GERM Partition Coefficient (Kd) Database
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Partition Coefficients      
Rock Type Mineral Z Elem Value SD Low High Kd Type Info Reference
Basalt Plagioclase 3 Li 0.42       Phenocryst-Matrix Kravuchuk et al. 1981
Basalt Plagioclase 3 Li     0.138 0.257 Experimental Bindeman et al. 1998
Basalt Plagioclase 3 Li     0.225 0.317 Experimental Bindeman & Davis 2000
Basalt Plagioclase 3 Li     0.367 0.678 Experimental Aignertorres et al. 2007
Basalt Plagioclase 4 Be     0.172 0.576 Experimental Bindeman et al. 1998
Basalt Plagioclase 4 Be     0.288 1.04 Experimental Bindeman & Davis 2000
Basalt Plagioclase 5 B     0.057 0.898 Experimental Bindeman et al. 1998
Basalt Plagioclase 5 B     0.064 0.267 Experimental Bindeman & Davis 2000
Basalt Plagioclase 9 F     0.33 4.88 Experimental Bindeman et al. 1998
Basalt Plagioclase 11 Na 1.21       Phenocryst-Matrix Higuchi & Nagasawa 1969
Basalt Plagioclase 11 Na     0.754 0.981 Experimental Bindeman & Davis 2000
Basalt Plagioclase 12 Mg 0.04       Phenocryst-Matrix Kravuchuk et al. 1981
Basalt Plagioclase 12 Mg     0.028 0.046 Experimental Bindeman et al. 1998
Basalt Plagioclase 12 Mg     0.0342 0.046 Experimental Bindeman & Davis 2000
Basalt Plagioclase 12 Mg     0.039 0.053 Experimental Aignertorres et al. 2007
Basalt Plagioclase 13 Al 1.63       Phenocryst-Matrix Higuchi & Nagasawa 1969
Basalt Plagioclase 14 Si 1.13       Phenocryst-Matrix Higuchi & Nagasawa 1969
Basalt Plagioclase 15 P     0.065 0.429 Experimental Bindeman et al. 1998
Basalt Plagioclase 15 P     0.071 0.145 Experimental Bindeman & Davis 2000
Basalt Plagioclase 17 Cl     0.427 1.575 Experimental Bindeman et al. 1998
Basalt Plagioclase 19 K 0.301       Phenocryst-Matrix Higuchi & Nagasawa 1969
Basalt Plagioclase 19 K 0.3       Phenocryst-Matrix Kravuchuk et al. 1981
Basalt Plagioclase 19 K     0.156 0.361 Phenocryst-Matrix Philpotts & Schnetzler 1970
Basalt Plagioclase 19 K     0.093 0.186 Experimental Bindeman et al. 1998
Basalt Plagioclase 19 K     0.117 0.154 Experimental Bindeman & Davis 2000
Basalt Plagioclase 19 K     0.22 0.245 Experimental Aignertorres et al. 2007
Basalt Plagioclase 20 Ca 1.11       Phenocryst-Matrix Higuchi & Nagasawa 1969
Basalt Plagioclase 21 Sc 0.008       Phenocryst-Matrix Paster et al. 1974
Basalt Plagioclase 21 Sc     0.072 1.458 Experimental Bindeman et al. 1998
Basalt Plagioclase 21 Sc     0.016 0.114 Experimental Aignertorres et al. 2007
Basalt Plagioclase 22 Ti 0.04       Calculated McKenzie & O'Nions 1991
Basalt Plagioclase 22 Ti 0.038       Phenocryst-Matrix Bougault & Hekinian 1974
Basalt Plagioclase 22 Ti     0.055 0.197 Experimental Bindeman et al. 1998
Basalt Plagioclase 22 Ti     0.0482 0.0962 Experimental Bindeman & Davis 2000
Basalt Plagioclase 22 Ti     0.039 0.123 Experimental Aignertorres et al. 2007
Basalt Plagioclase 23 V 0.1       Phenocryst-Matrix Bougault & Hekinian 1974
