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Magmatic volatiles (H, C, N, F, S, Cl) in the lunar mantle, crust, and regolith: Abundances, distributions, processes, and reservoirs Francis M. McCubbin, Kathleen E. Vander Kaaden, Romain Tartèse, Rachel L. Klima, Yang Liu, James Mortimer, Jessica J. Barnes, Charles K. Shearer, Allan H. Treiman, David J. Lawrence, Stephen M. Elardo, Dana M. Hurley, Jeremy W. Boyce, and Mahesh Anand preprint

Three-component mixed-layer illite-smectite-kaolinite (I/S/K) minerals in hydromorphic soils, south China Hanlie Hong, Feng Cheng, Ke Yin, Gordon Jock Churchman, and Chaowen Wang preprint

Elastic wave velocity anomalies of anorthite in subducting plate: In situ experiments Kyoko N. Matsukage, Yu Nishihara, Fumiya Noritake, Katsuyuki Kawamura, Noriyoshi Tsujino, Moe Sakurai, Yuji Higo, Junichi Nakajima, Akira Hasegawa, and Eiichi Takahashi preprint

Petrology on Mars Harry Y. McSween Jr. preprint

Discovery of stishovite in Apollo 15299 sample Shohei Kaneko, Masaaki Miyahara, Eiji Ohtani, Tomoko Arai, Naohisa Hirao, and Kazuhisa Sato preprint

Normal to inverse transition in martian spinel: Understanding the interplay between chromium, vanadium, and iron valence state partitioning through a crystal-chemical lens James J. Papike, Paul V. Burger, Aaron S. Bell, Charles, K. Shearer, Loan Le, and John Jones preprint

New structure of high-pressure body-centered orthorhombic Fe2SiO4 Takamitsu Yamanaka, Atsushi Kyono, Yuki Nakamoto, Svetlana Kharlamova, Viktor V. Struzhkin, Stephen A. Gramsch, Ho-kwang Mao, and Russell J. Hemley preprint

Beyond the Equilibrium Paradigm: How Consideration of Kinetics Enhances Metamorphic Interpretation William D. Carlson, David R.M. Pattison, and Mark J. Caddick preprint

Uranium scavenging during mineral replacement reactions Kan Li, Allan Pring, Barbara Etschmann, Edeltraud Macmillan, Yung Ngothai, Brian O’Neill, Anthony Hooker, Fred Mosselmans, and Joël Brugger preprint

Magnetic anisotropy in natural amphibole crystals Andrea R. Biedermann, Christian Bender Koch, Thomas Pettke, and Ann M. Hirt preprint

Synthesis, characterization and thermodynamics of arsenates forming in the Ca-Fe(III)-As(V)-NO3 system: Implications for the stability of Ca-Fe arsenates Dogan Paktunc, Juraj Majzlan, Artis Huang, Yves Thibault, Michel B. Johnson, and Mary Anne White preprint

Planar microstructures in zircon from paleo-seismic zones Elizaveta Kovaleva, Urs Klötzli, Gerlinde Habler, and John Wheeler preprint

Dissolved Cl, Oxygen Fugacity, and Their Effects on Fe Behavior in a Hydrous Rhyodacitic Melt Aaron S. Bell and James D. Webster preprint

A new mineral from the Bellerberg, Eifel, Germany, intermediate between mullite and sillimanite Reinhard X. Fischer, Valeria Tikhonova, Johannes Birkenstock, Lennart A. Fischer, Klaus Herrmann, Kurt Mengel, and Hartmut Schneider preprint

Yusupovite, Na2Zr(Si6O15)(H2O)3, a new mineral species from the Darai-Pioz alkaline massif and its implications as a new microporous filter for large ions Atali A. Agakhanov, Leonid A. Pautov, Vladimir Y. Karpenko, Elena Sokolova, Yassir A. Abdu, Frank C. Hawthorne, Igor V. Pekov, and Oleg I. Siidra preprint

Compositional variation and timing of aluminum phosphate-sulfate minerals in the basement rocks along the P2 fault and in association with the McArthur River uranium deposit, Athabasca Basin, Saskatchewan, Canada Erin E. Adlakha and Keiko Hattoris preprint

Topotactic and reconstructive changes at high pressure and temperatures from Cs-natrolite to Cs-hexacelsian Huijeong Hwang, Donghoon Seoung, G. Diego Gatta, Douglas A. Blom, Thomas Vogt, and Yongjae Lees preprint

