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The success of the CAMECA large geometry ion microprobe IMS 1270 / 1280 / 1280-HR is clearly revealed by the high number of papers published each year by our customers. Underneath is a selection of recent publications: more than 80 papers per year in average covering major application fields.

- Stable isotopes
- Geochronology
- Trace elements
- Nuclear forensics
- Instrumentation

Stable isotopes

Stable isotopes - 2016

Mn-Cr relative sensitivity factor in ferromagnesian olivines defined for SIMS measurements with a Cameca ims-1280 ion microprobe: Implications for dating secondary fayalite. Doyle P. M., Jogo K., Nagashima K., Huss G. R., and Krot A. N. (2016), Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta, Volume 174, Pages 102-121. DOI:10.1016/j.gca.2015.10.010.

Stable isotopes - 2015

Potentially biogenic carbon preserved in a 4.1 billion‐year‐old zircon. E.A. Bell, P.Boehnke , T.M.Harrison, and W.L. Mao (2015), Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Volume 112, No 47, Pages 14518-14521, doi:10.1073/pnas.1517557112/-/DCSupplemental.

A synthetic standard for the analysis of carbon isotopes of carbon in silicates, and the observation of a significant water‐associated matrix effect. C.H. House (2015), Geochemical Transactions 16 (14), doi:10.1186/s12932-015-0029-x.

To the origin of Icelandic rhyolites: insights from partially melted leucocratic xenoliths. A.A. Gurenko, I.N. Bindeman, I.A. Sigurdsson (2015), Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, Volume 169 (49), doi:10.1007/s00410-015-1145-4.

Hydrothermal alteration and melting of the crust during the Columbia River Basalt‐Snake River Plain transition and the origin of low‐δ 18O rhyolites of the central Snake River Plain. D.P. Colon, I.N. Bindeman, B.S. Ellis, A.K. Schmitt, C.M. Fisher (2015), Lithos 224, Pages 310-323, doi:10.1016/j.lithos.2015.02.022.

Evidence for cavity-dwelling microbial life in 3.22 Ga tidal deposits. Homann M., Heubeck C., Bontognali T.R.R. Airo A. (2015), Geology, Volume 44, No 1, Pages 51-54. (doi:10.1130/G37272.1)

High-resolution SIMS oxygen isotope analyses of hydrothermal quartz: evidence for pressure control on crystal growth of Alpine gold-bearing vein quartz. May E., Vennemann T. W., Baumgartner L. P., Bouvier A.-S., Meisser N. (submitted to Terra Nova)

Deuterium- and 15N-signatures of organic globules in Murchison and Northwest Africa 801 meteorites. Hashiguchi, M., Kobayashi, S. and Yurimoto, H. (2015) Geochemical Society of Japan. Volume 49, Pages 377-391, doi:10.2343/geochemj.2.0363.

Synthesis of large and homogeneous single crystals of water-bearing minerals by slow cooling at deep-mantle pressures. Okuchi, T., Purevjav, N., Tomioka, N., Lin, J.-F., Kuribayashi, T., Schoneveld, L., Hwang, H., Sakamoto, N., Kawasaki, N. and Yurimoto, H. (2015), American Mineralogist, Volume 100, Issue 7, Pages 1483-1492, doi: 10.2138/am-2015-5237.

Formation period for a fluffy type A CAI from vigarano. Kawasaki, N., Sakamoto, N. and Yurimoto, H. (2015), Meteoritics & Planetary Science 50, SI, 5028.pdf.

26Al-26Mg chronology and oxygen isotope distributions of multiple melting for a Type C CAI from Allende. Kawasaki, N., Kato, C., Itoh, S., Wakaki, S., Ito, M. and Yurimoto, H. (2015), Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta Volume 169, Pages 99-114. doi:10.1016/j.gca.2015.07.037.

Stable isotope evidence for crustal recycling as recorded by superdeep diamonds. A.D.Burnham, A.R.Thomson, G.P.Bulanova, S.C.Kohn, C.B.Smith, M.J.Walter (2015), Earth and Planetary Science Letters, Volume 432, Pages 374–380.

Generation and preservation of continental crust in the Grenville Orogeny. Christopher J. Spencer, Peter A. Cawood, Chris J. Hawkesworth, Anthony R. Prave, Nick M.W. Roberts, Matthew S.A. Horstwood, Martin J. Whitehouse, EIMF (2015), Geoscience Frontiers, Volume 6, Issue 3, Pages 357 – 372. DOI:10.1016/j.gsf.2014.12.001.

Boron isotopes in tourmaline from the ca. 3.7-3.8 Ga Isua supracrustal belt, Greenland: Sources for boron in Eoarchean continental crust and seawater. Grew E.S., Dymek R.F., De Hoog J.C.M., Harley S.L., Boak J., Haze R.M. and Yates M.G. (2015), Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta, Volume 163, Pages 156-177. DOI:10.1016/j.gca.2015.04.045.

Geodynamic controls on the contamination of Cenozoic arc magmas in the southern Central Andes: Insights from the O and Hf isotopic composition of zircon. Jones R.E., Kirstein L.A., Kasemann S.A., Dhuime B., Elliott T., Litvak V.D. Alonso R., Hinton R. and EIMF (2015), Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta, Volume 164, Pages 386-402. DOI:10.1016/j.gca.2015.05.007.

The Eoarchaean foundation of the North Atlantic Craton. Lancaster P.J., Storey C.D.and Hawkesworth C.J. (2015), Geological Society, London, Special Publications Volume 389, Pages 261-279. DOI: 10.1144/SP389.11.

Olivine and pyroxene from the mantle of asteroid 4 Vesta. Lunning NG, McSween HY, Tenner TJ, Kita NT and Bodnar RJ (2015). Earth & Planetary Science Letters. Volume 418, Pages 126-135. DOI:10.1016/j.epsl.2015.02.043.

Direct measurements of deglacial monsoon strength in a Chinese stalagmite. Orland IJ, Edwards RL, Cheng H, Kozdon R, Cross M, and Valley JW (2015). Geology, Volume 43, Pages 555-558. DOI:10.1130/G36612.1.

Sulfur-cycling fossil bacteria from the 1.8-Ga Duck Creek Formation provide promising evidence of evolution\'s null hypothesis. Schopf JW, Kudryavtsev AB, Walter MR, Van Kranendonk MJ, Williford KH, Kozdon R, Valley JW, Gallardo VA, Espinoza C and Flannery DT (2015), PNAS, Volume 112, No. 7, Pages 2087-2092. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1419241112.

Ancient oceanic crust in island arc lower crust: Evidence from oxygen isotopes in zircons from the Tanzawa Tonalitic Pluton. Suzuki K, Kitajima K, Sawaki Y, Hattori K, Hirata T and Maruyama S (2015). Lithos, Volume 228-229, Pages 43-54. DOI:10.1016/j.lithos.2015.04.005.

Nano- and micro-geochronology in Hadean and Archean zircons by atom-probe tomography and SIMS: New tools for old minerals. Valley JW, Reinhard DA, Cavosie AJ, Ushikubo T, Lawrence DF, Larson DJ, Kelly TF, Snoeyenbos DR and Strickland A (2015), American Mineralogist, Volume 100, Issue 7, Pages 1355-1377. DOI: 10.2138/am-2015-5134.

Petrology and geochemistry of chondrules and metal in NWA 5492 and GRO 95551: A new type of metal-rich chondrite. Weisberg MK, Ebel DS, Nakashima D, Kita NT, Humayun M (2015). Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta Volume 167, Pages 269-285. DOI:10.1016/j.gca.2015.07.021.

Oxygen-isotope compositions of chondrule phenocrysts and matrix grains in Kakangari K-grouplet chondrite: Implications to a chondrule-matrix genetic relationship. Nagashima K., Krot A. N. and Huss G. R. (2015), Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta, Volume 151, Pages 49-67. DOI:10.1016/j.gca.2014.12.012.

Constraints on the formation environment of two chondrule-like igneous particles from Comet 81P/Wild 2. Gainsforth A., Butterworth A. L., Stodolna J., Westphal A. J., Huss G. R., Nagashima K., Ogliore R. C., Brownlee D. E., Joswiak D., Marcus M., Tylczszak T., and Simionovici S. (2015), Meteorit. Planet. Sci., Volume 49, Issue 5, Pages 976-1004. DOI: 10.1111/maps.12445.

Oxygen isotopic composition of coarse- and fine-grained material from Comet 81P/Wild 2. Ogliore R. C., Nagashima K., Huss G. R., Westphal A. J., Gainsforth Z. and Butterworth A. L (2015), Geochim Cosmochim. Acta, Volume 166, Pages 74-91. DOI:10.1016/j.gca.2015.04.028.

Evidence for primordial water in Earth's deep mantle. Hallis L. J., Huss G. R., Nagashima K., Taylor G. J., Halldorsson S. A., Hilton D. R., Mottl M. J., and Meech K. J. (2015), Science, Volume 350, Issue 6262, Pages 795-797. DOI: 10.1126/science.aac4834.

Early aqueous activity on the ordinary and carbonaceous chondrite parent bodies recorded by fayalite. Doyle P. M., Jogo K., Nagashima K., Krot A. N., Wakita S., Ciesla F. J., and Hutcheon I. D. (2015), Nature Communications 6, Article number 7444. DOI:10.1038/ncomms8444.

Oxygen isotopic composition of relict olivine grains in cosmic spherules: Links to chondrules from carbonaceous chondrites. Rudraswami N.G., Prasad M.S., Nagashima K., and Jones R. H. (2015), Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta, Volume 164, Pages 53-70. DOI:10.1016/j.gca.2015.05.004.

The source of Proterozoic anorthosite and rapakivi granite magmatism: evidence from combined in situ Hf–O isotopes of zircon in the Ahvenisto complex, southeastern Finland. HEINONEN, A., ANDERSEN, T., RÄMÖ, O.T., WHITEHOUSE, M. (2015), Journal of the Geological Society, volume 172, Pages 103-112. DOI: 10.1144/jgs2014-013.

Single zircon Hf-O isotope constraints on the origin of A-type granites from the Jabal Al-Hassir ring complex, Saudi Arabia. ALI, K.A., SUROUR, A.A., WHITEHOUSE, M.J., ANDRESEN, A. (2015), Precambrian Research, Volume 256, Pages 131–147. DOI:10.1016/j.precamres.2014.11.007.

Extreme fractionation and micro-scale variation of sulphur isotopes during bacterial sulphate reduction in deep groundwater systems. DRAKE, H., TULLBORG, E.-L., WHITEHOUSE, M., SANDBERG, B., BLOMFELDT, T., ÅSTRÖM, M.E. (2015). Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, Volume 161, Pages 1-18. DOI:10.1016/j.gca.2015.04.014.

Pyritic event beds and sulfidized Fe (oxyhydr)oxide aggregates in metalliferous black mudstones of the Paleoproterozoic Talvivaara formation, Finland. VIRTASALO, J.J., LAITALA, J.J., LAHTINEN, R., WHITEHOUSE, M.J. (2015). Earth and Planetary Science Letters. Volume 432, Pages 449-460. DOI: 10.1016/j.epsl.2015.09.010.

Generation and preservation of continental crust in the Grenville Orogeny. SPENCER, C.J., CAWOOD, P.A., HAWKESWORTH, C.J., PRAVE, A.R., ROBERTS, N.M.W., HORSTWOOD, M.S.A., WHITEHOUSE, M.J., EIMF. (2015). Geoscience Frontiers, Volume 6, Issue 3, Pages 357 – 372. DOI:10.1016/j.gsf.2014.12.001.

High cell-specific rates of nitrogen and carbon fixation by the cyanobacterium Aphanizomenon sp. at low temperatures in the Baltic Sea. SVEDÉN, J., ADAM, B., A., WALVE, J., NAHAR, N., MUSAT, N., LAVIK, G., WHITEHOUSE, M.J., KUYPERS, M., PLOUG, H. (2015). FEMS Microbiology Ecology, Volume 91, fiv131.

Apatite as probe for the halogen composition of metamorphic fluids (Bamble Sector, SE Norway). KUSEBAUCH, C., JOHN, T., WHITEHOUSE, M.J., ENGVIK, A. (2015). Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 170:34. DOI:10.1007/s00410-015-1188-6.

Extreme 13C depletion of carbonates formed during oxidation of biogenic methane in fractured granite. DRAKE, H., ÅSTRÖM, M.E., HEIM, C., BROMAN, C., ÅSTRÖM J., WHITEHOUSE, M., IVARSSON, M., SILJESTRÖM, S. & SJÖVALL, P. (2015). Nature communications, Volume 6, Pages 1-9. DOI: 10.1038/ncomms8020.

Extreme 18O-enrichment in majorite constrains a crustal origin of transition zone diamonds. R.B. Ickert et al (2015), Geochemical Perspectives Letters Volume 1, No 1, Pages 65-74. DOI:10.7185/geochemlet.1507.

A nitrogen isotope fractionation factor between diamond and its parental fluid derived from detailed SIMS analysis of a gem diamond and theoretical calculations. D.C. Pettsa et al (2015), Chemical Geology, Volume 410, Pages 188–200. DOI:10.1016/j.chemgeo.2015.06.020.

Nitrogen isotope systematics and origins of mixed-habit diamonds. D. Howell et al (2015), Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, Volume 157, Pages 1–12. DOI:10.1016/j.gca.2015.01.033.

Experimental investigation of the S and S-isotope distribution between H2O-S + Cl fluids and basaltic melts during decompression.
Fiege, A., Holtz, F., Behrens, H., Mandeville, N.S., Crede, L.S., and Gottlicher, J. (2015). Chemical Geology, Volume 393-394, Pages 36-54. DOI:10.1016/j.chemgeo.2014.11.012

Combined oxygen-isotope and U-Pb zoning studies of titanite: New criteria for age preservation. Bonamici C, Fanning M, Kozdon R, Fournelle JH and Valley JW (2015). Chemical Geology Volume 398, Pages 70-84. Doi: 10.1016/j.chemgeo.2015.02.002.

Late formation of a comet Wild 2 crystalline silicate particle, Pyxie, inferred from Al–Mg chronology of plagioclase. Nakashima D, Ushikubo T, Kita NT, Weisberg MK, Zolensky ME and Ebel DS (2015). Earth Planet. Sci. Lett. Volume 410, Pages 54-61. doi: 10.1016/j.epsl.2014.11.020.

Oxygen isotope ratios of FeO-poor chondrules in CR3 chondrites: Influence of dust enrichment and H2O during chondrule formation. Tenner TJ, Nakashima D, Ushikubo T, Kita NT, Weisberg MK (2015). Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta Volume 148, Pages 228-250. doi: 10.1016/j.gca.2014.09.025


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Stable isotopes - 2014

Isotopic links between atmospheric chemistry and the deep sulphur cycle on Mars. H.B. Franz, S.Kim, J. Farquhar, J.M.D. Day, R.C. Economos, K.D. McKeegan, A.K. Schmitt, A.J. Irving, Joost Hoek, and James Dottin III (2014) Nature, Volume 508, Pages 364-368, doi:10.1038/nature13175.

Oxygen isotopic distribution along the otolith growth axis by secondary ion mass spectrometry: Applications for studying ontogenetic change in the depth inhabited by deep-sea fishes. Shiao, J.-C., Itoh, S., Yurimoto, H., Iizuka, Y. and Liao, Y.-C. (2014), Deep Sea Research Part I: Oceanographic Research Papers, Volume 84, Pages 50-58, doi:10.1016/j.dsr.2013.10.006.

Origins of Al-rich chondrules: Clues from a compound Al-rich chondrule in the Dar al Gani 978 carbonaceous chondrite. Zhang, A.-C., Itoh, S., Sakamoto, N., Wang, R.-C. and Yurimoto, H. (2014), Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, Volume 130, Pages 78-92, doi:10.1016/j.gca.2013.12.026.

Mineralogy and oxygen isotope compositions of a Ti-Rich refractory inclusion from the CH chondrite SaU 290. Zhang, A.C., Ma, C., Sakamoto, N., Hsu, W.B., Wang, R.C. and Yurimoto, H. (2014), 45th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, LPI Contribution No. 1777, p.1230.

Origin of P,O-Rich sulfide in CM chondrites: More constraints from mineralogy and oxygen isotopic compositions. Zhang, A. C., Itoh, S., Yurimoto H., Hsu. W. B., Guan Y. B., Wang, R. C. and Taylor L. A. (2014), 45th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, LPI Contribution No. 1777, p.1360.

Oxygen isotopic compositions of chondrules from the primitive CV3 chondrite RBT 04143. Ishida, H. Itoh, S. Yurimoto, H. and Nakamura, T. (2014), 45th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, LPI Contribution No. 1777, p.1673.

Isotope imaging and the kinetics of deuterium-hydrogen exchange between insoluble organic matter and water. Kebukawa, Y., Kobayashi, S., Kawasaki, N., Cody, G. D. and Yurimoto, H. (2014), 45th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, LPI Contribution No. 1777, p.1308.

Hydrogen isotopes of water in the moon: evidence for the giant impact model from melt inclusions and apatite in apollo rock samples. Greenwood, J. P., Itoh, S., Sakamoto, N., Yanai, K., Singer, J. A. and Yurimoto, H (2014), 45th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, LPI Contribution No. 1777, p.2707.

Stable isotope cellular imaging reveals that both live and degenerating fungal pelotons transfer carbon and nitrogen to orchid protocorms. Kuga, Y., Sakamoto, N. and Yurimoto, H. (2014), New Phytologist, Volume 202, Issue 2, Pages 594-605, doi: 10.1111/nph.12700.

Gehlenitic mantle formation of a compact Type A CAI from Allende. Park, C., Nagashima, K., Wakaki, S., Sakamoto, N., Kobayashi, S. and Yurimoto, H. (2014), Meteoritics & Planetary Science, No. 1800, id.5038.

Selective resetting of Al-Mg systematics in a Type C CAI from Allende CV3. Kawasaki, N., Kato, C., Itoh, S., Ito, M., Wakaki, S. and Yurimoto, H. (2014), Meteoritics & Planetary Science, No. 1800, id.5284.

Evidence for a reduced initial abundance of 26Al in chondrule forming regions and implications for the accretion timescales of protoplanets. Bizzarro, M., Olsen, M., Itoh, S., Kawasaki, N., Schiller, M., Bonal, L. and Yurimoto, H. (2014), Meteoritics & Planetary Science, No. 1800, id.5125.

Isotope microscopy visualization of the adsorption profile of 2-methylisoborneol and geosmin in powdered activated carbon. Matsui, Y., Sakamoto, A., Nakao, S., Taniguchi, T., Matsushita, T., Shirasaki, N., Sakamoto, N. and Yurimoto, H. (2014), Environmental Science & Technology, Volume 48, Pages 10897-10903.

Isotopic compositions of asteroidal liquid water trapped in fluid inclusions of chondrites. Yurimoto, H., Itoh, S., Zolensky, M., Kusakabe, M., Karen, A. and Bodnar, R. (2014), Geochemical Journal, Volume 48, Pages 549-560.

An eclogitic diamond from Mir pipe (Yakutia), recording two growth events from different isotopic sources. Bulanova G.P, Wiggers de Vries D.F., Pearson D.G., Beard A., Mikhail S., Smelov A.P. and Davies G.R. (2014), Chemical Geology. Volume 381, Pages 40-54. DOI:10.1016/j.chemgeo.2014.05.011.

Detrital zircon U-Pb-Hf and O isotope character of the Cahill Formation and Nourlangie Schist, Pine Creek Orogen: Implications for the tectonic correlation and evolution of the North Australian Craton. Hollis J.A. Carson C.J., Glass L.M., Kositcin N., Scherstén A., Worden K.E. Armstrong R.A., Yaxley G.M., Kemp A.I.S. and EIMF (2014), Precambrian Research, Volumn 246, Pages 35-53. DOI:10.1016/j.precamres.2014.02.013.

Temporal variations in the influence of the subducting slab on Central Andean arc magmas: Evidence from boron isotope systematics. Jones R.E., De Hoog J.C.M., Kirstein L.A., Kasemann S.A., Hinton R., Elliott T., Litvak V.D. and EIMF (2014), Earth and Planetary Science Letters, Volume 408, Pages 390-401. DOI:10.1016/j.epsl.2014.10.004.

Using zircon isotope compositions to constrain crustal structure and pluton evolution: The Iapetus Suture Zone granites in northern Britain. Miles, A.J., Graham, C.M., Hawkesworth, C.J., Gillespie, M.R., Dhuime, B. and Hinton, R.W. (2014), Journal of Petrology, Volume 55, Pages 181-207. DOI: 10.1093/petrology/egt065.

Pre and syn eruptive degassing and crystallisation processes of the 2010 and 2006 eruptions of Merapi volcano, Indonesia. Preece K., Gertisser R., Barclay J., Berlo K., Herd R.A. and Edinburgh Ion Probe (2014), Contrib. Mineral. Petrol. 168:1061. DOI:10.1007/s00410-014-1061-z.

Intermontane basins and bimodal volcanism at the onset of the Sveconorwegian Orogeny, southern Norway. Spencer C.J., Roberts N.M.W.,Cawood P.A., Hawkesworth C.J., Prave A.R., Antonini A.S.M., Horstwood M.S.A. and EIMF (2014), Precambrian Research, Volume 252, Pages 107-118. DOI:10.1016/j.precamres.2014.07.008.

Origin of sub-lithospheric diamonds from the Juina-5 kimberlite (Brazil): constraints from carbon isotopes and inclusion compositions. Thomson A.R., Kohn S.C., Bulanova G.P., Smith C.B., Araujo D., EIMF and Walter M.J. (2014), Contrib. Mineral. Petrol. 168:1081. DOI:10.1007/s00410-014-1081-8.

Short Length Scale Oxygen Isotope Heterogeneity in the Icelandic Mantle: Evidence from Plagioclase Compositional Zones. Winpenny B. and Maclennan J. (2014), Journal of Petrology. Volume 55, Issue 12, Pages 2537-2566. DOI: 10.1093/petrology/egu066.

Local variations of carbon isotope composition in diamonds from São-Luis (Brazil): Evidence for heterogenous carbon reservoir in sublithospheric mantle. Zedgenizov D.A., Kagi H., Shatsky V.S. and Ragozin A.L (2014), Chemical Geology. Volume 363, Pages 114-124. DOI:10.1016/j.chemgeo.2013.10.033.

Carbon and hydrogen stable isotope microanalysis and data correction for rare carbonate minerals: case studies for stichtite (Mg6Cr2 [(OH)16|CO3]•H2O) and malachite (Cu2CO3(OH)2). Melchiorre E., Huss G. R., and Lopez A. (2014), Chemical Geology, Volume 367, Pages 63-69. DOI:10.1016/j.chemgeo.2013.11.010.

Morphology and crystal structures of solar and presolar Al2O3 in unequilibrated ordinary chondrites. Takigawa A., Tachibana S., Huss G. R., Nagashima K., Makide K., Krot A. N. and Nagahara H. (2014) Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta, Volume 124, Pages 309-327. DOI:10.1016/j.gca.2013.09.013.

Variations in the O-isotope composition of gas during the formation of chondrules from the CR chondrites. Schrader D. L., Nagashima K., Krot A. N., Ogliore R. C., and Hellebrand C. (2014), Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta, Volume 132, Pages 50-74. DOI:10.1016/j.gca.2014.01.034.

Amoeboid olivine aggregates from CH carbonaceous chondrites. Krot A. N., Park. C., and Nagashima K. (2014), Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta, Volume 139, Pages 131-153. DOI:10.1016/j.gca.2014.04.050.

Calcium-aluminum-rich inclusions with fractionation and unknown nuclear effects (FUN CAIs): I. Mineralogy, petrology, and oxygen-isotope compositions. Krot A. N., Nagashima K., Wasserburg G. J., Huss G. R., Papanastassiou D., Davis A. M., Hutcheon I. D., and Bizzarro M. (2014) Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta, Volume 145, Pages 206-247. DOI:10.1016/j.gca.2014.09.027.

An unusual clast in lunar meteorite MacAlpine Hills 88105: A unique lunar sample or projectile debris? Joy K. H., Crawford I. A., Huss G. R., Nagashima K. and Taylor G. J. (2014), Meteorit. Planet. Sci., Volume 49, Issue 4, Pages 677-695. DOI: 10.1111/maps.12270.

A fossil winonaite-like meteorite in Ordovician limestone: A piece of the impactor that broke up the L-chondrite parent body? Schmitz B., Huss G. R., Meier M. M. M., Peucker-Ehrenbrink B., Church R. P., Cronholm A., Davies M. B., Heck P. R., Johansen A., Keil K., Kristiansson P., Ravizza G., Tassinari M., Terfelt F. (2014), Earth & Planetary Science Letters, Volume 400, Pages 145-152. DOI:10.1016/j.epsl.2014.05.034.

Revisiting 26Al-26Mg systematics of plagioclase in H4 chondrites. Telus M., Huss G. R., Nagashima K. and Ogliore R. C. (2014), Meteorit. Planet. Sci., Volume 49, Issue 6, Pages 929-945. DOI: 10.1111/maps.12304.

Oxygen isotope and chemical compositions of magnetite and olivine in the anomalous CK3 Watson 002 and ungrouped Asuka-881595 carbonaceous chondrites: Effects of parent body metamorphism. Davidson J., Krot A. N., Nagashima K., Hellebrand E., and Lauretta D. S. (2014), Meteorit. Planet. Sci., Volume 49, Issue 8, Pages 1456-1474. DOI: 10.1111/maps.12341.

53Mn-53Cr dating of aqueously formed carbonates in the CM2 lithology of the Sutter's Mill carbonaceous chondrite. Jilly C. E., Huss G. R., Krot A. N., Nagashima K., Yin Q.-Z and Sugiura N. (2014) Meteorit. Planet. Sci., Volume 49, Issue 11, Pages 2104-2117. DOI: 10.1111/maps.12305.

26Al in chondrules from CR2 chondrites. Nagashima, K., Krot A. N and Huss G. R. (2014), Geochemical Journal, Volume 48, No. 6, Pages 561-570.

Earth’s earliest evolved crust generated in an Iceland-like setting. J. R. Reimink et al (2014) Nature Geoscience, Volume 7, Pages529–533. DOI:10.1038/ngeo2170.

Abnormal lithium isotope composition from the ancient lithospheric mantle beneath the North China Craton. Yan-Jie Tang, Hong-Fu Zhang, Etienne Deloule, Ben-Xun Su, Ji-Feng Ying, M. Santosh & Yan Xiao (2014), Scientific reports, Volume 4, Article number: 4274. DOI:10.1038/srep04274.

A ‘hidden’ 18O-enriched reservoir in the sub-arc mantle. Chuan-Zhou Liu, Fu-Yuan Wu, Sun-Lin Chung, Qiu-Li Li, Wei-Dong Sun & Wei-Qiang Ji (2014), Scientific reports, Volume 4, Article number: 4232. DOI:10.1038/srep04232.

Lack of Evidence of In-Situ Decay of Aluminum-26 in a FeO-Poor Ferromagnesian Crystalline Silicate Particle, Pyxie, from Comet Wild 2. Nakashima, D., Ushikubo, T., Weisberg, M. K., Zolensky, M. E., Ebel, D. S., Kita, N. T. (2014), 45th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, 1172.pdf.

Record of the ancient martian hydrosphere and atmosphere preserved in zircon from a martian meteorite. A. A. Nemchin, M. Humayun, M. J. Whitehouse, R. H. Hewins, J-P. Lorand, A. Kennedy, M. Grange, B. Zanda, C. Fieni & D. Deldicque (2014), Nature Geoscience, Volume 7, Pages 638-642. DOI:10.1038/ngeo2231.

High precision 26Al-26Mg isotope systematics for an almost pristine refractory inclusion: Implications for the absolute age of the solar system. M. Wadhwa N. T. Kita, D. Nakashima, E. S. Bullock, G. J. MacPherson, and A. Bouvier (2014), 45th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference. 2698.pdf.

In situ study of boron partitioning between calcite and fluid at different crystal growth rates.
R.I. Gabitov, C. Rollion‐Bard, A. Tripati, and Aleksey Sadekov (2104) Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, Volume 137, 15 July (2014), Pages 81-92

New evidence for chondritic lunar water from combined D/H and noble gas analyses of single Apollo 17 volcanic glasses. Evelyn Füri, Etienne Deloule, Andrey Gurenko, Bernard. Icarus. Volume 229, February 2014, Pages 109–120.

Coupled Fe and S isotope variations in pyrite nodules from Archean shale. J. Marin‐Carbonne, C. Rollion‐Bard, A. Bekker, O. Rouxel, A. Agangi, B. Cavalazzi, C.C. Wohlgemuth‐Ueberwasser, A. Hofmann, and K. D. McKeegan. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 392, (2014) pages 67–79.

Field and microanalytical isotopic investigation of ultradepleted in 18O Paleoproterozoic “Slushball Earth” rocks from Karelia, Russia. I.N. Bindeman, N.S. Serebryakov, A.K. Schmitt, J.A. Vazquez, Y. Guan, P. Ya. Azimov, B. Yu. Astafiev, J. Palandri, and L. Dobrzhinetskaya. Geosphere; Volumn 10, No 2. April (2014), Pages 308-339.

Stable oxygen isotopes of dental biomineral: differentiation at the intra- and inter-tissue level of modern shark teeth. Živilė Žigaitė & Martin Whitehouse. GFF, Volume 136, Issue 1; Special Issue: EPGC - Early Palaeozic Global Change (2014), Pages 337-340.

Sulfur isotope fractionation between fluid and andesitic melt: an experimental study. Fiege, A., Holtz, F., Shimizu, N., Mandeville, C.W., Behrens, H., and Knipping, L. (2014). Geochimica et Cosmocchimica Acta, Volume 142, 1 October (2014), Pages 501–521. doi:10.1016/j.gca.2014.07.015

Development of in situ sulfur four-isotope analysis with multiple Faraday cup detectors by SIMS and application to pyrite grains in a Paleoproterozoic glycogenic sandstone. Ushikubo T, Williford KH, Farquhar J, Johnston DT, Van Kranendonk MJ, Valley JW (2014). Chem. Geol. Volume 383, Pages 86-99. doi: 10.1016/j.chemgeo.2014.06.006.

Correlated δ18O and [Ti] in lunar zircons: a terrestrial perspective for magma temperatures and water content on the Moon. Valley JW, Spicuzza MJ, Ushikubo T (2014). Contrib. Min. Pet. 167, 956. doi: 10.1007/s00410-013-0956-4.

Magnesium diffusion in plagioclase: dependence on composition, and implications for thermal resetting of the 26Al-26Mg early solar system chronometer. Van Orman JA, Cherniak DJ and Kita NT (2014). Earth Planet. Sci. Lett. Volume 385, Pages 79-88. doi: 10.1016/j.epsl.2013.10.026.

SIMS measurements of intrashell δ13C in the cultured planktic foraminifer Orbulina universa. Vetter L, Kozdon R, Valley JW, Mora CI and Spero HJ (2014). Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta Volume 139, Pages 527-539. doi: 10.1016/j.gca.2014.04.049.

Influence of radiation damage on Late Jurassic zircon from southern China: Evidence from in situ measurements of oxygen isotopes, laser Raman, U–Pb ages, and trace elements. Wang XL, Coble MA, Valley JW, Shu XJ, Kitajima K, Spicuzza MJ and Sun T (2014). Chem. Geol. Volume 389, Pages 122–136. doi: 10.1016/j.chemgeo.2014.09.013.

Diversity in early crustal evolution: 4100 Ma zircons in the Cathaysia Block of southern China. Xing GF, Wang XL, Wan Y, Chen ZH, Jiang Y, Kitajima K, Ushikubo T and Gopon P (2014). Sci. Repo. 4, 5143. doi: 10.1038/srep05143.

Boron Isotope Analysis of Silicate Glass with Very Low Boron Concentrations by Secondary Ion Mass Spectrometry. Marschall, H.R. and Monteleone, B.D. (2014). Geostandards and Geoanalytical Research, Volume 39, Issue 1, Pages 31-46. DOI: 10.1111/j.1751-908X.2014.00289.x

Carbon isotopes and nitrogen contents in placer diamonds from the NE Siberian craton: implications for diamond origins. Shatsky V.S., Zedgenizov D.A., Ragozin A.L. and Kalinina V.V. (2014) European Journal of Mineralogy. Vomume 26, No 1, Pages 41-52. doi: 10.1127/0935-1221/2013/0025-2347.

