Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences

Research Output 1959 2019

2017

Super-reduced mineral assemblages in “ophiolitic” chromitites and peridotites: the view from Mount Carmel 

Xiong, Q., Griffin, W. L., Huang, J-X., Gain, S. E. M., Toledo, V., Pearson, N. J. & O’Reilly, S. Y., 1 Sep 2017, In : European Journal of Mineralogy. 29, 4, p. 557-570 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

corundum
Aluminum Oxide
Minerals
Fluids
fluid

Surface wave imaging of the weakly extended Malawi Rift from ambient-noise and teleseismic Rayleigh waves from onshore and lake-bottom seismometers

Accardo, N. J., Gaherty, J. B., Shillington, D. J., Ebinger, C. J., Nyblade, A. A., Mbogoni, G. J., Chindandali, P. R. N., Ferdinand, R. W., Mulibo, G. D., Kamihanda, G., Keir, D., Scholz, C., Selway, K., O'Donnell, J. P., Tepp, G., Gallacher, R., Mtelela, K., Salima, J. & Mruma, A., 2017, In : Geophysical Journal International. 209, 3, p. 1892-1905 14 p.

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Malawi
Seismographs
teleseismic wave
Rayleigh waves
ambient noise

Symplectite formation in the presence of a reactive fluid: insights from hydrothermal experiments

Spruzeniece, L., Piazolo, S., Daczko, N. R., Kilburn, M. R. & Putnis, A., Apr 2017, In : Journal of Metamorphic Geology. 35, 3, p. 281-299 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

symplectite
Zeolites
Fluids
fluid
zeolite

The fate and bioavailability of fuel spills in polar marine environments: effect of evaporation and dissolution

Kotzakoulakis, K., Harrison, P. L., King, C. K., Brown, K. & George, S. C., 2017. 2 p.

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The final stages of kimberlite petrogenesis: petrography, mineral chemistry, melt inclusions and Sr-C-O isotope geochemistry of the Bultfontein kimberlite (Kimberley, South Africa)

Giuliani, A., Soltys, A., Phillips, D., Kamenetsky, V. S., Maas, R., Goemann, K., Woodhead, J. D., Drysdale, R. N. & Griffin, W. L., 20 Apr 2017, In : Chemical Geology. 455, p. 342-356 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Petrography
Geochemistry
melt inclusion
kimberlite
petrogenesis

The impact of benthic processes on rare earth element and neodymium isotope distributions in the oceans

Haley, B. A., Du, J., Abbott, A. N. & McManus, J., 21 Dec 2017, In : Frontiers in Marine Science. 4, p. 1-12 12 p., 426.

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neodymium
neodymium isotope
rare earth elements
Neodymium
Rare earth elements

The influence of hydrous melting on the electrical conductivity in feldspar labradorite

Amulele, G., Clark, S. & Lanati, A. W., 2017, 2017 GSA Cordilleran Section: 113th Annual Meeting: proceedings. Boulder: Geological Society of America, (Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs; vol. 49, no. 4).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference proceeding contributionResearch

Open Access
labradorite
electrical conductivity
feldspar
melting
conductivity
provenance
sedimentary rock
zircon
island arc
forearc basin

The kinetic analysis of irreversible consecutive solid state reactions: the effect of zinc on the formation of cordierite

Clark, S. M., Jun 2017, In : Journal of the American Ceramic Society. 100, 6, p. 2525-2532 8 p.

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Solid state reactions
Zinc
Kinetics
Doping (additives)
Glass

The origin of a new pargasite-schist hosted ruby deposit from Paranesti, Northern Greece

Wang, K. K., Graham, I. T., Lay, A., Harris, S. J., Cohen, D. R., Voudouris, P., Belousova, E., Giuliani, G., Fallick, A. E. & Greig, A., 2017, In : Canadian Mineralogist. 55, 4, p. 535-560 26 p.

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pargasite
ruby
Ruby
corundum
Aluminum Oxide

The results of geochronological and isotope–geochemical study of zircons from tuff of the Sylvitsa Group (western slope of the Middle Urals): the origin of ash layers in Vendian rocks of the East European Platform

Kuznetsov, N. B., Belousova, E. A., Krupenin, M. T., Romanyuk, T. V. & Maslov, A. V., Mar 2017, In : Doklady Earth Sciences. 473, 1, p. 359-362 4 p.

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Vendian
tuff
zircon
ash
isotope

The transformation of sediment into rock: insights from IODP site U1352, Canterbury Basin, New Zealand

Marsaglia, K. M., Browne, G. H., George, S. C., Kemp, D. B., Jaeger, J. M., Carson, D., Richaud, M. & IODP Expedition 317 Scientific Party, 2017, In : Journal of Sedimentary Research. 87, 3, p. 272-287 16 p.

