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In-situ iron isotope analyses reveal igneous and magmatic-hydrothermal growth of magnetite at the Los Colorados Kiruna-type iron oxide - apatite deposit, ChileJaayke L. Knipping, Adrian Fiege, Adam C. Simon, Martin Oeser, Martin Reich, and Laura D. Bilenker10.2138/am-2019-6623link
Lead diffusion in CaTiO3: A combined study using Rutherford Backscattering and TOF-SIMS for depth profiling to reveal the role of lattice strain in diffusion processesChristopher Beyer, Ralf Dohmen, Detlef Rogalla, Hans-Werner Becker, Katharina Marquardt, Christian Vollmer, Ulrich Hagemann, Nils Hartmann, and Sumit Chakraborty10.2138/am-2019-6730link
On growth and form of etched fission tracks in apatite: a kinetic approachRaymond Jonckheere, Bastian Wauschkuhn, and Lothar Ratschbacher10.2138/am-2019-6762link
Crystal Size Distribution of Amphibole Grown from Hydrous Basaltic Melt at 0.6-2.6 GPa and 860–970 °CBo Zhang, Xianxu Hu, Paul D. Asimow, Xin Zhang, Jingui Xu, Dawei Fan, and Wenge Zhou10.2138/am-2019-6759link
Geochronology and trace element mobility in rutile from a Carboniferous syenite pegmatite and the role of halogensGeorgia Pe-Piper, Justin Nagle, David J.W. Piper, and Chris R.M. Mcfarlane10.2138/am-2019-6668link
The incorporation of chlorine into calcium amphiboleDavid M. Jenkins10.2138/am-2019-6768link
Carbon and nitrogen isotopes and mineral inclusions in diamonds from chromitites of the Mirdita ophiolite (Albania) demonstrate recycling of oceanic crust into the mantleWeiwei Wu, Jingsui Yang, Richard Wirth, Jianping Zheng, Dongyang Lian, Tian Qiu, and Ibrahim Milushi10.2138/am-2019-6751link
Cation ordering, valence states and symmetry breaking in the crystal chemically complex mineral chevkinite-(Ce), Part I: X-ray diffraction and photoelectron spectroscopy studies, and mechanisms of Nb enrichmentMarcin Stachowicz, Bogusław Bagiński, Mark D. Welch, Pavel M. Kartashov, Ray Macdonald, Jacek Balcerzak, Jacek Tyczkowski, and Krzysztof Woźniak10.2138/am-2019-6457link
High pressure behavior of liebenbergite: the most incompressible olivine structured silicateDongzhou Zhang, Yi Hu, Jingui Xu, Robert T. Downs, Julia E. Hammer, and Przemyslaw K. Dera10.2138/am-2019-6680link
In situ mapping of ferric iron variations in lunar glasses using x-ray absorption spectroscopyMolly C. Mccanta, M.Darby Dyar, Antonio Lanzirotti, Matthew Newville, and Laura B. Breitenfeld10.2138/am-2019-6863link
A-type carbonate in strontium phosphate apatitesMelissa M. Bollmeyer, Molly C. Carney, and Claude H. Yoder10.2138/am-2019-6715link
Chessboard structures: atom-scale imaging of homologues from the kobellite seriesWei Li, Cristiana L. Ciobanu, Ashley Slattery, Nigel J. Cook, Wenyuan Liu, Benjamin P. Wade, and Guiqing Xie10.2138/am-2019-6860link
Sound velocities across calcite phase transitions by Brillouin scattering spectroscopyChao-shuai Zhao, He-ping Li, Po-fei Chen, and Jian-jun Jiang10.2138/am-2019-6682link
Trace element distributions in (Cu)-Pb-Sb sulfosalts from the Gutaishan Au–Sb deposit, South China: Implications for formation of high-fineness native goldWei Li, Nigel J. Cook, Cristiana L. Ciobanu, Guiqing Xie, Benjamin P. Wade, and Sarah E. Gilbert10.2138/am-2019-6674link
Earth in five reactions: Grappling with meaning and value in scienceRobert M. Hazen10.2138/am-2019-6745link
Synthesis of Pigeonites for Spectroscopic StudiesDonald H. Lindsley, Hanna Nekvasil, and Timothy D. Glotch10.2138/am-2019-6869CCBYNCNDlink
A XANES and EPMA study of Fe3+ in chlorite: substitutions, importance of oxychlorite and implications for cation site distribution and thermobarometryLorella Masci, Benoît Dubacq, Anne Verlaguet, Christian Chopin, Vincent De Andrade, and Clément Herviou10.2138/am-2019-6766link
Application of Mineral Equilibria to Estimate Fugacities of H2O, H2 and O2 in Mantle Xenoliths from the SW USALindsey E. Hunt and William M. Lamb10.2138/am-2019-6602link
Composition, paragenesis and alteration of the chevkinite group of mineralsRay Macdonald, Bogusław Bagiński, Harvey E. Belkin, and Marcin Stachowicz10.2138/am-2019-6772link
Discovery of zinc-rich mineral on the surface of lunar orange pyroclastic beadsChi Ma and Yang Liu10.2138/am-2019-6896link
Fast diffusion path for water in silica glassMinami Kuroda, Shogo Tachibana, Naoya Sakamoto, and Hisayoshi Yurimoto10.2138/am-2019-6802link
Static compression of B2 KCl to 230 GPa and its P-V-T equation of stateShigehiko Tateno, Tetsuya Komabayashi, Kei Hirose, Naohisa Hirao, and Yasuo Ohishi10.2138/am-2019-6779link
