Department of Geology

Laboratory for Mineral Deposits Research

Publications by Students and Faculty of the LMDR

Copies of articles available upon request



Batrice, R., Ayscue, R.L., Adcock, A.K., Sullivan, B., Han, S.Y., Piccoli, P.M., Bertke, J.A., and Knope, K.E. (2018) Photoluminescence of Visible and NIR-Emitting Lanthanide-Doped Bismuth-Organic Materials. Chemistry – A European Journal 24, 5630-5636.


Eckberg, C., Wang, L., Hodovanets, H., Kim, H., Campbell, D.J., Zavilij, P., Piccoli, P., and Paglione, J. (2018) Evolution of structure and superconductivity in Ba (Ni1-xCox)2As2. Physical Review B. 97, 224505.


Gallagher, B.K., Piccoli, P.M. and Secor, D.H. (2018) Ecological carryover effects associated with partial migration in white perch (Morone americana) within the Hudson River Estuary. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science 200, 277-288.


Huang, G., Brown, M., Guo, J., Piccoli, P.M., and Zhang, D. (2018) Challenges in constraining the P–T conditions of mafic granulites: an example from the northern Trans-North China Orogen. Journal of Metamorphic Geology, 1-30.


Penniston-Dorland, S., Kohn, M. and Piccoli, P.M. (2018) A mélange of subduction temperatures: Evidence from Zr-in-rutile thermometry for strengthening of the subduction interface. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 482, 525-535.


Xia, Bin, Brown, M., Wang, L., Wang, Song-Jie, and Piccoli, P. (2018) Phase equilibria modeling of MT-UHP eclogite: a case study of coesite eclogite at Yangkou, Sulu belt, eastern China. Journal of Petrology ##, ##-##.  (in press).



Gou, Long-Long, Cheng-Li Zhang, Brown, Michael, Piccoli, Philip M., Lin, Hong-Bing, Wei, Xin-Shan (2016) P–T–t evolution of pelitic gneiss from the Northwestern Ordos Block basement, North China Craton, and the tectonic implications. Precambrian Geology 276, 67-84.


Greaney, A.T., Rudnick, R.L., Helz, R.T., Gaschnig, R.M., Piccoli, P.M. and Ash, R.D. (2017) The behavior of chalcophile elements during magmatic differentiation as observed in Kilauea Iki Lava Lake, Hawaii. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 210,  71-96.


Kerrigan, R.J., Candela, P.A., Piccoli, P.M., Frank, M. and Wylie, A. (2017) Olivine + quartz + water +- HCl at mid-crustal conditions: Controls on the growth of fibrous talc as determined from hydrothermal diamond anvil cell experiments. Canadian Mineralogist 55, 101-113.


Wang, Songjie; Wang, Lu; Brown, Michael; Piccoli, Philip M.; Johnson, Timothy E., Feng, Peng; Deng, Hao; Kitajima, Kouri; and Huang, Yang (2017) Fluid generation and evolution during exhumation of deeply subducted UHP crust: petrogenesis of composite granite–quartz veins in the Sulu belt, China. Journal of metamorphic geology 35, 601-629.


Wylie, A.G. (2017) Mineralogy of Asbestos and fibrous erionite. In Current Cancer Research: Asbestos and Mesothelioma, Joseph Testa Ed. Springer, Heidelberg 11-41.


Zajacz, Z., Candela, P.A., and Piccoli, P.M. (2017) The partitioning of Cu, Au, and Mo between liquid and vapor at magmatic temperatures and its implications for the genesis of magmatic-hydrothermal ore deposits. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 207, 81-101.


Zipkin, Andrew M., Abrose, Stanley H., Hanchar, John M., Piccoli, Philip M.,  Brooks, Alison S., and Anthony, Elizabeth Y. (2017) Elemental fingerprinting of Kenya Rift Valley ochre deposits for provenance studies of rock art and archaeological pigments, Quaternary International 430, 42-59.



Brown, C.R., Yakymchuk, C., Brown, M., Fanning, C.M., Korhonen, F.J., Piccoli, P.M. and Siddoway, C.S. (2016) From source to sink: Petrogenesis of Cretaceous anatectic granites from the Fosdick migmatite-granite complex, West Antarctica. Journal of Petrology 57, 1241-1278.


