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Michaelmas - Core 2

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Michaelmas Reading List - Core 2: Petrology and Geochemistry

Please note that if references are marked with an asterisk (*) ,they have been highlighted by your lecturers as being particularlyuseful to you.

Book References

These references are for all lectures in this course.

A search in the Library catalogue - Newton - will give you the classmark and location in the Library for each book

  • Bourdon, B. et al, (2003) Uranium-series geochemistry, Review in Mineralogy & Geochemistry, Vol. 52.
  • Dickin, A.P.(2005) 2 nd Ed. Radiogenic isotope geology, Cambridge University Press.
  • Faure, G. (1986) Principles of isotope geology, Wiley.
  • Gill, R. (2010) Igneous rocks and processes : a practical guide, Wiley-Blackwell
  • Hoefs, J. (1997) Stable isotope geochemistry, Springer
  • Mason, B, (1982) Principles of geochemistry, Wiley.
  • Nixon, P.H., (1987) Mantle Xenoliths
  • Nordstrom, D. K. & J. L. Munoz. (1985) Geochemical thermodynamics. (Chapter 4)
  • Powell, R. (1979) Equilibrium thermodynamics in petrology.
  • Rollinson, H.(1993) Using geochemical data: evaluation, presentation, interpretation. Longman Scientific & technical.
  • Spear, F.S. (1993) Metamorphic phase equilibria and pressure-temperature-time paths.
  • Taylor, S.R. & McLennan S.M. (1985) The continental crust, Blackwell Scientific.
  • Wagner G. & Van Den Haute P. (1992) Fission-track dating. Kluwer Academic publishers
  • Yardley, B. (1989) An introduction to metamorphic petrology

Chapters in Edited Volumes

  • Cambell, I., The mantle’s chemical structure. In ‘The Earth‘s mantle: composition, structure and evolution. ’ Ed. I. Jackson (1998) Cambridge University Press
  • Rice J.M. and Ferry J.M. (1982) “Buffering, infiltration and the control of intensive variables during metamorphism.” in Ferry J.M. (ed) Mineralogical Society of America Reviews in Mineralogy, 10, 263-326.
  • Essene. (1983) Geologic thermometry and barometry. IN: Characterization of metamorphism through mineral equilibria, Ferry, J. M. & Burt et al (Eds.) Rev Mineralogy 10, pp153-206.
  • *Carswell, D.A. & Harley, S.L., (1990) Mineral barometry and thermometry. In Eclogite-facies rocks (Ed. Carswell, Blackie). Pages 83-110.

Journal References

 

If available online the journal title will be hyperlinked to ABSTRACT LEVEL.

A number of these references will be available in the part II/III reprint collection housed in the Library Office. A full listing of what is in this collection is available on the Library website.

Reading - A search in the Library catalogue - LibrarySearch - will give you the classmark and location in the Library for each book

  • B. Mason, (1982) Principles of geochemistry, Wiley
  • Taylor, S.R. & McLennan S.M. (1985) The continental crust, Blackwell Scientific
  • A.P. Dickin, Radiogenic isotope geology, Cambridge University Press, 1995.
  • (Note – there is a second edition of this – 2005)
  • G. Faure, (1986) Principles of isotope geology, Wiley.
  • J. Hoefs, (1997) Stable isotope geochemistry, Springer.
  • H. Rollinson, (1993) Using geochemical data: evaluation, presentation, interpretation. Longman Scientific & technical.
  • J.W. Valley, H.P. Taylor Jr. & J.R. O'Neil, (1986) Stable isotopes in High Temperature Geological Processes, Reviews in Mineralogy, Vol. 16. [Chapters 1, 6, 8 & 9]
  • J.W. Valley, D.R. Cole, (2001) Stable isotopes Geochemistry, Review in Mineralogy & Geochemistry, Vol. 43. [Chapter 5 ]
  • Cerling, T.E. & Craig, H. (1994) Geomorphology and in-situ cosmogenic isotopes. Annual Review of Earth and Planetary Science22, 273-317.
  • Uranium-series geochemistry, (2003) Review in Mineralogy & Geochemistry, Vol. 52. [Chapters 1, 3, 4, 9 & 10 ]

