Publications of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas Department of Geoscience Faculty.


Submissions from 2020

Management of Bai Hassan Unconfined Aquifer, Lesser Zab River Basin, Kurdistan Region, Iraq Using a Modeling Approach, Moutaz A. Al-Dabbas, David K. Kreamer, Ayad A. Al-Shammari, and Ali M. Jwad


Preservation of Latest Cretaceous (Maastrichtian) - Paleocene Frogs (Eorubeta nevadensis) of the Sheep Pass Formation of East-Central Nevada and Implications for Paleogeography of the Nevadaplano, Joshua W. Bonde, Peter A. Druschke, Richard P. Hilton, Amy C. Henrici, and Stephen M. Rowland


Neogene Retroarc Foreland Basin Evolution, Sediment Provenance, and Magmatism in Response to Flat Slab Subduction, Western Argentina, Tomas N. Capaldi, Brian K. Horton, N. Ryan McKenzie, Chelsea Mackaman-Lofland, Daniel F. Stockli, Gustavo Ortiz, and Patricia Alvarado

Quaternary Deformation at the Southeastern Margin of the Ordos Block, North China: Inferred From Structural Analysis of Basin-Bounding Faults, Hong Chen, Jianmin Hu, Gang Jin, Michael L. Wells, Xingke Yang, Honghui Wang, and Guodong Bao

The Limits of Freely-Available Tree-Ring Chronologies, Bethany L. Coulthard, Scott St. George, and David M. Meko

Dynamics, Variability, and Change in Seasonal Precipitation Reconstructions for North America, Bethany Coulthard, David W. Stahle, Edward R. Cook, Dorian J. Burnette, Max C. A. Torbenson, Ian M. Howard, Daniel Griffin, Jose Villanueva Diaz, Benjamin I. Cook, Park Williams, Emma Watson, David J. Sauchyn, Neil Pederson, Connie A. Woodhouse, Gregory T. Pederson, David Meko, and Christopher J. Crawford

Ore Classification of Pseudobreccia Ore in the 144 Zone Gold Deposit: A Chemical Replacement Model, Bare Mountain Range, Nevada, Bill T. Fischer and Jean S. Cline

Iodine Records from the Ediacaran Doushantuo Cap Carbonates of the Yangtze Block, South China, Ruliang He, Ganqing Jiang, Wanyi Li, and Zunli Lu

HIMU Geochemical Signature Originating From the Transition Zone, Shichun Huang, Oliver Tschauner, Shuying Yang, Munir Humayun, Wenjun Liu, Stephanie N. Gilbert Corder, Hans A. Bechtel, and Jon Tischler

Middle Triassic Arc Magmatism in the Southern Lhasa Terrane: Geochronology, Petrogenesis and Tectonic Setting, Yong Huang, Minghua Ren, Simon M. Jowitt, Guangming Li, Jianggang Fu, Zhi Zhang, Xinghai Lang, Hong Liu, and Li Zhang

Editorial, Simon Jowitt

Editorial, Simon Jowitt

Editorial, Simon Jowitt

Editorial, Simon Jowitt


COVID-19 and the Global Mining Industry, Simon M. Jowitt


Future Availability of Non-renewable Metal Resources and the Influence of Environmental, Social, and Governance Conflicts on Metal Production, Simon Jowitt, Gavin M. Mudd, and John F.H. Thompson

Redefining the Tonto Group of Grand Canyon and Recalibrating the Cambrian Time Scale, K. E. Karlstrom, M. T. Mohr, M. D. Schmitz, F. A. Sundberg, S. M. Rowland, R. Blakey, J. R. Foster, L. J. Crossey, C. M. Dehler, and J. W. Hagadorn


Great Basin Paleoclimate and Aridity Linked to Artic Warming and Tropical Pacific Sea Surface Temperature, Matthew S. Lachniet, Yemane Asmerom, Victor Polyak, and Rhawn Denniston

Reviewing the Material and Metal Security of Low-Carbon Energy Transitions, Jordy Lee, Morgan Brazilian, Benjamin Sovacool, Kristen Hund, Simon M. Jowitt, T. P. Nguyen, Andre Manberger, Marianne Kah, Suzanne Greene, Clara Galeazzi, Kwame Awuah-Offei, Michael Moats, John Tilton, and Steve Kukoda

