Publications

Book

Kesler, S.E., Simon, A.C. (2015) Mineral Resources, Economics and the Environment. Cambridge Press.

Refereed Papers (graduate students italicized; undergraduate students in blue; postdocs underlined)

Submitted Manuscripts in Review

Simon, A.C., Knipping, J., Reich, M., Barra, F., Deditius, A.P., Bilenker, L., Childress, T., A holistic model that combines igneous and magmatic-hydrothermal processes to explain Kiruna-type iron oxide – apatite deposits and iron oxide – copper – gold deposits as products of a single evolving ore system. Society of Economic Geology Special Publication: “Metals, Minerals, and Society”

Canavati, A., Toweh, J., Simon, A.C., Arbic, B.K., Electronic Graveyard: What is the Solution to Ghana’s E-Waste Dilemma? Environmental Engineering Science

Childress, T., Simon, A.C., Reich, M., Barra, F., Arce, M.J., Lundstrom, C., Bindeman, I., Iron and oxygen stable isotopes fingerprint a magmatic-hydrothermal ore fluid for both early and late stage iron oxide mineralization at the Mantoverde Iron Oxide – Copper – Gold deposit, Chile. Mineralium Deposita.

Eberhard, E., Hicks, J., Simon, A.C., Arbic, B.K., Coping with Cocoa Complications: How do Economic Factors Impact the Land Usage Decisions of Ghanian Cocoa Farmers? World Development Perspectives

Deditius, A., Reich, M., Simon, A.C., Suvorova, A., Knipping, J., Roberts, M.P., Rubanov, S., Dodd, A., Saunders, M., Nanogeochemistry of hydrothermal magnetite. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology.

La Cruz, N., Simon, A.C., Wolf, A., Reich, M., Barra, F., Gagnon, J. The geochemistry of apatite from the Los Colorados Kiruna-type iron oxide – apatite deposit, Chile: Implications for ore genesis. Mineralium Deposita.

Accepted Manuscripts In Press

Fiege, A., Simon, A.C., Linsler, S.A., Bartels, A., Linnen, R.L. (in press) The effect of phosphorous and boron on Nb and Ta ore formation. Ore Geology Reviews,

Oliphant, E., Finlay, M., Simon, A.C., Arbic, B.K. (in press) Biofuels: Beneficial or Bad: Should a Ghanaian Chief Sell His Land for Biofuel Crop Cultivation? Sustainability: The Journal of Record.

2018

Arnuk, W, Dorfman, K, Forbes, E., Shanbhogue, A., Soberal, N., Simon, A., Fancy, S., Knoop, P. (2018) Solar microgrid feasibility study for City of Ann Arbor (2017). University of Michigan Energy Institute. <http://energy.umich.edu/sites/default/files/solar_microgrid_feasibility_study_for_city_of_ann_arbor_2017.pdf>

Rojas, P.A., Barra, F., Deditius, A., Reich, M., Simon, A., Rojas, P., Roberts, M., Rojo, M. (2018) New contributions to the understanding of Kiruna-type iron oxide-apatite deposits revealed by magnetite ore and gangue mineral geochemistry at the El Romeral deposit, Chile. Ore Geology Reviews, 93, 413-435. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.oregeorev.2018.01.003

Rojas, P.A., Barra, F., Reich, M., Deditius, A., Simon, A.C., Uribe, F., Romero, R., Rojo, M. (2018) A genetic link between magnetite mineralization and diorite intrusion at the El Romeral iron oxide-apatite deposit, northern Chile. Mineralium Deposita https://doi.org/10.1007/s00126-017-0777-x

2017

Barra, F., Reich, M., Selby, D., Rojas, P., Simon, A.C., Salazar, E., Palma, G. (2017) Unraveling the origin of the Andean IOCG Clan: A Re-Os Isotopes Approach. Ore Geology Reviews. 81, 62-78.

