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Submissions from 2018

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Craters of the Moon National Monument Basalts as Unshocked Compositional and Weathering Analogs for Martian Rocks and Meteorites, Christopher T. Adcock, Arya Udry, Elisabeth M. Hausrath, and Oliver Tschauner

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Water Circulation in Karst Systems: Comparing Physicochemical and Environmental Isotopic Data Interpretation, Joseph Asante, Sam Dotson, Evan Hart, and David K. Kreamer

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Identifying Local and Regional Groundwater in Basins: Chemical and Stable Isotopic Attributes of Multivariate Classification of Hydrochemical Data, the Lower Virgin River Basin, Nevada, Arizona, and Utah, U.S.A, Joseph Asante and David K. Kreamer

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Bioavailability of Mineral-Bound Iron to a Snow Algae-Bacteria Co-Culture and Implications for Albedo-Altering Snow Algae Blooms, Zoë R. Harrold, Elisabeth M. Hausrath, A. H. Garcia, Alison E. Murray, Oliver Tschauner, James A. Raymond, and Shichun Huang

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Reactive Transport and Mass Balance Modeling of the Stimson Sedimentary Formation and Altered Fracture Zones Constrain Diagenetic Conditions at Gale Crater, Mars, Elisabeth M. Hausrath, D. W. Ming, T. S. Peretyazhko, and E. B. Rampe

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Introduction to a Resources Special Issue on Criticality of the Rare Earth Elements: Current and Future Sources and Recycling, Simon M. Jowitt

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Introduction to a Resources Special Issue on Criticality of the Rare Earth Elements: Current and Future Sources and Recycling, Simon M. Jowitt

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Direct Observations of Crystal Defects in Polycrystalline Diamond, Shirin Kaboli and Pamela C. Burnley

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Sulfur Isotope Change across the Early Mississippian K–O (Kinderhookian–Osagean) δ13C Excursion, Dev Maharjan, Ganqing Jiang, Yongbo Peng, and Michael J. Nicholl

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Elastic Geothermobarometry: Corrections for the Geometry of the Host-Inclusion System, M. L. Mazzucchelli, Pamela Burnley, R. J. Angel, S. Morganti, M. C. Domeneghetti, F. Nestola, and M. Alvaro

The Zhayao Tectonic Window of the Jurassic Yuantai Thrust System in Liaodong Peninsula, NE China: Geometry, Kinematics and Tectonic Implications, Liang Qiu, Ruoyan Kong, Dan-Ping Yan, Michael L. Wells, Anping Wang, Weihua Sun, Wen-Xin Yang, Yang-Guang Han, Chengming Li, Yixi Zhang, and Shahnawaz Ariser

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The Source of Uranium within Hydrothermal Uranium Deposits of the Motianling Mining District, Guangxi, South China, Liang Qiu, Dan-Ping Yan, Minghua Ren, Wentao Cao, Shuang-Li Tang, Qing-Yin Guo, Li-Ting Fan, Junting Qiu, Yixi Zhang, and Yong-Wen Wang

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Geochronology of Early Mesozoic Diabase Units in Southwestern China: Metallogenic and Tectonic Implications, Liang Qiu, Wen-Xin Yang, Dan-Ping Yan, Michael L. Wells, Jun-Ting Qiu, Tian Gao, Jian-Meng Dong Liangliang, Zhang China University of Geosciences, and Fang-Yue Wang

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Magmatic Evolution and Porphyry-Epithermal Mineralization in the Taftan Volcanic Complex, Southeastern Iran, Jeremy P. Richards, Amir M. Razavi, Terry L. Spell, Andrew Locock, Ali Sholeh, and Mehraj Aghazadeh

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The Tonian Beck Spring Dolomite: Marine Dolomitization in a Shallow, Anoxic Sea, Alice Mary Shuster, Malcolm William Wallace, Ashleigh van Smeerdijk Hood, and Ganqing Jiang

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Humans Thrived in South Africa through the Toba Eruption about 74,000 Years Ago, Eugene I. Smith, Zenobia Jacobs, Racheal Johnsen, Minghua Ren, Erich C. Fisher, Simen Oestmo, Jayne Wilkins, Jacob A. Harris, Panagiotis Karkanas, Shelby Fitch, Amber Ciravolo, Deborah Keenan, Naomi Cleghorn, Christine S. Lane, Thalassa Matthews, and Curtis W. Marean

