This compilation is divided into five parts and summarizes activity since the beginning of calendar year 2004: Recent publication, recent abstracts, Oregon Mapping, older publications and Older abstracts.


A. Pubications for 2011-2013


In Preparation:


Mössbauer Spectroscopy of Iron in Phosphate Minerals: M. D. Dyar, E.A. Jawin, G.J. Marchand, M.D. Lane, S.A. Mertzman, J.L. Bishop (manuscript to be submitted to American Mineralogist on August 15, 2013)


The role of magmatism in the evolution of the Cambrian Southern Oklahoma Rift Zone and insights into the magmatic evolution of the southeastern United States: Casey L. Bulen, Matthew E. Brueseke, and Stanley A. Mertzman (manuscript to be submitted to Geology late summer – early fall, 2013)


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Mössbauer parameters of sulfate minerals: M. D. Dyar, E. Breves, E. Jawin, G. Marchand, M. Nelms, S. Peel, Y. Rothstein, E. C. Sklute, V. O’Connor, M. D. Lane, J. L. Bishop, S. A. Mertzman. (manuscript submitted to American Mineralogist May 2013)


Mittlefehldt, D.W., Herrin, J.S., Quinn, J.E., Mertzman, S.A., Cartwright, J.A., Mertzman, K.R., and Peng, Z.X. Composition and Petrology of HED polymict breccias: The regolith of (4) Vesta. Meteoritics and Planetary Science. submitted April 2013

M. S. Rice, E. A. Cloutis, J. F. Bell III, D. L. Bish, B. H. Horgan, S. A. Mertzman, M. A. Craig, R. W. Renaut, B. Gautason, B. Mountain: Reflectance spectra diversity of silica-rich materials: Sensitivity to environment and implications for detections on Mars. Icarus, Volume 223, Issue 1, March 2013, pp. 499-533, ISSN 0019-1035.


(In Press) Isaac Weaver, Gretchen E. Meyers, Stanley A. Mertzman, Rob Sternberg, Jane Didaleusky: Geochemical evidence for integrated ceramic and roof tile industries at the Etruscan site of Poggio Colla, Italy. Mediterranean Archaeology and Archaeometry, Volume 13, pp. xxxxxxx

Cartwright, J.A., Ott, U., Mittlefehldt, D.W., Herrin, J.S., Herrmann, S., Mertzman, S.A., Mertzman, K.R., Peng, Z.X., Quinn, J.E., 2013. The quest for regolithic howardites. Part 1: Two trends uncovered using noble gases. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 105, 395-421.

Volcanic signature of Basin and Range extension and the dying Cascade arc, Klamath Falls – Keno area, Oregon.  G. R. Priest, F. R. Hladky, S. A. Mertzman, R. B. Murray, and T. J. Wiley, revised manuscript submittedMarch 2013 to Journal of Geophysical Research.


Intraplate magmatism related to opening of the southern Iapetus Ocean: Cambrian Wichita igneous province in the southern Oklahoma rift zone. R. E. Hanson, R. E. Puckett, G. R. Keller, M. E. Brueseke, C. L. Bullen, S. A. Mertzman, S. A. Finegan, and D. A. McCleery, Lithos (2012), doi: 10.1016/j.lithos.2012.06.003


The detection of carbonate in the martian soil at the Phoenix Landing site: A laboratory investigation and comparison with the Thermal and Evolved Gas Analyzer (TEGA) data. B. Sutter.V. Boynton | D.W. Ming | P.B. Niles | R.V. Morris | D.C. Golden | H.V. Lauer | C. Fellows | D.K. Hamara | S.A. Mertzman. Icarus 218, Issue 1, pp. 290-296 (2012)



The influence of multivariate analysis methods and target grain size on the accuracy of remote quantitative chemical analysis of rocks using laser induced breakdown spectroscopy Ryan B. Anderson, Richard V. Morris, Samuel M. Clegg, James F. Bell III, Roger C. Wiens, Seth D. Humphries, Stanley A. Mertzman, Trevor G. Graff, Rhonda McInroy: Icarus 215, Issue 2, Pages 608-627 (2011)

B. Published Abstracts for 2011-2013


Petrologic and chemical characterization of a suite of Antarctic diogenites: D. W. Mittlefehldt, S. A. Mertzman, Z. X. Peng, K. R. Mertzman. (76th Annual Meeting of the  Meteroitical Society, July 29 – August 2, 2013 in Edmonton, Alberta)

R. E. Puckett, Jr., R. Hanson, M. Brueseke, R. Keller, A. Eschberger, C. Bulen, S. Mertzman: New insights into the Early Cambrian igneous and sedimentary history of the southern Oklahoma aulacogen from basement well penetrations. GSA South-Central Section Meeting Abstracts with Programs Volume 45, Number 3, April 4 and 5, 2013.

