Rudnick, R.L., Gao, S., Ling, W., Liu, Y.-S., and McDonough, W.F. (2003) Petrology and geochemistry of spinel peridotite xenoliths from Hannuoba and Qixia, North China craton, In (Mitchell, R., Scott-Smith, B., Heaman, L., Stachel, T., eds.) Proceedings of the Eighth International Kimberlite Conf., Lithos , 77: 609 - 637. Link to pdf (1,140Kb)

Teng, F.- z., McDonough, W. F ., Rudnick, R. L., Dalpe, C. , Tomascak, P. B.,Chappell, B. W., and Gao, S. (2004) Lithium Isotopic Composition and Concentration of the Upper Continental Crust, Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta, Vol. 68 no 20. Link to pdf  (282 Kb)

Wiebe, R. A., Manon, M. R., Hawkins, D. P., and McDonough, W. F ., (2004) Thermal rejuvenation and replenishment of the Vinalhaven Granite, coastal Maine. Journal of Petrology , (in review).doi:10.1093/petrology/egh050 Link to pdf  (1,647Kb)





2003 Brenan, J. M., McDonough, W.F. and Dalpe, C. (2003) Experimental constraints on the partitioning of rhenium and some platinum-group elements between olivine and silicate melt . Earth and Planet. Sci. Lett., 212: 135-150. Link to pdf   (452Kb )

McDonough, W.F. (2003) Compositional Model for The Earth's Core, pp547-568. In The Mantle and Core (ed. R. W. Carlson.) Vol. 2 Treatise on Geochemistry (eds. H.D. Holland and K.K. Turekian), Elsevier-Pergamon, Oxford . Link to pdf   (942Kb)

Staudigel, H., Helly, J., Koppers, A. A. P., Shaw, H. F., McDonough, W. F. , Hofmann, A. W., Langmuir, C. H., Lehnert, K., Sarbas, B., Derry, L. A., Zindler, A. (2003) Electronic data publication in geochemistry. Geochemistry Geophysics Geosystems 2, art. no.- 2002GC000314 Link to pdf   (73Kb)

Zack, T., Tomascak, P.B., Rudnick, R.L., Dalpe, C. and McDonough, W.F. (2003) Extremely light Li in orogenic eclogites: The role of isotope fractionation during dehydration in subducted oceanic crust Earth and Planet. Sci. Lett., 208: 279-290. Link to pdf   (460Kb)





Barth, M.G., Rudnick, R.L., Carlson, R.W., Horn, I. and McDonough, W.F. (2002) Re-Os and U-Pb geochronological constraints on the eclogite-tonalite connection in the Archean Man Shield, West Africa. Precam. Res., 118: 267-283. Link to pdf   (656Kb)

Barth, M.G., Rudnick, R.L., Horn, I., McDonough, W.F. , Spicuzza, M.J., Valley, J.W. and Haggerty, S.E. (2002) Geochemistry of xenolithic eclogites from West Africa, Part II: origins of the high MgO eclogites. Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta, 66: 4325-4345. Link to pdf   (1493Kb)

Gao, S., Rudnick, R.L., Carlson, R.W., McDonough, W.F. and Liu, Y.-S. (2002) Re-Os evidence for replacement of ancient mantle lithosphere beneath the North China Craton. Earth Planet. Sci. Lett ., 198: 307-322. Link to pdf   (496Kb)

Michael, P.J., McDonough, W.F. , Nielsen, R.L. and Cornell, W.C. (2002) Depleted Melt Inclusions in MORB Plagioclase: Messages from the Mantle or Mirages from the Magma Chamber? Chemical Geology, 183: 43-61. Link to pdf   (289Kb)

Sattari, P., Brenan, J.M., Horn, I. and McDonough, W.F. (2002) Experimental constraints on the sulfide-and chromite-silicate melt partitioning behavior of Rhenium and Platinum-Group elements. Economic Geology , 97:385-398. Link to pdf   (5693Kb)

2001     Barth, M.G., Rudnick, R.L., Horn, I., McDonough, W.F. , Spicuzza, M.J., Valley, J.W., Haggerty, S.E. (2001) Geochemistry of xenolithic eclogites from West Africa, Part I:  a link between low MgO eclogites and Archean Crust Formation. Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta , 65:  1499-1527. Link to pdf   (2493Kb)

