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Research Publications 2018

  1. Siahi, M, Hofmann, A, Master, S, Wilson, A and Mayr, C (2018). Trace element and stable (C, O) and radiogenic (Sr) isotope geochemistry of stromatolitic carbonate rocks of the Mesoarchaean Pongola Supergroup: Implications for seawater composition. Chemical. Geology, 476, 389-406. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chemgeo.2017.11.036.

  2. Scoon, RN (2018) Geology of National Parks of Central/Southern Kenya and Northern Tanzania. Geotourism of the Gregory Rift Valley, Active Volcanism and Regional Plateaus. Springer, 1st ed., 221 p.

  3. Gess, R, Ahlberg, PE (2018) A tetrapod fauna from within the Devonian Antarctic Circle. Science, 360, 1120-1124.

  4. Maier, W, Prevec, SA, Scoates, JW, Wall, CJ, Barnes, SJ, Gomwe, T (2018) The Uitkomst intrusion and Nkomati Ni-Cu-Cr-PGE deposit, South Africa: trace element geochemistry, Nd isotopes and high-precision geochronology. Mineralium Deposita, 53, 67-88.

  5. Prevec, SA, Büttner, SH (2018) Multi-phase emplacement of impact melt sheet into the footwall: offset dykes of the Sudbury Igneous Complex, Canada. Meteoritics and Planetary Science, 53, 1301-1322.

  6. Gess, RW, Prestianni, C (2018) Kowieria alveoformis gen. nov. sp. nov., a new heterosporous lycophyte from the Latest Devonian of Southern Africa. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology, 249, 1-8.

  7. Jay, AE, Marsh, JS, Fluteau, F, Courtillot, V (2018) Emplacement of inflated pahoehoe flows in the Naude’s Nek Pass, Lesotho remnant, Karoo Continental Flood Basalt Province: use of flow-lobe tumuli in understanding flood basalt emplacement. Bulletin of Volcanology, 80, https://doi.org/10.1007/s00445-017-1189-6. OPEN ACCESS

  8. JS Marsh, R Swart (2018) The Bero Volcanic Complex: Extension of the Paraná-Etendeka Igneous Province into SW Angola.  Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, 355, 21-31.

  9. Nestola, F, Korolev, N, Kopylova, M, Rotiroti, N, Pearson, DG, Pomato, MG, Alvaro, M, Gurney, JJ, Moore, AE, Davidson, J (2018) CaSiO3-perovskite in diamond indicates the recycling of oceanic crust into the lower mantle. Nature, 555: 237-241.

  10. Abu-Alam, T., El Monsef, M.A., Grosch, E.G. (2018) Shear-zone hosted gold mineralization of the Arabian-Nubian Shield: devolatilization processes across the greenschist-amphibolite-facies transition. Geological Society Special Publication, 478, 1-27.

  11. Grosch, E.G. (2018) Metamorphic processes preserved in early Archean supracrustal rocks of the Barberton Greenstone Belt, South Africa. Geological Society Special Publication, 478, 1-15.

  12. Tanner, D., McDonald, I., Harmer, R.E., Muir, D.D. and Hughes, H.S.R. (2018) A record of assimilation preserved by exotic minerals in the lowermost platinum-group element deposit of the Bushveld Complex: The Volspruit Suphide Zone. Lithos, 1-25.

  13. Land, J.S., Tsikos, H., Cousins, D., Luvizotto, G.L. and Zack, T.Z. (2018) Origin of red beds and paleosols in the Palaeoproterozoic Transvaal and Olifansthoek Supergroups of South Africa: provenance versus metasomatic controls. Geological Journal, 53, 191-202.

  14. Qu, Y., Zhu, S., Whitehouse, M., Engdahl, A. and Mcloughlin, N. (2018) Carbonaceous biosignatures of the earliest putative macroscopic multicellular eukaryotes from 1630 Ma Tuanshanzi Formation, north China. Precambrian Research, 304, 99- 109.

  15. Bordy, E.M., Bowen, D.A., Moore, J.M., Garnett, M.H. and Tsikos, H. (2018) A Holocene “Frozen Accident”: Sediments of extreme paleofloods and fires in the bedrock-confined upper Huis River, Western Cape, South Africa. Journal of Sedimentary Research, 88, 696-716.

  16. Lantink, M.L., Oonk, P.B.H., Floor, G.H., Tsikos, H. and Mason, P.R.D. (2018) Fe isotopes of a 2.4 Ga hematite-rich IF constrain marine redox conditions around the GOE. Precambrian Research, 305, 218-235.

  17. Oonk, P.B.H., Mason, P.R.D., Tsikos, H. and Bau, M. (2018) Fraction-specific rare earth elements enable the reconstruction of primary seawater signatures from iron formations. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta. 238, 102-122.

  18. Scoon, R.N. and Mitchell, A.A. (2018) Discussion of “Arguments against Syn-magmatic Sills in the Bushveld Complex, South Africa” by R. Latypov, S. Chistyakova and J. Kramers. South African Journal of Geology. 121, 201-210.

  19. Scoon, R.N. and Costin, G. (2018) Chemistry, Morphology and Origin of Magmatic-Reaction Chromite Stringers Associated with Anorthosite in the Upper Critical Zone at Winnaarshoek, Eastern Limb of the Bushveld Complex. Journal of Petrology. 59 (8), 1551- 1578.

  20. Gale, A.S., Jenkyns, H.C., Tsikos, H., van Breugel, Y., Damste, J.S.S., Bottini, C., Erba, E., Russo, F., Falzoni, F., Petrizzo, M.R., Dickson, A.J. and Wray, D.S. (2018) High-resolution bio- and chemostratigraphy of an expanded record of Oceanic Anoxic Event 2 (Late Cenomanian-Early Turonian) at Clot Chevalier, near Barreme, SE France (Vocontian Basin). Newsletters on Stratigraphy, 1-33.

  21. Wang, X., Planavsky, N.J., Hofmann, A., Saupe, E.E., De Corte, B.P., Philippot, P., LaLonde, S.V., Jemison, N.E., Zou, H., Ossa Ossa, F., Rybacki, K., Alfimova, N., Larson, M.J., Tsikos, H., Fralick, P.W., Johnson, T.M., Knudsen, A.C., Reinhard, C.T. and Konhauser, K.O. (2018) A Mesoarchean shift in uranium isotope systematics. Geochimica et Cosmoshimica Acta. 238, p.438-452.

  22. Thibon, F., Blichert-Toft, J., Tsikos, H., Foden, J., Albalat, E. and Albarede, F. (2018) Dynamics of oceanic iron prior to the Great Oxygenation Event. Earth and Planetary Science Letters. 1- 11.

  23. D. Hayes, B., Bybee, G.M., Mawela, M., Nex, P.A.M. and Van Niekerk, D. (2018) Residual Melt Extraction and Out-of-sequence Differentiation in the Bushveld Complex, South Africa. Journal of Petrology. 59 (12), 2413-2434.

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