Selected Publications

Manuscripts submitted

1) Keighley, D., McFarlane, C.R.M., Vanden Berg, M., “LA-ICP-MS and SEM analysis of early diagenetic lanthanide- and actinide-enriched phosphatic oil shale, Green River Formation (Eocene), Utah, USA” Submitted to Journal of Paleolimnology, March 1st, 2016.

2) Clarke, D.B., McFarlane, C.R.M., Hamilton, D, Stevens, D. “Applied forensic igneous petrogenesis: locating the source quarry for the ‘black granite’ Titanic headstones in Halifax, Nova Scotia” submitted to Canadian Mineralogist and Atlantic Geology, Feb 29, 2016.

3) Skipton, D.R., Schneider, D.A., McFarlane, C.R.M., St-Onge, M.R., Jackson, S. “Multi-stage zircon and monazite growth revealed by depth-profiling and in situ U-Pb geochronology: resolving the Paleoproterozoic tectonics of the Trans-Hudson Orogen on southeastern Baffin Island, Canada” Submitted to Precambrian Research.

4) McFarlane, C.R.M. “Allanite U-Pb geochronology by 193nm LA-ICP-MS using NIST610 glass for external calibration” submitted to Chemical Geology February 10th, 2016.

5) Skipton D.R., St-Onge M.R., Schneider D.A., McFarlane C.R.M. " Tectonothermal evolution of the middle crust in the Trans-Hudson Orogen, Baffin Island, Canada: evidence from petrology and monazite geochronology of sillimanite-bearing migmatites" Revision requested, Journal of Petrology

6) Pandur, K, Ansdell, K.M., McFarlane, C.R.M., Hanchar, J.M., Harper, C.T., “In situ U-Pb geochronology, Lu-Hf and Sm-Nd isotope systematics of the Hoidas Lake REE deposit, northern Saskatchewan, Canada” Revisions requested, Precambrian Research.

7) Van Lankvelt, A., Schneider, D.A, McFarlane, C.R.M., Hattori, K, Biczok "Decoding zircon geochronology of igneous and alteration events with chemical and microstructural features: A field-based study from the Western Superior Province, Canada" Revisions requested, Journal of Petrology.

Manuscripts in advanced stages of preparation

1) Sánchez Mora, D., Lentz, D.R., McFarlane, C.R.M., Walker, J.A., Hanley, J.J. “Petrogenesis of the low sulfidation gold mineralization on the Williams Brook area, Tobique-Chaleur zone, New Brunswick: constraints from Ar-Ar geochronology, O, H, S, Pb isotopes, fluid inclusion analysis and SEM-CL imaging of quartz” for submission to Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences.

2) Soltani Dehnavi, A., McFarlane, C.R.M., Lentz D.R., “Determination of volatile trace-elements in sulphide minerals by in situ LA-ICP-MS: Developing protocols and methodologies applicable to massive sulphide deposits” for submission to Geoscience Canada

3) Azadbakht, Z., McFarlane, C.R.M., Lentz, D.R. “A Precise U-Pb age for the alkaline and biotite granite phases of the Mount Elizabeth Intrusive Complex, northeastern New Brunswick, Canada” for submission to Atlantic Geology

4) Mohammadi, N., Fyffe, L., McFarlane, C.R.M., Thorne, K. “New laser ablation ICP-MS U-Pb geochronology of monazite from the peraluminous John Lee Brook Granite, southwestern New Brunswick; implications for the intrusive history in the region” for submission to Atlantic Geology

5) Shawwa, N.A., Raeside, R.P., McMullin, D.W.A., McFarlane, C.R.M. “Employing contact metamorphism to assess the conditions of pluton emplacement and timing of recrystallization in southwestern Kellys Mountain, Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia” for submission to Atlantic Geology.

6) Mitchell, R., McFarlane, C.R.M., Wu, F-Y., Chudy, T. “Blue River area carbonatites and associated silicate rocks: trace element and isotopic composition of apatite” for submission to Lithos

Articles published or accepted or in advanced stages of revision for publication in refereed journals - last 6 years (* invited; bold = student)

1)     McFarlane, C.R.M. (2015) A geochronological framework for sedimentation and Mesoproterozoic tectono-magmatic activity in lower Belt-Purcell rocks exposed west of Kimberley, BC. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences, 53, 444-465

2)     Franchini, M., McFarlane, C.R.M., Maydagan, L., Reich, M., Lentz, D.R., Meinert, L., Bouhier, V. (2015) Trace metals in pyrite and marcasite from the Agua Rica porphyry-high sulfidation epithermal deposit, Catamarca, Argentina: textural features and metal zoning at the porphyry to epithermal transition. Ore Geology Reviews, 66, 366–387. (contributing author)

