PASSC Publications (2006-2017)

Deseta, N., Boonsue, S., Gibson, R.L. and Spray, J.G. (in press). Shock-induced kelyphite formation in the core of a complex impact crater. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology

Edwards, P. H.,  J. C. Bridges, R. Wiens, R. Anderson, D. Dyar, M. Fisk, L. Thompson, P. Gasda, J. Filiberto, S. P. Schwenzer, D. Blaney, I. Hutchinson, (in press). Basalt-Trachybasalt Samples from Gale Crater, Mars. Meteoritics and Planetary Science

Ehlmann, B.L., K.S. Edgett, B. Sutter, C.N. Achilles, M.L. Litvak, M.G.A. Lapotre, A.A. Fraeman2, R.E. Arvidson, D.F. Blake, N. T. Bridges, P.G. Conrad, A. Cousin, R.T. Downs, T. Gabriel, R. Gellert, V.E. Hamilton, C. Hardgrove, J.R. Johnson, S. Kuhn, P.R. Mahaffy, S. Maurice, M. McHenry, P.-Y. Meslin, D.W. Ming, M.E. Minitti, J.M. Morookian, R.V. Morris, C.D. O'Connell-Cooper, P.C. Pinet, S.K. Rowland, S. Schröder, K.L. Siebach, N.T. Stein, L. M. Thompson, D.T. Vaniman, A.R. Vasavada, D.F. Wellington, R.C. Wiens, A.S. Yen, (in press). Chemistry, Mineralogy, and Grain Properties at Namib and High Dunes, Bagnold Dune 4  Field, Gale Crater, Mars: A Synthesis of Curiosity Rover Observations. Journal of Geophysical Research, Planets 122, doi:10.1002/2017JE005267

Johnson, J. R., C. Achilles, J. F. Bell III, S. Bender, E. Cloutis, B. Ehlmann, A.  Fraeman, O.  Gasnault, V. E. Hamilton, S. Le Mouélic, S. Maurice, P. Pinet, L. Thompson, D. Wellington and R. C. Wiens, (in press). Visible/near-infrared spectral diversity from in situ observations of the Bagnold Dune Field sands in Gale Crater, Mars, Journal of Geophysical Research, Planets 122, doi:10.1002/2016JE005187

O’Connell-Cooper, C.D., Spray, J.G., Thompson, L.M., Gellert, R., Berger, J.A., Boyd, N.I., Desouza, E.D., Perrett, G.M., Schmidt, M. and VanBommel, S.J. (in press). APXS-derived chemistry of the Bagnold dune sands: Comparison with Gale crater soils and the global Martian average. Journal of Geophysical Research: Planets 122, doi:10.1002/2017/JE005268.

Spray, J.G. and Boonsue, S. (in press). Quartz-coesite-stishovite relations in shocked metaquartzites from the Vredefort impact structure, South Africa. Meteoritics and Planetary Science

Sutter, B.,  A.C. McAdam, P.R. Mahaffy, D.W. Ming, K.S. Edgett, E.B. Rampe,  J.L. Eigenbrode, H.B. Franz, C. Freissinet, J.P. Grotzinger, A. Steele, C.H. House , P.D. Archer, C.A. Malespin, R. Navarro-González, J.C. Stern, J.F. Bell, F.J. Calef, R. Gellert, D.P.Glavin, L.M. Thompson, A.S. Yen, and the MSL Science Team, (in press). Evolved Gas Analyses of Sedimentary Rocks and Eolian Sediment in Gale Crater, Mars: 2 Results of the Curiosity Rover’s Sample Analysis at Mars (SAM) Instrument from 3 Yellowknife Bay to the Namib Dune. Journal of Geophysical Research, Planets 122, doi: 10.1002/2016JE005225

Berger, J. A., M. E. Schmidt,  R. Gellert, N. Boyd, J. L., E. Desouza, R. L. Flemming, M. R. M. Izawa, D. W Ming, G.M. Perrett, E. B. Rampe, L. M. Thompson, S. VanBommel , A. S. Yen, (2017) Zinc and Germanium in Sedimentary Rocks in Gale Crater on Mars Indicate Hydrothermal Enrichment Followed by Diagenetic Fractionation. Journal of Geophysical Research, Planets, 122, 1747-1772. doi:10.1002/2017JE005290

