2010 GSA Denver Annual Meeting (31 October –3 November 2010)
Session No. 277 Wednesday, 3 November 2010
1:30 PM-5:30 PM, Colorado Convention Center: Room 110/112

Recent Advances in Mineralogy and Petrology

Rachel Beane and Sheila Seaman, Presiding
 Paper #Start Time
277-11:30 PM WATER IN NOMINALLY ANHYDROUS LOWER CRUSTAL MINERALS AS A FLUX FOR ANATEXIS: SEAMAN, Sheila, Department of Geosciences, University of Massachusetts, 611 North Pleasant Street, 233 Morrill Science Center, Amherst, MA 01003, sjs@geo.umass.edu, WILLIAMS, Michael, Department of Geosciences, University of Massachusetts, 611 North Pleasant St, Amherst, MA 01003-9297, and KOTEAS, Christopher, Department of Geosciences, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, 611 North Pleasant Street, Amherst, MA 01003
277-21:45 PM MAJOR AND TRACE ELEMENT GEOCHEMISTRY AND 87SR/86SR AND εNd ISOTOPIC COMPOSITIONS OF VOLCANIC CLASTS FROM THE SHINARUMP MEMBER, UPPER TRIASSIC CHINLE FORMATION: OBERLING, Zachary A., Geology Program, School of Earth Sciences and Environmental Sustainability, Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ 86011, zao3@nau.edu, RIGGS, Nancy R., Geology Program, School of Earth Sciences and Environmental Sustainability, Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ 86011-4099, BARTH, Andrew, Earth Sciences, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, Indianapolis, IN 46202, and WALKER, J. Douglas, Geology, University of Kansas, 1475 Jayhawk Blvd, 120 Lindley Hall, Lawrence, KS 66045
277-32:00 PM UNDERSTANDING THE DYNAMICS OF MAFIC-SILICIC MAGMA INTERACTIONS IN THE ISLE AU HAUT IGNEOUS COMPLEX, MAINE: PATWARDHAN, Kaustubh, Department of Geology, Bucknell University, 701 Moore Avenue, Lewisburg, PA 17837, kp014@bucknell.edu and MARSH, Bruce D., Earth and Planetary Sciences, Johns Hopkins University, 301 Olin Hall, 3400 N. Charles St, Baltimore, MD 21218
277-42:15 PM ORIGIN OF QUARTZ CLUSTERS IN THE VINALHAVEN GRANITE, MAINE: BEANE, Rachel J., Earth and Oceanographic Science, Bowdoin College, 6800 College Station, Bowdoin College, Brunswick, ME 04011, rbeane@bowdoin.edu and WIEBE, R.A., Geology, UC Davis, Davis, CA 95616
277-52:30 PM VARIATION IN OXYGEN FUGACITY DURING COOLING OF THE EAST HILL SUITE, MONT SAINT-HILAIRE, QUEBEC, AND IMPLICATIONS FOR CLINOPYROXENE COMPOSITIONAL TRENDS: TICE, Peter E., Department of Earth & Environmental Sciences, University of New Orleans, 2000 Lakefront, New Orleans, LA 70148, waldgolem@yahoo.com
277-62:45 PM UNDERSTANDING MINERAL TEXTURES, LITHOLOGIC RELATIONS, AND PLUTON WALL-ROCK INTERACTIONS THROUGH BULK AND MINERAL COMPOSITIONS AT HOLCOMB ROCK DAM, VIRGINIA: LOW, P.C.1, FLOWERS, E.L.1, STIER, N.E.1, and SEAMAN, Sheila J.2, (1) Department of Geology, Washington and Lee University, Science Addition, Lexington, VA 24450, lowp@wlu.edu, (2) Department of Geosciences, University of Massachusetts, 611 North Pleasant Street, 233 Morrill Science Center, Amherst, MA 01003
277-73:00 PM POTENTIAL FOR BADDELEYITE IN U-PB DATING OF MAFIC ALKALINE ROCKS FROM THE BALCONES IGNEOUS PROVINCE, TEXAS: SMITH, Kathleen F., Geosciences, University of Texas at Dallas, 800 W Campbell, Richardson, TX 75080, kfs081000@utdallas.edu
277-83:15 PM GEOCHEMISTRY AND TECTONIC SETTING OF METAVOLCANICS AND ASSOCIATED AMPHIBOLITES IN THE PALEOPROTEROZOIC WINNEBA-KIBI VOLCANIC BELT OF GHANA: DAMPARE, Samuel B.1, SHIBATA, Tsugio1, ASIEDU, Daniel K.2, OKANO, Osamu1, MANU, Johnson2, and KUTU, Jacob2, (1) Department of Earth Sciences, Okayama University, 1-1, Tsushima-Naka 3-Chome, Okayama, 700-8530, Japan, dampare@cc.okayama-u.ac.jp, (2) Department of Geology, University of Ghana, P.O. Box LG 58, Legon-Accra, Ghana
277-93:30 PM TRACKING KERGUELEN PLUME RELATED SOURCE FOR SAMCHAMPI-SAMTERAN ALKALINE COMPLEX, MIKIR HILLS, NORTHEASTERN INDIA: IMPLICATIONS FROM SR-ND ISOTOPE SYSTEMATICS: SAHA, Abhishek1, RAY, Jyotisankar1, GANGULY, Sohini1, KOEBERL, Christian2, and THONI, Martin3, (1) Department of Geology, University of Calcutta, 35, Ballygunge Circular Road, Kolkata, 700019, India, asaha.geocal@gmail.com, (2) Department of Lithospheric Research, University of Vienna, Althanstrasse 14, A-1090 Vienna, Austria, also of the Natural History Museum, Burgring 7, A-1010 Vienna, Austria, (3) Department of Lithospheric Research, University of Vienna, Althanstrasse 14, A-1090 Vienna, Austria
277-103:45 PM ARRESTED CO-CONTAMINATION OF DOLERITE AND GRANITIC MUSH, FERRAR IGNEOUS COMPLEX, ANTARCTICA: CURRIER, Ryan M., MARSH, Bruce D., and MITTAL, Tushar, Earth and Planetary Sciences, Johns Hopkins University, Olin Hall, 3400 N. Charles St, Baltimore, MD 21218, rcurrie5@jhu.edu
277-114:00 PM FAR INFRARED STUDY OF OCTAHEDRAL SHEET COMPOSITION ON THE K+-LAYER INTERACTIONS IN SYNTHETIC PHLOGOPITES: SCHROEDER, Paul A., Geology, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602-2501, schroe@uga.edu, DIAZ, Magali, 1INRA, Unité de Science du Sol, route de Saint Cyr, Versailles cedex, 78026, France, ROBERT, Jean-Louis, Isto, Umr 6113, A, rue de la Férollerie, Orléans Cedex, 45071, France, and PROST, René, INRA, Unité de Science du Sol, route de Saint Cyr, Versailles cedex, 78026, France
277-124:15 PM REVERSIBLE DISPLACIVE PHASE TRANSITIONS OF SIO2 α-CRISTOBALITE AND BEHOITE, BE(OH)2: BARKLEY, Madison C., Department of Geosciences, University of Arizona, 1040 E. 4th Street, Tucson, AZ 85721-007, barkleym@email.arizona.edu, DERA, Przemyslaw, Gsecars, University of Chicago, 9700 S. Cass Ave, Building 434A, Argonne, IL 60439, and DOWNS, Robert T., Department of Geosciences, University of Arizona, 1040 East 4th Street, Tucson, AZ 85721

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