 59 Pr 0.22       phenocryst-matrix Dawson & Hinton 2003
Chondritic Basalt High-Al Clinopyroxene 59 Pr     0.126 1.16 Experimental Lofgren et al. 2006
Chondritic Basalt High-Ca Kirchsteinite 59 Pr 0.008       Experimental Lofgren et al. 2006
Chondritic Basalt Low Alumunium Clinopyroxene 59 Pr     0.108 0.484 Experimental Lofgren et al. 2006
Chondritic Basalt Low Calcium Kirchsteinite 59 Pr 0.0028       Experimental Lofgren et al. 2006
Chondritic Basalt Low Calcium Pyroxene 59 Pr     0.00027 0.063 Experimental Kennedy et al. 1993
Chondritic Basalt Merrillite 59 Pr 4.8       Experimental Lofgren et al. 2006
Chondritic Basalt Rhonite 59 Pr 0.019       Experimental Lofgren et al. 2006
FCMAS Clinopyroxene 59 Pr 0.019 0.0007     Experimental Vanwestrenen et al. 2000
FCMAS Garnet 59 Pr     0.026 0.043 Experimental Vanwestrenen et al. 2000
Garnet Garnet 59 Pr     0.036 0.44 Experimental Vanwestrenen et al. 1999
Garnet Pyroxenite Amphibole 59 Pr 0.15       Phenocryst-Matrix Zack et al. 1997
Garnet Pyroxenite Garnet 59 Pr 0.0072       Phenocryst-Matrix Zack et al. 1997
Lamproite Clinopyroxene 59 Pr     0.176   Phenocryst-Matrix Foley & Jenner 2004
Lamproite Leucite 59 Pr 0.0008       Phenocryst-Matrix Foley & Jenner 2004
Lamproite Olivine 59 Pr 0.0004       Phenocryst-Matrix Foley & Jenner 2004
Lherzolite Amphibole 59 Pr     0.117 0.14 Calculated Chazot et al. 1996
Lunar Basalt Spinel 59 Pr 0.0023 0.0008     Experimental Klemme et al. 2006
Na2O¿CaO¿MgO¿Al2O3¿SiO2 Clinopyroxene 59 Pr     0.26 0.41 Experimental Hill et al. 2000
Per-Alkaline Trachyte Clinopyroxene 59 Pr     0.635 1.012 Phenocryst-Matrix Larsen 1979
Per-Alkaline Trachyte K-Feldspar 59 Pr 0.027   0.027   Phenocryst-Matrix Larsen 1979
Per-Alkaline Trachyte Nepheline 59 Pr 0.013       Phenocryst-Matrix Larsen 1979
Per-Alkaline Trachyte Olivine 59 Pr 0.076       Phenocryst-Matrix Larsen 1979
Per-Aluminous Granite Apatite 59 Pr 764       Phenocryst-Matrix Bea et al. 1994
Per-Aluminous Granite Biotite 59 Pr 0.07       Phenocryst-Matrix Bea et al. 1994
Per-Aluminous Granite Cordierite 59 Pr 0.09       Phenocryst-Matrix Bea et al. 1994
Per-Aluminous Granite K-Feldspar 59 Pr 0.87   0.87   Phenocryst-Matrix Bea et al. 1994
Per-Aluminous Granite Plagioclase 59 Pr 4.22       Phenocryst-Matrix Bea et al. 1994
Per-Aluminous Granite Zircon 59 Pr 2.54       Phenocryst-Matrix Bea et al. 1994
Picrite Clinopyroxene 59 Pr     0.049 0.116 Experimental Tuff & Gibson 2007
Picrite Garnet 59 Pr     0.019 0.035 Experimental Tuff & Gibson 2007
Syenite Aegirine 59 Pr 0.07       Phenocryst-Matrix Marks et al. 2004
Syenite Aegirine-Augite 59 Pr     0.31 0.66 Phenocryst-Matrix Marks et al. 2004
Syenite Augite 59 Pr 1.07       Phenocryst-Matrix Marks et al. 2004
Synthetic Basalt Clinopyroxene 59 Pr 0.11 0.01     Experimental Klemme et al. 2002
Synthetic Basalt Garnet 59 Pr 0.011 0.002     Experimental Klemme et al. 2002
Synthetic Basalt Rutile 59 Pr     0.0001 0.00024 Experimental Klemme et al. 2005
Synthetic Basaltic Andesite Plagioclase 59 Pr 0.146 0.043     Experimental Bindeman & Davis 2000
Synthetic CATS, Doped Ca-Perovskite 59 Pr     2.3 6.5 Experimental Corgne & Wood 2005
Synthetic CMAST Ca-Perovskite 59 Pr     6.9 13 Experimental Corgne et al. 2005
Synthetic CMAST Mg Perovskite 59 Pr     0.007 0.015 Experimental Corgne et al. 2005
Tholeiitic Basalt Clinopyroxene 59 Pr     0.089 0.2 Experimental Green et al. 2000
Tholeiitic Basalt Garnet 59 Pr     0.0083 0.051 Experimental Green et al. 2000
Tholeiitic Basalt Orthopyroxene 59 Pr 0.0032 0.0011     Experimental Green et al. 2000
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