Frydenvang, J., P.J. Gasda, J.A. Hurowitz, J.P. Grootzinger, R.C. Wiens, H.E. Newsom, K.S. Edgett, J. Watkins, J.C. Bridges, S. Maurice, M.R. Fisk, B.L. Ehlmann, J.R. Johnson, W. Rapin, N.T. Stein, S.M. Clegg, S.P. Schwenzer, C.C. Bedford, P. Edwards, N. Mangold, A. Cousin, R.B. Anderson, V. Payré, D. Vaniman, D.F. Blake, N.L. Lanza, S. Gupta, J. Van Beek, V. Sautter, P.-Y. Meslin, M. Rice, R. Milliken, R. Gellert, L. Thompson, B.C. Clark, D.Y. Sumner, A.A. Fraeman, K.M. Kinch, M.B. Madsen, I.G. Mitrofanov, I. Jun, F. Calef, A.R. Vasavada, 2017. Diagenetic silica enrichment and late-stage groundwater activity in Gale crater, Mars. Geophysical Research Letters 44(10):4716-4724, doi:10.1002/2017GL073323

Jean-Luc Josset, J. – L., Westall, F., Hofamnn, B.A., Spray, J.G., Cockell, C., Kempe, S., Griffiths, A. D., De Sanctis, M.C., Colangeli, L., Koschny, D., Follmi, K., Verrachia, E., Diamond, L., Josset, M., Javaux, E. J., Esposito, F., Gunn, M., Souchon-Leitner, A. L., Bontognali, T.R.R., Korablev, O., Erkman, S., Paar, G., Ulamec, S., Foucher, F., Martin, P., Verhaeghe, A., Tanevski, M. and Vago, J.L. 2017. The Close-Up Imager onboard the ESA ExoMars Rover: Objectives, description, operations and science validation activities. Astrobiology 17, 595-611.

Rampe, E.B., D.W. Ming, D.F. Blake, T.F. Bristow, S.J. Chipera, J.P. Grotzinger, R.V. Morris,S.M. Morrison, D.T. Vaniman, A.S. Yen, C.N. Achilles, P.I. Craig, D.J. Des Marais, R.T. Downs,J.D. Farmer, K.V. Fendrich, R. Gellert, R.M. Hazen, L.C. Kah, J.M. Morookian, T.S. Peretyazhko, P. Sarrazin, A.H. Treiman, J.A. Berger, J. Eigenbrode, A.G. Fairén, r, O. Forni, S. Gupta, J.A. Hurowitz, N.L. Lanza, M.E. Schmidt, K. Siebach, B. Sutter, L.M. Thompson, 2017. Mineralogy of an ancient lacustrine mudstone succession from the Murray formation, Gale crater, Mars. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 471:172-185, doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2017.04.021

Siebach, K.L., M.B. Baker, J.P. Grotzinger, S.M. McLennan, R. Gellert, L.M. Thompson, and J.A. Hurowitz, 2017. Sorting out compositional trends in sedimentary rocks of the Bradbury Group (Aeolus Palus), Gale crater, Mars, Journal of Geophysical Research Planets, 122(2):295-328, doi:10.1002/2016JE005195

Thompson, L.M. and Spray, J.G. 2017. Dynamic interaction between impact melt and fragmented basement at Manicouagan: The suevite connection. Meteoritics and Planetary Science 52. 1300-1329.

VanBommel, S.J., R. Gellert, J.A. Berger, L.M. Thompson, K.S. Edgett, M.J. McBride, M.E. Minitti, N.I. Boyd, and J.L. Campbell, 2017. Modeling and mitigation of sample relief effects applied to chemistry measurements by the Mars Science Laboratory Alpha Particle X-ray Spectrometer, X-Ray Spectrometry, doi:10.1002/xrs.2755