Convolutional Neural Network and Transfer Learning Based Mineral Prospectivity Modeling for Geochemical Exploration of Au Mineralization Within the Guandian–Zhangbaling area, Anhui Province, China, He Li, Xiaohui Li, Feng Huan, Simon M. Kowitt, Mingming Zhang, Jie Zhou, Taofa Zhou, Xiangling Li, Can Ge, and Bangcai Wu

Geochronology, Petrogenesis and Metallogenic Implications of Mineralizarion-Related Intrusive Rocks in the Xuancheng Ore District, Eastern China, Yue Li, Feng Yuan, Simon M. Jowitt, Yufeng Deng, Xunyu Hu, Guangxian Liu, Xiaohui Li, and Taofa Zhou


Late Quaternary Climate Variability and Change from Aotearoa New Zealand Speleothems: Progress in Age Modelling, Oxygen Isotope Master Record Construction and Proxy-Model Comparisons, Andrew M. Lorrey, Paul W. Williams, John-Mark Woolley, Nicolas C. Faushereau, Adam Hartland, Helen Bostock, Shaun Eaves, Matthew S. Lachniet, James A. Renwick, and Vidya Varma

Warkite, Ca2Sc6Al6O20, A New Mineral in Carbonaceous Chondrites and a Key-Stone Phase in Ultrarefractory Inclusions from the Solar Nebula, Chi Ma, Alexander A. Krot, John R. Beckett, Kazuhide Nagashima, Oliver Tschauner, George R. Rossman, Steven B. Simon, and Addi Bischof

Warkite, Ca2Sc6Al6O20, a New Mineral in Carbonaceous Chondrites and a Key-Stone Phase in Ultrarefractory Inclusions From the Solar Nebula, Chi Ma, Alexander N. Krot, John R. Beckett, Kazuhide Nagashima, Oliver Tschauner, George R. Rossman, Steven B. Simon, and Addi Bischoff


Radiological Identification of Near‐Surface Mineralogical Deposits Using Low‐Altitude Unmanned Aerial Vehicle, Peter G. Martin, Dean T. Connor, Natalia Estrada, Adel El-Turke, David Megson-Smith, Chris P. Jones, David K. Kreamer, and Thomas B. Scott

Three Hundred Years of Snowpack Variability in Southwestern British Columbia Reconstructed From Tree‐Rings, Bryan J. Mood, Bethany Coulthard, and Dan J. Smith

Mining in Papua New Guinea: A Complex Story of Trends, Impacts and Governance, Gavin M. Mudd, Charles Roche, Stephen A. Northey, Simon M. Jowitt, and Gama Gamato

Flow Topology in the Confluence of an Open Channel with Lateral Drainage Pipe, Mohammad Nazari-Sharabian, Moses Karakouzian, and Donald Hayes

Thallium Isotope Ratios in Shales from South China and Northwestern Canada Suggest Widespread O2 Accumulation in Marine Bottom Waters was an Uncommon Occurrence During the Ediacaran Period, Chadlin M. Ostrander, Jeremy D. Owens, Sune G. Nielsen, Timothy W. Lyons, Yunchao Shu, Xinming Chen, Erik A. Sperling, Ganqing Jiang, David T. Johnston, Swapan K. Sahoo, and Ariel D. Anbar

Constraining Ancient Magmatic Evolution on Mars Using Crystal Chemistry of Detrital Igneous Minerals in the Sedimentary Bradbury Group, Gale Crater, Mars, V. Payré, K. L. Siebach, R. Dasgupta, Arya Udry, E. B. Rampe, and S. M. Morrison

Snow Algae Preferentially Grow on Fe-containing Minerals and Contribute to the Formation of Fe Phases, Charity M. Phillips-Lander, Zoe Harrold, Elisabeth M. Hausrath, Antonio Lanzirotti, Matthew Newville, Christopher T. Adcock, James A. Raymond, Shichun Huang, Oliver Tschauner, and Arlaine Sanchez

The Timing of Brittle Deformation: An Example From the Cenozoic Faults in the Youjiang Fold‐Thrust Belt in Southwestern China, Liang Qiu, Dan-Ping Yan, Wen-Xing Yang, Wentao Cao, Minghua Ren, Tian Gao, Jianmeng Dong, and Fang-Yue Wang