Basalt Plagioclase 23 V     0.01 0.27 Experimental Bindeman et al. 1998
Basalt Plagioclase 24 Cr 0.02       Phenocryst-Matrix Bougault & Hekinian 1974
Basalt Plagioclase 24 Cr     0.029 0.191 Experimental Bindeman et al. 1998
Basalt Plagioclase 24 Cr     0.038 0.064 Experimental Aignertorres et al. 2007
Basalt Plagioclase 25 Mn 0.05       Phenocryst-Matrix Higuchi & Nagasawa 1969
Basalt Plagioclase 25 Mn 0.04       Phenocryst-Matrix Kravuchuk et al. 1981
Basalt Plagioclase 25 Mn 0.016       Phenocryst-Matrix Paster et al. 1974
Basalt Plagioclase 25 Mn 0.07       Phenocryst-Matrix Bougault & Hekinian 1974
Basalt Plagioclase 25 Mn     0.025 0.092 Experimental Bindeman et al. 1998
Basalt Plagioclase 25 Mn     0.027 0.184 Experimental Aignertorres et al. 2007
Basalt Plagioclase 26 Fe 0.1       Phenocryst-Matrix Bougault & Hekinian 1974
Basalt Plagioclase 26 Fe     0.098 1.1 Experimental Bindeman et al. 1998
Basalt Plagioclase 26 Fe     0.157 0.279 Experimental Bindeman & Davis 2000
Basalt Plagioclase 26 Fe     0.023 0.665 Experimental Aignertorres et al. 2007
Basalt Plagioclase 27 Co 0.58       Phenocryst-Matrix Kravuchuk et al. 1981
Basalt Plagioclase 27 Co 0.026       Phenocryst-Matrix Paster et al. 1974
Basalt Plagioclase 27 Co 0.1       Phenocryst-Matrix Bougault & Hekinian 1974
Basalt Plagioclase 27 Co     0.09 1.03 Experimental Bindeman et al. 1998
Basalt Plagioclase 28 Ni 0.06       Phenocryst-Matrix Bougault & Hekinian 1974
Basalt Plagioclase 28 Ni     0.122 1.16 Experimental Bindeman et al. 1998
Basalt Plagioclase 29 Cu 0.004       Phenocryst-Matrix Paster et al. 1974
Basalt Plagioclase 29 Cu 0.17       Phenocryst-Matrix Bougault & Hekinian 1974
Basalt Plagioclase 30 Zn 0.18       Phenocryst-Matrix Kravuchuk et al. 1981
Basalt Plagioclase 30 Zn 0.13       Phenocryst-Matrix Paster et al. 1974
Basalt Plagioclase 30 Zn 0.11       Phenocryst-Matrix Bougault & Hekinian 1974
Basalt Plagioclase 31 Ga 1.7       Phenocryst-Matrix Paster et al. 1974
Basalt Plagioclase 37 Rb 0.016       Phenocryst-Matrix Higuchi & Nagasawa 1969
Basalt Plagioclase 37 Rb 0.07       Phenocryst-Matrix Kravuchuk et al. 1981
Basalt Plagioclase 37 Rb 0.1       Calculated McKenzie & O'Nions 1991
Basalt Plagioclase 37 Rb     0.0294 0.138 Phenocryst-Matrix Philpotts & Schnetzler 1970
Basalt Plagioclase 37 Rb     0.021 0.623 Experimental Bindeman et al. 1998
Basalt Plagioclase 37 Rb     0.024 0.059 Experimental Bindeman & Davis 2000
Basalt Plagioclase 37 Rb     0.093 0.122 Experimental Aignertorres et al. 2007
Basalt Plagioclase 38 Sr 2.87       Phenocryst-Matrix Higuchi & Nagasawa 1969
Basalt Plagioclase 38 Sr 1.8       Phenocryst-Matrix Kravuchuk et al. 1981
Basalt Plagioclase 38 Sr 2       Calculated McKenzie & O'Nions 1991
Basalt Plagioclase 38 Sr     1.36 2.75 Phenocryst-Matrix Philpotts & Schnetzler 1970
Basalt Plagioclase 38 Sr     2.536 3.715 Phenocryst-Matrix Sun et al. 1974
Basalt Plagioclase 38 Sr     1.504 2.845 Experimental Bindeman et al. 1998
