Advances in Laser Ablation U-Pb Carbonate Geochronology



Bertok, C., Barale, L., d’Atri, A., Martire, L., Piana, F., Rossetti, P. and Gerdes, A., 2019. Unusual marbles in a non-metamorphic succession of the SW Alps (Valdieri, Italy) due to early Oligocene hydrothermal flow. International Journal of Earth Sciences, pp.1-20.



Drost, K., Chew, D., Petrus, J.A., Scholze, F., Woodhead, J.D., Schneider, J.W. and Harper, D.A., 2018. An Image Mapping Approach to U‐Pb LA‐ICP‐MS Carbonate Dating, and Applications to Direct Dating of Carbonate Sedimentation. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, DOI:10.1029/2018GC007850.

Yokoyama, T., Kimura, J.I., Mitsuguchi, T., Danhara, T., Hirata, T., Sakata, S., Iwano, H., Maruyama, S., Chang, Q., Miyazaki, T. and Murakami, H., 2018. U-Pb dating of calcite using LA-ICP-MS: Instrumental setup for non-matrix-matched age dating and determination of analytical areas using elemental imaging. Geochemical Journal52(6), pp.531-540.

Walter, B.F., Gerdes, A., Kleinhanns, I.C., Dunkl, I., von Eynatten, H., Kreissl, S. and Markl, G., 2018. The connection between hydrothermal fluids, mineralization, tectonics and magmatism in a continental rift setting: Fluorite Sm-Nd and hematite and carbonates U-Pb geochronology from the Rhinegraben in SW Germany. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta240, pp.11-42.

Parrish, R.R., Parrish, C.M. and Lasalle, S., 2018. Vein calcite dating reveals Pyrenean orogen as cause of Paleogene deformation in southern England. Journal of the Geological Society, pp.jgs2017-107.

Pagel, M., Bonifacie, M., Schneider, D.A., Gautheron, C., Brigaud, B., Calmels, D., Cros, A., Saint-Bezar, B., Landrein, P., Sutcliffe, C. and Davis, D., 2018. Improving paleohydrological and diagenetic reconstructions in calcite veins and breccia of a sedimentary basin by combining Δ47 temperature, δ18Owater and U-Pb age. Chemical Geology481, pp.1-17.

Mazurek, M., Davis, D.W., Madritsch, H., Rufer, D., Villa, I.M., Sutcliffe, C.N., De Haller, A. and Traber, D., 2018. Veins in clay-rich aquitards as records of deformation and fluid-flow events in northern Switzerland. Applied Geochemistry95, pp.57-70.

Mangenot, X., Gasparrini, M., Gerdes, A., Bonifacie, M. and Rouchon, V., 2018. An emerging thermochronometer for carbonate-bearing rocks:∆ 47/(U-Pb). Geology46(12), pp.1067-1070.

Lawson, M., Shenton, B.J., Stolper, D.A., Eiler, J.M., Rasbury, E.T., Becker, T.P., Phillips-Lander, C.M., Buono, A.S., Becker, S.P., Pottorf, R. and Gray, G.G., 2018. Deciphering the diagenetic history of the El Abra Formation of eastern Mexico using reordered clumped isotope temperatures and U-Pb dating. GSA Bulletin130(3-4), pp.617-629.

Hellwig, A., Voigt, S., Mulch, A., Frisch, K., Bartenstein, A., Pross, J., Gerdes, A. and Voigt, T., 2018. Late Oligocene to early Miocene humidity change recorded in terrestrial sequences in the Ili Basin (south‐eastern Kazakhstan, Central Asia). Sedimentology65(2), pp.517-539.

Hansman, R.J., Albert, R., Gerdes, A. and Ring, U., 2018. Absolute ages of multiple generations of brittle structures by U-Pb dating of calcite. Geology46(3), pp.207-210.

Godeau, N., Deschamps, P., Guihou, A., Leonide, P., Tendil, A., Gerdes, A., Hamelin, B. and Girard, J.P., 2018. U-Pb dating of calcite cement and diagenetic history in microporous carbonate reservoirs: Case of the Urgonian Limestone, France. Geology46(3), pp.247-250.