The role of magmatism in the evolution of the Cambrian Southern Oklahoma Rift Zone: geochemical constraints on the mafic-intermediate rocks in the Arbuckle Mountains, OK. C. L. Bulen, M. E. Brueseke, S. A. Mertzman, and R. E. Piuckett, Jr. Geol. Soc. Annual Meeting, Charlotte, November 4-7, 2012.


Composition and petrology of HED polymict breccias: the regolith of (4) Vesta. D. W. Mittlefehldt, J. A. Cartwright, J. S. Herrin, S. A. Mertzman, K. R. Mertzman, Z. X. Peng, and J. E. Quinn. 75th Annual Meeting of the Meteoritical Society, Cairns Australia August 12 – 17, 2012


In the pursuit of Regolithic Howardites. J. A. Cartwright, U. Ott, D. W. Mittlefehldt, J. S. Herrin, K. R. Mertzman, S. A. Mertzman, Z. X. Peng, and J. E. Quinn. 75th Annual Meeting of the Meteoritical Society, Cairns Australia August 12 – 17, 2012


Characteristics of Late Mesozoic granitic rocks in the SW corner of southern Vietnam. C. y. Lan, T. Usuki, T. A. Nguyen, P. H. Tran, T. T. Q. Ngo, S. L. Chung, and S. A. Mertzman,  The 22nd V. M. Goldschmidt Conference, Montreal, Quebec June 24 – 29, 2012


Phosphate minerals measured in the visible-near infrared and thermal infrared: spectra and XRD analyses. Melissa D. Lane, Stanley A. Mertzman, M. Darby Dyar, and Janice L. Bishop. 42nd Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, 7-11 March 2011, Houston, Texas.


Profiling the buried Cambrian sedimentary and bimodal igneous stratigraphy of the southern Oklahoma Rift Zone using basement well penetrations: Puckett, R. E., Hanson, R., Eschberger, A. M., Bulen, C. L., Brueseke, M. E., Mertzman, S. A. South-Central Section of the Geological Society of America, GSA Abstracts with Programs Vol. 44, No. 1, March 2012.

Dissolution of olivine, siderite, and basalt at 80C in 0.1M H2SO4 in a flow through process: Insights into acidic weathering on Mars. D. C. Golden, D. W. Ming, E. M. Hausrath, R. V. Morris, P. B. Niles, C. N. Achillies, D. K. Ross, B. L. Cooper, C. P. Gonzalez, and S. A. Mertzman. 43rd Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, March 19-23, 2012


Chemical and Mineralogical Characterization of Acid-Sulfate Alteration of Basaltic Material on Mauna Kea Volcano, Hawaii: Jarosite and Hydrated Halloysite. T. G. Graff, R. V. Morris, C. N. Achilles, D. G. Agresti, D. W. Ming, J. C. Hamilton, S. A. Mertzman, and J. Smith: 43rd Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, March 19-23, 2012.

Visible and Near-IR Reflectance Spectra of Smectite Acquired Under Dry Conditions for Interpretation of Martian Surface Mineralogy: R.V. Morris, C.N. Achilles, P. D. Archer, T. G. Graff, D. G. Agrestia, D. W. Ming, D. C. Golden, S. A. Mertzman: AGU Meeting, December 2011 (Planetary Sciences)


Evolution of the Precambrian rocks of Yellowstone National Park (YNP): mafic to intermediate plutons. Patrick Maloney, Stanley Mertzman, Darrell Henry, David Mogk, Paul Mueller, and David Foster. Geological Society of America Rocky Mountain and Cordilleran Joint Meeting (18-20 May 2011)


Experimental acid weathering of Fe-bearing Mars analog minerals and rocks: implications for aqueous origin of hematite-bearing sediments in Meridiani Planum, Mars. D. C. Golden, A. M. Koster, D. W. Ming, R. V. Morris, S. A. Mertzman, and T. G. Graff. 42nd Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, 7-11 March 2011, Houston, Texas.


Mesozoic intrusive rocks from Lancaster, Berks, and Chester Counties in southeastern Pennsylvania. Ian J. Hagmann, Emily L. Wilson, and Stanley A. Mertzman. Geological Society of America, Northeastern and North-Central Joint Meeting, 20-22 March 2011, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.