Siskey, M.R., Lyubchich, V., Liang, D., Piccoli, P.M., and Secor, D.H. (2016) Periodicity of strontium:calcium across annuli further validates otolith-ageing for Atlantic bluefin tuna (Thunnus thynnus). Fisheries Research 177, 13-17.


Wylie, A.G. (2016) Amphiboles: Fibers, fragments and mesothelioma. Canadian Mineralogist 54(6) 1403-1435.



Candela, P.A., Piccoli, P.M., Wylie, A.G., and Wilks, M. (2015) The historic Sykesville ultramafic rock-associated, Fe-Cu-Co-Zn-Ni mineral district: Tailings and Core. Society of Economic Geologist Field Trip Guidebook v. 51 ISBN: 978-1-629494-88-3.


Conroy, C.W. Piccoli, P.M. and Secor, D.H. (2015) Partial migration, growth thresholds, and the influence of river flow in striped bass Morone saxatilis early life history. Marine Ecology Progress Series 541, 179-194.


Tattitch, B.C., Candela, P.A., Piccoli, P.M. and Bodnar, R.J. (2015) Copper partitioning in the system felsic melt-H2O-CO2-NaCl-KCl-HCl. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 148, 81-99.


Webster, J.D. and Piccoli, P.M. (2015) Magmatic apatite- a utilitarian, yet deceptive, mineral. ELEMENTS,  in Harlov D., and Rakovan, J., eds., v. 11, n. 3, 177-182.


Wylie, A and Candela, P. (2015) Methodologies for determining the sources, characteristics, distribution, and abundance of asbestiform and non-asbestiform amphibole and serpentine in ambient air and water.  Journal of Toxicology and Environmental Health, Part B: Critical Reviews. 18: 1-42.


Yakymchuk, C., Brown, M., Korhonen, F., Piccoli, P., Siddoway, C. (2015) Decoding polyphase migmatites using geochronology and phase equilibria modeling. Journal of metamorphic Geology 33, 203-230.



Araya, Miguel, Niklitschek, E.J., Secor, D.H. and Piccoli, P.M. (2014) Partial Migration in introduced Chinook salmon (Oncorhynchus tshawytscha) of southern Chile. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science 149, 87-95.


Doherty, A.L., Webster, J.D., Goldoff, B.A., Piccoli, P.M. (2014) Partitioning behavior of chlorine and fluorine in felsic melt -fluid(s)-apatite systems at 50 MPa and 850-950°C. Chemical Geology, 384, 94-111.


Penniston-Dorland, S.C., Gorman, J.K., Bebout, G.E., Piccoli, P.M. and Walker, R.J. (2014) Reaction rind formation in the Catalina Schist: Evidence from petrology and geochemistry. Chemical Geology 384, 47-61.


Sharp, N., McDonough, W.F., Ticknor, B.W., Ash, R.D., Piccoli, P.M. and Borg, D.T. (2014) Rapid analysis of trinitite with nuclear forensic applications for post-detonation material analyses. Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry 302, 57-67.


Motakef, P., Larson, A.M., Hodges, B., Zavalij, P., Gaskell, K.J., Piccoli, P.M., and Rodriguez, E.E. (2014) Synthesis and crystal chemistry of microporous titanates Kx(Ti,M)8O16 where M = Sc—Ni. Journal of Solid State Chemistry 220, 45-53.



Taylor, E, Wylie, A., Mossman, B. and Lower, S (2013) Repetitive dissociation from crocidolite asbestos acts as a persistent signal for epidermal growth factor receptor. Langmuir 29(21) p. 6323-6330.


Zajacz, Z., Candela, P.A., Piccoli, P.M., Sanchez-Valle, C. and Wälle, M. (2013) Solubility and partitioning behavior of Au, Cu, Ag and reduced S in magmas. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 112, 140-159.



Reno, B.L., Piccoli, P.M., Brown, M. and Trouw, R.A.J. (2012) In situ chemical dating of monazite from the Southern Brasilia Belt, Brazil. J meta Geol. 30, 81-112.


O’Driscoll, B.O., Day, J.M.D., Walker, R.J., Daly, S., McDonough, W.F., and Piccoli, P.M. (2012) Chemical heterogeneity in the upper mantle recorded by peridotites and chromitites from the Shetland Ophiolite Complex, Scotland. Earth and Planetary Sciences Letters 333-334, 226-237.


