PHILIP MICHAEL PICCOLI
Associate Research Scientist

Department of Geology
University of Maryland
College Park, MD 20742-4211
Telephone: (301) 405-6966
Fax: (301) 314-9661
e-mail: piccoli@umd.edu

EDUCATION
University of Maryland

Doctorate of Philosophy, Geology
Dissertation title: "Apatite Chemistry in Felsic Magmatic Systems." Advisor: P.A. Candela.

Univeristy of Pittsburgh
Master of Science, Geology
Thesis title: "Petrology and Geochemistry of the Old Rag Granite on Old Rag Mountain, Central Virginia." Advisor: E.G. Lidiak.

University of Montana
Bachelor of Arts, Geology/Biology
Senior thesis title: "The Magnetite-/Ilmenite-Boundary in the Idaho Batholith." Advisor: D.W. Hyndman.

PRESENT POSITIONS
University of Maryland (College Park)

Associate Research Scientist.
Adjunct Member of the Graduate Faculty.


SELECT TEACHING EXPERIENCE (since 1996)
The Earth Revealed (GNSC 135) (14 semesters)
Physical Geology (GEOL 100) (4 semesters)
Recent Advances in Geology: Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology (GEOL 789).
Crustal Petrology (GEOL 646).

GUEST LECTURES/GUEST MODULES
Soil Mineralogy (AGRO 893) Titles: SEM and EPMA uses in agronomy.
Mineralogy of the Rock Forming Minerals (GEOL 622), Title: Analysis of rock-forming minerals on the Electron Microprobe.
Geochemical Methods of Analysis (Geology 471/671), Title: SEM, BSE and EPMA
Honors Geology: Recent Advances in Geology (GEOL 498H), Title: Geophysical Evidence for the Presence of a magma chamber below Long Valley, CA.
Honors Geology: Recent Advances in Geology (GEOL 489H), Title: Acquisition and Evaluation of Geologic Data Sets from the WWW.
Failure Mechanisms and Effects Laboratory in Reliability Engineering (ENRE 674), Title: Electron Probe Microanalysis in Material Science.
Mineralogy of the Rock Forming Minerals (GEOL 622), Title: Analysis of rock-forming minerals.
Honors Geology: Recent Advances in Geology (GEOL 489H), Title: Petrology Through Time.
Mineralogy (GEOL 622), Title: Quantitative Mineralogy.
Geochemistry (GEOL 445), Title: Microanalysis of Rock-Forming Silicates.
Honors Geology: Recent Advances in Geology (GEOL 489H), Title: Netscape Geology: Exploring the Internet in Search of Geological Data Sets.


PUBLICATIONS
Chapters in books (since 1997)
Piccoli, P.M. and Candela, P.A. (2002) Apatite in Igneous Systems. In, Phosphates-Geochemical, Geobiological, and Materials Importance, Kohn, M.J., Rakovan, J. and Hughes, J.M. (eds). In Reviews in Mineralogy and Geochemistry, v. 48., 255-292. Information.

Candela, P.A. and Piccoli, P.M. (1998) Magmatic volatile phase-silicate melt equilibria. In Techniques in hydrothermal ore deposits geology, Reviews in Economic Geology, v. 10, Richards, J.P. and Larson, P.B. (eds.), 97-108. Invited. Information.

Select Papers (since 1997)
Donovan, J., Hanchar, J., Piccoli, P., Schrier, M.D., Boatner, LA. and Jarosewich, E. (2003). A re-examination of the rare-earth element orthophosphate reference samples for electron microprobe analysis. Canadian Mineralogist 41, 221-232. Full Text.

Morrison, W.E., Secor, D.H., and Piccoli, P.M. (2003) Estuarine habitat use by Hudson River American eels. Proceedings of the American Fisheries Society (in press)

Saraf, L., Craicunescu, V., Piccoli, P., Ogale, S.B., Wuttig, M. and Ramesh, R. (2003) Pulsed laser deposition of Co2NiGa thin films, a new ferromagnetic heusler system. Applied Physics Letters (in revision).