Yen, A.S., D.W. Ming, D.T. Vaniman, R. Gellert, D.F. Blake, R.V. Morris, S.M. Morrison, T.F. Bristow, S.J. Chipera, K.S. Edgett, A.H. Treiman, B.C. Clark, R.T. Downs, J.D. Farmer, J.P. Grotzinger, E.B. Rampe, M.E. Schmidt, B. Sutter, L.M. Thompson, 2017. Multiple stages of aqueous alteration along fractures in mudstone and sandstone strata in Gale Crater, Mars. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 471:186-198, doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2017.04.033

Lanza, N.L., R.C. Wiens, R.E. Arvidson, B.C Clark, W.W. Fischer, R. Gellert, J.P. Grotzinger, J.A. Hurowtiz, S.M. McLennan, R.V. Morris, M.S. Rice, J.F. Bell III, J.A. Berger, D.L. Blaney, N.T. Bridges, F. Calef III, J.L. Campbell, S.M. Clegg, A. Cousin, K.S. Edgett, C. Fabre, M.R. Fisk, O. Forni, J. Frydenvang, K.R. Hardy, C. Hardgrove, J.R. Johnson, J. Lasue, S. Le Mouèlic, M.C. Malin, N. Mangold, J. Martín-Torres, S. Maurice, M.J. McBride, D.W. Ming, H.E. Newsom, A.M. Ollila, V. Sautter, S. Schröder, L.M. Thompson, A.H. Treiman, S. VanBommel, D.T. Vaniman, and M.-P. Zorzano (2016) Oxidation of manganese in an ancient aquifer, Kimberley formation, Gale crater, Mars, Geophysical Research Letters, 43(14): 7398-7407, doi:10.1002/2016GL069109.

Thompson, L.M., M.E. Schmidt, J.G. Spray, J.A. Berger, A.G. Fairén, J.L. Campbell, G.M. Perrett, N. Boyd, R. Gellert, I. Pradler, and S.J. VanBommel (2016).  Potassium-rich sandstones within the Gale impact crater, Mars: The APXS perspective, Journal of Geophysical research Planets, 121, doi:10.1002/2016JE005055, in press.

Biren, M.B, van Soest, M., Wartho, J.-A., Hodges, K.V. and Spray, J.G., 2016. Diachroneity of the Clearwater West and Clearwater East impact structures indicated by the (U-Th)/He dating method. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 453: 55-56.

Spray, J.G. 2016. Lithification mechanisms for planetary regoliths: The glue that binds. Annual Review of Earth and Planetary Sciences 44, 139-174.

S.P. Schwenzer, J.C. Bridges, R.C. Wiens, P.G. Conrad, S.P.Kelley, R. Leveille, N. Mangold, Javier Martín-Torres, A. McAdam, H. Newsom, M. P. Zorzano, W. Rapin, J. Spray, A. H. Treiman, F. Westall, A. G. Fairén, and P.-Y. Meslin 2016 Fluids During Diagenesis and Sulfate Vein Formation in Sediments at Gale Crater, Mars, Meteoritics and Planetary Science pp. 1-28, doi:10.1111/maps.12668

Berger, J.A., M.E. Schmidt, R. Gellert, J.L. Campbell, P.L. King, R.L. Flemming, D.W. Ming, B.C. Clark, I. Pradler, S.J.V. VanBommel, M.E. Minitti, A.G. Fairén, N.I. Boyd, L.M. Thompson, G.M. Perrett, B.E. Elliott, and E. Desouza, 2016. A global Mars dust composition refined by the Alpha Particle X-ray Spectrometer in Gale Crater, Geophysical Research Letters, 43(1):67-75, doi:10.1002/2015GL066675

Eitel, E., Gilder, S.A., Spray, J.G., Thompson, L.M. and Pohl, J. 2016. A paleomagnetic and rock magnetic study of the Manicouagan impact structure: Implications for crater formation and geodynamo effects. Journal of Geophysical Research (Solid Earth), doi: 10.1002/2015JB012577.