3)     Maydagán, L., Franchini, M., Rusk, B., Lentz, D., McFarlane, C.R.M., Impiccini, A., Javier Rios, F., Rey, R.  (2015) Porphyry to epithermal transition in the Altar porphyry Cu-(Au-Mo) deposit, Argentina, studied by cathodoluminescence, LA-ICPMS, and fluid inclusions. Economic Geology, 110, p. 889-923. (contributing author)

4)     Kelly, C.J., McFarlane, C.R.M., Schneider, D.A., and Jackson, S.E. (2014). Dating Micrometre-Thin Rims Using a LA-ICP-MS Depth Profiling Technique on Zircon from an Archaean Metasediment: Comparison with the SIMS Depth Profiling Method. Geostand Geoanal Res 38(4), 389-407. (contributing author)

5)     LaFlamme, C., McFarlane, C.R.M., Corrigan, D., and Wodicka, N. (2014). Origin and tectonometamorphic history of the Repulse Bay block, Melville Peninsula, Nunavut: exotic terrane or deeper level of the Rae craton? Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences 51(12), 1097-1122. (co-author)

6)     LaFlamme, C., McFarlane, C.R.M., and Corrigan, D. (2014). U-Pb, Lu-Hf and REE in zircon from 3.2 to 2.6 Ga Archean gneisses of the Repulse Bay block, Melville Peninsula, Nunavut. Precambrian Res 252: 223-239. (times cited: 1) (co-author)

7)     McCarron, T., Gaidies, F., McFarlane, C.R.M., Easton, R.M., and Jones, P. (2014). Coupling thermodynamic modeling and high-resolution in situ LA-ICP-MS monazite geochronology: evidence for Barrovian metamorphism late in the Grenvillian history of southeastern Ontario. Miner Petrol 108, 741-758. (times cited: 1) (contributing author)

8)     Szwarc, T.S., Johnson, C.L., Stright, L.E., and McFarlane, C.R.M. (2014) Interactions between axial and transverse drainage systems in the Late Cretaceous Cordilleran foreland basin: Evidence from detrital zircons in the Straight Cliffs Formation, southern Utah, USA.  Geological Society of America Bulletin 127, 372-392. (contributing author)

9)     McFarlane, C.R.M. (2014) “Trace element characterization of CL response in zircon by high spatial resolution LA-ICP-MS.” In R. Raeside, series editor, Mineralogical Association of Canada Short Course Series volume 45: Cathodoluminescence and its application to geoscience.

10) Gladney, E.R., Braid, J.A., Murphy, J.B., Quesada, C., and McFarlane, C.R.M. (2014) U-Pb geochronology and petrology of the late Paleozoic Gil Marquez pluton: magmatism in the Variscan suture zone, southern Iberia, during continental collision and the amalgamation of Pangea. International Journal of Earth Sciences, 103(5), 1433-1451. (contributing author)

11) Dupuis, N.E., Braid, J.A., Murphy, J.B., Quesada, C., and McFarlane, C. (2014) Changing mantle sources in a suture zone in the heart of Pangea: implications for collisional tectonics during the waning stages of ocean closure. International Journal of Earth Sciences, 103(5), 1403-1414. (contributing author)

12) Dahn, D.R.L., Braid, J.A., Murphy, J.B., Quesada, C., Dupuis, N., and McFarlane, C.R.M. (2014) Geochemistry of the Peramora Melange and Pulo do Lobo schist: geochemical investigation and tectonic interpretation of mafic melange in the Pangean suture zone, Southern Iberia. International Journal of Earth Sciences, 103(5), 1415-1431. (times cited: 1) (contributing author)

13) Maydagán, L., Franchini, M., Lentz, D., Pons, J., and McFarlane, C.R.M. (2013) Sulfide composition and isotopic signature of the Altar Cu-Au deposit, Argentina: constraints on the evolution of the porphyry-epithermal system. Canadian Mineralogist, 51, 813-840. (contributing author)

14) McKeough, M.M., Lentz, D.R., McFarlane, C.R.M., Brown, J. (2013) Geology and evolution of pegmatite-hosted U-Th±REE-Y-Nb Mineralization, Kulyk, Eagle, and Karin Lakes region, Wollaston Domain, northern Saskatchewan, Canada. Journal of Geoscience, 58, 321-346. (contributing author)

15) Anderson, M.O., Lentz, D.R., McFarlane, C.R.M., Falck, H. (2013) A geological, geochemical and textural study of an LCT pegmatite: implications for the magmatic versus metasomatic origin of Nb–Ta mineralization in the Moose II pegmatite, Northwest Territories, Canada.”  Journal of Geosciences, 58, 299-320. (contributing author)

16) Archibald, D., Barr, S., Murphy, B., White, C., MacHattie, T., Escarraga, E., Hamilton, M., McFarlane, C.R.M. (2013) Field relationships, petrology, age, and tectonic setting of the Ordovician West Barneys River Plutonic Suite, southern Antigonish Highlands, Nova Scotia, Canada. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences, 50, 727-745. (time cited: 3) (contributing author)

17) *McFarlane, C.R.M. and McKeough, M. (2013) Petrogenesis of the Kulyk Lake monazite-apatite-ilmenite dyke revealed using in-situ LA-ICP-MS trace element mapping, U-Pb dating, and Sm-Nd isotope systematics on monazite.  American Mineralogist special volume 98 (Refining complex geologic records with monazite), 1644-1659 (times cited: 3).

