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Geochemistry of Rocks of the Oceans and Continents, GEOROC

The database GEOROC is maintained by the Max Planck Institute for Chemistry in Mainz. The database is a comprehensive collection of published analyses of volcanic rocks and mantle xenoliths. It contains major and trace element concentrations, radiogenic and nonradiogenic isotope ratios as well as analytical ages for whole rocks, glasses, minerals and inclusions. Samples come from 11 different geological settings. Metadata include, among others, geographic location with latitude and longitude, rock class and rock type, alteration grade, analytical method, laboratory, reference materials and references.

Provider: Max-Planck-Institut für Chemie in Mainz, Germany
Language: English
Subject Category: Chemistry
Subject: Earth Science
Keyword: Geology, Mineralogy
Resource Type: Factual Database, Reference Database
Access: Free
Scope: Max Planck Society