Listening In on the Past: What Can Otolith delta18O Values Really Tell Us about the Environmental History of Fishes? Darnaude A.M., Sturrock A., Trueman C.N., Mouillot D. EIMF, Campana S.E. and Hunter E. (2014) PLoS One Volume 9(10) e108539. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0108539.

Stable isotope time-series in mammalian teeth: in situ δ18O from the innermost enamel layer. Blumenthal SA, Cerling TE, Chritz KL, Bromage TG, Kozdon R and Valley JW (2014). Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta Volume 124, Pages 223-236. doi: 10.1016/j.gca.2013.09.032.

Intragrain oxygen isotope zoning in titanite by SIMS: Cooling rates and fluid infiltration along the Carthage-Colton Mylonite Zone, Adirondack Mountains, NY, USA. Bonamici CE, Kozdon R, Ushikubo T and Valley JW (2014). Journal of Metamorphic Geology Volume 32, Pages 71-92. doi: 10.1111/jmg.12059.

Ion microprobe survey of the grain-scale oxygen isotope geochemistry of minerals in metamorphic rocks. Ferry JM, Kitajima K, Strickland A and Valley JW (2014). Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta Volume 144, Pages 403-433. doi: 10.1016/j.gca.2014.08.021.

Evolution of quartz cementation and burial history of the Eau Claire Formation based on in situ oxygen isotope analysis of quartz overgrowths. Hyodo A, Kozdon R, Pollington AD and Valley JW (2014). Chem. Geol. Volume 384, Pages 168-180. doi: 10.1016/j.chemgeo.2014.06.021.

Seasonal climate signals (1990-2008) in a modern Soreq Cave stalagmite as revealed by high-resolution geochemical analysis. Orland IJ, Burstyn Y, Bar-Matthews M, Kozdon R, Ayalon A, Matthews A and Valley JW (2014). Chemical Geology Volume 363, Pages 322-333. doi: 10.1016/j.chemgeo.2013.11.011.

A garnet-zircon oxygen isotope record of subduction and exhumation fluids from the Franciscan Complex, California. Page FZ, Essene EJ, Mukasa SB and Valley JW (2014). J. Petrology volume 55, Pages 103-131. doi: 10.1093/petrology/egt062.



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Stable isotopes - 2013

Temporally variable diagenetic overgrowth on deep-sea nannofossil carbonates across Palaeogene hyperthermals and implications for isotopic analyses.
Dedert, M., Stoll, H., Saskia, K., Young, J.R., Shimizu, N., Kroon, D., Lourens, L., and Ziveri, P.(2014) Marine Micropaleontology, 107, Pages 18-31. doi:10.1016/j.marmicro.2013.12.004

Constraints on 10Be and 41Ca distribution in the early solar system from 26Al and 10Be studies of Efremovka CAIs. Gopalan Srinivasan, Marc Chaussidon. Earth and Planetary Science Letters. Volume 374, 15 July 2013, Pages 11–23.

Discerning crystal growth from diffusion profiles in zoned olivine by in situ Mg–Fe isotopic analyses. Corliss Kin I Sio, Nicolas Dauphas, Fang-Zhen Teng, Marc Chaussidon, Rosalind T. Helz, Mathieu Roskosz. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta. Volume 123, 15 December 2013, Pages 302–321.

A petrographic and isotopic criterion of the state of preservation of Precambrian cherts based on the characterization of the quartz veins. Johanna Marin-Carbonne, François Faure, Marc Chaussidon, Damien Jacob, François Robert. Precambrian Research. Volume 231, July 2013, Pages 290–300.

High precision Mg isotope measurements of meteoritic samples by secondary ion mass spectrometry. Tu-Han Luu, Marc Chaussidon, Ritesh Kumar Mishra, Claire Rollion-Bard, Johan Villeneuve, Gopalan Srinivasan and Jean-Louis Birck. Journal of Analytical Atomic Spectrometry. Volumn 28, Issue 1, 2013, Pages 67-76. DOI: 10.1039/c2ja30187c

Variable and Extreme Irradiation Conditions in the Early Solar System Inferred From the Initial Abundance of 10Be in ISHEYEVO CAIs. Matthieu Gounelle, Marc Chaussidon and Claire Rollion-Bard. The Astrophysical Journal. Volume 763, Number 2, 2013. http://dx.doi.10.1088/2041-8205/763/2/L33

Oxygen isotopes in melt inclusions and glasses from the Askja volcanic system, North Iceland. Hartley M.E., Thordarson T., Fitton J. G. and EIMF (2013) Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta. Volume 123, Pages 55-73. doi:10.1016/j.gca.2013.09.008

Hydrogen isotopic composition of the water in CR chondrites. Bonal L., Alexander C. M. O'D, Huss G. R., Nagashima K., Quirico E. and Beck P. (2013) Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta 106, 111-133.

Geochemistry and geochronology of the Jim Sage volcanic suite, southern Idaho: Implications for Snake River Plain magmatism and its role in the history of Basin and Range extension.


Konstantinou A, Valley J, Strickland A, Miller EL, Fisher C, Vervoort J and Wooden J (2013). Geosphere 9, 1681-1703. doi:10.1130/GES00948.1

Synextensional magmatism leading to crustal flow in the Albion–Raft River–Grouse Creek metamorphic core complex, northeastern Basin and Range. Konstantinou A, Strickland A, Miller E, Vervoort J, Fisher CM, Wooden J and Valley J (2013). Tectonics 32, 1384-1403. doi:10.1002/tect.20085

Contrasting behavior of oxygen and iron isotopes in banded iron formations revealed by in situ isotopic analysis. Li W, Huberty JM, Beard BL, Kita NT, Valley JW and Johnson CM (2013). Earth Planet. Sci. Lett. 384, 132-143. doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2013.10.014

Oxygen three-isotope ratios of silicate particles returned from asteroid Itokawa by the Hayabusa spacecraft: A strong link with equilibrated LL chondrites. Nakashima D, Kita NT, Ushikubo T, Noguchi T, Nakamura T and Valley JW (2013). Earth Planet. Sci. Lett. 379, 127-136. doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2013.08.009

Perspectives on the origin of plagiogranite in ophiolites from oxygen isotopes in zircon. Grimes CB, Ushikubo T, Kozdon R and Valley JV (2013). LITHOS 179, 48-66. doi:10.1016/j.lithos.2013.07.026

In situ δ18O and Mg/Ca analyses of diagenetic and planktic foraminiferal calcite preserved in a deep-sea record of the Paleocene-Eocene Thermal Maximum. Kozdon R, Kelly DC, Kitajima K, Strickland A, Fournelle JH and Valley JW (2013). Paleoceanography 28, 517-528. doi:10.1002/palo.20048

Mg and Si isotopic fractionation patterns in types B1 and B2 CAIs: Implications for formation under different nebular conditions. Bullock ES, Knight KB, Richter FM, Kita NT, Ushikubo T, Davis AM, MacPherson GJ and Mendybaev RA (2013). Meteorit. Planet. Sci. 48, 1440-1458. doi:10.1111/maps.12158

Quartz cementation history of sandstones revealed by high resolution SIMS oxygen isotope analysis. Harwood J, Aplin AC, Fialips CI, Iliffe JE, Kozdon R, Ushikubo T and Valley JW (2013). J. Sedimentary Research, 83: 522-530. doi:10.2110/jsr.2013.29

Texture-specific isotopic compositions in 3.4 Gyr old organic matter support selective preservation in cell-like structures. Lepot K, Williford KH, Ushikubo T, Sugitani K, Mimura K, Spicuzza MJ and Valley JW (2013). Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta 112, 66-86. doi:10.1016/j.gca.2013.03.004

Micron-scale intrashell oxygen isotope variation in cultured planktic foraminifers. Vetter L, Kozdon R, Mora CI, Eggins SM, Valley JW, Hönisch B and Spero HJ (2013). Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta 107, 267-278.doi:10.1016/j.gca.2012.12.046

Contemporaneous formation of chondrules in distinct oxygen isotope reservoirs. Ushikubo T, Nakashima D, Kimura M, Tenner TJ and Kita NT (2013). Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta 109, 280-295.doi:10.1016/j.gca.2013.01.045

Anticorrelation between low δ13C of eclogitic diamonds and high δ18O of their coesite and garnet inclusions requires a subduction origin. Schulze DJ, Harte B, EIMF, Page FZ, Valley JW, Channer DMD and Jaques AL (2013). Geology 41, 455-458.doi:10.1130/G33839.1

Origin of the Tongbai-Dabie-Sulu Neoproterozoic low- δ18O igneous province, east-central China. Fu B, Kita NT, Wilde SA, Liu X, Cliff J and Greig A (2013). Contrib. Min. Pet. 165, 641-662. doi:10.1007/s00410-012-0828-3

Otolith Oxygen Isotopes Measured by High-Precision Secondary Ion Mass Spectrometry Reflect Life History of a Yellowfin Sole (Limanda Aspera). Matta ME, Orland IJ, Ushikubo T, Helser TE, Black BA, and Valley JW (2013). Rapid Commun. Mass Spectrom. 27, 691–699. doi:10.1002/rcm.6502

Preservation and detection of microstructural and taxonomic correlations in the carbon isotopic compositions of individual Precambrian microfossils. Williford KH, Ushikubo T, Schopf JW, Lepot K, Kitajima K and Valley JW (2013). Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta 104, 165-182. doi:10.1016/j.gca.2012.11.005

Oxygen isotope systematics of chondrule phenocrysts from the CO3.0 chondrite Yamato 81020: Evidence for two distinct oxygen isotope reservoirs. Tenner TJ, Ushikubo T, Kurahashi E, Nagahara H and Kita NT (2013). Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta 102, 226-245. doi:10.1016/j.gca.2012.10.034

Eclogite-facies fluid infiltration: Constraints from δ18O zoning in garnet. Russell AK, Kitajima K, Strickland A, Medaris LG, Jr., Schulze DJ and Valley JW (2013). Contrib. Min. Pet. 165, 103-116. doi: 10.1007/s00410-012-0794-9

Proterozoic evolution of the Mojave crustal province as preserved in the Ivanpah Mountains, southeastern California. Strickland A, Wooden JL, Mattinson CG, Ushikubo T, MIller DM and Valley JW (2013). Precambrian Research 224, 222-241. doi:10.1016/j.precamres.2012.09.006

Micron-scale coupled carbon isotope and nitrogen abundance variations in diamonds: Evidence for episodic diamond formation beneath the Siberian Craton. de Vries, D. F. W., Bulanova, G. P., De Corte, K., Pearson, D. G., Craven, J. A. & Davies, G. R (2013). Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, Volume 100 176-199.

Reconstructing marine life-history strategies of wild Atlantic salmon from the stable isotope composition of otoliths. N. N. Hanson, C. M. Wurster, EIMF and C. D. Todd (2013). Marine ecology-progress series, Volume 475: 249–266.

SIMS sputtering rates in biogenic aragonite: implications for culture calibration studies for palaeoenvironmental reconstruction. Nicola Allison, David Chambers, Adrian A. Finch and EIMF (2013). Surf. Interface Anal.

Evidence for Microbial Carbon and Sulfur Cycling in Deeply Buried Ridge Flank Basalt. Lever, M.A., Rouxel, O.R., Alt, J.C., Shimizu, N., Ono, S., Coggon, R.M., Shanks III, W.C., Lapham, L., Elvert, M., Prieto-Mollar, X., Hinrichs, K-U, Inagaki, F., and Teske, A. (2013). Science 15, 339(6125): 1305-1308: DOI: 10.1126/science.1229240.

Post‐Hadean transitions in Jack Hills zircon provenance: A signal of the Late Heavy Bombardment? E.A. Bell, and T.M. Harrison (2013). Earth and Planetary Science Letters 364, 1.

Carbon isotopic analyses of 3.0 Ga microstructures imply planktonic autotrophs inhabited the Earth’s early oceans. C.H. House, D.Z. Oehler, K. Sugitani, and K. Mimura (2013). Geology.

Linking Cu Mineralization to Host Porphyry Emplacement: Re‐Os Ages of Zircons and Sulfur Isotope Compositions of Pyrite and Chalcopyrite From the Iju and Sarkuh Porphyry Deposits in Southeast Iran. H. Mirnejad, R. Mathur, J. Hssanzadeh, B. Shafie, and S. Nourali (2013). Economic Geology 108 (4).

Growth‐rate induced disequilibrium of oxygen isotopes in aragonite: An in situ study. R. I. Gabitov (2013). Chemical Geology, doi:10.1016/j.chemgeo.2013.05.015.

Neoarchean crustal recycling and mantle metasomatism: Hf-Nd-Pb-O isotope evidence from sanukitoids of the Fennoscandian shield. Heilimo E. , Halla J. , Andersen T. , Huhma H. (2013). Precambrian Research 228, 250-266.

Iron isotope heterogeneity in pyrite fillings of Holocene worm burrows. Virtasalo, J.J., Whitehouse, M.J. & Kotilainen, A.T. (2013). Geology 41, 39-42.

Multiple Sulfur Isotope Determination by SIMS: Evaluation of Reference Sulfides for Δ33S with Observations and a Case Study on the Determination of Δ36S. Whitehouse, M.J. (2013). Geostandards and Geoanalytical Research 37, 19–33.

Variability of sulphur isotope ratios in pyrite and dissolved sulphate in granitoid fractures down to 1km depth – Evidence for widespread activity of sulphur reducing bacteria. Drake, H., Åström, M.E., Tullborg, E.-L., Whitehouse, M. & Fallick, A.E. (2013). Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 102, 143–161.

Implications of sulfur isotope fractionation in fracture-filling sulfides in crystalline bedrock, Olkiluoto, Finland. Sahlstedt, E., Karhu, J.A., Pitkänen, P. and Whitehouse, M. (2013). Applied Geochemistry 32, 52-69.

Anomalous sulphur isotopes in plume lavas reveal deep mantle storage of Archaean crust. Cabral, R.A., Jackson, M.G., Rose-Koga, E.F., Koga, K.T., Whitehouse, M.J., Antonelli, M.A., Farquhar, J., Day, J.M., Hauri, E.H.. (2013). Nature 496, 490-493.

High-resolution quadruple sulfur isotope analyses of 3.2 Ga pyrite from the Barberton Greenstone Belt in South Africa reveal distinct environmental controls on sulfide isotopic arrays.Roerdink, D.L., Mason, P.R.D., Whitehouse, M.J. & Reimer, T. (2013). Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 117, 203-215.

The formation and alteration of the Renazzo-like carbonaceous chondrites II: linking O-isotope composition and oxidation state of chondrule olivine. Schrader D. L., Connolly H. C., Jr., Lauretta D. S., Nagashima K., Huss G. R., Davidson J. and Domanik K. J. (2013) Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta 101, 302-327.

Paleoarchean sulfur cycle and biogeochemical surface conditions on the early Earth, Barberton, South Africa.Grosch, E.G., McLoughlin, N. (2013). Earth and Planetary Science Letters 377–378, 142-154.


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Stable isotopes - 2012

Well-resolved variations in the formation ages for Ca–Al-rich inclusions in the early Solar System. G.J. MacPherson, N.T. Kita, T. Ushikubo, E.S. Bullock, A.M. Davis, Earth and Planetary Science Letters (2012), Volume 331-332, Pages 43–54. DOI:10.1016/j.epsl.2012.03.010.

Isotopically uniform, 16O-depleted calcium, aluminum-rich inclusions in CH and CB carbonaceous chondrites.
Krot A. N., Nagashima K. and Petaev M. I. (2012) Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta, 83, 159-178.

Extremely high Li and low δ7Li signatures in the lithospheric mantle. Ben-Xun Su, Hong-Fu Zhang, Etienne Deloule, Patrick Asamoah Sakyi, Yan Xiao, Yan-Jie Tang, Yan Hu, Ji-Feng Ying, Ping-Ping Liu. Chemical Geology. Volumes 292–293, 23 January 2012, Pages 149–157.

Variations in atmospheric sulphur chemistry on early Earth linked to volcanic activity. Pascal Philippot, Mark van Zuilen , Claire Rollion-Bard. Nature Geoscience. Volume 5, 2013, Pages 668-674. doi:10.1038/ngeo1534

Magmatic Water in the Martian Meteorites. Hallis L. J., Taylor G. J., Nagashima K. and Huss G. R. (2012) Earth Planet. Sci. Lett. 359-360, 84-92.

Hydrogen isotope analyses of alteration phases in the nakhlite martian meteorites. Hallis L. J., Taylor G. J., Nagashima K., Huss G. R., Needham A., Grady M. M. and Franchi I. A. (2012) Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta 97, 105-119.

Recalculation of data for short-lived radionuclide systems using less-biased ratio estimation.
Telus M., Huss G. R., Ogliore R. C., Nagashima K. and Tachibana S. (2012) Meteorit. Planet. Sci. 47, 2013-2030.

Heavily metamorphosed clasts from the CV chondrite breccias Mokoia and Yamato-86009. Jogo K., Nagashima K., Hutcheon I. D., Krot A. N. and Nakamura T. (2012) Meteorit. Planet. Sci. 47, 2251-2268.

Radar-enabled recovery of the Sutter's Mill meteorite, a carbonaceous chondrite regolith breccia. Jenniskens P. et al. (2012) Science, 338, 1583-1587.

Silicic magma petrogenesis in Iceland by remelting of hydrothermally altered crust based on oxygen isotope diversity and disequilibria between zircon and magma with implications for MORB.Bindeman I.,Gurenko A., Carley T., Miller C., Martin E., Sigmarsson O. (2012). Terra Nova, 24, 227-232.

Reply to 'Oxygen isotope heterogeneity of the mantle beneath the Canary Islands: a discussion of the paper of Gurenko et al.'Gurenko A. A., Bindeman I. N. and Chaussidon M. (2012). Contrib. Mineral. Petrol., 164, 185-189.

Sulfur- and oxygen isotope constraints on the sedimentary history of apparent conglomerates from the Nuvvuagittuq Greenstone Belt (Nunavik, Quebec).Kitayama Y., Thomassot E., O'Neil J. and Wing B. A. (2012). Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 355-356, 271-282.

A heterogeneous solar nebula as sampled by CM hibonite grains.Liu M.-C., Chaussidon M., Gopel C. and Lee T. (2012). Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 327-328, 75-83.

A lower initial abundance of short-lived 41Ca in the early solar system and its implications for solar system formation.Liu M.-C., Chaussidon M., Srinivasan G., and McKeegan K. (2012). The Astrophys. J., 761, 137-143.

Micrometer-scale chemical and iotopic criteria (O and Si) on the origin and history of Precambrian cherts: Implications for paleo-temperature reconstructions.Marin-Carbonne J., Chaussidon M. and Robert F. (2012). Geochim. Cosmoc him. Acta, 92, 129-147.

Isotopic evidence for a sizeable seawater sulfate reservoir at 2.1Ga.Reuschel, M., Melezhik, V.A., Whitehouse, M.J., Lepland, A., Fallick, A.E. & Strauss, H. (2012). Precambrian Research 192-195, 78-88.

Archean cherts in banded iron formation: Insight into Neoarchean ocean chemistry and depositional processes.Thurston, P.C., Kamber, B.S. & Whitehouse, M.J. (2012). Precambrian Research 214–215, 227-257.

Dynamic growth of garnet in granitic magmas.Lackey JS, Romero GA, Bouvier A-S and Valley JW (2012). Geology 40, 171-174.

High precision oxygen three-isotope analyses of anhydrous chondritic interplanetary dust particles.Nakashima D, Ushikubo T, Zolensky ME and Kita NT (2012). Meteorit. Planet. Sci. 47, 197-208.

Li isotopes and trace elements as a petrogenetic tracer in zircon: insights from Archean TTGs and Sanukitoids.Bouvier A-S, Ushikubo T, Kita NT, Cavosie AJ, Kozdon R and Valley JW (2012). Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, 163, 745-768.

Evolution of protoplanetary disk inferred from 26Al chronology of individual chondrules.Kita NT and Ushikubo T (2012). Meteorit. Planet. Sci. 47, 1108-1119.

Well-resolved variations in formation ages for Ca-Al-rich inclusions in the early solar system.MacPherson GJ, Kita NT, Ushikubo T, Bullock ES and Davis AM (2012). Earth Planet. Sci. Lett. 331-332, 43-54.

Internal 26Al-26Mg isotope systematics of a type B CAI: Remelting of refractory precursor solids.Kita N, Ushikubo T, Knight KB, Mendybaev RA, Davis AM, Richter FM and Fournelle JH (2012). Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta, 86, 37-51.

Mollusk shell nacre ultrastructure correlates with environmental temperature and pressure.Olson IC, Kozdon R, Valley JW and Gilbert PUPA (2012). J. Am. Chem. Soc. 134, 7351-7358.

Oxygen isotopes in crystalline silicates of comet Wild 2: A comparison of oxygen isotope systematics between Wild 2 particles and chondritic materials.Nakashima D, Ushikubo T, Joswiak DJ, Brownlee DE, Matrajt G, Weisberg MK, Zolensky ME and Kita NT (2012). Earth Planet. Sci. Lett. 357-358, 355-365.

Relative retention of trace element and oxygen isotope ratios in zircon from Archean rhyolite, Panorama Formation, North Pole Dome, Pilbara Craton, Western Australia.Kitajima K, Ushikubo T, Kita NT, Maruyama S and Valley JW (2012). Chemical Geology 332-333, 102-115.

Proterozoic evolution of the Mojave crustal province as preserved in the Ivanpah Mountains, southeastern California.Strickland A, Wooden JL, Mattinson CG, Ushikubo T, MIller DM and Valley JW (2012). Precambrian Research 224, 222-241.

Ion microprobe analyses of δ18O in early quartz cements from 1.9 Ga granular iron formations (GIFs): A pilot study.Cunningham LC, Page FZ, Simonson BM, Kozdon R and Valley JW (2012). Precambrian Research 214-215, 258-268.

A detailed record of shallow hydrothermal fluid flow in the Sierra Nevada magmatic arc from low-δ18O skarn garnets.D'Errico ME, Lackey JS, Surpless BE, Loewy SL, Wooden JL, Barnes JD, Strickland A and Valley JW (2012). Geology 40, 763-766.

Primordial oxygen isotope reservoirs of the solar nebula recorded in chondrules in Acfer 094 carbonaceous chondrite.Ushikubo T, Kimura M, Kita NT and Valley JW (2012). Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta 90, 242-264.

Seasonal resolution of Eastern Mediterranean climate change since 34 ka from a Soreq Cave speleothem.Orland IJ, Bar-Matthews M, Ayalon A, Matthews A, Kozdon R, Ushikubo T and Valley JW (2012). Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta 89, 240-255.

Evolution of protoplanetary disk inferred from 26 Al chronology of individual chondrules.Kita NT and Ushikubo T (2012). Meteorit. Planet. Sci. 47, 1108-1119.

The thermal structure of continental crust in active orogens: insight from Miocene eclogite and granulite xenoliths of the Pamir Mountains.Gordon SM, Luffi P, Hacker B, Valley J, Spicuzza M, Kozdon R, Kelemen P, Ratshbacher L and Minaev V (2012). Journal of Metamorphic Geology 30, 413-434.

Generation of forsteritic olivine (Fo99 8) by subsolidus oxidation in basaltic flows.Blondes MS, Brandon MT, Reiners PW, Kita NT and Page FZ (2012). J. Petrology, 53, 971-984.

Oxygen isotope fractionation between calcite and fluid as a function of growth rate and temperature: An in situ study.308 R.I. Gabitov, and E.B. Watson (2012). Chemical Geology.

Implications for the fate of Yellowstone hotspot calderas Voluminous low d18O magmas in the late Miocene Heise volcanic field, Idaho.322 I.N. Bindeman, K.E. Watts, A.K. Schmitt, L.A. Morgan, and P.W.C. Shanks (2012). Geology 35 (11).

A high resolution δ13C record in a modern Porites lobata coral: Insights into controls on skeletal δ13C Geochim.Allison N., Finch A.A. and EIMF (2012). Cosmochim. Acta. 84 534-542.

A Change in the Geodynamics of Continental Growth 3 Billion Years Ago.Dhuime B., Hawkesworth C.J., Cawood P.A. and Storey C.D. (2012). Science 335 1334-1336.

The micro-/macro-diamond relationship: A case study from the Artemisia kimberlite (Northern Slave Craton, Canada) (2012).Johnson C.N., Stachel T., Muehlenbachs K., Stern R.A., Armstrong J.P and EIMF. Lithos 148 86–97.

Oxygen isotope variability in conodonts: implications for reconstructing Palaeozoic palaeoclimates and palaeoceanography J (2012).Wheeley J.R., Smith M.P. and Boomer I. Geol. Soc. Lond. 169 239-250.

Insights into Crustal Assimilation by Icelandic Basalts from Boron Isotopes in Melt Inclusions from the 1783-1784 Lakagígar Eruption (2012).Brounce, M., Feineman, M., LaFemina, P., and Gurenko, A. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 94:164-180.

The isotopic composition and fluence of solar-wind nitrogen in a genesis B⁄C. array collector (2012). Huss G. R., Nagashima K., Jurewicz A., Burnett D. S., Olinger C. T. Meteorit. Planet. Sci., 47, Nr 9, 1436–1448.

Direct detection of projectile relics from the end of the lunar basin-forming epoch. Joy, K. H., M. E. Zolensky, K. Nagashima, G. R. Huss, D. S. McKay, D. K. Ross and D. A. Kring (2012). Science 336, 1426-1429.

Incorporation of a late-forming chondrule into comet Wild 2. Ogliore R. C., Huss G. R., Nagashima K., Butterworth A. L., Gainsforth Z., Stodolna J., and Westphal A. J. (2012). Astrophys. J. 645, L19.

Evidence for multiple sources of 10Be in the early solar system. Wielandt D., K. Nagashima, A. N. Krot, G. R. Huss, M. A. Ivanova and M Bizzarro (2012). Astrophys. J. 748, L25.

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Stable isotopes - 2011

Hydrogen Isotopes in the nakhlites: Magmatic and Atmospheric Martian reservoirs VS. Terrestrial contamination. L. J. Hallis and G. J. Taylor HIGP/SOEST, (Univ. of Hawaii). 74th Annual Meteoritical Society Meeting (2011), id.5210.

Formation of the Short-lived Radionuclide 36Cl in the Protoplanetary Disk During Late-stage Irradiation of a Volatile-rich Reservoir.
Jacobsen B., Matzel J., Hutcheon I. D., Krot A. N., Yin Q-Z., Nagashima K., Ramon E. C., Weber P. K., Ishii H. A. and Ciesla F. J. (2011) Astrophysical Journal Letters, 733, L28.

Mylonites of the South Armorican Shear Zone: A geochemical perspective.Tartese, R., Boulvais, P., Poujol, M., Chevalier, T., Paquette, J.-L., Ireland, T.R. & Deloule, E. (2011). J. Geodyn., doi: 10.1016/j.jog.2011.05.003.

In Situ Trace Element and Sulfur Isotope Analysis of Pyrite in a Paleoproterozoic Gold Placer Deposit, Pardo and Clement Townships, Ontario, Canada.Ulrich, T., Long, D.G.F., Kamber, B.S., Whitehouse, M.J. (2011). Economic Geology, 106, 667-686.

Acigol rhyolite field, central Anatolia (part II): geochemical and isotopic (Sr–Nd–Pb, d18O) constraints on volcanism involving two high–silica rhyolite suites. 298 W. Siebel, A. K. Schmitt, E. Kiemele, M. Danisik, and F. Aydin (2011). Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 162, 1233‐1247.

Fluids on differentiated asteroids: Evidence from phosphates in differentiated meteorites GRA 06128 and GRA 06129. 303 C. K. Shearer, P. V. Burger, J. J. Papike, Z. D. Sharp,, and K. D. McKeegan (2011). Meteoritics & Planetary Science 46 (9), 1345‐1362.

Boron isotopic composition of olivine-hosted melt inclusions from Gorgona komatiites, Colombia: New evidence supporting wet komatiite origin. Gurenko, A.A. and Kemenetsky, V.S. (2011). Earth and Planetary Science Letters 312:201-212.

A perspective from extinct radionuclides on a young stellar object: the Sun and its accretion disk. Dauphas N., and Chaussidon M. (2011). Ann. Rev. Earth Planet. Sci., 39, 351-386.

Oxygen isotope heterogeneity of the mantle beneath the Canary Islands: insights from olivine phenocrysts. Gurenko A. A., Bindeman I. N., Chaussidon M. (2011). Contrib. Mineral. Petrol.

Oxygen isotopic constraints on the origin of Mg-rich olivines from chondritic meteorites. Libourel G. & Chaussidon M. (2011). Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 301, 9-21.

In-situ measurements of iron isotopes by SIMS: MC-ICPMS intercalibration and application to a magnetite crystal from the Gunflint chert. Marin-Carbonne J., Rollion-Bard C., and Luais B. (2011). Chem. Geol., 285, 50-61.

A combined in situ oxygen, silicon isotopic and fluid inclusion study of a chert sample from Onverwacht Group (3.35 Ga, South Africa): New constraints on fluid inclusions. Marin-Carbonne J., Chaussidon M., Boiron M.-C., and Robert F. (2011). Chem. Geol., 286, 59-71.

A 15N-poor isotopic composition for the Solar System as shown by Genesis solar wind samples. Marty B., Chaussidon M., Wiens R.C., Jurewizc A.J.G., and Burnett D.S. (2011). Science, 332, 1533-1536.

Boron isotopes as pH proxy: A new look at boron speciation in deep-sea corals using 11B MAS NMR and EELS. Rollion-Bard C., Blamart D., Trebosc J., Tricot G., Mussi A., and Cuif J.-P. (2011). Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta, 75, 1003-1012.

Biological control of internal pH in scleractinian corals: Implications on paleo-pH and paleo-temperature reconstructions. Rollion-Bard C., and Marin-Carbonne J. (2011). Comptes Rendus Geosciences, 343, 397-405.

Determination of SIMS matrix effects on oxygen isotopic compositions in carbonates. Rollion-Bard C., Chaussidon M., and France-Lanord C. (2011). J. Anal. At. Spectr., 26, 1285-1289.

Magnesium isotopes constraints on the origin of Mg-rich olivines from the Allende chondrite: Nebular versus planetary. Villeneuve J., Chaussidon M., and Libourel G. (2011). Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 301, 107-116.

Carbon isotope anatomy of a single graphite crystal in a metapelitic migmatite revealed by high-spatial resolution SIMS analysis. Satish-Kumar, M., Yurimoto, H., Itoh, S. and Cesare, B. (2011). Contrib. Mineral. Petrol. 35, L05203.

Heterogeneous distribution of 26Al at the birth of the solar System. Astrophys. Makide, K., K. Nagashima, A. N. Krot, G. R. Huss, F. J. Ciesla, E. Hellebrand, E. Gaidos, and L. Yang (2011). J. Lettrs., 733

Ratio estimation in SIMS analysis. Ogliore, R. C., G. R. Huss, and K. Nagashima (2011). Nuclear Instruments Methods in Phys. Res. B 269, 1910 – 1918.

Zircon U-Pb isotope, δ18O and trace element response to 80 m.y. of high temperature metamorphism in the lower crust; Sluggish diffusion and new records of Archean craton formation.
Bowman JR, Moser DE, Valley JW, Wooden JL, Kita NT and Mazdab FK (2011). American Journal of Science 311: 719-772.

Oxygen isotope systematics of chondrules in Allende CV3 chondrite: High precision ion microprobe studies. Rudraswami NG, Ushikubo T, Nakashima D and Kita NT (2011). Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta 75, 7596-7611.

Evolution of quartz cementation during burial of the Cambrian Mount Simon Sandstone, Illinois Basin: In situ microanalysis of δ18O. Pollington AD, Kozdon R and Valley JW (2011). Geology 39, 1119-1122.

Oxygen isotope variations of garnets and clinopyroxenes in a layered diamondiferous calcsilicate rock from Kokchetav Massif, Kazakhstan: a window into the geochemical nature of deeply subducted UHPM rocks. Sobolev N, Schertl H-P, Valley JW, Page FZ, Kita NT, Spicuzza MJ, Neuser RD and Logvinova AM (2011). Contrib. Min. Pet. 162, 1079–1092.

Petrology and Oxygen Isotopic Compositions of Chondrules in E3 Chondrites. Weisberg MK, Ebel DS, Connolly HC, Kita NT and Ushikubo T (2011). Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta 75, 6556-6569.

The origin of high δ18O zircons: marbles, megacrysts, and metamorphism. Cavosie AJ, Valley JW, Kita NT, Spicuzza MJ, Ushikubo T and Wilde SA (2011). Contrib. Min. Pet. 162, 961-974.