McDonough, W. F. (2001) The Composition of the Earth.  In R. Teisseyre and E. Majewski (Eds.) Earthquake thermodynamics and phase transformations in the Earth's interior . Academic Press, San Diego, pp. 3-23.
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Pyle, J.M., Spear, F.S., Rudnick, R.L., McDonough, W.F. (2001) Monazite-xenotime and monazite-garnet equilibrium in a prograde pelite sequence. J. Petrol., 42: 2082-2107.
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Yin, Q.-Z., Jacobsen, S.B., Lee, C.T., McDonough, W.F. , Rudnick, R.L. and Horn, I (2001) A gravimetric K2OsCl6 standard:  Application to precise and accurate Os spike calibration. Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta , 65:  2113-2128.
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2000 Barth, M.G., McDonough, W. F. , and Rudnick, R.L. (2000) Tracking the budget of Nb and Ta in the continental crust. Chemical Geology, 165: 197-213. Link to pdf   (760Kb)

Horn, I. Rudnick, R.L., and McDonough, W. F. (2000) Precise elemental and isotopic ratio determination by combined solution nebulization and laser ablation ICP-MS: application to U/Pb geochronology. Chemical Geology , 167: 403-426. Link to pdf   (810Kb)

Jochum, K.P., D.B. Dingwell, A. Rocholl, B. Stoll, A.W. Hofmann, S. Becker, A. Besmehn, D. Bessette, H.-J. Dietze, P. Dulski, J. Erzinger, E. Hellebrand, P. Hoppe, I. Horn, K. Janssens, G. Jenner, M. Klein, McDonough, W. F. , M. Maetz, K. Mezger, C. Münker, I.K. Nikogosian, C. Pickhardt, I. Raczek, D. Rhede, H.M. Seufert, S.G. Simakin, A.V. Sobolev, B. Spettel, S. Straub, L. Vincze, A. Wallianos, G. Weckwerth, S. Weyer, D. Wolf and M. Zimmer (2000) The Preparation and Preliminary Characterization of Eight Geological MPI-DING Reference Glasses for In-Situ Microanalysis. Geostandards Newslett. , 24: 109-145.

Lee, C.T., Rudnick, R.L., McDonough, W. F. , and Horn, I. (2000) Petrochemical investigation of carbonates in peridotite xenoliths from northeastern Tanzania. Contrib. Mineral. Petrol., 139: 470-484. Link to pdf   (374Kb)

Rudnick, R.L., Barth, M.G., Horn, I., and McDonough, W. F. (2000) Rutile-bearing refractory eclogites: the missing link between continents and depleted mantle. Science , 287:278-281. Link to pdf   (222Kb)

Yin, Q. Z., Jacobsen, S. B., McDonough, W. F. , Horn, I., Petaev, M. I. and Zipfel, J. (2000) Supernova sources and the 92 Nb- 92 Zr p -process chronometer. The Astrophysical Journal, 535: L49-L53. Link to pdf   (80Kb)

1999 McDonough, W. F. , (1999) Earth's Core. In: C. P. Marshall and R. F. Fairbridge (Eds.) The Encyclopedia of Geochemistry . Kluwer Academic Publ. , Amsterdam, pp. 151-156.

Van der Hilst, R. and McDonough, W. F. (1999) Composition, Deep Structure and Evolution of Continents , (Editors) Developments in Geotectonics, 24, Elsevier, 300pp.

1998 Eggins, S. M., Rudnick, R. L., and McDonough, W. F. (1998) The composition of peridotites and their minerals: a laser-ablation ICP-MS study. Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 154: 53-71. Link to pdf   (1192Kb)

Staudigel, H., Albarede, F., Blicher -Toft, J., Edmond, J., McDonough, W. F. , and Jacobsen, S. B., et al. , (1998) Geochemical Earth Reference Model (GERM): Description of the Initiative. Chemical Geology , 145: 301-325. Link to pdf   (73Kb)

Rudnick, R. L., McDonough, W. F. , and O'Connell, R. J. (1998) Thermal structure, thickness and composition of continental lithosphere. Chemical Geology ,. 145: 399-415. Link to pdf   (324Kb)

McDonough, W. F. and Rudnick, R. L., (1998) Mineralogy and Composition of the Upper Mantle. In: R. Hemley (Editor) Ultrahigh-Pressure Mineralogy: Physics and Chemistry of the Earth's Deep Interior , Reviews in Mineralogy , Vol. 37, pp. 138-164.