N. Mangold, L. M. Thompson, O. Forni, C. Fabre, L. Le Deit, R. C. Wiens, A. J. Williams, R. Williams, R. B. Anderson, D. L. Blaney, F. Calef, A. Cousin, S. M. Clegg, G. Dromart, W. E. Dietrich, K. S. Edgett, M. R. Fisk, O. Gasnault, R. Gellert, J. P. Grotzinger, L. Kah, S. Le Mouélic, S. M. McLennan, S. Maurice, P.-Y. Meslin, H. E. Newsom, M. C. Palucis, W. Rapin, V. Sautter, K. L. Siebach, K. Stack, D. Sumner, A. Yingst 2016. Composition of conglomerates analyzed by the Curiosity rover: Implications for Gale Crater crust and sediment sources. Journal of Geophysical Research (Planets), 121, 353-387. doi: 10.1002/2015JE004977.

Treiman, A.H., Bish, D.L., Vaniman, D.T., Chipera, S.J., Blake, D.F., Ming, D.W., Morris, R.V., Bristow, T.F., Morrison, S.M., Baker, M.B., Rampe, E.B., Downs, R.T., Filiberto, J., Glazner, A.F., Gellert, R., Thompson, L.M., Schmidt, M.E., Le Deit, L., Wiens, R.C., McAdams, A.M., Achilles, C.N., Edgett, K.E., Farmer, J.D., Fendrich, K.V., Grotzinger, J.P., Gupta, S., Morookian, J.M., Megan E. Newcombe, M.E., Rice, M.S., Spray, J.G., Stolper, E.M., Sumner D.Y., Vasavada, A.R., Yen, A.S. 2016.  Mineralogy, provenance, and diagenesis of a potassic basaltic sandstone on Mars: CheMin X-ray diffraction of the Windjana sample (Kimberley area, Gale Crater). Journal of Geophysical Research (Planets),  doi: 10.1002/2015JE004932.

S. J. VanBommel, R. Gellert, J. A. Berger, J. L. Campbell, L. M. ThompsonK. S. Edgett, M. J. McBride, M. E. Minitti, I. Pradler and N. I. Boyd 2016. Deconvolution of distinct lithology chemistry through oversampling with the Mars Science Laboratory Alpha Particle X-Ray Spectrometer. X-ray Spectrometry, 45(3), 155-161. DOI: 10.1002/xrs.2681

Newsom, H.E., Mangold, N., Kah, L., Willliams, J.M., Arvidson, R.E., Stein, S., Ollila, A.M., Bridges, J.C., Schwenzer, S.P., King, P.L., Grant, J.A., Pinet, P., Bridges, N.T, Calef, F., Wiens, R.C., Spray, J.G., Vaniman, D.T., Elston, W.E., Berger, J., Garvin, J.B., Palucis, M.C. and the MSL Science Team. 2015. Gale crater and impact processes – Curiosity’s first 364 sols on Mars. Icarus 249, 108-128.

Schneider, M., Vincent, G., Hogan, J.D. and Spray, J.G. 2014. The use of a railgun facility for dynamic fracture of brittle materials. Proceedings of the 17th Electromagnetic Launch Technology (EML) International Symposium. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 1-5. doi: 10.1109/EML.2014.6920682.

Hogan, J.D., Rogers, R.J. and Spray, J.G. 2014. Deformation quantification in steel plates following impact at a velocity of 2.6 km/s. Journal of Physics: Conference Series 500, 112033, 1-6.

Biren, M.B, van Soest, M., Wartho, J.-A. and Spray, J.G. 2014. Dating the cooling of exhumed central uplifts of impact structures by the (U-Th)/He method: A case study at Manicouagan. Chemical Geology, 377, 56-71.

Campbell, J.L., P.L. King, L. Burkemper, J.A. Berger, R. Gellert, N.I. Boyd, G.M. Perrett, I. Pradler, L. Thompson, K.S. Edgett, and R.A. Yingst, 2014. The Mars Science Laboratory APXS calibration target: Comparison of Martian measurements with the terrestrial calibration, Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section B, 323:49-58, doi:10.1016/j.nimb.2014.01.011

Schmidt, M.E., J.L. Campbell, R. Gellert, G.M. Perrett, A.H. Treiman, D.L. Blaney, A. Ollila, F.J. Calef III, L. Edgar, B.E. Elliott, J. Grotzinger, J. Hurowitz, P.L. King, M.E. Minitti, V. Sautter, K. Stack, J.A. Berger, J.C. Bridges, B.L. Ehlmann, O. Forni, L.A. Leshin, K.W. Lewis, S.M. McLennan, D.W. Ming, H. Newsom, I. Pradler, S.W. Squyres, E.M. Stolper, L. Thompson, S. VanBommel, and R.C. Wiens, 2014. Geochemical diversity in first rocks examined by the Curiosity rover in Gale crater: Evidence for and significance of an alkali and volatile-rich igneous source, Journal of Geophysical Research Planets, 119(1):64-81, doi:10.1002/2013JE004481