Basalt Plagioclase 38 Sr     1.44 3.08 Experimental Bindeman et al. 1998
Basalt Plagioclase 38 Sr     1.5 3.34 Experimental Bindeman & Davis 2000
Basalt Plagioclase 38 Sr     1.715 1.568 Experimental Aignertorres et al. 2007
Basalt Plagioclase 39 Y     0.023 0.031 Experimental Bindeman et al. 1998
Basalt Plagioclase 39 Y     0.043 0.282 Experimental Bindeman et al. 1998
Basalt Plagioclase 39 Y     0.0227 0.042 Experimental Bindeman & Davis 2000
Basalt Plagioclase 39 Y     0.008 0.009 Experimental Aignertorres et al. 2007
Basalt Plagioclase 40 Zr       0.01 Experimental McCallum & Charette 1978
Basalt Plagioclase 40 Zr     0.0013 0.0127 Experimental Bindeman et al. 1998
Basalt Plagioclase 40 Zr     0.0022 0.0146 Experimental Bindeman & Davis 2000
Basalt Plagioclase 40 Zr     0.003 0.009 Experimental Aignertorres et al. 2007
Basalt Plagioclase 41 Nb       0.01 Experimental McCallum & Charette 1978
Basalt Plagioclase 41 Nb 0.01       Calculated McKenzie & O'Nions 1991
Basalt Plagioclase 41 Nb     0.002 0.0925 Experimental Bindeman et al. 1998
Basalt Plagioclase 41 Nb     0.029 0.139 Experimental Aignertorres et al. 2007
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 Plagioclase 56 Ba 0.3       Phenocryst-Matrix Higuchi & Nagasawa 1969
Basalt Plagioclase 56 Ba 0.26       Phenocryst-Matrix Kravuchuk et al. 1981
Basalt Plagioclase 56 Ba 0.68       Phenocryst-Matrix Paster et al. 1974
Basalt Plagioclase 56 Ba     0.151 0.589 Phenocryst-Matrix Philpotts & Schnetzler 1970
Basalt Plagioclase 56 Ba     0.183 0.504 Experimental Bindeman et al. 1998
Basalt Plagioclase 56 Ba     0.208 0.692 Experimental Bindeman et al. 1998
Basalt Plagioclase 56 Ba     0.183 0.661 Experimental Bindeman & Davis 2000
Basalt Plagioclase 56 Ba     0.301 0.277 Experimental Aignertorres et al. 2007
Basalt Plagioclase 57 La 0.135       Phenocryst-Matrix Higuchi & Nagasawa 1969
Basalt Plagioclase 57 La 0.27       Calculated McKenzie & O'Nions 1991
Basalt Plagioclase 57 La 0.069       Phenocryst-Matrix Paster et al. 1974
Basalt Plagioclase 57 La     0.141 0.258 Experimental Bindeman et al. 1998
Basalt Plagioclase 57 La     0.176 0.263 Experimental Bindeman et al. 1998
Basalt Plagioclase 57 La     0.141 0.27 Experimental Bindeman & Davis 2000
Basalt Plagioclase 57 La     0.065 0.071 Experimental Aignertorres et al. 2007
Basalt Plagioclase 58 Ce 0.09       Phenocryst-Matrix Higuchi & Nagasawa 1969
Basalt Plagioclase 58 Ce 0.2       Calculated McKenzie & O'Nions 1991
Basalt Plagioclase 58 Ce 0.062       Phenocryst-Matrix Paster et al. 1974
Basalt Plagioclase 58 Ce 0.023       Phenocryst-Matrix Schnetzler & Philpotts 1970
Basalt Plagioclase 58 Ce     0.166 0.233 Experimental Bindeman et al. 1998
Basalt Plagioclase 58 Ce     0.095 0.167 Experimental Bindeman & Davis 2000
Basalt Plagioclase 58 Ce     0.049 0.045 Experimental Aignertorres et al. 2007
Basalt Plagioclase 59 Pr 0.17       Calculated McKenzie & O'Nions 1991