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cementation
Ocean Drilling Program
compaction
porewater
geochemistry

The uppermost mantle seismic velocity and viscosity structure of central West Antarctica

O'Donnell, J. P., Selway, K., Nyblade, A. A., Brazier, R. A., Wiens, D. A., Anandakrishnan, S., Aster, R. C., Huerta, A. D., Wilson, T. & Winberry, J. P., 15 Aug 2017, In : Earth and Planetary Science Letters. 472, p. 38-49 12 p.

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Antarctic regions
seismic velocity
low velocity zone
Earth mantle
viscosity

Trace element and isotope geochemistry of the northern and central Tongan islands with an emphasis on the genesis of high Nb/Ta signatures at the northern volcanoes of Tafahi and Niuatoputapu

Beier, C., Turner, S. P., Haase, K. M., Pearce, J. A., Münker, C. & Regelous, M., Jun 2017, In : Journal of Petrology. 58, 6, p. 1073-1106 34 p.

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seamounts
Volcanoes
Geochemistry
Trace Elements
geochemistry

Trace element geochemistry and metasomatic origin of alluvial sapphires from the Orosmayo region, Jujuy Province, Northwest Argentina

Harris, S. J., Graham, I. T., Lay, A., Powell, W., Belousova, E. & Zappettini, E., 1 Jul 2017, In : Canadian Mineralogist. 55, 4, p. 595-617 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

sapphire
Geochemistry
Aluminum Oxide
Trace Elements
geochemistry

Trace element homogeneity from micron- to atomic scale: implication for the suitability of the zircon GJ-1 as a trace element reference material

Piazolo, S., Belousova, E., La Fontaine, A., Corcoran, C. & Cairney, J. M., 2017, In : Chemical Geology. 456, p. 10-18 9 p.

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Trace Elements
homogeneity
zircon
trace element
Inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry

Trace elements in olivine of ultramafic lamprophyres controlled by phlogopite-rich mineral assemblages in the mantle source

Veter, M., Foley, S. F., Mertz-Kraus, R. & Groschopf, N., 2017, In : Lithos. 292-293, p. 81-95 15 p.

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Trace Elements
phlogopite
mantle source
Minerals
olivine

Trace mineral mapping is key to recognizing black shales as dynamic marine systems

Kennedy, M. J. & Löhr, S. C., 2017. 1 p.

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Tracking continental-scale modification of the Earth's mantle using zircon megacrysts

Woodhead, J., Hergt, J., Giuliani, A., Phillips, D. & Maas, R., 10 Jul 2017, In : Geochemical Perspectives Letters. 4, p. 1-6 6 p.

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Two-layered oceanic lithospheric mantle in a Tibetan ophiolite produced by episodic subduction of Tethyan slabs

Xiong, Q., Griffin, W. L., Zheng, J. P., Pearson, N. J. & O'Reilly, S. Y., 1 Mar 2017, In : Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems. 18, 3, p. 1189-1213 25 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

ophiolite
Isotopes
slab
Earth mantle
slabs

Ultrapotassic rocks and xenoliths from South Tibet: contrasting styles of interaction between lithospheric mantle and asthenosphere during continental collision

Xu, B., Griffin, W. L., Xiong, Q., Hou, Z-Q., O'Reilly, S. Y., Guo, Z., Pearson, N. J., Gréau, Y., Yang, Z-M. & Zheng, Y-C., 2017, In : Geology. 45, 1, p. 51-54 4 p.

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continental collision
asthenosphere
mantle
rock
seismic tomography

Unusual ruby–sapphire transition in alluvial megacrysts, Cenozoic basaltic gem field, New England, New South Wales, Australia

Sutherland, F. L., Graham, I. T., Harris, S. J., Coldham, T., Powell, W., Belousova, E. A. & Martin, L., May 2017, In : Lithos. 278-281, p. 347-360 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Gems
sapphire
ruby
Ruby
Aluminum Oxide

U-Pb geochronology of Martín García, Sola, and Dos Hermanas Islands (Argentina and Uruguay): Unveiling Rhyacian, Statherian, Ectasian, and Stenian of a forgotten area of the Río de la Plata Craton

Santos, J. O. S., Chernicoff, C. J., Zappettini, E. O., McNaughton, N. J. & Greau, Y., 2017, In : Journal of South American Earth Sciences. 80, p. 207-228 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

geochronology
craton
zircon
metagabbro
titanite

Uplift of the central transantarctic mountains

Wannamaker, P., Hill, G., Stodt, J., Maris, V., Ogawa, Y., Selway, K., Boren, G., Bertrand, E., Uhlmann, D., Ayling, B., Green, A. M. & Feucht, D., 17 Nov 2017, In : Nature Communications. 8, p. 1-11 11 p., 1588.