18) Daniel, C., Pfeifer, L., Jones III, J.V., McFarlane, C.R.M. (2013) Detrital zircon evidence for Mesoproterozoic (ca. 1.49-1.46 Ga) deposition and orogenesis in a reconstructed orogenic belt, northern New Mexico, USA: defining the Picuris Orogeny” Geological Society of America Bulletin, 125, 1423-1441. (times cited: 2) (contributing author)

19) McFarlane, C.R.M. and Luo, Y. (2012) U-Pb geochronology using 193nm excimer LA-ICP-MS optimized for in-situ accessory mineral dating in thin sections. Geoscience Canada: Analytical Techniques Series, 39, 158-172. (times cited: 11)

20) Pal, D.C., Chaudhuri, T., McFarlane, C.R.M., Mukherjee, A., Sarangi, A.K. (2011) Mineral chemistry and in-situ dating of allanite, and geochemistry of its host rocks in the Bagjata uranium mine, Singhbhum shear zone, India – implications for the chemical evolution of REE mineralization and mobilization.  Economic Geology, 106, 1155-1171. (times cited: 10) (contributing author)

21) McFarlane, C.R.M., Mavrogenes, J., Lentz, D., King, K., Allibone, A., Holcombe, R.  (2011) Geology and intrusion-related affinity of the Morila Au Mine, southeast Mali.  Economic Geology, 106, 727-750. (times cited: 5)

22) Fisher, C.F., McFarlane C.R.M., Hanchar, J.M., Schmitz, M.D., Sylvester, P.J., Lam, R., Longerich, H.P. (2011)  Sm-Nd isotope systematics by Laser Ablation-MultiCollector-Inductively Coupled Plasma Mass Spectrometry: Methods and potential natural and synthetic reference materials . Chemical Geology 284, 1-20. (times cited: 20) (co-author).

Papers Presented at Professional and Technical Meetings (last 5 years; *invited) 

Butler, S., Mohammedi, N., McFarlane, C. (2016) U-Pb geochronology of the southern part of the Saint George Batholith, including the Late Devonian Mount Douglas multiphase intrusion, southwestern N.B: preliminary results. Atlantic Geoscience Society 42nd Colloquium, Program with Abstracts, p. 14.

Paslawski, L., Anderson, A.J., McFarlane, C.R.M., Boucher, B., (2016) Boron concentrations in spodumene-hosted fluid inclusions from the Tanco pegmatite, Manitoba. Atlantic Geoscience Society 42nd Colloquium, Program with Abstracts, p. 39.

Boucher, B.M., McFarlane, C.R.M. (2016) Creating a glass fusion method for determining trace element composition of rock powders using LA-ICP-MS: A preliminary evaluation. Atlantic Geoscience Society 42nd Colloquium, Program with Abstracts, p. 12.

McFarlane, C.R.M. (2016) Constraining cooling histories of the Pokiok Batholith, New Brunswick, using combined zircon, allanite, titanite, and apatite U-Pb geochronology from the Hartfield tonalite. Atlantic Geoscience Society 42nd Colloquium, Program with Abstracts, p. 35.

McCarron, T., McFarlane, C.R.M., Gaidies, F., (2016) P-T path of metamorphism for a garnet-zone schist in the western Cape Breton Highlands. Atlantic Geoscience Society 42nd Colloquium, Program with Abstracts, p. 34.

Keighley, D., McFarlane, C.R.M. (2015) YREE, Th and U enrichment associated with biogenic material in phosphatic oil shale, Green River Formation, Utah, USA. P. Goldschmidt Abstracts, 2015 1542

Mohammadi N., Lentz D., Thorne, K., McFarlane, C. (2015) Geochemical Comparison of the Mount Douglas Granite and the Oldest Phase of the Mount Pleasant Granophile Deposit System. Goldschmidt Abstracts, 2015 2161.

Kelly, C., Schneider, D., McFarlane, C., Jackson, S. (2015) LA-ICP-MS Approaches to Depth-Profiling and Chemical Mapping of Unpolished Zircon. Goldschmidt Abstracts, 2015 1550.