Zajacz, Z., Seo, Candela, P.A., Piccoli, P.M., and Sanchez-Valle, C. (2012) The partitioning of sulfur and chlorine between andesite melts and magmatic volatiles and the exchange coefficients of major cations. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 89, 81-101.


Zajacz, Z., Candela, P.A., Piccoli, P.M., Wälle, M., Sanchez-Valle, C. and Heinrich, C.A. (2012) Gold and copper in volatile saturated mafic to intermediate magmas: solubilities, partitioning, and implications for ore deposit formation. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 91, 140-159.



Arevalo, R.A., McDonough, W. and Piccoli, P.M. (2011) In situ determination of first-row transition metal, Ga and Ge abundances in geological materials via medium-resolution LA-ICP-MS. Geostandards and Geoanalytical Research , 1-21.


Frank, M.R., Simon, A., Pettke, T., Candela, P.A. and Piccoli, P.M. (2011) Gold and copper partitioning in sulfur-bearing vapor-brine-melt systems at 800oC and 100 MPa.  Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 75, 2470-2482.


Liu, J., Rudnick, R.L., Walker, R.J., Gao, S., Wu, F., Piccoli, P.M., Yuan, H., and Xu, Y. (2011) Mapping lithospheric boundaries using Os isotopes of mantle xenoliths: an example from the North China Craton. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 75, 3881-3902.


Zajacz, Z., Seo, J.H., Candela, P.A., Piccoli, P.M., Tossell, J. and Heinrich, C.A. (2011) The solubility of copper in high-temperature magmatic vapors: a quest for the significance of various chloride and sulfide complexes. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 75, 2811-2827.


Connolly, B.D., Puchtel, I.S., Walker, R.J., Arevalo, R., Jr., Piccoli, P.M., Byerly, G., Robin-Popieul, C., and Arndt, N. (2011) Highly siderophile element systematics of the 3.3 Ga Weltevreden komatiites, South Africa: implications for the early Earth history. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 311, 253-263.


Mengason, M., Candela, P.A., and Piccoli, P.M. (2011) Molybdenum, tungsten and manganese partitioning in the system pyrrhotite–Fe-S-O melt–rhyolite melt: impact of sulfide segregation on arc magma evolution. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 75, 7018-7030.



Liu, J., Rudnick, R.L., Walker, R.J.,  Gao, S., Wu, F. and Piccoli, P.M. (2010) Processes controlling highly siderophile element fractionations in xenolithic peridotites and their influence on Os isotopes. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 297, 287-297.


Mengason, M., Piccoli, P.M., and Candela, P.A. (2010) An evaluation of the effect of Cu on the calculation of fS2 from pyrrhotite composition. Economic Geology 105, 1163-1169.


Reno, B.L., Brown, M. and Piccoli, P.M. (2010) 40Ar/39Ar chronology of high-pressure granulite nappes in the southern Brasília belt, Brazil: Implications for nappe exhumation. American Journal of Science, special issue in honor of Alfred Kröner. New Insights into Global Tectonic Processes through Geological Time I and II, Wilde, S., Cawood, P. and Liu, D. eds., 310, 1294-1332.


Zajacz, Z., Seo, J.H., Candela, P.A., Piccoli, P.M., Guillong, M. and Heinrich, C.A. (2010) Alkali metals control the release of gold from volatile-rich magmas. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 297, 50-56.



Kerr, L.A., Secor, D.H. and Piccoli, P.M. (2009) Partial migration of fishes as illustrated by the estuarine-dependent white perch. Fisheries 34, 114-123.


Pitcher, L., Helz, R.T., Walker, R.J. and Piccoli, P.M. (2009) Fractionation of the Platinum-Group Elements and Re during crystallization of basalt in Kilauea Iki Lava Lake, Hawaii. Chemical Geology 260, 196-210.


Reno, B.L., Brown, M., Kobayashi, K., Nakamura, E., Piccoli, P.M., and Trouw, R.A.J. (2009) Timing of High-Pressure Granulite Facies Metamorphism in the Southern Brasília Belt, Brazil. Journal of the Geological Society of London. 166, 1-19.


Schulte, R.F., Schilling, M., Horan, M.F., Anma, R., Komiya, T., Farquhar, J., Piccoli, P.M., Pitcher, L., and Walker, R.J. (2009) Chemical and chronologic complexity in the convecting upper mantle: Evidence from the Taitao Ophiolite, southern Chile. Geochemica et Cosmochimica Acta 73, 5397-5819.


