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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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The SISAL Database: A Global Resource to Document Oxygen and Carbon Isotope Records from Speleothems, Kamolphat Atsawawaranunt, Laia Comas-Bru, Sahar Amirnezhad Mozhdehi, Michael Deininger, Sandy P. Harrison, Andy Baker, Meighan Boyd, Nikita Kaushal, Syed Masood Ahmad, Yassine Ait Brahim, Monica Arienzo, Petra Bajo, Kerstin Braun, Yuval Burstyn, Sakonvan Chawchai, Wuhui Duan, István Gábor Hatvani, Jun Hu, Zoltán Kern, Inga Labuhn, Matthew Lachniet, Franziska A. Lechleitner, Andrew Lorrey, Carlos Pérez-Mejías, Robyn Pickering, Nick Scroxton, and SISAL Working Group Members

Cyclostratigraphic Constraints On The Duration Of The Datangpo Formation And The Onset Age Of The Nantuo (marinoan) Glaciation In South China, X Bao, S Zhang, G Jiang, H Wu, H Li, X Wang, Z An, and T Yang

When Do Mantle Plumes Destroy Diamonds?, R. E. Ernst, D. R. Davies, Simon M. Jowitt, and I. H. Campbell

Large Igneous Provinces And Their Mafic-ultramafic Intrusions, R E. Ernst, S M. Jowitt, J A. Blanchard, and D A. Liikane

Shergottite Northwest Africa 6963: A Pyroxene‐Cumulate Martian Gabbro, Justin Filiberto, Juliane Gross, Arya Udry, Jarek Trela, Axel Wittmann, Kevin M. Cannon, Sarah Penniston-Dorland, Richard Ash, Victoria E. Hamilton, Andrea L. Meado, Paul Carpenter, Brad Jolliff, and Eric C. Ferré

Fate Of Transition Metals During Passive Carbonation Of Ultramafic Mine Tailings Via Air Capture With Potential For Metal Resource Recovery, J L. Hamilton, S A. Wilson, B Morgan, C C. Turvey, D J. Paterson, S M. Jowitt, J McCutcheon, and G Southam

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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

Recycling Of The Rare Earth Elements, S M. Jowitt, T T. Werner, Z Weng, and G M. Mudd

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

In-situ Synchrotron X-ray Diffraction Deformation and EPSC Modeling of AZ31 Mg Alloy, Shirin Kaboli and Pamela C. Burnley

Nevada Desert Dust With Heavy Metals Suppresses Igm Antibody Production, D E. Keil, B Buck, D Goossens, B McLaurin, L Murphy, M Leetham-Spencer, Y Teng, J Pollard, R Gerads, and J C. DeWitt

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Provenance and Paleogeography of the 25-17 Ma Rainbow Gardens Formation: Evidence for Tectonic Activity at Ca. 19 Ma and Internal Drainage rather than Throughgoing Paleorivers on the Southwestern Colorado Plateau, Melissa A. Lamb, L. Sue Beard, Malia Dragos, Andrew D. Hanson, Thomas A. Hickson, Mark Sitton, Paul J. Umhoefer, Karl E. Karlstrom, Nelia Dunbar, and William McIntosh

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Sunspot Cycles Recorded in Siliciclastic Biolaminites at the Dawn of the Neoproterozoic Sturtian Glaciation in South China, Pengbo Li, Dongjie Tang, Xiaoying Shi, Ganqing Jiang, Xiangkuan Zhao, Xiqiang Zhou, Xinqiang Wang, and Xi Chen

The Genesis of the Hehuashan Pb–Zn Deposit and Implications for the Pb–Zn Prospectivity of the Tongling District, Middle–Lower Yangtze River Metallogenic Belt, Anhui Province, China, Guangxian Liu, Feng Yuan, Yufeng Deng, Simon M. Jowitt, Weian Sun, Noel C. White, Di Yang, Xiansuo Li, Taofa Zhou, and Jan Marten Huizenga

Liebermannite, Kalsi3o8, A New Shock-metamorphic, High-pressure Mineral From The Zagami Martian Meteorite, C Ma, O Tschauner, J R. Beckett, G R. Rossman, C Prescher, V B. Prakapenka, H A. Bechtel, and A MacDowell

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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

Discreditation of Bobdownsite and the Establishment of Criteria for the Identification of Minerals with Essential Monofluorophosphate (PO3F2–), Francis M. McCubbin, Brian L. Phillips, Christopher T. Adcock, Kimberly T. Tait, Andrew Steele, John S. Vaughn, Marc D. Fries, Viorel Atudorei, Kathleen E. Vander Kaaden, and Elisabeth M. Hausrath

Global Platinum Group Element Resources, Reserves And Mining – A Critical Assessment, G M. Mudd, S M. Jowitt, and T T. Werner

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

Stratiform Siderites From The Mesoproterozoic Xiamaling Formation In North China: Genesis And Environmental Implications, Dongjie Tang, Xiaoying Shi, Ganqing Jiang, Tong Wu, Jianbai Ma, and Xiqiang Zhou

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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

Structure Analysis And Conditions Of Formation Of Akimotoite In The Tenham Chondrite, O Tschauner, C Ma, C Prescher, and V B. Prakapenka

Introduction To The Special Issue Of Meteoritics & Planetary Science On “shock Metamorphism And High Pressure Phases In Meteorites And Terrestrial Impactites”, O Tschauner, T G. Sharp, and D Stöffler

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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.

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1.34 Billion-Year-Old Magmatism on Mars Evaluated from the Co-Genetic Nakhlite and Chassignite Meteorites, Arya Urdy and James M. D. Day

Investigating The Response Of Biotite To Impact Metamorphism: Examples From The Steen River Impact Structure, Canada, E L. Walton, T G. Sharp, J Hu, and O Tschauner

Constraints of Hydrothermal and Magmatic Zircon on the Origin of the Yaogangxian Tungsten Deposit, Southern China, Xiang Wang and Minghua Ren

Nitrogen Isotope Constraints on the Early Ediacaran Ocean Redox Structure, Xinqiang Wang, Ganqing Jiang, Xiaoying Shi, Yongbo Peng, and Deborah C. Morales

Deformation Sequence And Geochronological Constraints On The Metamorphism Of The Bikou Terrane, Northwestern Margin Of The Yangtze Block, C Xu, D Yan, S Gu, X Meng, L Qiu, M L. Wells, J Wang, and F Ma

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

Multiple Mineralization Events in the Zacatecas Ag-Pb-Zn-Cu-Au District, and Their Relationship to the Tectonomagmatic Evolution of the Mesa Central, Mexico, Osbaldo Zamora-Vega, Jeremy P. Richards, Terry Spell, S. Andrew Dufrane, and John Williamson

No Measurable Calcium Isotopic Fractionation During Crystallization of Kilauea Iki Lava Lake, Hongming Zhang, Yang Wang, Yongsheng He, Fang-Zhen Teng, Stein B. Jacobsen, Rosalind T. Helz, Bruce D. Marsh, and Shichun Huang

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