Dependence of R fluorescence lines of rubies on Cr3+ concentration at various temperatures Gao Rong, Li Heping, and Zhao Jingtai preprint

Assuring the Future of Mineralogy John B. Brady preprint

Technical Note: Calculation of stoichiometry from EMP data for apatite and other phases with mixing on monovalent anion sites Richard A. Ketcham preprint

Aluminum and iron behavior in glasses from destabilized spinels: a record of fluid/melt-mineral interaction in mantle xenoliths from Massif Central, France Michel Fialin and Christiane Wagner preprint

Silica polymorphs in lunar granite: Implications for granite petrogenesis on the Moon Stephen M. Seddio, Randy L. Korotev, Bradley L. Jolliff, and Alian Wang preprint

Origin and significance of the yellow cathodoluminescence (CL) of quartz Jens Götze, Yuanming Pan, Marion Stevens-Kalceff, Ulf Kempe, and Axel Müller preprint

Weathering of the Ethiopian volcanic province: A new weathering index to characterize and compare soils Jennifer S Le Blond, Javier Cuadros, Yordanos B Molla, Tadesse Berhanu, Mohammed Umer, Peter J Baxter, and Gail Davey preprint

Enthalpies of formation of rare earth niobates, RE3NbO7 Aleksandra Mielewczyk-Gryn and Alexandra Navrotsky preprint

Synthesis of Large and Homogeneous Single Crystals of Water-Bearing Minerals by Slow Cooling at Deep-Mantle Pressures Takuo Okuchi, Narangoo Purevjav, Naotaka Tomioka, Jung-Fu Lin, Takahiro Kuribayashi, Louise Schoneveld, Huijeong Hwang, Naoya Sakamoto, Noriyuki Kawasaki, and Hisayoshi Yurimoto preprint

Bubbles do matter Claudia Cannatelli preprint

Linear partitioning in binary solutions: a review with a novel partitioning array S. A. Morse preprint

Zircon dissolution and growth during metamorphism Suzanne L. Baldwin preprint

The mobility of Nb in rutile-saturated NaCl- and NaF-bearing aqueous fluids from 1-6.5 GPa and 300-800 °C Elizabeth A. Tanis, Adam Simon, Oliver Tschauner, Paul Chow, Yuming Xiao, Pamela Burnley, Christopher J. Cline Ii, John M. Hanchar, Thomas Pettke, Guoyin Shen, and Yusheng Zhao preprint

Kinetics of deuteration in andradite Peipei Zhang, Jannick Ingrin, Christophe Depecker, and Qunke Xia preprint

The Effect of the [Na/(Na+K)] Ratio on Fe Speciation in Phonolitic Glasses Maria Rita Cicconi, Gabriele Giuli, Werner Ertel-Ingrisch, Eleonora Paris, and Donald B. Dingwell preprint


Scandium- and REE-rich tourmaline replaced by Sc-rich REE-bearing epidote-group mineral from the mixed (NYF + LCT) Kracovice pegmatite (Moldanubian Zone, Czech Republic) Renata Čopjaková, Radek Škoda, Michaela Vašinová Galiová, Milan Novák, and Jan Cempírek preprint

Identification of nanocrystalline goethite in reduced clay formations. Application to the Callovian-Oxfordian formation of Bure (France) Myriam Kars, Catherine Lerouge, Sylvain Grangeon, Charles Aubourg, Christophe Tournassat, Benoît Madé, and Francis Clarets preprint

Effect of crystal defects on diamond morphology during dissolution in the mantle Alexander F. Khokhryakov and Yuri N. Palyanov preprint

Inter-Laboratory Comparison of Fission Track Confined Length and Etch Figure Measurements in Apatite Richard A. Ketcham, Andrew Carter, and Anthony J. Hurford preprint

High-pressure equation of state and phase transition in PbAl2Si2O8 feldspar Nadia Curetti, Piera Benna and Emiliano Bruno preprint

Experimental confirmation of high temperature silicate liquid immiscibility in multicomponent ferrobasaltic systems Tong Hou and Ilya V. Veksler preprint

222Rn and 220Rn emanations as a function of the absorbed α-doses from select metamict minerals Dariusz Malczewski and Maria Dziurowicz preprint

Pink colour in Type I diamonds: Is deformation twinning the cause? Daniel Howell, David Fisher, Sandra Piazolo, William L. Griffin, and Samantha J. Sibleys preprint