Schwartz, C.W., Wylie, A.G., Davis, A.P., and James, B.R. (2009). Column Expansion Testing of Chromium Tailings Subgrade Fills. Contemporary Topics in Ground Modification, Problem Soils, and Geo-Support (Iskander, M., Laefer, D.F., and Hussein, M.H., eds.). Geotechnical Special Publication 187, American Society of Civil Engineers, Reston, VA, pp. 442-449.


van Acken, D., Becker, H., Walker, R.J., McDonough, W.F., Wombacher, F., Ash, R.D., and Piccoli, P.M. (2009) Formation of pyroxenite layers in the Toltalp ultramafic massif (Swiss Alps) – insights from highly siderophile elements and Os Isotopes. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta  74, 661-683.



Simon, A.C., Pettke, T., Candela, P.A., Piccoli, P.M., Heinrich, C. (2008) The partitioning behavior of silver in a vapor - brine - rhyolite melt assemblage. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 72, 1638-1659.


Simon, A.C., Candela, P.A., Piccoli, P.M., Mengason, M. and Englander, L. (2008) The effect of crystal melt partitioning on the budgets of copper, gold and silver. American Mineralogist 93, 1437-1448



Candela, P.A., Crummett, C.D., Earnest, D.J., Frank, M.R. and Wylie, A.G. (2007) Low pressure decomposition of chrysotile as a function of time and temperature. American Mineralogist 92, p.1704-1713.


Simon, A. C., Pettke, T., Candela, P.A., Piccoli, P.M. and Heinrich, C.A. (2007) The partitioning behavior of As and Au in S-free and S-bearing magmatic assemblages, Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 71, 1764-1782.


Simon, A.C., Frank, M.R., Pettke, T., Candela, P.A., Piccoli, P.M., Heinrich, C. and Glascock, M. D. (2007) An evaluation of synthetic fluid inclusions for the purpose of trapping equilibrated, coexisting, immiscible fluids at magmatic conditions. American Mineralogist 92, 124-138.


Secor, D. and Piccoli, P.M. (2007) Determination of frequency of anadromous migrations by Chesapeake Bay striped bass based upon otolith microchemical analysis. Fisheries Bulletin 105, 62-73.



Brown, M. and Piccoli, P.M. [editors] (2006) Granulites and Granulites 2006. Brasília, Brazil (98 pages).


Simon, A.C., Pettke, T., Candela, P.A., Piccoli, P.M., and Heinrich, C.A. (2006) Copper partitioning in a melt-vapor-brine-magnetite-pyrrhotite assemblage. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 70, 5583-5600.



Candela, P.A. and Piccoli, P.M. (2005) Magmatic Processes in the Development of Porphyry-type Ore Systems. Society of Economic Geologists 100th Anniversary Volume, J.W. Hedenquist, J.F.H. Thompson, R.J. Goldfarb, and J.P. Richards, p. 25-38.


Moraes, R., Fuck, R.A., Baldwin, J.A., Brown, M. and Piccoli, P.M. (2005) Wollastonite + scapolite in calc-silicate rocks of the Anápolis-Itauçu Complex, Goiás: Additional evidence of ultra-high temperature metamorphism. III Simpósio Sobre o Cráton do Sáo Francisco, Salvador-BA, Brazil, Short Papers, 95-97.


Simon, A.C., Frank, M.R., Pettke, T., Candela, P.A., Piccoli, P.M. and Heinrich, C.A. (2005) Gold partitioning in vapor-brine-melt systems. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 69, 3321-3335.


Stoltz, C., Ramesha, K., Piccoli, P., Toby, B.H. and Eichhorn, B.W. (2005) A0.3ZrNF1.3 Phases (A = Na,K) with layered ZrNCl type structures by anion metathesis. Chemistry of Materials 12(21), 5291-5296.


Walker, R.J., Brandon, A.D., Bird, J.M., Piccoli, P.M., McDonough, W.F. and Ash, R.A. (2005) 187Os-186Os systematics of Os-Ir-Ru alloy grains, Port Orford, Oregon. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 230, 211-226.



Simon, A., Pettke, T., Candela, P., Piccoli, P. and Heinrich, C. (2004) Magnetite solubility and iron transport in magmatic-hydrothermal environments. Geochimcia et Cosmochimica Acta, 68, 4905-4914.