Soltani Dehnavi, A., Lentz, D.R., McFarlane, C.R.M. (2015) Pyrite: Fool’s Gold or Not? Insights into the VMS Deposits of the Bathurst Mining Camp and Potential Use as Vectoring Tool in Exploration of VMS Deposits. Goldschmidt Abstracts, 2015 2945.

*McFarlane, C.R.M. (2015) Ablation cells - what are the general features that are desirable for LA-ICPMS and why? North American Laser Ablation Workshop, May 27-28, Austin TX – invited plenary lecture

*McFarlane, C.R.M. (2015) Exploring the bounds of glass standardization for U-Pb geochronology by 193nm LA-ICP-MS. North American Laser Ablation Workshop, May 27-28, Austin TX – invited plenary lecture

Hanley, J., Whattam, J., Cottreau-Robins, C., McFarlane C.R.M., Stewart, W.B., Sanders, M. (2015) The Geochemical Provenance of Pre-Contact Copper Artifacts from the Gaspereau Lake Area, Nova Scotia: Analytical Approaches, Challenges and Interpretation. AGU-GAC-MAC-CGU Joint Assembly, Montreal May 3-7, Abstract Listings p. 166.

Hanley, J., Hodge, G., Cottreau-Robins, C., McFarlane, C.R.M., Layne, G.D., Stewart, W.B., Sanders, M., (2015). Constraints on the Geochemical Provenance of Refined Copper and Brass Artifacts from the Gaspereau Lake Area, King’s County, Nova Scotia:Insights into the Metallurgical and Trace Element Systematics of European Contact-era Trade Alloys. AGU-GAC-MAC-CGU Joint Assembly, Montreal May 3-7, Abstract Listings p. 168.

Soltani Dehnavi, A., Lentz, D., McFarlane, C.R.M. (2015) Trace element systematics of footwall and hanging wall alteration associated with volcanogenic massive sulfide deposits of the Bathurst Mining Camp, Canada: developing LA-ICP-MS methodology for phyllosilicates and its application as geochemical vectoring tool in exploration. AGU-GAC-MAC-CGU Joint Assembly, Montreal May 3-7, Abstract Listings p. 294

Soltani Dehnavi, A., McFarlane, C.R.M., Lentz, D. (2015) White mica chemistry by in-situ LA-ICP-MS techniques: variation of volatile trace elements and its application in VMS deposit exploration. AGU-GAC-MAC-CGU Joint Assembly, Montreal May 3-7, Abstract Listings p. 301.

Pandur, K., Ansdell, K.M., McFarlane, C.R.M., Hanchar, J.M., Harper, C.T. (2015) In situ U-Pb geochronology, Hf and Sm-Nd isotopic characteristics of zircon, titanite, apatite and monazite from the Hoidas Lake REE mineralization, northern Saskatchewan, Canada. AGU-GAC-MAC-CGU Joint Assembly, Montreal May 3-7, Abstract Listings p. 309.

Kelly, C.J., Schneider, D.A., McFarlane, C.R.M., Jackson, S. (2015) Insights into the analysis of micrometre thin rims using LA-ICP-MS depth profile and grain mapping of unpolished crystals. AGU-GAC-MAC-CGU Joint Assembly, Montreal May 3-7, Abstract Listings p. 547.

*McFarlane, C.R.M. (2014). Non-matrix matching LA-ICP-MS U-Pb geochronology revisited using fast sampling and dynamic laser conditions.  14th Quadrennial IAGOD Symposium 2014, August 19-22, Kunming China. Keynote talk.

Azadbakht, Z., Lentz, D.R., McFarlane, C., (2014). Using Biotite Chemistry as a Monitor of Magma Fertility and Mineralization Potential in Granitoids of New Brunswick Area. Mineral Exploration Round up (Round Up 2014); British Columbia, Canada.

Azadbakht, Z., Lentz, D.R., McFarlane, C., (2014). Biotite Chemistry as a Monitor of Magma Fertility and Mineralisation Potential: Results From the Devonian Granitoids of New Brunswick. Atlantic Geoscience society Colloquium (AGS 2014); Nova Scotia, Canada.

Azadbakht, Z., Lentz, D.R., McFarlane, C., (2014). Biotite Chemistry as a Monitor of Magma Fertility and Mineralisation Potential: Results From the Devonian Granitoids of New Brunswick. Prospector and Developers Association of Canada (PDAC 2014); Ontario, Canada.

Soltani Dehnavi, A., Lentz, D.R., and McFarlane, C.R.M. (2014), Interpreting volatile trace-element signatures in volcanogenic massive sulfide deposits of the Bathurst Mining Camp, Canada: Evidence from a LA-ICP-MS study on sulfide minerals, Goldschmidt conference, Sacramento, US, June 2014 [Poster, Published Abstract].