Mineralogy, materials science, energy, and environment – A 2015 perspective Alexandra Navrotsky preprint

NMR and Computational Molecular Modeling Studies of Mineral Surfaces and Interlayer Galleries: A Review R. James Kirkpatrick, Andrey G. Kalinichev, Geoffrey M. Bowers, A. Ozgur Yazaydin, Marimuthu Krishnan, Moumita Saharay, and Christin P. Morrow preprint

Optical Constants of Synthetic Potassium, Sodium, and Hydronium Jarosite Elizabeth C. Sklute, Timothy D. Glotch, Jennifer L. Piatek, William R. Woerner Alexis A. Martone, and Meredith L. Kraner preprint

Nano- and Micro-geochronology in Hadean and Archean Zircons by Atom-Probe Tomography and SIMS: New Tools for Old Minerals John W. Valley, David A. Reinhard, Aaron J. Cavosie, Takayuki Ushikubo, Daniel F. Lawrence, David J. Larson, Thomas F. Kelly, David Snoeyenbos, and Ariel Strickland preprint

First evidence of CaCO3-III and CaCO3-IIIb - high-pressure polymorphs of calcite – authigenically formed in near surface sediments Maike Schaebitz, Richard Wirth, Christoph Janssen, and Georg Dresen preprint

Pieczkaite, ideally Mn5(PO4)3Cl, a new apatite-supergroup mineral from Cross Lake, Manitoba, Canada: Description and crystal structure Kimberly Tait, Neil A. Ball, and Frank C. Hawthorne preprint

Quantification of Water in Majoritic Garnet Sylvia-Monique Thomas, Kathryn Wilson, Monika Koch-Müller, Erik H. Hauri, Catherine McCammon, Steven D. Jacobsen, John Lazarz, Dieter Rhede, Minghua Ren, Neal Blair, and Stephan Lenz preprint

Transition metal cation site preferences in forsterite (Mg2SiO4) determined from paramagnetically shifted NMR resonances Ryan J. McCarty, Aaron C. Palke, Jonathan F. Stebbins, and J. Stephen Hartman preprint

Impact of preparation method and chemical composition on physicochemical and photocatalytic properties of nano-dimensional magnetite-type materials Zara P. Cherkezova-Zheleva, Katerina L. Zaharieva, Martin P. Tsvetkov, Vilma S. Petkova, Maria M. Milanova, and Ivan G. Mitov preprint

Reaction pathways towards the formation of dolomite Carlos M. Pina preprint

Influence of hydration on 23Na, 27Al and 29Si MAS-NMR 2 spectra of sodium saponites and sodium micas J. Sanz, I.Sobrados, and J. L. Robert preprint

The many facets of apatite John M. Hughes preprint

Surface transformations of platinum grains from Fifield, New South Wales, Australia S. Gordon Campbell, Frank Reith, Barbara Etschmann, Joël Brugger, Gema Martinez-Criado, Robert A. Gordon, and Gordon Southam preprint

Hydrous Species in Feldspars: a Reassessment Based on FTIR and SIMS Jed L. Mosenfelder, George R. Rossman, and Elizabeth A. Johnson preprint

An insight at the inverse transformation of realgar altered by light Giovanni Pratesi and Matteo Zoppi preprint

Effect of pores and grain size on the elastic and piezoelectric properties of quartz based materials Julie Aufort, Oktay Aktas, Michael A. Carpenter, and Ekhard K.H. Salje preprint

American Mineralogist Special Collection: Building Planets Tracy Rushmer and Heather C. Watson preprint

Bursting the bubble of melt inclusions Jacob B. Lowenstern preprint

Competition between two redox states in silicate melts: an in-situ simultaneous experiment at the Fe K-edge and Eu L3-edge Maria Rita Cicconi, Daniel R. Neuville, Isabelle Tannou, François Baudelet, Paul Floury, Eleonora Paris, and Gabriele Giuli preprint

Routine characterization and interpretation of complex alkali feldspar intergrowths Ian Parsons, John D. Fitz Gerald, and Martin R. Lee preprint

Insights into the structure of mixed CO2/CH4 in gas hydrates S. Michelle Everett, Claudia J. Rawn, Bryan C. Chakoumakos, David J. Keffer, Ashfia Huq, and Tommy J. Phelps preprint

Very large differences in intramolecular D-H partitioning in hydrated silicate melts synthesized at upper mantle pressures and temperatures Ying Wang, Samantha X. Cody, Dionysis Foustoukos, Bjorn O. Mysen, and George D. Cody preprint