Thermal Analysis, Compressibility, and Decomposition of Synthetic Bastnäsite-(La) to Lanthanum Oxyfluoride, Richard L. Rowland, Barbara Lavina, Kathleen E. Vander Kadeen, Lisa R. Danielson, and Pamela C. Burnely

Early Adaptation to Eolian Sand Dunes by Basal Amniotes Is Documented in Two Pennsylvanian Grand Canyon Trackways, Stephen M. Rowland, Mario V. Caputo, and Zachary A. Jensen

Caleta el Cobre 022 Martian Meteorite: Increasing Nakhlite Diversity, L. Krämer Ruggiu, J. Gattacceca, B. Devouard, Arya Udry, V. Debaille, P. Rochette, J. P. Lorand, L. Bonal, P. Beck, V. Sautter, H. Busemann, M. M. M. Meier, C. Maden, G. Hublet, and R. Martinez

A Lake Sediment Stable Isotope Record of Late-Middle to Late Holocene Hydroclimate Variability in the Western Guatemala Highlands, Nathan D. Stansell, Bryon A. Steinman, Matthew S. Lachniet, Jacob Feller, William Harvey, Alejandro Fernandez, Christopher J. Shea, Brittany Price, Jason Coenen, Maxwell Boes, and Stephen Perdziola

The Atud Gabbro–Diorite Complex: Glimpse of the Cryogenian Mixing, Assimilation, Storage and Homogenization Zone Beneath the Eastern Desert of Egypt, Robert J. Stern, Kamal Ali, Paul D. Asimow, Mokhles K. Azer, Matthew I. Leybourne, Heba S. Mubarak, Minghua Ren, Rolf L. Romer, and Martin J. Whitehouse

Glimpses of Oceanic Lithosphere of the Challenger Deep Forearc Segment in the Southernmost Marianas: The 143°E Transect, 5800–4200 m, Robert J. Stern, Yas Ohara, Minghua Ren, Matt Leybourne, and Brent Bowers

Quantifying the Base Flow of the Colorado River: Its Importance in Sustaining Perennial Flow in Northern Arizona and Southern Utah (USA), Riley K. Swanson, Abraham E. Springer, David K. Kreamer, Benjamin W. Tobin, and Denielle M. Perry

Riesite, a New High Pressure Polymorph of TiO2 from the Ries Impact Structure, Tschauner, Chi Ma, Antonio Lanzirotti, and Matthew G. Newville

Empirical Constrains on Volume Changes in Pressure-Induced Solid State Transformations, Oliver Tschauner

High‐Pressure Carbonaceous Phases as Minerals, Oliver Tschauner

Transient Shallow-Ocean Oxidation Associated with the Late Ediacaran Nama Skeletal Fauna: Evidence from Iodine Contents of the Lower Nama Group, Southern Namibia, Collen-Issia Uahengo, Xiaoying Shi, Ganqing Jiang, and Absai Vatuva

Hydrous Olivine Alteration on Mars and Earth, Zoltan Vaci, Carl B. Agee, Christopher D.K. Herd, Erin Walton, Oliver Tschauner, Karen Ziegler, Vitali B. Prakapenka, Eran Greenberg, and Sylvia Monique-Thomas


Arc‐Type Magmatism Due to Continental‐Edge Plowing Through Ancient Subduction‐Enriched Mantle, Douwe J.J. van Hinsbergen, Wim Spakman, Hugo de Boorder, Michiel van Dongen, Simon M. Jowitt, and Paul R.D. Mason

Reply to Bada: Acidity and Fluid Composition on the Tagish Lake Parent Body, Lee F. White, Kimberly T. Tait, Brian Langelier, Elizabeth A. Lymer, Ana Cernok, Tanya V. Kizovskia, Chi Ma, Oliver Tschauner, and Richard I. Nicklin


Evidence for Sodium-Rich Alkaline Water in the Tagish Lake Parent Body and Implications for Amino Acid Synthesis and Racemization, Lee F. White, Kimberly T. Tait, Brian Langelier, Elizabeth A. Lymer, Ana Černok, Tanya V. Kizovski, Chi Ma, Oliver Tschauner, and Richard I. Nicklin


