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Submissions from 2017

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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

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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

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Geochronology and geochemistry of the Fe ore-bearing Zhonggu intrusions of the Ningwu Basin: Implications for tectonic setting and contemporaneous Cu-Au mineralization in the Middle–Lower Yangzte Metallogenic Belt, W Sun, F Yuan, S M. Jowitt, T Zhou, P Hollings, G Liu, and X Li

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Geochronology and geochemistry of the Fe ore-bearing Zhonggu intrusions of the Ningwu Basin: Implications for tectonic setting and contemporaneous Cu-Au mineralization in the Middle–Lower Yangzte Metallogenic Belt, W Sun, F Yuan, S M. Jowitt, T Zhou, P Hollings, G Liu, and X Li

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Formation of shallow-water glaucony in weakly oxygenated Precambrian oceanAn example from the Mesoproterozoic Tieling Formation in North China, D Tang, X Shi, J Ma, G Jiang, X Zhou, and Q Shi

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Formation of shallow-water glaucony in weakly oxygenated Precambrian oceanAn example from the Mesoproterozoic Tieling Formation in North China, D Tang, X Shi, J Ma, G Jiang, X Zhou, and Q Shi

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Review: The Distribution, Flow, and Quality of Grand Canyon Springs, Arizona (USA), Benjamin W. Tobin, Abraham E. Springer, David K. Kreamer, and Edward Schenk

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Petrogenesis of the NWA 7320 enriched martian gabbroic shergottite: Insight into the martian crust, A Udry, G H. Howarth, T J. Lapen, and M Righter

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Petrogenesis of the NWA 7320 enriched martian gabbroic shergottite: Insight into the martian crust, A Udry, G H. Howarth, T J. Lapen, and M Righter

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The deglaciation of the mountains of Mexico and central America [La deglaciación de las montañas de México y América Central], L Vázquez Selem and M S. Lachniet

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The deglaciation of the mountains of Mexico and central America [La deglaciación de las montañas de México y América Central], L Vázquez Selem and M S. Lachniet

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Concentration effect on equilibrium fractionation of Mg-Ca isotopes in carbonate minerals: Insights from first-principles calculations, W Wang, T Qin, C Zhou, S Huang, Z Wu, and F Huang

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Concentration effect on equilibrium fractionation of Mg-Ca isotopes in carbonate minerals: Insights from first-principles calculations, W Wang, T Qin, C Zhou, S Huang, Z Wu, and F Huang

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Effect of Ca content on equilibrium Ca isotope fractionation between orthopyroxene and clinopyroxene, W Wang, C Zhou, T Qin, J T. Kang, S Huang, Z Wu, and F Huang

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Effect of Ca content on equilibrium Ca isotope fractionation between orthopyroxene and clinopyroxene, W Wang, C Zhou, T Qin, J T. Kang, S Huang, Z Wu, and F Huang

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HRC: A 3d NoC architecture with genuine support for runtime thermal-aware task management, X Wang, Y Jiang, M Yang, H Li, and T Mak

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HRC: A 3d NoC architecture with genuine support for runtime thermal-aware task management, X Wang, Y Jiang, M Yang, H Li, and T Mak

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The muscovite granites: Parental rocks to the Nanling Range tungsten mineralization in South China, X Wang, M Ren, and J Chen

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The muscovite granites: Parental rocks to the Nanling Range tungsten mineralization in South China, X Wang, M Ren, and J Chen

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The world's by-product and critical metal resources part II: A method for quantifying the resources of rarely reported metals, T T. Werner, G M. Mudd, and S M. Jowitt

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The world's by-product and critical metal resources part II: A method for quantifying the resources of rarely reported metals, T T. Werner, G M. Mudd, and S M. Jowitt

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The world's by-product and critical metal resources part III: A global assessment of indium, T T. Werner, G M. Mudd, and S M. Jowitt

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The world's by-product and critical metal resources part III: A global assessment of indium, T T. Werner, G M. Mudd, and S M. Jowitt

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Exposure to naturally occurring mineral fibers due to off-road vehicle use: A review, C Wolfe, B Buck, A Miller, J Lockey, C Weis, D Weissman, A Jonesi, and P Ryan

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Exposure to naturally occurring mineral fibers due to off-road vehicle use: A review, C Wolfe, B Buck, A Miller, J Lockey, C Weis, D Weissman, A Jonesi, and P Ryan

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Nanoporous Au-Ag shell with fast kinetics: Integrating chemical and plasmonic catalysis, W Yang, K Wu, W Yang, H Wang, X Lv, L Qian, T Yu, Z Li, X Zhou, G Okumu Barasa, S Yuan, Y Jiang, and Z Yang

