High Temperature Isotope Geochemistry LaboratoryAntonio Simonetti

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[117] Chen W, Simonetti A (in press). Isotopic (Pb, Sr, Nd, C, O) evidence for plume-related sampling of an ancient, depleted mantle reservoir. Lithos,

[116] Chen W, Simonetti A (2014). Evidence for the multi-stage petrogenetic history of the Oka carbonatite complex (Quebec, Canada) as recorded by perovskite and apatite. Minerals, 4: 437-476.

[115] Moroskat M, Gleeson SA, Sharp RJ, Simonetti A, Gallagher CJ (in press). The geology of the carbonate-hosted Blende Ag–Pb–Zn deposit, Wernecke Mountains, Yukon, Canada. Mineralium Deposita. DOI 10.1007/s00126-014-0525-4

[114] Pirajno F, González-Álvarez I, Chen W, Simonetti A, leGrass M (2014). The Gifford Creek Ferrocarbonatite Complex, Gascoyne Province, Western Australia: Associated fenitic alteration and a putative link with the ~1075 Ma Warakurna LIP. Lithos, 202-203: 100-119.

[113] Bellucci JJ, Simonetti A, Koeman EC, Wallace C, Burns PC (2014). A Detailed Geochemical Investigation of Post Nuclear Detonation Trinitite Glass at High Spatial Resolution: Delineating Anthropogenic vs. Natural Components. Chemical Geology, 365: 69-86.

[112] Smart KA, Chacko T, Simonetti A, Sharp ZD, Heaman LM (2014). A record of Paleoproterozoic subduction preserved in the northern Slave cratonic mantle: Sr-Pb-O isotope and trace-element investigations of eclogite xenoliths from the Jericho and Muskox kimberlites. Journal of Petrology, 55: 549-583.

[111] Waldron J, Schofield D, DuFrane SA, Floyd J, Crowley Q, Simonetti A, Dokken R, Pothier H (2014). Ganderia-Laurentia collision in the Caledonides of Great Britain and Ireland. Journal of the Geological Society, 168: 83-98.

[110] Chen W, Simonetti A, Burns PC (2013). A combined geochemical and geochronological investigation of niocalite from the Oka carbonatite complex, Canada. The Canadian Mineralogist, 51: 785-800.

[109] Koeman EC, Simonetti A, Chen W, Burns PC (2013). Oxygen isotope composition of trinitite postdetonation materials. Analytical Chemistry, 85: 11913-11919.

[108] Chen W, Kamenetsky VS, Simonetti A (2013). Evidence for the alkaline nature of parental carbonatite melts at Oka complex in Canada. Nature Communications, 4:2687 doi: 10.1038/ncomms3687.

[107] Lin S, Parks J, Heamn LM, Simonetti A, Corkery MT (2013). Diapirism and sagduction 1 as a mechanism for deposition and burial of “Timiskaming-type” sedimentary sequences, Superior Province: Evidence from detrital zircon geochronology and implications for the Borden Lake conglomerate in the Kapuskasing uplift. Precambrian Research, 238: 148-157.

[106] Heilbron M, Tupinamba M, de Morisson Valeriano C, Armstrong R, Guilherme do Eirado Siva L, Seibel Melo R, Simonetti A, Soarese ACP ,Machado N (2013). The Sierra Da Boliva Complex: The record of a new Neoproterozoic arc-related unit at Ribeira Belt. Precambrian Research, 238: 158-175.

[105] Bellucci JJ, Simonetti A, Wallace C, Koeman EC, Burns PC (2013). The Pb Isotopic Composition of Trinitite Melt Glass: Evidence for the Presence of Canadian Industrial Pb in the First Atomic Weapon Test. Analytical Chemistry, 85: 7588-7593.

[104] Simonetti A, Bellucci JJ, Wallace C, Koeman EC, Burns PC (2013). Nonproliferation and nuclear forensics: Detailed, multi-analytical investigation of trinitite post-detonation materials. 2013 Mineralogical Association of Canada Short Course Series, Volume 43: 395-416.

[103] Wallace C, Bellucci JJ, Simonetti A, Hainley T, Koeman EC, Burns PC (2013). A multi-method approach for determination of radionuclide distribution in trinitite. Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry, 298: 993-1003.

