2014 GSA Annual Meeting in Vancouver, British Columbia (1922 October 2014)
Session No. 127 Monday, 20 October 2014
9:00 AM-6:30 PM, Vancouver Convention Centre-West: Exhibition Hall C

Mineralogy/Crystallography (Posters)

Authors will be present from 2:00 to 4:00 PM, and 5:00 to 6:30 PM
 Paper #Booth #
127-1162THE MINERAL ASSEMBLAGE FROM LOOKOUT PASS AREA, SHEEPROCK MOUNTAINS, TOOELE CO., UTAH: KING, Norman R., Geology and Physics, University of Southern Indiana, Evansville, IN 47712, nking@twc.com and RICHARDSON, Philip D., Coreslab Structures (ARIZ) Inc, PO Box 18150, Phoenix, AZ 85005
127-2163GEOSOURCING TALC AND TALC ORES:  ACADEMIC AND INDUSTRIAL APPLICATIONS: BUZON, Marian E., Geological Sciences, University of Idaho, Moscow, ID 83844, buzo5733@vandals.uidaho.edu and GUNTER, Mickey E., Geological Sciences, University of Idaho, 875 Perimeter MS 443022, Moscow, ID 83844
127-3164THE "IDAHO METHOD": SETTING THE SCALE FOR IDENTIFICATION OF FIBROUS AND ACICULAR ZEOLITES: POURTABIB, Kristina P., Geological Sciences, University of Idaho, 875 Perimeter MS 3022, Moscow, ID 83844-3022, pour1824@vandals.uidaho.edu and GUNTER, Mickey E., Geological Sciences, University of Idaho, 875 Perimeter MS 443022, Moscow, ID 83844
127-4165SOWERBY'S BRITISH MINERALOGY: ITS INFLUENCE ON MARTHA PROBY AND OTHERS IN THE SCIENTIFIC COMMUNITY DURING THE 19TH CENTURY: JONATHAN, Cathleen1, PHILIBERT-ORTEGA, Gena2, and DIRLAM, Dona Mary1, (1) Richard T. Liddicoat Gemological Library and Information Center, Gemological Institute of America (GIA), The Robert Mouawad Campus, 5345 Armada Drive, Carlsbad, CA 92008, cjonathan@gia.edu, (2) Murrieta, CA 92563
127-5166EVALUATING THE DISTRIBUTION OF MINERALS LISTED AS GROUP ONE HUMAN CARCINOGENS IN SOILS ACROSS THE CONTERMINOUS UNITED STATES: MCNAMEE, Brittani D., Environmental Studies, University of North Carolina - Asheville, CPO 2330, One University Heights, Asheville, NC 28804, bmcnamee@unca.edu and GUNTER, Mickey E., Geological Sciences, University of Idaho, 875 Perimeter MS 443022, Moscow, ID 83844
127-6167PARTICLE SIZE ANALYSIS AND YIELD EFFICIENCY OF ZIRCON AND APATITE SEPARATION METHODS: EDWARDS, Ashley1, MATTINSON, Chris G.2, and FAGIN, Brittany1, (1) Department of Geological Sciences, Central Washington University, 400 E. University Way, Ellensburg, WA 98926, ashleyedwardsgeo@gmail.com, (2) Geological Sciences, Central Washington University, 400 E University Way, Ellensburg, WA 98926-7418
127-7168USE OF ELECTRON BACKSCATTER DIFFRACTION FOR RAPID IDENTIFICATION OF MINERAL PARTICULATE: EXAMPLES FROM UNPOLISHED SPECIMENS OF ASBESTOS REFERENCE MATERIALS, ZEOLITES, AND AIRBORNE PARTICULATES: BANDLI, Bryan R., Department of Geological Sciences, University of Minnesota, Duluth, MN 55812, bbandli@d.umn.edu and GUNTER, Mickey E., Geological Sciences, University of Idaho, 875 Perimeter MS 443022, Moscow, ID 83844
127-8169TERRAIN MAPPING USING INTEGRATED VISIBLE TO NEAR INFRARED, SHORT WAVE INFRARED, AND LONG WAVE INFRARED SPECTROSCOPY: MCDOWELL, Meryl L. and KRUSE, Fred A., Naval Postgraduate School, 833 Dyer Rd, Monterey, CA 93943, mlmcdowe@nps.edu
127-9170A NEW BOND VALENCE BASED FORCE FIELD AND EQUATION OF STATE FOR AL, SI, O, AND H: WANDER, Matthew C.F., ANDROS, Charles S., LIND, Larissa, and BICKMORE, Barry R., Geological Sciences, Brigham Young University, S-389 ESC, Provo, UT 84602, mcfwander@gmail.com
127-10171COMPARISON OF X-RAY DIFFRACTION DATA OF SILICATES IN BOTH REFLECTION AND TRANSMISSION MODE WITH NOVEL AUTOMATIC SIX SAMPLE CAPILLARY STAGE.: HATHERLEY, Lori, Rigaku Americas Corporation, 9009 New Trails Drive, The Woodlands, TX 77381, Lori.Hatherley@rigaku.com, WILLIAMS, Glenn, Product Manager XRF, Rigaku Americas Corporation, 9009 New Trails Drive, The Woodlands, TX 77381, and TRIPATHI, Akhilesh, XRD Lab Manager, Rigaku Americas Corporation, 9009 New Trails Drive, The Woodlands, TX 77381
127-11172THE RIDDLE OF THE BLUE CRYSTAL:  A DIAMOND’S ENIGMATIC INCLUSION IS AN INTRIGUING MESSENGER FROM ONE OF EARTH’S LAST FRONTIERS: SKALWOLD, Elise Ann, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, Cornell University, c/o Snee Hall, Ithaca, NY 14853, elise@nordskip.com, BASSETT, William A., Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, Cornell University, Snee Hall, Ithaca, NY 14853, JACOBSEN, Steven D., Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Northwestern University, 2145 Sheridan Road, Evanston, IL 60208-3130, and KOIVULA, John I., Gemological Institute of America, The Robert Mouawad Campus, 5345 Armada Drive, Carlsbad, CA 92008