Azadbakht, Z., Lentz, D. and McFarlane, C.R.M. (2014) Using biotite composition of the Devonian Lake George granodiorite, New Brunswick, as a Proxy for Magma Fertility and Differentiation in W-Mo-Au-Sb Mineralized Magmatic Hydrothermal Systems. GAC-MAC Annual Meeting, May 19-22, Fredericton.

Azadbakht, Z., Lentz, D. and McFarlane, C. (2014) Magmatic mica and its potential as an indicator of magma fertility in the granitoids of New Brunswick. GAC-MAC Annual Meeting, May 19-22, Fredericton

Bogatu, A., Gagnon, É., Schneider, D.A., and McFarlane, C.R.M. (2014). Timing and geochemical signatures of metasomatism along the Grenvillian Heney Shear Zone, Mont Laurier terrane, Quebec. GAC-MAC Annual Meeting, May 19-22, Fredericton.

Hu, H., Li, J.W., Luo, Y., Zhao, X.F., Deng, X.D., McFarlane, C.R.M. (2014) Titanite as a record of magma mixing in the Mangling granitoid pluton, Eastern Qingling Orogen, China: Textural, geochronological, and geochemical evidence. GAC-MAC Annual Meeting, May 19-22, Fredericton.

LaFlamme, C., Lentz, D., Corrigan, D. and McFarlane, C (2014) Petrology, geochemistry, and geochronology of the granitic pegmatite-aplite dykes and sills of the Repulse Bay block, Melville Peninsula, Nunavut. GAC-MAC Annual Meeting, May 19-22, Fredericton.

LaFlamme, C.K., McFarlane, C.R.M. and Corrigan, D. (2014) Neoarchean mantle-derived magmatism within the Repulse Bay block, Melville Peninsula, Nunavut: Implications for Archean crustal extraction and cratonization. GAC-MAC Annual Meeting, May 19-22, Fredericton.

Lajoie, M-E.L. Kelly, C., Schneider, D.A.S., McFarlane, C.R.M.,and Jackson, S (2014) Isotopic and chemical alteration of zircon crystals by hydrothermal fluids within the Horseshoe Greenstone Belt (Superior Province) using trace element and U-Pb depthprofiling techniques. GAC-MAC Annual Meeting, May 19-22, Fredericton.

Lang, J.R., Duncan, R., Lentz, D., Zhang, W., Bustard, A., McFarlane, C.R.M., and Thorne, K (2014) Geological and structural controls on hydrothermal alteration and W-Mo mineralization in the Sisson deposit, New Brunswick. GAC-MAC Annual Meeting, May 19-22, Fredericton.

Lentz, C.P.E., McFarlane, C.R.M., and Thorne, K (2014) Petrogenesis of the Early Devonian Lake George auriferous polymetallic system, southwestern New Brunswick: Evidence from LA ICP-MS analyses and in situ sulphur isotopes. GAC-MAC Annual Meeting, May 19-22, Fredericton.

McCarron, T., McFarlane, C.R.M., and Gaidies, F. (2014) Timing of high-grade Grenvillian metamorphism in southeastern Ontario from in-situ monazite trace element geochemistry and U-Pb geochronology. GAC-MAC Annual Meeting, May 19-22, Fredericton.

McCarron, T., Gaidies, F., and McFarlane, C.R.M. (2014) Quantifying timescales and rates of Grenvillian metamorphism: Coupling garnet growth modeling and in situ monazite geochronology. GAC-MAC Annual Meeting, May 19-22, Fredericton.

McFarlane, C.R.M. (2014) Hydrothermal resetting of U-Pb ages in zircon, monazite, titanite, and allanite at ca. 1000 Ma in the Belt-Purcell Supergroup in southeast British Columbia. GAC-MAC Annual Meeting, May 19-22, Fredericton.

Millette, A.L., Skipton, D.R., Schneider, D.A., Jackson, S., and McFarlane, C.R.M. (2014) Geochronology and geochemistry via SIMS and LA-ICPMS depth-profiling: Results from the Trans-Hudson orogen, Baffin Island, Nunavut. GAC-MAC Annual Meeting, May 19-22, Fredericton.

Palmer, E.M., McFarlane, C.R.M., Lentz, D.R., and Falck, H. (2014) Gold mineralization in the Cantung W-skarn deposit, Northwest Territories: An examination of distribution, mineralogy, and petrogenesis. GAC-MAC Annual Meeting, May 19-22, Fredericton.

Pandur, K., Ansdell, K.M., Harper, C.T., and McFarlane, C.R.M. (2014) Age constraints on the Hoidas Lake REE mineralization, northern Saskatchewan, Canada, using U-Pb laser ablation ICP-MS geochronology. GAC-MAC Annual Meeting, May 19-22, Fredericton.