[102] Vilalva FCJ, Vlach SRF, Simonetti A (2013). Nacarebiosite-(Ce) and Britholite-(Ce) in peralkaline granites from the Morro Redondo Complex, Graciosa Province, Southern Brazil: Occurrence and compositional data. Canadian Mineralogist, 51: 313-332.

[101] Chen W and Simonetti A (2013). In-situ determination of major and trace elements in calcite and apatite, and U-Pb ages of apatite from the Oka carbonatite complex: insights into a complex crystallization history. Chemical Geology, 353: 151-172.

[100] Calderon M, Prades CF, Hervé F, Avendaño V, Fanning CM, Massonne H, Theye T, Simonetti A. (2013). Petrological vestiges of the Late Jurassic–Early Cretaceous transition from rift to back-arc basin in southernmost Chile: new age and geochemical data from the Capitán Aracena, Carlos III, and Tortuga ophiolitic complexes. Geochemical Journal, 47: 201-217.

[99] Bellucci JJ, Simonetti A, Wallace C, Koeman EC, Burns PC (2013). Isotopic Fingerprinting of the World’s First Nuclear Device Using Post-Detonation Materials. Analytical Chemistry, 85: 4195-4198.

[98] Alves A, Janasi V, Neto M, Heaman L, Simonetti A (2013). U-Pb geochronology of the granite magmatism in the Embu Terrane: implications for the evolution of the Central Ribeira Belt, SE Brazil. Precambrian Research, 230: 1-12.

[97] Buzon MR, Simonetti A (2013). Strontium isotope (87Sr/86Sr) variability in the Nile Valley: Identifying residential mobility during ancient Egyptian and Nubian sociopolitical changes in the New Kingdom and Napatan periods. American Journal of Physical Anthropology, 151: 1-9.

[96] Pestle WJ, Simonetti A, Curet LA (2013). 87Sr/86Sr variability in Puerto Rico: Geological complexity and the study of paleomobility. Journal of Archaeological Sciences, 40: 2561-2569.

[95] Fagan AL, Neal CR, Simonetti A, Donohue PH, Sullivan KM (2013). Distinguishing between Apollo 14 impact melt and pristine mare basalt samples by geochemical and textural analyses of olivine. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 106: 429-445.

[94] Bellucci JJ, Wallace C, Koeman EC, Simonetti A, Burns PC, Kieser J, Port E, Walczak T (2013). Distribution and Behavior of Some Radionuclides Associated with the Trinity Nuclear Test. Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry, 295: 2049-2057.

[93] Wu S, Chen F, Simonetti A, Albrecht-Schmitt TE (2013). Substitution of IO3-, IO4-, Se2O32-, and SeO42- for CO32- in Na4{UO2(CO3)3]. Radiochimica Acta, 101: 625-630.

[92] Meredith N, Polinski M, Cross J, Villa E, Simonetti A, Albrecht-Schmitt T (2013). Synthetic Influences on Neptunium Incorporation in Naturally Occurring Copper Uranyl Phosphates. Crystal Growth and Design, 13: 386-392.

[91] Henrique-Pinto R, Janasi V, Simonetti A, Tassinari CCG, Heaman LM (2012). Paleoproterozoic source contributions to the São Roque Group sedimentation: LAMC-ICPMS U-Pb dating and Sm-Nd systematics of clasts from metaconglomerates of the Boturuna Formation. Geologia USP-Série Científica, 12: 21-32.

[90] Gromek P, Gleeson SA, Simonetti A (2012). A basement interacted fluid in the N81 deposit, Pine Point Pb-Zn District, Canada: Sr isotope analyses of single dolomite crystals. Mineralium Deposita, 47: 749-754.

[89] Meredith NA, Polinski MJ, Lin J, Simonetti A, Albrecht-Schmitt TE (2012). Incorporation of Neptunium(VI) into a Uranyl Selenite. Inorganic Chemistry, 51: 10480-10482.

[88] Riches AJV, Day JMD, Walker RJ, Simonetti A, Liu Y, Neal CR, Taylor LA (2012). Rhenium-osmium isotope and highly-siderophile-element abundance systematics of angrite meteorites. Earth Planetary Science Letters, 353-354: 208–218.