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Origin of the High-Grade Early Jurassic Brucejack Epithermal Au-Ag Deposits, Sulphurets Mining Camp, Northwestern British Columbia, S. P. Tombe, J. P. Richards, C. J. Greig, W. S. Board, R. A. Creaser, K. A. Muehlenbachs, P. B. Larson, S. A. DuFrane, and T. Spell

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Ice-VII inclusions in Diamonds: Evidence for Aqueous Fluid in Earth’s Deep Mantle, Oliver Tschauner, Shichun Huang, E. Greenberg, V. B. Prakapenka, C. Ma, G. R. Rossman, A. H. Shen, D. Zhang, M. Newville, A. Lanzirotti, and K. Tait

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Formation of Evolved Rocks at Gale Crater by Crystal Fractionation and Implications for Mars Crustal Composition, Arya Udry, Esteban Gazel, and Harry Y. McSween Jr.

The Longmenshan Tectonic Complex and Adjacent Tectonic Units in the Eastern Margin of the Tibetan Plateau: A Review, Dan-Ping Yan, Yu Zhou, Liang Qiu, Michael L. Wells, Hongxu Mu, and Chen-Guang Xu

Submissions from 2017

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Shock-transformation of whitlockite to merrillite and the implications for meteoritic phosphate, Christopher T. Adcock, Oliver D. Tschauner, Elisabeth M. Hausrath, Arya Udry, S. N. Luo, Y. Cai, M. Ren A., Lanzirotti, M. Newville, M. Kunz C., and Lin

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Extrapolar climate reversal during the last deglaciation, Y Asmerom, V J. Polyak, and M S. Lachniet

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Extrapolar climate reversal during the last deglaciation, Y Asmerom, V J. Polyak, and M S. Lachniet

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Quantifying and correcting the effects of anisotropy in XANES measurements of chromium valence in olivine: Implications for a new olivine oxybarometer, A S. Bell, C Shearer, P Burger, M Ren, M Newville, and A Lanzirotti

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Quantifying and correcting the effects of anisotropy in XANES measurements of chromium valence in olivine: Implications for a new olivine oxybarometer, A S. Bell, C Shearer, P Burger, M Ren, M Newville, and A Lanzirotti

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High-Grade Gold Deposition and Collapse Breccia Formation, Cortez Hills Carlin-Type Gold Deposit, Nevada, USA, Lindsey R. Clark Maroun, Jean S. Cline, Adam Simon, Page Anderson, and John Muntean

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U–Pb Dating of Cave Spar: A New Shallow Crust Landscape Evolution Tool, D. D. Decker, V. J. Ployak, Y. Asmeron, and Matthew Lachniet

Timing of Exhumation, Wheeler Pass thrust sheet, southern Nevada and California: Late Jurassic to middle Cretaceous evolution of the southern Sevier fold-and-thrust belt, M. A. Gaiallorenzo, Michael L. Wells, W. A. Yonkee, D. F. Stockli, and B. P. Wernicke

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Clay mineral formation under oxidized conditions and implications for paleoenvironments and organic preservation on Mars, S R. Gainey, E M. Hausrath, C T. Adcock, O Tschauner, J A. Hurowitz, B L. Ehlmann, Y Xiao, and C L. Bartlett

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Clay mineral formation under oxidized conditions and implications for paleoenvironments and organic preservation on Mars, S R. Gainey, E M. Hausrath, C T. Adcock, O Tschauner, J A. Hurowitz, B L. Ehlmann, Y Xiao, and C L. Bartlett

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West Africa: The world's premier Paleoproterozoic gold province, R J. Goldfarb, A S. André Mayer, S M. Jowitt, and G M. Mudd

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West Africa: The world's premier Paleoproterozoic gold province, R J. Goldfarb, A S. André Mayer, S M. Jowitt, and G M. Mudd

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Modeling background radiation in Southern Nevada, D A. Haber, P C. Burnley, C T. Adcock, R L. Malchow, K E. Marsac, and E M. Hausrath

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Modeling background radiation in Southern Nevada, D A. Haber, P C. Burnley, C T. Adcock, R L. Malchow, K E. Marsac, and E M. Hausrath

