TNT Mineral Science

Academic Publications

2015

24. Tappert, M.C., Rivard, B., Fulop, A., Rogge, D., Tappert, R., Feng, J., and Stalder, R. (2015) Characterizing kimberlite dilution by crustal rocks at the Snap Lake diamond mine (Northwest Territories, Canada) using SWIR (1.90-2.36 µm) and LWIR (8.1-11.1 µm) hyperspectral imagery collected from drill core. Economic Geology 110: 1375-1387. 

23. Woess, C., Drach, M., Villunger, A., Tappert, R., Stalder, R., and Pallua, J. (2015) Application of mid-infrared (MIR) microscopic imaging for the discrimination between follicular hyperplasia and follicular lymphoma in transgenic mice. Analyst. DOI: 10.1039/c5an0172a.  

2014 (The Year of the Corrigendum)

22. Tappert, R., McKellar R.C., Wolfe, A.P., Tappert, M.C., Ortega-Blanco, J., Muehlenbachs, K. (2014) Corrigendum to 'Stable carbon isotopes of C3 plant resins and ambers record changes in atmospheric oxygen since the Triassic' [Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 121: 240-262] Geochimica et Cosmochimica Aca 128: 278-279. 

2013

21. Tappert, R., McKellar R.C., Wolfe, A.P., Tappert, M.C., Ortega-Blanco, J., Muehlenbachs, K. (2013) Stable carbon isotopes of C3 plant resins and ambers record changes in atmospheric oxygen since the Triassic. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 121: 240-262. 

20. Tappert, M.C., Rivard, B., Tappert, R., and Feng, J. (2013) Using reflectance spectroscopy to estimate the orientation of quartz crystals in rocks. Canadian Mineralogist 51: 405-413.

19. Tappert, M.C., Rivard, B., Giles, D., Tappert, R., and Mauger, A. (2013) The mineral chemistry, near-infrared, and mid-infrared reflectance spectroscopy of phengite from the Olympic Dam IOCG deposit, South Australia. Ore Geology Reviews 53: 26-38.

18. Lewisch, E., Kucera, M., Tappert, R., Tessadri, R., Tappert, M., and Kanz, F. (2013) Occurrence of nephrolithiasis in a population of longsnout seahorses, Hippocampus reidi Ginsburg, and analysis of a nephrolith. Journal of Fish Diseases 36: 163-167.

2012

17. Wolfe, A.P., Csank, A.Z., Reyes, A.V., McKellar, R.C., Tappert, R., and Muehlenbachs, K. (2012) Pristine early Eocene wood buried deeply in kimberlite from northern Canada. PLoS ONE 7(9): e45437.

16. Huang, N., Niu, Z., Zhan, Y., Xu, S., Tappert, M.C., Wu, C., Huang, W., Gao, S., Hou, X., and Cai, D. (2012) Relationships between soil respiration and photosynthesis-related spectral vegetation indices in two cropland ecosystems. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology 160: 80-89.

2011

15. Tappert, M.C., Rivard, B., Giles, D., Tappert, R. and Mauger, A. (2011) Automated drill core logging using visible and near-infrared reflectance spectroscopy: a case study from the Olympic Dam IOCG deposit, South Australia. Economic Geology 106(2): 289-296.

14. Tappert, R., Wolfe, A.P., McKellar, R.C., Tappert, M.C. and Muehlenbachs, K. (2011) Characterizing modern and fossil gymnosperm exudates using micro-Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy. International Journal of Plant Sciences 172(1): 120-138.

Pre-2011

13. Huang, N., Niu, Z., Wu, C. and Tappert, M. (2010) Modeling forest net primary production using a light use efficiency model. Ecological Modelling 221, 2938-2948.

12. Tappert, R., Foden, J. and Pring, A. (2009) The mineralogy of the Yaringie Hill meteorite—A new H5 chondrite from South Australia. Meteoritics and Planetary Science 44(11): 1687-1693.

11. Wolfe, A.P., Tappert, R., Muehlenbachs, K., Boudreau, M., McKellar, R.C., Basinger, J.F. and Garrett, A. (2009) A new proposal concerning the botanical origin of Baltic amber. Proceedings of the Royal Society, Series B 276: 3403-3412.

10. Tappert, R., Foden, J., Stachel, T., Muehlenbachs, K., Tappert, M. and Wills, K. (2009) The diamonds of South Australia. Lithos 112S: 806-821.

9. Tappert, R., Foden, J., Stachel, T., Muehlenbachs, K., Tappert, M. and Wills, K. (2009) Deep mantle diamonds from South Australia: A record of Pacific subduction at the Gondwanan margin. Geology 37(1), 43-46.

8. McKellar, R.C., Wolfe, A.P., Tappert, R. and Muehlenbachs, K. (2008) Correlation of Grassy Lake and Cedar Lake ambers using infrared spectroscopy, stable isotopes, and palaeoentomology. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences 45(9), 1061-1082.

7. Tappert, R., Stachel, T., Harris, J.W., Muehlenbachs, K., Ludwig, T. and Brey, G.P. (2006) Placer diamonds from Brazil: Indicators of the composition of the Earth’s mantle and the distance to their kimberlitic sources. Economic Geology 101, 453-470.

6. Tappert, R., Stachel, T., Harris, J.W., Muehlenbachs, K., Ludwig, T. and Brey, G.P. (2005) Subducting oceanic crust: The source of deep diamonds. Geology 33(7), 565-568.

5. Tappert, R., Stachel, T., Harris, J.W., Shimizu, N. and Brey, G.P. (2005) Diamonds and their mineral inclusions from the Panda kimberlite, Slave Province, Canada. European Journal of Mineralogy 17, 423-440.

4. Tappert, R., Stachel, T., Harris, J.W., Muehlenbachs, K., Ludwig, T. and Brey, G.P. (2005) Diamonds from Jagersfontein (South Africa) Messengers from the sublithospheric mantle. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 150, 505-522.

3. Goryniuk, M. (Tappert, M.), Rivard, B. and Jones, B. (2004) The reflectance spectra of opal-A (0.5–25 mm) from the Taupo Volcanic Zone: Spectra that may identify hydrothermal systems on planetary surfaces. Geophysical Research Letters 31, L24701.

2. Stachel, T., Aulbach, S., Brey, G.P., Harris, J.W., Leost, I., Tappert, R. and Viljoen, K.S. (2004) The trace element composition of silicate inclusions in diamonds: a review. In: Mitchell, R.H., Grütter, H.S., Heaman, L.M., Scott Smith, B.H. and Stachel, T.(eds.) 8th International Kimberlite Conference, Selected Papers, Volume 2: The Barry Hawthorne Volume, Lithos 77, 1-19.

1. Stachel, T., Harris, J.W., Tappert, R. and Brey, G.P. (2003) Peridotitic inclusions in diamonds from the Slave and the Kaapvaal cratons - similarities and differences based on a preliminary data set. In: Jones, A.G., Carlson, R.W., Grütter, H. (eds.) A tale of two cratons: The Slave-Kaapvaal Workshop, Lithos 71, 489-503.