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An ab-initio study of the energetics and geometry of sulfide, sulfite and sulfate incorporation into apatite: The thermodynamic basis for using this system as an oxybarometerYoungJae Kim, Brian Konecke, Adrian Fiege, Adam Simon, and Udo Becker10.2138/am-2017-6044preprint
Reconstructive phase transitions induced by temperature in gmelinite-Na zeoliteAlberto Alberti, Giuseppe Cruciani, and Annalisa Martucci10.2138/am-2017-5910preprint
Ilmenite breakdown and rutile - titanite stability in metagranitoids: natural observations and experimental resultsSamuel Angiboust and Daniel Harlov10.2138/am-2017-6064preprint
Mn- Fe systematics in major planetary body reservoirs in the Solar System and the 3 positioning of the Angrite Parent body: A crystal chemical perspectiveJames J. Papike, Paul V. Burger, Aaron S. Bell, and Charles K. Shearer10.2138/am-2017-6112preprint
Qantitative electron backscatter diffraction data (EBSD) analyses using the dictionary indexing (DI) approach: overcoming indexing difficulties on geological materialsKatharina Marquardt, Marc De Graef, Saransh Singh, Hauke Marquardt, Anja Rosenthal, and Sanae Koizuimi10.2138/am-2017-6062CCBYNCNDpreprint
Single-Crystal Equations of State of Magnesiowüstite at High PressuresGregory J. Finkelstein, Jennifer M. Jackson, Wolfgang Sturhahn, Dongzhou Zhang, E. Ercan Alp, and Thomas S. Toellner10.2138/am-2017-5966preprint
Smoking gun for thallium geochemistry in volcanic arcs: nataljamalikite, TlI, a new thallium mineral from an active fumarole at Avacha Volcano, Kamchatka Peninsula, RussiaVictor Okrugin, Michael Favero, Amelia Liu, Barbara Etschmann, Ekaterina Plutachina, Stuart Mills, Andrew G. Tomkins, Mariaya Lukasheva, Vladimir Kozlov, Svetlana Moskaleva, Mikhail Chubarov, and Joël Brugger10.2138/am-2017-6057preprint
Geochemistry and mineralogy of a saprolite developed on Columbia River Basalt: Secondary clay formation, element leaching, and mass balance during weatheringLeslie L. Baker and Owen Kelly Neill10.2138/am-2017-5964preprint
Network analysis of mineralogical systemsShaunna M. Morrison, Chao Liu, Ahmed Eleish, Anirudh Prabhu, Congrui Li, Jolyon Ralph, Robert T. Downs, Joshua J. Golden, Peter Fox, Daniel R. Hummer, Michael B. Meyer, and Robert M. Hazen10.2138/am-2017-6104preprint
The relationship between color change and pleochroism in a chromium-doped synthetic chrysoberyl (var alexandrite): Spectroscopic analysis and colorimetric parametersZiyin Sun, Aaron C. Palke, Jonathan Muyal, and Robison McMurtry10.2138/am-2017-6011preprint
17O NMR evidence of Free Ionic clusters Mn+..CO32- in silicate glasses: Precursors for carbonate-silicate liquids immiscibilityYann Morizet, Pierre Florian, Michael Paris, and Fabrice Gaillard10.2138/am-2017-6133preprint
A finite strain approach to thermal expansivity's pressure dependenceGeorge Helffrich10.2138/am-2017-6007preprint
How many boron minerals occur in Earth’s upper crust?Edward S. Grew, Grethe Hystad, Robert M. Hazen, Sergey V. Krivovichev, and Liudmila A. Gorelova10.2138/am-2017-5897preprint
Accounting for the species-dependence of the 3500 cm-1 H2Ot infrared molar absorptivity coefficient: implications for hydrated volcanic glassesIona M. McIntosh, Alexander R.L. Nichols, Kenichiro Tani, and Edward W. Llewellin10.2138/am-2017-5952CCBYpreprint
Addibischoffite, Ca2Al6Al6O20, a new calcium aluminate mineral from the Acfer 214 CH carbonaceous chondrite: A new refractory phase from the solar nebulaChi Ma, Alexander N. Krot, and Kazuhide Nagashima10.2138/am-2017-6032preprint
Secondary minerals associated with Lassen fumaroles and hot springs: implications for Martian hydrothermal depositsLindsay J. McHenry, George L. Carson, Darian T. Dixon, and Christopher L. Vickery10.2138/am-2017-5839preprint