SIMS analyses of silicon and oxygen isotope ratios for quartz from Archean and Paleoproterozoic banded iron formations. Heck PR, Huberty JM, Kita NT, Ushikubo T, Kozdon R and Valley JW (2011). Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta 75, 5879-5891.

High-resolution P-T-t paths from δ18O zoning in titanite: A snapshot of late-orogenic collapse in the Grenville of New York. Bonamici CE, Kozdon R, Ushikubo T and Valley JW (2011). Geology 39, 959-962.

Constraining atmospheric oxygen and seawater sulfate concentrations during Paleoproterozoic glaciation: in situ sulfur three-isotope microanalysis of pyrite from the Turee Creek Group, Western Australia. Williford KH, Kranendonk MJV, Ushikubo T, Kozdon R and Valley JW (2011). Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta 75, 5686-5705.

A chondrule captured by space exposed aerogel on the International Space Station. Noguchi T, Nakamura T, Ushikubo T, Kita N, Valley JW, Yamanaka R, Kimoto Y and Kitazawa Y (2011). Earth Planet. Sci. Lett. 309, 198-206.

Formation of forsterite by silicification of dolomite during contact metamorphism. Ferry JM, Ushikubo T and Valley JW (2011). J. Pet. 52, 1619-1640.

Syn-extensional Plutonism and peak metamorphism in the Albion-Raft River-Grouse Greek metamorphic core complex. Strickland A, Miller EL, Wooden JL, Kozdon R and Valley JW (2011). Americal Journal of Science 311, 261-314.

Intra- and intercrystalline oxygen isotope variations in minerals from basalts and peridotites. Eiler J, Stolper EM and McCanta MC (2011). J. Pet. 52, 1393-1413.

Planktonic foraminiferal oxygen isotope analysis by ion microprobe technique suggests warm tropical sea surface temperatures during the Early Paleogene. Kozdon R, Kelly DC, Kita NT, Fournelle JH and Valley JW (2011). Paleoceanography 26(3), PA3206.

Determining the impactor of the Ordovician Lockne crater: Oxygen and neon isotopes in chromite versus sedimentary PGE signatures. Schmitz B, Heck PR, Alwmark C, Kita NT, Meier MMM, Peucker-Ehrenbrink B, Ushikubo T and Valley JW (2011). Earth Planet. Sci. Lett. 306, 149-155.

Ion microprobe analyses of oxygen three isotope ratios of chondrules from the Sayh al Uhaymir 290 CH chondrite using a multiple-hole disk. Nakashima D, Ushikubo T, Rudraswami GN, Kita NT, Valley JW and Nagao K (2011). Meteorit. Planet. Sci. 46, 857-874.

High precision SIMS oxygen, sulfur and iron stable isotope analyses of geological materials: accuracy, surface topography and crystal orientation. NT, Huberty JM, Kozdon R, Beard BL and Valley JW (2011). Surface and Interface Analysis 43, 427-431.

Uniformly mantle-like d18O in zircons from oceanic plagiogranites and gabbros. Grimes CB, Ushikubo T, John BE and Valley JW (2011). Contrib. Min. Pet., 161, 13-33.

A composite Fe,Ni-FeS and enstatite-forsteritediopside-glass vitrophyre clast in the Larkman Nunatak 04316 aubrite: Origin by pyroclastic volcanism. Keil, K., T. J. McCoy, L. Wilson, J.-A. Barrat, D. Rumble, M. M. M. Meier, R. Wieler, and G. R. Huss (2011). Meteoritics Planet. Sci. 46, 1719 – 1741.

Identification and composition of secondary meniscus calcite in fossil coral and the effect on predicted sea surface temperature. Dalbeck P., Cusack M., Dobson P.S., Allison N., Fallick A.E, Tudhope A.W. and EIMF (2011). Chemical Geology 280 314-322.

Understanding the roles of crustal growth and preservation in the detrital zircon record. Lancaster P, Storey C, Hawkesworth C and Dhuime B. (2011). Earth and Planetary Science Letters 305 405–412.

Local Variations in Carbon Isotopes and Nitrogen Contents in Diamonds from Placers of the Northeastern Portion of the Siberian Platform. Shatskiia V. S., Zedgenizova D. A., Ragozina A. L., Kalinina V. V., and Reutskii V.N. (2011). Doklady Earth Sciences Part 1 440 1282–1286.

Hydrogen isotope ratios in lunar rocks indicate delivery of cometary water to the Moon. Greenwood J. P., Itoh S., Sakamoto N., Warren P., Taylor L. and Yurimoto H. (2011). Nature Geoscience 4, 79-82.

Carbon isotope anatomy of a single graphite crystal in a metapelitic migmatite revealed by high-spatial resolution SIMS analysis. Satish-Kumar, M., Yurimoto, H., Itoh, S. and Cesare, B. (2011). Contrib. Mineral. Petrol. 35, L05203.

Oxygen Isotopic Compositions of Asteroidal Materials Returned from Itokawa by the Hayabusa Mission. Yurimoto H., Abe K., Abe M., Ebihara M., Fujimura A., Hashiguchi M., Hashizume K., Ireland T. R., Itoh S., Katayama J., Kato C., Kawaguchi J., Kawasaki N., Kitajima F., Kobayashi S., Meike T., Mukai T., Nagao K., Nakamura T., Naraoka H., Noguchi T., Okazaki R., Park C., Sakamoto N., Seto Y., Takei M., Tsuchiyama A., Uesugi M., Wakaki S., Yada T., Yamamoto K., Yoshikawa M. and Zolensky M. E. (2011). Science 333, 1116-1119.

In situ d7Li, Li/Ca, and Mg/Ca analyses of synthetic aragonites. R.I. Gabitov, A.K. Schmitt, M. Rosner, K. D. McKeegan, G. A. Gaetani, A. L. Cohen, E. B. Watson, and T. M. Harrison (2011). Geochemistry Geophysics Geosystems 12 (3).

The Apparent Involvement of ANMEs in Mineral Dependent Methane Oxidation, as an Analog for Possible Martian Methanotrophy. C.H. House, E. J. Beal , and V. J. Orphan (2011). Life 1, 19‐33.

Large‐volume Rhyolite Genesis in Caldera Complexes of the Snake River Plain: Insights from the Kilgore Tuff of the Heise Volcanic Field, Idaho, with Comparison to Yellowstone and Bruneau‐Jarbidge Rhyolites. K.E. Watts, I.N. Bindeman, and A.K. Schmitt (2011). Journal of Petrology 52 (5), 857‐890.

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Stable isotopes - 2010

Eel larvae may hatch in the surface layer near the West Mariana Ridge: Oxygen isotope analysis with 7 μm spatial resolution in glass eel otoliths. K. Shirai, T. Otake, M. Kuroki, T. Ushikubo, N. T. Kita, Y. Amano K. Tsukamoto, J. W. Valley (2010), GCA Suppl. Volume 74, A955.

Sulfur isotopic composition of Fe–Ni sulfide grains in CI and CM carbonaceous chondrites. 273 E. S. Bullock, K. D. McKeegan, M. Gounelle, M. M. Grady , and S. S. Russell (2010). Meteoritics & Planetary Science 45 (5), 885‐898

Oxygen isotopic compositions of chondrules from the metal-rich chondrites Isheyevo (CH/CBb), MAC 02675 (CBb) and QUE 94627 (CBb). Krot A. N., Nagashima K., Yoshitake M. and Yurimoto H. (2010). Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta 74, 2190-2211.

Oxygen isotope exchange of chondrules with absorbed oxygen during brief melting. Choi, B.-G., Ziegler, K., Wasson, J. T., Young, E., Itoh, S. and Yurimoto, H. (2010). Meteorit. Planet. Sci. 45, A35.

In-situ observation of D-rich carbonaceous matters embedded in NWA 801 CR2 chondrite. Hashiguchi, M., Kobayashi, S. and Yurimoto, H. (2010). Meteorit. Planet. Sci. 45, A78.

Isotopic compositions of fluid inclusions in halites from ordinary chondrites. Yurimoto, H., Itoh, S., Zolensky, M. E., Kusakabe M. and Karen, A. (2010). Meteorit. Planet. Sci. 45, A222.

16O-rich Melilite Mantle of a Coarse Grained Compound Compact Type A Inclusion from Allende. Park, C., Wakaki, S. and Yurimoto, H. (2010). Meteorit. Planet. Sci. 45, A162.

D/H zoning in apatite of Martian meteorites QUE 94201 and Los Angeles: Implications for water on Mars. Greenwood, J. P., Itoh, S., Sakamoto, N., Vicenzi, E. P. and Yurimoto, H. (2010). Meteorit. Planet. Sci. 45, A68.

53Mn-53Cr and 26Al-26Mg ages of a feldspathic lithology in polymict
ureilites. Goodrich, C.A., Hutcheon, I.D., Kita, N.T., Huss, G.R., Cohen, B.A., and Keil, K.
(2010). Earth & Planet. Sci. Letters 295, 531-540.

The potential origins and palaeoenvironmental implications of high temporal resolution d18O heterogeneity in coral skeletons Geochimica et Cosmochimica. Allison N, Finch AA, EIMF (2010). Acta, 74 5537-5548.

Mineral inclusions in sublithospheric diamonds from Collier 4 kimberlite pipe, Juina, Brazil: subducted protoliths, carbonated melts and primary kimberlite magmatism. Bulanova G.P., Walter M.J., Smith C.B., Kohn S.C., Armstrong L. S., Blundy J. and Gobbo L. (2010). Contrib. Mineral. Petrol. 160 489-510

Large colonial organisms with coordinated growth behaviour in oxygenated environments 2.1 billion years ago. El Albani, A., Bengtson, S., Canfield, D.E., Bekker, A., Macchiarelli, R., Mazurier, A., Hammarlund, E., Boulvais, P., Dupuy, J.-J., Fontaine, C., Fürsich, F.T., Gauthier-Lafaye, F., Janvier, P., Javaux, E., Ossa Ossa, F., Pierson-Wickmann, A.-C., Riboulleau, A., Sardini, P., Vachard, D., Whitehouse, M., and Meunier, A. (2010) NATURE 466, 100-104.

A single asteroidal source for extraterrestrial Ordovician chromite grains from Sweden and China: high-precision oxygen three-isotope SIMS analysis. Heck PR, Ushikubo T, Schmitz B, Kita NT, Spicuzza MJ and Valley JW (2010). Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta 74, 497-509.

Oxygen isotopes in detrital zircons insight into crustal recycling during the evolution of the Greenland Shield. Kirkland, C.L., Whitehouse, M.J., Pease, V., Van Kranendonk, M. (2010) Lithosphere 2, 3-12 (and erratum, 472-475).

Nd-Sr-Hf-O isotope provinciality in the northernmost Arabian-Nubian Shield: implications for crustal evolution. Be'eri-Shlevin, Y., Katzir, Y., Blichert-Toft, J., Kleinhanns, I.C. & Whitehouse, M.J. (2010) Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 160, 181-201.

The Northwest Africa 1500 meteorite: Not a ureilite, maybe a brachinite. Goodrich CA, Kita NT, Spicuzza MJ, Valley JW, Zipfel J, Mikouchi T and Miyamoto M (2010). Meteorit. Planet. Sci. 45, 1906-1928.

Developments for high precision and small spot in situ oxygen isotope analysis. Ushikubo T (2010) Planetary People (Journal of the Japanese Society of the Planetary Science), 19, 287-294. (in Japanese).

High precision SIMS oxygen three isotope study of chondrules in LL3 chondrites: Role of ambient gas during chondrule formation. Kita NT, Nagahara H, Tachibana S, Tomomura S, spicuzza MJ, Founelle JH and Valley JW (2010). Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta 74, 6610-6635.

Assessment of Grain-scale Homogeneity and Equilibration of Carbon and Oxygen Isotope Compositions of Minerals in Carbonate-bearing Metamorphic Rocks by Ion Microprobe. Ferry JM, Ushikubo T, Kita NT and Valley JW (2010). Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta 74, 6517-6540.

Crystal orientation effects in δ18O for magnetite and hematite by SIMS. Huberty JM, Kita NT, Kozdon R, Heck PR, Fournelle JH, Spicuzza MJ, Xu H and Valley JW (2010) Chemical Geology 276, 269-283.

In situ sulfur isotope analysis of sulfide minerals by SIMS: Precision and accuracy, with application to thermometry of 3.5 Ga Pilbara cherts. Kozdon R, Kita NT, Huberty JM, Fournelle JH, Johnson CA and Valley JW (2010). Chemical Geology 275, 243-253.

Multiple origins of zircons in jadeitite. Fu B, Valley JW, Kita NT, Spicuzza MJ, Paton C, Tsujimori T, Bröcker M and Harlow GE (2010). Contrib. Min. Pet. 159, 769-780.

Early solar nebula condensates with canonical, not supracanonical, initial 26Al/27Al ratios. MacPherson GJ, Bullock ES, Jenny PE, Kita NT, Ushikubo T, Davis AM, Wadhwa M and Krot AN (2010). Astrophysical Journal Letters 711, L117-L121.

Ion microprobe analysis of oxygen isotopes in garnets of complex chemistry. Page FZ, Kita NT and Valley JW (2010). Chemical Geology 270, 9-19.

Light elements, volatiles and stable isotopes in basaltic melt inclusions from Grenada (Lesser Antilles): Inferences from magma genesis. Bouvier A.-S., Métrich N., and Deloule E. (2010) Geochem. Geophys. Geosyst., 11, Q09004, doi:10.1029/2010GC003051.

Microscale oxygen isotope variations in 1.9 Ga Gunflint cherts: Assessments of diagenesis effects and implications for oceanic paleotemperature reconstructions. Marin J., Chaussidon M., and Robert F. (2010) Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta, 74, 116-130.

Intra-shell boron isotope ratios in the symbiont-bearing benthic foraminiferan Amphistegina lobifera: Implications for 11B vital effects and paleo-pH reconstructions. Rollion-Bard C., and Erez J. (2010) Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta, 74, 1530-1536.

In situ measurements of oxygen isotopic composition in deep-sea coral, Lophelia pertusa: Re-examination of the current geochemical models of biomineralization. Rollion-Bard C., Blamart D., Cuif J.-P., and Dauphin Y. (2010) Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta, 74, 1338-1349.

Elemental and isotopic (29Si and 18O) tracing of glass alteration mechanisms. Valle N., Verney-Carron A., Sterpenich J., Libourel G., Deloule E., and Jollivet P. (2010) Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta, 74, 3412-3431.

Melt/rock interaction in remains of refertilized Archean lithospheric mantle in Jiaodong Peninsula, North China Craton: Li isotopic evidence. Zhang H.-F., Deloule E., Tang Y.-J., and Ying J.-F. (2010) Contrib. Mineral. Petrol., 160, 261-277.

Evidence in chondrules for contemporaneous injection of 26Al and 60Fe of stellar origin into the nascent solar system. Mishra R. K., J. N. Goswami, S. Tachibana, G. R. Huss, and N. G. Rudraswami (2010) Astrophys, J., 714, L217-L221.

Compositional evolution of the protplanetary disk: Oxygen isotopes of type-II chondrules from CR2 chondrites. Connolly H. C., Jr. and G. R. Huss (2010) Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta 74, 2473-2483.

Lithic clasts in the CB/CH-like carbonaceous chondrites Isheyevo: diverse origins of unsampled parent bodies. Bonal L., G. R. Huss, A. N. Krot, and K. Nagashima (2010) Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta, 74, 2500-2522.

Oxygen isotopic composition of the sun and mean oxygen isotopic composition of the protosolar silicate dust: Evidence from refractory inclusions. Krot A. N., K. Nagashima, F. J. Ciesla, B. S. Meyer, I. D. Hutcheon, A. M. Davis, G. R. Huss, and E. R. D. Scott (2010) Astrophys. J. 713, 1159-1166.

Oxygen isotope compositions of chondrules from the metal-rich chondrites Isheyevo (CH/CBb), MAC 02675 (CBb) and QUE 94627 (CBb). Krot A. N., Nagashima K., Yoshitake M., and Yurimoto H. (2010) Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta 74, 2190-2211.

Highly 15N-enriched chondritic clasts in the Isheyevo meteorite. Bonal L., Huss G. R., Krot A. N., Nagashima K., Ishii H., Bradley J. P., Hutcheon I. D. (2010) Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta 74, 6590-6609.

Limits of hydrosphere‐lithosphere interaction: Origin of the lowest‐known δ18O silicate rock on Earth in the Paleoproterozoic Karelian rift. I.N. Bindeman, A.K. Schmitt, and D.A.D. Evans (2010) Geology 38 (7), 631‐634.

Sulfur isotopic composition of Fe‐Ni sulfide grains in CI and CM carbonaceous chondrites. E.S. Bullock, K.D. McKeegan, M. Gounelle, M.M. Grady, and S.S. Russell (2010) Meteoritics & Planetary Science 45 (5), 885‐898.

Sulfur isotopes in otoliths allow discrimination of anadromous and non‐anadromous ecotypes of sockeye salmon (Oncorhynchus nerka). L. Godbout, M. Trudel, J.R. Irvine, C.C. Wood, M.J. Grove, A.K. Schmitt, and K. D. McKeegan (2010) Environmental Biology of Fishes, doi:10.1007/s10641-010-9689-7.

The Chlorine Isotope Composition of the Moon and Implications for an Anhydrous Mantle. Z.D. Sharp, C.K. Shearer, K.D. McKeegan, J. D. Barnes, and Y. Q. Wang (2010) SCIENCE 329 (5995), 1050‐1053.

Stable isotope constraints on vein formation and fluid evolution along a recent thrust fault in the Cascadia accretionary wedge. J. Sample (2010) Earth and Planetary Science Letters 293 (3–4), 300‐312.

Diagenesis of Flint and Porcellanite in the Maastrichtian Chalk at Stevns Klint, Denmark. Madsen, H.B. & Stemmerik, L. (2010) Journal of Sedimentary Research 80, 578-588

Chlorine isotope evidence for crustal recycling into the Earth´s mantle. John, T., Layne, G., Haase, K. & Barnes, J.D. (2010). Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 298, 175-182.

Two coexisting sulfur metabolisms in a ca. 3400 Ma sandstone. Wacey, D., McLoughlin, N., Whitehouse, M.J. & Kilburn, M.R. (2010) Geology 38 1115-1118.

δ11B, Sr, Mg and B in modern Porites coral: the relationship between calcification site pH and skeletal chemistry. Allison N., Finch A.A. and EIMF (2010) Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta 74 1790-1800

Do S-type granites commonly sample infracrustal sources? New results from an integrated O, U-Pb and Hf isotope study of zircon. Appleby S.K., Graham C.M., Gillespie M.R., Hinton R.W., Oliver G.J.H. and Kelly N.M. (2010) Contrib. Mineral. Petrol. 160 125-132

Comparison of secondary ion mass spectrometry and micromilling/continuous flow isotope ratio mass spectrometry techniques used to acquire intra-otolith d18O values of wild Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar). Hanson N.N., Wurster C.M., EIMF and Todd C.D. (2010) Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry 24 2491-2498

Dynamics of cementation in response to oil charge: Evidence from a Cretaceous carbonate field, U.A.E. P.A. Cox, R.A. Wood, J.A.D. Dickson, H.B. Al Rougha, H. Shebl, P.W.M. Corbett (2010) Sedimentary Geology 228 246–254

High-resolution sulphur isotope analysis of speleothem carbonate by secondary ionisation mass spectrometry. Wynn P.M., Fairchild I.J., Frisia S., Spötl C., Baker A., Borsato A. and EIMF (2010) Chem. Geol. 271 101-107.


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Stable isotopes - 2009

Metasomatic origin of diamonds in the world’s largest diamondiferous eclogite. Liu Y, Taylor LA, Sarbadhikari AB, Valley J, Ushikubo T, Spicuzza MJ, Kita N, Ketchum RA, Carlson W, Shatsky V and Sobolev NV (2009). LITHOS 112S, 1014-1024.

Oxygen and magnesium isotope compositions of calcium-aluminum-rich inclusions from Rumuruti (R) chondrites. Rout S. S., A. Bischoff, K. Nagashima, A. N. Krot, G. R. Huss and K. Keil (2009) Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta 73, 4264-4287.

Oxygen isotopic compositions of the solar, micrometer-sized grains in the acid-resistant residues from ordinary and carbonaceous chondrites. Makide K., K. Nagashima, A. N. Krot and G. R. Huss (2009) Astrophys. J. 706, 142-147.

Geobiological investigations using secondary ion mass spectrometry (SIMS): microanalysis of extant and paleo‐microbial processes. V.J. Orphan, and C.H. House (2009) Geobiology 7 (3), 360‐372.

Isotopic records in CM hibonites: Implications for timescales of mixing of isotope reservoirs in the solar nebula. M.C. Liu, K.D. McKeegan, J.N. Goswami, K.K. Marhas, S. Sahijpal, T.R. Ireland, and A.M. Davis (2009) Geochimica et Cosmochimica 73 (17), 5051‐5079.

Oxygen isotopic compositions of a compound CAI in Allende. Wakaki, S., Itoh, S., Tanaka, T. and Yurimoto, H. (2009) Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta 73, A1401.

Origin and chronology of chondritic components: A review. Krot A. N., Amelin Y., Bland P., Ciesla F. J., Connelly J., Davis A. M., Huss G. R., Hutcheon I. D., Makide K., Nagashima K., Nyquist L. E., Russell S. S., Scott E. R. D., Thrane K., Yurimoto H. and Yin Q. Z. (2009) Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta 73, 4963-4997.

Non-chondritic oxygen isotopic component of metals in a noble-gas-rich chondrite―vestige of stellar wind from the protosun? Fujimoto, K., Itoh, S., Ebata, S. and Yurimoto, H. (2009) Geochemical Journal 43, e11-e15.

A low δ7Li lower crustal component: Evidence from an alkalic intraplate volcanic series (Chaîne des Puys, French Massif Central).
C. Hamelin, H.-M. Seitz, J.-A. Barrat, L. Dosso, R. C. Maury, and M. Chaussidon (2009) Chemical Geology 266, 205–217.

Two oxygen isotopic components with extra-selenial origins observed among lunar metallic grains – In search for the solar wind component. K. Hashizume, M. Chaussidon (2009) Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 73, 3038–3054.

Oxygen isotopic signature of the skeletal microstructures in cultured corals: Identification of vital effects. A. Juillet-Leclerc, S. Reynaud, C. Rollion-Bard, J.P. Cuif, Y. Dauphin, D. Blamart, C. Ferrier-Pages, D. Allemand (2009) Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 73, 5320–5332.

Effect of environmental conditions and skeletal ultrastructure on the Li isotopic composition of scleractinian corals. C. Rollion-Bard, N. Vigier, A. Meibom, D. Blamart, S. Reynaud, R. Rodolfo-Metalpa, S. Martin, J.-P. Gattuso (2009) Earth and Planetary Science Letters 286, 63–70.

Metasomatic diamond growth: A multi-isotope study (13C, 15N, 33S, 34S) of sulphide inclusions and their host diamonds from Jwaneng (Botswana). E. Thomassot, P. Cartigny, J.W. Harris, J.P. Lorand, C. Rollion-Bard, M. Chaussidon (2009) Earth and Planetary Science Letters 282, 79–90.

Homogeneous Distribution of 26Al in the Solar System from the Mg Isotopic Composition of Chondrules. J. Villeneuve, M. Chaussidon, G. Libourel (2009) Science, 325, p985-988.

A unique basaltic micrometeorite expands the inventory of solar system planetary crusts. Gounelle, M., Chaussidon, M., Morbidelli, A., Barrat, J.-A., Engrand, C., Zolensky, M.E., McKeegan, K.D. (2009) Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 106 (17), p. 6904-6909

Nd-Sr-Hf-O isotope provinciality in the northernmost Arabian-Nubian Shield: implications for crustal evolution. Be'eri-Shlevin, Y., Katzir, Y., Blichert-Toft, J., Kleinhanns, I.C. & Whitehouse, M.J. (2009) Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology.

Diffusion in diamond. I. Carbon isotope mapping of natural diamond. J. A. Craven, B. Harte, D. Fisher, and D. J. Schulze (2009) Mineral Mag 2009 73: 193

In situ boron isotope analysis in marine carbonates and its application for foraminifera and palaeo-pH. Kasemann, S.A., Schmidt, D.N., Bijma, J., Foster, G.L. (2009) Chemical Geology 260 138-147

Combined C isotope and geochemical evidence for a recycled origin. Z.V. Spetsius, D.F. Wiggers de Vries, G.R. Davies (2009) Lithos 112, 1032-1042a

Experimental calibration of oxygen isotope fractionation between quartz and zircon. D. Trail, I.N. Bindeman, E.B. Watson, and A.K. Schmitt (2009) Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 73 (23), 7110‐7126

Oxygen isotopic composition of chondritic interplanetary dust particles: A genetic link between carbonaceous chondrites and comets. J. Aléon, C. Engrand, L.A. Leshin, and K.D. McKeegan (2009) Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 73 (15), 4558‐4575

A mantle origin for Paleoarchean peridotitic diamonds from the Panda kimberlite, Slave Craton: Evidence from 13C−, 15N− and 33,34S‐stable isotope systematics. P. Cartigny, J. Farquhar, E. Thomassot, J.W. Harris, B. Wing, A. Masterson, K. McKeegan, and T. Stachel (2009) Lithos 112, 852‐864

Isotopic, paleontologic, and ichnologic evidence for late Miocene pulses of marine incursions in the central Andes. C.E. Uba, C.A. Hasler, L.A. Buatois, A.K. Schmitt, and B. Plessen (2009) Geology 37, 827‐830.

Magmatic anhydrite‐sulfide assemblages in the plumbing system of the Siberian Traps. C. Li, E.M. Ripley, A.M. Naldrett, A.K. Schmitt, and C.H. Moore (2009) Geology 37, 259‐262.

Si isotope fractionation of CAI-like vacuum evaporation residues. Knight KB, Kita NT, Mendybaev RA, Richter FM, Davis AM and Valley JW (2009). Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 73, 6390-6401 doi:10.1016/j.gca.2009.07.008

A novel symbiosis between chemoautotrophic bacteria and a freshwater cave amphipod. Dattagupta S, Schaperdoth I, Montanari A, Mariani S, Kita N, Valley JW and Macalady J (2009). ISME J. 3(8): 935-943. doi:10.1038/ismej.2009.34

Magmatic zircons from the Mid-Atlantic Ridge: Primitive oxygen isotope signature. Cavosie AJ, Kita NT and Valley JW (2009). American Mineralogist 94(7): 926-934. doi:10.2138/am.2009.2982

High precision SIMS oxygen isotope analysis and the effect of sample topography. Kita NT, Ushikubo T, Fu B and Valley JW (2009). Chemical Geology 264(1-4): 43-57. doi:10.1016/j.chemgeo.2009.02.012

In situ Oxygen Isotope Geochemistry by Ion Microprobe. Valley JW and Kita N (2009). Mineralogical Association of Canada Short Course 41, Toronto, May 2009: 19-63

An alkaline spring system within the Del Puerto Ophiolite (California, USA): A Mars analog site. Blank JG, Green SJ, Blake D, Valley JW, Kita NT, Treiman A and Dobson PF (2009). Planetary and Space Science 57(5-6): 533-540. doi:10.1016/j.pss.2008.11.018

Combined U-Pb, hafnium and oxygen isotope analysis of zircons from meta-igneous rocks in the southern North China Craton reveal multiple events in the Late Mesoarchean-Early Neoarchean. Liu D, Wilde SA, Wan Y, Wang S, Valley JW, Kita N, Dong C, Xie H, Yang C, Zhang Y and Gao L (2009). Chemical Geology 261(1-2): 140-154. doi:10.1016/j.chemgeo.2008.10.041

Distinguishing magmatic zircon from hydrothermal zircon: A case study from the Gidginbung high-sulphidation Au-Ag-(Cu) deposit, SE Australia. Fu B, Mernagh TP, Kita NT, Kemp AIS and Valley JW (2009). Chemical Geology 259(3-4): 131-142. doi:10.1016/j.chemgeo.2008.10.035

Genesis of metapelitic migmatites in the Adirondack Mts., New York. Lancaster PJ, Fu B, Page FZ, Kita NT, Bickford ME, Hill BM, McLelland JM and Valley JW (2009). Journal of Metamorphic Petrology 27(1): 41-54. doi:10.1111/j.1525-1314.2008.00802.x

Mechanisms of oxygen isotopic exchange and isotopic evolution of 18O/16O-depleted periclase zone marbles in the Alta aureole, Utah-Insights from ion microprobe analysis of calcite. Bowman JR, Valley JW and Kita NT (2009). Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 157:77-93. doi:10.1007/s00410-008-0321-1

Climate deterioration in the eastern Mediterranean from 200 BC to 1100 AD as revealed by ion microprobe analysis of speleothems from Soreq Cave, Israel. Orland IJ, Bar-Matthews M, Kita NT, Ayalon A, Matthews A and Valley JW (2009). Quaternary Research 71(1): 27-35. doi:10.1016/j.yqres.2008.08.005

Intratest oxygen isotope variability in planktonic foraminifera: Real vs. apparent vital effects by ion microprobe. Kozdon R, Ushikubo T, Kita NT, Spicuzza MJ and Valley JW (2009). Chemical Geology 258(3-4): 327-337. doi:10.1016/j.chemgeo.2008.10.032

On an irradiation origin for magnesium isotope anomalies in meteoritic hibonite. M.C. Liu, and K.D. McKeegan (2009) Astrophysical Journal 697, L145‐L148 doi:10.1088/0004-637X/697/2/L145

High precision, high accuracy measurement of oxygen isotopes in a large lunar zircon by SIMS. Whitehouse, M.J., Nemchin, A.A. (2009). Chemical Geology 261, 32-42.

Diffusion in diamond. II. High-pressure-temperature experiments. B. Harte, T. Taniguchi, and S. Chakraborty (2009) Mineral Mag 73 201-204

Graphite morphologies from the Borrowdale deposit (NW England, UK): Raman and SIMS data. Barrenechea J.F., Luque F.J., Millward D., Ortega L., Beyssac O. and Rodas M. (2009) Contib. Min. Petrol. 158 37-51

Fluid composition and carbon isotope evolution in the Borrowdale graphite deposit (United Kingdom). Barrenechea, J.F., Luque F.J., Ortega L., Millward D. and Roda M (2009) Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta 73 A92

Extremely depleted lithospheric mantle and diamonds beneath the southern Zimbabwe Craton. Chris B. Smith, D. Graham Pearson , Galina P. Bulanova, Andrew D. Beard, Richard W. Carlson,Nadine Wittig, Keith Sims, Lovemore Chimuk, Ellah Muchemwa (2009) Lithos 121, 1210-1132

d37Cl systematics of a backarc spreading system: The Lau Basin. Layne GD, Kent AJR, Bach W (2009) Geology 37: 427-430

Elemental and isotopic abundances of lithium in chondrule constituents in the Allende meteorite. Mauyama, S., Watanabe, M., Kunihiro, T., Nakamura, E., Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta, 73, 778-793, 2009

Oxygen− and magnesium-isotope compositions of calcium−aluminum rich inclusions from CR2 carbonaceous chondrites. Makide K., Nagashima K., Krot A. N., Huss G. R., Hutcheon I. D., and Bischoff A. (2009). Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta: 73, 5018 – 5050

Extreme 16O enrichment in calcium-aluminum-rich inclusions from the Isheyevo (CH/CB) chondrite. Gounelle, M., A.N. Krot, K. Nagashima and A. Kearsley (2009). Astrophys. J., 698: L18 – L22

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Stable isotopes - 2008

The Origin of Habitats. Valley JW (2008). Geology 36(11): 911-912. doi:10.1130/focus112008.1

Evidence from polymict ureilite meteorites for a disrupted and re-accreted single ureilite parent asteroid gardened by several distinct impactors. Downes H, Mittlefehldt DW, Kita NT and Valley JW (2008). Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 72(19): 4825-4844. doi:10.1016/j.gca.2008.06.028

Chondrule-like objects in short-period comet 81P/Wild 2. Nakamura T, Noguchi T, Tsuchiyama A, Ushikubo T, Kita NT, Valley JW, Zolensky ME, Kakazu Y, Sakamoto K, Mashio E, Uesugi K and Nakano T (2008). Science 321(5896): 1664-1667. doi:10.1126/science.1160995

Lithium in Jack Hills zircons: Evidence for extensive weathering of Earth's earliest crust. Ushikubo T, Kita NT, Cavosie AJ, Wilde SA, Rudnick RL and Valley JW (2008). Earth and Planetary Science Letters 272(3-4): 666-676. doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2008.05.032

Shrimp U-Pb and CAMECA IMS 1280 oxygen isotope results from ancient detrital zircons in the Caozhuang quartzite, Eastern Hebei, North China Craton: Evidence for crustal reworking 3.8 Ga ago. Wilde SA, Valley JW, Kita NT, Cavosie AJ and Liu DY (2008). American Journal of Science 308(3): 185-199

Creation of a continent recorded in zircon zoning. Moser DE, Bowman JR, Wooden J, Valley JW, Mazdab F and Kita N (2008). Geology 36(3): 239-242. doi:10.1130/G24416a.1

Origin and evolution of silicic magmatism at Yellowstone based on ion microprobe analysis of isotopically zoned zircons. Bindeman IN, Fu B, Kita NT and Valley JW (2008). Journal of Petrology 49(1): 163-193. doi:10.1093/Petrology/Egm075

A refractory inclusion returned by Stardust from Comet P81/Wild 2. S.B. Simon, D.J. Joswiak, H.A. Ishii, J.P. Bradley, M. Chi, L. Grossman, J. Aléon, D.E. Brownlee, S. Fallon, I. D. Hutcheon, G. Matrajt, and K.D. McKeegan (2008) Meteoritics & Planetary Science 43, 1861‐1877

Stardust in Stardust ‐ the C, N, and O isotopic compositions of Wild 2 cometary matter in Al foil impacts. Frank J. Stadermann, Peter Hoppe, Christine Floss, Philipp R. Heck, Friedrich Hörz, Joachim Huth, Anton T. Kearsley, J. Leitner, K. K. Marhas, K.D. McKeegan, and T. Stephan (2008) Meteoritics and Planetary Science 43, 299‐314

Sulphur on the Hadean‐Eoarchean Earth. S.J. Mojzsis (2008) In M.J. Van Kranendonk and R.H. Smithies and V. Bennett (eds.) Earth’s Oldest Rocks 15, 923‐970. Developments in Precambrian Geology.