Sánchez-Mora, D., Lentz, D.R., McFarlane, C.R.M., and Walker, J.A. (2014) Geochemical composition, structure, stratigraphy, and U-Pb geochronology of theWilliams Brook area, Tobique-Chaleur zone northern New Brunswick: Implications for interpreting geotectonic setting and formation of gold mineralization. GAC-MAC Annual Meeting, May 19-22, Fredericton.

Sánchez-Mora, D.,Lentz, D.R., McFarlane, C.R.M., and Walker, J.A. (2014) Petrogenesis of the low sulfidation gold mineralization on the Williams Brook area, Tobique-Chaleur zone, New Brunswick: Mineral-chemical and stable isotopic evidence. GAC-MAC Annual Meeting, May 19-22, Fredericton.

Soltani Dehnavi, A., McFarlane, C.R.M., Lentz, D.R., McClenaghan, S. (2014) Variation in sulphide mineral chemistry in massive sulphide deposits, Bathurst Mining Camp, Canada: Implication for measuring volatile trace-elements by LA-ICP-MS and its application as a vectoring tool for the exploration of VMS deposits. GAC-MAC Annual Meeting, May 19-22, Fredericton.

Soltani Dehnavi, A., Lentz, D.R., McFarlane, C.R.M., and McClenaghan, S.H. (2014) LA-ICP-MS trace-element study of pyrite from massive sulphide deposits of the Bathurst Mining Camp, Canada: Determination of volatile trace-element contents in pyrite and its application as a vectoring tool for the exploration of VMS deposits. GAC-MAC Annual Meeting, May 19-22, Fredericton.

White, T., Lentz, D., McFarlane C. (2014) Petrologic and geochemical examination of the Early Devonian, Evandale porphyry Cu-Mo-(Au) deposit, southern New Brunswick: Geothermobarometric analysis of petrogenesis. GAC-MAC Annual Meeting, May 19-22, Fredericton.

Zhang, W., Lentz, D.R., McFarlane, C, Stern, R., and Thorne, K (2014) Cathodoluminescence, trace element and oxygen isotope study of quartz from the felsic intrusive rocks at the Sisson Brook W-Mo-Cu deposit, west-central New Brunswick. GAC-MAC Annual Meeting, May 19-22, Fredericton.

*McFarlane, C.R.M.(2014)  “Recent advances in 193nm laser ablation-ICP-MS: characteristics of sensitivity, stability, and efficiency” 31st Nordic Geological Winter Meeting, Lund Sweden, January 8-10, 2014.

Azadbakht, Z., Lentz, D.R., McFarlane, C., (2013). Magma Fertility and Mineralization Potential Based on Ferromagnesian Phase Compositions in Devonian Granites from New Brunswick, Canada: EPMA and Laser Ablation ICP-MS Composition Systematics. Society of Economic geology (SEG 2013); British Colombia, Canada.

Azadbakht, Z., Lentz, D.R., McFarlane, C., (2013). Magmatic Mica Trace-Element and Halogen Chemistry as a Monitor of Metal Fertility in Devonian Intrusions in the New Brunswick Appalachians. Department of Energy and Mines, Minerals & Petroleum Development (EMP 2013); New Brunswick, Canada.

Azadbakht, Z., Lentz, D.R., McFarlane, C., (2013). Halogen, Major- and Trace-Element Composition of Biotite From the Devonian Lake George Granodiorite, New Brunswick: a Case Study of a W-Mo-Au-Sb Mineralized Magmatic Hydrothermal System. Department of Energy and Mines, Minerals & Petroleum Development (EMP 2013); New Brunswick, Canada.

Daniel, C., Jones, J.V. III, Reid, M.M., Toft, M.E., Wallace, D., McFarlane, C.(2013) New U-Pb zircon age constraints for ca. 1520 to 1450 Ma sedimentation and volcanism in the southwestern United States and some thoughts about the proposed ca. 1480-1400 Ma Picuris Orogeny. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs. Vol. 45, No. 7, p.462

Toft, M.E., Gray, M, Daniel, C.G., and McFarlane, C. (2013) Evidence and context for the first occurrence of Mesoproterozoic ca. 1450 Ma rhyolite magmatism in the southwest, Marquenas Formation, Picuris mountains, New Mexico, USA.  GSA Annual Meeting, Denver, Session Number 264 titled “T257. Regional to Global Perspectives on the Formation, Assembly, and Tectonic Evolution of Western North America from the Neoarchean through the Mesoproterozoic. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs. Vol. 45, No. 7, p.623

Wallace, D.P., Daniel, C.G., McFarlane, C.R.M. (2013) Detrital zircon evidence for mixing of Mazatzal Province age detritus with Yavapai (ca. 1700-1740 Ma) and older detritus in the ca. 1650 Ma Mazatzal Province of central New Mexico. GSA Annual Meeting, Denver, Session Number 264 titled “T257. Regional to Global Perspectives on the Formation, Assembly, and Tectonic Evolution of Western North America from the Neoarchean through the Mesoproterozoic (Posters)