Zlokovitz, E.R., Secor, D.H. and Piccoli, P.M. (2003) Patterns of migration in Hudson River striped bass as determined by otolith microchemistry. Fisheries Research. (accepted)

Donovan, J., Hanchar, J., Piccoli, P., Schrier, M.D., Boatner, LA. and Jarosewich, E. (2002) Contamination in the rare earth element orthophosphat reference standards. Journal of Research of the National Institute of Standards and Technology 107, 693-701, Invited. Full Text.

Frank, M.R., Candela, P.A., and Piccoli, P.M. (2002) Alkali exchange equilibria between a silicate melt and coexisting magmatic volatile phase: an experimental study at 800oC and 100 MPa. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 67, 1415-1427. Abstract. Full Text.

Frank, M.R., Candela, P.A., Piccoli, P.M. and Glascock, M.D. (2002) Gold solubility and partitioning as a function of HCl in the brine-silicate melt-metallic gold system at 800oC and 100 MPa. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 66, 3719-3732. Special volume in tribute to H.D. Holland. Abstract. Full Text.

Kimura, R., Secor, D.H., Houde, E.D. and Piccoli, P.M. (2000) Up estuary dispersal of young-of-the-year bay anchovie Anchoa mitchilli in the Chesepeake Bay: Inferences from microprobe analysis of Sr in otoliths. Marine Ecology Progress Series 208, 217-227. Abstract.

Piccoli, P.M., Candela, P.A. and Rivers, M. (2000) Small scale recorders of large scale processes: titanite in granites. Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh: Earth Sciences for a special volume on the Origin of Granites and Related Rocks 91, 257-267. Invited. Abstract. Full Text.

Reed, M.J., Candela, P.A., and Piccoli, P.M. (2000) The distribution of rare earth elements between monzogranitic melt and the aqueous volatile phase in experimental investigations at 200 MPa and 800oC. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 140, 251-262. Abstract. Full Text.

Jugo, P.J., Candela, P.A. and Piccoli, P.M. (1999) Linearly independent conditions of chemical equilibrium for the partitioning of ore metals in melt-crystal-volatile phase systems: applications to mineral exploration. Second International Symposium on Granites and Associated Mineralizations; Salvador, Brazil. Published in a special issue of Lithos, 46, 573-589. Invited. Abstract. Full Text.

Piccoli, P.M., Candela, P.A. and Williams, T.J. (1999) Constraints on Estimating HCl and Cl in the Magmatic Volatile Phase in Granites and Granite-Related Ore Systems: A Potential Tool for the Estimation of High- and Low-Cl Systems. Second International Symposium on Granites and Associated Mineralizations; Salvador, Brazil. Published in a special issue of Lithos, 46, 573-589. Invited. Abstract. Full Text.

Frank, M.R., Candela, P.A. and Piccoli, P.M. (1998) K-feldspar-muscovite-andalusite-quartz-brine phase equilibria: an experimental study at 25-60 MPa and 400-550oC. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 62, 3717-3727. Abstract. Full Text.

Campana, S.E., Thorrold, S.R., Jones, C.M., Günter, D., Tubrett, M., Longerich, H., Jackson, S., Halden, N.M., Kalish, J.M., Piccoli, P.M., de Pontual, H., Troadec, H., Panfili, J., Secor, D.H., Severin, K.P., Sie, S.H., Thresher, R., Treesdale, W.J., and Campbell, J.L. (1997) Comparison of accuracy, precision and sensitivity in elemental assays of fish using electron microprobe, PIXE and laser ablation ICP-MS. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 54, 2068-2079.

Williams, T.J., Candela, P.A. and Piccoli, P.M. (1997) Hydrogen-alkali exchange between silicate melts and two-phase aqueous mixtures: an experimental investigation. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 128, 114-126. Abstract. Full Text.

Appendix
Piccoli, P.M. (2000) in Mao, Y., Lead-lakaline glazed Egyptian faience: preliminary technical investigation of Ptolemaic Period faience vessels in the collection of the Walters Art Gallery. Journal of the American Institute for Conservation. 39, 185-204.

Abstracts (since 1999)
Candela, P.A. and Piccoli, P.M. (2003) Some thoughts on the experimental and theoretical constraints on Au:Cu:W:Mo ratios in granite related ores. Submitted for the Geological Association of Canada/Mineralogical Association of Canada Annual Meeting. Invited.