Basalt Plagioclase 59 Pr     0.063 0.142 Experimental Bindeman et al. 1998
Basalt Plagioclase 59 Pr     0.136 0.282 Experimental Bindeman et al. 1998
Basalt Plagioclase 59 Pr     0.063 0.139 Experimental Bindeman & Davis 2000
Basalt Plagioclase 59 Pr     0.049 0.133 Experimental Aignertorres et al. 2007
Basalt Plagioclase 60 Nd 0.04       Phenocryst-Matrix Higuchi & Nagasawa 1969
Basalt Plagioclase 60 Nd 0.14       Calculated McKenzie & O'Nions 1991
Basalt Plagioclase 60 Nd 0.028       Phenocryst-Matrix Paster et al. 1974
Basalt Plagioclase 60 Nd 0.023       Phenocryst-Matrix Schnetzler & Philpotts 1970
Basalt Plagioclase 60 Nd     0.074 0.168 Experimental Bindeman et al. 1998
Basalt Plagioclase 60 Nd     0.124 0.276 Experimental Bindeman et al. 1998
Basalt Plagioclase 60 Nd     0.074 0.122 Experimental Bindeman & Davis 2000
Basalt Plagioclase 60 Nd     0.04 0.104 Experimental Aignertorres et al. 2007
Basalt Plagioclase 62 Sm 0.036       Phenocryst-Matrix Higuchi & Nagasawa 1969
Basalt Plagioclase 62 Sm 0.11       Calculated McKenzie & O'Nions 1991
Basalt Plagioclase 62 Sm 0.017       Phenocryst-Matrix Paster et al. 1974
Basalt Plagioclase 62 Sm 0.024       Phenocryst-Matrix Schnetzler & Philpotts 1970
Basalt Plagioclase 62 Sm     0.063 0.106 Experimental Bindeman et al. 1998
Basalt Plagioclase 62 Sm     0.183 0.285 Experimental Bindeman et al. 1998
Basalt Plagioclase 62 Sm     0.062 0.139 Experimental Bindeman & Davis 2000
Basalt Plagioclase 62 Sm     0.044 0.065 Experimental Aignertorres et al. 2007
Basalt Plagioclase 63 Eu 0.32       Phenocryst-Matrix Higuchi & Nagasawa 1969
Basalt Plagioclase 63 Eu 0.73       Calculated McKenzie & O'Nions 1991
Basalt Plagioclase 63 Eu 0.68       Phenocryst-Matrix Paster et al. 1974
Basalt Plagioclase 63 Eu 0.232       Phenocryst-Matrix Schnetzler & Philpotts 1970
Basalt Plagioclase 63 Eu     0.184 1.526 Experimental Sun et al. 1974
Basalt Plagioclase 63 Eu     0.062 0.094 Experimental Bindeman et al. 1998
Basalt Plagioclase 63 Eu     0.061 0.616 Experimental Bindeman et al. 1998
Basalt Plagioclase 63 Eu     0.067 0.123 Experimental Bindeman & Davis 2000
Basalt Plagioclase 63 Eu     0.156 0.86 Experimental Aignertorres et al. 2007
Basalt Plagioclase 64 Gd 0.04       Phenocryst-Matrix Higuchi & Nagasawa 1969
Basalt Plagioclase 64 Gd 0.066       Calculated McKenzie & O'Nions 1991
Basalt Plagioclase 64 Gd 0.014       Phenocryst-Matrix Paster et al. 1974
Basalt Plagioclase 64 Gd 0.017       Interpolated Schnetzler & Philpotts 1970
Basalt Plagioclase 64 Gd     0.046 0.05 Experimental Bindeman et al. 1998
Basalt Plagioclase 64 Gd     0.0461 0.0502 Experimental Bindeman & Davis 2000
Basalt Plagioclase 64 Gd     0.03 0.153 Experimental Aignertorres et al. 2007
Basalt Plagioclase 65 Tb 0.026       Phenocryst-Matrix Higuchi & Nagasawa 1969
Basalt Plagioclase 65 Tb 0.06       Calculated McKenzie & O'Nions 1991
Basalt Plagioclase 65 Tb 0.013       Phenocryst-Matrix Paster et al. 1974