Bilenker, L.B. Van Tongeren, J., Lundstrom, C.C., Simon, A.C. (2017) Iron isotopic evolution during fractional crystallization of the uppermost Bushveld Complex layered mafic intrusion. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, 18 (3), 956-972.

Fiege, A., Ruprecht, P., Simon, A.C., Bell, A.S., Göttlicher, J., Newville, M., Lanzirotti, T., Moore, G., (2017) Calibration of Fe XANES for high-precision determination of Fe oxidation state in glasses: Comparison of results obtained at different synchrotron radiation sources. American Mineralogist, 102, 369-380.

Fiege, A., Ruprecht, P., Simon, A.C. (2017) A magma mixing redox trap that moderates mass transfer of sulfur and metals. Geochemical Perspectives Letters, 3, 190-199.

Konecke, B., Fiege, A., Simon, A.C., Parat, F., Stechern, A. (2017) Co-variability of S6+, S4+ and S2- in apatite as a function of oxidation state – implications for a new oxybarometer. American Mineralogist, 102, 548-557.

Konecke, B., Fiege, A., Simon, A.C., Holtz, F. (2017) Cryptic metasomatism during late-stage lunar magmatism implicated by sulfur in apatite. Geology, 45 (8): 739-742.

Maroun, L.R.C., Cline, J.S., Simon, A., Anderson, P., Muntean, J. (2017) High-Grade Gold Deposition and Collapse Breccia Formation, Cortez Hills Carlin-Type Gold Deposit, Nevada, USA. Economic Geology, 112, 707-740.

Ni, P., Zhang, Y., Simon, A.C., Gagnon, J. (2017) Cu and Fe diffusion in rhyolitic melts during chalcocite “dissolution”: Implications for porphyry ore deposits and tektites. American Mineralogist. 102, 1287-1301.

Kim, Y., Konecke, B., Fiege, A., Simon, A.C., Becker, U., An ab-initio study of the energetics and geometry of sulfide, sulfite and sulfate incorporation into apatite: The thermodynamic basis for using this system as an oxybarometer. American Mineralogist, 102, 1646-1656.

2016

Bilenker, L., Simon, A.C., Reich, M., Lundstrom, C., Bindeman, I., Munizaga, R. (2016) Fe-O stable isotope pairs elucidate a high-temperature origin of Chilean iron oxide-apatite deposits. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 177, 94-104.

Childress, T.M., Simon, A.C., Day, W.C., Lundstrom, C.C., Bindeman, I.N. (2016) Iron and oxygen isotope signatures of the Pea Ridge and Pilot Knob magnetite–apatite deposits, southeast Missouri, USA. Journal of Economic Geology, 111, 2033-2044.

Reich, M., Simon, A.C., Deditius, A., Barra, F., Chryssoulis, S., Lagas, G., Tardani, D., Knipping, J., Bilenker, L., Sanchez-Alfaro, P., Roberts, M.P., Munziga, R. (2016) Trace element signature of pyrite from the Los Colorados iron oxide-apatite (IOA) deposit, Chile: A missing link between Andean IOA and IOCG systems? Journal of Economic Geology, 111, 743-761.

Tanis, E.A., Simon, A.C., Zhang, Y., Chow, P., Xiao, Y., Hanchar, J.M., Tschauner, O., Shen, G. (2016) Rutile solubility in NaF-NaCl-KCl-bearing aqueous fluids at 0.5-2.79 GPa and 250-650°C. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 177, 170-181.

Yang, Y., Zhang, Y., Simon, A.C., Ni, P. (2016) Cassiterite dissolution and Sn diffusion in silicate melts of variable water content. Chemical Geology, 441, 162-176.