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mountains
Hot Temperature
Magnetotellurics
Antarctic regions
Heat transfer

Uplift of the southeastern Australian lithosphere: thermal-tectonic evolution of garnet pyroxenite xenoliths from western Victoria

Lu, J-G., Xiong, Q., Griffin, W. L., Zheng, J-P., Huang, J-X., O'Reilly, S. Y., Satsukawa, T. & Pearson, N. J., 2017, The crust-mantle and lithosphere-asthenosphere boundaries: insights from xenoliths, orogenic deep sections, and geophysical studies. Bianchini, G., Bodinier, J-L., Braga, R. & Wilson, M. (eds.). Colorado: Geological Society of America, p. 27-48 22 p. (Special paper; vol. 526).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterResearchpeer-review

pyroxenite
tectonic evolution
garnet
lithosphere
uplift

Use and misuse of Mg- and Mn-rich ilmenite in diamond exploration: a petrographic and trace element approach

Castillo-Oliver, M., Melgarejo, J. C., Galí, S., Pervov, V., Gonçalves, A. O., Griffin, W. L., Pearson, N. J. & O'Reilly, S. Y., 1 Nov 2017, In : Lithos. 292-293, p. 348-363 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Diamond
Trace Elements
ilmenite
diamond
trace element

VegeSafe: a community science program measuring soil-metal contamination, evaluating risk and providing advice for safe gardening

Rouillon, M., Harvey, P. J., Kristensen, L. J., George, S. G. & Taylor, M. P., Mar 2017, In : Environmental Pollution. 222, p. 557–566 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Gardening
Contamination
Soil
Metals
Soils

Water contents of clinopyroxenes from sub-arc mantle peridotites

Turner, M., Turner, S., Blatter, D., Maury, R., Perfit, M. & Yogodzinski, G., Sep 2017, In : Island Arc. 26, 5, p. 1-10 10 p., e12210.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

water content
mantle
amphibole
xenolith
ion microprobe
Ediacaran
molasse
provenance
zircon
Paleozoic

Which elements are useful for understanding the composition of ancient papyrus inks?

Gore, D. B., Choat, M., Jacob, D. E. & Gloy, G., Dec 2017, In : Powder Diffraction. 32, s2, p. S90-S94 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

inks
Ink
Chemical analysis
fluorescence
spectroscopy

Zircon recycling and crystallization during formation of chromite- and Ni-arsenide ores in the subcontinental lithospheric mantle (Serranía de Ronda, Spain)

González-Jiménez, J. M., Marchesi, C., Griffin, W. L., Gervilla, F., Belousova, E. A., Garrido, C. J., Romero, R., Talavera, C., Leisen, M., O'Reilly, S. Y., Barra, F. & Martin, L., Nov 2017, In : Ore Geology Reviews. 90, p. 193-209 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Chromite
chromite
Crystallization
Ores
Recycling

华北地区地震震源机制分区特征

Lin, X-D., Yuan, H-Y., Xu, P., Yang, X., Xu, Z-G., Sun, H-X., Hou, L-J., Xu, S-T. & Xi, C-X., Dec 2017, In : Diqiu Wuli Xuebao. 60, 12, p. 4589-4622 34 p.

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西准噶尔地区地震背景噪声源分析

Wang, A., Luo, Y. H., Wu, S-C., Shen, C., Jiang, X-H. & Xu, Y-X., Apr 2017, In : Chinese Journal of Geophysics. 60, 4, p. 1376-1388 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

ambient noise
Coastal zones
coastal zone
cyclones
Beamforming
2016

231Pa systematics in postglacial volcanic rocks from Iceland

Turner, S., Kokfelt, T., Hoernle, K., Lundstrom, C. & Hauff, F., 15 Jul 2016, In : Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta. 185, p. 129-140 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Volcanic rocks
Postglacial
volcanic rock
melting
mid-ocean ridge basalt
tomography
thermal structure
Colorado Plateau (US)
lithosphere
Tomography

A kinetic study of the I to II phase transition in ammonium chloride, ammonium bromide and ammonium iodide

Clark, S. M., 1 Nov 2016, In : Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids. 451, p. 161-167 7 p.

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Ammonium iodide
Ammonium Chloride
ammonium chlorides
ammonium bromides
iodides

A Lagrangian-Eulerian finite element algorithm for advection-diffusion-reaction problems with phase change

Oliveira, B., Afonso, J. C. & Zlotnik, S., 1 Mar 2016, In : Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering. 300, p. 375-401 27 p.