Basalt Plagioclase 65 Tb     0.029 0.102 Experimental Aignertorres et al. 2007
Basalt Plagioclase 66 Dy 0.055       Calculated McKenzie & O'Nions 1991
Basalt Plagioclase 66 Dy 0.018       Phenocryst-Matrix Schnetzler & Philpotts 1970
Basalt Plagioclase 66 Dy     0.0293 0.314 Experimental Bindeman et al. 1998
Basalt Plagioclase 66 Dy     0.0293 0.0318 Experimental Bindeman & Davis 2000
Basalt Plagioclase 66 Dy     0.017 0.128 Experimental Aignertorres et al. 2007
Basalt Plagioclase 67 Ho 0.048       Calculated McKenzie & O'Nions 1991
Basalt Plagioclase 67 Ho 0.011       Phenocryst-Matrix Paster et al. 1974
Basalt Plagioclase 67 Ho     0.02 0.106 Experimental Aignertorres et al. 2007
Basalt Plagioclase 68 Er 0.041       Calculated McKenzie & O'Nions 1991
Basalt Plagioclase 68 Er 0.02       Phenocryst-Matrix Schnetzler & Philpotts 1970
Basalt Plagioclase 68 Er     0.018 0.0194 Experimental Bindeman et al. 1998
Basalt Plagioclase 68 Er     0.0181 0.0206 Experimental Bindeman & Davis 2000
Basalt Plagioclase 68 Er     0.024 0.137 Experimental Aignertorres et al. 2007
Basalt Plagioclase 69 Tm 0.036       Calculated McKenzie & O'Nions 1991
Basalt Plagioclase 69 Tm     0.049 0.122 Experimental Aignertorres et al. 2007
Basalt Plagioclase 70 Yb 0.016       Phenocryst-Matrix Higuchi & Nagasawa 1969
Basalt Plagioclase 70 Yb 0.031       Calculated McKenzie & O'Nions 1991
Basalt Plagioclase 70 Yb 0.009       Phenocryst-Matrix Paster et al. 1974
Basalt Plagioclase 70 Yb 0.03       Phenocryst-Matrix Schnetzler & Philpotts 1970
Basalt Plagioclase 70 Yb     0.03 0.141 Experimental Aignertorres et al. 2007
Basalt Plagioclase 71 Lu 0.025       Calculated McKenzie & O'Nions 1991
Basalt Plagioclase 71 Lu 0.037       Phenocryst-Matrix Schnetzler & Philpotts 1970
Basalt Plagioclase 71 Lu     0.0069 0.0093 Experimental Bindeman et al. 1998
Basalt Plagioclase 71 Lu     0.0069 0.0296 Experimental Bindeman & Davis 2000
Basalt Plagioclase 71 Lu     0.024 0.19 Experimental Aignertorres et al. 2007
Basalt Plagioclase 72 Hf 0.01       Calculated McKenzie & O'Nions 1991
Basalt Plagioclase 72 Hf     0.026 0.153 Experimental Aignertorres et al. 2007
Basalt Plagioclase 73 Ta     0.042 0.17 Experimental Aignertorres et al. 2007
Basalt Plagioclase 82 Pb 0.76       Phenocryst-Matrix Kravuchuk et al. 1981
Basalt Plagioclase 82 Pb 0.36       Calculated McKenzie & O'Nions 1991
Basalt Plagioclase 82 Pb     0.431 0.901 Experimental Bindeman et al. 1998
Basalt Plagioclase 82 Pb     2.453 2.721 Experimental Aignertorres et al. 2007
Basalt Plagioclase 90 Th 0.05       Calculated McKenzie & O'Nions 1991
Basalt Plagioclase 90 Th     0.173 0.382 Experimental Aignertorres et al. 2007
Basalt Plagioclase 92 U 0.11       Calculated McKenzie & O'Nions 1991
Basalt Plagioclase 92 U     0.0107 0.073 Experimental Bindeman & Davis 2000
Basalt Plagioclase 92 U     0.43 0.105 Experimental Aignertorres et al. 2007
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