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Monte Carlo simulations of the gamma-ray exposure rates of common rocks, D A. Haber, R L. Malchow, and P C. Burnley

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Monte Carlo simulations of the gamma-ray exposure rates of common rocks, D A. Haber, R L. Malchow, and P C. Burnley

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Perspectives on Proterozoic surface ocean redox from iodine contents in ancient and recent carbonate, D S. Hardisty, Z Lu, A Bekker, C W. Diamond, B C. Gill, G Jiang, L C. Kah, A H. Knoll, S J. Loyd, M R. Osburn, N J. Planavsky, C Wang, X Zhou, and T W. Lyons

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Perspectives on Proterozoic surface ocean redox from iodine contents in ancient and recent carbonate, D S. Hardisty, Z Lu, A Bekker, C W. Diamond, B C. Gill, G Jiang, L C. Kah, A H. Knoll, S J. Loyd, M R. Osburn, N J. Planavsky, C Wang, X Zhou, and T W. Lyons

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New biostratigraphic and chemostratigraphic data from the Ediacaran Doushantuo Formation in intra-shelf and upper slope facies of the Yangtze platform: Implications for biozonation of acanthomorphic acritarchs in South China, A D. Hawkins, S Xiao, G Jiang, X Wang, and X Shi

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New biostratigraphic and chemostratigraphic data from the Ediacaran Doushantuo Formation in intra-shelf and upper slope facies of the Yangtze platform: Implications for biozonation of acanthomorphic acritarchs in South China, A D. Hawkins, S Xiao, G Jiang, X Wang, and X Shi

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Correlation between hot spots and 3-D defect structure in single and polycrystalline high-explosive materials, C Hawkins, O Tschauner, Z Fussell, and J Smith

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Correlation between hot spots and 3-D defect structure in single and polycrystalline high-explosive materials, C Hawkins, O Tschauner, Z Fussell, and J Smith

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Biosignature Preservation and Detection in Mars Analog Environments, L E. Hays, H V. Graham, D J. Des Marais, E M. Hausrath, B Horgan, T M. McCollom, M N. Parenteau, S L. Potter McIntyre, A J. Williams, and K L. Lynch

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Biosignature Preservation and Detection in Mars Analog Environments, L E. Hays, H V. Graham, D J. Des Marais, E M. Hausrath, B Horgan, T M. McCollom, M N. Parenteau, S L. Potter McIntyre, A J. Williams, and K L. Lynch

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Regrowth of arsenate–sulfate efflorescences on processing plant walls at the Ottery arsenic–tin mine, New South Wales, Australia: Implications for arsenic mobility and remediation of mineral processing sites, E R. Hebbard, S A. Wilson, S M. Jowitt, A W. Tait, C C. Turvey, and H L. Wilson

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Regrowth of arsenate–sulfate efflorescences on processing plant walls at the Ottery arsenic–tin mine, New South Wales, Australia: Implications for arsenic mobility and remediation of mineral processing sites, E R. Hebbard, S A. Wilson, S M. Jowitt, A W. Tait, C C. Turvey, and H L. Wilson

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Mass-Independent and Mass-Dependent Ca Isotopic Compositions of Thirteen Geological Reference Materials Measured by Thermal Ionisation Mass Spectrometry, Y He, Y Wang, C Zhu, S Huang, and S Li

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Mass-Independent and Mass-Dependent Ca Isotopic Compositions of Thirteen Geological Reference Materials Measured by Thermal Ionisation Mass Spectrometry, Y He, Y Wang, C Zhu, S Huang, and S Li

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Trace elements in olivine and the petrogenesis of the intermediate, olivine-phyric shergottite NWA 10170, G H. Howarth and A Udry

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Trace elements in olivine and the petrogenesis of the intermediate, olivine-phyric shergottite NWA 10170, G H. Howarth and A Udry

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Petrogenesis of basaltic shergottite Northwest Africa 8657: Implications for fO2 correlations and element redistribution during shock melting in shergottites, G H. Howarth, A Udry, and J M.D. Day

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Petrogenesis of basaltic shergottite Northwest Africa 8657: Implications for fO2 correlations and element redistribution during shock melting in shergottites, G H. Howarth, A Udry, and J M.D. Day