C. Summary of Southern Oregon Geologic Mapping Activity as of 2012.

1) Preliminary Geologic Map of the Mt. McLoughlin 7.5’ Quadrangle, Jackson and Klamath Counties, Oregon: Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries. Open File Report O-12-01. Stanley A. Mertzman (Franklin and Marshall College), Richard W. Hazlett (Pomona College), Stephen G. Weaver (Colorado College), Isaac P. Weaver (Formerly of Franklin and Marshall College), Jill M. Baum (Formerly of Carleton College), Heidi M. Cruz (Formerly of Amherst College), Travis J. McElfresh (Formerly of Whitman College), Jonathon L. Nauert (Formerly of Carleton College), Kirsten E. Nicolaysen (Formerly of Colorado College), James T. Rowe (Formerly of Carleton College), Andrew Tittler (Formerly of Williams College), And Wayne R. Wright (Formerly of Beloit College). (3 faculty and 9 student co-authors)

2) Preliminary Geologic Map of the Lake of the Woods North 7.5' Quadrangle, Klamath County, Oregon: Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries Open File Report O-11-03, Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries. Stanley A. Mertzman (Franklin and Marshall College), Richard W. Hazlett (Pomona College), Stephen G. Weaver (Colorado College), Andrew J. Gavin (Formerly of The College of Wooster), Martha S. Gilmore (Formerly of Franklin and Marshall College), Caitlin Gorman (Formerly of Beloit College), Lindley F. Hall (Formerly of Williams College), Hal H. Newell III (Formerly of Washington and Lee University), Karyn E. Powers (Formerly of The College of Wooster), James T. Rowe (Formerly of Carleton College), Jonathon F. Stiehl (Formerly of Washington and Lee University), Benjamin Surpless (Formerly of Carleton College), And Isaac P. Weaver (Formerly of Franklin and Marshall College) (3 faculty and 10 student co-authors)

3) Preliminary Geologic Map of the Robinson Butte 7.5' Quadrangle, Jackson County, Oregon: Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries Open File Report O-09-02. Stanley A. Mertzman (Franklin and Marshall College), Stephen G. Weaver (Colorado College), Jill A. Baum (Formerly of Carleton College), Stephen A. Pasquale (Formerly of Franklin and Marshall College, And Isaac P. Weaver (Formerly of Franklin and Marshall College) (2 faculty and 3 student co-authors)

4) Preliminary Geologic Map of the Mule Hill 7.5’ Quadrangle, Klamath County, Oregon: Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries Open File Report O-08-08. Stanley A. Mertzman (Franklin and Marshall College), Richard W. Hazlett (Pomona College), Isaac P. Weaver (Formerly of Franklin and Marshall College), Stephen Crabtree (Formerly of Franklin and Marshall College), Chris Eisinger (Formerly of Colorado College), Amy Gaffney (Formerly of Colorado College), Darren Gravely (Formerly of Pomona College), Matthew Hall (Formerly of Franklin and Marshall College), Myra Hill (Formerly of Williams College), Bryan Klawiter (Formerly of Carleton College), Gordon McCreight (Formerly of the College of Wooster), Amber McIntosh (Formerly of Colorado College), Jennifer McIntosh (Formerly of Whitman College), Anders Nilsson (Formerly of Carleton College), Stephanie Phippen (Formerly of Carleton College), Sarah Robinson (Formerly of Franklin and Marshall College), Jacob Sewall (Formerly of Washington and Lee University), And Jeffrey Winick (Formerly of Franklin and Marshall College). (2 faculty and 15 student co-authors)

5)  Preliminary Geologic Map of the Little Chinquapin Mountain 7.5' Quadrangle, Jackson and Klamath Counties, Oregon: Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries Open File Report O-08-04. Stanley A. Mertzman (Franklin and Marshall College), Stephen Crabtree (Franklin and Marshall College), Amy Lunt (Franklin and Marshall College), and Isaac Weaver (Franklin and Marshall College). (3 student co-authors)

6) Preliminary Geologic Map of the Surveyor Mountain 7.5' Quadrangle, Klamath County, Oregon: Oregon Department of Geology & Mineral Industries Open File Report O-08-03. Stanley A. Mertzman (Franklin and Marshall College), Ben Schiffer (Whitman College), and Matthew Reuer (Carleton College). (2 student co-authors)

7) Preliminary Geologic Map of the Spencer Creek 7.5' Quadrangle, Klamath County, Oregon: Oregon Department of Geology & Mineral Industries Open File Report O-08-01. Stanley A. Mertzman (Franklin and Marshall College)