A cryptic record of magma mixing in diorites revealed by high-precision SIMS oxygen isotope analysis of zircons Earth Planet. Appleby S.K., Graham C.M., Gillespie M.R., Hinton R.W., Oliver G.J.H. and EIMF (2008) Sci. Lett. 269 105-117

Biological and ecological insights into Ca isotopes in planktic foraminifers as a palaeotemperature proxy Earth Planet. Kasemann S.A., Schmidt D.N., Pearson P.N. and Hawkesworth C.J. (2008) Sci. Lett. 271 292-302

Exploring the plutonic–volcanic link: a zircon U-Pb, Lu-Hf and Oxygen isotope study of paired volcanic and granitic units from southeastern Australia. Kemp A.I.S., Hawkesworth C.J., Paterson B.A., Foster G.L., Kinny P.D., Whitehouse M.J. and EMIF (2008) Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh: Earth Sciences 97 337-355

Monitoring diamond crystal growth, a combined experimental and SIMS study. Reutsky V.N., Harte B., EIMF, Borzdov Y.M. and Palyanov Y.N. (2008) Eur. J. Mineral. 20 365-374

Oxygen isotope heterogeneity and disequilibria of olivine crystals in large volume Holocene basalts from Iceland: Evidence for magmatic digestion and erosion of Pleistocene hyaloclastites. Bindeman I., Gurenko A., Sigmarsson O. and Chaussidon M. (2008). Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta, 72, 4397-4420

The early Moon was rich in water. Chaussidon M. (2008). Nature 454, 170-172 (10 July 2008) doi:10.1038/454170a

Oxygen isotopic constraints on the origin of magnesian chondrules and on the gaseous reservoirs in the early Solar System. Chaussidon M., Libourel G., Krot A.N. (2008). Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta, 72, 1924-1938

Oxygen in the Sun. Davis A.M., Hashizume K., Chaussidon M., et al. (2008). Workshop on Oxygen in Earliest Solar System Materials and Processes, 2005 Galtinburg, TN. Oxygen in the Solar System, Book series. Reviews in Mineral. & Geochem., 68, 73-92

Oxygen isotopic compositions of Allende Type CAIs: Evidence for isotopic exchange during nebular melting and asteroidal metamorphism. Krot A.N., Chaussidon M., Yurimoto H., et al. (2008). Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta, 72, 2534-2555.

Intrashell oxygen isotope ratios in the benthic foraminifera genus Amphistegina and the influence of seawater carbonate chemistry and temperature on this ratio. Rollion-Bard C., Erez J. and Zilberman T. (2008). Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta, 72, 6006-6014.

Sources and evolution of arc magmas inferred from coupled O and Hf isotope systematics of plutonic zircons from the Cretaceous Separation Point Suite (New Zealand). Bolhar, R., Weaver, S.D., Whitehouse, M.J., Palin, J.M., Woodhead, J.D., Cole, J.W. (2008). Earth and Planetary Science Letters 268, 312-364

A light carbon reservoir recorded in zircon-hosted diamond from the Jack Hills. Nemchin, A.A., Whitehouse, M.J., Menneken, M., Geisler, T., Pidgeon, R.T., Wilde, S.A (2008). Nature 454, 92-95

Mass-independent Oxygen Isotope Variation in the Solar Nebula. Young, E. D., Kuramoto, K., Marcus, R. A., Yurimoto, H., and Jacobsen, S. B. (2008) Reviews in Mineralogy and Geochemistry 68, 187-218

Oxygen Isotopes of Chondritic Components. Yurimoto, H., Krot, A. N., Choi, B.-G., Aleon, J., Kunihiro, T., and Brearley, A. J. (2008) Reviews in Mineralogy and Geochemistry 68, 141-186

Hydrogen isotope evidence for loss of water from Mars through time. Greenwood, J. P., Itoh, S., Sakamoto, N., Vicenzi, E. P. and Yurimoto, H. (2008) Geophys. Res. Lett., 35, L05203, doi:10.1029/2007GL032721

Exchange frequency of oxygen isotope reservoirs in the early solar system. Itoh, S., and Yurimoto, H. (2008) In T. Suda, T. Naozawa, A. Ohnishi, K. Kato, M.Y. Fujimoto, T. Kajino, and S. Kunbono, Eds. Origin of Matter and Evolution of Galaxies, CP1016, p. 394-399. American Institute of Physics.

Oxygen-isotopic composition of magnetite in the DOM 03238 CO3.1 chondrite. Choi, B.-G., Itoh, S., Yurimoto, H., Rubin, A. E., Wasson, J. T. and Grossman, J. N. (2008) Meteorit. Planet. Sci. 43, A32

Calculation of radiogenic 26Mg of CAI minerals under high precision isotope measurement by SIMS. Itoh, S., Makide, K., and Yurimoto, H. (2008) Appl. Surf. Sci. 255, 1476-1478

Identification of silicate and carbonaceous presolar grains by SIMS in the type-3 enstatite chondrite ALHA81189. Ebata, S., Fagan, T. J., and Yurimoto, H. (2008) Appl. Surf. Sci. 255, 1468–1471

Discovery of 17,18O-rich material from meteorite by direct-imaging method using stigmatic-SIMS and 2D ion detector. Sakamoto, N., Itoh, S., and Yurimoto, H. (2008) Appl. Surf. Sci. 255, 1458–1460

Multiple generations of refractory inclusions in the metal-rich carbonaceous chondrites Acfer 182/214 and Isheyevo. Krot A. N., Nagashima K., Bizzarro M., Huss G. R., Davis A. M., McKeegan K. D., Meyer B. S., and Ulyanov A. A. (2008). ApJ, 672, 713-721.

Discovery of a New FUN CAI from a CV Carbonaceous Chondrite: Evidence for Multistage Thermal Processing in the Protoplanetary Disk. Thrane T., Nagashima K., Krot A. N., and Bizzarro M. (2008). Astrophys. J. 680L, 141-144.

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2007 - Stable isotopes

High-precision oxygen isotope analysis of picogram samples reveals 2 μm gradients and slow diffusion in zircon. F. Zeb Page, T. Ushikubo, N.T. Kita, L.R. Riciputi, and J.W. Valley (2007), American Mineralogist, Volume 92, Issue 10, Pages 1772-1775. DOI: 10.2138/am.2007.2697.

Micro-scale sulphur isotope evidence for sulphur cycling in the late Archean shallow ocean. B. S. KAMBER, M. J. WHITEHOUSE (2007), Geobiology, Volume 5, Pages 5–17. DOI: 10.1111/j.1472-4669.2006.00091.x.

Diary of a bluegill (Lepomis macrochirus): daily δ13C and δ18O records in otoliths by ion microprobe. Brian C. Weidel, Takayuki Ushikubo, Stephen R. Carpenter, Noriko T.Kita, Jonathan J.Cole, James F. Kitchell, Michael L. Pace, and John W.Valley (2007), Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, Volume 64, Pages 1641-1645. DOI:10.1139/F07-157.

Early Archaean Microorganisms Preferred Elemental Sulfur, Not Sulfate. Pascal Philippot, Mark Van Zuilen, Kevin Lepot, Christophe Thomazo, James Farquhar, Martin J. Van Kranendonk (2007), Science, Volume 317, Issue 5844, Pages 1534-1537. DOI: 10.1126/science.1145861.

Remelting of refractory inclusions in the chondrule-forming regions: Evidence from chondrule-bearing type C calcium-aluminum-rich inclusions from Allende.
Krot A. N. , Yurimoto H., Hutcheon I. D., Chaussidon M., Macpherson G. J., Paque J. (2007) Meteor. Planet. Sci. 42 , 1197-1219. .

Zircons from kimberlite: New insights from oxygen isotopes, trace elements, and Ti in zircon thermometry. Page FZ, Fu B, Kita NT, Fournelle J, Spicuzza MJ, Schulze DJ, Viljoen F, Basei MAS and Valley JW (2007), Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 71(15): 3887-3903.

High resolution Secondary Ionisation Mass Spectrometry (SIMS) d18O analyses fof Hulu Cave speleothem at the time of Heinrich Event 1. P.C. Treble, A.K. Schmitt, R.L. Edwards, K.D. McKeegan, T.M. Harrison, M. Grove, H. Cheng, Y.J. Wang (2007) Chemical Geology 238: 197-212.

Type C Ca, Al-rich inclusions from Allende: evidence for multistage formation. Krot A. N., Yurimoto H., Hutcheon I. D. , Libourel G., Chaussidon M., Tissandier L., Petaev M. I., MacPherson G. J., Paque-Heather J. & Wark D. (2007) Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta. 71 , 4342-4364.

O and S isotopic composition of dissolved and attached oxidation products of pyrite by Acidithiobacillus ferrooxidans: Comparison with abiotic oxidations. Pisapia C., Chaussidon M., Mustin C. & Humbert B. (2007) Geochimi. Cosmochim. Acta , 71 , 2474-2490.

Early Archean Microorganisms preferred elemental sulfur, not sulfate. Philippot P., Van Zuilen M., Lepot K., Thomazo C., Farquhar J. & Van Kranendonk M.J. (2007) Science 317 , 1534-1537.

Reply to the comment on "A palaeotemperature curve for the Precambrian oceans based on silicon isotopes" by Kasting et al. Robert F. & Chaussidon M. (2007). Nature 447 , E1-E2.

In situ measurements of calcium isotopes by ion microprobe in carbonates and application to foraminifera. Rollion-Bard C., Vigier N. & Spezzaferri S. (2007) Chemical Geology 244 , 679-690.

Development and applications of oxygen and carbon isotopic measurements of biogenic carbonates by ion microprobe. Rollion-Bard C., Mangin D. & Champenois M. (2007) Geost. Geoanal. Res . 31 , 39-50.

Micrometer scale carbon isotopic and aliphaticity variations in solid bitumen from Precambrian uranium deposits of Athabasca: abiogenic organic matter in the Earth's crust. Sangely L., Chaussidon M., Michels R., , Brouand M., Cuney M., Huault V. & Landais P. (2007) Earth Planet. Sci. Lett. 258, 378-396

Chlorine isotope homogeneity of the mantle, crust and carbonaceous chondrites. Sharp Z. D., Barnes J. D., Brearley A. J., Chaussidon M., Fischer T. P. & Kamenetsky V. S. (2007) Nature, 446 , 1062-1065

Carbonaceous cherts of the Barberton Greenstone Belt, South Africa: Isotopic, chemical and structural characteristics of individual microstrutures. van Zuilen M.A., Chaussidon M., Rollion-Bard C. & Marty B. (2007). Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta, 71 , 655-669

In-situ measurements of Li isotopes in foraminifera. Vigier N., Rollion-Bard C., Spezzaferri S. & Brunet F. (2007) Geochim. Geophys. Geosyst, 8 , 1-9

Correlation of boron isotopic composition with ultrastructure in the deep-sea coral Lophelia pertusa: Implications for biomineralization and paleo-pH. Blamart D., Rollion-Bard C., Meibom A., Cuif J.-P., Juillet-Leclerc A. & Dauphin Y. (2007) Geochem., Geophys, Geosys . 8 , Q12001, DOI 10.1029/2007GC001686.

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Geochronology - 2016

The Pb isotopic evolution the Martian meteorite age paradox. J.J. Bellucci, A.A. Nemchin, M.J. Whitehouse, J.F. Snape, R.B. Kielman, P.A. Bland, G.K. Benedix. (2016), Earth and Planetary Science Letters, Volume 433, Pages 241-248. DOI:10.1016/j.epsl.2015.11.004.

Did Oligocene crustal thickening precede basin development in Northern Thailand? A geochronological reassessment of Doi: Inthanon and Doi Suthep.
GARDINER, N.J., ROBERGS, N.M.W., MORLEY, C.K., SEARLE, M.P., WHITEHOUSE, M.J. (2016). Lithos, Volume 240-243, Pages 69-83. DOI:10.1016/j.lithos.2015.10.015.

Geochronology - 2015

Distinguishing primary and secondary inclusion assemblages in Jack Hills zircons. E.A. Bell, P. Boehnke, M.D. Hopkins‐Wielicki, and T.M.Harrison (2015), Lithos, volume 234‐235, Pages 15-26, doi:10.1016/j.lithos.2015.07.014.

U‐Th baddeleyite geochronology and its significance to date the emplacement of silica under saturated magmas. W.N. Wu, A.K. Schmitt, and L.Pappalardo (2015), American Mineralogist, Volume 100, No.10, Pages 2082-2090, doi:10.2138/am-2015-5274.

U‐Th‐Pb zircon geochronology by ID‐TIMS, SIMS, and laser ablation ICP‐MS: recipes, interpretations, and opportunities. U. Schaltegger, A.K. Schmitt, M.S.A. Horstwood (2015), Chemical Geology, Volume 402, Pages 89-110, doi:10.1016/j.chemgeo.2015.02.028.

A protracted timeline for lunar bombardment from mineral chemistry, Ti thermometry and U‐Pb geochronology of Apollo 14 melt breccia zircons. M.D. Hopkins, S.J. Mojzsis (2015) Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 169 (30), doi:10.1007/s00410-015-1123-x.

Prolonged Fluid Activity in the Early Solar System: Evidence from SIMS U-Pb Dating of Apatite in Carbonaceous Chondrite Dar al Gani 978. Zhang, A. C., Cheng, M. Y., Li, Q. L., Li, X. H. and Yurimoto, H. (2015), 46th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, LPI Contribution No. 1832, p.1086.

Early disk dynamics inferred from isotope systematics of individual chondrules. Bollard, J., Kawasaki, N., Sakamoto, N., Larsen, K., Wielandt, D., Schiller, M., Connelly, J. N., Yurimoto, H. and Bizzarro, M. (2015), Meteoritics & Planetary Science 50, SI, 5211.pdf.

Mode and timing of granitoid magmatism in the Västervik area (SE Sweden, Baltic Shield): Sr-Nd isotope and SIMS U-Pb age constraints. KLEINHANNS, I.C., WHITEHOUSE, M.J., NOLTE, N., BAERO, W., WILSKY, F., HANSEN, B.T. SCHOENBERG, R. (2015), Lithos, Volume 212-215, Pages 321-337. DOI:10.1016/j.lithos.2014.10.013.

Zircon U-Pb, Hf and O isotope constraints on growth versus reworking of continental crust in the subsurface Grenville orogen, Ohio, USA. PETERSSON, A., SCHERSTÉN, A., ANDERSSON, J., WHITEHOUSE, M.J., BARANOSKI, M.T. (2015), Precambrian Research, Volume 265, Pages 313-327. DOI:10.1016/j.precamres.2015.02.016.

Mesoproterozoic continental growth: U-Pb-Hf-O zircon record in the Idefjorden Terrane, Sveconorwegian Orogen. PETERSSON, A., SCHERSTÉN, A., BINGEN, B., GERDES, A., WHITEHOUSE, M.J. (2015), Precambrian Research, Volume 261, Pages 75-95. DOI:10.1016/j.precamres.2015.02.006.

U-Pb geochronology of the syn-orogenic Knaben molybdenum deposits, Sveconorwegian orogen, Norway. BINGEN, B., CORFU, F., STEIN, H.J., WHITEHOUSE, M.J. (2015), Geological Magazine Volume 152, Issue 3, Pages 537-556. DOI:

Petrogenesis of Malaysian granitoids in the Southeast Asian Tin Belt: Part 2. U-Pb zircon geochronology and tectonic model. NG, S.W.-P., WHITEHOUSE, M.J., SEARLE, M.P., ROBB, L.J., GHANI, A.A., CHUNG, S.-L.,OLIVER, G.J.H., SONE, M., GARDINER, N.J., ROSELEE, M.H. (2015), Geological Society of America Bulletin Volume 127, Pages 1238-1258. DOI: 10.1130/B31214.1.

Zircon U–Pb geochronology and Nd isotope systematics of the Abas terrane, Yemen: Implications for Neoproterozoic crust reworking events. YESHANEW, F.G., PEASE, V., WHITEHOUSE, M.J., AL-KHIRBASH, S. (2015). Precambrian Research, Volume 267, Pages 106-120. DOI:10.1016/j.precamres.2015.05.037.

Behaviour of geochronometers and timing of metamorphic reactions during deformation at lower crustal conditions: phase equilibrium modelling and U–Pb dating of zircon, monazite, rutile and titanite from the Kalak Nappe Complex, northern Norway. GASSER, D., JEŘÁBEK, P., FABER, C., STÜNITZ, H., MENEGON, L., CORFU, F.,ERAMBERT,M., WHITEHOUSE, M.J. (2015). Journal of Metamorphic Geology, Volume 33, Issue 5, Pages 513-534. DOI: 10.1111/jmg.12131.

A critical evaluation of U-Pb calibration schemes used in SIMS zircon geochronology. JEON, H. & WHITEHOUSE, M.J.(2015). Geostandards and Geoanalytical Research, Volume 39, Issue 4, Pages 443-452. DOI: 10.1111/j.1751-908X.2014.00325.x.

Mode and timing of granitoid magmatism in the Västervik area (SE Sweden, Baltic Shield): Sr-Nd isotope and SIMS U-Pb age constraints. KLEINHANNS, I.C., WHITEHOUSE, M.J., NOLTE, N., BAERO, W., WILSKY, F., HANSEN, B.T. & SCHOENBERG, R. (2015). Lithos, Volume 212-215, Pages 321-337. DOI:10.1016/j.lithos.2014.10.013.

The Pb isotopic evolution of the Martian mantle constrained by initial Pb in Martian meteorites. J. J. Bellucci, A. A. Nemchin, M. J. Whitehouse, J. F. Snape, P. Bland, and G. K. Benedix. (2015), Journal of Geophysical Research: Planets, Volume 120, Issue 12, Pages 2224-2240. DOI: 10.1002/2015JE004809.

The New Siberian Islands and evidence for the continuation of the Uralides, Arctic Russia. Pease, V.L., Kuzmichev, A.B., Danukalova, M.K., (2015). Journal of the Geoloical Society, Volume 172, Pages 1-4. DOI: 10.1144/jgs2014-064.

Proterozoic supercontinental restorations: Constraints fromprovenance studies of Mesoproterozoic to Cambrian clastic rocks,eastern Siberian Craton. Khudoley, A., Chamberlain, K., Ershova, V., Sears, J., Prokopiev, A., MacLean, J., Kazakova, G., Malyshev, S., Molchanov, A., Kullerud, K., Toro, J., Miller, E., Veselovskiy, R., Li, A., Chipley, D. (2015). Precambrian Research, Volume 259, Pages 78-94. DOI:10.1016/j.precamres.2014.10.003.

Trans-Baltic Palaeoproterozoic correlations towards the reconstruction of supercontinent Columbia/Nuna. Bogdanova, S., Gorbatschev, R., Skridlaite, G., Soesoo, A., Taran, L., Kutlovich, D. (2015). Precambrian Research, Volume 259, Pages 5-33. DOI:10.1016/j.precamres.2014.11.023.

Geochronology of Mesoproterozoic hybrid intrusions in the Konkiep Terrane, Namibia, from passive to active continental margin in the Namaqua-Natal Wilson Cycle. Cornell, D.H., Schijndel, V. van, Simonsen, S.L., Frei. D. (2015). Precambrian Research, Volume 265, Pages 166-188. DOI:10.1016/j.precamres.2014.11.028.

Orogenic Palaeofluid Flow recorded by Discordant Detrital Zircons in the Caledonian Foreland Basin of Northern Greenland. Morris, G.A., Kirkland, C.L., Pease, V. (2015). Lithosphere, Volume 7, No.2, Pages 138-143. DOI: 10.1130/L420.1.

Geochronology and geochemical evidence for a magmatic arc setting for the Ni-Cu mineralised 1.79 Ga Kleva gabbro-diorite intrusive complex, southeast Sweden. Bjärnborg, K., Scherstén, A., Söderlund, U., Maier, W. (2015), GFF, Volume 137, Issue 2, Pages 83-101. DOI:10.1080/11035897.2015.1015265.

Zircon provenance of SW Caledonian phyllites reveals a distant Timanian sediment source. Slama, J. & Pedersen, R.B., (2015). Journal of the Geological Society, Volume 172, Issue 4, Pages 465-478. DOI: 10.1144/jgs2014-143.

Archean-Proterozoic collision boundary in central Fennoscandia: revisited. Lahtinen, R., Huhma, H., Lahaye, Y., Kousa, J., Luukas, J. (2015), Precambrian Research, Volume 261, Pages 127-165. DOI:10.1016/j.precamres.2015.02.012.

Geochronological constraints on the Hartbees River Thrust and Augrabies Nappe: New insights into the assembly of the Mesoproterozoic Namaqua-Natal Province of Southern Africa. Colliston, W.P., Cornell, D.H., Schoch, A.E., Praekelt, H.E. (2015). Precambrian Research, Volume 265, Pages 150-165. DOI:10.1016/j.precamres.2015.03.008.

Multiple reactivation and strain localization along a Proterozoic crustal-scale deformation zone: the Kongsberg-Telemark boundary in southern Norway revisited. Scheiber, T., Viola, G., Bingen, B., Peters, M., and Solli, A. (2015). Precambrian Research, Volume 265, Pages 78-103. DOI:10.1016/j.precamres.2015.03.009.

Hallandian 1.45 Ga high-temperature metamorphism in Baltica: P–T evolution and SIMS U–Pb zircon ages of aluminous gneisses, SW Sweden. Ulmius, J., Andersson, J., Möller, C., (2015). Precambrian Research, Volume 265, Pages 10-39. DOI:10.1016/j.precamres.2015.04.004.

Migmatization related to mafic underplating and intra- or back-arcspreading above a subduction boundary in a 2.0–1.8 Ga accretionaryorogen, Sweden. Stephens, M.B., Andersson, J. (2015). Precambrian Research, Volume 264, Pages 235-257. DOI:10.1016/j.precamres.2015.04.019.

Polyphasal foreland-vergent deformation in a deep section of the 1 Ga Sveconorwegian orogen. Llamas, A.P., Andersson, J., Möller, C., Johansson, L., Hansen, E. (2015). Precambrian Research, Volume 265, Pages 121-149. DOI:10.1016/j.precamres.2015.05.009.

Geochronology of the Suomenniemi rapakivi granite complex revisited: Implications of point-specific errors on zircon U-Pb and refined λ87 on whole-rock Rb-Sr. Rämö, O.T., Mämttäri, I. (2015). Bulletin of the Geological Society of Finland, Volume 87, Pages 25–46.

Timing, petrogenesis, and setting of granites from the southern Beishan late Palaeozoic granitic belt, Northwest China and implications for their tectonic evolution. Zhang, W., Pease, V., Meng, Q., Zheng, R., Thomsen, T.B., Wohlgemuth-Ueberwasser, C., Wu., T. (2015). International Geology Review, Volume 57, Issue 16, Pages 1975-1991. DOI:10.1080/00206814.2015.1045944.

Provenance characteristics and regional implications of Neoproterozoic, Timanian-margin successions and a basal Caledonian nappe in northern Norway. Zhang, W., Roberts, D., Pease, V. (2015). Precambrian Research, Volume 268, Pages 153-167. DOI:10.1016/j.precamres.2015.07.006.

Partial melting in amphibolites in a deep section of the Sveconorwegian Orogen, SW Sweden. Hansen, E., Johansson, L., Andersson, J., LaBarge, L., Harlov, D., Möller, C., Vincent, S. (2015). Lithos, Volume 236-237, Pages 27-45. DOI:10.1016/j.lithos.2015.08.010.

The Late Mesoproterozoic Sirdal Magmatic Belt, SW Norway:Relationships between magmatism and metamorphism andimplications for Sveconorwegian orogenesis. Coint, N., Slagstad, T., Roberts, N.M.W., Marker, M. Röhr, T., Sörensen, B.E. (2015). Precambrian Research, Volume 265, Pages 57-77. DOI:10.1016/j.precamres.2015.05.002.

Diagenetic xenotime dating to constrain the initial depositional time of the Yan-Liao Rift. Y.-B. Zhang et al (2015), Precambrian Research, Volume 271, Pages 20-32. DOI:10.1016/j.precamres.2015.09.024.

Towards higher precison SIMS U-Pb zircon geochronology via dynamic multi-collector analysis. Y. Liu et al (2015) J. Anal. At. Spectrom. Volume 30, Pages 979-985. DOI: 10.1039/C4JA00459K.

Age of Alpine Corsica ophiolites revisited: Insights from in situ zircon U–Pb age and O–Hf isotopes.
X.-H. Li et al (2015) Lithos 220–223, 179–190. DOI:10.1016/j.lithos.2015.02.006.



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Geochronology - 2014

238U‐230Th dating of chevkinite in high‐silica rhyolites from La Primavera and Yellowstone calderas. J.A. Vazquez, N.O. Velasco, A.K. Schmitt, H.A. Bleick, M.E. Stelten (2014), Chemical Geology, Volume 390, Pages 109-118, doi:10.1016/j.chemgeo.2014.10.020.

Re‐evaluation of the Roseau Tuff eruptive sequence and other Ignimbrites in Dominica, Lesser Antilles. T.M. Howe, J.M. Lindsay, P. Shane, A.K. Schmitt, D.F. Stockli (2014) JOURNAL OF QUATERNARY SCIENCE, Volume 29, No. 6, Pages 531-546, doi:10.1002/jqs.2723.

Volcanic ash provenance from zircon dust with an application to Maya pottery. K.T. Coffey, A.K. Schmitt, A. Ford, F.J. Spera, C. Christensen, and J. Garrison (2014), Geology, doi:10.1130/G35376.1.

U‐series zircon age constraints on the plumbing system and magma residence times of the Changbai volcano, China/North Korea border. H. Zou, Q. Fan, H. Zhang, and A.K. Schmitt (2014), Lithos, Volume 200, pages 169-180, doi:10.1016/j.lithos.2014.04.020.

Vestiges of the proto‐Caribbean seaway: Origin of the San Souci Volcanic Group, Trinidad. I. Neill, A.C. Kerr, K.R. Chamberlain, A.K. Schmitt, F.Urbani, A.R. Hastie, J.L. Pindell, T.L. Barry, and I.L. Millar (2014) Tectonophysics, Volume 626, Pages 170-185, doi:10.1016/j.tecto.2014.04.019.

Component geochronology in the polyphase ca. 3920 Ma Acasta Gneiss. S.J. Mojzsis, N. L. Cates, G. Caro, D. Trail, O. Abramov, M. Guitreau, J. Blichert‐Toft, M.D. Hopkins, and W. Bleeker (2014) Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, Volume 133, Pages 68-96, doi:10.1016/j.gca.2014.02.019.

Crystallization and eruption ages of Breccia Museo (Campi Flegrei caldera, Italy) plutonic clasts and their relation to the Campanian ignimbrite. S.K. Gebauer, A.K. Schmitt, L.Pappalardo, D.F. Stockli, and O.M. Lovera (2014), Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, 167:953, doi:10.1007/s00410-013-0953-7.

Late Cretaceous magmatism in Mamba area, central Lhasa subterrane. Products of back‐arc extension of Neo‐Tethyan Ocean?. F.‐Y. Meng, Z. Zhao, D.‐C., Zhu, Di‐Cheng, X. Mo, Q. Guan, Y. Huang, G. Dong, S. Zhou, D.J. DePaolo, T.M Harrison, Z. Zhang,, J. Liu, Y. Liu, Z. Hu, and H. Yuan. (2014), Gondwana Research, Volume 26, Issue 2, doi:10.1016/

Identifying the Volcanic Eruption Depicted in a Neolithic Painting at Çatalhöyük, Central Anatolia, Turkey. A.K. Schmitt, M. Danišík, E. Aydar, E. Şen, İ. Ulusoy, and O.M. Lovera (2014), PLOS ONE, Volume 9, Issue 1, doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0084711.

Zircon trace element chemistry at sub-micrometer resolution for Tarawera volcano, New Zealand, and implications for rhyolite magma evolution. S. Storm, A. K. Schmitt, P. Shane, J. M. Lindsay (2014). Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 167 (4), 1-19.

Behaviour of radiogenic Pb in zircon during ultrahigh‑temperature metamorphism: an ion imaging and ion tomography case study from the Kerala Khondalite Belt, southern India. M. J. Whitehouse et al (2014), Contrib Mineral Petrol 168:1042. DOI:10.1007/s00410-014-1042-2.

Zircon growth in (U) HP quartzo-feldspathic host gneisses exhumed in the Woodlark Rift of Papua New Guinea.
Zirakparvar, N. A., Baldwin, S. L., and Schmitt, A. K. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems. Volume 15, Issue 4, April (2014), pages 1258–1282.

Crustal evolution of the Rehoboth Province from Archaean to Mesoproterozoic times: Insights from the Rehoboth Basement Inlier. Schijndel, V. van, Cornell, D.H., Frei, D., Simonsen, S.L., Whitehouse, M.J. Precambrian Research, Volumn 240, January (2014), Pages 22-36.

Torellian (c. 640 Ma) metamorphic overprint of Tonian (c. 950 Ma) basement in the Caledonides of southwestern Svalbard. JAROSŁAW MAJKA, YARON BE’ERI-SHLEVIN, DAVID G. GEE, JERZY CZERNY, DIRK FREI and ANNA LADENBERGER. Geological Magazine, Volume 151, Issue 04, July (2014), Pages 732-748.

Timing and sources of pre-collisional Neoproterozoic sedimentation along the SW margin of the Congo Craton (Kaoko Belt, NW Namibia) Jiří Konopásek, Jan Košler, Jiří Sláma, Vojtěch Janoušek. Gondwana Research, Volume 26, Issue 1, July (2014), Pages 386–401.

Tectonometamorphic evolution of the Åreskutan Nappe – Caledonian history revealed by SIMS U-Pb zircon geochronology. Anna Ladenberger, Yaron Be’eri-Shlevin, Stefan Claesson, David G. Gee, Jarosław Majka, Irina V. Romanova, The Geological Society of London, Spec. Publ. V. 390 (2014), Pages 337-368.

Three successive Proterozoic island arcs in the Northern Arabian–Nubian Shield: Evidence from SIMS U–Pb dating of zircon. Moshe Eyal, Yaron Be'eri-Shlevin, Yehuda Eyal, Martin J. Whitehouse, Boris Litvinovsky, Gondwana Research Volume 25, Issue 1, January (2014), Pages 338–357.

Neoproterozoic evolution of the eastern Arabian basement based on a refined geochronology of the Marbat region, Sultanate of Oman. Nina E. Rantakokko, Martin J. Whitehouse, Victoria Pease and Brian F. Windley, The Geological Society of London, Spec. Publ. V. 392 (2014), Pages 107-127.

