Table 1

Description of samples

SampleSMNH IDLocalityLithologySelected mineralsReferences
109426-1Salt Lake Craters, HawaiiLherzolite xenolithOpx
BCN-200116610-26San Quintin Volcanic Field, MexicoLherzolite xenolithOpx1, 2
BCN-203116610-29San Quintin Volcanic Field, MexicoLherzolite xenolithOpx1, 2
DGO-160116610-18Durango Volcanic Field, MexicoLherzolite xenolithCpx, Opx1, 2
DGO-166116610-21Durango Volcanic Field, MexicoLherzolite xenolithCpx, Opx1, 2
KH03-4Kilbourne Hole, New MexicoLherzolite xenolithCpx, Opx3
KH03-27Kilbourne Hole, New MexicoLherzolite xenolithCpx, Opx3
PR-7-2117322-242Premier Kimberlite, Transvaal, AfricaKimberlite chrome diopside megacrystCpx
PR-7-5117322-245Premier Kimberlite, Transvaal, AfricaKimberlite enstatite megacrystOpx
SC-J1San Carlos, ArizonaLherzolite xenolithCpx
Sim-9cSimcoe Volcano, WashingtonLherzolite xenolithOpx1, 4
Sim-24Simcoe Volcano, WashingtonLherzolite xenolithOpx1, 4
SLP-101116610-14Ventura Volcanic Field, MexicoLherzolite xenolithCpx1, 2
SLP-108117213-5Ventura Volcanic Field, MexicoClinopyroxenite in lherzolite xenolithCpx, Opx
SLP-114116610-10Ventura Volcanic Field, MexicoHarzburgite xenolithOpx1, 2
SLP-142116610-5Santa Domingo Volcanic Field, MexicoLherzolite xenolithCpx, Opx1, 2
SLP-402116610-15San Quintin Volcanic Field, MexicoLherzolite xenolithCpx, Opx1, 2
SLP-403116610-16San Quintin Volcanic Field, MexicoLherzolite xenolithCpx, Cpx1, 2
SMC31139Orford Nickel Mine, Quebec, CanadaDiopsideCpx
  • Note: Previous work on both major element chemistry and water content is included in the reference column. Samples with Smithsonian (SMNH) ID numbers were provided by the Department of Mineral Sciences, Smithsonian Institution. References:

  • [1] Peslier et al. (2002),

  • [2] Luhr and Aranda-Gomez (1997),

  • [3] Harvey et al. (2012),

  • [4] Brandon and Draper (1996).