Initiation of a Stable Convective Hydroclimatic Regime in Central America Circa 9000 Years BP, Amos Winter, Davide Zanchettin, Matthew Lachniet, Rolf Vieten, Francesco S. R. Pausata, Fredrik Charpentier Ljungqvist, Hai Cheng, R. Lawrence Edwards, Thomas Miller, Sara Rubinetti, Angelo Rubino, and Carla Taricco

Phase Equilibria and Geochronology of Triassic Blueschists in the Bikou Terrane and Mesozoic Tectonic Evolution of the Northwestern Margin of the Yangtze Block (SW China), Chenguang Xu, Michael L. Wells, Dan-Ping Yan, Liang Qiu, Yu Zhou, and Yixi Zhang

Formation of Lunar Highlands Anorthosites, Xiaoqing Xu, Hejiu Hui, Wei Chen, Shichun Huang, Clive R. Neal, and Xisheng Xu

Submissions from 2019

Modeling Gamma Radiation Exposure Rates Using Geologic and Remote Sensing Data to Locate Radiogenic Anomalies, Christopher T. Adcock, Daniel A. Haber, Pamela C. Burnley, Russell L. Malchow, and Elisabeth M. Hausrath

Pressure-Temperature-Time Paths from the Funeral Mountains, California, Reveal Jurassic Retroarc Underthrusting during Early Sevier Orogenesis, Suzanne Craddock Affinati, Thomas D. Hoisch, Michael L. Wells, and Jeffery D. Vervoort

Nature and Evolution of the Precambrian Lithosphere Beneath the Arabian Shield of Saudi Arabia Deduced from A Suite of Xenoliths from the Harrat Hutaymah Cenozoic Volcanic Field, Ahmed Hassan Ahmed, Shehta Abdallah, Kamal A. Ali, and Minghua Ren

A Seismic Hazards Overview of the Urban Regions of Nevada: Recent Advancements and Research Directions, John G. Anderson, Richard D. Koehler, Rachel Abercrombie, Sean Kamran Ahdi, Stephen Angster, Jayne Bormann, James N. Brune, Seth M. Dee, Craig dePolo, Stephen E. Dickerson, Michelle Dunn, James E. Faulds, William C. Hammond, Rachel Hatch, Annie Kell, Graham Kent, Corne Kreemer, John Louie, Ian Pierce, Christine J. Ruhl, Kenneth D. Smith, Wanda Taylor, Steven G. Wesnousky, and Ivan Wong

The Potential Science and Engineering Value of Samples Delivered to Earth by Mars Sample Return, David W. Beaty, Monica M. Grady, Harry Y. McSween, Elliot Sefton-Nash, B. L. Carrier, Francesca Altieri, Yuri Amelin, Eleonora Ammannito, Mahesh Anand, Liane G. Benning, Janice L. Bishop, Lars E. Borg, Dale Boucher, John R. Brucato, Henner Busemann, Kathleen A. Campbell, Andrew D. Czaja, Vinciane Debaille, David J. Des Marais, Michael Dixon, Bethany L. Ehlmann, Jack D. Farmer, David C. Fernandez-Remolar, Justin Filiberto, Jennifer Fogarty, Daniel P. Galvin, Y. S. Goreva, Lydia J. Hallis, Andrea Dawn Harrington, Elisabeth M. Hausrath, and Chris D.K. Herd

Geological Evaluation of the MSRAD Field Site by a Human Field Party: Implications for Rover-Based Exploration Operations and for the Future Human Exploration of Mars, David W. Beaty, Victoria J. Hipkin, Christy M. Caudill, Robin F. Hansen, Elisabeth M. Hausrath, Catherine Maggiori, Ryan McCoubrey, Joseph C. Parrish, and S. J. Ralston

Twenty-Three Unsolved Problems in Hydrology (UPH) -- A Community Perspective, Günter Blöschl, Marc F.P. Bierkens, Antonio Chambel, Christophe Cudennec, Georgia Destouni, Aldo Fiori, James W. Kirchner, Jeffrey J. McDonnell, Hubert H.G. Savenjie, Murugesu Sivapalan, Christine Stumpp, Elena Toth, Elena Volpi, Gemma Carr, Claire Lupton, Jose Salinas, Borbala Szeles, Alberto Viglione, Hafzullah Aksoy, Scott T. Allen, Anam Amin, Vazken Andreassian, Berit Arheimer, Santosh K. Aryal, Victor Baker, Earl Bardsley, Marlies H. Barendrecht, Alena Bartosova, Okke Batelaan, Wouter R. Berghuijs, and Keith Beven