[87] Hunt L, Stachel T, Grütter H, Armstrong J, McCandless TE, Simonetti A, Tappe S (2012). Small Mantle Fragments from the Renard Kimberlites, Quebec: Powerful Recorders of Mantle Lithosphere Formation and Modification Beneath the Eastern Superior Craton. Journal of Petrology, 53: 1597-1635.

[86] Buzon MR, Conlee CA, Simonetti A, Bowen GJ (2012). The Consequences of Wari Contact in the Nasca region during the Middle Horizon: Archaeological, skeletal, and isotopic evidence. Journal of Archaeological Sciences, 39: 2627-2636.

[85] Tappe S and Simonetti A (2012). Combined U-Pb geochronology and Sr-Nd isotope analysis of the Ice River perovskite standard, with implications for kimberlite and alkaline rock petrogenesis. Chemical Geology, 304-305: 10-17.

[84] Donohue PH, Simonetti A, and Neal CR (2012). Chemical Characterization of Natural Ilmenite – Possible New Reference Material. Geostandards and Geoanalytical Research, 36: 61-73.

[83] Bellucci JJ and Simonetti A (2012). Nuclear forensics: searching for nuclear device debris in trinitite-hosted inclusions. Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry, 293: 313-319.

[82] Qiu J, Ling J, Sui A, Szymanowski JES, Simonetti A, Burns PC (2012). Time-resolved self-assembly of a fullerene-topology core-shell cluster containing 68 uranyl polyhedra. Journal of the American Chemical Society, 134: 1810-1816.

[81] Wang S, Diwu J, Simonetti A, Booth CH, and Albrecht-Schmitt TE (2011). Interstitial Incorporation of Plutonium into a Low-Dimensional Potassium Borate. Environmental Science and Technology, 45: 9457-9463.

[80] Wu S, Wang S, Simonetti A, Chen F, and Albrecht-Schmitt TE (2011). Incorporation of iodate into uranyl borates and its implication for the immobilization of 129I in nuclear waste repositories. Radiochimica Acta, 99: 1-7.

[79] Tappe S, Smart KA, Pearson DG, Steenfelt A, and Simonetti A (2011). Archean refractory eclogites from Greenland provide evidence for early continental growth in subduction zones. Geology, 39: 1103-1106.

[78] Sobrinho JMA, Janasi VA, Simonetti A, Heaman LM, Santoro J, and Diniz HN (2011). The Ilha Anchieta quartz monzonite (SP): southernmost expression of the ~500 Ma magmatism in the Ribeira Belt. Annals of the Brazilian Academy of Sciences, 83: 891-906.

[77] Nicholson KN, Maurizot P, Cluzel D, Black PM, Picard C, Simonetti A, Stewart A, and Alexander A (2011). Geochemistry and age of the Noumea Basin lavas, New Caledonia: Evidence for Cretaceous subduction beneath the eastern Gondwana margin. Lithos, 125: 659-674.

[76] Valeriano C, Tupinamba M, Simonetti A, Heilbron M, Almeida J, and Eirado L (2011). U-Pb LA-MC-ICPMS geochronology of Cambro-Ordovician post-collisional granites of the Ribeira Belt, southeast Brazil: terminal Brasiliano magmatism in central Gondwana supercontinent. Journal of South American Earth Sciences, 32: 416-428.

[75] Fliegel D, Wirth R, Simonetti A, Schreiber A, Furnes H, and Muehlenbachs K (2011). Tubular textures in pillow lavas from a Caledonian West-Norwegian Ophiolite: a combined TEM, LA-ICP-MS and STXM study. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, 12: Q02010, doi:10.1029/2010GC003255.

[74] Fassett JE, Heaman LM, and Simonetti A (2011). Direct U-Pb Dating of Cretaceous and Paleocene Dinosaur Bones, San Juan Basin, New Mexico. Geology, 39: 159-162.

[73] Lemieux Y, Hadlari T, and Simonetti A (2011). Detrital zircon geochronology and provenance of Devono-Mississippian strata in the northern Canadian Cordilleran miogeocline. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences, 48: 515-541.