Piccoli, P.M. and Candela, P.A. (2003) Apatite in granite and related rocks. Submitted to the 5th Hutton Symposium on the Origin of Granites and Related Rocks (Japan).

Simon, A.C., Candela, P.A., Piccoli, P.M., Pettke, T. and Heinrich, C. (2003) Gold concentrations in magmatic vapor and brine near the critical point. Submitted for the Geological Association of Canada/Mineralogical Association of Canada Annual Meeting.

Simon, A.C., Candela, P.A., Piccoli, P.M., Pettke, T. and Heinrich, C. (2003) Magnetite solubility abd vapor-brine partitioning of iron as a sunction of pressure. Submitted for the Geological Association of Canada/Mineralogical Association of Canada Annual Meeting.

Simon, A.C., Candela, P.A., Piccoli, P.M., Pettke, T. and Heinrich, C. (2002) Gold Solubility in Magnetite. Geological Society of America Annual Meeting.

Frank, M.R., Candela, P.A., Piccoli, P.M., Pettke, T., and Heinrich, C. (2002) Gold and copper partitioning between vapor and brine at 800oC and 100 MPa. EOS-Transactions of the American Geophysical Union. Invited.

Piccoli, P.M., Hanchar, J. and Donovan, J. (2002) Anomalous composition of REE orthophosphate standards: why are they anomalous? Geological Society of America, abstracts with Programs v. 34, p. A-25. Invited.

Simon, A.C., Candela, P.A., and Piccoli, P.M. (2002) Sulfur's effect on iron concentration in chloride-bearing, aqueous, hydrothermal-magmatic fluids. EOS-Transactions of the American Geophysical Union.

Piccoli, P.M., Deharde, A., Wylie, A.G. (2001) Recycling coal combustion byproducts: a laboratory study to evaluate grout formulations for use in the Kempton mine complex, western Maryland. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs.

Simon, A.S., Candela, P.A. and Piccoli, P.M. (2001) Chlorine and iron in magnetite-melt-volatile systems. Submitted for presentation to the Goldschmidt Conference.

Piccoli, P.M., Stuller, B., Rocca, T. and Candela, P.A. (2001) Evaluating the behavior of metals in porphyry-type ore-systems: evidence from experimental studies. Goldschmidt Conference. Invited.

Frank, M.R., Candela, P.A., Piccoli, P.M. and Glascock, M.D. (2001) Gold solubility, speciation and partitioning in granite-volatile phase systems. Goldschmidt Conference. Invited.

Simon, A.C., Candela, P.A. and Piccoli, P.M. (2001) An Experimental Study of Magnetite Solubility as a Function of Pressure Along the Dewpoint Curve in the NaCl-, KCl-, HCl-H2O-Melt System. EOS-Transactions of the American Geophysical Union, San Francisco.

Webber, C.E., Candela, P.A., Piccoli, P.M. and Simon, A.C. (2001) Generation of granitic dikes: can texture, mineralogy, and geochemistry be used as guides to determine the mechanisms of diking? Geological Society of America Annual Meeting.

Candela,, P.A., Frank, M.R. and Piccoli, P.M. (2000) Quantitative modeling of magmatic volatile phase exsolution. Submitted to the Geochemical Society Goldschmidt Conference. Journal of Conference Abstracts 5, 284. Invited.

Coyne, C.M., Piccoli, P.M. and Candela, P.A. (2000) A comparison of pressure estimates based on epidote compositions and Al-in-hornblende: An example from the Ellicott City granodiorite. EOS-Transactions of the American Geophysical Union 81, 46.

Frank, M.R., Candela, P.A. and Piccoli, P.M. (2000) Variations in silicate melt composition as a function of the acidity of a coexisting brine: implications for melt structure. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs 32, 434.

Frank, M.R., Candela, P.A., Piccoli, P.M. and Glascock, M.D. (2000) Au solubility and partitioning in granite-volatile phase systems as a function of HCl. Geological Association of Canada/Mineralogical Association of Canada for their Annual Meeting. Geocanada 2000, 423.

Halpern, B., Litkowski, L.J. and Piccoli (2000) Quantitation of fluoride concentration of enamel by use of wavelength dispersive spectroscopy. Journal of Dental Research, Abstracts of Papers 29, 604. For the International Association of Dental Research Annual Meeting.