Elastic Plastic Self-Consistent (EPSC) Modeling of San Carlos Olivine Deformed in a D-DIA Apparatus, Pamela C. Burnley and Shirin Kaboli

Paleomagnetic Evidence for the Gothenburg Geomagnetic Excursion during the Pleistocene–Holocene Transition Recorded in the Paleo-Danyang Lake, Eastern China, Zhongliang Chen, Feng Yuan, Jinzhe Zhang, Shihao Shen, Xiaohui Li, Xiangling Li, Meng Huang, and Simon M. Jowitt

Petrology of the Enriched Poikilitic Shergottite Northwest Africa 10169: Insight into the Martian Interior, Logan M. Combs, Arya Udry, Geoffrey H. Howarth, Minako Righter, Thomas J. Lapen, Juliane Gross, Daniel K. Ross, Rachel R. Rahib, and James M.D. Day

An Isotopically Depleted Lower Mantle Component Is Intrinsic to the Hawaiian Mantle Plume, Christopher DeFelice, Soumen Mallick, Alberto E. Saal, and Shichun Huang

The Aeroponic Rhizosphere Microbiome: Community Dynamics in Early Succession Suggest Strong Selectional Forces, Jennifer W. Edmonds, Joshua D. Sackett, Hunter Lomprey, Heather L. Lomprey, and Duane P. Moser

A New Plumbing System Framework for Mantle Plume-Related Continental Large Igneous Provinces and Their Mafic-Ultramafic Intrusions, Richard E. Ernst, Dustin A. Liikane, Simon M. Jowitt, K. L. Buchan, and J. A. Blanchard

The Influence of Thermal Processing on the Sorption of Cs and Sr by Sitinakite, Seth R. Gainey, Matheus T. Lauar, Christopher T. Adcock, Jacimara R. Batista, Kenneth Czerwinski, and David E. Hatchett

A Nanoscale Investigation of Carlin-Type Gold Deposits: An Atom-Scale Elemental and Isotopic Perspective, Philippe Gopon, James O. Douglas, Maria A. Auger, Lars Hansen, Jon Wade, Jean S. Cline, Laurence J. Robb, and Michael P. Moody

Discovery of Cryptotephra at Middle–Upper Paleolithic Sites Arma Veirana and Riparo Bombrini, Italy: A New Link for Broader Geographic Correlations, Jayde N. Hirniak, Eugene I. Smith, Racheal Johnsen, Minghua Ren, Jamie Hodgkins, Caley Orr, Fabio Negrino, Julien Riel‐Salvatore, Shelby Fitch, Christopher J. Miller, Andrea Zerboni, Guido S. Mariani, Jacob A. Harris, Claudine Gravel‐Miguel, David Strait, Marco Peresani, Stefano Benazzi, and Curtis W. Marean


Numerical Simulation Based Targeting of the Magushan Skarn Cu-Mo Deposit, Middle-Lower Yangtze Metallogenic Belt, China, Xunyu Hu, Xiaohui Li, Feng Yuan, Alison Ord, Simon M. Jowitt, Yue Li, Wenqiang Dai, Rui Ye, and Taofa Zhou

Numerical Modeling of Ore-Forming Processes Within the Chating CU-Au Porphyry-Type Deposit, China: Implications for the Longevity of Hydrothermal Systems and Potential Uses in Mineral Exploration, Xunyu Hu, Xiaohui Li, Feng Yuan, Alison Ord, Simon M. Jowitt, Yue Li, Wenqiang Dai, and Taofa Zhou

Geochemistry of Metamorphic Rocks and Mineralization in the Golgohar Iron Ore Deposit (No. 1), Sirjan, SE Iran: Implications for Paleotechtonic Setting and Ore Genesis, Afsane Jafari, Mohammad Hassan Karimpour, Seyed Ahmad Mazaheri, Azadeh Malekzadeh Shafaroudi, and Minghua Ren