[72] Mirnejad H, Simonetti A, and Molasalehi F (2011). Pb isotopic compositions of some Zn-Pb deposits and occurrences from Urumieh-Dokhtar and Sanadaj-Sirjan Zones in Iran. Ore Geology Reviews, 39: 181-187.

[71] Andrushko VA, Buzon MR, Gibaja AM, McEwan GF, Simonetti A, and Creaser RA (2011). Investigating a Child Sacrifice Event from the Inca Heartland. Journal of Archaeological Science, 38: 323-333.

[70] Davies T, Richards JP, Creaser RA, Heaman LM, Chacko, and Simonetti A (2010). Paleoproterozoic Age Relationships in the Three Bluffs Archean Iron Formation-Hosted Gold Deposit, Committee Bay Greenstone Belt, Nunavut, Canada. Exploration and Mining Geology, 19: 55-80.

[69] Fliegel D, Kosler J, Simonetti A, McLoughlin N, de Wit M, Wirth R, and Furnes H (2010). In-situ dating of the Earth's oldest trace fossil at 3.34 Ga. Earth Planetary Science Letters, 299: 290-298.

[68] Simonetti A and Neal CR (2010). In-situ chemical, U-Pb dating, and Hf isotope investigation of megacrystic zircons, Malaita (Solomon Islands): evidence for multi-stage alkaline magmatic activity beneath the Ontong Java Plateau. Earth Planetary Science Letters, 295: 251-261.

[67] Fliegel D, Wirth R, Simonetti A, Furnes H, Staudigel H, Hanski E, and Muehlenbachs K (2010). Septate tubular textures in 2.0 Ga pillow lavas from the Pechenga Greenstone Belt, a nano- spectroscopic approach to investigate their biogenicity. Geobiology, 8: 372-390.

[66] Morelli RM, Bell CC, Creaser RA, and Simonetti A (2010). Constraints on the genesis of gold mineralization at the Homestake gold deposit, Black Hills, South Dakota, from rhenium-osmium sulfide geochronology. Mineralium Deposita, 45: 461-480.

[65] Wu S, Chen F, Simonetti A, and Albrecht-Schmitt T (2010). Incorporation of Neptunium(V) and Iodate into a Uranyl Phosphate: Implications for Mitigating the Release of 237Np and 129I in Repositories. Environmental Science and Technology, 44: 3192-3196.

[64] Heilbron M, Duarte B, Valeriano C, Simonetti A, Machado N, and Nogueira JR (2010). Evolution of reworked Paleoproterozoic basement rocks within the Ribeira belt (Neoproterozoic), SE-Brazil, based on U-Pb geochronology: implications for paleogeographic reconstructions of the São Francisco-Congo paleocontinent. Precambrian Research, 178: 136-148.

[63] Bell K and Simonetti A (2010). Source of parental melts to carbonatites – critical isotopic constraints. Mineralogy and Petrology (Special issue on Flood Basaltic Magmatism and Associated Alkaline Complexes - dedicated to Keith Bell. Edited by LG Gwalani, KM Moore, A Simonetti). Mineralogy and Petrology, 98: 77-89.

[62] Clark B, Vandemeer B, Simonetti A, and Buka I (2010). Is lead a concern in autistic children? Paediatrics and Child Health, 15: 17-22.

[61] McLoughlin N, Fliegel DJ, Furnes H, Staudigel H, Simonetti A, Zhao GC, and Robinson PT (2010). Assessing the biogenicity and syngenicity of candidate bioalteration textures in pillow lavas of the ~2.52 Ga Wutai Greenstone Terrane of China. Chinese Science Bulletin, 55: 188-199.

[60] Alves A, Janesi V, Simonetti A, and Heaman LM (2009). Microgranitic enclaves as products of self-mixing events: a study of open-system processes in the Mauá pluton, São Paulo, Brazil, based on in situ isotopic and trace elements in plagioclase. Journal of Petrology, 50: 2221-2247.

[59] Ling J, Wu S, Chen F, Simonetti A, Shafer JT, and Albrecht-Schmitt TE (2009). Does iodate incorporate into layered uranyl phosphates under hydrothermal conditions? Inorganic Chemistry, 48: 10995-11001.