Wiedenbeck, M., Hanchar, J., Peck, W.H., Sylvester, P., Valley, J., Whitehouse, M., Kronz, A., Morishita, Y., Nasdala, L., Fiebig, J., Franchi, I., Girard, J.-P., Greenwood, R.C., Hinton, R., Kita, N., Mason, P., Norman, M., Ogasawara, M., Piccoli, P., Rhede, D., Satoh, H., Schultz-Dobrick, B., Skår, Ø., Spicuzza, M.J., Terada, K., Tindle, A., Togashi, S., Vennemann, T., Xie, Q. and Zheng, Y.-F. (2004) Further Characterization of the 91500 Zircon Crystal. Geostandards and Geoanalytical Research (formerly Geostandards Newsletter), 28, 9-39.



Candela, P.A. (2003) Ore in the Earth’s Crust. Treatise on Geochemistry, The Crust, R. Rudnick (ed.), Vol. 3.


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.


Frank, M.R., Candela, P.A. and Piccoli, P.M. (2003) Alkali exchange equilibria between a silicate melt and coexisting magmatic volatile phase: an experimental study at 800C and 100 MPa. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 67, 1415-1427. Published subsequently in Experimental Earth, 1, Issue 1.


Morrison, W.E., Secor, D.H. and Piccoli, P.M. (2003) Estuarine habitat use by Hudson River American eels. As Determined by Otolith Strontium: Calcium Ratios. In, Biology, Management, and Protection of Catadramous Eels, Dixon, D.A., ed., American Fisheries Society Symposium, 33, 87-99.


Simon, A., Pettke, T., Candela, P., Piccoli, P. and Heinrich, C. (2003) Experimental determination of gold solubility in magnetite: Constraints on magmatic gold budgets. American Mineralogist, 88, 1644-1651 (published subsequently in Experimental Earth Virtual Journal:


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, 63, 245-259.



Donovan, J., Hanchar, J., Piccoli, P., Schrier, M.D., Boatner, LA. and Jarosewich, E. (2002) Contamination in the rare earth element orthophosphate reference standards. NIST Journal of Research, 107 (6), 693-701.


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).


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.). Reviews in Mineralogy and Geochemistry, 48, 255-292.


Verkouteren, J.R., and Wylie, A.G. (2002) Anomalous Optical Properties of Fibrous Tremolite, Actinolite and Ferro-Actinolite. American Mineralogist 87, p. 1090-1095.



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


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, Special Volume on the Origin of Granites and Related Rocks, 91, 257-267.


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.


Verkouteren, J. R., and Wylie, A.G. (2000) The Tremolite-Actinolite-Ferro-actinolite series: Systematic Relationships among Cell Parameters, Composition, Optical Properties, and Habit and Evidence of Discontinuities. American Mineralogist 85, p.1239-1254.


Wylie, A.G. and Verkouteren, J.R. (2000) Amphibole Asbestos from Libby, Montana: Aspects of Nomenclature. American Mineralogist 85, p. 1540-1542.



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.


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. Special Issue of Lithos, 46, 573-589.


Wylie, A.G. (1999) The habit of asbestiform amphibole: Implications for the analysis of bulk samples. Advances in Environmental Measurement Methods for Asbestos, ASTM STP 1342, M.E. Beard, H.L. Rooks (eds.), p. 53-69.


Wylie, A.G. and Candela, P.A. (1999) Metallic Mineral Deposits - Chromite. In Geol. of Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania Geological Survey and Pittsburgh Geological Survey, Special Publication 1, p.588-595.



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


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.



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.


Candela, P. (1997) Shallow, Ore-Related Granites: Textures, Volatiles, and Ore Metals. (For: Special issue on High Level Silicic Magmatism and Related Hydrothermal Systems) Journal of Petrology, 38, 1619 1633


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.


Wylie, A.G., Skinner, H.C., Marsh, J., Snyder, H., Garzione, C., Hodkinson, D. and Winters, R. (1997) Mineralogical Features Associated with Cytotoxic and Proliferative Effects of Fibrous Talc and Asbestos on Rodent Tracheal Epithelial and Pleural Mesothelial cells. Journal of Toxicology and Applied Pharmacology 147, p. 143-150.



Dunbar, N., Campbell, A.R. and Candela P.A. (1996) Physical, Chemical and Mineralogical evidence for Magmatic Fluid Migration within the Capitan Pluton, South-Central New Mexico. Geological Society of America Bulletin, 108, 3, 318-333.