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Mitsunobu Reaction Using Basic Amines as Pronucleophiles, H Huang and J Y. Kang

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Mitsunobu Reaction Using Basic Amines as Pronucleophiles, H Huang and J Y. Kang

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Organocatalytic Phosphonylation of in Situ Formed o-Quinone Methides, H Huang and J Y. Kang

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Organocatalytic Phosphonylation of in Situ Formed o-Quinone Methides, H Huang and J Y. Kang

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Oxidation-Reduction Condensation of Diazaphosphites for Carbon-Heteroatom Bond Formation Based on Mitsunobu Mechanism, H Huang and J Y. Kang

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Oxidation-Reduction Condensation of Diazaphosphites for Carbon-Heteroatom Bond Formation Based on Mitsunobu Mechanism, H Huang and J Y. Kang

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Mantle geochemistry: Insights from ocean island basalts, S C. Huang and Y F. Zheng

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Mantle geochemistry: Insights from ocean island basalts, S C. Huang and Y F. Zheng

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Calcium isotopic compositions of chondrites, S Huang and S B. Jacobsen

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Calcium isotopic compositions of chondrites, S Huang and S B. Jacobsen

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Hardware design of parallel switch setting algorithm for Benes networks, Y Jiang and M Yang

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Hardware design of parallel switch setting algorithm for Benes networks, Y Jiang and M Yang

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The rare earth element (REE) mineralisation potential of highly fractionated rhyolites: A potential low-grade, bulk tonnage source of critical metals, S M. Jowitt, C C. Medlin, R A. Cas, and F

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The rare earth element (REE) mineralisation potential of highly fractionated rhyolites: A potential low-grade, bulk tonnage source of critical metals, S M. Jowitt, C C. Medlin, R A. Cas, and F

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Critical metals in the critical zone: controls, resources and future prospectivity of regolith-hosted rare earth elements, S M. Jowitt, V N.L Wong, S A. Wilson, and O Gore

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Critical metals in the critical zone: controls, resources and future prospectivity of regolith-hosted rare earth elements, S M. Jowitt, V N.L Wong, S A. Wilson, and O Gore

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ECCI, EBSD and EPSC characterization of rhombohedral twinning in polycrystalline α-alumina deformed in a D-DIA apparatus, S Kaboli and P C. Burnley

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ECCI, EBSD and EPSC characterization of rhombohedral twinning in polycrystalline α-alumina deformed in a D-DIA apparatus, S Kaboli and P C. Burnley

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Pressure Dependence of Creep in Forsterite Olivine: Comparison of Measurements From the D-DIA and Griggs Apparatus, S Kaboli; P C. Burnley; G Xia; and H W. Green, II

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Pressure Dependence of Creep in Forsterite Olivine: Comparison of Measurements From the D-DIA and Griggs Apparatus, S Kaboli; P C. Burnley; G Xia; and H W. Green, II

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Arctic cryosphere and Milankovitch forcing of Great Basin paleoclimate, M Lachniet, Y Asmerom, V Polyak, and R Denniston

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Arctic cryosphere and Milankovitch forcing of Great Basin paleoclimate, M Lachniet, Y Asmerom, V Polyak, and R Denniston

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Two millennia of Mesoamerican monsoon variability driven by Pacific and Atlantic synergistic forcing, M S. Lachniet, Y Asmerom, V Polyak, and J P. Bernal

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Two millennia of Mesoamerican monsoon variability driven by Pacific and Atlantic synergistic forcing, M S. Lachniet, Y Asmerom, V Polyak, and J P. Bernal

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The late Paleozoic Southwestern Laurentian Borderland, T F. Lawton; P H. Cashman; J H. Trexler, Jr.; and W J. Taylor

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The late Paleozoic Southwestern Laurentian Borderland, T F. Lawton; P H. Cashman; J H. Trexler, Jr.; and W J. Taylor

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Secretogranin III as a disease-associated ligand for antiangiogenic therapy of diabetic retinopathy, M E. LeBlanc, W Wang, X Chen, N B. Caberoy, F Guo, C Shen, Y Ji, H Tian, H Wang, R Chen, and W Li