Temperature dependence of crystal structure of CaGeO3 high-pressure perovskite phase and experimental determination of its Debye temperatures studied by low- and high-temperature single crystal X-ray diffraction Akihiko Nakatsuka, Shoichi Kuribayashi, Noriaki Nakayama, Hiroshi Fukui, Hiroshi Arima, Akira Yoneda, and Akira Yoshiasa preprint

Optical properties of siderite (FeCO3) across the spin transition: Crossover to iron-rich carbonates in the lower mantle Sergey S. Lobanov, Alexander F. Goncharov, and Konstantin D. Litasov/td> preprint

First-Principles Prediction of Pressure Enhanced Defect Segregation and Migration at MgO Grain Boundaries Bijaya B. Karki, Dipta B. Ghosh, and Ashok K. Verma preprint

Thermal expansion of F-Cl apatite crystalline solutions Guy Hovis, Tony Abraham, William Hudacek, Sarah Wildermuth, Brian Scott, Caitlin Altomare, Aaron Medford, Maricate Conlon, Matthew Morris, Amanda Leaman, Christine Almer, Gary Tomaino, and Daniel Harlov preprint

Complex IR spectra of OH- groups in silicate glasses: implications for the use of the 4500 cm-1 IR peak as a marker of OH- groups concentration Charles Le Losq, George D. Cody, and Bjorn O. Mysen preprint

A route for the direct crystallization of dolomite Juan Diego Rodriguez-Blanco, Samuel Shaw and Liane G. Benning preprint

Cation exchange capacity and water content of opal in sedimentary basins: example from the Monterey Formation, California Arkadiusz Derkowski, Jan Środoń, and Douglas K. McCarty preprint

Fayalite oxidation processes in Obsidian Cliffs rhyolite flow, Oregon Audrey M. Martin, Etienne Médard, Bertrand Devouard, Lindsay P. Keller, Kevin Righter, Jean-Luc Devidal, and Zia Rahman preprint

Melt Inclusion CO2 Contents, Pressures of Olivine Crystallization, and the Problem of Shrinkage Bubbles Paul J. Wallace, Vadim S. Kamenetsky, and Pablo Cervantes preprint

Highlights and Breakthroughs article for Thomas Bristow David Bish et al.,:The origin and implications of clay minerals from Yellowknife Bay, Gale crater, Mars Javier Cuadros preprint

Tweed, Twins and Holes: a link between Mineralogy and Materials Science Wilfried Schranz preprint

Hydrothermal chloritization process from biotite in the Toki granite, Central Japan: Temporal variation of chemical characteristics in hydrothermal fluid associated with the chloritization Takashi Yuguchi, Eiji Sasao, Masayuki Ishibashi, and Tadao Nishiyama preprint

Low pressure crystallization of a volatile-rich lunar basalt: a means for producing local anorthosites Nicholas J. DiFrancesco, Hanna Nekvasil, Donald H. Lindsely, and G. Ustunisik preprint

Atom probe tomography of isoferroplatinum Stephen W. Parman, David R. Diercks, Brian P. Gorman, and Reid F. Cooper preprint

Eckermannite revised. The new holotype from the Jade Mine Tract, Myanmar: crystal structure, mineral data and hints on the reasons for the rarity of eckermannite Roberta Oberti, Massimo Boiocchi, Frank C. Hawthorne , Neil A. Ball, and George E. Harlow preprint

Modelling siderophile elements during core formation and accretion, and the role of the deep mantle and volatiles Kevin Righter preprint

Calculation of the energetics of water incorporation in majorite garnet Jeffrey S. Pigott, Kate Wright, Julian D. Gale, and Wendy R. Panero preprint

Density Functional investigation of the thermo-physical and thermo-chemical properties of 2M1 Muscovite Gianfranco Ulian and Giovanni Valdrè preprint

Synchrotron micro-spectroscopic examination of Indonesian nickel laterites Rong Fan and Andrea R. Gerson preprint

Experimental Constraints on Fluid-Rock Reactions During Incipient Serpentinization of Harzburgite Frieder Klein, Niya G. Grozeva, Jeffrey S. Seewald, Thomas M. McCollom, Susan E. Humphris, Bruce Moskowitz, Thelma S. Berquó, and Wolf-Achim Kahl preprint