2015

Fiege, A., Vetere, F., Iezzi, G., Simon, A.C., Holtz, F. (2015) The roles of decompression rate and volatiles (H2O+Cl±CO2±S) on crystallization in (trachy-) basaltic magma. Chemical Geology, 411, 211-322 

Hudgins, T., Mukasa, S.B., Simon, A.C., Moore, G., Barifaijo, E. (2015) Melt inclusion evidence for CO2-rich melts beneath the western branch of the East African Rift: Implications for long-term storage of volatiles in the deep lithosperic mantle. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, 2015, Volume 169, Number 5, 1-18, 10.1007/s00410-015-1140-9

Knipping, J.L., Bilenker, L., Simon, A.C., Reich, M., Barra, F., Deditius, A., Lundstrom, C., Bindeman, I., Munizaga, R. (2015) Giant Kiruna-type deposits form by efficient flotation of magmatic magnetite suspensions. Geology, 43, 591–594, doi:10.1130/G36650.1. Highlighted by the journal editors as the subject of a separate “Focus” article.

Knipping, J.L, Bilenker, L., Simon, A.C., Reich, M., Barra, F., Deditius, A., Wӓlle, M., Heinrich, C.A., Holtz, F., Munizaga, R. (2015) Trace elements in magnetite from massive iron oxide-apatite deposits indicate a combined formation by igneous and magmatic-hydrothermal processes. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 171, 15-38.

Tanis, E.A., Simon, A.C., Tschauner, O., Chow, P., Xiao, Y., Burnley, P., Cline II, C., Hanchar, J.M., Pettke, T., Shen, G., Zhou, Y. (2015) The mobility of Nb in rutile-saturated NaCl- and NaF-bearing aqueous fluids from 1-6.5 GPa and 300-800 C. American Mineralogist, 100, 1600-1609. Highlighted by the journal editors as a “Notable Paper”

2014

Kirk, J.D., Ruiz, J., Kesler, S.E., Simon, A.C., Muntean, J.L. (2014) Re-Os age of the Pueblo Viejo epithermal deposit, Dominican Republic. Economic Geology, 109, 503-512.

Simon, A.C., Yogodzinski, G.M., Robertson, K., Smith, E., Selyangin, O., Kiryukhin, A., Mulcahy, S.R., Walker, J.D. (2014) Evolution and genesis of volcanic rocks from Mutnovsky Volcano, Kamchatka. Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, 286, 116-137.

2013

Robertson, K., Simon, A.C., Pettke, T., Smith, E., Selyangin, O., Kiryukhin, A., Mulcahy, S.R., Walker, J.D. (2013) Melt inclusion evidence for magma evolution at Mutnovsky volcano, Kamchatka. Geofluids, 13, 421-439.

2012

Audétat, A. and Simon, A.C. (2012) Magmatic controls on porphyry Cu genesis. In: Economic Geology Monograph in honor of Richard Sillitoe. (Eds. J.W. Hedenquist, M. Harris, F. Camus) Society of Economic Geologists Special Publication Number 16, 553-572.

Pettke, T., Oberli, F., Audétat, A., Guillong, M., Simon, A.C., Hanley, J.J., Klemm, L.M. (2012 Recent developments in element concentration and isotope ratio analysis of individual fluid inclusions by laser ablation single and multiple collector ICP-MS. Ore Geology Reviews, 44, 10-38.

Tanis, E.A., Simon, A.C., Tschauner, O., Chow, P., Xiao, Y., Shen, G., Hanchar, J.M., Frank, M. (2012) Solubility of xenotime in 2 M HCl aqueous fluid from 1.2 to 2.6 GPa and 300 to 500C. American Mineralogist, 97, 1708-1713.

2011

Simon, A.C. and and Ripley, E. (2011) The role of magmatic sulfur in the formation of ore deposits. In Sulfur in Magmas and Melts: Its Importance for Natural and Technical Processes (eds Behrens, H. & Webster, J. D.) Reviews in Mineralogy and Geochemistry, Mineralogical Society of America,  73, 2011), 73, 513–578

Bell, A., Simon, A.C. and Guillong, M. (2011) Gold solubility in oxidized and reduced, water saturated mafic melt. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta. 75(7), 1718-1732. (

Bell, A. and Simon, A.C. (2011) Evidence for the alteration of the Fe3+/ΣFe of silicate melt caused by the degassing of chlorine-bearing aqueous volatiles. Geology. 39(5), 499-502.