Secor, D.H. and Piccoli, P.M. (1996) Age- and sex-dependent migrations of the Hudson River striped bass population determined from otolith microanalysis. Estuaries, 19, 778.



Brown, M. and Piccoli, P.M. [editors] (1995) The Origin of Granites and Related Rocks. United States Geological Survey Circular 1129. Published synonymously with the 3rd Hutton Symposium on the Origin of Granite and Related Rocks, College Park, Maryland (170 pages).


Brown, M. and Piccoli, P.M. (1995) Introduction to The Origin of Granites and Related Rocks, United States Geological Survey Circular 1129, 1-4.


Candela P.A. and Blevin P.L. (1995) Do some miarolitic granites preserve evidence of magmatic volatile phase permeability? Economic Geology, 90, 8., 2310-2316.


Candela P.A. and Blevin P.L. (1995) Physical and Chemical Magmatic Controls on the Size of Magmatic-Hydrothermal Ore Deposits. In: Giant Ore Deposits, II, Clark, A. H. (ed.), 2-37.


Candela, P.A. and Piccoli, P.M. (1995) An experimental-theoretical model of brine-vapor-silicate melt equilibria with applications to geothermal and ore-forming systems. In: Magmas, Fluids and Ore Deposits, Thompson, J.F.H. (ed.). Mineralogical Association of Canada Short Course Series, 23, 101-127, Victoria, B.C.


Cygan, G. and Candela, P. (1995) Preliminary Study of Au Partitioning Among Pyrrhotite, Pyrite, Magnetite, and Chalcopyrite in Au-saturated chloride solutions at 600 to 700oC, 140 MPa (1400 bar). In: Magmas, Fluids, and Ore Deposits, Thompson, J.F.H. (ed.). Mineralogical Association of Canada, 23, 129-138.


Secor, D.H., Henderson-Arzapalo, A. and Piccoli, P.M. (1995) Can otolith microchemistry chart patterns of migration and habitat utilization of anadromous fishes? Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, 192, 15-33.


Verkouteren, J.R., Wylie, A.G., Steel, E.B. and Lim, M.S. (1995) Analysis of the Tremolite/Actinolite series using high precision refractive index measurements. Proceedings of the 29th Annual Meeting of the MAS, Breckenridge, CO, p.27-28.


Williams, T.J., Candela, P.A. and Piccoli, P.M. (1995) The partitioning of copper between silicate melts and two-phase aqueous fluids: an experimental investigation at 1 kilobar, 800oC and ½ kilobar, 850oC. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, 121, 388-399.


Wolven-Garrett, A., Wulf, R.J., Wylie, A.G., Wynder, E.L., Yourik, J., Sakarian, B., Zavadoski, W., Zaaenshi, R. (1995) Talc: Consumer uses and health perspectives: Executive Summary. Regulatory Toxicology and Pharmacology v.21 #2 213-215.


Wylie, A.G. (1995) The Analysis of Industrial Mineral Products for Crystalline Silica by Optical and Electron Microscopy: A Literature Review. In: Review Papers on Analytical Methods, Chemical Manufacturers Association.



Candela, P.A. (1994) Combined Chemical and Physical Model for Plutonic Devolatilization: A non-Rayleigh Fractionation Algorithm. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 58, 2157-2167.


Piccoli, P.M. and Candela, P.A. (1994) Apatite in felsic rocks: a model for the estimation of initial halogen contents in the Bishop Tuff (Long Valley) and Tuolumne Intrusive Suite (Sierra Nevada Batholith) Magmas. American Journal of Science, 294, 92-135.



Lynton, S.J., Candela, P.A. and Piccoli, P.M. (1993) An experimental study of the partitioning of copper between pyrrhotite and a high-silica rhyolite melt. Economic Geology, 88, 901-915.


Secor, D.H., Houde, E.D., Henderson-Arzapalo, A. and Piccoli, P.M. (1993) Tracking the migrations of estuarine and coastal fishes using otolith microchemistry. Report for the International Council for the Exploration of the Sea, M, 41, 16 pp.


Veblen, D.R. and Wylie, A.G. (1993) Mineralogy of Amphiboles and 1:1 Layer Silicates. in Health Effects of Mineral Dusts, G.D. Guthrie & B.T. Mossman (eds.). Reviews in Mineralogy, v. 28, Min. Soc. Am., p. 61-131.


