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Title Authors Future DOI PIP
Dating phosphates of the strongly shocked Suizhou chondriteShaolin Li and Weibiao Hsu10.2138/am-2018-6582link
Mapping the distribution of melt during anatexis at the source area of crustal granites by synchrotron μ-XRFFabio Ferri, Antonio Acosta-Vigil, Carlos Alberto Perez, and Nicolás Hayek10.2138/am-2018-6290link
Changes in Physical Properties of 4C Pyrrhotite (Fe7S8) across the 32 K Besnus TransitionMichael W. R. Volk, Eric McCalla, Bryan Voigt, Michael Manno, Chris Leighton, and Joshua M. Feinberg10.2138/am-2018-6514link
Eruption Triggering by Partial Crystallization of Mafic Enclaves at Chaos Crags, Lassen Volcanic Center, CaliforniaMelissa A. Scruggs and Keith D. Putirka10.2138/am-2018-6058link
Polyphase solid-inclusions formed by interactions between infiltrating fluids and precursor minerals enclosed in garnet of UHP rocks from the Dabie Shan, ChinaPenglei Liu, Junfeng Zhang, Hans-Joachim Massonne , and Zhenmin Jin10.2138/am-2018-6395link
Anisotropic Thermoelastic Properties of Fe7C3 at High Pressures by Single-Crystal X-Ray DiffractionXiaojing Lai, Feng Zhu, Jiachao Liu, Dongzhou Zhang, Yi Hu, Gregory J. Finkelstein, Przemyslaw Dera, and Bin Chen10.2138/am-2018-6527link
Fe-Ni ideality during core formation on EarthDongyang Huang and James Badro10.2138/am-2018-6651link
High-pressure study of dravite tourmaline: Insights into the accommodating nature of the tourmaline structureEarl O’Bannon III, Christine M. Beavers, Martin Kunz, and Quentin Williams10.2138/am-2018-6486link
Highlights & Breakthroughs contribution for American Mineralogist on “The effect of 1 disequilibrium crystallization on Nb-Ta fractionation in pegmatites: constraints from crystallization experiments of tantalite-tapiolite” by Marieke Van Lichtervelde, Francois Holtz and Frank MelcherAleksandr S. Stepanov10.2138/am-2018-6671link
Positively-oriented trigons – a unique resorption feature of diamonds from Snap Lake kimberlite dyke, CanadaZhuoyuan Li, Yana Fedortchouk, Alexandrina Fulop, Ingrid L. Chinn, and Njillan Forbes10.2138/am-2018-6496link
Stracherite, BaCa6(SiO4)2[(PO4)(CO3)]F, the first CO3-bearing intercalated hexagonal antiperovskite from Negev Desert, IsraelEvgeny V. Galuskin, Biljana Krüger, Irina O. Galuskina, Hannes Krüger, Yevgeny Vapnik, Anuschka Pauluhn, and Vincent Olieric10.2138/am-2018-6493link
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
Micro- and nano-scale study of deformation induced mineral transformations in Mg-phyllosilicate-rich fault gouges from the Galera Fault Zone (Betic Cordillera, SE Spain)Catalina Sánchez-Roa, Blanca Bauluz, Fernando Nieto, Isabel Abad, Juan Jimenéz-Millán, and Daniel Faulkner10.2138/am-2018-6316link
Raman Elastic Geobarometry For Anisotropic Mineral InclusionsMara Murri, Mattia L. Mazzucchelli, Nicola Campomenosi, Andrey V. Korsakov, Mauro Prencipe, Boriana D. Mihailova, Marco Scambelluri, and Ross J. Angel, Matteo Alvaro10.2138/am-2018-6625CCBYlink
Sn-Isotope Fractionation as a Record of Hydrothermal Redox ReactionsJunming Yao, Ryan Mathur, Wayne Powell, Bernd Lehmann, Fernando Tornos, Marc Wilson, and Joaquin Ruiz10.2138/am-2018-6524link
Surface energy of fayalite and its effect on Fe-Si-O oxygen buffers and the olivine-spinel transitionKristina Lilova, Michael T. DeAngelis, Lawrence M. Anovitz, and Alexandra Navrotsky10.2138/am-2018-6531link
A new style of rare metal granite with Nb-rich mica: the Early Cretaceous Huangshan rare-metal granite suite, northeast Jiangxi Province, southeast ChinaZeying Zhu, Rucheng Wang, Christian Marignac, Michel Cuney, Julien Mercadier, Xudong Che, and Marc-Yves Lespinasse10.2138/am-2018-6511link
Electron channeling to achieve the full potential of mineralogyNobuyoshi Miyajima10.2138/am-2018-6633link
In-situ dating of metamorphism in Adirondack anorthositeWilliam H. Peck, Bruce W. Selleck, Sean P. Regan, Graceann E. Howard, and Oleg O. Kozel10.2138/am-2018-6481link
Tectonic controls on Ni and Cu contents of primary mantle-derived magmas for the formation of magmatic sulfide depositsZhuosen Yao, Kezhang Qin, and James E. Mungall10.2138/am-2018-6392link
Vestaite, (Ti4+Fe2+)Ti4+3O9, a new mineral in the shocked eucrite Northwest Africa 8003 Run-Lian Pang, Dennis Harries, Kilian Pollok, Ai-Cheng Zhang, and Falko Langenhorst10.2138/am-2018-6522link
Carbonic Acid MonohydrateEvan H. Abramson, Olivier Bollengier, J. Michael Brown, Baptiste Journaux, Werner Kaminsky, and Anna Pakhomova10.2138/am-2018-6554link