In-situ Pb isotopic analysis of sulfides in abyssal peridotites: New insights into heterogeneity and evolution of the oceanic upper mantle. Blusztajn, J., Shimizu, N., Warren, J.M., and Dick, HJB (2014). Geology, 42, Pages 159-162.

Age and origin of post collision Baltoro granites, south Karakoram, North Pakistan: Insights from in-situ U-Pb, Hf and oxygen isotopic record of zircons. Mahar MA, Mahéo G, Goodell PC and Pavlis TL (2014). Lithos. Volume 205, Pages 341-358. doi: 10.1016/j.lithos.2014.07.014.

Time scales and processes of Cordilleran batholith construction and high-Sr/Y magmatic pulses: Evidence from the Bald Mountain batholith, northeastern Oregon. Schwartz JJ, Johnson K, Mueller P, Valley JW, Strickland A, and Wooden JL (2014). Geosphere, Volume 10, Pages 1456-1481. doi:10.1130/GES01033.1.


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Geochronology - 2013

Oceanic magmatism in sedimentary basins of the northern Gulf of California rift. Axel K. Schmitt et al (2013). Geological Society of America Bulletin 125, no. 11-12; 1833-1850.

Chelyabinsk Airburst, Damage, Assessment, Meteorite Recovery and Characterization. O. P. Popova et al (2013), Science, Volume 342, Issue 6162, Pages 1069-1973. DOI: 10.1126/science.1242642.

Zircon U-Pb and Hf – isotopes from the eastern part of the Sveconorwegian Orogen, SW Sweden: implications for the growth of Fennoscandia. Andreas Petersson, Anders Scherstén, Jenny Andersson and Charlotte Möller. Geologocal Society of London Special Publication, V. 389 (2013), Pages 281-303.

A Hidden Alkaline and Carbonatite Province of Early Carboniferous Age in Northeast Poland: Zircon U-Pb and Pyrrhotite Re-Os Geochronology. Daniel Demaiffe, Janina Wiszniewska, Ewa Krzemin´ska, Ian S. Williams, Holly Stein, Stéphane Brassinnes, Daniel Ohnenstetter and Etienne Deloule. The Journal of Geology. Volume 121, No. 1, January 2013. Pages 91-104. DOI: 10.1086/668674

U-Pb dating constraints on the felsic and intermediate volcanic sequence of the nickel-sulphide bearing Cosmos succession, Agnew-Wiluna greenstone belt, Yilgarn Craton, Western Australia. De_Joux A., Thordarson T. Denny M., Hinton R.W and De_Joux A.J. (2013) Precambrian Resarch Volume 236, Pages 85-105. doi:10.1016/j.precamres.2013.06.008.

182Hf-182W age dating of 26Al-poor inclusion and implications for the origin of short-lived radioisotopes in the early Solar System. Holst J. C., Olsen M. B., Paton C., Nagahsima K., Schiller M., Wielandt D., Larsen K. K., Connelly J. N., Jorgensen J. K., Krot A. N., Nordllund A. and Bizzarro M. (2013) Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, doi 10.1073/pnas.1300383110.

Solving the Martian meteorite age conundrum using micro-baddeleyite and launch-generated zircon.


Moser, D. E., Chamberlain, K. R., Tait, K. T., Schmitt, A. K., Darling, J. R., Barker, I. R., and Hyde, B. C. (2013) Nature 499, 454

Lattice distortion in a zircon population and its effects on trace element mobility and U-Th-Pb isotope systematics: examples from the Lewisian Gneiss Complex, northwest Scotland. Macdonald J., Wheeler J., Harley S., Mariani E., Goodenough K., Crowley Q. and Tatham D. (2013). Contrib. Mineral. Petrol. 166 21-41.

On the time scales of magma genesis, melt evolution, crystal growth rates and magma degassing in the Erubus Volcano magmatic system using the 238U, 235U, and 232Th decay series.Sims, K.W.W., Pichat, S., Reagan, M.K., Kyle, P.R., Dulaiova, H., Dunbar, N.W., Prytulak, J., Sawyer, G., Layne, G.D., Blichert-Toft, J., Gauthier, P.J., Charette, M.A., and Elliott, T.R. (2013). Journal of Petrology 54-2: 235-271.

Reduced, reused and recycled: Detrital zircons define a maximum age for the Eoarchean (ca. 3750‐3780 Ma) Nuvvuagittuq Supracrustal Belt, Quebec (Canada). N.L. Cates, K. Ziegler, A. K. Schmitt, and S.J. Mojzsis (2013). Earth and Planetary Science Letters 362, 283‐293.

Zircon growth and recrystallization during progressive metamorphism, Barrovian zones, Scotland. S.H. Vorhies, J.J. Ague, and A.K. Schmitt (2013). American Mineralogist 98.

Neotectonic basin and landscape evolution in the Eastern Cordillera of NW Argentina, Humahuaca Basin (24°S). H. Pingel, M.R. Strecker, R.N. Alonso, and A.K. Schmitt (2013). Basin Research 25.

Geochemistry and petrogenesis of Mashhad granitoids: An insight into the geodynamic history of the Paleo‐Tethys in northeast of Iran. H. Mirnejad, A.E. Lalonde, M. Obeid, and J. Hassanzadeh (2013). Lithos 170‐171.

Ion microprobe dating of zircons from active Dayingshan volcano, Tengchong, SE Tibetan Plateau: Time scales and nature of magma chamber storage.R.T. Tucker, H. Zou, Q. Fan, and A.K. Schmitt (2013). Lithos.

(U‐Th)/He zircon and archaeological ages for a late prehistoric eruption in the Salton Trough (California, USA).A.K. Schmitt, A. Martin, D.F. Stockli, K.A. Farley, and O.M. Lovera (2013). Geology 41 (1), doi:10.1130/G33634.1.

Country rock monazite response to intrusion of the Searchlight pluton, southern Nevada.J.C. Ayers, S. Crombie, M. Loflin, C.F. Miller, and Y. Luo (2013). American Journal of Science 313.

Magma mixing and the generation of isotopically juvenile silicic magma at Yellowstone caldera inferred from coupling 238U‐230Th ages with trace elements and Hf and O isotopes in zircon and Pb isotopes in sanidine.M.E. Stelten, K.M. Cooper, J.A. Vazquez, M.R. Reid, G.H. Barfod, J. Wimpenny, and Q. Yin (2013). Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 166 (2), doi:10.1007/s00410-013-0893-2.

The age and composition of the pre‐Cenozoic basement of the Jalisco Block: implications for and relation to the Guerrero composite terrane.V.A. Valencia, K. Righter, J. Rosas‐Elguera, M. Lopez‐Martinez, and M. Grove (2013). Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 166 (3), doi:10.1007/s00410-013-0908-z.

Timing Aegean extension: Evidence from in situ U‐Pb geochronology and cathodoluminescence imaging of granitoids from NW Turkey.K.N. Black, E.J. Catlos, T. Oyman, and M. Demirbilek (2013). Lithos 180‐181, doi:10.1016/j.lithos.2013.09.001.

U-Pb Zircon geochronology of the Cambro-Ordovican metagranites and metavolcanic rocks of central and NW Iberia.Talavera, C., Montero, P., Bea, F., González Lodeiro, F., Whitehouse, M. (2013). International Journal of Earth Science 102, 1-23.

Geochronology of Palaeoproterozoic augen gneisses and evidence for Sveconorwegian and Caledonian metamorphism in the Western Gneiss Region, Norway.Røhr, T.S., Bingen, B., and Robinson, P. (2013). The Journal of Geology 121, 105-128.

U–Pb ages and geochemistry of mafic dyke swarms from the Uauá Block, São Francisco Craton, Brazil: LIPs remnants relevant for Late Archaean break-up of a supercraton.Oliveira, E.P., Silveira, E.M., Söderlund, U., Ernst, R.E. (2013). Lithos 174, 308-322.

Palaeoproterozoic porphyry Cu-Au, intrusion-hosted Au and ultramafic Cu-Ni deposits in the Fennoscandian Shield: Temporal constraints using U-Pb geochronology.Bejgarn, T., Söderlund, U., Weihed, P., Årebäck, H., Ernst, R.E. (2013). Lithos 174, 236-254.

Different zircon recrystallization types in carbonatites caused by magma mixing: evidence from U–Pb dating, trace element and isotope composition (Hf and O) of zircons from two Precambrian carbonatites from Fennoscandia.Tichomirowa, M., Whitehouse, M.J., Gerdes, A., Götze, J., Schulz, B., Belyatsky, B.V. (2013). Chemical Geology 353, 173-198.

U-Pb geochronology along an Archaean geotransect in the West Troms Basement Complex, North Norway.Myhre, P.I., Corfu, F., Bergh S.G. & Kullerud, K. (2013). Norwegian Journal of Geology 93, 1-24.

Mobilization of radiogenic Pb in zircon revealed by ion imaging: Implications for early Earth geochronology.Kusiak, M.A., Whitehouse, M.J., Wilde, S.A., Nemchin, A.A. & Clark, C. (2013). Geology 41, 291-294.

Devonian/Mississippian I-type granitoids in the Western Carpathians: A subduction-related hybrid magmatism. Broska, I., Petrík, I., Bee’ri-Shlevin, Y., Majka, J., Bezák, V. (2013). Lithos 162-163, 27-36.

Geology and age constraints on the origin of the intrusion-related, sheeted vein-type Åkerberg gold deposit, Skellefte district, Sweden.Kjell Billström, Benny Mattson, Ulf Söderlund, Hans Årebäck and Curt Broman (2012). Minerals 2, 385-416.

Sedimentary recycling in arc magmas: geochemical and U-Pb-Hf-O constraints on the Mesoproterozoic Suldal Arc, SW Norway.Roberts, N., Slagstad, T., Parrish, R., Norry, M., Marker, M., Horstwood, M. (2013). Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 165, 507-523.

Constraints on the timing of Scandian deformation and the nature of a buried Grampian terrane under the Caledonides of northwestern Ireland.Kirkland, C.L., Alsop, I., Daly, J.S., Whitehouse, M.J., Lam, R and Clark, C. (2013). Journal of the Geological Society of London 170, 615-626.

Geochemistry and petrogenesis of the Ediacaran post-collisional Jabal Al-Hassir ring complex, Southern Arabian Shield, Saudi Arabia.Moufti, A.M.B. Ali, K.A. & Whitehouse, M.J. (2013). Chemie der Erde – Geochemistry 73, 451-467.

Detrital zircon geochronology of Ediacaran to Cambrian deep-water strata of the Franklinian basin, northern Ellesmere Island, Nunavut: implications for regional stratigraphic correlations.Beranek, L.P., Pease, V., Scott, R.A., Thomsen, T.B. (2013). Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences 50, 1007-1018.

Complete hydrothermal re-equilibration of zircon in the Maniitsoq structure, West Greenland: A 3001 Ma minimum age of impact?Scherstén, A. & Garde, A.A. Meteoritics (2013). Meteoritics & Planetary Science 48, 1472–1498.

The Nabitah fault zone, Saudi Arabia: A Pan-African suture separating juvenile oceanic arcs.Flowerdew, M.J., Whitehouse, M.J., Stoeser, D.B. (2013). Precambrian Research 239, 95-105.

U-Pb detrital zircon geochronology and regional correlation of the Dalradian Supergroup Shetland Islands, Scotland: implications for late Neoproterozoic-Cambrian basin development along the eastern margin of Laurentia.Strachan, R., Prave, T, Kirkland, C, Storey, C. (2013). Journal of the Geological Society 170, 905-916.

Mesoarchaean aluminous rocks at Storø, southern West Greenland: new age data and evidence of premetamorphic seafloor weathering of basalts. Szilas, K. & Garde, A.A., (2013). Chemical Geology 354, 124-138.

Changes in zircon chemistry during Archean UHT metamorphism in the Napier Complex, Antarctica. Kusiak, M.A., Whitehouse, M.J., Wilde, S.A., Dunkley, D.J., Menneken, M., Nemchin, A.A., Clark, C. (2013). American Journal of Science; 313, 933-967.

U–Pb detrital zircon provenance of the Saramuj Conglomerate, Jordan, and implications for the Neoproterozoic evolution of the Red Sea region.Yaseen, N., Pease, V., Jarrar, G.H., Whitehouse, M. (2013). Precambrian Research 239, 6-23.

The Feiran-Solaf Metamorphic Complex, Sinai, Egypt: Geochronological and geochemical constraints on its evolution.Abu El-Enen, M.M., Whitehouse, M.J. (2013). Precambrian Research 239, 106-125.

Two episodes of fluid migration in the Kaapvaal Craton lithospheric mantle associated with Cretaceous kimberlite activity: Evidence from a harzburgite containing a unique assemblage of metasomatic zirconium-phases Konzett, J., Wirth, R., Hauzenberger, C., Whitehouse, M.J. (2013). Lithos, 182–183, 165-184.

U-Pb Detrital Zircon Analysis – Results of an Inter-laboratory Comparison.Košler, J., Sláma, J., Belousova, E., Corfu, F., Gehrels, G.E., Gerdes, A., Horstwood, M.S.A., Sircombe, K.N., Sylvester, P.J., Tiepolo, M., Whitehouse, M.J. & Woodhead, J.D. (2013). Geostandards and Geoanalytical Research 37, 243-259.

Geochemistry and P–T–t evolution of the Abu-Barqa Metamorphic Suite, SW Jordan, and implications for the tectonics of the northern Arabian–Nubian Shield.Jarrar, G.H., Theye, T., Yaseen, N., Whitehouse, M., Pease, V., Passchier, C. (2013). Precambrian Research 239, 56-78.

Geochronological constraints on the magmatic and tectonic development of the Pongola Supergroup (Central Region), South Africa. 326 S.B. Mukasa, A.H. Wilsonb, and K.R. Young (2013). Precambrian Research 224.



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Geochronology - 2012

The absolute chronology and thermal processing of solids in the solar protoplanetary disk. Connelly J. N. et al (2012), Science, Volume 338, Issue 6107, Pages 651-655. DOI: 10.1126/science.1226919.

In-situ SIMS U–Pb dating of phanerozoic apatite with low U and high common Pb. Qiu-Li Li et al (2012) Gondwana Research, Volume 21, Issue 4, Pages 745–756. DOI:10.1016/

New isotopic constraints on age and magma genesis of an embryonic oceanic crust: The Chenaillet Ophiolite in the Western Alps. Xian-Hua Li et al, Lithos 160–161 (2013) 283–291

A-type granites from the Pan-African orogenic belt in south-western Chad constrained using geochemistry, Sr-Nd isotopes and U-Pb geochronology.
Isseini M., Andre-Mayer A.S., Vanderhaeghe O., Barbey P., Deloule E. (2012). Lithos, 153, 39-52.

Geodynamic evolution of the central Appalachian orogen: geochronology and compositional diversity of magmatism from Ordovician through Devonian.K. Sinha, W.A. Thomas, R.D. Hatcher, and T.M. Harrison (2012). American Journal of Science 312.

Permo-Carboniferous conglomerates in the Trinity Peninsula Group at View Point, Antarctic Peninsula: sedimentology, geochronology and isotope evidence for provenance and tectonic setting in Gondwana. Bradshaw, J.D., Vaughan, A.P.M., Millar, I.L., Flowerdew, M.J., Trouw, R.J., Fanning, C.M. & Whitehouse, M.J. (2012). Geological Magazine 149, 626-644.

Timing of accretion, intra-orogenic sedimentation and basin inversion in the Paleoproterozoic Svecofennian Orogen: the Pyhäntaka area, southern Finland. Nironen, M. & Mänttäri, I. (2012). Precambrian Research 192–195, 34–51.

Distinguishing East and West Antarctic sediment sources using the Pb isotope composition of detrital K feldspar.Flowerdew, M.J., Tyrell, S., Riley, T.R., Whitehouse, M.J., Mulvaney, R.W., Leat, P.T. & Marschall, H.R. (2012). Chemical Geology 292-293, 88-102.

Pre-1.87 Ga development of crustal domains overprinted by 1.87 Ga transpression in the Palaeoproterozoic Skellefte district, Sweden.Skyttä, P., Bauera, T.E., Tavakolia, S., Hermansson, T., Andersson, J., Weihed, P. (2012). Precambrian Research 206– 207, 109– 136.

The geodynamic evolution of Mesoarchean anorthosite complexes inferred from the Naajat Kuuat Complex, southern West Greenland.Hoffman, J.E., Svahnberg, H., Piazolo, S., Scherstén, A., Münker, C. (2012). Precambrian Research 196-197, 149-170.

The Sa'al volcano-sedimentary complex (Sinai, Egypt): a latest Mesoproterozoic volcanic arc in the northern Arabian Nubian Shield.Be'eri-Shlevin, Y., Eyal, M., Eyal, Y., Whitehouse, M.J., Litvinovsky, B. (2012). Geology 40, 403–406.

U-Pb zircon chronology of basement inliers of eastern Graham Land, Antarctica.Riley, T.R., Flowerdew, M.J. & Whitehouse, M.J. (2012). Journal of the Geological Society, London, 169, 381-393.

Tectonic evolution of the Sibumasu–Indochina terrane collision zone in Thailand and Malaysia; constraints from new U–Pb zircon chronology of SE Asian tin granitoids.Searle, M.P., Whitehouse, M.J., Robb, L.J., Ghani, A.A., Hutchison, C.S., Sone, M., Ng, S.W.-P., Roseless, M.H., Chung, S.-L. & Oliver, G.J.H. (2012). Journal of the Geological Society 169, 489-500.

Hafnium isotope evidence for a transition in the dynamics of continental growth 3.2 Gyr ago.Næraa, T., Scherstén, A., Rosing, M.T., Kemp, A.I.S., Hoffmann, J.E., Kokfelt, T.F. & Whitehouse, M.J. (2012). Nature 485, 627-630.

Palaeoproterozoic adakite- and TTG-like magmatism in the Svecofennian orogen, SW Finland. Väisänen, M., Johansson, A., Andersson, U.B., Eklund, O., Hölttä, P. (2012). Geologica Acta 10, 351-371.

Zircon U-Pb emplacement and Nd-Hf crustal residence ages of the Straussburg Granite and Friersdale Charnockite in the Namaqua-Natal Province, South Africa.Cornell, D.H., Pettersson, Å., Simonsen, S.L. (2012). South African Journal of Geology 115, 465-484.

U-Pb age and Hf isotope compositions of zircons from the north-western region of the Ukrainian shield: mantle melting in response to post-collision extension.Shumlyanskyy, L., Billström, K., Hawkesworth, C., Elming, S-Å. (2012). Terra Nova 24, 373-379.

The age of the Archaean greenstone belts in Finland. Huhma, H., Mänttäri, I., Peltonen, P., Kontinen, A., Halkoaho, T.,Hanski, E., Hokkanen, T., Hölttä, P., Juopperi, H., Konnunaho, J., Lahaye, Y., Luukkonen, E., Pietikäinen, K., Pulkkinen, A., Sorjonen-Ward, P., Vaasjoki, M. & Whitehouse, M. (2012). Geological Survey of Finland Special Paper 54, 73-174.

An integrated zircon geochronological and geochemical investigation into the Miocene plutonic evolution of the Cyclades, Aegean Sea, Greece: part 2—geochemistry. Bolhar, R., Ring, U., Kemp, A.I.S., Whitehouse, M.J., Weaver, S.D., Woodhead, J.D., Tonguc Uysal, I. & Turnbull, R. (2012). Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 164, 915–933.

Constraints on fluid evolution during metamorphism from U–Th–Pb systematics in Alpine hydrothermal monazite. Janots, E., Berger, A., Gnos, E., Whitehouse, M., Lewin, E., Pettke, T. (2012). Chemical Geology 326-327, 61-71.

Geochronology and geochemistry of the enderbite series in the Lapland Granulite Belt: generation, tectonic setting and correlation of the belt.Tuisku, P., Huhma, H. & Whitehouse, M.J. (2012). Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences 49, 1297-1315.

Brittle-ductile microfabrics in naturally deformed zircon: Deformation mechanisms and consequences for U-Pb dating.Piazolo, S., Austrheim, H. & Whitehouse, M. (2012). American Mineralogist 97, 1544–1563.

Crystal scale anatomy of a dying supervolcano: an isotope and geochronology study of individual phenocrysts from voluminous rhyolites of the Yellowstone caldera. K. E. Watts, I. N. Bindeman, A. K. Schmitt (2012), Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, Volume 164, Issue 1, Pages 45-67. DOI:10.1007/s00410-012-0724-x.

High-sensitivity U-Pb rutile dating by secondary ion mass spectrometry (SIMS) with an O2+ primary beam. A. K. Schmitt, T. Zack (2012), Chemical Geology, Volume 332-333, Pages 65–73. DOI:10.1016/j.chemgeo.2012.09.023.

Re‐anchoring the late Pleistocene tephrochronology of New Zealand based on concordant radiocarbonages and combined 238U/230Th disequilibrium and (U–Th)/He zircon ages. 313 M. Danisik, P. Shane, A.K. Schmitt, A. Hogg, G.M. Santos, S. Storm, N.J. Evans, L.K. Fifield, and J.M. Lindsay (2012). Earth and Planetary Science Letters 349—350, 240‐250.

Relationships between very high pressure subduction complex assemblages and intrusive granitoids in the Tavsanli Zone, Sivrihisar Massif, central Anatolia. 312 T.A. Shin, E.J. Catlos, L. Jacob, and K. Black (2012). Tectonophysics.

The origin and geochemical evolution of the Woodlark Rift of Papua New Guinea. 311 N.A. Zirakparvar, S.L. Baldwin, and J.D. Vervoort (2012). Gondwana Research.

Timing and conditions of formation of granitoid clasts erupted in recent pyroclastic deposits from Tarawera Volcano (New Zealand). 310 P.Shane, S.Storm, A.K. Schmitt, and J.M. Lindsay (2012). Lithos 140–141 (1–10).

Geology, age and field relations of Hadean zircon–bearing supracrustal rocks from Quad Creek, eastern Beartooth Mountains (Montana and Wyoming, USA). 309 A.C. Maier, N.L. Cates, D.Trail, and S.J. Mojzsis (2012). Chemical Geology.

Hafnium isotope evidence from Archean granitic rocks for deep‐mantle origin of continental crust. 321 M. Guitreau, J. Blichert‐Toft, H. Martin, S.J.Mojzsis, and F. Albarede (2012). Earth andPlanetaryScienceLetters 337‐338.

The age and rate of displacement along the Main Central Thrust in the western Bhutan Himalaya. 320 T. Tobgay, N. McQuarrie, S. Long, M.J. Kohn, and S.L. Corrie (2012). Earth and Planetary Science Letters 319‐320.

Managed Metapopulations: Do Salmon Hatchery ’Sources’ Lead to In‐River ’Sinks’ in Conservation. PLOS ONE 7 (2). 319 R.C. Johnson, P.K. Weber, J.D. Wikert, M.L. Workman, R.B. MacFarlane, M.J. Grove, and A.K. Schmitt (2012).

A search for thermal excursions from ancient extraterrestrial impacts using Hadean zircon Ti‐U‐Th‐Pb depth profiles. 318 S.S. Abbott, T.M. Harrison, A.K. Schmitt, and S.J. Mojzsis (2012). Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 109.

Gobi‐Tianshan connections: Field observations and isotopes from an early Permian arc complex in southern Mongolia. 315 R.C. Economos, S.R. Paterson, L.O. Said, M.N. Ducea, J.L. Anderson, and A.J. Padilla (2012). Geological Society of America Bulletin.

Strain rates at high temporal resolution from curved inclusion trails in garnet, Passo del Sole, Central Swiss Alps. 327 C.A. Berg, W.D. Carlson, and J.N. Connelly (2012). Journal of Metamorphic Geology first published online December 1, 2012.

(U‐Th)/He zircon and archaeological ages for a late prehistoric eruption in the Salton Trough (California, USA). 325 A.K. Schmitt, A. Martin, D.F. Stockli, K.A. Farley, and O.M. Lovera (2012). Geology first published online October 15, 2012.

High‐resolution in sights into episodes of crystallization, hydrothermal alteration and remelting in the Skaergaard intrusive complex. 324 J. Wotzlaw, I.N. Bindeman, U. Schaltegger, C.K. Brooks, and H.R. Naslund (2012). Earth and Planetary Science Letters 355‐356.

Geochemical signatures and magmatic stability of terrestrial impact produced zircon. 323 M.M Wielicki, T.M. Harrison, and A.K. Schmitt (2012). Earth and Planetary Science Letters 321‐322.

Ion Probe U-Pb Dating of the Central Sakarya Basement: A peri-Gondwana Terrane Intruded by Late Lower Carboniferous Subduction/Collision-related Granitic Rocks. Ustaömer P.A., Ustaömer T. and Robertson A.H.F. (2012). Turkish J. Earth Sci. 321-322 905-932.


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Geochronology - 2011

New zircon data supporting models of short-lived igneous activity at 1.89 Ga in the western Skellefte District, central Fennoscandian Shield.Skyttä, P., Hermansson, T., Andersson, J., Whitehouse, M. & Weihed, P., 2011. Solid Earth 2, 205–217.

New insights on the evolution of the Lyon Mountain granite and associated Kiruna-type magnetite-apatite deposits, Adirondack Mountains, New York State.Valley, P.M., Hanchar, J.M. & Whitehouse, M.J. (2011). Geosphere 7, 357-389.

Igneous and metamorphic geochronologic evolution of granitoids in the central Eastern Segment, southern Sweden.Brander, L., Appelquist, K., Cornell, D., & Andersson, U.-B. (2011).International Geology Review 54, 509-546.

Age and composition of crystalline basement rocks on the Norwegian continental margin; offshore extension and continuity of the Caledonian-Appalachian orogenic belt.Slagstad, T., Davidsen, B. & Daly, J.S. (2011). Journal of the Geological Society, 168, 1167-1185.

Neoproterozoic palaeogeography in the North Atlantic Region: inferences from the Akkajaure and Seve Nappes of the Scandinavian Caledonides.Kirkland, C.L., Bingen, B., Whitehouse, M.J., Beyer, E., Griffin, W.L. (2011). Precambrian Research 186,127-146.

Palaeoproterozoic (2.0–1.95 Ga) pre-orogenic supracrustal sequences in the West Troms Basement Complex, North Norway.Myhre, P.I., Corfu, F. & Bergh, S. (2011). Precambrian Research 186, 89–100.

The growth of the Zimbabwe Craton during the late Archaean: an ion microprobe U-Pb zircon study.Rollinson, H.R. & Whitehouse, M.J. (2011). Journal of the Geological Society 168, 1-12.

On the elusive isotopic composition of lunar Pb.Nemchin, A.A., Whitehouse, M.J. Grange, M.L. & Muhling, J.R. (2011). Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 75, 2940–2964.

Middle to late Miocene extremely rapid exhumation and thermal reequilibration in the Kung Co rift, southern Tibet.Lee, J., Hager, C., Wallis, S.R., Stockli, D.F., Whitehouse, M.J., Aoya, M., and Wang, Y. (2011). Tectonics, 30, TC2007.

In situ zircon U-Pb, oxygen and hafnium isotopic evidence for magma mixing and mantle metasomatism in the Tuscan Magmatic Province, Italy.Gagnevin, D., Daly, J.S., Horstwood, M.S.A. & Whitehouse, M.J. (2011). Earth and Planetary Science Letters 305, 45-56.

Provenance of Neoproterozoic sediments in the Särv nappes (Middle Allochthon) of the Scandinavian Caledonides: LA-ICP-MS and SIMS U-Pb dating of detrital zircons.Be'eri-Shlevin, Y., Gee, D., Claesson, S., Ladenberger, A., Majka, J., Kirkland, C., Robinson, P., Frei, D. (2011). Precambrian Research 187, 181-200.

Evidence from Dwyka tillite cobbles of Archaean basement beneath the Kalahari sands of southern Africa.Cornell, D.H., van Schijndel, V., Ingolfsson, O., Scherstén, A., Karlsson, L., Wojtyla, J., Karlsson, K. (2011). Lithos 125, 482–502.

The Ediacaran Ferani and Rutig volcano-sedimentary successions of the northernmost Arabian-Nubian Shield (ANS): New insights from zircon U–Pb geochronology, geochemistry and O–Nd isotope ratios.Be’eri-Shlevin, Y., Samuel, M.D., Azer, M.K., Rämö, T.O., Whitehouse, M.J. & Moussa, H.E. (2011). Precambrian Research 188, 21-44.

U-Pb Geochronological Constraints of the Late Svecofennian Leucogranites of Southern Finland.Kurhila M., Mänttäri I., Vaasjoki M., Rämö O.T. & Nironen M. (2011). Precambrian Research 190, 1– 24.

Reactive monazite and robust zircon growth in diatexites and leucogra¬nites from a hot, slowly cooled orogen: implications for the Palaeoproterozoic tectonic evolution of the central Fennoscandian Shield, Sweden.Högdahl, K., Majka, J., Sjöström, H., Persson Nilsson, K., Claesson, S. & Konečný, P. (2011). Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 163, 167–188.

Petrogenesis of the igneous Mucajaí AMG complex, northern Amazonian craton – geochemical, U-Pb geochronological, and Nd-Hf-O isotopic constraints.Heinonen, A.P., Fraga, M., Rämö, O.T., Dall'Agnol, R., Mänttäri, I., & Andersen, T. (2011). Lithos 151, 15 October 2012, Pages 17–34.

Mesoarchean Epithermal Gold Mineralization Preserved at Upper Amphibolite-Facies Grade, Qussuk, Southern West Greenland.Garde, A.A., Whitehouse, M. & Christensen, R. (2012). Economic Geology 107, 881-908.

Delamination-induced late tectonic deformation and high-grade metamorphism of the Proterozoic Nampula Complex, northern Mozambique.Ueda, K., Jacobs, J., Thomas, R.J., Kosler, J., Jourdan, F., Matola, R. (2012). Precambrian Research, 196–197, 275–294.

Chrono- and lithostratigraphy of a fore- to intra-arc basin: Adelaide Island, Antarctic Peninsula.Riley, T.R., Flowerdew, M.J. & Whitehouse, M.J. (2012). Geological Magazine 149 , 768–782.

Contrasting punctuated zircon growth in two syn–erupted rhyolite magmas from Tarawera volcano: Insights to crystal diversity in magmatic systems. S. Storm, P. Shane, A. K. Schmitt , and J. M. Lindsay (2011). Earth and Planetary Science Letters 301, 511‐520

Correlation of ignimbrites in the central Anatolian volcanic province using zircon and plagioclase ages and zircon compositions. E. Aydar, A. K. Schmitt, H. E. Cubukcu, L. Akin, O. Ersoy, E. Sen, R. A. Duncan, and G. Atici (2011). Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research 213–214 (2012), 83‐97.

A direct comparison of the ages of detrital monazite versus detrital zircon in Appalachian foreland basin sandstones: Searching for the record of Phanerozoic orogenic events. J.Hietpas, S. Samson, and D. Moecher (2011). Earth and Planetary Science Letters 310, 488‐497.

Acigol rhyolite field, Central Anatolia (part 1): high–resolution dating of eruption episodes and zircon growth rates. A. K. Schmitt, M. Danisik, N. J. Evans, W. Siebel, E. Kiemele, F. Aydin, and J. C. Harvey (2011). Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 162, 1215‐1231.

A reconnaissance of U–Pb zircon ages in the Cerro Galan system, NW Argentina: Prolonged magma residence, crystal recycling, and crustal assimilation. C. B. Folkes, S. L. de Silva, A. K. Schmitt, and R. A.F. Cas (2011). Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research 206, 136‐147.

Rapid cooling rates at an active mid–ocean ridge from zircon thermochronology. A. K. Schmitt, M. R. Perfit, K. H. Rubin, D. F. Stockli, M. C. Smith, L. A. Cotsonika, G. F. Zellmer, W. I. Ridley, and O. M. Lovera (2011). Earth and Planetary Science Letters 302, 349‐358

Uranium Series Accessory Crystal Dating of Magmatic Processes. A.K. Schmitt (2011). Annual Review of Earth and Planetary Sciences 39, 321‐349.

Zircon–scale insights into the history of a Supervolcano, Bishop Tuff, Long Valley, California, with implications for the Ti–in–zircon geothermometer . M.R. Reid, J.A. Vazquez, and A.K. Schmitt (2011). Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 161 (2), 293‐311.

