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
Andesite Sphene 74 W 16       Phenocryst-Matrix Luhr & Carmichael 1980
Basalt Metal 74 W     0.005 0.5 Experimental Hillgren 1991
Basalt Metal 74 W     0.52 8.3 Experimental Jones & Drake 1986
Basalt Metal 74 W 25       Phenocryst-Matrix Kloeck & Palme 1988
Basalt Metal 74 W     0.11 2749 Experimental Schmitt et al. 1989
Basalt-Andesite Olivine 74 W     0.016 0.054 Experimental Gaetani & Grove 1997
Basanite Amphibole 74 W     0.0011 0.0025 Experimental Adam & Green 2006
Basanite Clinopyroxene 74 W     0.0006 0.00014 Experimental Adam & Green 2006
Basanite Garnet 74 W     0.0007 0.0021 Experimental Adam & Green 2006
Basanite Mica 74 W     0.0014 0.0006 Experimental Adam & Green 2006
Basanite Olivine 74 W     0.0003 0.0001 Experimental Adam & Green 2006
Basanite Orthopyroxene 74 W 0.0002 0.0001     Experimental Adam & Green 2006
Fe-Ni-S-P-X Metal 74 W 15       Experimental Jones & Drake 1983
Fe-Ni-S-P-X-Basalt Metal 74 W     2.5 30 Experimental Jones & Drake 1983
Garnet Pyroxenite Amphibole 74 W 0.16       Phenocryst-Matrix Zack et al. 1997
Komatiite, Basalt Sulfide 74 W 0.113       Experimental Gaetani & Grove 1997
Lunar Basalt Ferropseudobrookite 74 W     0.07 0.16 Experimental Klemme et al. 2006
Lunar Basalt Ilmenite 74 W     0.029 0.12 Experimental Klemme et al. 2006
Lunar Basalt Orthopyroxene 74 W 0.004       Experimental Klemme et al. 2006
Lunar Basalt Spinel 74 W 0.1 0.09     Experimental Klemme et al. 2006
Na2O¿CaO¿MgO¿Al2O3¿SiO2 Clinopyroxene 74 W     0.0003 0.005 Experimental Hill et al. 2000
Synthetic Basalt Rutile 74 W     0.5 14.5 Experimental Klemme et al. 2005
Trachyandesite Apatite 74 W 16       Phenocryst-Matrix Luhr et al. 1984
Trachyandesite Low Calcium Pyroxene 74 W       0.3 Phenocryst-Matrix Luhr et al. 1984
Trachyandesite Magnetite 74 W 2.3       Phenocryst-Matrix Luhr et al. 1984
Trachyandesite Plagioclase 74 W       0.1 Phenocryst-Matrix Luhr et al. 1984
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