Kimura, R., Kinoshita, T., Nakamura, M. Wada, T., Secor, and P.M Piccoli (2000) Sr:Ca ratios in otolith and growth trajectories of Japanese sardine juveniles caught in the Kuroshio Extension. Nippon Suisan Gakkai-Abstracts [Abstracts for the Meeting of the Japanese Society of Fisheries Science, September 26 29, 1999. p.37] (in Japanese).

Kimura, R., Secor, D.H., Houde, E.D. and Piccoli, P.M. (2000) Migration/dispersion patterns of YOY bay anchovy Anchoa mitchilli in the Chesapeake Bay: Sr:Ca analysis on an ubiquitous species. International Council for the Exploration of the Sea Annual Science Conference (Conseil International pour Exploration de la Mer), Brugge, Belgium, September.

Piccoli, P.M., Candela, P.A. and Frank, M.R., (2000) In-situ Fractionation in a Granodiorite-dike Complex: an Example from the Cathedral Peak Granodiorite, California. Geological Society of America Abstrcats with Programs 32, 496.

Rocca, T., Candela, P.A. and Piccoli, P.M. (2000) An experimental study of the partitioning of Mn, Co, Ni, and Zn between a granitic melt and a vapor-undersaturated brine in magmatic systems. EOS-Transactions of the American Geophysical Union 81, 433.

Stuller, B., Piccoi, P.M. and Candela, P.A. (2000) The partitioning behavior of Mn, Co, Ni, Zn, Mo, W and Au between pyrrhotite and a rhyolitic melt. EOS-Transactions of the American Geophysical Union 81, 440.


Candela, P.A. and Piccoli, P.M. (1999) Small-Scale Factors in Large-Scale Magmatic Processes: Hydrothermal Ore Deposits and Accessory Mineral Crystallization in Granitic Magmas. In, The Origin of Granites and Related Rocks, IVth Hutton Symposium, Clermont-Ferrand, France. Document du BRGM no 290, 229.

Deng, Wei-Li, Candela, P.A., and Piccoli, P.M. (1999) Crystallization kinetics of quartz in granitic dikes estimated from crystal size distributions. Eos Transactions of the American Geophysical Union 80, 373.

Frank, M.R., Candela, P.A., Piccoli, P.M. and Glascock, M.D. (1999) Gold partitioning in a sulfur-free magmatic brine-haplogranitic melt-metallic gold system at 800oC and 100 MPa. Eos Transactions of the American Geophysical Union 80, 360.

Frank, M.R., Candela, P.A., Piccoli, P.M. and Glascock, M.D. (1999) Experimental Study of Au in Granite-Volatile Phase Systems.In, The Origin of Granites and Related Rocks, Ivth Hutton Symposium, Clermont-Ferrand, France. Document du BRGM no 290, p. 233.

Frank, M.R., Candela, P.A., Piccoli, P.M., and Glascock, M.D. (1999) An experimental study of gold partitioning between a low HCl brine and peralkaline melt: Implications for gold bearing porphyry deposits. GSA Abstracts with Programs 31, 92.

Hall, M.S., Candela, P.A., and Piccoli, P.M. (1999) Nucleation of talc by reaction between tremolite and pholgopite-bearing assemblages and chloride-sulfate brines at 500oC and 50 MPa. Eos Transactions of the American Geophysical Union 80, 348.

Kimura, R., Secor, D.H., Houde, E.D. and P.M Piccoli (1999) Up-estuary dispersal of young-of-the-year bay anchovy in the Chesapeake Bay - inferences from microprobe analysis of Sr in otoliths.

Kimura, R., Secor, D.H., Houde, E.D. and P.M Piccoli (1999) Migration analysis for bay anchovy in the Chesepeake Bay, USA, using otolith Sr:Ca ratios. Nippon Suisan Gekkai-Abstracts (in Japanese).

Piccoli, P.M. and Candela, P.A. (1999) Textures in simple granitic rocks. European Union of Geosciences Abstracts 4, 681. Invited.

Piccoli, P.M. and Candela, P.A. (1999) Small Recorders of Large-scale Processes: Accessory Phases in Granites. In, The Origin of Granites and Related Rocks, IVth Hutton Symposium, Clermont-Ferrand, France. Document du BRGM no 290, p. 238.


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