Burisch, M., Walter, B.F., Gerdes, A., Lanz, M. and Markl, G., 2018. Late-stage anhydrite-gypsum-siderite-dolomite-calcite assemblages record the transition from a deep to a shallow hydrothermal system in the Schwarzwald mining district, SW Germany. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta223, pp.259-278.

Beaudoin, N., Lacombe, O., Roberts, N.M. and Koehn, D., 2018. U-Pb dating of calcite veins reveals complex stress evolution and thrust sequence in the Bighorn Basin, Wyoming, USA. Geology46(11), pp.1015-1018.



Roberts, N.M., Rasbury, E.T., Parrish, R.R., Smith, C.J., Horstwood, M.S. and Condon, D.J., 2017. A calcite reference material for LA‐ICP‐MS U‐Pb geochronology. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems18(7), pp.2807-2814.

Nuriel, P., Weinberger, R., Kylander-Clark, A.R.C., Hacker, B.R. and Craddock, J.P., 2017. The onset of the Dead Sea transform based on calcite age-strain analyses. Geology45(7), pp.587-590.

Goodfellow, B.W., Viola, G., Bingen, B., Nuriel, P. and Kylander‐Clark, A.R., 2017. Palaeocene faulting in SE Sweden from U–Pb dating of slickenfibre calcite. Terra Nova29(5), pp.321-328.

Drake, H., Heim, C., Roberts, N.M., Zack, T., Tillberg, M., Broman, C., Ivarsson, M., Whitehouse, M.J. and Åström, M.E., 2017. Isotopic evidence for microbial production and consumption of methane in the upper continental crust throughout the Phanerozoic eon. Earth and Planetary Science Letters470, pp.108-118.

Burisch, M., Gerdes, A., Walter, B.F., Neumann, U., Fettel, M. and Markl, G., 2017. Methane and the origin of five-element veins: mineralogy, age, fluid inclusion chemistry and ore forming processes in the Odenwald, SW Germany. Ore Geology Reviews81, pp.42-61.


Roberts, N.M. and Walker, R.J., 2016. U-Pb geochronology of calcite-mineralized faults: Absolute timing of rift-related fault events on the northeast Atlantic margin. Geology44(7), pp.531-534.

Ring, U. and Gerdes, A., 2016. Kinematics of the Alpenrhein‐Bodensee graben system in the Central Alps: Oligocene/Miocene transtension due to formation of the Western Alps arc. Tectonics35(6), pp.1367-1391.

Methner, K., Mulch, A., Fiebig, J., Wacker, U., Gerdes, A., Graham, S.A. and Chamberlain, C.P., 2016. Rapid middle Eocene temperature change in western North America. Earth and Planetary Science Letters450, pp.132-139.

Coogan, L.A., Parrish, R.R. and Roberts, N.M., 2016. Early hydrothermal carbon uptake by the upper oceanic crust: Insight from in situ U-Pb dating. Geology44(2), pp.147-150.


Li, Q., Parrish, R.R., Horstwood, M.S.A. and McArthur, J.M., 2014. U–Pb dating of cements in Mesozoic ammonites. Chemical Geology376, pp.76-83.


Some recent Isotope Dilution papers:

Polyak, V.J., Provencio, P.P. and Asmerom, Y., 2016. U-Pb dating of speleogenetic dolomite: A new sulfuric acid speleogenesis chronometer. International Journal of Speleology45(2), p.1.

Pisapia, C., Deschamps, P., Battani, A., Buschaert, S., Guihou, A., Hamelin, B. and Brulhet, J., 2018. U/Pb dating of geodic calcite: new insights on Western Europe major tectonic events and associated diagenetic fluids. Journal of the Geological Society175(1), pp.60-70.

Pickering, R., Herries, A.I., Woodhead, J.D., Hellstrom, J.C., Green, H.E., Paul, B., Ritzman, T., Strait, D.S., Schoville, B.J. and Hancox, P.J., 2018. U–Pb-dated flowstones restrict South African early hominin record to dry climate phases. Nature, p.1.

Decker, D.D., Polyak, V.J., Asmerom, Y. and Lachniet, M.S., 2018. U–Pb dating of cave spar: A new shallow crust landscape evolution tool. Tectonics37(1), pp.208-223.

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