Recent Publications


J. Liu & DG Pearson (2014) Rapid, precise and accurate Os isotope ratio measurements of nanogram to sub-nanogram amounts using multiple Faraday collectors and amplifiers equipped with 1012 Ω resistors by N-TIMS. Chemical Geology,  363, 10 January 2014, Pages 301–311

S. König, J.P. Lorand, A. Luguet, D.G. Pearson (2014) A non-primitive origin of near-chondritic S–Se–Te ratios in mantle peridotites; implications for the Earthʼs late accretionary history Earth and Planetary Science Letters 385, 110-121

O. Klein BenDavid, D.G. Pearson, G.M. Nowell, C.J. Ottley and J.C.R. McNeill, A. Logvinova and N. V. Sobolev (2013) The source and time-integrated evolution of diamond-forming fluids - trace element and Sr isotopic evidence. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 125, 146-169

D.G. Pearson & N. Wittig (2014) The formation and evolution of cratonic mantle lithosphere – evidence from mantle xenoliths.  In: Treatise on Geochemistry, Chapter 3.6, p255-292. 

S. Tappe, D.G. Pearson, B.A. Kjarsgaard, G.M. Nowell, D.P. Dowall, (2013) Possible transition zone input to kimberlite magmatism: origin of the anomalous Nd-Hf isotope systematics at Lac De Gras, Slave Craton, Canada. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, v371-372, 235-251.

D.F. Wiggers de Vries, D.G. Pearson G.P. Bulanova, A.P. Smelov, A.D. Pavlushin & G.R. Davies (2013) Re-Os dating of sulphide inclusions zonally distributed in single Yakutian diamonds: Evidence for multiple episodes of Proterozoic formation and protracted timescales of diamond growth.  Geochimica Cosmochimica Acta. 12,  363–394.

D. G. Pearson, H.S. Grutter, J.W. Harris, B.A. Kjarsgaard, H. O’Brien, N.C.V. Rao & R.S.J. Sparks (eds.) (2013), Proceedings of 10th International Kimberlite Conference, Volume Two, Special Issue of the Journal of the Geological Society of India, DOI: 10.1007/978-81-322-1173-0, ISBN 978-81-322-1173-0, Springer India 2013. 296pp.  EDITED BOOK

D. G. Pearson, H.S. Grutter, J.W. Harris, B.A. Kjarsgaard, H. O’Brien, N.C.V. Rao & R.S.J. Sparks (eds.) (2013), Proceedings of 10th International Kimberlite Conference, Volume One, Special Issue of the Journal of the Geological Society of India, DOI: 10.1007/978-81-322-1169-3, ISBN 978-81-322-1169-3, Springer India 2013. 350pp.  EDITED BOOK

S. Tappe, D. G. Pearson & D. Prelevic (2013) Kimberlite, carbonatite, and potassic magmatism as part of the geochemical cycle. Chemical Geology Special Issue, Volume 353, Pages 1-302 (EDITED VOLUME).

 S. Tappe, D.G. Pearson, D. Prelevic (2013) Kimberlite, carbonatite, and potassic magmatism as part of the geochemical cycle.  Chemical Geology, 353, 1-3.

Kjarsgaard, B.A., Marshall, J., Pearson, D.G., Lemkow, D., van Breemen, O.,DuFrane, A., and Heaman, L., 2013. Slave Craton bedrock geology, Thaidene Nene MERA study area, Chapter 2 in Mineral and Energy Resource Assessment for the Proposed Thaidene Nene National Park Reserve in the Area of the East Arm of Great Slave Lake, Northwest Territories, (eds.) D.F. Wright, E.J. Ambrose, D. Lemkow, and G.F. Bonham-Carter; Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 7196, p. 47-75. (Sept 2013).

Kjarsgaard, B.A., Pearson, D.G., DuFrane, A., and Heaman, L., 2013. Proterozoic geology of the East Arm Basin with emphasis on Paleoproterozoic magmatic rocks, Thaidene Nene MERA study area, Chapter 3 in Mineral and Energy Resource Assessment for the Proposed Thaidene Nene National Park Reserve in the Area of the East Arm of Great Slave Lake, Northwest Territories, (eds.) D.F. Wright, E.J. Ambrose, D. Lemkow, and G.F. Bonham-Carter; Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 7196, p. 77-117. (Sept 2013)

M. Palot, D.G. Pearson, T. Stachel, J.W. Harris, G.P. Bulanova & I. Chinn (2013) Multiple growth episodes or prolonged formation of diamonds: inferences from infrared absorption data. In: D. G. Pearson et al. (eds.), Proceedings of 10th International Kimberlite Conference, Volume 1, Special Issue of the Journal of the Geological Society of India, DOI: 10.1007/978-81-322-1170-9_18, Geological Society of India 2013

M. Palot, D.G. Pearson, R. Stern, T. Stachel & J.W. Harris (2013). Multiple growth events, processes and fluid sources involved in the growth of diamonds from Finsch mine, RSA: a micro-analytical study.  Geochimica Cosmochimica Acta. 106, 51-70.

S.B. Shirey, P. Cartigny, D.J. Frost, F. Nestola, P. Nimis, D.G. Pearson, N.V. Sobolev & M.J. Walter (2013) Diamonds and the Geology of Mantle Carbon. In:  Reviews in Mineralogy & Geochemistry, Mineralogical Society of America. Vol 75, Carbon in Earth – Editors Robert M. Hazen, Adrian P. Jones, and John A. Baross, pp 355-421. 

D.F. Wiggers de Vries, G.P. Bulanova, K. de Corte, D.G. Pearson, J.A. Craven & G.R. Davies (2012) Micron-scale variations in coupled δ13C-N abundance core-rim traverses in octahedral diamonds: insights into the processes and sources of episodic diamond formation beneath the Siberian craton. Geochimica Cosmochimica Acta., 100, 176-199   http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.gca.2012.08.034.

E.M. Smith, M.G. Kopylova, G.M. Nowell, D. G. Pearson, J. Ryder (2012) Archean mantle fluids preserved in fibrous diamonds from Wawa, Superior craton. Geology, v. 40; p. 1071–1074; doi: 10.1130/G33231.1.

C. Dale, K.W. Burton, R.C. Greenwood, J. Wade, B.J. Wood & D. G. Pearson  (2012) Late accretion on the earliest planetesimals revealed by the highly siderophile elements.  Science, 336, 72-75.

G.L. Melton, J. McNeill, T. Stachel, D.G. Pearson & J.W. Harris (2012)  Trace elements in gem diamond from Akwatia, Ghana and DeBeers Pool, South Africa.  Chemical geology, 314-317, 1-8.



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