Frank, M.R., Simon, A.C., Pettke, T., Candela, P., Piccoli, P. (2011) Gold and copper partitioning in magmatic-hydrothermal systems at 800°C and 100 MPa. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta. 75(9), 2470-2482

Muntean, J., Cline, J, Simon, A.C. and Longo, A. (2011) Magmatic-hydrothermal origin of Nevada’s Carlin-type gold deposits. Nature Geoscience, 4, 122-127.

2009

Bell, A., Simon, A.C. and Guillong, M. (2009) Experimental constraints on Pt, Pd and Au  partitioning and fractionation in silicate melt – sulfide – oxide – aqueous fluid systems at 800°C,150 Mpa and variable sulfur fugacity. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 73(19), 5778-5792.

Simon, A.C. and Pettke, T. (2009) Platinum solubility and partitioning in a felsic melt – vapor brine assemblage. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 73(12), 438-454.

2008

Simon, A.C., Pettke, T., Candela, P.A., Piccoli, P.M., Heinrich, C. (2008) The partitioning behavior of silver in a vapor – brine – rhyolite melt assemblage. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 72(6), 1638-1659.

Simon, A.C., Candela, P.A., Piccoli, P.M. and Englander, L. (2008) The effect of crystal – melt partitioning on the budgets of Cu, Au and Ag. American Mineralogist, 93, 1437-1448.

2007

Boudreau, A. and Simon, A.C. (2007) Crystallization and degassing in the basement sill, McMurdo Dry Valleys, Antarctica. Journal of Petrology, 48(7), 1369-1386.

Hersum, T., Marsh, B., Simon, A.C. (2007) Contact partial melting of granitic country rock, melt segregation, and re-injection as dike into Ferrar Sills, McMurdo Dry Valleys, Antarctica. Journal of Petrology, 48(11), 2125-2148.

Simon, A.C., Frank, M., Pettke, T., Candela, P.A., Piccoli, P.M., Heinrich, C., Glascock, M. (2007) An evaluation of synthetic fluid inclusions for the purpose of trapping equilibrated coexisting immiscible fluids at experimental PVTX conditions. American Mineralogist, 92, 124-138.

Simon, A.C., Pettke, T., Candela, P.A., Piccoli, P.M., Heinrich, C. (2007) The partitioning behavior of As and Au in a S-free and S-bearing magmatic systems. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 71, 1764-1782.

2006

Simon, A.C., Pettke, T., Candela, P.A., Piccoli, P.M., Heinrich, C. (2006) Copper partitioning in a melt-vapor-brine-magnetite-pyrrhotite assemblage. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 70, 5583-5600.

2005

Simon, A.C., Pettke, T., Candela, P.A., Piccoli, P.M. and Heinrich, C.A. (2005) Gold partitioning in melt vapor-brine systems. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 69, 3321-3335.

2004

Simon, A.C., Pettke, T., Candela, P.A., Piccoli, P.M. and Heinrich, C.A. (2004) Magnetite solubility and iron transport in magmatic-hydrothermal environments. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 68, 4905-4914.

2003

Simon, A. C., Pettke, T., Candela, P.A., Piccoli, P.M. and Heinrich, C.A. (2003) Experimental determination of Au solubility in rhyolite and magnetite: Constraints on magmatic gold budgets. American Mineralogist, 88, 1644-1651.

2000

Nekvasil, H., Simon, A.C., and Lindsley, D.H. (2000) Crystal fractionation and the evolution of intra-plate hy-normative igneous suites: Insights from their feldspars. Journal of Petrology, 41, 1743-1757.