Editorial, Simon Jowitt

Editorial, Simon Jowitt

Editorial, Simon Jowitt


Pacific Southwest United States Holocene Droughts and Pluvials Inferred From Sediment δ18O (calcite) and Grain Size Data (Lake Elsinore, California), Matthew E.C. Kirby, William Paul Patterson, Matthew Lachniet, James A. Noblet, Michael A. Anderson, Kevin Nichols, and Judith Avila

Pacific Southwest United States Holocene Droughts and Pluvials Inferred From Sediment δ18O (calcite) and Grain Size Data (Lake Elsinore, California), Matthew E.C. Kirby, William Paul Patterson, Matthew Lachniet, James A. Noblet, Michael A. Anderson, Kevin Nichols, and Judith Avila

Early Cretaceous Tectonic Transition and SW-Ward Basin Migration in Northern Liaodong Peninsula, NE China: Sedimentary, Structural, and Geochronological Contraints, Ruoyan Kong, Dan-Ping Yan, Liang Qui, Michael L. Wells, Anping Wang, Xiaoyu Dong, Hongxu Mu, and Ling-Xiao Gong

Caleta El Cobre 022: An Unusual Nakhlite with Abundant Aqueous Alteration, Lisa Krämer Ruggiu, Jérôme Gattacceca, Bertrand Devouard, Arya Udry, Vinciane Debaille, Pierre Rochette, Jean-Pierre Lorand, Lydie Bonal, Pierre Beck, Violaine Sautter, M M. Meier, Matthieu Gounelle, Yves Marrocchi, C. Madden, and H. Busemann


Subglacial Meltwater Supported Aerobic Marine Habitats During Snowball Earth, Maxwell A. Lechte, Malcolm W. Wallace, Ashleig van Smeerdijk Hooda, Weiqiang Li, Ganqing Jiang, Galen P. Halverson, Dan Asael, Stephanie L. McColl, and Noah J. Planavsky


Chemostratigraphic Correlations Across the First Major Trilobite Extinction and Faunal Turnovers Between Laurentia and South China, Jih-Pai Lin, Frederick A. Sunberg, Ganqing Jiang, Isabel P. Montanez, and Thomas Wotte

First-Principles Investigation of Equilibrium K Isotope Fractionation Among K-Bearing Minerals, Yonghui Li, Wenzhong Wang, Zhongqing Wu, and Shichun Huang

Chenmingite, FeCr2O4 in the CaFe2O4-type Structure, a Shock-induced, High-pressure Mineral in the Tissint Martian Meteorite, Chi Ma, Oliver Tschauner, John R. Beckett, Yang Liu, Eran Greenberg, and Vitali B. Prakapenka

A Vacancy‐Rich, Partially Inverted Spinelloid Silicate, (Mg,Fe,Si)2(Si,□)o4, as a Major Matrix Phase in Shock Melt Veins of the Tenham and Suizhou l6 Chondrites, Chi Ma, Oliver Tschauner, Luca Bindi, John R. Beckett, and Xiande Xie


Speleothem Paleoclimatology for the Caribbean, Central America, and North America, Jessica L. Oster, Sophie F. Warken, Natasha Sekhon, Monica M. Arienzo, and Matthew Lachniet

Multiple Negative Molybdenum Isotope Excursions in the Doushantuo Formation (South China) Fingerprint Complex Redox-Related Processes in the Ediacaran Nanhua Basin, Chadlin M. Ostrander; Swapan K. Sahoo; Brian Kendall; Ganqing Jiang; Noah J. Planavsky; Timothy W. Lyons; Sune G. Nielsen; Jeremy D, Owens; Gwyneth W. Gordon; Stephen J. Romaniello; and Ariel D. Anbar

Melt Inclusion Analyses to Constrain Parental Magma Compositions of the Nakhlite Meteorites, Amanda M. Ostwald, Arya Udry, and Juliane Gross

Aqueous Alteration of Pyroxene in Sulfate, Chloride, and Perchlorate Brines: Implications for Post-Noachian Aqueous Alteration on Mars, Charity M. Phillips-Lander, Andrew S. Elwood Madden, Elisabeth M. Hausrath, and Megan E. Elwood Madden

Mantle Source to Near-Surface Emplacement of Enriched and Intermediate Poikilitic Shergottites in Mars, Rachel R. Rahib; Arya Udry; Geoffrey H. Howarth; Juliane Gross; Marine Paquet; Logan M. Combs; Dara L. Laczniak; and James M.D, Day