Wylie, A.G. (1993) Modeling Asbestos Populations: The Fractal Approach. Canadian Mineralogist 30, p. 437-446.


Wylie, A.G., Bailey, K., Kelse, J. and Lee, R. (1993) The Importance of Width in Fiber Carcinogenicity and its Implications for Public Policy. American Industrial Hygiene Association Journal 54, p. 239-252.



Candela, P.A. (1992) Controls on Ore Metal Ratios in Granite-Related Ore Systems: An Experimental and Computational Approach. Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh: Earth Sciences, 83, 317-326.


Candela, P.A., Piccoli, P.M., Williams, T.J. and Lynton, S.J. (1992) Physical and chemical constraints on magmatic aqueous phase exsolution: toward an integrated field, experimental and computational approach. Magmatic Contributions to Hydrothermal Systems and the Behavior of Volatiles in Magma. Geological Survey of Japan Report, 279, p. 31-34.


Linder, D.E., Wylie, A.G. and Candela, P.A. (1992) The Mineralogy and Origin of the State Line Talc Deposit, Pennsylvania. Economic Geology 87, p. 157-165.


Wylie, A.G. and Bailey, K.F. (1992) The Mineralogy and Size of Airborne Chrysotile and Rock Fragments: Ramifications of Using the NIOSH 7400 Method. American Industrial Hygiene Association Journal 53, p. 442-447.



Candela, P.A. (1991) Physics of Aqueous Phase Exsolution in Plutonic Environments. American Mineralogist, 76, 1081-1091.



Candela, P.A. (1990) Theoretical Constraints on the Chemistry of the Magmatic Aqueous Phase. In: Ore bearing systems: Petrogenesis and Mineralizing Processes, H. Stein and J. Hannah (eds.). Granites and Related Ore Deposits, Geological Society of America Special Paper, 246, 11 20.


Candela, P.A. and Bouton, S.L. (1990) The Partitioning of Tungsten and Molybdenum Between Silicate Melts and Ilmenite: Implications for F(O2) Control of Metal Ratios in Magmatic Hydrothermal W Mo Deposits. Economic Geology, 85, 633 640.



Wylie, A.G. (1990) Discriminating Amphibole Cleavage Fragments from Asbestos: Rationale and Methodology. Proceedings of the VIIth International Pneumoconiosis Conference, Pittsburgh, p.1065 1069.



Candela, P.A. (1989) The Calculation of Magmatic Contributions to Porphyry type Ore Systems: Predicting Fluid Inclusion Chemistries. Geochemical Journal, 23, 295 305.


Candela, P.A. (1989) Magmatic Ore Forming Fluids: Thermodynamic and Mass Transfer Calculations of Metal Concentrations. In: Ore Deposition Associated with Magmas, A. Naldrett and J. Whitney (eds.). Reviews in Economic Geology, Society of Economic Geologists, 4, 203 221.


Candela, P.A. (1989) Magmas, Volatiles and Metallogenesis. In: Ore Deposition Associated with Magmas, A. Naldrett and J. Whitney (eds.). Reviews in Economic Geology, Society of Economic Geologists, 4, 223 233.


Candela, P.A. and Wylie, A.G. (1989) Genesis of the Ultramafite-associated Fe-Co-Cu-Zn-Ni deposits of the Sykesville District, Maryland Piedmont. Field Trip Guide T241, International Geological Congress, published by American Geophysical Union.


Candela, P.A., Wylie, A.G. and Burke, T.M. (1989) Genesis of the Ultramafic Rock Associated Fe Cu Co Zn Ni Deposits of the Sykesville District, Maryland Piedmont. Economic Geology 84, p. 663 675.


Maniar, P.D. and Piccoli, P.M. (1989) Tectonic environment of granitoids. Geological Society of America Bulletin, 101, 635-643.


Muller, P.D., Candela, P.A. and Wylie, A.G. (1989) Liberty Complex: Polygenetic Melange in the Central Maryland Piedmont. GSA Special Paper 228 Melanges and Olistostrome of the U.S. Appalachian, J.W. Horton and N. Rast (eds.), p. 113 135.



Wylie, A.G. (1988) Relationship between the Growth Habit of Asbestos and the Dimensions of Asbestos Fibers. Mining Engineering, November (1988) p. 1036 1040.