[58] Conlee CA, Buzon MR,Gutierrez AN, Simonetti A, and Creaser RA (2009). Identifying foreigners versus locals in a burial population from Nasca, Peru: An investigation using strontium isotope analysis. Journal of Archaeological Science, 36: 2755-2764.

[57] Michelutti N, Simonetti A, Briner JP, Funder S, Creaser RA, and Wolfe AP (2009). Temporal trends of pollution Pb and other metals in east-central Baffin Island inferred from lake-sedimentary geochemistry. Science of the Total Environment, 407: 5653-5662.

[56] Smart KA, Heaman LM, Chacko T, Simonetti A, Kopylova M, Mah D, and Daniels D (2009). The origin of high-MgO diamond eclogites from the Jericho kimberlite, Canada. Earth Planetary Science Letters, 284: 527-537.

[55] Tappe S, Steenfelt A, Heaman LM, and Simonetti A (2009). The newly discovered Tikiusaaq carbonatite-aillikite occurrence, West Greenland, and some remarks on carbonatite-kimberlite relationships. Lithos, 112S: 385-399.

[54] Sigmon GE, Unruh DK, Ling J, Weaver B, Ward M, Pressprich L, Simonetti A, and Burns PC (2009). Symmetry vs. Minimal Pentagonal Adjacencies in Uranium-Based Polyoxometalate Fullerene Topologies. Angewandte Chemie, 48: 2737-2740.

[53] Doornbos C, Heaman L, Doupé J, England J, Simonetti A and Lajeunesse P. (2009). The first integrated use of in situ U-Pb geochronology and geochemical analyses to determine long-distance transport of erratics, Canadian Arctic Archipelago. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences, 46: 101-122.

[52] Waldron JWF, White CE, Barr SM, Simonetti A and Heaman LM (2009). Provenance of the Meguma terrane: rifted margin of Early Paleozoic Gondwana. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences, 46: 1-8.

[51] Andrushko VA, Buzon MR, Simonetti A and Creaser RA (2009). Strontium isotope evidence for prehistoric migration at Chokepukio, Valley of Cuzco, Peru. Latin American Antiquity, 20: 57-75.

[50] Lorenz H, Gee DG, and Simonetti A (2008). Detrital zircon ages and provenance of the Late Neoproterozoic and Palaeozoic successions on Severnaya Zemlya, Kara Shelf: a tie to Baltica. Norwegian Journal of Geology, 88: 235-258.

[49] Waldron JWF, Floyd JD, Simonetti A and Heaman LM (2008). Ancient Laurentian detrital zircon in the closing Iapetus Ocean, Southern Uplands Terrane, Scotland. Geology, 30: 527-530.

[48] Haverkort CM, Weber A, Katzenberg MA, Goriunova OI, Simonetti A and Creaser RA (2008). Hunter-gatherer mobility strategies and resource use based on strontium isotope (87Sr/86Sr) analysis: a case study from Middle Holocene Lake Baikal, Siberia. Journal of Archaeological Science, 35: 1265-1280.

[47] Oliveros V, Aguirre L, Morata D, Simonetti A, Vergara M, Belmar M and Calderón, S (2008). Geochronology of very low-grade Mesozoic Andean metabasites. An approach through the K-Ar, 40Ar/39Ar and U-Pb LA-MC-ICP-MS methods. Journal of the Geological Society, 165: 579-584.

[46] Cooper HK, Duke MJM, Simonetti A and Chen G (2008). Trace Element and Pb Isotope Provenance Analyses of Native Copper in Northwestern North America: Results of a Recent Pilot Study Using INAA, ICP-MS, and LA-MC-ICP-MS. Journal of Archaeological Science, 35: 1732-1747.

[45] Creighton S, Stachel T, McLean H, Muehlenbachs K, Simonetti A, Eichenberg D and Luth R (2008). Diamondiferous peridotitic microxenoliths from the Diavik Diamond Mine, NT. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, 155: 541-554.

[44] Simonetti A, Buzon MR and Creaser RA (2008). In-situ elemental and Sr isotope investigation of human tooth enamel by laser ablation-(MC)-ICP-MS: Successes and pitfalls. Archaeometry, 50:371-385.

