GSA Annual Meeting in Phoenix, Arizona, USA - 2019

Session No. 139
Monday, 23 September 2019: 1:30 PM-5:30 PM
Room 225AB, North Building (Phoenix Convention Center)

T42. Zircon and Beyond: Quantitative Methods for Characterizing Provenance in Modern and Ancient Sediment Routing Systems

GSA Geochronology Division; GSA Mineralogy, Geochemistry, Petrology, and Volcanology Division; GSA Energy Geology Division

 

Paul J. Sylvester, A. Kate Souders, Zane Jobe and Glenn R. Sharman, Advocates
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Start Time
1:30 PM
OPTIMISING INSIGHT INTO SEDIMENTARY SYSTEMS USING MULTI-PROXY PROVENANCE APPROACHES (Invited Presentation)
TYRRELL, Shane1, BLOWICK, Aoife1, FRANKLIN, Jess1, NAUTON-FOURTEU, Martin1, ANDERS, Bébhinn2, CHEW, David3 and MORTON, Andrew4, (1)Earth and Ocean Sciences and Irish Centre for Research in Applied Geosciences (iCRAG), School of Natural Sciences, National University of Ireland Galway, Galway, H91 TK33, Ireland, (2)Earth and Ocean Sciences, School of Natural Sciences, National University of Ireland Galway, Galway, H91 TK33, Ireland, (3)Department of Geology and Irish Centre for Research in Applied Geosciences (iCRAG), Trinity College Dublin, Dublin, Dublin 2, Ireland, (4)CASP, University of Cambridge, 181a Huntingdon Road, Cambridge, CB3 0DH, United Kingdom; HM Research Associates, Giddanmu, St Ishmaels, Haverfordwest, SA62 3TJ, United Kingdom
1:50 PM
DIFFERENTIAL SOURCE FERTILITY AND SEDIMENTARY RECYCLING: THE ACHILLES HEELS OF ACCURATE DETRITAL ZIRCON PROVENANCE ANALYSIS – HOW DETRITAL MONAZITE AND MUSCOVITE CAN HELP HEAL THE HEELS
MOECHER, David P., Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Kentucky, 101 Slone Bldg., Lexington, KY 40506 and SAMSON, Scott D., Earth Sciences, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY 13244
2:05 PM
BEYOND DETRITAL ZIRCON: COMBINING U-TH-PB DATING WITH ND ISOTOPE COMPOSITION OF DETRITAL MONAZITE TO FURTHER ENHANCE SEDIMENT SOURCE IDENTIFICATION
SAMSON, Scott D.1, KITROSS, Sarah1 and MOECHER, Dave2, (1)Earth Sciences, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY 13244, (2)Earth & Env. Sciences, University of Kentucky, 101 Slone Bldg, Lexington, KY 40506-0053
2:20 PM
DETRITAL SANIDINE GEOCHRONOLOGY: LINKING VOLCANIC SOURCES TO SEDIMENTARY SINKS WITH HIGH AGE PRECISION, COMPOSITIONAL FINGERPRINTS AND IMPROVED MAXIMUM DEPOSITION AGES
HEIZLER, Matthew T.1, KARLSTROM, Karl E.2, ASLAN, Andres3, ZIMMERER, Matthew4, ROSS, Jake5, CROW, Ryan6 and CROSSEY, Laura J.2, (1)New Mexico Bureau of Geology and Mineral Resources, New Mexico Tech, Socorro, NM 87801, (2)Department of Earth & Planetary Sciences, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131, (3)Physical and Environmental Sciences, Colorado Mesa University, 1100 North Ave, Grand Junction, CO 81501, (4)NM Bureau of Geology and Mineral Resources, New Mexico Tech, 801 Leroy Pl PO 2711, Socorro, NM 87801, (5)New Mexico Geochronology Research Laboratory, New Mexico Bureau of Geology and Mineral Resources, 801 Leroy, Socorro, NM 87801, (6)U.S. Geological Survey, 2255 N Gemini Dr. 86001, Flagstaff, AZ 86001
2:35 PM
PRECISION ISN’T EVERYTHING: A CONSIDERATION OF THE DETERMINATION OF MAXIMUM DEPOSITIONAL AGES USING DETRITAL GEOCHRONOLOGY
COPELAND, Peter, Earth and Atmos. Sci, University of Houston, 312 Science and Research 1, 3507 Cullen BLvd, Houston, TX 77204
2:50 PM
APATITE GRAINS SORTED INTO GROUPS USING RARE EARTH ELEMENT CONCENTRATIONS AND URANIUM-LEAD AGES (Invited Presentation)
DONELICK, Raymond A., Apatite.com Partners, LLC, 1075 Matson Road, Viola, ID 83872 and SOARES, Cleber J., Chronuscamp Research, Rua Rotilo Peres 131, Itapira, ID 13974-160, Brazil
3:10 PM
TRACE-ELEMENT ANALYSIS OF DETRITAL APATITE
O'SULLIVAN, Gary, Department of Geology, Trinity College Dublin, Dublin, Dublin 2, Ireland and CHEW, David, Department of Geology and Irish Centre for Research in Applied Geosciences (iCRAG), Trinity College Dublin, Dublin, Dublin 2, Ireland
3:25 PM
WHAT LIES BENEATH THE ICE? USING THE GEOCHEMISTRY AND GEOCHRONOLOGY OF MODERN RIVER CLASTS TO DECIPHER THE EVOLUTION OF A GLACIATED VOLCANIC ARC (WRANGELL ARC, ALASKA, USA)