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Secretogranin III as a disease-associated ligand for antiangiogenic therapy of diabetic retinopathy, M E. LeBlanc, W Wang, X Chen, N B. Caberoy, F Guo, C Shen, Y Ji, H Tian, H Wang, R Chen, and W Li

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An Adaptive PAM-4 Analog Equalizer with Boosting-State Detection in the Time Domain, S Li, Y Jiang, and P Liu

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An Adaptive PAM-4 Analog Equalizer with Boosting-State Detection in the Time Domain, S Li, Y Jiang, and P Liu

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Zinc isotope evidence for intensive magmatism immediately before the end-Permian mass extinction, S A. Liu, H Wu, S Z. Shen, G Jiang, S Zhang, Y Lv, H Zhang, and S Li

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Zinc isotope evidence for intensive magmatism immediately before the end-Permian mass extinction, S A. Liu, H Wu, S Z. Shen, G Jiang, S Zhang, Y Lv, H Zhang, and S Li

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Singularity mapping of fracture fills and its relationship to deep concealed orebodies-A case study of the Shaxi porphyry Cu-Au deposit, China, X Li, F Yuan, S M. Jowitt, K Zhou, J Wang, T Zhou, X Hu, J Zhou, and Y Li

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Singularity mapping of fracture fills and its relationship to deep concealed orebodies-A case study of the Shaxi porphyry Cu-Au deposit, China, X Li, F Yuan, S M. Jowitt, K Zhou, J Wang, T Zhou, X Hu, J Zhou, and Y Li

Global Resource Assessments of Primary Metals: An Optimistic Reality Check, Gavin M. Mudd and Simon M. Jowitt

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The world's lead-zinc mineral resources: Scarcity, data, issues and opportunities, G M. Mudd, S M. Jowitt, and T T. Werner

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The world's lead-zinc mineral resources: Scarcity, data, issues and opportunities, G M. Mudd, S M. Jowitt, and T T. Werner

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The exposure of global base metal resources to water criticality, scarcity and climate change, S A. Northey, G M. Mudd, T T. Werner, S M. Jowitt, N Haque, M Yellishetty, and Z Weng

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The exposure of global base metal resources to water criticality, scarcity and climate change, S A. Northey, G M. Mudd, T T. Werner, S M. Jowitt, N Haque, M Yellishetty, and Z Weng

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Basement control of alkalic flood rhyolite magmatism of the Davis Mountains volcanic field, Trans-Pecos Texas, U.S.A., D F. Parker, J C. White, M Ren, and M Barnes

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Basement control of alkalic flood rhyolite magmatism of the Davis Mountains volcanic field, Trans-Pecos Texas, U.S.A., D F. Parker, J C. White, M Ren, and M Barnes

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Comparative health effects in mice of Libby amphibole asbestos and a fibrous amphibole from Arizona, J C. Pfau, B Buck, R V. Metcalf, Z Kaupish, C Stair, M Rodriguez, and D E. Keil

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Comparative health effects in mice of Libby amphibole asbestos and a fibrous amphibole from Arizona, J C. Pfau, B Buck, R V. Metcalf, Z Kaupish, C Stair, M Rodriguez, and D E. Keil

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Rapid speleothem δ13C change in southwestern North America coincident with Greenland stadial 20 and the Toba (Indonesia) supereruption, V J. Polyak, Y Asmerom, and M S. Lachniet

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Rapid speleothem δ13C change in southwestern North America coincident with Greenland stadial 20 and the Toba (Indonesia) supereruption, V J. Polyak, Y Asmerom, and M S. Lachniet

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Encounters with an unearthly mudstone: Understanding the first mudstone found on Mars, J Schieber, D Bish, M Coleman, M Reed, E M. Hausrath, J Cosgrove, S Gupta, M E. Minitti, K S. Edgett, and M Malin

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Encounters with an unearthly mudstone: Understanding the first mudstone found on Mars, J Schieber, D Bish, M Coleman, M Reed, E M. Hausrath, J Cosgrove, S Gupta, M E. Minitti, K S. Edgett, and M Malin

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The onset of widespread marine red beds and the evolution of ferruginous oceans, H Song, G Jiang, S W. Poulton, P B. Wignall, J Tong, H Song, Z An, D Chu, L Tian, Z She, and C Wang