8) Preliminary Geologic Map of the Lake of the Woods, South 7.5' Quadrangle, Klamath County, Oregon: Oregon Department of Geology & Mineral Industries Open File Report O-07-13. Stanley A. Mertzman (Franklin and Marshall College), Richard W. Hazlett (Pomona College), Stephen G. Weaver (Colorado College), Robert Bruant, Jr. (Franklin and Marshall College), Stephen Crabtree (Franklin and Marshall College, Lindley Hall (Williams College), Richard Heermance III (Colorado College), Amy Humm (Amherst College), Jean Pallon (Smith College), Matthew Reuer (Carleton College), James Rowe (Carleton College), Jonathon Zook (Colorado College). (2 faculty and 9 student co-authors)

9) Preliminary Geologic Map of the Aspen Lake 7.5' Quadrangle, Klamath County, Oregon: Oregon Department of Geology & Mineral Industries Open File Report O-07-17, Stanley A. Mertzman (Franklin and Marshall College), Stephen G. Weaver (Colorado College), Andrew Gavin (College of Wooster), Karyn Powers (College of Wooster). (2 faculty and 2 student co-authors)

10) Preliminary Geologic Compilation Map of the Southwest Portion of Oregon: Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries Open File Report O-07-16. Margaret D. Jenks, Stanley A. Mertzman, Thomas J. Wiley, Paul E. Staub, Marina Drazba, Lina Ma, Clark A. Niewendorp, and Ian P. Madin.

11) Preliminary Geologic Map of the Brown Mountain 7.5' Quadrangle, Jackson and Klamath Counties, Oregon: Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries Open File Report O-07-09. Stanley A. Mertzman (Franklin and Marshall College), Richard W. Hazlett (Pomona College) Stephen G. Weaver (Colorado College) Stephanie Brackin (Beloit College), Heather Cruz (Amherst College), Amy Humm (Amherst College), Amy Lunt (Franklin and Marshall College), Heather Petcovic (Smith College), Ben Schiffer (Whitman College), Rachel Sours-Page (Pomona College), Peter Taylor (Williams College), Andrew Tittler (Williams College), and Jonathon Zook (Colorado College). (2 faculty and 10 student co-authors)




D. Published Papers 2004-2013

Garnet lherzolites from Louwrensia, Namibia: Bulk composition and P/T relations Boyd, F.R., Pearson, D.G., Hoal, K.O., Hoal, B.G., Nixon, P.H., Kingston, M.J., Mertzman, S.A., Lithos, Vol. 77, issue 1-4, pp. 573-592. (2004)


Geochemistry of target rocks, impact-melt particles and metallic spherules from Meteor Crater, Arizona: Empirical evidence on the impact process, D. W. Mittlefehldt, F. Horz, T. H. See, E. R. Scott, and S. A. Mertzman. Geological Society of America Special Paper 384—Large Meteorite Impacts, pp. 367-390 (2005).


Hematite spherules in basaltic tephra altered under aqueous, acid-sulfate conditions on Mauna Kea volcano, Hawaii: Possible clues for the occurrence of hematite-rich spherules in the Burns formation at Meridiani Planum, Mars: R. V. Morris, D. W. Ming, T. G. Graff, R. E. Arvidson, J. F. Bell, S. A. Mertzman, J. E. Gruener, D. C. Golden, L. Le, and G. A. Robinson, Earth and Planetary Science Letters 240 (2005) 168-178.
 

Laboratory simulated acid-sulphate weathering of basaltic materials: Implications for formation of sulphates at Meridiani Planum and Gusev Crater, D. C. Golden, D. W. Ming, R. V. Morris, and S. A. Mertzman. Journal of Geophysical Research 110, E12S07, doi; 10, 1029/2005JE002451, 2005. (15-page article)


The problem of deep carbon – an Archean paradox, J. F. Lindsay, M. D. Brasier, N. McLoughlin, O. R. Green, M. Fogel, A, Steele, and S. A. Mertzman. Precambrian Research 143, pp. 1-22 (2005) (Lead article in the December issue)


Detection and discrimination of sulfate minerals using reflectance spectroscopy, Edward A. Cloutis, Frank C. Hawthorne, Stanley A. Mertzman, Katherine Krenn, Michael A. Craig, Dione Marcino, Michelle Methot, Johnathon Strong, John F. Mustard, Diana L. Blaney, James F. Bell III, Faith Vilas. Icarus 184 (2006) pp. 121-157.


Distribution and Geochronolgy of Oregon Plateau (USA) Flood Basalt Volcanism: The Steens Basalt Revisited, M. E. Brueseke, M. T. Heizler, W. K. Hart, and S. A. Mertzman.

Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research 161 (2007) pp. 187-214.


