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

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Submissions from 2018

Exploring Angrite Meteorites with Microanalysis: A Broad Spectrum Approach to Constraining Petrogenesis, Steven Singletary, Anthony B. Love, Shangshang Mu, Shichun Huang, and John Sinclair

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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

Microbially Mediated Dissolution of Detrital Sanidine and its Reprecipitation as Authigenic Albite and Quartz within Ediacaran Stromatolites---Unifying Microbial Dissolution and Precipitation Processes, Michael A. Strange, Minghua Ren, and Stephen M. Rowland

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

Mining in the Grand Canyon Watershed and the Implications on the Water Quality of Local Springs., Jordan Wachholtz, Gregg Paulson, Crystal Wu, and David K. Kreamer

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

Magmatic Origin for Sediment-Hosted Au Deposits, Guizhou Province, China: In Situ Chemistry and Sulfur Isotope Composition of Pyrites, Shuiyindong and Jinfeng Deposits, Zhuojun Xie, Yong Xia, Jean S. Cline, Michael J. Pribil, Alan Koenig, Qinping Tan, Dongtian Wei, Zepeng Wang, and Jun Yan

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

Structural and Geochronological Constraints on the Early Mesozoic North Longmen Shan Thrust Belt: Foreland Fold‐Thrust Propagation of the SW Qinling Orogenic Belt, Northeastern Tibetan Plateau, Dan-Ping Yan, Liang Qiu, Michael L. Wells, Mei-Fu Zhou, Xiangkun Meng, Song Lu, Sen Zhang, Yu Wang, and Shu-Bing Li

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

Synthesis of Na-Bearing Whitlockite and Implications for Interpretation of Extraterrestrial Phosphate Minerals, Christopher T. Adcock and Elisabeth M. Hausrath

Assessing Habitability on Mars Using Orbiter Data and a Habitability Index., Christopher T. Adcock and Elisabeth M. Hausrath

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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., A. Lanzirotti, M. Newville, M. Kunz C., and C. 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

Applying the Terrestrial Large Igneous Provinces (LIPs) Context to Large-Scale Magmatism on Other Planetary Bodies, Richard E. Ernst, Kenneth L. Buchan, Simon M. Jowitt, and Nasrrddine Youbi

Contaminant Hydrogeology, 3rd edition, William Fetter, David K. Kreamer, and Tom Boving

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

3D Characteristic Analysis-Based Targeting of Concealed Kiruna-Type Fe Oxide-Apatite Mineralization within the Yangzhuang Deposit of the Zhonggu Orefield, Southern Ningwu Volcanic Basin, Middle-Lower Yangtze River Metallogenic Belt, China, Xunyu Hu, Feng Yuan, Xiaohui Li, Simon M. Jowitt, Cai Jia, Mingming Zhang, and Taofa Zhou

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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

Critical Metals in Australia, Simon M. Jowitt and Gavin M. Mudd

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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

Applications of Real Space Crystallography in Characterization of Dislocations in Geological Materials in a Scanning Electron Microscope (SEM)., Shirin Kaboli and Pamela C. Burnley

Applications of electron channeling contrast imaging (ECCI) in failure analysis of in-situ synchrotron X-ray diffraction deformation experiment, Shrin Kaboli and Pamela C. Burnley

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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

Southeast end of the late Paleozoic southwestern Laurentian borderland: ¿Qué pasó?, Timothy Lawton, Patricia H. Cashman, and Wanda 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

Integrated Carbonate-organic Carbon and Nitrogen Isotope Variations of the Early Mississippian Strata in the Southern Great Basin, Western United States, Dev Maharjan, Ganqing Jiang, Yongbo Peng, and Robert A. Henry

Elastic geobarometry: uncertainties arising from the geometry of the host-inclusion system, Mattia L. Mazzucchelli, Pamela C. Burnley, Ross J. Angel, M Chiara Domeneghetti, Fabrizio Nestola, and Matteo Alvaro

Key Trends in Australian Mineral Resources and Production, Gavin M. Mudd and Simon M. Jowitt

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

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