1997 Chauvel, C., McDonough, W. F. , Guille, G., Maury, R., and Duncan, R. (1997) Contrasting old and young volcanism in Rurutu Island, Austral. Chemical Geology , 139: 125-143. Link to pdf   (1206Kb)


1995 McDonough, W. F. and Sun, S.-s. (1995) The composition of the Earth. Chemical Geology, 120: 223-254. Link to pdf   (2259Kb)

McDonough, W. F. , Arndt, N. T. and Shirey, S. (1995) Preface: Chemical Evolution of the Earth's Mantle. Chemical Geology, 120: I-II

1994 McDonough, W. F. (1994) Chemical and isotopic systematics of continental lithospheric mantle. In H.O.A. Meyer and O. Leonardos (eds.) Kimberlites, Related Rocks and Mantle Xenoliths , Vol. 1 C.P.R.M. , Brasilia, p. 478-485.

Rudnick, R. L., McDonough, W. F. and Orpin, A. (1994) Northern Tanzanian peridotite xenoliths: a comparison with Kaapvaal peridotites and inferences on metasomatic interactions. In H.O.A. Meyer and O. Leonardos (eds.) Kimberlites, Related Rocks and Mantle Xenoliths , Vol. 1 C.P.R.M. , Brasilia, p. 336-353. Link to pdf   (442Kb)

McDonough, W. F. , Ringwood, A.E., Sun, S.-s., Jagoutz, E. and Hofmann, A.W. (1994) Comments on "Rubidium and Cesium in the Earth and Moon by J.H. Jones and M.J. Drake". Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta , 58: 1385-1386.

Canil, D., O'Neill, H. St. C., Pearson, D. G., Rudnick, R. L., McDonough, W. F. and Carswell, D. A. (1994) Ferric iron in peridotites and mantle oxidation states. Earth Planet. Sci. Lett. , 123: 205-220. Link to pdf   (1217Kb)

1993 Rudnick, R. L., McDonough, W. F. and Chappell, B. W. (1993) Carbonatite metasomatism in the Northern Tanzanian mantle: petrographic and geochemical characteristics. Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 114: 463-475. Link to pdf   (1017Kb)

McDonough, W. F. and Ireland, T. R. (1993) Intraplate origin of komatiites inferred from trace elements in glass inclusions. Nature , 365: 432-434 (with News and Views article) .

1992 McDonough, W. F. , Sun, S.-s., Ringwood, A.E., Jagoutz, E. and Hofmann, A.W. (1992) K, Rb and Cs in the Earth and Moon and the evolution of the Earth's mantle. Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta , 56: 1001-1012.

McDonough, W. F. , Stosch, H.-G. and Ware, N. (1992) Distribution of Titanium and the Rare Earth Elements between peridotitic minerals. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology , 110: 321-328.

1991 McDonough, W. F. (1991) Partial melting of subducted oceanic crust and isolation of its residual eclogitic lithology. Phil. Transactions of The Royal Society , A 335: 407-418.

McDonough, W. F. and Chauvel, C. (1991) Sample contamination explains the Pb isotopic composition of some Rurutu island and Sasha seamount basalts. Earth Planet. Sci. Lett. , 105: 397-404.

McDonough, W. F. , Rudnick, R.L. and McCulloch, M.T. (1991) The isotopic and chemical composition of the lower portion of the eastern Australian lithosphere. In B. Drummond (ed.) Eastern Australian Lithosphere Geol. Soc. Aust. Spec. Publ. , 17: 163-188.

1990 McDonough, W. F. (1990) Comment on "Abundance and distribution of gallium in some spinel and garnet lherzolites" by D.B. McKay and R.H. Mitchell. Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta , 54: 471-47.

Briggs, R. M. and McDonough, W. F. (1990) Contemporaneous convergent margin and intraplate magmatism, North Island, New Zealand. Journal of Petrology , 31: 813-851.

Loock, G., McDonough, W. F. , Goldstein, S.L. & Hofmann, A.W. (1990) Isotopic compositions of volcanic glasses from the Lau Basin. Marine Mining , 9: 235-245.