Lectures One to Four - Introduction to geochemistry A. V. Turchyn

reading material is available on CamTools

Lecture 1 - Introduction and Major Element Composition

Lecture 2 - Trace Element Partitioning

Lecture 3 - Radiogenic Isotopes

Lecture 4 - Radiogenic Isotopes II

 

Lecture Five

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Lecture Six

 

Lecture Seven

 

Lecture Eight

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Lecture Nine

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Lecture Ten

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Lecture Eleven

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Lecture Twelve

General Reference reading for T J B Holland's section

Philpotts & Ague. (2008) Principles of Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology, Cambridge University Press (2nd ed).

T J B Holland

Lectures Thirteen & Fourteen

 

T J B Holland

General reading

  • A Philpotts and J Ague. ‘Principles of Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology’.
  • R Vernon and G Clarke. ‘Principles of Metamorphic Petrology’.
      Schreinemakers/projections (Lectures 1 & 2)
    • Nordstrom & Munoz. 1985. ‘Geochemical thermodynamics'. Chapter 4. (good intro)
    • Yardley, B. 1989. ‘An introduction to metamorphic petrology'. Appendix. (basic intro)
    • Spear 1993. ‘Metamorphic phase equilibria and pressure-temperature-time paths'. 
      Chapters 5,8.
    • Philpotts and Ague. ‘Principles of Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology'. Chapter 8.
    •  Pelites (2 & 3)
    • Yardley, B. 1989. ‘An introduction to metamorphic petrology'. Chapter 3.
    • Droop 1981. Alpine metamorphism of pelitic schists in the south east Tauern Window,
    •  Austria. Schweiz Min und Pet Mitt 61, 237-273.
    •  Mahar et al. 1997. The effect of Mn on mineral stability in metapelites. J Met Geol, 15, 223-238.
    • Philpotts and Ague. ‘Principles of Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology'. Chapter 19.
      Weller et al 2013. Quantifying Barrovian metamorphism in the Danba Structural,

 

      Culmination of eastern Tibet. J Met Geol, doi:10.1111/jmg.12050

 

      6. Smye et al. 2010. Garnet-chloritoid-kyanite assemblages: eclogite facies indicators of
      subduction constraints in orogenic belts. J Met Geol, 28, 753-768
      Mixed volatile equilibria (4 & 5)
      1. Spear 1993. ‘Metamorphic phase equilibria and pressure-temperature-time paths'.
      Chapter 12.
      2. Powell 1979. ‘Equilibrium thermodynamics in petrology'. Chapter 8.
      3. Yardley, B. 1989. ‘An introduction to metamorphic petrology'. Chapter 5.
      4. Baker J and Matthews A (1994) Textural and isotopic development of marble
      assemblages during the Barrovian-style M2 metamorphic event, Naxos, Greece. Contrib.
      Mineral. Petrol., 116, 130-144.
      5. Rice J.M. 1977 Progressive metamorphism of impure dolomitic limestone in the
      Marysville Aureole, Montana. American Journal of Science, 277, 1-24. (natural example of
      contact metamorphosed siliceous dolomites)
      6. Greenwood, H.J. 1975 Buffering of pore fluids by metamorphic reactions. American
      Journal of Science, 275, 573-594. (simple no-infiltration calculations. note that these do not
      allow for fixed porosity)
      7. Philpotts and Ague. ‘Principles of Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology'. Chapter 20.
      Thermobarometry (6)

 

      1. Spear 1993. ‘Metamorphic phase equilibria and pressure-temperature-time paths'.
      Chapter 15.
      2. Powell, R. & Holland, T.J.B. 1994. Optimal geothermometry and geobarometry.
      American Mineralogist, 79, 120-133
      3. Philpotts and Ague. ‘Principles of Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology'. Chapter 19.

 

  • 4. Vernon and Clarke. ‘Principles of Metamorphic Petrology. Chapter 2'.

 

Lecture Fifteen

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Lecture Sixteen

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