[43] Lemieux Y, Thompson RI, Erdmer P, Simonetti A and Creaser RA (2007). Detrital zircon geochronology and provenance of late Proterozoic and mid-Paleozoic successions outboard of the miogeocline, southeastern Canadian Cordillera. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences, 44: 1675-1693.

[42] Schultz MEJ, Chacko T, Heaman LM, Sandeman HA, Simonetti A and Creaser RA (2007). The Queen Maud Block: A newly recognized Paleoproterozoic (2.4 – 2.5 Ga) terrane in northwest Laurentia. Geology, 35:707-710.

[41] Banerjee NR, Simonetti A, Furnes H, Muehlenbachs K, Staudigel H, Heaman LM and Van Kranendonk MJ (2007). Direct dating of Archean microbial ichnofossils. Geology, 35: 487-490.

[40] Schmidberger SS, Simonetti A, Heaman LM, Creaser RA and Whiteford S (2007). Lu-Hf, in-situ Sr and Pb isotope and trace element systematics for mantle eclogites from the Diavik diamond mine: Evidence for Paleoproterozoic  subduction beneath the Slave craton, Canada. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 254: 55-68.

[39] Buzon MR, Simonetti A and Creaser RA (2007). Migration in the Nile Valley during the New Kingdom Period: A preliminary strontium isotope analysis. Journal of Archaeological Science, 34: 1391-1401.

[38] Veiga-Pires C, Moura D, Rodrigues B, Machado N, Campo L and Simonetti A (2007). Provenance of Quaternary sands in the Algarve (Portugal) revealed by U-Pb ages of detrital zircon. Special Publication of the International Association of Sedimentologists No. 38. Sedimentary Processes, Environments and Basins: A Tribute to Peter Friend, eds. G Nichols, E Williams and C Paola, 327-340.

[37] Hartlaub RP, Heaman LM, Simonetti A and Böhm CO (2006). Relicts of Earth's earliest crust: U-Pb, Lu-Hf, and morphological characteristics of >3.7 Ga detrital zircon of the western Canadian shield. Geological Society of America Special Paper 405 – Processes on the early Earth (eds. Wolf Reimold and Roger Gibson), 75-90.

[36] Simonetti A, Heaman LM, Chacko T and Banerjee N (2006). In-situ petrographic thin section U-Pb dating of zircon, monazite, and titanite using laser ablation-MC-ICP-MS. International Journal of Mass Spectrometry, 253: 87-97.

[35] Banic C, Leaitch WR, Strawbridge K, Tanabe R, Wong HK, Gariépy C, Simonetti A, Nejedly Z, Campbell JL, Lu J, Skeaff J, Paktunc D, MacPherson JI, Daggupaty S,  Gonac'h H, Chatt A and Lamoureux M (2006). The physical and chemical evolution of aerosols in smelter and power plant plumes: an airborne study. Geochemistry: Exploration, Environment, Analysis, 6: 111-120.

[34] Schmidberger SS, Heaman LM, Simonetti A, Creaser RA and Cookenboo HO (2005). Formation of Paleoproterozoic eclogitic mantle, Slave Province (Canada): Insights from in-situ Hf and U-Pb isotopic analyses of mantle zircons. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 240: 621-633.

[33] Hartlaub RP, Chacko T, Heaman LM, Creaser RA, Ashton KE and Simonetti A (2005). Ancient (Meso- to Paleoarchean) crust in the Rae Province, Canada: evidence from Sm-Nd and U-Pb constraints. Precambrian Research, 141: 137-153.

[32] Simonetti A, Heaman LM, Hartlaub RP, Creaser RA, McHattie TG and Böhm C (2005). U-Pb dating of zircon by laser ablation-MC-ICP-MS using a new multiple ion counting-faraday collectory array. Journal of Analytical Atomic Spectroscopy, 20: 677-686.

[31] Simonetti A, Gariépy C, Banic C, Tanabe R and Wong HK (2004). Pb isotopic characterization of aircraft-sampled emissions from the Horne smelter at Noranda (Québec) – implications for atmospheric pollution in northeastern North America. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 68:3285-3294.