Reid, M.M., Daniel, C.G., McFarlane, C.R.M. (2013) Evidence for ca. 1520 Ma metatuff  in the Pilar Formation, Picuris mountains, northern New Mexico, USA.  GSA Annual Meeting, Denver, Session Number 264 titled “T257. Regional to Global Perspectives on the Formation, Assembly, and Tectonic Evolution of Western North America from the Neoarchean through the Mesoproterozoic (Posters)

Bustard, A. Zhang, W., McFarlane, C.R.M. and Lentz, D. (2013) Tungsten Mineralization Processes at the Sisson Brook W-Mo-Cu deposit, Central New Brunswick: the Role of Formation of Titaniferous Phases at Reaction Fronts. Acta Geologica Sinica (English Edition), 87(supp.): 672-675.

Kelly, C.J., Schneider, D.A., Schmitt, A.K., McFarlane, C.R.M. (2013)“Dating fluid flow in Archean terranes: U-Pb age depth-profiles of zircon from the North Caribou greenstone belt, Canada.  GSA Annual Meeting, Denver CO, 27-30 October 2013.

Szwarc, T., Johnson, C., McFarlane, C.R.M. (2013) Interactions between axial and transverse drainage systems in the Cordilleran foreland basin: evidence from detrital zircons in the Straight Cliffs formation (Coniacian-Santonian) Souther Utah. AAPG Rocky Mountain Section Meeting, Salt Lake City, Utah, 19-26 September, 2013.

Soltani Dehnavi, A., McFarlane, C.R.M., and Lentz, D.R., (2013)  Sulfide mineral chemistry from the massive sulfide deposits of Bathurst Mining Camp, Canada: implication for volatile trace-elements distribution and developing the trace-element exploration vectoring tool. Exploration, Mining and Petroleum New Brunswick conference, Fredericton, NB, November 2013 [Poster, Published Abstract].

Soltani Dehnavi, A., McFarlane, C.R.M., McClenaghan, S.H., and Lentz, D.R., (2013)  In situ LA-ICP-MS of sulfide minerals in VMS deposits throughout the Bathurst Mining Camp, New Brunswick, Canada: volatile trace element contents and distribution with implications for their syngenetic to polyphase metamorphic history.  Society of Economic Geologists Geoscience for Discovery 2013, Whistler, Canada, September 24-27 2013. [Poster, ePoster, Published Abstract].

Anderson, M.O., Lentz, D., McFarlane, C.R.M., Falck, H. (2013) Trace-element geochemistry of muscovite as petrogenetic indications of pegmatite evolution in the Moose II lithium-tantalum pegmatite deposit, Northwest Territories, Canada.  GAC-MAC Annual Meeting, Winnipeg MB, 22-24 May 2013.

Duff, J., Hattori, K., Schneider, D., Biczok, J. and McFarlane, C. (2013) Timiskaming-type sedimentary rocks near the Musselwhite gold mine in the North Caribou greenstone belt, Western Superior Province of Canada.  GAC-MAC Annual Meeting, Winnipeg MB, 22-24 May 2013.

Ashton, K.E., Normand, C., Chi, G., LeGault, T. and McFarlane, C.R.M.  (2013) The Beaverlodge vein-type uranium deposits revisited.  GAC-MAC Annual Meeting, Winnipeg MB, 22-24 May 2013.

Zulu, J.D-S., McFarlane, C.R.M. and Lentz, D.R. (2013) Structural and metamorphic evolution of the Key Anacon Zn-Pb-Cu-Ag deposit, Bathurst Mining Camp, Canada. GAC-MAC Annual Meeting, Winnipeg MB, 22-24 May 2013.

McFarlane, C.R.M. and McKeough, M. (2013) Anatexis of phosphatic metalliferous shales as an ingredient in unusual pegmatite-hosted monazite-apatite-ilmenite occurrences.  GAC-MAC Annual Meeting, Winnipeg MB, 22-24 May 2013.

Laflamme, C., McFarlane, C.R.M., Corrigan, D. (2012) Timing constraints on the deep crustal residence and uplift of the Repulse Bay Block, Nunavut.  Annual V.M. Goldschmidt geochemistry conference, May 24-28, Montreal.

Luo, Y., McFarlane, C.R.M. (2012) Evaluation of Uncertainty Budgets of Pb and U Determinations in Glasses and Zircon at High Spatial Resolution.  Annual V.M. Goldschmidt geochemistry conference, May 24-28, Montreal.