127-12173EXPANDING THE BOND-VALENCE MODEL: BICKMORE, Barry R. and WANDER, Matthew C.F., Geological Sciences, Brigham Young University, S-389 ESC, Provo, UT 84602, barry_bickmore@byu.edu
127-13174SOL-GEL SYNTHESIS OF INTERMEDIATE COMPOSITION, NANOCRYSTALLINE OLIVINE: CANNON, Corbin II, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, 2801 S University Avenue, Little Rock, AR 72204, cgcannon@ualr.edu and DEANGELIS, Michael T., Earth Sciences, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, 2801 S University Avenue, Little Rock, AR 72204
127-14175OPTIMIZING A REFERENCE SPECTRAL DATABASE FOR RAMAN MINERAL IDENTIFICATION: BARTHOLOMEW, Paul R., Biology and Environmental Science, University of New Haven, 300 Boston Post Rd, West Haven, CT 06516, pbartholomew@newhaven.edu, DYAR, M. Darby, Dept. of Astronomy, Mount Holyoke College, 50 College St, South Hadley, MA 01075, and CAREY, C.J., School of Computer Science, University of Massachusetts at Amherst, 140 Governors Drive, Amherst, MA 01003
127-15176IMPROVING THE OLIVINE SOL-GEL SYNTHESIS METHOD: MANLEY, Josh, Department of Earth Sciences, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, 2801 S. University Avenue, Little Rock, AR 72204, jxmanley@ualr.edu, KING LOPEZ, Rachel A., Civil and Environmental Engineering and Earth Sciences, University of Notre Dame, P. O. Box 5, Dyer, AR 72935, CANNON, Corbin II, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, 2801 S University Avenue, Little Rock, AR 72204, and DEANGELIS, Michael T., Earth Sciences, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, 2801 S University Avenue, Little Rock, AR 72204
127-16177MINERALOGY AND PETROLOGY OF ORBICULAR IJOLITE FROM THE PRAIRIE LAKE CARBONATITE COMPLEX, MARATHON, ONTARIO: ZUREVINSKI, Shannon and MITCHELL, Roger, Geology, Lakehead University, 955 Oliver Road, Thunder Bay, ON P7B 5E1, Canada, shay@lakeheadu.ca
127-17178THE STRUCTURE AND CRYSTAL CHEMISTRY OF HARKERITE AND SAKHAITE: EVANS, R. James, Earth and Ocean Sciences, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z4, Canada, rjamesevans@gmail.com, GREW, Edward S., School of Earth and Climate Sciences, Univ of Maine, 5790 Bryand Center, Orono, ME 04469, and GROAT, Lee A., Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z4, Canada
127-18179HIGH-RESOLUTION FTIR SPECTROSCOPIC CHARACTERIZATION OF TESSIN QUARTZ; CANTON TICINO, SWITZERLAND: WIPPERFURTH, Scott A.1, BRENNAN, Daniel T.1, and IHINGER, Phillip D.2, (1) Geology, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, 105 Garfield Ave, Eau Claire, WI 54701, (2) Department of Geology, University of Wisconsin- Eau Claire, 105 Garfield Ave, Eau Claire, WI 54702, ihinger@uwec.edu
127-19180BOND CHARACTER EFFECTS ON VECTORIAL BOND-VALENCE SUMS IN SULFIDES AND OXIDES: CHECKETTS, Hannah, BICKMORE, Barry R., and WANDER, Matthew C.F., Geological Sciences, Brigham Young University, S-389 ESC, Provo, UT 84602, hannahnchecketts@gmail.com
127-20181BOND CHARACTER EFFECTS ON BOND VALENCES, ANGLES, AND ENERGIES: ANDROS, Charles S., LIND, Larissa, BICKMORE, Barry R., and WANDER, Matthew C.F., Geological Sciences, Brigham Young University, S-389 ESC, Provo, UT 84602, blairdros@gmail.com
127-21182CHLORINE SUBSTITUTION INTO SYNTHETIC FERRO-PARGASITE: JENKINS, David M., Geological Sciences and Environmental Studies, Binghamton University, Binghamton, NY 13902-6000, dmjenks@binghamton.edu and CHAN, Albert, Seismological Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA 91125
127-22183ZIRCON: CRYSTAL CHEMISTRY, STRUCTURAL VARIATIONS, AND RADIOLOGICAL EFFECTS: ZAMAN, M.M., GONTIJO, V.L., CAMARGO, E.S., and ANTAO, S.M., Geoscience, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB T2N 1N4, antao@ucalgary.ca
127-23184TOURMALINE CHEMISTRY AND THE FLEXIBLE B-SITE: VANDIVIER, Connor J. and CLARK, Christine M., Dept. of Geography and Geology, Eastern Michigan University, 203 Strong Hall, Ypsilanti, MI 48197, cvandivi@emich.edu
127-24185EFFECT OF THERMAL TREATMENT ON THE CATION EXCHANGE AND DISORDERING IN TOURMALINE: MENKEN, Jacob, Department of Geology, University of Vermont, 180 Colchester Ave, Burlington, VT 05401, jmenken@uvm.edu, HUGHES, John M., Department of Geology, University of Vermont, Delehanty Hall, 180 Colchester Ave, Burlington, VT 05405, and ERTL, Andreas, Mineralogisch-Petrographische Abt, Naturhistorisches Museum, Burgring 7, Vienna, 1010, Austria

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