Hogan, J.D., Spray, J.G., Rogers, R.J., Vincent, G. and Schneider, M. 2014. Impact failure of planetary materials: Lateral field ejecta measurements using particle image velocimetry. Experimental Mechanics, 54, 665-675.

Martis, C.J., Putatunda, S.K., Boileau, J. and Spray, J.G. 2014. The static and dynamic mechanical properties of a new low-carbon, low-alloy austempered steel. Materials Science & Engineering A, 589, 280-287.

Hogan, J.D., Vincent, G., Rogers R.J., Spray, J.G. and Schneider, M. 2014. Debris field kinetics during the dynamic fragmentation of polyphase natural ceramic blocks: Ejecta measurements and damage modes. Experimental Mechanics, 54, 211-228.

Hogan, J.D., Spray, J.G., Rogers, R.J., Vincent, G. and Schneider, M. 2013c. Dynamic fragmentation of planetary materials: Sub-hypervelocity ejecta measurements and velocity scaling. Planetary and Space Science, 87, 66-77.

Hogan, J.D., Spray, J.G., Rogers, R.J., Vincent, G. and Schneider, M. 2013b. Dynamic fragmentation of planetary materials: Ejecta length quantification and semi-analytical modelling. International Journal of Impact Engineering, 62, 219-228.

Hogan, J.D., Spray. J.G., Rogers, R.J., Vincent, G. and Schneider, M. 2013a. Dynamic fragmentation of natural ceramic tiles: ejecta measurements and kinetic consequences. International Journal of Impact Engineering, 58, 1-16.

Hogan, J.D., Costillo, J.A., Rawle, A., Spray, J.G., and Rogers, R.J. 2013. Automated microscopy and particle size analysis of dynamic fragmentation in natural ceramics. International Journal of Engineering Fracture Mechanics, 98, 80-91.

Hogan, J.D., Rogers, R.J., Spray, J.G. and Boonsue, S. 2012. Fracture and fragmentation of quartz and albite during single-diamond sliding-point contact. International Journal of Engineering Fracture Mechanics 96, 165-178.

Hogan, J.D., Boonsue, S., Spray, J.G. and Rogers, R.J. 2012. Micro-scale deformation of gypsum during micro-indentation loading. International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Mining Sciences, 54, 140-149.

O'Connell-Cooper, C.D., Dickin, A.P. and Spray, J.G. 2012. The Manicouagan impact melt sheet: Evidence for isotopic homogenization with limited assimilation. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 335-336, 48-58.

Boonsue, S. and Spray, J.G. 2012. Shock-induced phase transformations in melt pockets within martian meteorite NWA 4468. Spectroscopy Letters, 45:2, 127-134.

Hogan, J.D., Rogers, R.J., Spray, J.G., Boonsue, S. 2012. Dynamic fragmentation of granite for impact energies of 6-28 Joules. International Journal of Engineering Fracture Mechanics, 78, 103-125. doi:10.1016/j.engfracmech.2011.10.006.

Hudgins, J.A., Spray, J.G. and Hawkes, C.D. 2011. Element diffusion rates in lunar granulitic breccias: Evidence for contact metamorphism on the Moon. American Mineralogist, 96, 1673-1685. doi: 10.2138/am.2011.3640.

Thomson, S.D., Dickin, A.P. and Spray, J.G. 2011. Nd isotope mapping of Grenvillian crustal terranes in the vicinity of the Manicougan Impact Structure. Precambrian Research, 191, 184-193.

Hogan, J.D., Spray. J.G., Rogers, R.J., Boonsue, S., Vincent, G. and Schneider, M. 2011. Micro-scale energy dissipation mechanisms during fracture in natural polyphase ceramic blocks. International Journal of Impact Engineering, 38, 931-939.

