GeoChemical Data toolkit (GCDkit)

GCDkit version 3.00 was released on May 11, 2013.

Last patched version was relesed on June 5, 2013.
Full 3.00 install or the patch for older GCDkit 3.00 versions in the Download section

Detailed info about GCDkit patches


New features in the GCDkit 3.00:

Read more in Janoušek et al. (2011): Brand new Geochemical Data Toolkit (GCDkit 3.0) - is it worth upgrading and browsing documentation? (Yes!) . GVMS, 18, 26-30.

See changelog for the list of changes since ver.2.3.


The GeoChemical Data ToolKIT, or in short GCDkit, is a system for handling and recalculation of whole-rock analyses from igneous rocks. It is written in R, a language and environment for statistical computing and graphics. 

Main features of GCDkit are:


Currently, GCDkit works under the Windows GUI, and Windows XP/Vista/7 are recommended systems. Under previous versions of Windows R may become unstable, failing to redraw graphical windows if too many of them are open. Furthermore, our users reported GCDkit functionality under Linux with emulated Windows.


As you may imagine, we have invested hours of our time into this free project. Do you like GCDkit? Do you want to support us somehow? Then please link to our page, let us know your comments or submit a bug report. Have you known that you can even contribute some code ? In any case, we would appreciate if you quote the key paper concerned with the GCDkit software:

Janoušek, V., Farrow, C. M. & Erban, V. 2006. Interpretation of whole-rock geochemical data in igneous geochemistry: introducing Geochemical Data Toolkit (GCDkit). Journal of Petrology 47(6):1255-1259

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Vojtech Janousek

Page last modified June 21, 2013