Structural characterization of marine nano-quartz in chalk and flint from North Sea Tertiary chalk reservoirs for oil and gasVictor A. Drits, Jørgen Skibsted, Olga V. Dorzhieva, Anthony E. Fallick, and Holgerlindgreen10.2138/am-2017-5992preprint
Cathodoluminescence images and trace element compositions of fluorapatite from the Hongge layered intrusion in SW China: a record of prolonged crystallization and overprinted fluid metasomatismChang-Ming Xing and Christina Yan Wang10.2138/am-2017-6028preprint
Mineralogical and compositional features of rock fulgurites: a record of lightning effects on graniteChiara Elmi, Jiangzhi Chen, David Goldsby, and Reto Gieré10.2138/am-2017-5971preprint
Revisiting the Nontronite Mössbauer SpectraFabien Baron, Sabine Petit, Martin Pentrák, Alain Decarreau, and Joseph W. Stucki10.2138/am-2017-6039preprint
Cabvinite, Th2F7(OH)·3H2O, the first natural actinide halidePaolo Orlandi, Cristian Biagioni, and Federica Zaccarini10.2138/am-2017-6013preprint
Diagenetic F-Rich Ferroan Calcite and Zircon in the Offshore Scotian Basin, Eastern Canada: Significance for Understanding Thermal Evolution of the BasinGeorgia Pe-Piper, Christopher Sangster, and Yuanyuan Zhang10.2138/am-2017-5957preprint
Sapphire, a not so simple gemstoneF. Lin Sutherland10.2138/am-2017-6105preprint
Formation of basic lead phases during fire-setting and other natural and man-made processesMaximilian F. Keim, Bernd Gassmann, and Gregor Markl10.2138/am-2017-5931preprint
An Article to American Mineralogist Dehydration studies of natrolites with monovalent extra framework cationsYongmoon Lee, Docheon Ahn, Thomas Vogt, and Yongjae Lee10.2138/am-2017-5902preprint
Hydrothermal alteration of monazite-(Ce) and chevkinite-(Ce) from the Sin Quyen Fe-Cu-LREE-Au deposit, northwestern VietnamXiao-Chun Lia and Mei-Fu Zhoua10.2138/am-2017-5970preprint
Magma mush chemistry at subduction zones, revealed by new melt major element inversion from calcic amphibolesJing Zhang, Madeleine C.S. Humphreys, George F. Cooper, Jon P. Davidson, and Colin G. Macpherson10.2138/am-2017-5928preprint
Variations of Radon emanation coefficients as a function of physical and mineralogical properties of a suite of naturally-occurring mineralsKatherine Krupp, Mark Baskaran, and Sarah J. Brownlee10.2138/am-2017-6017preprint
Carbocernaite from the Bear Lodge carbonatite, Wyoming: revised structure, zoning and rare-earth fractionation on a microscaleAnton R. Chakhmouradian, Mark A. Cooper, Ekaterina P. Reguir, and Meghan A. Moore10.2138/am-2017-6046preprint
NanoSIMS study of seismically deformed zircon: Evidence of Y, Yb, Ce and P re-distribution and resetting of radiogenic PbElizaveta Kovaleva and Urs Klötzli10.2138/am-2017-5975preprint
Study on structure variations of incommensurately modulated labradorite feldspars with different cooling historiesShiyun Jin and Huifang Xu10.2138/am-2017-6003preprint
Cu and Fe diffusion in rhyolitic melts during chalcocite dissolution: Implications for porphyry ore deposits and tektitesPeng Ni, Youxue Zhang, Adam Simon, and Joel Gagnon10.2138/am-2017-5885preprint
Evidence for post-depositional diffusional loss of hydrogen in quartz phenocryst fragments within ignimbritesTamás Biró, István János Kovács, Dávid Karátson, Roland Stalder, Edit Király, György Falus, Tamás Fancsik, and Judit K. Sándorné10.2138/am-2017-5861preprint
Field-based accounting of CO2 sequestration in ultramafic mine wastes using portable X-ray diffractionConnor C. Turvey, Siobhan A. Wilson, Jessica L. Hamilton, and Gordon Southam10.2138/am-2017-5953preprint