Formation and Emplacement of Martian Poikilitic Shergottites, Rachel R. Rahib, Arya Udry, Geoffrey H. Howarth, Juliane Gross, Marine Paquet, Logan M. Combs, Dara L. Laczniak, and Jonathan M. Day

Primitive Old World Monkey from the Earliest Miocene of Kenya and the Evolution of Cercopithecoid Bilophodonty, D. Tab Rasmussen, Anthony R. Friscia, Mercedes Gutierrez, John Kappelman, Ellen R. Miller, Samuel Muteti, Dawn Reynoso, James B. Rossie, Terry L. Spell, Neil J. Tabor, Elizabeth Gierlowski-Kordesch Ohio State University, Bonnie F. Jacobs, Benson Kyongo, Mathew Macharwas, and Francis Muchemi

Hydrogeochemical Characteristics and Assessment of Groundwater Quality in Cox's Bazar Town and its Surrounding Area, Southeast Bangladesh, Ashraf Ali Seddique, Harue Masuda, David K. Kreamer, Ryo Anma, and Y. Yokoo

A Pulse of Oxygen Increase in the Early Mesoproterozoic Ocean at ca. 1.57–1.56 Ga, Mohan Shang, Dongjie Tang, Xiaoying Shi, Limin Zhou, Xiqiang Zhou, Huyue Song, and Gangqing Jiang

Stable Chromium Isotope Fractionation During Magmatic Differentiation: Insights From Hawaiian Basalts and Implications for Planetary Redox Conditions, Ji Shen, Jiuxing Xia, Liping Qin, Richard W. Carlson, Shichun Huang, Rosalind T. Helz, and Timothy D. Mock


Pressure-Induced Phase Transition in 1,3,5-triamino-2,4,6-trinitrobenzene (TATB), Brad A. Steele, Samantha M. Clarke, Matthew P. Kroonblawd, I-Feng W. Kuo, Philip F. Pagoria, Sergey N. Tkachev, Jesse S. Smith, Sorin Bastea, Laurence E. Fried, Joseph M. Zaug, Elissaios Stavrou, and Oliver Tschauner

In Situ LA–ICP–MS Trace Element Analyses of Magnetite: Genetic Implications for the Zhonggu Orefield, Ningwu Volcanic Basin, Anhui Province, China, Weian Sun, Feng Yuan, Simon M. Jowitt, Taofa Zhu, Guangxian Liu, Xiaohui Li, Fangyue Wang, and Valentin R. Troll

In Situ LA–ICP–MS Trace Element Analyses of Magnetite: Genetic Implications for the Zhonggu Orefield, Ningwu Volcanic Basin, Anhui Province, China, Weian Sun, Feng Yuan, Simon M. Jowitt, Taofa Zhu, Guangxian Liu, Xiaohui Li, Fangyue Wang, and Valentin R. Troll

A Record of Mid- and Late Holocene Paleohydroclimate from Lower Pahranagat Lake, Southern Great Basin, Kevin M. Theissen, Thomas A. Hickson, Ashley L. Brundrett, Sarah E. Horns, and Matthew S. Lachniet

High-Pressure Minerals, Oliver Tschauner

A Vacancy-Rich, Partially Inverted Spinelloid Silicate, (Mg,Fe,Si)(2)(Si,)O-4, as a Major Matrix Phase in Shock Melt Veins of the Tenham and Suizhou L6 Chondrites, Oliver Tschauner, Chi Ma, Luca Bindi, John R. Beckett, and Xiande Xie

Reclassification of four aubrites as enstatite chondrite impact melts: Potential geochemical analogs for Mercury, Arya Udry, Zoe E. Wilbur, Rachel R. Rahib, Francis M. McCubbin, Kathleen E. Vander-Kaaden, Timothy J. McCoy, Karen Ziegler, Juliane Gross, Christopher DeFelice, Logan Combs, and Brent D. Turrin

Equilibrium Inter-Mineral Titanium Isotope Fractionation: Implication for High-Temperature Titanium Isotope Geochemistry, Wenzhong Wang, Shichun Huang, Fang Huang, Xinmiao Zhao, and Zhongqing Wu

Assessment of the Ore-Forming Process of the Gejiu Tin District (South China), Xiang Wang and Minghua Ren