[30] Valeriano CM, Machado N, Simonetti A, Valladares CS, Seer HJ and Simões LSA (2004). U-Pb geochronology of the southern Brasilia belt (SE-Brazil): sedimentary provenance, Neoproterozoic orogeny and assembly of west-Gondwana. Precambrian Research, 130:27-55.

[29] Simonetti A, Gariépy C and Carignan J (2003). Tracing sources of atmospheric pollution in western Canada using the Pb isotopic composition and heavy metal abundances of epiphytic lichens. Atmospheric Environment, 37:2853-2865.

[28] Schmidberger SS, Simonetti A and Francis D (2003). Small-scale Sr isotope investigation of clinopyroxenes from peridotite xenoliths by laser ablation-MC-ICP-MS – implications for mantle metasomatism. Chemical Geology, 199: 317-329.

[27] Kosler J, Simonetti A, Sylvester P, Cox R, Tubrett M and Wilton D (2003). Laser ablation ICP-MS measurements of Re/Os ratios in molybdenite and implications for Re-Os geochronology. Canadian Mineralogist (H. Longerich, special volume), 41:307-320.

[26] Bizzarro M, Simonetti A, Stevenson RK and Kurszlaukis S (2003). In situ 87Sr/86Sr investigation of igneous apatites and carbonates using laser ablation MC-ICP-MS. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 67:289-302.

[25] Bizzarro M, Simonetti A, Stevenson RK and David J (2002). Hf isotope evidence for a hidden mantle reservoir. Geology, 30:771-774.

[24] Carignan J, Simonetti A and Gariépy C (2002). Dispersal of atmospheric lead in northeastern North America as recorded by epiphytic lichens. Atmospheric Environment, 36:3759-3766.

[23] Schmidberger SS, Simonetti A, Francis D and Gariépy C (2002). Probing Archean lithosphere using the Lu-Hf isotope systematics of peridotite xenoliths from Somerset Island kimberlites, Canada. Earth Planetary Science Letters, 197:245-259.

[22] Schmidberger SS, Simonetti A and Francis D (2001). Sr-Nd-Pb isotope data of mantle xenoliths from Somerset Island kimberlites: evidence for lithosphere stratification beneath Arctic Canada. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 65:4243-4255.

[21] Simonetti A, Gariépy C and Carignan J (2000). Pb and Sr isotopic evidence for sources of atmospheric heavy metals and their deposition budgets in northeastern North America. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 64:3,439-3,452.

[20] McLennan SM, Simonetti A and Goldstein SL (2000). Nd and Pb isotopic evidence for provenance and post-depositional alteration of the Paleoproterozoic Huronian Supergroup, Canada. Precambrian Research, 102, 263-278.

[19] Simonetti A, Gariépy C, Poissant L and Carignan J (2000). Isotopic Evidence of Trace Metal Sources and Transport in Eastern Canada as Recorded From Wet Deposition. Journal of Geophysical Research - Atmosphere, 105 (D10):12,263-12,279.

[18] Simonetti A, Gariépy C and Carignan J (2000). Pb and Sr isotopic compositions of snowpack from Québec, Canada: inferences on the sources and deposition budgets of heavy metals. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 64:5-20.

[17] Simonetti A, Goldstein SL, Schmidberger SS and Viladkar SG (1998). Geochemical and Nd, Pb, and Sr Isotope Data of Deccan Alkaline Complexes - Inferences on Mantle Sources and Plume-Lithosphere Interaction. Journal of Petrology- special issue on carbonatites (K. Bell, B. Kjarsgaard & A. Simonetti, guest eds.), 39:1847-1864.

[16] Bell K, Kjarsgaard BA and Simonetti A (1998). Carbonatites- into the twenty-first century. Journal of Petrology- special issue on carbonatites (K. Bell, B. Kjarsgaard & A. Simonetti, guest eds.), 39:1839-1845.

[15] Albarède F, Simonetti A, Vervoort JD, Blichert-Toft J and Abouchami W (1998). A Hf-Nd isotopic correlation in ferromanganese nodules. Geophysical Research Letters, 25:3895-3898.

[14] Bikerman M, Prellwitz HS, Dembosky J, Simonetti A and Bell K (1997). New phlogopite K-Ar dates and the age of southwestern Pennsylvania kimberlite dikes. Northeastern Geology and Environmental Sciences, 19:302-308.