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Nanoporous Au-Ag shell with fast kinetics: Integrating chemical and plasmonic catalysis, W Yang, K Wu, W Yang, H Wang, X Lv, L Qian, T Yu, Z Li, X Zhou, G Okumu Barasa, S Yuan, Y Jiang, and Z Yang

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Petrogenesis and timing of emplacement of porphyritic monzonite, dolerite, and basalt associated with the Kuoerzhenkuola Au deposit, Western Junggar, NW China: implications for early Carboniferous tectonic setting and Cu–Au mineralization prospectivity, F Yuan, Y F. Deng, T Zhou, D Zhang, C Xu, S M. Jowitt, R Zhang, and B Zhao

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Petrogenesis and timing of emplacement of porphyritic monzonite, dolerite, and basalt associated with the Kuoerzhenkuola Au deposit, Western Junggar, NW China: implications for early Carboniferous tectonic setting and Cu–Au mineralization prospectivity, F Yuan, Y F. Deng, T Zhou, D Zhang, C Xu, S M. Jowitt, R Zhang, and B Zhao

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High temperature calcium isotope geochemistry in progress and double spike technique, H Zhang, S Huang, and S Li

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High temperature calcium isotope geochemistry in progress and double spike technique, H Zhang, S Huang, and S Li

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Coupled extremely light Ca and Fe isotopes in peridotites, X Zhao, Z Zhang, S Huang, Y Liu, X Li, and H Zhang

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Coupled extremely light Ca and Fe isotopes in peridotites, X Zhao, Z Zhang, S Huang, Y Liu, X Li, and H Zhang

Submissions from 2016

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Hydro chemical determination of source water contributions to Lake Lungo and Lake Ripasottile (central Italy), Claire Archer, Paula J. Noble, David K. Kreamer, Vincenzo Piscopo, Marco Petitta, Mark Rosen, Simon Poulson Giovanni, Piovesan, and Scott Mensing

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Shock synthesis of quasicrystals with implications for their origin in asteroid collisions, P D. Asimow, C Lin, L Bindi, C Ma, Oliver Tschauner, L S. Hollister, and P J. Steinhardt

Phosphate Release: The Effect of Prebiotic Organic Compounds on Dissolution of Mars-Relevant Minerals, Courtney L. Bartlett, Elisabeth M. Hausrath, and Christopher T. Adcock

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Consensus report of the 2015 Weinman international conference on mesothelioma, M Carbone, S Kanodia, A Chao, A Miller, A Wali, D Weissman, A Adjei, F Baumann, P Boffetta, Brenda Buck, M De Perrot, A U. Dogan, S Gavett, A Gualtieri, R Hassan, M Hesdorffer, F R. Hirsch, D Larson, W Mao, S Masten, H I. Pass, J Peto, E Pira, I. Steele, A. Tsao, G A. Woodard, H. Yang, and S. Malik

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The Piñon orogeny, a newly defined Pennsylvanian tectonic event recorded in the Basin and Range, Patricia Cashman, James Trexler, Wanda J. Taylor, and Daniel M. Sturmer

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Magmatic, hydrothermal and subsolidus evolution of the agpaitic nepheline syenites of the Sushina Hill Complex, India: Implications for the metamorphism of peralkaline syenites, A Chakrabarty, R H. Mitchell, M Ren, P K. Saha, S Pal, K L. Pruseth, and A K. Sen

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Compositional heterogeneity of the Sugarloaf melilite nephelinite flow, Honolulu Volcanics, Hawai‘i, D A. Clague, F A. Frey, M O. Garcia, Shichun Huang, M McWilliams, and M H. Beeson

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Expansion and contraction of the indo-pacific tropical rain belt over the last three millennia, R F. Denniston, C C. Ummenhofer, A D. Wanamaker Jr., Matthew Lachniet, G Villarini, Y Asmerom, V J. Polyak, K J. Passaro, J Cugley, D Woods, and W F. Humphreys

Tour of Las Vegas Valley Faults, Las Vegas, Nevada, Craig M. dePolo, Wanda J. Taylor, Jerry King, James Werle, John Peck, and Marvin Nick Saines

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Health effects following subacute exposure to geogenic dusts from arsenic-rich sediment at the Nellis Dunes Recreation Area, Las Vegas, NV, J DeWitt, Brenda Buck, D Goossens, Q Hu, R Chow, W David, S Young, Y Teng, M Leetham-Spencer, L Murphy, J Pollard, B McLaurin, R Gerads, and D Keil