Hudgins, J.A., Kelley, S.P., Korotev, R.L. and Spray, J.G. 2011. Mineralogy, geochemistry and 40Ar/39Ar geochronology of lunar granulitic breccia NWA 3163 and paired stones: Comparisons with Apollo samples. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 75, 2865-2881.

O'Connell-Cooper, C.D. and Spray, J.G. 2011. Geochemistry of the impact-generated melt sheet at Manicouagan: Evidence for fractional crystallization. Journal of Geophysical Research (Solid Earth), 116, B06204, doi:10.1029/2010JB008084.

van Soest, M.C., Hodges, K.V., Wartho, J.-A., Biren, M.B., Monteleone, B.D., Ramezani, J., Spray, J.G. and Thompson L.M. 2011. (U-Th)/He dating of terrestrial impact structures: An example from Manicouagan. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems (G-cubed), 12, Q0AA16, doi:10.1029/2010GC003465.

Biren, M.B. and Spray, J.G. 2011. Shock veins in the central uplift of the Manicouagan impact structure: Context and genesis. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 303, 310-322. doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2011.01.003.

Spray, J.G. 2010. Frictional melting of planetary materials: from hypervelocity impact to earthquakes. Annual Review of Earth and Planetary Sciences, 38, 221-254.

Spray, J.G. 2010. Generation of a lunar regolith agglutinate simulant using friction welding apparatus. Planetary and Space Science, 58, 1771-1774.

Spray, J.G., Thompson, L.M., Biren, M.B. and O'Connell-Cooper, C. 2010. The Manicouagan impact structure as a terrestrial analogue site for lunar and martian planetary science. Planetary and Space Science, 58, 538-551.

Whitehead, J., Grieve, R.A.F., Garvin, J.B. and Spray, J.G. 2010. The effects of crater degradation and target differences on the morphologies of Martian complex craters. Geological Society of America Special Paper, 465, 67-80.

Battler, M.M. and Spray, J.G. 2009. The Shawmere anorthosite and OB-1 as lunar highland regolith simulants. Planetary and Space Science, 57, 2128-2131.

Evangelatos, J., Butler, K.E. and Spray, J.G. 2009. A marine magnetic study of a carbonate-hosted impact structure: Île Rouleau, Canada. Geophysical Journal International, 179, 171-181.

Hudgins, J.A., Spray, J.G, Kelley, S.P., Korotev, R.L. and Sherlock, S.C. 2008. A laser probe 40Ar/39Ar and INAA investigation of four Apollo granulitic breccias. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 72, 5781-5798.

Osinski, G.R., Spray, J.G., Grieve, R.A.F. 2008. Impact melting in sedimentary target rocks: An assessment. The Geological Society of America, Special Paper 437, 1-18.

Spray, J.G. and Thompson, L.M. 2008. Constraints on central uplift structure from the Manicouagan impact crater. Meteoritics and Planetary Science, 43, 2049-2957.

Hudgins, J.A., Walton, E.L. and Spray, J.G. 2007. Mineralogy, petrology and shock history of lunar meteorite Sayh al Uhaymir 300: a crystalline impact melt breccia. Meteoritics and Planetary Science, 42, 1763-1779.

Walton, E.L., Kelley, S.P. and Spray, J.G. 2007. Shock implantation of martian atmospheric argon in four basaltic shergottites: A laser probe investigation. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 71, 497-520.

Boast, M. and Spray, J.G. 2006. Superimposition of a thrust-transfer fault system on a large impact structure: implications for Ni-Cu-PGE exploration at Sudbury. Economic Geology, 101, 1583-1594.

Trepmann, C.A. and Spray, J.G. 2006. Shock-induced crystal-plastic deformation and post-shock annealing of quartz: microstructural evidence from crystalline target rocks of the Charlevoix impact structure, Canada. European Journal of Mineralogy, 18, 161-173. doi: 10.1127/0935-1221/2006/0018-0161.

Walton, E.L., Shaw, C., Cogswell, S. and Spray, J.G. 2006. Crystallization rates of shock melts in three martian basalts: Experimental simulation with implications for meteoroid dimensions. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 70, 1059-1075.