Publications [William Minarik]


  • Coumans, J.P., Stix, J., Clague, D.A., Minarik, W.G., and Layne, G.D., (2016). Melt-rock interaction near the Moho: Evidence from crystal cargo in lavas from near-ridge seamounts. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 191, 139-164.

  • Martin, R.F., Alarie, E., Minarik, W.G., Waczek, Z., and McCammon, C.A., (2016). Titanium-rich magnesio-hastingsite macrocrysts in a camptonite dike, Lafarge quarry, Montreal Island, Quebec: Early crystallization in a pseudo-unary system. Canadian Mineralogist, 54(1), 65-78.

  • Coumans, J.P., Stix, J., Clague, D.A., Minarik. W.G, (2015). The magmatic architecture of Taney Seamount-A, northeast Pacific Ocean. Journal of Petrology, 56(6), 1037-1067, doi: 10.1093/petrology/egv027.

  • Kunzmann, M., Halverson. G. P., Scott C., Minarik, W.G., and Wing, B.A., (2015). Geochemistry of Neoproterozoic black shales from Svalbard: Implications for oceanic redox conditions spanning Cryogenian glaciations. Chemical Geology, 417, 383-393.

  • Maneta, V., Baker D., and Minarik, W., (2015). Evidence for lithium-supersaturation of pegmatite-forming melts. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, 170(1), 1-16.

  • Sharman, E.R., Taylor, B.E., Minarik, W.G., DubĂ©, B., and Wing, B.A., (2015). Sulfur isotope and trace element data from ore sulfides in the Noranda district (Abitibi, Canada): implications for volcanogenic massive sulfide deposit genesis. Mineralium Deposita, 50(5), 591-606, doi:10.1007/s00126-014-0559-7.

  • Cox, G.M., Halverson, G.P., Minarik, W.G., Le Heron, D.P., Macdonald, F.A., Bellefroid, E.J., and Strauss, J.A., (2013). Neoproterozoic iron formation: An evaluation of its temporal, environmental and tectonic significance. Chemical Geology, 362, 232-249.

  • Wilcock, J., Goff, F., Minarik, W.G., and Stix, J., (2013). Magmatic recharge during formation and resurgence of the Valles caldera, New Mexico, USA: evidence from quartz compositional zoning and geothermometry. J. Petrology, 54(4), 635-664, doi:10.1093/petrology/egs078.

  • Corgne, A., Armstrong, L.S., Keshav, S., Fei, Y., McDonough, W.F., Minarik, W.G., and Moreno, K., (2012). Trace element partitioning between majoritic garnet and silicate melt at 10-17 GPa: Implications for deep mantle processes. Lithos, 148, 128-141.

  • Francis, D., Minarik, W., Proenza, Y., and Shi, L., (2010). The Canadian Cordilleran lithospheric mantle. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences, 47, 353-368.

  • Campbell, M.E., Hanson, J.B., Minarik, W.G., and Stix, J., (2009). Thermal history of the Bandelier magmatic system: Evidence for magmatic injection and recharge at 1.61 Ma as revealed by cathodoluminescence and titanium geothermometry. Journal of Geology, 117(5), 469-485.

  • Antoniou, J., Zukor, D.J., Mwale, F., Minarik, W., Petit, A., and Huk, O.L., (2008). Metal ion levels in the blood of patients after hip resurfacing: A comparison between twenty-eight and thirty-six-millimeter-head metal-on-metal prostheses . Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery-American , 90A, 142-148.

  • Francis, D. and Minarik, W., (2008). Aluminum-dependent trace element partitioning in clinopyroxene. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, 156(4), 439-451.

  • Clarke, S.J., Hollmann, C.A., Zhang, Z., Suffern, D., Bradforth, S.E., Dimitrijevic, N.M., Minarik, W.G., and Nadeau, J.L., (2006). Photophysics of dopamine-modified quantum dots and effects on biological systems. Nature Materials, 5(5), 409-417.

  • Wheeler, K.T., Walker, D., Fei, Y., Minarik, W.G., and McDonough, W.F., (2006). Experimental partitioning of uranium between liquid iron sulfide and liquid silicate: Implications for radioactivity in the Earth's core. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 70(6), 1537-1547.

  • van Westrenen W., Li J., Fei Y. W., Frank M. R., Hellwig H., Komabayashi T., Mibe K., Minarik W. G., Van Orman J. A., Watson H. C., Funakoshi K., and Schmidt M. W., (2005). Thermoelastic properties of (Mg0.64Fe0.36)O ferropericlase based on in situ X-ray diffraction to 26.7 GPa and 2173 K. Physics of the Earth and Planetary Interiors, 151 (1-2), 163-176.

  • Fei Y., Li J., Hirose K., Minarik W., Van Orman J., Sanloup C., van Westrenen W., Komabayashi T., and Funakoshi K., (2004). A critical evaluation of pressure scales at high temperatures by in-situ X-ray diffraction measurements. Physics of the Earth and Planetary Interiors, 143-144, 515-526.

  • Fei, Y., Van Orman, J., Li, J., van Westrenen, W., Sanloup, C., Minarik, W., Hirose, K., Komabayashi, T., Walter, M., and Funakoshi, K., (2004). Experimentally determined postspinel transformation boundary in Mg2SiO4 using MgO as an internal pressure standard and its geophysical implications. Journal of Geophysical Research-Solid Earth, 109, B02305, doi:10.1029/2003jb002562.

  • Rushmer, T., Minarik, W. G. & Taylor, G. J., (2000). Physical Processes of Core Formation.. In: Righter, K. and Canup, R. M. (ed) Origin of the Earth and Moon . University of Arizona Press/LPI, , pp. 227-243.

  • Minarik, W. G., (1998). Complications to Carbonatite Mobility from Immiscible Melts. Journal of Petrology, 39, 1965-1973.

  • Richter F. M., Liang Y. and Minarik W. G., (1998). Multicomponent diffusion and convection in molten MgO-Al2O3-SiO2. Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta., 62, 1985-1991.

  • Minarik W. G., Ryerson F. J. and Watson E. B., (1996).  Textural entrapment of core-forming melts. Science, 272, 530-533.

  • Minarik W. G. and Watson E. B., (1995). Interconnectivity of Carbonate Melt at Low Melt Fraction. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 133, 423-437.

  • Skulski T., Minarik W. and Watson E. B., (1994). High-pressure experimental trace element partitioning between clinopyroxene and basaltic melts. Chemical Geology, 117, 127-147.

  • Ayers J. C., Brenan J. M., Watson E. B., Wark D. A. and Minarik W. G., (1992). A new capsule technique for hydrothermal experiments using the piston cylinder apparatus. American Mineralogist, 77, 1080-1086.