Disturbance of the Sm-Nd isotopic system by metasomatic alteration: a case study of fluorapatite from the Sin Quyen Cu-LREE-Au deposit, VietnamXiao-Chun Li, Mei-Fu Zhou, Yue-Heng Yang, Xin-Fu Zhao, and Jian-Feng Gao10.2138/am-2018-6501link
Experimental investigation of F and Cl partitioning between apatite and Fe-rich basaltic melt at 0 GPa and 950–1050 °C: Evidence for steric controls on apatite-melt exchange equilibria in OH-poor apatiteFrancis M. McCubbin and Gokce Ustunisik10.2138/am-2018-6339link
Making Tissintite: Mimicking Meteorites in the Multi - AnvilMelinda J. Rucks, Matthew L. Whitaker, Timothy D. Glotch, John B. Parise, Steven J. Jaret, Tristan Catalano, and M. Darby Dyar10.2138/am-2018-6539link
Questioning the Biogenicity of Neoproterozoic Superheavy Pyrite by SIMSHuan Cui, Kouki Kitajima, Michael J. Spicuzza, John H. Fournelle, Adam Denny, Akizumi Ishida, Feifei Zhang, and John W. Valley10.2138/am-2018-6489link
Segerstromite, Ca3(As5+O4)2[As3+(OH)3]2, the first mineral containing the As3+(OH)3 arsenite molecule, from the Cobriza mine in the Atacama Region, ChileHexiong Yang, Robert T. Downs, Robert A. Jenkins, and Stanley H. Evans10.2138/am-2018-6329link
The effect of disequilibrium crystallization on Nb-Ta fractionation in pegmatites: constraints from crystallization experiments of tantalite-tapioliteMarieke Van Lichtervelde, Francois Holtz, and Frank Melcher10.2138/am-2018-6441link
Titanite major and trace element compositions as petrogenetic-metallogenic indicators: Examples from four granite plutons in the southern Yidun arc, SW ChinaLi-Chuan Pan, Rui-Zhong Hu, Xian-Wu Bi, Chusi Li, Xin-Song Wang, and Jing-Jing Zhu10.2138/am-2018-6224link
Electron microprobe technique for the determination of iron oxidation state in silicate glassesChao Zhang, Renat R. Almeev, Ery C. Hughes, Alexander A. Borisov, Eric P. Wolff, Heidi E. Höfer, Roman E. Botcharnikov, and Jürgen Koepke10.2138/am-2018-6437link
Pressure, temperature, water content, and oxygen fugacity dependence of Mg grain-boundary diffusion coefficient in forsteriteHongzhan Fei, Sanae Koizumi, Naoya Sakamoto, Minako Hashiguchi, Hisayoshi Yurimoto, Katharina Marquardt, Nobuyoshi Miyajima, and Tomoo Katsura10.2138/am-2018-6480link
Accurate Predictions of Microscale Oxygen Barometry in Basaltic Glasses Using Vanadium K-edge X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy: A Multivariate ApproachAntonio Lanzirotti, M. Darby Dyar, Stephen Sutton, Matthew Newville, Elisabet Head, Cj Carey, Molly Mccanta, Lopaka Lee, Penelope L. King, and John Jones10.2138/am-2018-6319link
Adrianite, Ca12(Al4Mg3Si7)O32Cl6, a new Cl-rich silicate mineral from the Allende meteorite: An alteration phase in a Ca-Al-rich inclusionChi Ma and Alexander N. Krot10.2138/am-2018-6505link
High spatial resolution analysis of the Iron oxidation state in silicate glasses using the electron probeEry C. Hughes, Ben Buse, Stuart L. Kearns, Jon D. Blundy, Geoff Kilgour, Heidy M. Mader, Richard A. Brooker, Robert Balzer, Roman E. Botcharnikov, Danilo Di Genova, Renat R. Almeev, and Jenny M. Riker10.2138/am-2018-6546CCBYlink
POLARIO, a computer program for calculating refractive indices from chemical compositionsReinhard X. Fischer and Manfred Burianek10.2138/am-2018-6587link
Electrical Cell Assembly for Reproducible Conductivity Experiments in the Multi-AnvilAnne Pommier and Kurt D. Leinenweber10.2138/am-2018-6448link
Stability of Al-bearing superhydrous phase B at the mantle transition zone and the uppermost lower mantleSho Kakizawa, Toru Inoue, Hideto Nakano, Minami Kuroda, Naoya Sakamoto, and Hisayoshi Yurimoto10.2138/am-2018-6499link
The Mantle Source of Thermal Plumes: Trace and Minor Elements in Olivine & Major Oxides of Primitive Liquids (And Why the Olivine Compositions Don’t matter)Keith Putirka, Yan Tao, K.R. Hari, M. Perfit, M.G. Jackson, and R. Arevalo Jr.10.2138/am-2018-6192link
Discreditation of bobdownsite and the establishment of criteria for the identification of minerals with essential monofluorophosphate (PO3F2-)Francis M. McCubbin, Brian L. Phillips, Christopher T. Adcock, Kimberly T. Tait5 , Andrew Steele, John S. Vaughn, Marc D. Fries, Viorel Atudorei, Kathleen E. Vander Kaaden, and Elisabeth M. Hausrath10.2138/am-2018-6440link
A vibrational spectroscopic study of kernite to 25 GPa: implications for the high-pressure stability of borate polyhedraMarcus Silva, Earl F. O'Bannon III, and Quentin Williams10.2138/am-2018-6253link
The effects of ferromagnetism and interstitial hydrogen on the equation of states of hcp and dhcp FeHx: Implications for the Earth’s inner core ageHitoshi Gomi, Yingwei Fei, and Takashi Yoshino10.2138/am-2018-6295link
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