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Advection
advection
heat transfer
grids
Heat transfer

An assessment of the gravity signature of the Windmill Islands, East Antarctica

Bailey, B. T., Morgan, P. J. & Lackie, M. A., Apr 2016, In : Antarctic Science. 28, 2, p. 115-126 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

windmills
gravity
charnockite
Antarctica
granite

Ancient micrometeorites suggestive of an oxygen-rich Archaean upper atmosphere

Tomkins, A. G., Bowlt, L., Genge, M., Wilson, S. A., Brand, H. E. A. & Wykes, J. L., 12 May 2016, In : Nature. 533, p. 235-238 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Atmosphere
Oxygen
Carbon Monoxide
Sulfur Isotopes
Metals

Ancient plate tectonics [encyclopaedia entry]

Foley, S., 2016, Encyclopedia of marine geosciences. Harff, J., Meschede, M., Petersen, S. & Thiede, JÖ. (eds.). Dordrecht: Springer, Springer Nature, p. 13-20 8 p. (Encyclopedia of earth sciences series).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingEntry for encyclopedia/dictionary/reference bookResearchpeer-review

A possible shale gas prospect? First results of the organic composition and thermal maturity of the Carboniferous Namoi Formation, northern NSW, Australia

Aharonovich, S. & George, S. C., 17 Aug 2016, In : Australian Journal of Earth Sciences. 63, 6, p. 771-780 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

thermal maturity
gas
alkane
PAH
aliphatic hydrocarbon

Applications of oil-bearing fluid inclusions in petroleum exploration, and advances in the techniques for their analysis

George, S. C., 2016, Asian Current Research On Fluid Inclusions: Abstract volume. Mumbai: Indian Institute of Technology, p. 10-13 4 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingOther chapter contributionResearch

A progressively wetter climate in southern East Africa over the past 1.3 million years

Johnson, T. C., Werne, J. P., Brown, E. T., Abbott, A., Berke, M., Steinman, B. A., Halbur, J., Contreras, S., Grosshuesch, S., Deino, A., Scholz, C. A., Lyons, R. P., Schouten, S. & Damsté, J. S. S., 8 Sep 2016, In : Nature. 537, 7619, p. 220-224 5 p.

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Southern Africa
Malawi
Eastern Africa
Ice
Climate

Arabian night and sea story: biomarkers from a giant mass transport deposit

Bratenkov, S., Kulhanek, D. K., Clift, P. D. & George, S. C., 2016. 1 p.

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A secondary precious and base metal mineralization in chromitites linked to the development of a Paleozoic accretionary complex in Central Chile

González-Jiménez, J. M., Barra, F., Garrido, L. N. F., Reich, M., Satsukawa, T., Romero, R., Salazar, E., Colás, V., Orellana, F., Rabbia, O., Plissart, G. & Morata, D., 1 Oct 2016, In : Ore Geology Reviews. 78, p. 14-40 27 p.

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Chromite
precious metal
chromite
base metal
Paleozoic

ASEG-PESA 24th international geophysical conference and exhibition: Special issue on case studies

Wijns, C., Frankcombe, K., Dentith, M., Long, A., James, I., Tingay, M. & Lackie, M., 1 Sep 2016, In : Exploration Geophysics. 47, 3, p. 169 1 p.

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A shell regeneration assay to identify biomineralization candidate genes in mytilid mussels

Hüning, A. K., Lange, S. M., Ramesh, K., Jacob, D. E., Jackson, D. J., Panknin, U., Gutowska, M. A., Philipp, E. E. R., Rosenstiel, P., Lucassen, M. & Melzner, F., 1 Jun 2016, In : Marine Genomics. 27, p. 57-67 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

biomineralization
shell (molluscs)
Bivalvia
mussels
Regeneration

Assessing fuel spill risks in polar waters: Temporal dynamics and behaviour of hydrocarbons from Antarctic diesel, marine gas oil and residual fuel oil

Brown, K. E., King, C. K., Kotzakoulakis, K., George, S. C. & Harrison, P. L., 15 Sep 2016, In : Marine Pollution Bulletin. 110, 1, p. 343-353 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

fuel oils
Residual fuels
Gas fuels
Hazardous materials spills
Fuel oils

Atom probe tomography and its application to refractory metal nuggets

Daly, L., Bland, P. A., Forman, L. V., Reddy, S. M., Rickard, W. D. A., Saxey, D. W., La Fontaine, A., Yang, L., Trimby, P. W., Cairney, J. M., Ringer, S. P. & Schaefer, B. F., Aug 2016, In : Meteoritics and Planetary Science. 51, S1, p. A218-A218 1 p.

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Australian atmospheric lead deposition reconstructed using lead concentrations and isotopic compositions of archival lichen and fungi

Wu, L., Taylor, M. P., Handley, H. K. & Wu, M., 1 Jan 2016, In : Environmental Pollution. 208, p. 678-687 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Lichens
Usnea
Fungi
Lead
Trametes