Experiments and models on H2O retrograde solubility in volcanic systems Amy G. Ryan, James K. Russell, Alexander R.L. Nichols, Kai-Uwe Hess, and Lucy A. Porritt preprint

The fall and rise of metamorphic zircon Matthew J. Kohn, Stacey L. Corrie, and Christopher Markley preprint

Petalite under Pressure: Elastic Behavior and Phase Stability Nancy L. Ross, Jing Zhao, Carla Slebodnick, Elinor C. Spencer, and Bryan C. Chakoumakos preprint

The origin and implications of clay minerals from Yellowknife Bay, Gale crater, Mars Thomas F. Bristow, David L. Bish, David T. Vaniman, Richard V. Morris, David F. Blake, John P. Grotzinger, Elizabeth B. Rampe, Joy A. Crisp, Cherie N. Achilles, Doug W. Ming, Bethany L. Ehlmann, Penelope L. King, John C. Bridges, Jennifer L. Eigenbrode, Dawn Y. Sumner, Steve J. Chipera, John Michael Moorokian, Allan H. Treiman, Shaunna M. Morrison, Robert T. Downs, Jack D. Farmer, David Des Marais, Philippe Sarrazin, Melissa M. Floyd, Michael A. Mischna, and Amy C. McAdam preprint

Block-by-Block and Layer-by-Layer Growth Modes in Corallium sp. Skeletons Jonathan Perrina, Daniel Vielzeufa, Angèle Ricolleaua, Hervé Dallaportaa, Solène Valtonb, and Nicole Floqueta preprint

Spatio-temporal constraints on magma storage and ascent conditions in a transtensional tectonic setting: The case of the Terceira Island (Azores) Vittorio Zanon and Adriano Pimentel preprint

Crystal chemical and structural modifications of erionite fibers leached with simulated lung fluids Paolo Ballirano and Georgia Cametti preprint

Structural investigation of (130) twins and rutile precipitates in chrysoberyl crystals from Rio das Pratinhas in Bahia (Brazil) Sandra Drev, Matej Komelj, Matjaž Mazaj, Nina Daneu and Aleksander Rečnik preprint

Kinetic behavior of partially dehydroxylated kaolinite Victor A. Drits and Arkadiusz Derkowski preprint

Bubbles matter: An assessment of the contribution of vapor bubbles to melt inclusion volatile budgets Lowell Moore, Esteban Gazel, Robin Tuohy, Alex Lloyd, Rosario Esposito, Matthew Steele-MacInnis, Erik H. Hauri, Paul J. Wallace, Terry Plank, and Robert J. Bodnar preprint

Carbon speciation in silicate-C-O-H melt and fluid as a function of redox conditions: An experimental study, in-situ to 1.7 GPa and 900°C Bjorn Mysen preprint

Pre-Eruptive Magma Mixing and Crystal Transfer Revealed by Phenocryst and Microlite Compositions in Basaltic Andesite from the 2008 Eruption of Kasatochi Island Volcano Owen K. Neill, Jessica F. Larsen, Pavel E. Izbekov, and Christopher J. Nye preprint

In-situ oxygen isotope and trace element geothermometry of rutilated quartz from Alpine fissures Danielle Ziva Shulaker, Axel K. Schmitt, Thomas Zack, and Ilya Bindeman preprint

Constraints on the origin of sub-effusive nodules from the Sarno (Pomici di Base) eruption of Mt. Somma-Vesuvius (Italy) based on compositions of silicate-melt inclusions and clinopyroxene Rita Klébesz, Rosario Esposito, Benedetto De Vivo, and Robert J. Bodnar preprint

Timescales of exhumation and cooling inferred by kinetic modelling: An example using a lamellar garnet pyroxenite from the Variscan Granulitgebirge, E Germany Thomas Müller, Hans-Joachim Massonne, and Arne P. Willner preprint

Revised mineral and Mg# maps of the Moon from integrating results from the Lunar Prospector neutron and gamma ray spectrometers with Clementine spectroscopy Sarah T. Crites and Paul G. Lucey preprint

The whole-block approach to measuring hydrogen diffusivity in nominally anhydrous minerals Elizabeth Ferriss, Terry Plank, David Walker, and Meredith Nettles preprint

Akaganéite and schwertmannite: Spectral properties and geochemical implications of their possible presence on Mars Janice L. Bishop, Enver Murad, and M. Darby Dyar preprint

Tweed, Twins, and Holes Ekhard K.H. Salje preprint