McDonough, W. F. (1990) Constraints on the composition of the continental lithospheric mantle. Earth Planet. Sci. Lett. , 101: 1-18.

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1989 Sun, Shen-su and McDonough, W. F. (1989) Chemical and Isotopic Systematics of oceanic basalts: implications for Mantle Composition and Processes. In A.D. Saunders and M.J. Norry (eds.) Magmatism in the Ocean Basins , Spec. Publ. Vol. Geol. Soc. Lond. , No. 42, pp. 313-345.

Sun, Shen-su, McDonough, W. F. and Ewart, A. (1989) Four Component Model for East Australian Basalts. In: R.W. Johnson, J. Knutson and S.R. Taylor (eds.) Intraplate Volcanism in Eastern Australia and New Zealand , Cambridge Univ. Press , Cambridge pp. 333-347.

Jochum, K.P., McDonough, W. F. , Palme, H. and Spettel, B. (1989) Compositional constraints on the continental lithospheric mantle from trace elements in spinel peridotite xenoliths. Nature , 340: 548-550 (with News and Views article) .

McDonough, W. F. , Jochum, K.P., Palme, H. and Spettel, B. (1989) Sampling the lithosphere. Nature , 342: 743.

Sutherland, F.L., Ewart, A. Raynor, L.R., Hollis, J.D. and McDonough, W. F. (1989) Tertiary basaltic magmas and the Tasmanian lithosphere. In: C.F. Burrett and E.L. Martin (eds.) Geology and Mineral Resources of Tasmania , Geol. Soc. Australia , No. 15, pp. 386-398.

McDonough, W. F. and Frey, F.A. (1989) Rare Earth Elements in Upper Mantle Rocks. In: B.R. Lipin and G.A. McKay (eds.) Geochemistry and Mineralogy of Rare Earth Elements , Reviews in Mineralogy , Vol. 21, pp. 99-145.

1987 McDonough, W. F. and McCulloch, M.T. (1987) The southeast Australian Lithospheric Mantle: Implications for its Growth and Evolution. Earth Planet. Sci. Lett. , 86, 327-340.

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1986 Coombs, D.S., Cas, R.A., Kawachi, Y., Landis, C.A., McDonough, W. F. & Reay, A. (1986) Cenozoic volcanism in North, East, and Central Otago. In I. E. M. Smith (ed.) Late Cenozoic Volcanism in New Zealand Roy. Soc. N.Z. Bull. , 23: 278-312.

Rudnick, R.L., McDonough, W. F. , McCulloch, M.T. and Taylor, S.R. (1986) The chemical and isotopic composition of lower crustal xenoliths from Queensland, Australia: evidence for deep crustal assimilation and fractionation of continental basalts. Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta, 50: 1099-1115.

1985 McDonough, W. F. , McCulloch, M.T. and Sun, S.-s. (1985) Isotopic and geochemical systematics in Tertiary-Recent basalts from southeastern Australia and implications for the evolution of the sub-continental lithosphere. Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta , 49: 2051-2067.

1984 McDonough, W. F. , Waibel, A.F. and Gannett, M.W. (1984) The reinterpretation of Leone Lake sediments as a pyroclastic surge deposit and its tectonic significance. Jour. Volcanol. Geotherm. Res. , 20: 101-115.

Francis, P.W., McDonough, W. F. , Hammill, M., O'Callaghan, L.J. and Thorpe, R.S. (1984) The Cerro Purico shield complex, North Chile. In R.S. Harmon and B.A. Barreiro (eds.) Andean Magmatism Chemical and Isotopic Constraints Shiva Publishing Ltd , Cheshire, pp. 106-123.

McDonough, W. F. and Nelson, D.O. (1984) Geochemical constraints on magma processes in a peralkaline system: Paisano volcano, west Texas. Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta , 48: 2443-2455.


Non-Reviewed News items 29th international Geological Congress, Kyoto - a CEI viewpoint. IAVCEI News, Bull. Volcanology 55: 229-230 (1993).

Geoscientists Unite to Develop Earth Reference Model. EOS , Nov 5, 1996, pp. 443.

Second GERM Workshop, La Jolla, CA, March 1998. The Geochemical Newsletter, July 1998, pp. 12-13.