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Quantifying chemical weathering rates along a precipitation gradient on Basse-Terre Island, French Guadeloupe: New insight from U-series isotopes in weathering rinds, J M. Engel, L Ma, P B. Sak, J Gaillardet, Minghua Ren, M A. Engle, and S L. Brantley

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Structural Development and Tectonic Role of the Arrowhead Mine Fault, Pahranagat Shear Zone, Nevada, Michael Evans and Wanda J. Taylor

Bison latifrons was a mixed feeder: isotopic analysis of tooth enamel, Hardy Fabian and Stephen M. Rowland

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The Geochemical Components that Distinguish Loa- and Kea-Trend Hawaiian Shield Lavas, Frederick A. Frey, Shichun Huang, Guangping Xu, and Klaus P. Jochum

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Magmas and their sources: A special issue honoring Frederick A. Frey, M O. Garcia, J M. Rhodes, Shichun Huang, and R Hickey-Vargas

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Effect of a motorcycle helmet on the airborne dust concentration near a rider’s nose and mouth: wind tunnel study and field test, D Goossens and Brenda Buck

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Whole rock and discrete pyrite geochemistry as complementary tracers of ancient ocean chemistry: An example from the Neoproterozoic Doushantuo Formation, China, D D. Gregory, T W. Lyons, R R. Large, Ganqing Jiang, A S. Stepanov, C W. Diamond, M C. Figueroa, and P Olin

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Petrogenesis of high-CaO lavas from Mauna Kea, Hawaii: Constraints from trace element abundances, Shichun Huang and Munir Humayun

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Compositional variation within thick (>10 m) flow units of Mauna Kea Volcano cored by the Hawaii Scientific Drilling Project, Shichun Huang, M J. Vollinger, F A. Frey, J M. Rhodes, and Q Zhang

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Source region analyses of the morainal detritus from the Grove Mountains: Evidence from the subglacial geology of the Ediacaran-Cambrian Prydz Belt of East Antarctica, J Hu, Minghua Ren, Y Zhao, X Liu, and H Chen

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Is the mantle chemically stratified? Insights from sound velocity modeling and isotope evolution of an early magma ocean, E Hyung, Shichun Huang, M I. Petaev, and S B. Jacobsen

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Hydraulic bridges in unsaturated coarse granular media: Influence of bridge size and conductivity on flow through clasts, Jeevan A Jayakody and Michael Nicholl

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Testing the navigational efficiency of desert-dwelling Jurassic arthropods, Zachary A. Jensen, Gordon Haight, and Stephen M. Rowland

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Large Igneous Provinces, Their Giant Mafic Dyke Swarms, and Links to Metallogeny, Simon Jowitt and R E. Ernst

On wholeness and the implicate order in crystals and its implications for consciousness studies, Shirin Kaboli

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Deformation Analysis of Forsterite Olivine Using Electron Channeling Contrast Imaging and Electron Backscatter Diffraction,, Shirin Kaboli, Reynauld Gauvin, and Pamela C. Burnley

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Immunotoxicological and neurotoxicological profile of health effects following subacute exposure to geogenic dust from sand dunes at the Nellis Dunes Recreation Area, Las Vegas, NV, D Keil, Brenda Buck, D Goossens, Y Teng, M Leetham, L Murphy, J Pollard, M Eggers, B McLaurin, R Gerads, and J DeWitt

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Health effects from exposure to atmospheric mineral dust near Las Vegas, NV, USA, D E. Keil, Brenda Buck, D Goossens, Y Teng, J Pollard, B McLaurin, R Gerads, and J DeWitt

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Hydrophilanthropy gone wrong-How well-meaning scientists, engineers, and the general public can make the worldwide water and sanitation situation worse, Dave Kreamer

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A Speleothem Record of Great Basin Paleoclimate: The Leviathan Chronology, Nevada, Matthew Lachniet

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Isoscapes of δ18O and δ2H reveal climatic forcings on Alaska and Yukon precipitation, Matthew Lachniet, D E. Lawson, H Stephen, A R. Sloat, and W P. Patterson

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Investigating palygorskite’s role in the development of mesothelioma in southern Nevada: Insights into fiber-induced carcinogenicity, D Larson, A Powers, J P. Ambrosi, M Tanji, A Napolitano, E G. Flores, F Baumann, L Pellegrini, C J. Jennings, Brenda Buck, B T. McLaurin, D Merkler, C Robinson, P Morris, M Dogan, A U. Dogan, H I. Pass, S Pastorino, M Carbone, and H Yang

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Oxidative stress and lung pathology following geogenic dust exposure, M Leetham, J DeWitt, Brenda Buck, D Goossens, Yuanxin Teng, J Pollard, B McLaurin, R Gerads, and D Keil