Late Cretaceous–early Cenozoic tectonic evolution of the southern California margin inferred from provenance of trench and forearc sediments. C. E. Jacobson, M. Grove, J. N. Pedrick, A. P. Barth, K. M. Marsaglia, G. E. Gehrels, and J. A. Nourse (2011) 123 (3–4), 485‐506.

Large–volume Rhyolite Genesis in Caldera Complexes of the Snake River Plain: Insights from the KilgoreTuff of the HeiseVolcanic Field, Idaho, with Comparison toYellowstone and Bruneau–Jarbidge Rhyolites. K.E. Watts, I.N. Bindeman, and A. K. Schmitt (2011) Journal of Petrology , 1‐34.

Insights into southern Appalachian tectonics from ages of detrital monazite and zircon in modern alluvium. D. Moecher, J. Hietpas, S. Samson, and S. Chakraborty (2011). Geosphere 7 (2), 494‐512

Decoupled crystallization and eruption histories of the rhyolite magmatic system at Tarawera volcano revealed by zircon ages and growth rates. S. Storm, P. Shane, A. K. Schmitt , and J. M. Lindsay (2011). Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology.

Early Archean crustal evolution of the Jack Hills Zircon source terrane inferred from Lu–Hf, 207Pb/206Pb, and d18O systematics of Jack Hills zircons. E.A. Bell, T.M. Harrison, M.T. McCulloch, and E.D. Young (2011). Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 75, 4816‐4829

Geochemistry and zircon geochronology of the Permian A–type Hasanrobat granite, Sanandaj–Sirjan belt: A new record of the Gondwana break–up in Iran. S. Alirezaei, and J. Hassanzadeh (2011) Lithos.

Late Eocene–Pliocene basin evolution in the Eastern Cordillera of northwestern Argentina (25°–26°S): regional implications for Andean orogenicwedge development. B. Carrapa, S. Bywater–Reyes, P.G. DeCelles, E. Mortimer, and G.E. Gehrels (2011). Basin Research 23, 1‐20.

Metamorphic history of the central Himalaya, Annapurna region, Nepal, and implications for tectonic models. S.L. Corrie, and M.J. Kohn (2011). Geological Society of America Bulletin 123 (9–10), 1863‐1879.

Geochemistry and Petrology of the Most Recent Deposits from Cotopaxi Volcano, Northern Volcanic Zone, Ecuador. J.M. Garrison, J.P. Davidson, M. Hall, and P. Mothes (2011). Journal of Petrology 52 (9), 1641‐1678.

Pb isotopic variability in the modern-Pleistocene Indus River system measured by ion microprobe in detrital K-feldspar grains. Alizai A., Clift P.D., Giosan L., VanLaningham S., Hinton R., Tabrez A.R., Danish M. and EIMF (2011). Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta 75 4771-4795

SIMS U-Pb dating of uranium mineralization in the Katanga Copperbelt: Constraints for the geodynamic context. Decree S, Deloule E, De Putter T, Dewaele S, Mees F, Yans J, and Marignac C (2011). Ore Geol. Rev., 40, 81-89.

Cenozoic deep crust in the Pamir. 317 J. Schmidt, B.R. Hacker, L. Ratschbacher, K. Sttibner, M. Stearns, A. Kylander‐Clark, J.M. Cottle, A.A.G. Webb, G. Gehrels, and V. Minaev (2011). Earth and Planetary Science Letters 312.

A Paleogene extensional arc flare‐up in Iran. 316 C. Verdel, B.P. Wernicke, J. Hassanzadeh, and B. Guest (2011). Tectonics 30 (TC 3008).

Precise U–Pb zircon dating at a scale of <5 micron by the CAMECA 1280 SIMS using a Gaussian illumination probe (2011).
Yu Liu, Xian-Hua Li, Qiu-Li Li, Guo-Qiang Tang and Qing-Zhu Yin, J. Anal. At. Spectrom., 2011, 26, 845.

Petrogenesis and chronology of lunar meteorite Northwest Africa 4472: A KREEPy regolith breccia from the Moon. Joy K.H., Burgess, R. Hinton R., Fernandes V.A., Crawford I.A., Kearsley A.T., Irving A.J. and EIMF (2011). Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta 75 2420-2542.

Permo-Triassic hypabyssal mafic intrusions and associated tholeiitic basalts of the Kolyuchinskaya Bay, Chukotka (NE Russia): Links to the Siberian LIP.Ledneva, G.V., Pease, V.L. & Sokolov, S.D. (2011). Journal of Asian Earth Sciences 40, 737-745.

Single-grain zircon U–Pb age constraints of the western and eastern sanukitoid zones in the Finnish part of the Karelian Province. Heilimo, E., Halla, J., Huhma, H., (2011). Lithos 121, 87-99.

Evolution of the Archaean Karelian Province in the Fennoscandian Shield in the light of U–Pb zircon ages and Sm–Nd and Lu–Hf isotope systematics. Lauri, L.S., Andersen, T., Hölttä, P., Huhma, H. & Graham, S. (2011). Journal of the Geological Society 168, 201 - 218.

Enhancing tectonic and provenance information from detrital zircon studies: assessing terrane–scale sampling and grain–scale characterization. J. Hietpas, S. Samson, D. Moecher, and S. Chakraborty (2011). Journal of the Geological Society, London 168, 309‐318.

Eocene tectonometamorphism on Serifos (western Cyclades) deduced from zircon depth‐profiling geochronology and mica thermochronology. D.A. Schneider, C. Senkowski, H. Vogel, B. Grasemann, Ch. Iglseder, and A.K. Schmitt (2011). Lithos , 125, 151-172.

Structural and geochronological evidence for the leading edge of the Greater Himalayan Crystalline complex in the central Nepal Himalaya. A.A.G. Webb, A.K. Schmitt, D. He, and E.L. Weigand (2011). Earth and Planetary Science Letters 304 (3–4), 483‐495.

Late Cretaceous‐early Cenozoic tectonic evolution of the southern California margin inferred from provenance of trench and forearc sediments. C. E. Jacobson, M. Grove, J. N. Pedrick, A. P. Barth, K. M. Marsaglia, G. E. Gehrels, and J. A. Nourse (2011). GSA Bulletin 123 (3–4), 485‐506.

Palynology and isotope geochronology of the Upper Ordovician‐Silurian successions (Ghelli and Soltan Maidan Formations) in the Khoshyeilagh area, eastern Alborz Range, northern Iran; stratigraphic and palaeogeographic implications. M. Ghavidel‐Syooki, J. Hassanzadeh, and M. Vecol (2011). Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology 164 (3–4), 251‐271.

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Geochronology - 2010

Precise U–Pb and Pb–Pb dating of Phanerozoic baddeleyite by SIMS with oxygen flooding technique. Q.-L. Li et al (2010), J. Anal. At. Spectrom., Volume 25, Pages 1107–1113. DOI: 10.1039/B923444F.

Quaternary zircon geochronology by secondary ion mass spectrometry: A case study of the Chinkuashi dacite from northeast Taiwan. Y. Gao et al, Earth Science Frontiers, 2010, 17(2): 146-155

In situ 40K–40Ca ’double–plus’ SIMS dating resolves Klokken feldspar 40K–40Ar paradox. T. M.Harrison, M. T. Heizler, K. D. McKeegan, and A. K. Schmitt (2010). Earth and Planetary Science Letters 299, 426‐433

Geologic correlation of the Himalayan orogen and Indian craton: Part 1. Structural geology, U–Pb zircon geochronology, and tectonic evolution of the Shillong Plateau and its neighboring regions in NE India. 275 A. Yin, C.S. Dubey, A.A.G. Webb, T.K. Kelty, M. Grove, G.E. Gehrels, and W.P. Burgess (2010). Geological Society of America Bulletin 122 (3/4).

Geologic correlation of the Himalayan orogen and Indian craton: Part 2. Structural geology, geochronology, and tectonic evolution of the Eastern Himalaya. A. Yin, C.S. Dubey, T.K. Kelty, A.A.G. Webb, T.M. Harrison, C.Y. Chou, and J. Celerier (2010). Geological Society of America Bulletin 122 (3/4), 360‐395

In situ 238U–230Th disequilibrium dating of pyrochlore at sub–millennial precision. F. Wetzel, A. K. Schmitt, A. Kronz, and G. Worner (2010). American Mineralogist 95, 1353‐1356

Constraints on Hadean geodynamics from mineral inclusions in >4 Ga zircons. M. D. Hopkins, T. M. Harrison, and C. E. Manning (2010). Earth and Planetary Science Letters 298, 367‐376.

In situ U–Pb dating of micro‐baddeleyite by secondary ion mass spectrometry. A. K. Schmitt, K. R. Chamberlain, S. M. Swapp, and T. M. Harrison (2010). Chemical Geology 269, 386‐395.

In situ 238U–230Th disequilibrium dating of pyrochlore at sub–millennial precision. F. Wetzel, A. K. Schmitt, A. Kronz, and G. Worner (2010). American Mineralogist 95, 1353‐1356.

Penglai Zircon Megacrysts: A Potential New Working Reference Material for Microbeam Determination of Hf-O, Isotopes and U-Pb Age.
(2010) Xian-Hua Li, Weng-Guo Long, Qiu-Li Li, Yu Liu, Yong-Fei Zheng, Yue-Heng Yang, Kevin R. Chamberlain, De-Fang Wan, Cun-Hua Guo, Xuan-Ce Wang and Hua Tao. Geostandards and Geoanalytical Research, Volume 34, Issue 2, pages 117–134.

Andean sinistral transpression and kinematic partitioning in South Georgia. Curtis, M.L., Flowerdew, M.J., Riley, T.R., Whitehouse, M.J. & Daly, J.S (2010) Journal of Structural Geology, 32, 464-477

Proterozoic basic dykes in the Ukrainian shield: a palaeomagnetic, geochronologic and geochemical study – the accretion of the Ukrainian Shield to Fennoscandia. Elming, S. , Shumlyanskyy, L., Kravchenko, S., Layer, P. & Söderlund, U. (2010) Precambrian Research 178, 119–135

A Laurentian provenance for the Dalradian rocks of north Mayo, Ireland and evidence for an original basement-cover contact with the underlying Annagh Gneiss Complex. McAteer,C., Daly,J.S., Flowerdew, M.J., Whitehouse,M.J. & Kirkland, C.L. (2010) Journal of the Geological Society 167, 1033-1048.

Detrital zircon, detrital titanite and igneous clast U–Pb geochronology and basement–cover relationships of the Colonsay Group, SW Scotland: Laurentian provenance and correlation with the Neoproterozoic Dalradian Supergroup. McAteer, C.A., Daly, J.S., Flowerdew, M.J., Connelly, J.N., Housh, T.B., & Whitehouse, M.J. (2010) Precambrian Research 181, 21–42.

Geochemical, U–Pb zircon, and Nd isotope investigations of the Neoproterozoic Ghawjah Metavolcanic rocks, Northwestern Saudi Arabia. Ali, K.A., Stern, R.J., Manton, W.I., Kimura, J-I., Whitehouse, M.J., Mukherjee, S., Johnson, P.R. & Griffin, W.R. (2010). Lithos 120, 379-392.

Thermochronology and Tectonics of the Leeward Antilles: evolution of the Southern Caribbean Plate Boundary Zone. van der Lelij, R., Spikings, R., Kerr, A.C., Kounov, A., Cosca, M., Chew, D.M. & Villagomez, D. (2010) Tectonics 29, TC6003, 30.

Footwall dip of a core complex detachment fault: thermobarometric constraints from the northern Snake Range (Basin and Range, USA). Cooper, F.J., Platt, J.P., Anczkiewicz, R. & Whitehouse, M.J. (2010) Journal of Metamorphic Geology 28, 997-1020.

1.8 Ga magmatism in southern Finland: strongly enriched mantle and juvenile crustal sources in a post-collisional setting. Rutanen, H., Andersson, U.B., Väisänen, M., Johansson, Å., Fröjdö, S., Lahaye, Y. & Eklund, O. (2010). International Geology Review, published online doi: 10.1080/00206814.2010.496241.

Dalradian Grampian Group affinity for the Bowmore Sandstone Group, Islay, SW Scotland. McAteer,C., Daly,J.S., Flowerdew, M.J. & Whitehouse,M.J. (2010) Scottish Journal of Geology 46, 97-111.

SIMS zircon ages and Nd isotope systematics of the 2.2 Ga mafic intrusions in northern and eastern Finland. Hanski, E., Huhma, H. & Vuollo, J. (2010) Bulletin of the Geological Society of Finland 82, 31–62

Timing of ophiolite obduction in the Grampian Orogen. Chew, D.M., Daly, S.J., Magna, T., Page, L.M., Kirkland, C.L., Whitehouse, M.J. & Lam, R. (2010). Geological Society of America, Bulletin, published online doi:10.1130/B30139.1

New constraints for the source characteristics, deposition and age of the 2.1-1.9 Ga metasedimentary cover at the western margin of the Karelian Province. Lahtinen, R., Huhma, H., Kontinen, A., Kohonen, J., Sorjonen-Ward,. P. (2010). Precambrian Research 176, 77-93.

Middle Jurassic rhyolite volcanism of eastern Graham Land, Antarctic Peninsula: age correlations and stratigraphic relationships. Riley, T.R., Flowerdew, M.J. & Whitehouse, M.J. (2010). Geological Magazine 147, 581-595

Geochronology and structural relationships of mesothermal gold mineralization in the Palaeoproterozoic Jokisivu prospect, southern Finland. Saalmann, K., Mänttäri, I., Peltonen, P., Whitehouse, M.J, Grönholm, P. & Talikka, M. (2010). Geological Magazine 147, 551-569.

A buried Palaeoproterozoic spreading ridge in the northern Nagssugtoqidian orogen, West Greenland. Garde, A.A. & Hollis, J, (2010) In: Kusky, T.M., Mingguo, Z. & Xiao, W. (eds): The evolved continents: understanding the processes of continental growth. Geological Society of London Special Publication 338, p. 213-23.

On the difficulty of assigning magmatic protolith, metamorphic and crustal residence ages to Lewisian granulites – constraints from combined in situ U-Pb and Lu-Hf. Whitehouse, M.J. & Kemp, A.I.S. (2010) In: Law, R.D., Butler, R.W.H., Holdsworth, R., Krabbendam, M. and Strachan R. (editors) in press. Continental Tectonics and Mountain Building: The Legacy of Peach and Horne. Geological Society of London Special Publication 335, p. 81-101.

In situ 40K−40Ca ‘double−plus’ SIMS dating resolves Klokken feldspar 40K−40Ar paradox. T.M. Harrison, M.T. Heizler, K.D. McKeegan, and A.K. Schmitt (2010) Earth and Planetary Science Letters 299 (3–4), 426‐433.

In situ U‐Pb dating of micro‐baddeleyite by secondary ion mass spectrometry. A.K. Schmitt, K.R. Chamberlain, S.M. Swapp, and T.M. Harrison (2010) Chemical Geology 269 (3–4), 386‐395.

In situ 238U−230Th disequilibrium dating of pyrochlore at sub‐millennial precision. F. Wetzel, A.K. Schmitt, A. Kronz, and G. Wörner (2010) American Mineralogist 95 (8–9), 1353‐1356.

In situ U‐Pb SIMS (IN‐SIMS) micro‐baddeleyite dating of mafic rocks: Method with examples. K R. Chamberlain, A.K. Schmitt, S.M. Swapp, T.M. Harrison, N.Swoboda‐Colberg, W.Bleeker, T.D. Peterson, C.W. Jefferson, and A.K. Khudoley (2010) Precambrian Research , doi:10.1016/j.precamres.2010.05.004

Geologic correlation of the Himalayan orogen and Indian craton: Part 2. Structural geology, geochronology, and tectonic evolution of the Eastern Himalaya. A. Yin, C.S. Dubey, T.K. Kelty, A.A.G. Webb, T.M. Harrison, C.Y. Chou, and J. Célérier (2010) GSA Bulletin 122 (3–4), 360‐395.

Geologic correlation of the Himalayan orogen and Indian craton: Part 1. Structural geology, U‐Pb zircon geochronology, and tectonic evolution of the Shillong Plateau and its neighboring regions in NE India. A. Yin, C.S. Dubey, A.A.G. Webb, T.K. Kelty, M. Grove, G.E. Gehrels, and W.P. Burgess (2010) GSA Bulletin 122 (3–4), 336‐359.

U‐Th isotopes in Hainan basalts: Implications for sub‐asthenospheric origin of EM2 mantle endmember and the dynamics of melting beneath Hainan Island. H. Zou, and Q. Fan (2010) Lithos 116 (1–2), 145‐152.

Rapid development of the great Millennium eruption of Changbaishan (Tianchi) Volcano, China/North Korea: Evidence from U‐Th zircon dating. H. Zou, Q. Fan, and H. Zhang (2010) Lithos 119 (3–4), 289‐296.

Recovering tectonic events from the sedimentary record: Detrital monazite plays in high fidelity. J. Hietpas, S. Samson, D. Moecher , and A.K. Schmitt (2010) Journal of Petrology 38 (2), 167‐170.

Eruption ages of Las Tres Vírgenes volcano (Baja California): A tale of two helium isotopes. A.K. Schmitt, D.F. Stockli, S. Niedermann, O.M. Lovera, and B.P. Hausback (2010) Quaternary Geochronology 5 (5), 503‐511.

Magmatic Longevity of Laacher See Volcano (Eifel, Germany) Indicated by U‐Th Dating of Intrusive Carbonatites. A.K. Schmitt, F. Wetzel, K.M. Cooper, H. Zou, and G. Wörner (2010) Journal of Petrology 51, 1053‐1085.

Episodic growth and homogenization of plutonic roots in arc volcanoes from combined U–Th and (U–Th)/He zircon dating. A.K. Schmitt, D.F. Stockli, J.M. Lindsay, R. Robertson, O.M. Lovera, and R. Kislitsyn (2010) Earth and Planetary Science Letters 295 (1–2), 91‐103.

U–Th dating of zircons from Holocene potassic andesites (Maanshan volcano, Tengchong, SE Tibetan Plateau) by depth profiling: Time scales and nature of magma storage. H. Zou, Q. Fan, A.K. Schmitt, and J. Sui (2010) Lithos 118 (1–2), 202‐210.

Large‐volume silicic volcanism in Kamchatka: Ar–Ar and U–Pb ages, isotopic, and geochemical characteristics of major pre‐Holocene caldera‐forming eruptions. I.N. Bindeman, V.L. Leonov, P.E. Izbekov, V.V. Ponomareva, K.E. Watts, N.K. Shipley, A.B. Perepelov, L.I. Bazanova, B.R. Jicha, B.S. Singer, A.K. Schmitt, M.V. Portnyagin, and C.H. Chen (2010) Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research 189 (1‐2), 57‐80.


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Geochronology - 2009

The Hadean Crust: Evidence from > 4 Ga Zircons. T.M. Harrison (2009) Annual Review of Earth and Planetary Sciences 37, 479-505

The comparative behavior of apatite-zircon U-Pb systems in Apollo 14 breccias: Implications for the thermal history of the Fra Mauro Formation. Y. Denele, P. Barbey, E. Deloule, E. Pelleter, P. Olivier and G. Gleizes (2009) Bull. Soc. géol. Fr., t. 180, pp. 209-216.

Middle Ordovician U-Pb age of the Aston and Hospitalet orthogneissic laccoliths: their role in the Variscan evolution of the Pyrenees. Nemchin, A.A., Pidgeon, R.T., Healy, D., Grange, M.L., Whitehouse, M.J., & Vaughan, J. (2009) Meteoritics and Planetary Science 11, 1717–1734.

U–Pb and Sm–Nd dating of high-pressure granulites from Tcholliré and Banyo regions: Evidence for a Pan-African granulite facies metamorphism in north-central Cameroon. M. Bouyo Houketchang, S.F. Toteu, E. Deloule, J. Penaye, W.R. Van Schmus (2009) Journal of African Earth Sciences 54, 144–154.

Large‐volume silicic volcanism in Kamchatka: Ar–Ar and U–Pb ages, isotopic, and geochemical characteristics of major pre‐Holocene caldera‐forming eruptions. I.N. Bindeman, V.L. Leonov, P.E. Izbekov, V.V. Ponomareva, K.E. Watts, N.K. Shipley, A.B. Perepelov, L.I. Bazanova, B.R. Jicha, B.S. Singer, A.K. Schmitt, M.V. Portnyagin, and C.H. Chen (2010) Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research 189 (1‐2), 57‐80

Tectonic development of the southern Chinese Altai Range as determined by structural geology, thermobarometry, 40Ar/39Ar thermochronology, and Th/Pb ion‐microprobe monazite geochronology. S.M. Briggs, A. Yin, C.E. Manning, Z.L. Chen, and X.F. Wang (2009) Geological Society of America Bulletin 121 (9‐10), 1381‐1393

Geochemistry, geochronology, and cathodoluminescence imagery of the Salihli and Turgutlu granites (central Menderes Massif, western Turkey): Implications for Aegean tectonics. E.J. Catlos, C. Baker, S.S. Sorensen, I. Cemen, and M. Hancer (2009) Geophysical Research Abstracts, Vol. 11, EGU2009-2527, 2009

Decoupling of U–Pb dates from chemical and crystallographic domains in granulite facies zircon. R.M. Flowers, A.K. Schmitt, and M. Grove (2009) Chemical Geology doi:10.1016/j.chemgeo.2009.11.002

Prolonged mantle residence of zircon xenocrysts from the western Eger rift. W. Siebel, A.K. Schmitt, M. Danisik, F. Chen, S. Meier, S. Weiss, and S. Eroglu (2009) Nature Geoscience 2, 886‐890.

Unsteady evolution of the Bolivian Subandean thrust belt: The role of enhanced erosion and clastic wedge progradation. C.E. Uba, J. Kley, M.R. Strecker, and A.K. Schmitt (2009) Earth and Planetary Science Letters 281, 134‐146

Fluid‐rock interaction in orogenic crust tracked by zircon depth profiling. S.M. Gordon, M. Grove, D.L. Whitney, A.K. Schmitt, and C. Teyssier (2009) Geology 37, 735‐738

Accessory mineral U–Th–Pb ages and 40Ar/39Ar eruption chronology, and their bearing on rhyolitic magma evolution in the Pleistocene Coso volcanic field, California. J.L. Simon, J.A. Vazquez, P.R. Renne, A.K. Schmitt, C.R. Bacon, and M.R. Reid (2009) Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 158 (4), 421‐446

In situ U‐Pb dating of micro‐baddeleyite by secondary ion mass spectrometry. A.K. Schmitt, K.R. Chamberlain, S.M. Swapp, and T.M. Harrison (2009) Chemical Geology ,doi:10.1016/j.chemgeo.2009.10.013

Origin of a Late Neoproterozoic (605±13 Ma) intrusive carbonate-albitite complex in Southern Sinai, Egypt.
Azer, M., Stern, R.J., Kimura, J.I. (). International Journal of Earth Sciences

Crustal affinities in the Arctic Uralides, northern Russia: Significance of detrital zircon ages from Neoproterozoic and early Palaeozoic sediments in Novaya Zemlya and Taimyr. Pease, V., Scott, R. (2009). Journal of the Geological Society, London, 166, 517-527

The Paleoproterozoic Malmbäck Formation in S Sweden: age, composition and tectonic setting. Appelquist, K., Eliasson, T., Bergström, U. & Rimša, A. (2009). GFF 131, 229-243.

A New Chronostratigraphic Paradigm for the Age and Tectonic History of the Mesoproterozoic Bushmanland Ore District, South Africa. Cornell, D.H. Pettersson, Å., Whitehouse, M.J. & Scherstén, A. (2009). Economic Geology 104, 385 - 404.

A magmatic age and four successive metamorphic events recorded in zircons from a single meta-anorthosite sample in the Central Zone of the Limpopo Belt, South Africa. Mouri, H., Whitehouse, M.J., Brandl, G. & Rajesh, H.M. (2009) Journal of the Geological Society, London 166, 827-830.

Eclogite-hosting metapelites from the Pohorje Mountains (Eastern Alps): P-T evolution, zircon geochronology and tectonic implications. Janák, M., Cornell, D., Froitzheim, N., De Hoog, J.C.M., Broska, I., Vrabec, M. & Hurai, V. (2009). European Journal of Mineralogy 21

Zircon U-Pb dating of Mesozoic volcanic and tectonic events in north-west Palmer Land and south-west Graham Land, Antarctica. Leat, P.T., Flowerdew, M.J., Riley, T.R., Whitehouse, M.J., Scarrow, J.H. & Millar, I.L. (2009) Antarctic Science 21, 633-641

Age and tectonic framework of structurally controlled Palaeoproterozoic gold mineralization in the Häme belt of southern Finland. Saalmann, K., Mänttäri, I., Ruffet, G. & Whitehouse, M.J (2009). Precambrian Research 174, 53-77.

Paleoproterozoic sediment recycling during multiphase orogenic evolution in Fennoscandia, the Tampere and Pirkanmaa belts, Finland. Lahtinen, R., Huhma, H., Kähkönen, Y. & Mänttäri, I. (2009). Precambrian Research 174, 310-336a

Precise determination of Phanerozoic zircon Pb/Pb age by multicollector SIMS without external standardization.
Xian-Hua Li, Yu Liu, Qiu-Li Li, and Chun-Hua Guo, Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems Volume 10, Number 4, 10 April 2009

Time‐temperature‐fluid evolution of migmatite dome crystallization: coupled U‐Pb age, Ti thermometry, and O isotopic ion microprobe depth profiling of zircon and monazite. S.M. Gordon, M. Grove, D.L. Whitney, A.K. Schmitt, and C. Teyssier (2009) Chemical Geology 262, 186‐201 doi:10.1016/j.chemgeo.2009.01.018

Lu‐Hf zircon evidence for rapid lunar differentiation. D.J. Taylor, K.D. McKeegan, and T.M. Harrison (2009) Earth and Planetary Science Letters 279, 157‐164 doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2008.12.030

Quaternary Geochronology by SIMS. A.K. Schmitt (2009) Mineralogical Association of Canada Short Course Series 41, 109‐131

U-Pb geochronology of gneisses and granitoids from the Danish island of Bornholm: new evidence for 1.47-1.45 Ga magmatism at the southwestern margin of the East European Craton. Zarins, K., Johansson, A. (2009) International Journal of Earth Sciences (Geol Rundsch) 98(7): 1561-1580.

Geochronology of the Precambrian crust in the Mozambique belt in NE Mozambique, and implications for Gondwana assembly. Bingen, B., Jacobs, J., Viola, G., Henderson, I.H.C., Skår, O., Boyd, R., Thomas, R.J., Solli, A., Key, R.M., and Daudi, E.X.F. (2009). Precambrian Research 170, 231-255.

The Akilia Controversy: field, structural and geochronological evidence questions interpretations of > 3.8 Ga life in SW Greenland. Whitehouse, M.J., Myers, J.S., Fedo, C.M. (2009) Journal of the Geological Society, 166, 335-348.

U-Pb ion microprobe dating and Sr and Nd isotope geology of the Galiñeiro Igneous Complex. A model for the peralkaline/calc-alkaline duality of the Cambro-Ordovician magmatic rocks of Iberia. Montero, P., Bea, F., Corretgé, L.G., Floor, P., Whitehouse, M.J. (2009). Lithos, 107, 227–238.

Timing of migmatization and granite genesis of the Northwestern Terrane, Svalbard. Pettersson, C.H., Tebenkov, A.M., Larionov, A.N., Andresen, A., Pease, V. (2009). Journal of the Geological Society, London 166, 147-158.

Provenance record from Mesoproterozoic-Cambrian sediments of Peary Land, North Greenland: Implications for the ice-covered Greenland Shield and Laurentian palaeogeography. Kirkland, C.L. Pease, V. Whitehouse, M.J., Ineson, J.R. (2009). Precambrian Research, 170, 43-60.

Paleomagnetism and geochronology of the Malani Igneous Suite, Northwest India: Implications for the configuration of Rodinia and the assembly of Gondwana. Gregory, L.C., Meert, J.G., Bingen, B., Pandit, M.K., Torsvik, T.H. (2009). Precambrian Research 170, 13-26.

Post-collisional tectonomagmatic evolution in the northern Arabian-Nubian Shield: time constraints from ion-probe U-Pb dating of zircon. Be’eri-Shlevin, Y., Katzir, Y. & Whitehouse, M.J. (2009). Journal of the Geological Society, London 166, 71-85. Doi : 10.1144/0016-7649207-169

Direct dating of Fe oxide-(Cu-Au) mineralization by U/Pb zircon geochronology. Valley, P., Hanchar, J.M., & Whitehouse, M.J. (2009). Geology 37, 223-226

Zircon Geochronology of the Ollo de Sapo Formation and the age of the Cambro-Ordovician rifting in Iberia. Montero, P.,Talavera, C., Bea, F., Lodeiro, F.G., Whitehouse, M.J. (2009). Journal of Geology 117, 174–191

Fluid-assisted zircon and monazite growth within a shear zone: a case study from Finnmark, Arctic Norway. Kirkland, C.L., Whitehouse, M.J. & Slagstad, T. 2009: Contribution to Mineralogy and Petrology 158:637-657.

Contribution of pre Pan-African crust to formation of the Arabian Nubian Shield: New secondary ionization mass spectrometry U-Pb and O studies of zircon. Be’eri-Shlevin Y., Katzir, Y., Whitehouse, M.J.& Kleinhanns, C.I. 2009: Geology 37(10):899-902.