[13] Simonetti A, Bell K and Shrady C (1997). Trace and rare-earth-element geochemistry of the June 1993 natrocarbonatite lavas, Oldoinyo Lengai (Tanzania): Implications for the origin of carbonatite magmas. Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, 75:89-106.

[12] Simonetti A, Bell K and Hall GEM (1996). Pb isotopic ratios and elemental abundances for selective leachates from near-surface till: implications for mineral exploration. Journal of Applied Geochemistry, 11:721-734.

[11] Bell K and Simonetti A (1996). Carbonatite magmatism and plume activity: implications from the Nd, Pb and Sr isotope systematics of Oldoinyo Lengai. Journal of Petrology, 37:1321-1329.

[10] Simonetti A, Shore M and Bell K (1996). Diopside phenocrysts from nephelinite lavas, Napak volcano, eastern Uganda: Evidence for magma mixing. Canadian Mineralogist, 34:411-422.

[9] Simonetti A and Bell K (1995). Nd, Pb, and Sr isotope systematics of fluorite mineralization associated with the Cretaceous Amba Dongar carbonatite complex, west-central India: Evidence for a hydrothermal origin involving crustal interaction. Economic Geology, 90:2018-2027.

[8] Simonetti A and Bell K (1995). Nd, Pb, and Sr isotopic data from the Tertiary Mount Elgon volcano, western Kenya-eastern Uganda: Implications for the origin and evolution of nephelinitic melts. Lithos, 36:141-153.

[7] Simonetti A, Bell K and Viladkar SG (1995). Isotopic data from the Amba Dongar carbonatite complex, West-central India: Evidence for an enriched mantle source. Chemical Geology- Isotope Geoscience Section, 122:185-198.

[6] Simonetti A and Bell K (1994). Isotopic and geochemical investigation of the Chilwa Island carbonatite complex, Malawi: Evidence for a depleted mantle source region, liquid immiscibility, and open system behaviour. Journal of Petrology, 35:1597-1621.

[5] Simonetti A and Bell K (1994). Nd, Pb and Sr isotopic data from the Napak carbonatite-nephelinite centre, eastern Uganda: An example of open-system crystal fractionation. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, 115:356-366.

[4] Simonetti A and Bell K (1993). Isotopic disequilibrium in clinopyroxenes from nephelinitic lavas, Napak volcano, eastern Uganda. Geology, 21:243-246.

[3] Simonetti A and Doig R (1990). U-Pb and Rb-Sr geochronology of Acadian plutonism in the Dunnage zone of the southeastern Quebec Appalachians. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences, 27:881-892.

BOOK CHAPTERS – REFEREED

[2] Machado N and Simonetti A (2001, invited). U-Pb dating and Hf isotopic composition of zircon by laser ablation-MC-ICP-MS. In Laser Ablation-ICPMS in the Earth Sciences - Mineralogical Association of Canada Short Course Volume 29, 121-146.

[1] Simonetti A, Heaman LM and Chacko T (2008, invited). Use of discrete-dynode secondary electron multipliers with Faradays – A 'reduced volume' approach for in-situ U-Pb dating of accessory minerals within petrographic thin section by LA-MC-ICP-MS (edited by P. Sylvester). 2008 V.M. Goldschmidt Laser Ablation Short Course Volume 40, 241-264.

GOVERNMENT REPORTS

Eccles DR, Payne JG, Simonetti A and Hood CTS (2006). Petrography and geochronology of crustal xenoliths from northern Alberta. Alberta Energy and Utilities Board, EUB/AGS Geo-note 2006-01, 18 p.

Eccles DR and Simonetti A (2008). A study of peridotitic garnet xenocryst compositions from selected ultramafic bodies in the northern Alberta kimberlite province: implications for mantle stratigraphy and garnet classification. Alberta Energy and Utilities Board, EUB/AGS Earth Science Report No. 2008-01, 40 p.

Moroskat M, Erdmer P, Simonetti A, and Jackson VA (2007). In-situ LA-MC-ICP-MS study of 'Mattberry' granite, Mattberry Lake, southern Wopmay Orogen, NWT. NWT Geoscience Office, NWT Open Report 2007-003, 13 p.