Tacker, R.C. and Candela, P.A. (1987) Partitioning of Molybdenum Between Magnetite and Melt: A Preliminary Experimental Study of Partitioning of Ore Metals between Silicic Magmas and Crystalline Phases. Economic Geology, 82, 1827 1838.


Wylie, A.G., Virta, R. and Segretti, J. (1987) Characterization of Mineral Populations by Index Particle: Implications for the Stanton Hypothesis. Environmental Research 43, p. 427 439.


Wylie, A.G., Candela, P.A. and Burke, T.M. (1987) Compositional Zoning in Unusual Zinc rich Chromite from the Sykesville District, Carroll County, Maryland. American Mineralogist 72, p. 413 423.



Candela, P.A. (1986) The Evolution of Aqueous Vapor From Silicate Melts: Effect on Oxygen Fugacity. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 50, 1205 1211.


Candela, P.A. (1986) Toward a Thermodynamic Model for the Halogens in Magmatic Systems: An Application to Melt Vapor Apatite Equilibria. Chemical Geology, 57, 289 301.


Candela, P.A. (1986) Generalized Mathematical Models for the Fractional Evolution of Vapor from Magmas in Terrestrial Planetary Crusts. In: Advances in Physical Geochemistry, 6: Physics and Chemistry of the Terrestrial Planets, S.K. Saxena (ed.). Springer Verlag, N.Y., pp. 362 398.


Candela, P.A. and Holland, H.D. (1986) A Mass Transfer Model for Copper and Molybdenum in Magmatic Hydrothermal Systems: The Origin of Porphyry Type Ore Deposits. Economic Geology, 81, 1 19.



Piccoli, P.M. and Hyndman, D.W. (1985) The magnetite-/ilmenite-boundary in the western Atlanta Lobe of the Idaho batholith. Northwest Geology, 14, 1-5.


Wylie, A.G., Virta, R. and Russek, E. (1985) Characterizing and Discriminating Airborne Amphibole Cleavage Fragments and Amosite Fibers: Implications for the NIOSH Method. American Industrial Hygiene Association Journal 46, p. 197 201.



Candela, P.A. and Holland, H.D. (1984) The Partitioning of Copper and Molybdenum between Silicate Melts and Aqueous Fluids. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 48, 373 380.


Candela, P.A. and Chang, L.L.Y. (1984) Solid Solution, Order Disorder, and the Thermodynamics of Alloy Corrosion. In Equilibrium Diagrams: Localized Corrosion. Frankenthal, R.P. and Kruger, J. (eds.). The Electrochemical Society, 125 134.


Wylie, A.G. (1984) Membrane Filter Methods for Estimating Asbestos Fiber Exposure. In Definitions for Asbestos and Other Health Related Silicates, ASTM STP 834, B. Levadie (ed.). American Society of Testing and Materials, Philadelphia, p. 105 117.



Virta, R.L., K.B. Shedd, Wylie, A.G. and Snyder, J.G. (1983) Size and Shape Characteristics of Amphibole Asbestos and Amphibole Cleavage Fragments Collected on Occupational Air Monitoring Filters. In Aerosols in the Mining and Industrial Work Environments Volume 2: Characterization, V.A. Parple and B.H. Kiu (eds.). Ann Arbor Science, p. 633 643.



Shedd, K.B., Virta, R.L. and Wylie, A.G. (1982) Are Zeolites Dimensionally Equivalent to Asbestos? In Process Mineralogy II: Applications in Metallurgy, Ceramics and Geology, R.D. Hagne (ed.). Proceeding of Metallurgical Society of AIME, p. 395 399.


Shedd, K.B., Virta, R.L. and Wylie, A.G. (1982) Size and Shape Characterization of Fibrous Zeolites by Electron Microscopy. Bureau of Mines Report of Investigation #8674, p. 1 20.


Wylie, A.G. and Schweitzer, P. (1982) The effects of Sample Preparation on Size and Shape of Mineral Particles: The Case of Wollastonite. Environmental Research 27, p. 52 73.


Wylie, A.G., Shedd, K.B. and Taylor, M.E. (1982) Measurement of the Thickness of Amphibole Asbestos Fibers with the Scanning Electron Microscope and the Transmission Electron Microscope. Microbeam Analysis Society Electron Microscope Society of America, Proceedings of the Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C., August (1982) p. 181 187.





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