MORTER, Bethany K.1, BRUESEKE, Matthew E.1, BENOWITZ, Jeffrey A.2, KIRBY, Carl S.3, TROP, Jeffrey M.3, DAVIS, Kailyn2 and LAYER, Paul W.2, (1)Department of Geology, Kansas State University, 108 Thompson Hall, Manhattan, KS 66506, (2)Geophysical Institute and Geochronology Laboratory, University of Alaska Fairbanks, Fairbanks, AK 99775, (3)Department of Geology and Environmental Sciences, Bucknell University, Lewisburg, PA 17837
3:45 PM
OROGENIC RECYCLING OF DETRITAL ZIRCONS IN THE NORTH AMERICAN CORDILLERA: IMPLICATIONS FOR SOURCE-TO-SINK STUDIES
SCHWARTZ, Theresa M., Department of Geology and Geological Engineering, Colorado School of Mines, Golden, CO 80401 and SCHWARTZ, Robert K., Department of Geology, Allegheny College, Meadville, PA 16335
4:00 PM
USING DETRITAL ZIRCON U-PB GEOCHRONOLOGY TO DETERMINE THE SOURCE OF PLACER GOLD: A CASE-STUDY FROM THE PIONEER DISTRICT, WESTERN MONTANA
HOWLETT, Caden J. and LASKOWSKI, Andrew K., Earth Sciences, Montana State University, 226 Traphagen Hall, P.O. Box 173480, Bozeman, MT 59717-3480
4:15 PM
DETRITAL-ZIRCON GEOCHRONOLOGY AND PROVENANCE OF QUATERNARY LOESS IN CENTRAL NORTH AMERICA
DENDY, Sarah N., Department of Geology, University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign, 1301 W Green St., Urbana, IL 61801, GUENTHNER, William R., Department of Geology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 3081 Natural History Building, 1301 W. Green St., Urbana, IL 61801, GRIMLEY, David A., Illinois State Geological Survey, Prairie Research Institute, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 615 E Peabody Dr., Champaign, IL 61820, CONROY, Jessica L., Department of Geology, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, 1301 W Green St, Urbana, IL 61801; Department of Plant Biology, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, 1301 W Green St, Urbana, IL 61801 and COUNTS, Ronald C., Mississippi Mineral Resources Institute/Dept. of Geology and Geological Engineering, University of Mississippi, Brevard Hall, Oxford, MS 38677
4:30 PM
DETRITAL ZIRCON ANALYSIS OF LATE MISSISSIPPIAN-EARLY PENNSYLVANIAN SEDIMENTS AND IMPLICATIONS FOR THE RELIABILITY OF DOUBLE DATING IN PROVENANCE ANALYSIS IN THE CENTRAL US
WANG, Wei and BIDGOLI, Tandis S., Department of Geological Sciences, University of Missouri-Columbia, 101 Geological Sciences Bldg., Columbia, MO 95211
4:45 PM
EVALUATING SEDIMENT PROVENANCE AND VOLCANOTECTONIC EVOLUTION OF THE EAST AFRICAN RIFT SYSTEM WITH (U-TH)/HE AND U/PB LASER ABLATION DOUBLE DATING OF DETRITAL ZIRCONS FROM HOMININ SITES AND PALEOLAKES DRILLING PROJECT (HSPDP) DRILL CORES
ZAWACKI, Emily E., School of Earth and Space Exploration, Arizona State University, 781 E Terrace Mall, Tempe, AZ 85287-6004, ARROWSMITH, J Ramón, School of Earth and Space Exploration, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ 85287, CAMPISANO, Christopher J., Institute of Human Origins, School of Human Evolution and Social Change, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ 85287, VAN SOEST, Matthijs C., School of Earth and Space Exploration, Arizona State University, 781 Terrace Mall, Tempe, AZ 85287, HODGES, Kip V., School of Earth and Space Exploration, Arizona State University, P.O. Box 876004, Tempe, AZ 85287, STRECKER, Manfred R., Institut für Erd- und Umweltwissenschaften, Universitaet Potsdam, K.-Liebknecht-Str.24/25, Haus 27, Potsdam, 14476, Germany, FEIBEL, Craig S., Geological Sciences and Anthropology, Rutgers Univ, 131 George St, New Brunswick, NJ 08901-1414 and SCHAEBITZ, Frank, University of Cologne, Institute of Geography Education, Gronewaldstrasse 2, Cologne, 50931, Germany
5:00 PM
PROVENANCE MAPPING THE EOCENE RIVERS THAT FED A GREEN RIVER FORMATION LAKE USING SANDSTONE PETROGRAPHY AND HANDHELD XRF ANALYSIS
SMITH, M. Elliot, School of Earth and Sustainability, Northern Arizona University, 625 Knoles Drive, Box 4099, Flagstaff, AZ 86011, GIPSON, Lindsey A., School of Earth and Sustainability, Northern Arizona Univeristy, 625 Knoles Dr., Flagstaff, AZ 86011, KRUEGER, Rachel, Pioneer Natural Resources, Dallas, TX 75039 and CARROLL, Alan R., Department of Geoscience, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1215 W. Dayton St., Madison, WI 53706
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