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Recent Publications By MQGA Team Members


  • Rafiei, M., Kennedy, M. Weathering in a world without terrestrial life recorded in the Mesoproterozoic Velkerri Formation. Nat Commun 10, 3448 (2019)  DOI: 10.1038/s41467-019-11421-4
  • K. Eder, L.M. Otter, L. Yang, D.E. Jacob,  J.M. Cairney (2019): Overcoming Challenges Associated with the Analysis of Nacre by Atom Probe Tomography. Geostandards and Geoanalytical Research, 43(3), p. 385–395, DOI:10.1111/ggr.12279
  • Khabir, Zahra & Guller, Anna & Rozova, Vlada & Liang, Liuen & Lai, Yi-Jen & Goldys, Ewa & Hu, Honghua & Vickery, Karen & Zvyagin, Andrei. (2019). Tracing Upconversion Nanoparticle Penetration in Human Skin. Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces. 184. DOI: 10.1016/j.colsurfb.2019.110480.
  • M.W. Förster, A. Zemlitskaya, L.M. Otter, S. Buhre, F. Sirocko (2019): Tephrochronology and composition of the youngest Eifel eruptions. Journal of Quaternary Science. DOI:10.1002/ jqs.3134.
  • N. Sturman, L.M. Otter, A. Homkrajae, A. Manustrong, N. Nilpetploy, K. Lawanwong, P. Kessrapong, K.P. Jochum, B. Stoll, H. Götz, D.E. Jacob (2019): A Pearl Identification Challenge. Gems & Gemology, 54(2), 229–243, DOI: 10.5741/GEMS.55.2.229.
  • Lenz, C., Thorogood, G., Aughterson, R., Ionescu, M., Gregg, D. J., Davis, J., & Lumpkin, G. R. (2019). The Quantification of Radiation Damage in Orthophosphates Using Confocal μ-Luminescence Spectroscopy of Nd3+. Frontiers in Chemistry, 7. DOI: 10.3389/fchem.2019.00013
  • Bell, P.R., Fanti, F., Hart, L.J., Milan, L.A., Craven, S.J., Brougham, T. and Smith, E.  (2019).  Revised geology, age, and vertebrate diversity of the dinosaur-bearing Griman Creek Formation (Cenomanian), Lightning Ridge, New South Wales, Australia.  Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 514, 655-671. DOI: 10.1016/j.palaeo.2018.11.020
  • Soares, G.G., Van Kranendonk, M.J., Belousova, E. and Thomson, S.  (2019).  Phosphogenesis in the immediate aftermath of the Great Oxidation Event: Evidence from the Turee Creek Group, Western Australia.  Precambrian Research, 320, 193-212. DOI: 10.1016/j.precamres.2018.10.017
  • L.M. Otter, O.B. Agbaje, M.R. Kilburn, C. Lenz, H. Henry, P. Trimby, P. Hoppe, D.E. Jacob (2019): Insights into architecture, growth dynamics, and biomineralization from pulsed Sr- labeled Katelysia rhytiphora shells (Mollusca, Bivalvia). DOI: 10.5194/bg-2018-469
  • Sinh, V. B. T., Osanai, Y., Lenz, C., Nakano, N., Adachi, T., Belousova, E., & Kitano, I. (2019). Gem-Quality Zircon Megacrysts from Placer Deposits in the Central Highlands, Vietnam—Potential Source and Links to Cenozoic Alkali Basalts. Minerals(2), 89. DOI: 10.3390/min9020089
  • Griffin, W.L., Gain, S.E.M., Huang, J-X., Saunders, M., Shaw, J., Toledo, V. and O’Reilly, S.Y. (2019).  A terrestrial magmatic hibonite-grossite-vanadium assemblage: desilication and extreme reduction in a volcanic plumbing system, Mt Carmel, Israel.  American Mineralogist 104, 207-217. DOI: 10.2138/am-2019-6733
  • Parra-Avila, L.A., Baratoux, L., Eglinger, A.,  Fiorentini, M.L. and Block, S.  2019.  The Eburnean magmatic evolution across the Baoulé-Mossi domain: geodynamic implications for the West African Craton.  Precambrian Research, 332, 105392. DOI: 10.1016/j.precamres.2019.105392
  • Buliba J. Nkere, William L. Griffin, Philip E. Janney, Emplacement age of the Tshibwe kimberlite, Democratic Republic of Congo, by in-situ LAM-ICPMS U/Pb dating of groundmass perovskite,
    Journal of African Earth Sciences, Volume 157,2019,103502. DOI: 10.1016/j.jafrearsci.2019.05.010
  • Jacques M. Batumike, Elena Belousova, William L. Griffin, Toto R.F. Lubala, Mumba Chabu, Pierre K. Kaseti, Byadunia A. Djuma, Ludovic Ferrière, Petrography and perovskite U-Pb age of the Katuba kimberlite, Kundelungu Plateau (D.R. Congo): Implications for regional tectonism and mineralization, Journal of African Earth Sciences, Volume 156, 2019, Pages 35-43. DOI: 10.1016/j.jafrearsci.2019.04.014
  • D.R. Mole, C.L. Kirkland, M.L. Fiorentini, S.J. Barnes, K.F. Cassidy, C. Isaac, E.A. Belousova, M. Hartnady, N. Thebaud, Time-space evolution of an Archean craton: A Hf-isotope window into continent formation, Earth-Science Reviews, Volume 196, 2019, 102831. DOI: 10.1016/j.earscirev.2019.04.003


  • Castillo-Oliver, M., Giuliani, A., Griffin, W.L. and O’Reilly, S.Y. (2018). Characterization of primary and secondary carbonates in hypabyssal kimberlites: an integrated compositional and Sr-isotopic approach.  Mineralogy and Petrology 112, Supplement 2, 555-567. DOI: 10.1007/s00710-018-0626-3
  • D. Herath, D.E. Jacob, H. Jones, S. J. Fallon (2018) The potential of shells of three species of Eastern Australian freshwater mussels (Bivalvia: Hyriidae) as environmental proxy archives. Marine and Freshwater Research, 70 (2), 255-269. DOI: 10.1071/MF17319
  • Griffin, W.L., Gain, S.E.M., Huang, J-X., Belousova, E.A., Toledo, V. and O’Reilly, S.Y. (2018).  Permian to Quaternary magmatism beneath the Mt Carmel area, Israel: Zircons from volcanic rocks and associated alluvial deposits.  Lithos 314-315, 307-322 DOI:10.1016/j.lithos.2018.06.007
  • Griffin, W.L., Gain, S.E.M., Bindi, L., Toledo, V., Camara, F., Saunders, M. and O'Reilly, S.Y. (2018).  Carmeltazite, ZrAl2Ti4O11, a new mineral trapped in corundum from volcanic rocks of Mt Carmel, northern Israel. Minerals 8, 601-612. DOI: 10.3390/min8120601


  • R.J. Nevatte, B.E. Wueringer, D.E. Jacob, J.M. Park, J.E. Williamson (2017), First insights into the function of the sawshark rostrum through examination of rostral tooth microwear. Journal of Fish Biology, 91, 1582-1602. DOI: 10.1111/jfb.13467
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