Genesis of post-hotspot, A-type rhyolite of the Eastern Snake River Plain volcanic field by extreme fractional crystallization of olivine tholeiite, Michael McCurry, Karl P. Hayden, Lee H. Morse, and Stan Mertzman, Bulletin of Volcanology, Volume 70, Number 3, pp. 361-383 (2008)

Spectral reflectance properties of minerals exposed to simulated Mars surface conditions: E.A. Cloutis, M.A. Craig, R.V. Kruzelecky, W.R. Jamroz, A. Scott, F.C. Hawthorne, and S.A. Mertzman. Icarus, 195, pp. 140-168 (2008)


Ultraviolet spectral reflectance properties of common planetary minerals: Edward A. Cloutis, Kaitlyn A. McCormack, James F. Bell III, Amanda R. Hendrix, Daniel T. Bailey, Michael A. Craig, Stanley A. Mertzman, Mark S. Robinson, and Miriam A. Riner. Icarus 197 (2008) 321-347


Hamilton, V. E., R. V. Morris, J. E. Gruener, and S. A. Mertzman (2008), Visible, near-infrared, and middle infrared spectroscopy of altered basaltic tephras: Spectral signatures of phyllosilicates, sulfates, and other aqueous alteration products with application to the mineralogy of the Columbia Hills of Gusev Crater, Mars, J. Geophys. Res., 113, E12S43, doi:10.1029/2007JE003049.


The influence of multivariate analysis methods and target grain size on the accuracy of remote quantitative chemical analysis of rocks using laser induced breakdown spectroscopy Ryan B. Anderson, Richard V. Morris, Samuel M. Clegg, James F. Bell III, Roger C. Wiens, Seth D. Humphries, Stanley A. Mertzman, Trevor G. Graff, Rhonda McInroy: Icarus 215, Issue 2, Pages 608-627


D. Published Abstracts 2005-2010


Analysis of the Statesboro, Georgia shock-darkened L5 chondrite. M. S. Kelley, P. M. Asher, K. C. Welten, M. Roden, S. A. Mertzman, and E. F. Albin. Lunar and Planetary Science Conference XXXV, March 2005.


Detection and discrimination of sulfate minerals using optical spectroscopy in the OMEGA and CRISM wavelength ranges: Implications for reconstructing Mars’ geological history, Cloutis, E. A., Hawthorne, F. W., Mertzman, S. A., and Krenn, K., Canadian Space Exploration Workshop, May 12-13, 2005, Montreal, Canada

X-Ray Analysis on Mars: An Adventure with Spirit and Opportunity; Stanley A. Mertzman, Powder Diffraction V. 20, no. 3, p. 263, September, 2005.


The Geology of the Western Margin of the Upper Klamath Basin, Oregon; Stanley A. Mertzman, AGU National Meeting, San Francisco, December, 2005 Published in Transactions of the American Geophysical Union (EOS).


Ceramics From the Etruscan Settlement of Poggio Colla in Tuscany: A Chemical Characterization and Provenance Study: Weaver, Isaac P., Steiner, Ann R., Mertzman, Stanley A., and Vaden, Candace. Geological Society of America National Meeting, Philadelphia, Vol. 38, No. 7, p. 215, 2006.


The unique capabilities of reflectance spectroscopy for identifying and characterizing mantle-derived diamond indicator minerals, E. Cloutis and S. Mertzman, 9th International Kimberlite Conference, Vol. 1, 9IKC-A-00011, 2008. Frankfurt, Germany.


Visible and Near-IR Spectra For Aqueous Alteration Products (Palagonite, Phyllosilicates, Sulfates) Of Basaltic Tephra On Mauna Kea Volcano, Hawaii. R. V. Morris, V. E. Hamilton, J. E. Gruener, D. W. Ming, and S. A. Mertzman. Paris Phyllosilicate Workshop, October 2008.


Spectral Reflectance Diversity of Silica-Rich Materials: Insights into Structure and Petrogenesis and Implications for Mars. E. A. Cloutis, M. S. Rice, J. F. Bell III, S. A. Mertzman, D. L. Bish, and R. Renault. Workshop on Modeling Martian Hydrous Environments, June 1-3, 2009


Petrology and composition of HED polymict breccias, D. W. Middlefehldt, J. S. Herrin, S. A. Mertzman, and K. R. Mertzman. 41st Lunar and Planetary Science Conference (2010)


Partial least squares and neural networks for quantitative calibration of laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy (LIBS) of geologic samples, R. B. Anderson, R. V. Morris, S. M. Clegg, S. D. Humphries, R. C. Weiss, J. F. Bell III, and S. A. Mertzman. 41st Lunar and Planetary Science Conference (2010).