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Geochronology - 2008

New SIMS U-Pb zircon ages from the Langavat Belt, South Harris, NW Scotland: implications for the terrain model. Kelly N.M., Hinton R.W., Harley S.L. and Appleby S.K. (2008) J. Geol. Soc. Lond. 165 967-981

Detrital zircon provenance of Neoproterozoic to Cenozoic deposits in Iran: Implications for chronostratigraphy and collisional tectonics. B.K. Horton, J. Hassanzadeh, D.F. Stockli, G.J. Axen, R.J. Gillis, B. Guest, A.H. Amini, M. Fakhari, S.M. Zamanzadeh, and M. Grove (2008) Tectonophysics 451, 97‐122 doi:10.1016/j.tecto.2007.11.063

Monazite ages from carbonatites and high‐grade assemblages along the Kambam Fault (Southern Granulite Terrain South India). E.J. Catlos, C.S. Dubey, and P. Sivasubramanian (2008) American Mineralogist 93, 1230‐1244

Whole rock major element influences on monazite growth: examples from igneous and metamorphic rocks in the Menderes Massif, western Turkey. J. Catlos, C.B. Baker, I. Cemen, and C. Ozerdem (2008) Mineralogia 39, doi:10.2478/v10002-008-0002-8

Precise analysis of 142Nd/144Nd in small samples: Application to Hadean zircons from Jack Hills (W. Australia) and diamond inclusions from Finsch (S. Africa). Caro, V.C. Bennett, B. Bourdon, T.M. Harrison, A. von Quadt, S.J. Mojzsis, and J.W. Harris (2008) Chemical Geology 247 (1‐2), doi:10.1016/j.chemgeo.2007.10.018

Low heat flow inferred from >4 Gyr zircons suggests Hadean plate boundary interactions. M. Hopkins, T.M.Harrison, and C. E. Manning (2008) Nature 456, 493‐496 doi:10.1038/nature07465

U‐Th systematics of dispersed young volcanoes in NE China: Asthenosphere upwelling caused by piling up and upward thickening of stagnant Pacific slab. H. Zou, Q. Fan, and Y. Yao (2008) Chemical Geology 255 (1‐2), 134‐142 doi:10.1016/j.chemgeo.2008.06.022

Buried rhyolites within the active, high‐temperature Salton Sea geothermal system. A.K. Schmitt, and J.B. Hulen (2008) Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research 178, 708‐718 doi:10.1016/j.jvolgeores.2008.09.001

U‐Pb zircon geochronology of late Neoproterozoic‐Early Cambrian granitoids in Iran: Implications for paleogeography, magmatism, and exhumation history of Iranian basement. J. Hassanzadeh, D.F. Stockli, B.K. Horton, G.J. Axen, L.D. Stockli, M. Grove, A.K. Schmitt, and J.D. Walker (2008) Tectonophysics 451 (1‐4), 71‐96 doi:10.1016/j.tecto.2007.11.062

Dynamics of deformation and sedimentation in the northern Sierras Pampeanas: An integrated study of the Neogene Fiambalá basin, NW Argentina. B. Carrapa, J. Hauer, L. Schoenbohm, M.R. Strecker, A.K. Schmitt, A. Villanueva, and J. Sosa‐Gomez (2008) Geol. Soc. Am. Bull. 120 (11), 1518‐1543 doi:10.1130/B26111.1

Age trends in garnet‐hosted monazite inclusions from upper amphibolite facies schist in the northern Grouse Creek Mountains, Utah. T.D. Hoisch, M.L. Wells, and M. Grove (2008) Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta. 72 (22), doi:10.1016/j.gca.2008.08.012

The Catalina Schist: Evidence for middle Cretaceous subduction erosion of southwestern North America. M. Grove, G.E. Bebout, C.E. Jacobson, A.P. Barth, D.L. Kimbrough, R.L. King, Haibo Zou, O.M. Lovera, B.J. Mahoney, and G.E. Gehrels (2008). In Formation and Applications of the Sedimentary Record in Arc Collision Zones 436, . Geol. Soc. Am. Spec. Pap. doi:10.1130/2008.2436(15)

New U-Th/Pb constraints on timing of shearing and long-term slip-rate on the Karakorum fault. Valli F., Leloup P.H., Paquette J.L., Nicolas A., Li H., Taponnier P., Lacassin R., Guillot S., Liu D., Deloule E., Xu Z. and Mahéo G. (2008). Tectonics, 27, Article Number TC5007

SIMS U–Pb study of zircon from Apollo 14 and 17 breccias: Implications for the evolution of lunar KREEP. Nemchin, A.A., Pidgeon, R.T., Whitehouse, M.J., Vaughan J.P., Meyer C. (2008). Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 72, 668-689

A revised Ordovician age for the Sisargas orthogneiss, Galicia, (Spain). Zircon U-Pb ion-microprobe and LA-ICPMS dating. Talavera, C., Bea, F., Montero, P., Whitehouse, M. (2008). Geologica Acta 6(4):313-317

The timing of high pressure metamorphism and exhumation of the type locality eclogites (Kupplerbrunn – Prickler Halt, Saualpe, Southeastern Austria): constraints from the correlation of Sm-Nd, Lu-Hf, U-Pb, and Rb-Sr isotopic systems. Thöni, M, Miller, C., Blichert-Toft, J., Whitehouse, M., Konzett, J. & Zanetti, A.. (2008). Journal of Metamorphic Geology 26, 561-581

Episodic, mafic crust formation from 4.5 to 2.8 Ga: New evidence from detrital zircons, Slave craton, Canada. Pietranik. A, Hawkesworth C, Storey C, Kemp A, Sircombe K, Whitehouse M, Bleeker W (2008). Geology 36, 875–878

Detrital zircon signature of the Moine Supergroup, Scotland: Contrasts and comparisons with other Neoproterozoic successions within the circum-North Atlantic region. Kirkland, R.A. Strachan, A.R. Prave. (2008). Precambrian Research 163, 332-350

Basement-cover relationships of the Kalak Nappe Complex, Arctic Norwegian Caledonides and constraints on Neoproterozoic terrane assembly in the North Atlantic region. Kirkland, C.L., Daly, J. S., Whitehouse, M. J. (2008). Precambrian Research 160, 245-276

Detrital zircon fingerprint of the Proto-Andes: Evidence for a Neoproterozoic active margin. Chew, D., Magna, T., Kirkland, C.L., Mišković, A., Cardona, A., Spikings, R., Schaltegger, U. (2008). Precambrian Research 167, 186-200

The Finnmarkian Orogeny revisited: An isotopic investigation in eastern Finnmark, Arctic Norway. Kirkland, C.L., Daly, J.S., Chew, D.M., Page, L.M. (2008). Tectonophysics 460, 158-177

U-Th-Pb zircon geochronology on igneous rocks in the Toija and Salittu Formations, Orijärvi area, southwestern Finland: Constraints on the age of volcanism and metamorphism. Väisänen, M., Kirkland, C.L. (2008). Bulletin of the Geological Society of Finland 80, 73-87

Tectonic evolution of the Svecofennian crust in southern Finland. Pajunen, M., Airo, M.-L., Elminen, T., Mänttäri, I., Niemelä, R., Vaarma, M., Wasenius P., Wennerström M. (2008). Geological Survey of Finland, Special Paper 47, 15-160

Structural setting of late Svecofennian granites and pegmatites in Uusimaa Belt, SW Finland: Age constraints and implications for crustal evolution. Skyttä, P., Mänttäri, I. (2008). Precambrian Research 164, 86-109

Age, tectonic setting and petrogenesis of the Habo Volcanic Suite: New evidence for an active continental margin setting for the Transscandinavian Igneous Belt. Appelquist, K., Cornell, D., Brander, L. (2008). GFF 130, 123-138

The tectonothermal evolution and provenance of the Tyrone Central Inlier, Ireland: Grampian imbrication of an outboard Laurentian microcontinent. Chew, D., Flowerdew, M.J., Page, L., Crowley, Q., Daly, J.S., Cooper, M., Whitehouse, M.J. (2008). Journal of the Geological Society, London, 165, 675-685

The Kullaberg peninsula – a glimpse of the Proterozoic evolution of SW Fennoscandia. Söderlund, U., Karlsson, C., Johansson, L. Karlsson, K., (2008). GFF 130, 1-10

Early Palaeozoic orogenic collapse and voluminous late-tectonic magmatism in Dronning Maud Land and Mozambique: insights into the partially delaminated orogenic root of the East African-Antarctic Orogen. Jacobs, J., Bingen, B., Thomas, R.J., Bauer, W., Wingate, M., Feitio, P. (2008). In M. Satish-Kumar, Y. Motoyoshi, Y. Osanai, Y. Hiroi, and K. Shiraishi, Eds. Geodynamic evolution of East Antarctica: a key to the East-West Gondwana connection. Geological Society, London, Special Publications 308, 69-90

Migratory tectonic switching, western Svecofennian orogen, central Sweden: Constraints from U/Pb zircon and titanite geochronology. Hermansson, T., Stephens, M.B., Corfu, F., Page, L., Andersson, J. (2008). Precambrian Research 161, 250-278

Timing of Palaeoproterozoic intra-orogenic sedimentation in the central Fennoscandian Shield; evidence from detrital zircon in sandstone. Bergman, S., Högdahl, K., Nironen, M., Ogenhall, E., Sjöström, H., Lundqvist, L., Lahtinen, R. (2008). Precambrian Research, 161, 231-249

Long-term convergence along SW Fennoscandia: 330 m.y. of Proterozoic crustal growth. Ahäll, K.-I., Connelly, J. (2008). [Precam Res 161 (2008) 452–472]. Precambrian Research 163, 402-421

Significance of ~1.5 Ga zircon and monazite ages from charnockites in southern Lithuania and NE Poland. Skridlaite, G., Baginski, B. & Whitehouse, M. (2008) Gondwana Research 14, 663-674

The brittle evolution of a major strike -slip fault associated with granite emplacement: A case study of the Leannan Fault, NW Ireland. Kirkland, C.L., Alsop, G.I., Prave, A.R. (2008). Journal of the Geological Society, London 165, 341 – 352

Timing of deformation phases within the South Finland shear zone, SW Finland. Torvela. T., Mänttäri, I., Hermansson, T. (2008). Precambrian Research 160, 277-298

Neoproterozoic igneous complex emplaced along major tectonic boundary in the Kaoko Belt (NW Namibia) - ion probe and laser ablation ICP-MS dating of magmatic and metamorphic zircons. Konopásek, J., Košler, J., Tajčmanová, L., Ulrich, S., Kitt, S.L. (2008). Journal of the Geological Society, London 165, 153 - 165

Continental margin magmatism and migmatisation in the west-central Fennoscandian Shield. Högdahl. K., Sjöström, H., Andersson, U.B., Ahl, M., (2008). Lithos 102, 435-459

Monazite geochronology in central New England: Evidence for a fundamental terrane boundary. Spear FS, Cheney JT, Pyle JM, Harrison TM, Layne G (2008) J Metamorph Geol 26: 317-329

U-Pb zircon geochronology and Ti-in zircon thermometry of large-volume low 6180 magmas of the Miocene Yellowstone hotspot. Cathey HE, Nash BP, Allen CM, Campbell IH, Valley JW and Kita N (2008) 18th V. M. Goldschmidt Conference, Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta, Suppl., 72, A143.

The basement of Calabria (southern Italy) within the context of the Southern European Variscides: LA-ICPMS and SIMS U-Pb zircon study. Francesca Micheletti, Annamaria Fornelli, Giuseppe Piccarreta, Pierre Barbey and Massimo Tiepolo, Lithos Volume 104, Issues 1-4, pp 1-11, August 2008

New age constraints on emplacement of the Cévenol granitoids, South French Massif Central. Stéphanie Brichau, Jean-Patrick Respaut and Patrick Monié, International Journal of Earth Sciences, Volume 97, Number 4 , pp 725-738, July 2008

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Geochronology - 2007

Thermal events documented in Hadean zircons by ion microprobe depth profiles. Trail, D., Mojzsis, S.J., and Harrison, T.M., Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta 71, 4044-4065 (2007)

Latest Precambrian to Early Cambrian U-Pb zircon ages of augen gneisses from Calabria (Italy), with inference to the Alboran microplate in the evolution of the peri-Gondwana terranes. Francesca Micheletti, Pierre Barbey, Annamaria Fornelli, Giuseppe Piccarreta and Etienne Deloule, International Journal of Earth Sciences, Volume 96, Number 5, pp 843-860, October 2007

Hydrothermal zircons: A tool for ion microprobe U-Pb dating of gold mineralization (Tamlalt-Menhouhou gold deposit - Morocco). Pelleter E , Cheilletz A , Gasquet D , Mouttaqi A, Annich M, El Hakour A , Deloule E, and Féraud G , Chemical Geology, 245, pp 135-161 (2007)

Mobility of trace elements and oxygen in zircon during metamorphism: consequences for geochemical tracing. Martin, L. , Duchêne S., Deloule E., Vanderhaegue O., Earth and Planetary Science Letters , 267, 161-174 (2007)

Is there a Grenvillian basement in the Guerrero-Morelos Platform of Mexico? G. Levresse, J. Tritlla, E. Deloule, P. Pinto-Linares, Geologica Acta, Vol.5, Nº 2, pp 167-175 (2007)

Age, provenance and post-deposition metamorphic overprint of detrital zircons from the Nathorst Land group (NE Greenland)-A LA-ICP-MS and SIMS study. Bruno Dhuime, Delphine Bosch, Olivier Bruguier, Renaud Caby and Simone Pourtales. Precambrian Research, Volume 155, Issues 1-2, 5, Pages 24-46, May 2007

Age of the Wirgane granodiorite intrusions (Western High-Atlas, Morocco): New U-Pb constraints. Aatika Eddif, Dominique Gasquet, Christian Hoepffner and Gilles Levresse. Journal of African Earth Sciences, Volume 47, Issues 4-5, pp 227-231, April 2007

The Crystallization Age of Eucrite Zircon. G. Srinivasan, M. J. Whitehouse, I. Weber, and A. Yamaguchi, Science 317, 345-347 (July 2007)

Magmatic and Crustal Differentiation History of Granitic Rocks from Hf-O Isotopes in Zircon. Kemp A.I.S., Hawkesworth C.J., Foster G.L., Paterson B.A., Woodhead J.D. , Hergt J.M., Gray C.M. and Whitehouse MJ, Science 315, 980-983 (February 2007)

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Trace elements

Trace elements - 2015

Short magmatic residence times of quartz phenocrysts in Patagonian rhyolites associated with Gondwana breakup. Seitz S, Putlitz B, Baumgartner L.P., Escrig S., Meibom A., Bouvier A.-S. (2015), Geology, Volume 44, No 1, Pages 67-70. (doi:10.1130/G37232.1)

Volatile concentrations in olivine-hosted melt inclusions from the Columbia River flood basalts and associated lavas of the Oregon Plateau: Implications for magma genesis. Joan A. Cabato, Christopher J. Stefano, Samuel B. Mukasa (2015), Chemical Geology, Volume 392, Pages 59-73, doi:10.1016/j.chemgeo.2014.11.015.

Constraints from melt inclusions on depths of magma residence at intermediate magma supply along the Galapagos Spreading Center. Colman, A., Sinton, J.M., and Wanless, V.D. (2015), Earth and Planetary Science Letters, Volume 412, Pages 122-131. doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2014.12.007.

The magmatic Architecture of Taney Seamount-A, NE Pacific Ocean. Coumans, J.P., Stix, J., Clague, D.A., and Minarik, W.G. (2015), Journal of Petrology, Volume 56, Issue 6, pages 1037-1067. doi: 10.1093/petrology/egv027.

Pressure and temperature dependence of CO2 solubility in hydrous rhyolitic melt: implications for carbon transfer to mantle source of volcanic arcs via partial melt of subducting crustal lithologies. Duncan, M.S., and Dasgupta,R. (2015) Contrib Mineral Petrol, 169:54, doi:10.1007/s00410-015-1144-5.

Melt inclusion evidence for CO2-rich melts beneath the western branch of the East African Rift: implications for long-term storage of volatiles in the deep lithospheric mantle. Hudgins, T.R., Mukasa, S.B., Simon, A.C., Moore, G., and Barifaijo, E. (2015), Contrib Mineral Petrol, 169:46, doi:10.1007/s00410-015-1140-9.
Melting the hydrous, subarc mantle: the origin of primitive andesites. Mitchell, A.L., and Grove, T.L. (2015), Contrib Meneral Petrol, 170:13, doi:10.1007/s00410-015-1161-4.

A glimpse into Augustine Volcano’s Pleistocene past: Insight from the petrology of a massive rhyolite deposit. Nadeau, P.A., Webster, J.D., Mandeville, C.W., Goldoff, B.A., Shimizu, N., and Monteleone, B. (2015), Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, Volume 304, Pages 304-323, doi:10.1016/j.jvolgeores.2015.07.034.

Fabric development during exhumation from ultrahigh-pressure in an eclogite-bearing shear zone, Western Gneiss Region, Norway. Renedo, R.N., Nachlas, W.O., Whitney, D.L., Teysseir, C., Piazolo, S., Gordon, S.M., and Fossen, H. (2015), Journal of Structural Geology, Volume 71, Pages 58-70, doi:10.1016/j.jsg.2014.09.012.

High Fluorine and Chlorine in a Chromite-Hosted Melt Inclusion from Apollo 12 Olivine Basalt 12035. Singer. J. A., Greenwood, J. P., Itoh, S., Sakamoto, N. and Yurimoto, H. (2015), 46th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, LPI Contribution No. 1832, p.2040.

urCl-KREEP? Cl-Rich Glasses in KREEP Basalts 15382 and 15386 and Their Implications for Lunar Geochemistry. Greenwood, J. P., Sakamoto, N., Itoh, S., Singer, J. A. and Yurimoto, H. (2015), 46th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, LPI Contribution No. 1832, p.2045.

Mineralogical anatomy and implications of a Ti-Sc-rich ultrarefractory inclusion from Sayh al Uhaymir 290 CH3 chondrite. Zhang, A.-C., Ma, C., Sakamoto, N., Wang, R.-C., Hsu, W.-B. and Yurimoto, H. (2015), Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta Volume 163, Pages 27-39, doi: 10.1016/j.gca.2015.04.052.

Hydrogen self-diffusivity in single crystal ringwoodite: Implications for water content and distribution in the mantle transition zone. Sun, W., Yoshino, T., Sakamoto, N. and Yurimoto, H. (2015), Geophys. Res. lett. Volume 42, Issue 16, Pages 6582-6589, doi: 10.1002/2015GL064486.

Comparative compressibility of hydrous wadsleyite and ringwoodite: Effect of H2O and implications for detecting water in the transition zone. Chang, Y.-Y., S. D. Jacobsen, C. R. Bina, S.-M. Thomas, J. R. Smyth, D. J. Frost, T. Boffa Ballaran, C. A. McCammon, E. H. Hauri, T. Inoue, H. Yurimoto, Y. Meng and P. Dera (2015), Journal of Geophys. Res. Solid Earth, Volume 120, pages 8259-8280, doi:10.1002/2015JB012123.

New constraints on upper mantle creep mechanism inferred from silicon grain-boundary diffusion rates. Fei, H., Koizumi, S., Sakamoto, N., Hashiguchi, M., Yurimoto, H., Marquardt, K., Miyajima, N., Yamazaki, D. and Katsura, T. (2015), Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., Volume 433, Pages 350-359, doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2015.11.014.

Hydrous Phase Relations and Trace Element Partitioning Behaviour in Calcareous Sediments at Subduction-Zone Conditions. Carter L.B., Skora S., Blundy J.D., de Hoog J.C.M. and Elliott T. (2015), Journal of Petrology, Volumn 56, Pages 1585-1605.

Origin of Basalts by Hybridization in Andesite-dominated Arcs. Cassidy M., Edmonds M., Watt S.F.L., Palmer M.R. and Gernon T.M (2015), Journal of Petrology, Volume 56, Issue 2, Pages 325-346.

First recorded eruption of Nabro volcano, Eritrea, 2011. Goitom B., Oppenheimer C., Hammond J.O.S., Grandin R., Barnie T., Donovan A., Ogubazhghi G., Yohannes E., Kibrom G., Kendall M., Carn S.A., Fee D., Sealing C., Keir D., Ayele A., Blundy J., Hamlyn J., Wright T. and Beher S. (2015), Bulletin Volcanology, Volume 85, 77.

Diffusive over-hydration of olivine-hosted melt inclusions. Hartley M.E., Neave D.A., Maclennan J., Edmonds M. and Thordarson T. (2015), Earth & Planetary Science Letters, volume 425, pages 168-178. DOI:10.1016/j.epsl.2015.06.008.

The evolution and storage of primitive melts in the Eastern Volcanic Zone of Iceland: the 10ka Grímsvötn tephra series (i.e. the Saksunarvatn ash). Neave D., Maclennan J., Thordarsson T. and Hartley M.E. (2015), Contrib. Mineral. Petrol 170:21, 23 pages. DOI 10.1007/s00410-015-1170-3.

Experimental phase equilibria of a Mount St. Helens rhyodacite: a framework for interpreting crystallization paths in degassing silicic magmas. Riker J.M., Blundy J.D., Rust A.C., Botcharnikov R.W. and Humphreys M.C.S (2015), Contrib. Mineral. Petrol. 170:6, 22 pages.

Diamondiferous subcontinental lithospheric mantle of the northeastern Siberian Craton: Evidence from mineral inclusions in alluvial diamonds. Shatsky V.S., Zedgenizov D.A., Ragozin A.L. and Kalinina V.V. (2015), Gondwana Research, Volume 28, Issue 1, Pages 106-120. DOI:10.1016/

Hydrous Phase Relations and Trace Element Partitioning Behaviour in Calcareous Sediments at Subduction-Zone Conditions. Skora S., Blundy J.D., Brooker R.A., Green E.C.R., de Hoog J.C.M., and Connolly J.A.D. (2015), Journal of Petrology, Volume 56, Issue 5, Pages 953-980. DOI: 10.1093/petrology/egv024.

New constraints on electron-beam induced halogen migration in apatite. Stock M.J., Humphreys, M.C.S., Smith V.C., Johnson R.D., Pyle D.M. and EIMF (2015), American Mineralogist, Volume 100, Pages 281-293. DOI: 10.2138/am-2015-4949.

Quantifying physiological influences on otolith microchemistry. Sturrock A.M., Hunter E., Milton J.A., EIMF, Johnson R.C., Waring C.P. and Trueman C.N. (2015), Methods in Ecology and Evolution, Volume 6, Issue 7, Pages 806-816. DOI: 10.1111/2041-210X.12381.

Experimental determination of REE partition coefficients between zircon, garnet and melt: a key to understanding high-T crustal processes. Taylor R.J.M., Harley S.L., Hinton R.W., Elphick S., Clark C. and Kelly N.M (2015), Journal of Metamorphic Geology. Volume 33, Issue 3, Pages 231-248. DOI: 10.1111/jmg.12118.

Petrogenesis of Malaysian granitoids in the Southeast Asian Tin Belt: Part 1. Geochemical and Sr-Nd isotopic characteristics. NG, S.W.-P., CHUNG, S.-L., ROBB, L.J., SEARLE, M.P., GHANI, A.A., WHITEHOUSE, M.J., OLIVER, G.J.H., SONE, M., GARDINER, N.J., ROSELEE, M.H. (2015), Geological Society of America Bulletin, Volume 127, Pages 1209-1237. DOI: 10.1130/B31213.1.

A comparison of benthic foraminiferal Mn/Ca and sedimentary Mn/Al as proxies of relative bottom-water oxygenation in the low-latitude NE Atlantic upwelling system. McKAY C.L., GROENDEVELD, J., FILIPSSON, H.L., GALLEGO-TORRES, D., WHITEHOUSE, M.J., TOYOFUKU, T., ROMERO, O.E. (2015). Biogeosciences, Volume 12, Pages 5415-5428. DOI:10.5194/bg-12-5415-2015.

Distribution of halogens between fluid and apatite during fluid-mediated replacement processes. KUSEBAUCH, C., JOHN, T., WHITEHOUSE, M.J., KLEMME, S., PUTNIS, A., (2015). Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, Volume 170, Pages 1-18.

Nitrogen distribution between aqueous fluids and silicate melts.
Li, Y., Huang, R.F., Wiedenbeck, M., Keppler, H. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 411, 218-228 (2015). DOI:10.1016/j.epsl.2014.11.050.

Magmatic plumbing at Lucky Strike Volcano based on olivine-hosted melt inclusion compositions. Wanless, V.D., Shaw, A.M., Behn, M.D., Soule, S.A., Escartin, J., and Hamelin, C. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, Volume 16, Issue 1, Pages 126–147, January (2015) DOI:10.1002/2014GC005517.

Megacrystals track magma convection between reservoir and surface. Moussallam Y., Oppenheimer C., Scaillet B., Buisman I., Kimball C., Dunbar N., Burgisser A., Schippet I., Andújar J.and Kyle P. (2015) Earth and Planetary Science Letters, Volume 413, Pages 1-12. doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2014.12.022

Trace elements - 2014

Crystal uptake into aphyric arc melts: insights from two-pyroxene pseudo-decompression paths, plagioclase hygrometry, and measurement of hydrogen in olivines from mafic volcanics of SW Japan. Zellmer G. F., Sakamoto N., Iizuka Y., Miyoshi M., Tamura Y., Hsieh H.-H. and Yurimoto H. (2014), In Orogenic Andesites and Crustal Growth, Geological Society of London, Special Publications, Volume 385, Pages 161-184, doi: 10.1144/SP385.3.

Arsenic alters uptake and distribution of sulphur in Pteris vittata. Watanabe, T., Kouho, R. A. N., Katayose, T., Kitajima, N., Sakamoto, N., Yamaguchi, N., Shinano, T., Yurimoto, H. and Osaki, M. (2014) Plant, Cell and Environment, Volume 37, Issue 1, Pages 45-53, doi: 10.1111/pce.12124.

The Role of Volatiles in the Genesis, Evolution and Eruption of Arc Magmas. G. F. Zellmer, M. Edmonds and S. M. Straub, Geological Society, Special Publication 410.

Corals concentrate dissolved inorganic carbon to facilitate calcification. Allison N., Cohen I., Erez J., Tudhope A.W. and Edinburgh Ion Microprobe Facility (2014), Nature Communications, Volume 5, Article number 5741. DOI:10.1038/ncomms6741.

Hydrogen incorporation and charge balance in natural zircon. De Hoog J.C.M, Lissenberg. C.J., Brooker R.A., Hinton R., Trail D., Hellebrand E. and EIMF (2014), Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta, Volume 141, Pages 472-486. DOI:10.1016/j.gca.2014.06.033.

Titanium- and water-rich metamorphic olivine in high-pressure serpentinites from the Voltri Massif (Ligurian Alps, Italy): evidence for deep subduction of high-field strength and fluid-mobile elements. De Hoog J.C.M., Hattori K. and Jung H. (2014), Contrib. Mineral. Petrol., 167:990. DOI10.1007/s00410-014-0990-x.

A predictive thermodynamic model for element partitioning between plagioclase and melt as a function of pressure, temperature and composition. Dohmen R. and Blundy J. (2014), American Journal of Science, Volume 314, Pages 1319–1372. DOI: 10.2475/09.2014.04.

Accessory Mineral Behaviour in Granulite Migmatites: a Case Study from the Kerala Khondalite Belt, India. Harley S.L. and Nandakumar V (2014), Journal of Petrology, Volume 55, Issue 10, Pages 1965-2002. DOI: 10.1093/petrology/egu047.

Reconstructing the deep CO2 degassing behaviour of large basaltic fissure eruptions. Hartley M.E., Maclennan J., Edmonds M. and Thordarson T. (2014), Earth & Planetary Science Letters. Volume 393, Pages 120-131. DOI:10.1016/j.epsl.2014.02.031.

Distribution of dissolved water in magmatic glass records growth and resorption of bubbles. McIntosh I.M., Llewellin E.W., Humphreys M.C.S., Nichols A.R.L., Burgisser A., Schipper C.I. and Larsen J.F. (2014), Earth and Planetary Science Letters, Volume 401, Pages 1-11. DOI:10.1016/j.epsl.2014.05.037.

Apatite: A new redox proxy for silicic magmas? Miles A., Graham C., Hawkesworth C., Gillespie M., Hinton R., Bromiley and EMMAC (2014), Geochim. Comochim. Acta, Volume 132, Pages 101-119. DOI:10.1016/j.gca.2014.01.040.

Petrological imaging of an active pluton beneath Cerro Uturuncu, Bolivia. Muir D.D., Blundy J.D., Hutchinson M.C. and Rust A.C (2014), Contrib. Mineral. Petrol. Volume 167, Pages 1-25.

Silica burial enhanced by iron limitation in oceanic upwelling margins. Pichevin L.E., Ganeshram R.S., Geibert W., Thunell R. and Hinton R (2014), Nature Geoscience 7, Pages 541-546. DOI:10.1038/ngeo2181.

Subduction, ophiolite genesis and collision history of Tethys adjacent to the Eurasian continental margin: new evidence from the Eastern Pontides, Turkey. Robertson A., Parlak O., Ustaömer T., Taslı K., İnan N., Dumitrica P. and Karaoğlan F. (2014), Geodinamica Acta, Volume 26, Issue 3-4, Pages 230-293. DOI:10.1080/09853111.2013.877240.

Magma mixing and high fountaining during the 1959 Kīlauea Iki eruption, Hawai‘i. Sides I., Edmonds M., Maclennan J., Houghton B.F., Swanson D.A. and Steele-MacInnis M.J. (2014), Earth & Planetary Science Letters. Volume 400, Pages 102-112. DOI:10.1016/j.epsl.2014.05.024.

Eruption style at Kīlauea Volcano in Hawai‘I linked to primary melt composition. Sides I., Edmonds M., Maclennan J., Swanson D.A., and Houghton B.F. (2014), Nature Geoscience 7, Pages 464-469. DOI:10.1038/ngeo2140.

Oxidised phase relations of a primitive basalt from Grenada, Lesser Antilles. Stamper C.C., Melekhova E., Blundy J.D., Arculus R.J., Humphreys M.C.S. and Brooker R.A (2014), Contrib. Mineral. Petrol. 167:954 (20 pages). DOI:10.1007/s00410-013-0954-6.

Merwinite in diamond from São Luiz, Brazil: A new mineral of the Ca-rich mantle environment. Zedgenizov D.A., Shatsky A., Ragozin A.L., Kagi H., and Shatsky V.S. (2014), American Mineralogist, Volume 99, Issue 2-3, Pages 547-550. DOI: 10.2138/am.2014.4767.

Accurate analysis of shallowly implanted solar wind ions by SIMS backside depth profiling.
V.S. Heber, K.D. McKeegan, D.S. Burnett, J.Duprat, Y.Guan, A.Jurewicz, C.T. Olinger, S.P. Smith. Chemical Geology, Volume 390, 18 December (2014), Pages 61–73.

Tracking the Martian Mantle Signature in Olivine-Hosted Melt Inclusions of Basaltic Shergottites Yamato 980459 and Tissint. T. J. Peters, J. I. Simon, J. H. Jones, T. Usui, R. Moriwaki, R. Economos, A. Schmitt, and K. McKeegan. Lunar and Planetary Science Conference; 45th; 17-21 Mar. (2014); The Woodlands, TX; United States.

Crystal growth rate effect on Mg/Ca and Sr/Ca partitioning between calcite and fluid: An in situ approach. R.I. Gabitov, A. Sadekov, and A. Leinweber. Chemical Geology Volume 367, 28 February (2014), Pages 70–82.

The Solubility of platinum in silicate melt under reducing conditions: Results from experiments without metal inclusions. Bennett, N.R., Brenan, J.M., and Koga, K.T. (2014). Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 133, Pages 422-442.

Microanalyses link sulfur from large igneous provinces and Mesozoic mass extinctions. Callegaro, S., Baker, D.R., De Min, A., Marzoli, A., Geraki, K., Bertrand, H., Viti, C., and Nestola, F. (2014). Geology, 42, Pages 895-898. doi: 10.1130/G355983.1

Partitioning of Carbon between Fe-rich Alloy Melt and Silicate Melt in a Magma Ocean- Implications for the Abundance and Origin of Volatiles in Earth, Mars, and the Moon. Chi, H., Dasgupta, R., Duncan, M., and Shimizu, N. (2014). Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 139, Pages 447-471.

Contrasting partition behavior of F and Cl during hydrous mantle melting: implications for Cl/F signature in arc magmas. Dalou, C., Koga, K.T., Le Voyer, M., and Shimizu, N. (2014) Progress in Earth and Planetary Science, 1:26.

Hydration of mantle olivine under variable water and oxygen fugacity conditions. Gaetani, G.A., O'Leary, J.A., Koga, K.T., Hauri, E.H., Rose-Koga, E.F., and Monteleone, B.D. (2014) Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 167:965. DOI 10.1007/s00410-014-0965-y.

An assessment of the reliability of melt inclusions as recorders of the pre-eruptive volatile content of magmas. Esposito, R., Hunter, J. Schiffbauer, J.D., Shimizu, N. and Bodnar, R.J. (2014). American Mineralogist, Volume 99, Issue 5-6, Pages 976–998. DOI: 10.2138/am.2014.4574.

Exploring the effect of lithium on pegmatitic textures: An experimental study. Maneta, V. and Baker, D.R. (2014). American Mineralogist, Volume 99, Issue 7, Pages 1193-1520.

Titanium concentration in quartz as a record of multiple deformation mechanisms in an extensional shear zone. Nachlas, W.O., Whitney, D.L., Teyssier, C., Bagley, B., and Mulch, A. (2014). Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems. Volume 15, Issue 4, Pages 1374-1397. DOI: 10.1002/2013GC005200

Volatile (F and Cl) concentrations in Iwate olivine-hosted melt inclusions indicating low-temperature subduction. Rose-Koga, E.F., Koga, K.T., Hamada, M., Helouis, T., Whitehouse, M.J., and Shimizu, N. (2014). Earth, Planets and Space, 66:81. DOI: 10.1186/1880-5981-66-81.

Early accretion of water in the inner solar system from a carbonaceous chondrite-like source. Sarafian, A.R., Nielsen, S.G., Marschall, H.R., McCubbin, F.M., and Monteleone, B.D. (2014). Science, Volume 346, No 6209, Pages 623-626. DOI: 10.1126/science.1256717.

Variations in melting dynamics and mantle compositions along the Eastern Volcanic Zone of the Gakkel Ridge: insights from olivine-hosted melt inclusions. Wanless, V.D., Behn, M.D., Shaw, A.M., and Plank, T. (2014). Contrib. Mineral. Petrol, 167, 1005. DOI 10.1007/s00410-014-1005-7

C-O-H-Cl-S-F volatile solubilities, partitioning, and mixing in phonolitic-trachytic melts and aqueous-carbonic vapor + saline liquid at 200 MPa. Webster, J.D., Goldoff, B., Sintoni, M.F., Shimizu, N., and De Vivo, B. (2014) Journal of Petrology. Volume 55, Issue 11, Pages 2217-2248. doi: 10.1093/petrology/egu055.

Trace metal (Mg/Ca and Sr/Ca) analyses of single coccoliths by Secondary Ion Mass Spectrometry. Prentice K., Dunkley-Jones T., Lees J., Young J., Bown P., Langer G., Fear S. and EIMF (2014). Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta. Volume 146, Pages 90-106. doi:10.1016/j.gca.2014.09.041

Melt mixing causes negative correlation of trace element enrichment and CO2 content prior to an Icelandic eruption. Neave D., Maclennan J., Edmonds M. and Thordarsson T. (2014) Earth and Planetary Science Letters. Volume 400, Pages 272-283. doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2014.05.050.