An evolutionary system of mineralogy: Proposal for a classification of planetary materials based on natural kind clusteringRobert M. Hazen10.2138/am-2019-6709CCBYNCNDlink
Evidence for syngenetic micro-inclusions of As3+- and As5+ -containing Cu sulfides in hydrothermal pyriteMargarita Merkulova, Magdalena Murdzek, Olivier Mathon, Pieter Glatzel, Valentina Batanova, and Alain Manceau10.2138/am-2019-6807link
Origin and consequences of non-stoichiometry in iron carbide Fe7C3Feng Zhu, Jie Li, David Walker, Jiachao Liu, Xiaojing Lai, and Dongzhou Zhang10.2138/am-2019-6672link
Sound wave velocities of Fe5Si at high pressure and high temperature conditions: implications to lunar and planetary coresLiwei Deng, Yoshio Kono, and Guoyin Shen10.2138/am-2019-6564link
Spinel-Anorthosites on the Moon: Impact Melt Origins Suggested by Enthalpy ConstraintsAllan H. Treiman, Michael J. Kulis, and Allen F. Glazner10.2138/am-2019-6652link
Elastic Plastic Self Consistent (EPSC) Modeling of San Carlos Olivine Deformed in a D-DIA ApparatusPamela C. Burnley and Shirin Kaboli10.2138/am-2019-6666link
Excess functions of chlorite solid solutions and neoformation of Fe-chlorites: Some implications of recent thermochemical measurementsStephen Aja10.2138/am-2019-6794link
In situ measurements of lead and other trace elements in abyssal peridotite sulfidesMegan E. D’Errico, Matthew A. Coble, and Jessica M. Warren10.2138/am-2019-6516link
Kinetics of antigorite dehydration: a trigger for lower-plane seismicity in subduction zonesTao Liu, Duojun Wang, Kewei Shen, Chuanjiang Liu, and Li Yi10.2138/am-2019-6805link
Elasticity of single-crystal periclase at high pressure and temperature: the effect of iron on the elasticity and seismic parameters of ferropericlase in the lower mantleDawei Fan, Suyu Fu, Jing Yang, Sergey N. Tkachev , Vitali B. Prakapenka, and Jung-Fu Lin10.2138/am-2019-6656link
The oxidation state of sulfur in lunar apatiteMaryjo Brounce, Jeremy Boyce, Francis M. McCubbin, Jennifer Humphreys, Justin Reppart, Edward Stolper, and John Eiler10.2138/am-2019-6804link
Intragranular plasticity vs. grain boundary sliding (GBS) in forsterite: microstructural evidence at high pressures (3.5- 5.0 GPa)Caroline Bollinger, Katharina Marquardt, and Filippe Ferreira10.2138/am-2019-6629link
Nanoscale study of lamellar exsolutions in clinopyroxene from olivine gabbro: recording crystallization sequences in iron-rich layered intrusionsWenyuan Gao, Cristiana L. Ciobanu, Nigel J. Cook, Ashley Slattery, Fei Huang, and Daoheng Wang10.2138/am-2019-6764link
Deep carbon cycle through five reactionsJie Li, Simon A. T. Redfern, and Donato Giovannelli10.2138/am-2019-6833link
Comparison of Rietveld-compatible structureless fitting analysis methods for accurate quantification of carbon dioxide fixation in ultramafic mine tailingsConnor C. Turvey, Jessica L. Hamilton and Siobhan A. Wilson10.2138/am-2018-6515link
Analysis and visualization of vanadium mineral diversity and distributionChao Liu, Ahmed Eleish, Grethe Hystad, Joshua J. Golden, Robert T. Downs, Shaunna M. Morrison, Daniel R. Hummer, Jolyon P. Ralph, Peter Fox, and Robert M. Hazen10.2138/am-2018-6274link
Crystallography on Mars – Curiosity’s Bragging rightMichael A. Velbel10.2138/am-2018-6468CCBYNCNDlink
A Mössbauer-based XANES calibration for hydrous basalt glasses reveals radiation-induced oxidation of FeElizabeth Cottrell, Antonio Lanzirotti, Bjorn Mysen, Suzanne Birner, Katherine A. Kelley, Roman Botcharnikov, Fredrick A. Davis, and Matthew Newville10.2138/am-2018-6268link
IR Spectroscopy and OH- in Silicate Garnet: The Long Quest to Document the Hydrogarnet SubstitutionCharles A. Geiger and George R. Rossman10.2138/am-2018-6160CCBYlink
Macroscopic electrostatic effects in ATR-FTIR spectra of modern and archeological bonesJulie Aufort, Matthieu Lebon, Xavier Gallet, Loïc Ségalen, Christel Gervais , Christian Brouder, and Etienne Balan10.2138/am-2018-6320CCBYNCNDlink
First measurements of OH-C exchange and temperature-dependent partitioning of OH and halogens in the system apatite – silicate meltJenny Riker, Madeleine C.S. Humphreys, Richard A. Brooker, Jan C.M. De Hoog, and EIMF10.2138/am-2018-6187CCBYlink
Crystallization of groundmass nanolites in the 2011 Shinmoedake eruptionMayumi Mujin, Michihiko Nakamura, and Akira Miyake10.2138/am-2017-6052CCBYNCNDlink
Protoenstatite: A new mineral in Oregon sunstones with “watermelon” colorsHuifang Xu, Tina R. Hill, Hiromi Konishi, and Gabriela Farfan10.2138/am-2017-6186link
Continuous mush disaggregation during the long-lasting Laki fissure eruption, IcelandDavid A. Neave, Iris Buisman, and John Maclennan10.2138/am-2017-6015CCBYlink