Schneider, D.A., Van Lankvelt, A., Kalbfleisch, T., Duff, J., Hattori, K., McFarlane, C.R.M. (2012) Vertical vs horizontal Archean tectonics: a study of the North Caribou Greenstone Belt, NW Ontario. GAC-MAC Annual Meeting, St. John’s NFLD, 27-29 May 2012

Zhang, W., McFarlane, C.R.M., Lentz, D., (2013). Mineralogical, petrological, and petrogenetic analysis of felsic intrusive rocks at the Sisson Brook W-Mo-Cu deposit, west-central New Brunswick. Acta Geologica Sinica (English Edition), 87(supp.): 831-834.

Azadbakht, Z., Lentz, D.R., McFarlane, C., (2012) Major- and Trace-element Composition in Ferromagnesian Phases and Halogen Compositional Systematics in New Brunswick Granites: Monitors of Magma Fertility & Mineralization Potential. New Brunswick Department of Energy and Mines, Minerals & Petroleum Development (EMP 2012); New Brunswick, Canada.

Zhang, W., Lentz, D. Thorne, K.G., McFarlane, C.R.M. (2012) Biotite analysis of felsic intrusive rocks near the Sisson Brook W-Mo-Cu deposit, west-central New Brunswick. AGS Colloquium, Moncton, 3-4 February 2012.

Lentz, C., McFarlane, C.R.M., McClenaghan, S.H. (2012) Early Devonian regional-contact metamorphism in the Juniper region, central New Brunswick, Canada.  AGS Colloquium, Moncton, 3-4 February 2012.

Soltani Dehnavi, A., Lentz, D.R., and McFarlane, C., (2012), New insight into the massive sulfide deposits in the Bathurst Mining Camp, New Brunswick: implication for volatile element signatures like Cd, Sb, Tl, As, and Hg elements in massive sulfide, Exploration, Mining and Petroleum New Brunswick conference, Fredericton, NB, November 4-6, 2012 [Poster, Published Abstract].

White, C.R., Barr, S.M., Archibald, D.B., Voy, K.E., MacHattie, T.G., Escarraga, E.A., McFarlane, C.R.M. (2012) A new geological interpretation of the Antigonish Highlands, northern mainland Nova Scotia. AGS Colloquium, Moncton, 3-4 February 2012.

Laflamme, C., McFarlane, C.R.M., Corrigan, D. (2011) The Reuplse Bay Block: A window into the middle crust of a Proterozoic collisional orogeny.  Paper No. 201-9; Topical Session: From Nuna to Rodinia: Proterozoic Growth and Evolution of Laurentia. GSA Annual Meeting in Minneapolis, 9–12 October 2011 

*McFarlane, C.R.M. (2011) Constraining the timing of monazite growth in metapelitic leucosomes by monitoring melt saturation proxies in peritectic phases.  Paper No. 130-3, Topical Session: Monazite: the ultimate geologic record. GSA Annual Meeting in Minneapolis, 9–12 October 2011.

Anderson, M.O., Lentz, D., McFarlane, C.R.M., Falck, H (2011) Trace element geochemistry of micas by laser ablation ICP-MS in the Moose II lithium-tantalum pegmatite deposit, NWT.  Annual V.M. Goldschmidt Conference, Prague Czech Republic, August 14-19, 2011.

McFarlane, C.R.M. (2011) Source of Pb/U reverse discordance in monazite measured by quadrupole LA-ICP-MS. GAC-MAC Annual Meeting, Ottawa, May 24-27, 2011.

Beal, K-B, Lentz, D, McFarlane, C.R.M. (2011) Petrological, geochemical and petrogenetic analysis of the late-tectonic Grenvillian uraniferous Lac Turgeon Intrusive Complex, Quebec. GAC-MAC Annual Meeting, Ottawa, May 24-27, 2011.

Laflamme, C., McFarlane, C.R.M., Corrigan, D. (2011) New constraints on Paleoproterozoic metamorphism affecting the Repulse Bay block, Melville Peninsula, Nunavut: In situ LA-ICPMS from two generations of monazite growth.  GAC-MAC Annual Meeting, Ottawa, May 24-27, 2011.

Zulu, J.S., McFarlane, C.R.M., Lentz, D.R. (2011) Paleozoic tectono-thermal evolution of the Key Anacon Zn-Pb-Cu-Ag deposit, Bathurst Mining Camp, Canada, from pyrite microfabric and thermodynamic modelling of garnet. 37th Atlantic Geoscience Colloquium, Fredericton NB, February 11-12, 2011.

Zhang, W., Lentz, D.R., Thorne, K.G., McFarlane, C.R.M. (2011) Mineralogical, petrological, and petrogenetic analysis of felsic intrusive rocks at the Sisson Brook W-Mo-Cu deposit, west-central New Brunswick.  37th Atlantic Geoscience Colloquium, Fredericton NB, February 11-12, 2011.