Terminal Particle from Stardust Track 130: Probable Al-rich Chondrule Fragment from Comet Wild 2. Joswiak DJ, Nakashima D, Brownlee DE, Matrajt G, Ushikubo T, Kita NT, Messenger S and Ito M (2014). Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta Volume 144, Pages 277-298. doi: 10.1016/j.gca.2014.08.017.

Lying in wait: deep and shallow evolution of dacite beneath Volcán de Santa María, Guatemala, in: Georg F. Zellmer (ed) Orogenic Andesites and Crustal Growth. Singer BS, Jicha BR, Fournelle JH, Beard BL, Johnson CM, Smith KE, Greene SE, Kita NT, Valley JW, Spicuzza MJ and Rogers NW (2014). Geological Society, London, Special Publications Volume 385, Pages 209-234. doi: 10.1144/SP385.2.


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Trace elements - 2013

Compositional gaps in igneous rock suites controlled by magma heat and water content. Melekhova E. and Blundy J. (2013), Nature geoscience, Volume 6, Pages 385-390. DOI:10.1038/ngeo1781.

P-T-D histories from quartz: A case study of the application of the TitaniQ thermobarometer to progressive fabric development in metapelites.
Ashley, K.T., Webb, L.E., Spear, F.S., and Thomas, J.B. (2013). Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, Volume 14, Issue 9, Pages 3821-3843. DOI: 10.1002/ggge.20237

Magma storage, transport and degassing during the 2008–10 summit eruption at Kilauea Volcano, Hawai‘i. Edmonds M., Sides I.R., Swanson D.A., Werner C., Martin R.S., Mather T.A., Herd R.A., Jones R.L., Mead M.I., Sawyer G., Roberts T.J., Sutton A.J. and Elias T (2013) Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta. Volume 123, Pages 284-301. doi:10.1016/j.gca.2013.05.038

Crystal Melt Relationships and the Record of Deep Mixing and Crystallization in the AD 1783 Laki Eruption, Iceland.


David A. Neave, Emma Passmore, John Maclennan, Godfrey Fitton and Thorvaldur Thordarson (2013). Journal of Petrology 54 N° 8 1661-1690.

The volatile content of Vesta: Clues from apatite in eucrites.Sarafian, A.R., Roden, M.F., and Patino-Douce, A.E. (2013). Meteoritics and Planetary Science: 1-20, doi: 10.1111/maps.12124.

Magmatic-hydrothermal evolution and devolatilization beneath Merapi volcano, Indonesia.Nadeau, O., Williams-Jones, A.E., and Stix , J. (2013). Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, in press.

On the occurrence of the scimitar-toothed cat, Homotherium latidens (Carnivora; Felidae), at Kents Cavern, England.McFarlane, D.A. and Lundberg, J. (2013). Journal of Archaeological Science 40: 1629-1635.

Carbon solution and partitioning between metallic and silicate melts in a shallow magma ocean: Implications for the origin and distribution of terrestrial carbon.Dasgupta, R., Chi, H., Shimizu, N., Buono, A.S. and Walker, D. (2013). Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 102: 191-121.

Post-entrapment modification of volatiles and oxygen fugacity in olivine-hosted melt inclusions.Bucholz, C.E., Gaetani, G.A., Behn, M.D., and Shimizu, N. (2013). Earth and Planetary Science Letters 374: 145-155.

Boreal feather mosses secrete chemical signals to gain nitrogen.Bay, G., Nahar, N., Oubre, M., Whitehouse, M. J., Wardle, D. A., Zackrisson, O., Nilsson, M-C., Rasmussen, U. (2013). New Phytologist 200, 54–60.

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Trace elements - 2012

Olivine-wadsleyite-pyroxene topotaxy: Evidence for coherent nucleation and diffusion-controlled growth at the 410-km discontinuity. Smyth J. R., Miyajima N., Huss G. R., Hellebrand E., Rubie D. C. and Frost D. J. (2012) Physics of Earth and Planetary Interiors 200-201, 85-91.

Boron- and magnesium-rich marine brines at the origin of giant unconformity-related uranium deposits: δ11B evidence from Mg-tourmalines. Julien Mercadier, Antonin Richard, and Michel Cathelineau. Geology. Volume 40, No.3, January 2012, Pages 231-234. doi: 10.1130/G32509.1

Forsterite bearing type B refractory inclusions from CV3 chondrites: From aggregates to volatilize melt droplets. Bullock E. S., MacPherson G. J., Nagashima K., Krot A. N., Petaev M. I., Jacobsen S. B. and Ulyanov A. A. (2012) Meteorit. Planet. Sci. 47, 2128-2147.

Calcium-aluminum-rich inclusions with relict ultra-refractory inclusions rich in Zr, Y, and Sc from Efremovka and North West Africa 3118 CV3 carbonaceous chondrites: Evidence for multistage formation in oxygen isotopic reservoirs of variable composition. Ivanova M. A., Nagashima K., Krot A. N. and MacPherson G. J. (2012) Meteorit. Planet. Sci. 47, 2107-2127.

Ferric ion and water incorporation in wadsleyite under hydrous and oxidizing conditions: A XANES, Mossbauer, and SIMS study.
Bolfan-Casanova N., Munoz M., McCammon C., Deloule E., Ferot A., Demouchy S., France L., Andrault D. and Pascarelli S. (2012). Am. Mineral., 97, 1483-1493.

Decadal to monthly timescales of magma transfer and reservoir growth at a caldera volcano.Druitt T. H., Costa F., Deloule E., Dungan M., Scaillet B. (2012). Nature, 482, 77-80.

Evidence of evaporites in the genesis of the vanadian grossular 'tsavorite' deposit in Namalulu, Tanzania. Feynerol J., Ohnenstetter D., Giuliani G., Fallick A. E., Rollion-Bard C., Robert J.-L. and Malisa E. P. (2012). The Can. Mineral., 50, 745-769.

Evidence of water degassing during emplacement and crystallization of 2.7 Ga komatiites from the Agnew-Wiluna greenstone belt, Western Australia.Fiorentini M. L., Bresford S. W., Stone W. E. and Deloule E. (2012). Contrib. Mineral. Petrol., 164, 143-155.

The volatile inventory (F, Cl, Br, S, C) of magmatic apatite: An integrated analytical approach. Marks, M.A.W., Wenzel, T., Whitehouse, M.J., Loose, M., Zack, T., Barth, M., Worgard, L., Krasz, V., Eby, G.N., Stosnach, H. & Markl, G. (2012). Chemical Geology 291, 241-255.

Mantle source heterogeneity for South Tyrrhenian magmas revealed by Pb isotopes and halogen contents of olivine-hosted melt inclusions. Rose Koga, E.F., Koga, K.T., Schiano, P., Le Voyer, M., Shimizu, N., Whitehouse, M.J. & Clocchiatti, R. (2012). Chemical Geology 334, 266-279.

The skeletal geochemistry of the sclerosponge Astrosclera willeyana: implications for biomineralisation processes and palaeoenvironmental reconstruction. Allison N. and Tudhope A.W. and EIMF (2012). Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 313-314 70-77.

Carbon dioxide in pollucite, a feldspathoid with the ideal composition (Cs,Na)16Al16Si32O96.nH2O. Bellatreccia F, Della Ventura G, Gatta G.D, Guidi M.C. and Harley S.L. (2012). Mineral. Mag. 76 903-911.

An experimental study of trace element partitioning between zircon and melt as a function of oxygen fugacity Source. Burnham A.D. and Berry A.J. (2012). Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta. 95 196 -212

Two phases of sulphide saturation in Réunion magmas: Evidence from cumulates. Collins S.J., Maclennan J., Pyle D.M. Barnes S.J. and Upton B.G.J. (2012). Earth Planet. Sci. Lett. 337-338 104-113

Magma storage conditions beneath Dabbahu Volcano (Ethiopia) constrained by petrology, seismicity and satellite geodesy. Field L., Blundy J., Brooker R.A., Wright T and Yirgu G (2012). Bull. Volcanol. 74 981-1004

Complexity in the behavior and recrystallization of monazite during high-T metamorphism and fluid infiltration. Kelly N.M., Harley S.L. and Möller A (2012). Chem. Geol. 322-323 192-208

Reconstructing the growth history of bubbles in magma from preserved volatile concentrations in glass. McIntosh I.M. et al. (2012). Volcanic and Igneous Petrology meeting (Nov 2011)

Trace element geochemistry of nyerereite and gregoryite phenocrysts from natrocarbonatite lava, Oldoinyo Lengai, Tanzania: Implications for magma mixing. Mitchell R. and Kamenetsky V.S. (2012). Lithos 152 56-65

Melt inclusion constraints on the magma source of Eyjafjallajökull 2010 flank eruption J.. Moune S., Sigmarsson O., Schiano P., Thordarson T. and Keiding J.K. (2012). Geophys. Res. 117 1-13

Melting, Differentiation and Degassing at the PantelleriaVolcano, Italy J. Neave D.A., Fabbro G., Herd R.A., Petrone C.M. and Edmonds M (2012). Petrol. 53 637-663

Monazite solubility in hydrous melts at high pressure conditions relevant to subduction zone metamorphism. Skora S. and Blundy J. (2012). Earth Planet. Sci. Lett. 321-322 104-114

Growth medium composition of coated diamonds from the Sytykanskaya kimberlite pipe (Yakutia). Skuzovatov S.Y., Zedgenizov D.A., Ragozin A.L. and Shatsky V.S (2012). Russian Geology and Geophysics 53 1197-1208

Eclogite formation beneath the northern Slave craton constrained by diamond inclusions: Oceanic lithospheric origin without a crustal signature. Smart K. A., Chacko T., Stachel T., Stern R.A., Ickbert R.B. and EIMF (2012). Earth Planet. Sci. Lett. 319-320 165-177

CO2 variability in mid-ocean ridge basalts from syn-emplacement degassing: Constraints on eruption dynamics. Soule, S.A., Nakata, D.D., Fornari, D.J., Fundis, A.T., Perfit, M.R. and Kurz, M.D. (2012). Earth and Planetary Science Letters 327:39-49.

B/Ca ratios in coccoliths and relationship to calcification vesicle pH and dissolved inorganic carbon concentrations. Stoll, H., Langer, G., Shimizu, N. and Kanamaru, K. (2012). Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta 80, 143-157.

Lower crustal crystallization and melt evolution at mid-ocean ridges. Wanless, D, and Shaw, A.M. (2012). Nature Geoscience, 5, 651–655 (2012)

Productivity response of calcareous nannoplankton to Eocene Thermal Maximum 2 (ETM2). Dedert, M., Stoll, H.M., Kroon, D., Shimizu, N., Kanamaru, K. and Ziveri, P. (2012). Climate of the Past 8:977-993.

Effect of fluorine on near-liquidus phase equilibria of an Fe-Mg rich basalt. Filiberto, J., Wood, J., Dasgupta, R., Shimizu, N., Le, L. and Treiman, A.H. (2012). Chemical Geology 312-313:118-126.

Rapid re-equilibration of H2O and oxygen fugacity in olivine-hosted melt inclusions. Gaetani, G.A., O’Leary, J.A., Shimizu, N., Bucholz, C.E., and Newville, M. (2012). Geology, 40:915-918.

Controls on long-term low explosivity at andesitic arc volcanoes. Koleszar, A.M., Kent, A.J., Wallace, P.J. and Scott, W.E. (2012). Insights from Mount Hood, Oregon, Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research 219- 220:1-14.

Pb isotope variations and halogen concentrations in olivine-hosted melt inclusions from South Tyrhenian magmas. Rose-Koga, E.F., Koga, K.T., Schiano, P., Le Voyer, M., Shimizu, N., Whitehouse, M.J., and Clocchiatti, R. (2012). Chemical Geology, in press.

Long-term Preservation of slab signatures in mantle inferred from hydrogen isotopes. Shaw, A.M., Hauri, E.H., Behn, M.D., Hilton, D.R., Macpherson, C.G. and Sinton, J.M. (2012). Nature Geoscience 5:224-228.

Zirconium in rutile speedometry: new constraints on lower crustal cooling rates and residence temperatures. Blackburn, T., Shimizu, N., Bowring, S.A., Schoene, B. and Mahan, K. H. (2012). Earth and Planetary Science Letters 317-318:231-240.

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Trace elements - 2011

Extremely Na- and Cl-rich chondrule from the CV3 carbonaceous chondrite Allende.
Wasserburg, G. J., Hutcheon I. D., Aléon J., Ramon E. C., Krot A. N, Nagashima K., and Brearley A. J. (2011) Geochimica Cosmochimica Acta, 75, 4752-4770.





Geochemical biosignatures preserved in microbially altered basaltic glasses.Banerjee, N.R., Izawa, M.R.M., Sapers, H.M., Whitehouse, M.J. (2011). Surface and Interface Analysis 43, 452-457.

Archean crustal evolution of the Suomussalmi district as part of the Kianta Complex, Karelia: Constraints from geochemistry and isotopes of granitoids.Mikkola, P., Huhma, H., Heilimo, E. & Whitehouse, M. (2011). Lithos 125, 287-307.

Experimental determination of F and Cl partitioning between lherzolite and basaltic melt. Dalou, C., Koga, K. T., Shimizu, N., Boulon, J. and Devidal, J.L. (2011). Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 163:591-609.

Identification and composition of secondary meniscus calcite in fossil coral and the effect on predicted sea surface temperature. Dalbeck P., Cusack M., Dobson P.S., Allison N., Fallick A.E, Tudhope A.W. and EIMF (2011). Chemical Geology 280 314-322

Effects of seawater pH and calcification rate on test Mg/Ca and Sr/Ca in cultured individuals of the benthic, calcitic foraminifera Elphidium williamsoni. Allison N., Austin H., Austin W. and Paterson D.M. (2011) Chem. Geol. 289 171-178

Controls on Sr/Ca and Mg/Ca in scleractinian corals: the effects of Ca-ATPase and transcellular Ca channels on skeletal chemistry. Allison N., Cohen I., Finch A.A., Erez J. and EIMF (2011). Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta 75 6350-6360

The volatile content of hypabyssal kimberlite magmas: some constraints from experiments on natural rock compositions. Bull. Brooker R.A., Sparks R.S.J., Kavanagh J.L. and Field M. (2011) . Volcanol. 73 959-981

Insight into volatile behavior at Nyamuragira volcano (D.R. Congo, Africa) through olivine-hosted melt inclusions. Head, E.M., Shaw, A.M., Wallace, P.J., Sims, K.W.W. and Carn, S.A. (2011) . Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems 12: Q0AB11.

Explosive eruptions at mid-ocean ridges driven by CO2-rich magmas. Helo, C., Longpre, M.A., Shimizu, N., Clague, D.A. and Stix, J. (2011). Nature Geoscience 4:260-263.

Exploring B/Ca as a pH proxy in bivalves: relationships between Mytilus colifornianus B/Ca and environmental data from the northeast Pacific. McCoy, S. J., Robinson, L. F., Pfister, C. A., Wooten, J. T. and Shimizu, N. (2011). Biogeosciences 8:2567-2579.

Along-arc variations in the pre-eruptive H2O contents of Mariana Arc magmas inferred from fractional paths. Parman, S.W., Grove, T.L., Kelley, K.A. and Plank, T. (2011). Journal of Petrology. 52(2):257-278.

Analytical Methods for Sulfur Determination in Glasses, Rocks, Minerals and Fluid Inclusions. Ripley, E.M., Li, C., Moore, C.H., Elswick, E.R., Maynard, J.B., Paul, R.L., Sylvester, P., Seo, J.H. and Shimizu, N. (2011). Reviews in Mineralogy and Geochemistry 73:9-39.

Effects of diagenesis on paleoclimate reconstructions from modern and young fossil corals. Sayani, H.R., Cobb, K.M., Cohen, A.L., W.C. Elliott, W.C., Nurhati, I.S., Dunbar, R.B., Rose, K.A. and Zaunbrecher, L.K. (2011). Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 75:6361-6373.

C-O-H-S fluids and granitic magma: how S partitions and modifies CO2 concentrations of fluid- saturated felsic melt at 200 MPa. Webster, J.D., Goldoff, B. and Shimizu, N. (2011). Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 162:849-865.

Volatile evolution of magma associated with the Solchiaro eruption in the Phlegrean Volcanic District (Italy). Esposito, R., Bodnar, R. J., Danyushevsky, L., De Vivo, B., Fedele, L., Hunter, J., Lima, A. and Shimizu, N. (2011). Journal of Petrology 52:2431-2460.

Rayleigh- based, multi-element coral thermometry: A biomineralization approach to developing climate proxies. Gaetani, G.A., Cohen, A.L., Wang, Z. and Crusius J. (2011). Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 75:1920- 1932.

Silicon in iron meteorite metal. Pack A., Vogel I., Rollion-Bard C., Luais B., and Palme H. (2011). Meteor. Planet. Sci., 46, 1470-1483.

Clinopyroxene–melt trace element partitioning and the development of a predictive model for HFSE and Sc.
Hill E., Blundy J.D. and Wood B.J (2011). Contrib. Mineral. Petrol. 161 423-438.

Experimental Simulation of Closed-System Degassing in the System Basalt H2O CO2 S Cl. Lesne P., Kohn S.C., Blundy J., Witham F., Botcharnikov R.E. and Behrens H. (2011). J. Petrol. 52 1737-1762.

A Partial Record of Mixing of Mantle MeltsPreserved in Icelandic Phenocrysts.Winpenny B. and Maclennan J. (2011). J. Petrol. 52 1791-1812.

Metamorphic alteration, mineral paragenesis and geochemical re-equilibration of early Archean quartz-amphibole-pyroxene gneiss from Akilia, Southwest Greenland. Lepland, A. & Whitehouse, M.J. (2011). International Journal of Earth Sciences 100, 1-22.

Zircon‐scale insights into the history of a Supervolcano, Bishop Tuff, Long Valley, California, with implications for the Ti‐in‐zircon geothermometer.M.R. Reid, J.A. Vazquez, and A.K. Schmitt (2011). Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 161 (2), 293‐311.


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Trace elements - 2010

Water partitioning in the Earth’s mantle. Inoue, T., Wada, T., Sasaki, R. and Yurimoto, H. (2010). Phys. Earth Planet. Inter., 183, 245-251.

Fluid inputs to magma sources of St. Vincent and Grenanda (Lesser Antilles): New insights from trace elements in olivine-hosted melt inclusions.
Bouvier A.-S., Deloule E., and Métrich N. (2010) J. Petrol., 51, 1597-1615.

Constraints on Hadean geodynamics from mineral inclusions in > 4 Ga zircons. M.D. Hopkins, T.M. Harrison, and C.E. Manning (2010) Earth and Planetary Science Letters , doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2010.08.010.

Zircon‐scale insights into the history of a Supervolcano, Bishop Tuff, Long Valley, California, with implications for the Ti‐in‐zircon geothermometer. M.R. Reid, J.A. Vazquez, and A.K. Schmitt (2010) Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 161 (2), 293‐311.

Ion partitioning and the geochemistry of coral skeletons: solving the mystery of the vital effect. Cohen, AL, and Gaetani, GA, (2010) In Ion Partitioning in Ambient-Temperature Aqueous Systems, edited by Prieto, M. and Stoll, H. M., pp. 377-397 European Mineralogical Unions Notes v. 11.

Composition and genesis of depleted mantle peridotites from the Wadi Tayn massif, Oman peridotite: major and trace element geochemistry and Os isotope and PGE systematics. Hanghøj K, Kelemen PB, Hassler D, Goddard M (2010) J Petrology, 51, 201-227.

Two contrasting H2O-rich components in primary melt inclusions from Mount Shasta. Le Voyer, M., Rose-Koga, E.F., Shimizu, N., Grove, T.L., Schiano, P., 2010. J Petrol 51, 1571-1595.

Explosive submarine eruptions driven by volatile-coupled degassing at Loihi Seamount, Hawaii. Schipper, C.I., White, J.D.L., Houghton, B.F., Shimizu, N., Stewart, R.B., 2010. Earth Planet Sci Lett 295, 497-510.

“Poseidic” explosive eruptions at Loihi Seamount, Hawaii. Schipper, C.I., White, J.D.L., Houghton, B.F., Shimizu, N., Stewart, R.B., 2010. Geology 38, 291-294.

Deep pooling of low degree melts and volatile fluxes at the 85ºE segment of the Gakkel Ridge: Evidence from olivine-hosted melt inclusions and glasses. Shaw AM, Behn MD, Humphris SE, Sohn RA, Gregg PM (2010) Earth Planet Sci Lett 289, 311-322.

Trapped melt in the Josephine peridotite: implications for permeability and melt extraction in the upper mantle. Sundberg M, Hirth G, Kelemen PB (2010) J Petrology , 51, 185-200.

Cryptic variations in abyssal peridotite compositions: Evidence for shallow-level melt infiltration in the oceanic lithosphere. Warren JM, Shimizu N (2010) J Petrology 51, 395-423.


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Trace elements - 2009

Phosphorus-Bearing Sulfides and Their Associations in CM Chondrites. M. A. Nazarov, G. Kurat, F. Brandstaetter, T. Ntaflos, M. Chaussidon, and P. Hoppe (2009) Petrology, Vol. 17, No. 2, pp. 101–123.

Sahara 03505 sulfide-rich iron meteorite: Evidence for efficient segregation of sulfide-rich metallic melt during high-degree impact melting of an ordinary chondrite. M. D’Orazio, L. Folco, M Chaussidon, and P. Rochette (2009) Meteoritics & Planetary Science 44, 221–231

53Mn−53Cr systematics of carbonates in CM chondrites: Implications for the timing and duration of aqueous alteration. S. DeLeuw, A.E. Rubin, A.K. Schmitt, and J.T. Wasson (2009) Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 73, 7433‐7442a

Extremely depleted lithospheric mantle and diamonds beneath the southern Zimbabwe Craton. Chris B. Smith, D. Graham Pearson, Galina P. Bulanova, Andrew D. Beard, Richard W. Carlson, Nadine Wittig, Keith Sims, Lovemore Chimuk, Ellah Muchemwa (2009) Lithos 121, 1210-1132

Trace element speleothems as recorders of environmental change. Fairchild I.J. and Tremble P.C. (2009) Quat. Sci. Rev. 28 449-468

Isotopic evidence for rapid continental growth in an extensional accretionary orogen: The Tasmanides, eastern Australia Earth Planet. Kemp A.I.S., Hawkesworth C.J., Collins C.M., Blevin P.L.and EIMF (2009) Sci. Lett. 284 455-466

A snapshot of mantle metasomatism: Trace element analysis of coexisting fluid Earth Planet. Tomlinson E.M., Muller W. and EIMF (2009) Sci. Lett. 279 362-372

Metamorphic zircon, trace elements and Neoarchean metamorphism in the ca. 3.75 Ga Nuvvuagittuq supracrustal belt, Quebec (Canada). N.L. Cates, and S.J. Mojzsis (2009) Chemical Geology 261 (1‐2), doi:10.1016/j.chemgeo.2009.01.023

CO2-rich komatiitic melt inclusions in Cr-spinels within beach sand from Gorgona Island, Colombia. Shimizu K, Shimizu N, Komiya T, Suzuki K, Maruyama S, Tatsumi Y (2009). Eart Planet Sci Lett, doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2009.09.005

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Trace elements - 2008

Metasomatic processes recorded in fibrous diamonds. Tomlinson E.M., Muller W., Hinton R.W., Klein-BenDavid O., Pearson D.G. and Harris J.W. (2008) Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta 72 A950

Evolving east Asian river systems reconstructed by trace element and Pb and Nd isotope variations in modern and ancient Red River-Song Hong sediments. Clift P. D., Long H. V., Hinton R., Ellam R. M., Hannigan R., Tan M. T., Blusztajn J. and Duc N. A. (2008) Geochem. Geophys. Geosyst. 9 Q04039

U and Th zonation in Fish Canyon Tuff zircons: Implications for a zircon (U-Th)/He standard. Dobson K.J., Stuart F.M., Dempster T.J. and EIMF (2008) Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta 72 4745-4755

Invisible gold and arsenic in pyrite from the high-grade Hishikari gold deposit, Japan. Y. Morishita, N. Shimada and K. Shimada. App. Surface Science 255 (2008) 1451

Refining the P-T records of UHT crustal metamorphism. Harley, S.L. (2008) J. Metamorphic Geol. 26 125-154

Lead isotope variability in olivine-hosted melt inclusions. Maclennan J. (2008) Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta 72 4159–4176

Concurrent mixing and cooling of melts under Iceland. Maclennan J. (2008) J. Petrol. 49 1931-1953

Lack of inhibiting effect of oil emplacement on quartz cementation: Evidence from Cambrian reservoir sandstones. Nicolaas Molenaar, Jolanta Cyziene, Saulius Sliaupa and John Craven (2008) Paleozoic Baltic Basin Geological Society of America Bulletin 120 1280-1295

Primary carbonatite melt from deeply subducted oceanic crust. Walter M., Bulanova G., Armstrong L, Keshau S., Blundy J., Gudfinnsson G. Lord O.T., Lennie A., Clark S.M., Smith C.B. and Gobbo L. (2008). Nature 454 622-625

Ti-in-zircon thermometry: applications and limitations. Fu B, Page FZ, Cavosie AJ, Fournelle J, Kita NT, Lackey JS, Wilde SA and Valley JW (2008). Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 156(2): 197-215. doi:10.1007/S00410-008-0281-5

Slab-derived fluid in the magma sources of St Vincent (Lesser Antilles arc): Volatile and light element imprints. Bouvier A.-S., Metrich N. and Deloule E. (2008). J. Petrol., 49, 1427-1448

The role of mantle-derived volatiles in the petrogenesis of Paleoproterozoic ferropicrites in the Pechenga Greenstone Belt, northwestern Russia: Insights from in-situ microbeam and nanobeam analysis of hydromagmatic amphibole. Florentini M.L., Beresford S.W., Deloule E., et al. (2008). Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 268, 2-14

Mobility of trace elements and oxygen in zircon during metamorphism: consequences for geochemical tracing. Martin L., Duchene S., Deloule E., et al. (2008). Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 267, 161-174

Petrogenesis of arc lavas from the Rucu Pichincha and Pan de Azucar volcanoes (Ecuadorian arc): Major, trace element, and boron isotope evidences from olivine-hosted melt inclusions. Le Voyer M, Rose-Koga EF, Laubier M, Schiano P (2008) Geochem Geophys Geosyst 9, doi:10.1029/2008GC002173

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Trace elements - 2007

Construction of a composite pressure‐temperature path: revealing the synorogenic burial and exhumation history of the Sevier hinterland, USA. C.R. Harris, T.D. Hoisch, M.L. Wells (2007) Jour. Metamorph. Geol. 25 (8), doi:10.1111/j.1525-1314.2007.00733.x

High sensitivity mapping of Ti distributions in Hadean zircons. T.M. Harrison, and A.K. Schmitt (2007). Earth Planet. Sci. Lett. 261 (1‐2), 9‐19 doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2007.05.016

Temperature spectra of zircon crystallization in plutonic rocks. T.M. Harrison, E.B. Watson, and A.K. Aikman (2007) Geology 35 (7), 635‐638 doi:10.1130/G23505A.1

Raman and ion microscopic imagery of graphitic inclusions in apatite from >3830 Ma Akilia supracrustals, West Greenland. D. McKeegan, A.B. Kudryavtsev, and J.W. Schopf (2007) Geology 35 (7), 591‐594 doi:10.1130/G23465A.1

Pre-eruption recharge of the Bishop magma system. Wark DA, Hildreth W, Spear FS, Cherniak DJ and Watson EB (2007). Geology 35: 235-238

Importance of melt circulation and crust-mantle interaction in the lithospheric evolution beneath the North China Craton: Evidence from Mesozoic basalt-borne clinopyroxene xenocrysts and pyroxunite xenoliths. Hong-Fu Zhang, H-F., Ji-Feng, Ying, J-F., Shimoda, G., Kita, N.T. Morishita, Y., Shao, J-A. and Tang, Y-J. (2007). Lithos,96,67-89

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Nuclear forensics

Multiple ion counting measurement strategies by SIMS – a case study from nuclear safeguards and forensics. P. M. L. Hedberg P. Peres, F. Fernandes and L. Renaud (2015). J. Anal. At. Spectrom 30, 2516-2524, DOI: 10.039/C5JA00382B

Nuclear Nuclear safeguards applications using LG-SIMS with automated screening capabilities.
P. Peres, P. M. L. Hedberg, S. Walton, N. Montgomery, J. B. Cliff, F. Rabemananjara, M. Schuhmacher. Surface and Interface Analysis. Volume 45, Issue 1, p. 561-565, (January 2013)

Nuclear Safeguards and Nuclear Forensic Analysis by Secondary Ion Mass Spectrometry (2011).
P. Peres, P. M. L. Hedberg, F. Rabemananjara, J. B. Cliff, S. Littmann, N. Albert, C. Vincent. ESARDA proceedings, Budapest, Hungary (May 2011)

Improved particle location and isotopic screening measurements of sub-micron sized particles by Secondary Ion Mass Spectrometry. P. M. L. Hedberg, P. Peres, J. B. Cliff, F. Rabemananjara, S. Littmann, H. Thiele, C. Vincent and N. Albert. (2011) J. Anal. At. Spectrom., DOI: 10.1039/C0JA00181C

Improved isotopic SIMS measurements of uranium particles for nuclear safeguard purposes. Rabeno, Y., Hedberg, P.M.L., Whitehouse, M.J., Ingeneri, K. & Littmann, S. (2009) Journal of Analytical Atomic Spectrometry 24:277-287.

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UV light microscope: Improvements in optical imaging for a secondary ion mass spectrometer. Kita NT, Sobol PE, Kern JR, Lord NE and Valley JW (2015). Journal of Analytical Atomic Spectrometry, Volume 30, Issue 5, Pages 1207-1213. DOI: 10.1039/C4JA00349G.

GGR biennial critical review: Analytical developments since 2012. Wiedenbeck, M., Bédard, L.P., Bugoi, R., Horan, M., Linge, K., Merchel, S., Morales, L.F.G., Savard, D., Souders, A.K., Sylvester, P. Geostandards and Geoanalytical Research, 38/4, 467-512. (2014)

New sample holder geometry for high precision isotope analyses.
P. Peres, N. T. Kita, J. W. Valley, F. Fernandes, M. Schuhmacher. Surface and Interface Analysis. Volume 45, Issue 1, p. 553-556, (2013)

Cameca Instruments for Geosciences: Recent Developments. P. Peres, F. Fernandes, M. Schuhmacher. BGSW-6 conference, Honolulu, US (November 2011)

IMS 1280-HR: a versatile SIMS instrument for Geosciences. P. Peres, F. Fernandes, M. Schuhmacher, Ph. Saliot. Goldschmidt conference, Prague, Czech Republic (August 2011)

Towards an improved IMS 1280 model : the IMS 1280-HR. P. Peres, F. Fernandes, E. De Chambost, M. Schuhmacher, P. Saliot, A. N. Davis, Goldschmidt conference, Knoxville, US (June 2010)

High precision U-Pb dating analyses with the CAMECA IMS 1280.P. Saliot, P. Peres, E. De Chambost, M. Schuhmacher, Goldschmidt conference, Davos, Switzerland (June 2009

CAMECA SIMS tools for Geosciences: what's new? P. Peres, BGSW 2008 presentation, Madison, US, June 2008

Achieving high reproducibility isotope ratios with the CAMECA IMS 1270 in the multicollection mode. M. Schuhmacher, F. Fernandes, E. de Chambost. SIMS XIV Proceedings, pp.878-882 (2003)

Testing the Cameca IMS 1270 Multicollector. E. de Chambost, P.Fercocq, F.Fernandes, E.Deloule, M.Chaussidon. SIMS XI Proceedings, pp.727-730 (1997)

Achieving High Transmission with the CAMECA IMS 1270. E. de Chambost, M.Schuhmacher, G.Lövestam, S.Claesson. SIMS X Proceedings, pp.1003-1006 (1995)

In Situ U/Pb Dating of Zircons with the Cameca IMS 1270. M. Schuhmacher, E. de Chambost, K.D. McKeegan, T.M. Harrison, and H. Migeon. SIMS IX Proceedings, pp.919-922 (1993)

The Cameca IMS 1270: a Description of the Secondary Ion Optical System. E. de Chambost, F.Hillion, B.Rasser, H.N.Migeon. SIMS VIII Proceedings, pp.207-210 (1991)






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