Majorite–olivine–high-Ca pyroxene assemblage in the shock-melt veins of Pervomaisky L6 chondriteIvan S. Bazhan, Konstantin D. Litasov, Eiji Ohtani, and Shin Ozawa10.2138/am-2017-5892preprint
Unraveling the presence of multiple plagioclase populations and identification of representative two dimensional sections using a statistical and numerical approachLilu Cheng, Fidel Costa, and Roberto Carniel10.2138/am-2017-5929CCBYNCNDpreprint
High-resolution geochemistry of volcanic ash highlights complex magma dynamics during the Eyjafjallajökull 2010 eruptionKathrin Laeger, Maurizio Petrelli, Daniele Andronico, Valeria Misiti, Piergiorgio Scarlato, Corrado Cimarelli, Jacopo Taddeucci, Elisabetta del Bello, and Diego Perugini10.2138/am-2017-5860preprint
Reaction pathways and textural aspects of the replacement of anhydrite by calcite at 25 ºCTeresa Roncal-Herrero, José Manuel Astilleros, Pieter Bots, Juan Diego Rodríguez-Blanco, Manuel Prieto, Liane G. Benning, and Lurdes Fernández-Díaz10.2138/am-2017-5963preprint
Shock-induced P-T conditions and formation mechanism of akimotoite-pyroxene glass assemblages in the Grove Mountains (GRV) 052082 (L6) meteoriteLu Feng, Masaaki Miyahara, Toshiro Nagase, Eiji Ohtani, Sen Hu, Ahmed El Goresy, and Yangting Lin10.2138/am-2017-5905preprint
The spin state of Fe3+ in lower mantle bridgmaniteRyosuke Sinmyo, Catherine McCammon, and Leonid Dubrovinsky10.2138/am-2017-5917preprint
Uranium bearing opals: Products of U-mobilization, diffusion and transformation processesMichael Schindler, Mostafa Fayek, Britanney Courchesne, Kurt Kyser, and Frank C. Hawthorne10.2138/am-2017-5700preprint
Constraints on aluminum and scandium substitution mechanisms in forsterite, periclase, and larnite: High resolution NMRRyan J. McCarty and Jonathan F. Stebbins10.2138/am-2017-5976preprint
Multi-Stage formation of REE Minerals in the Palabora Carbonatite Complex, South AfricaR. Johannes Giebel, Christoph D.K. Gauert, Michael A.W. Marks, Gelu Costin, and Gregor Markl10.2138/am-2017-6004preprint
Phillipsite and Al-tobermorite mineral cements produced through low temperature water-rock reactions in Roman marine concreteMarie D. Jackson, Sean R. Mulcahy, Heng Chen, Yao Li, Qinfei Li, Piergiulio Cappelletti, and Hans-Rudolf Wenk10.2138/am-2017-5993CCBYpreprint
Quantifying and Correcting the Effects of Anisotropy in XANES Measurements of Chromium Valence in Olivine: Implications for a New Olivine OxybarometerAaron S. Bell, Charles Shearer, Paul Burger, Minghua Ren, Matthew Newville, and Antonio Lanzirotti10.2138/am-2017-5911preprint
The origin of needle-like rutile inclusions in natural gem corundum: a combined EPMA, LA-ICP-MS, and nanoSIMS investigationAaron C. Palke and Christopher M. Breeding10.2138/am-2017-5965preprint
Thermodynamic investigation of uranyl vanadate minerals: implications for structural stabilityTyler L. Spano, Ewa A. Dzik, Melika Sharifironizi, Megan K. Dustin, Madison Turner, and Peter C. Burns10.2138/am-2017-5894preprint
Spin orientation in solid solution hematite-ilmeniteErik Brok, Cathrine Frandsen, Kim Lefmann, Suzanne McEnroe, Peter Robinson, Benjamin P. Burton, Thomas C. Hansen, and Richard Harrison10.2138/am-2017-5792CCBYpreprint
Visible to Near-Infrared MSL/Mastcam Multispectral Imaging: Initial Results from Select High-Interest Science Targets within Gale Crater, MarsDanika F. Wellington, James F. Bell III, Jeffrey R. Johnson, Kjartan M. Kinch, Melissa S. Rice, Austin Godber, Bethany L. Ehlmann, Abigail A. Fraeman, Craig Hardgrove, and the MSL Science Team10.2138/am-2017-5760CCBYpreprint
Na-P Concentrations in High-Pressure Garnets: A Potentially Rich, But Risky P-T RepositoryWilliam Glassley10.2138/am-2016-5845preprint