PetDB, the Petrological Database

 Click on the link below to access the PetDB data collection:

 Search PetDB

The Search PetDB site will under maintenance on Friday, September 30, 2016, 10:00am to 11:00am. You may experience intermittent interruptions in service during this time. We apologize for any inconvenience.


 

PetDB sample locations viewed in the GeoMapApp application.

 

PetDB is a global synthesis of chemical, isotopic, and mineralogical data for rocks, minerals, and melt inclusions. PetDB's current content focuses on data for

  • igneous and metamorphic rocks from the ocean floor, specifically mid-ocean ridge basalts and abyssal peridotites;
  • xenolith samples from the Earth's mantle and lower crust.

 

PetDB Xenolith sample locations viewed in the GeoMapApp application.

 

PetDB is maintained and continuously updated as part of the EarthChem data collections. The current version is PetDB v.2.8.9, released on April 26th, 2016

 

 

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Questions? Contact us at: info@petdb.org.

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