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Publications

Peer-Reviewed Articles: († denotes undergraduate student supervised by Dygert)

Li, H., Zhang, N., Liang, Y., Wu, B., Dygert, N., Huang, J., Parmentier, E.M., 2019. Lunar Cumulate Mantle Overturn: A New Model Constrained by Ilmenite Rheology. Journal of Geophysical Research – Planets, doi:10.1029/2018JE005905.

Dygert, N., Bernard, R.E., Behr, W.M. (2019) Great Basin mantle xenoliths record deformation associated with active lithospheric downwelling. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, doi:10.1029/2018GC007834.

Catlos, E.J., †Pease, E.C., Dygert, N., Brookfield, M., Schwarz, W.H., Bhutani, R., Pande, K., Schmitt, A. (2018) Nature, age and emplacement of the Spongtang ophiolite, Ladakh, NW India. Journal of the Geological Society of London, doi:10.1144/jgs2018-085.

Dygert, N., Jackson, C.R.M., Hesse, M.A., Tremblay, M.M., Shuster, D.L., †Gu, J.T. (2018) Plate tectonic cycling modulates Earth’s 3He/22Ne ratio. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2018.06.044.

Dygert, N., Lin, J.F., Marshall, E.W., Kono, Y., Gardner, J.E. (2017) A low viscosity lunar magma ocean forms a stratified anorthitic flotation crust with mafic poor and rich units. Geophysical Research Letters, doi:10.1002/2017GL075703.

Dygert, N., Kelemen, P., Liang, Y. (2017) Spatial variations in cooling rate in the mantle section of the Samail ophiolite in Oman: Implications for formation of lithosphere at mid-ocean ridges. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2017.02.038.

Zhang, N., Dygert, N., Liang, Y., Parmentier, E.M. (2017) The effect of ilmenite viscosity on the dynamics and evolution of an overturned lunar cumulate mantle. Geophysical Research Letters, doi:10.1002/2017GL073702.

Dygert, N., Liang, Y., Kelemen, P. (2016) Formation of plagioclase lherzolite and associated dunite-harzburgite-lherzolite sequence by multiple episodes of melt percolation and melt-rock reaction: An example from Trinity ophiolite. Journal of Petrology, doi:10.1093/petrology/egw018.

Dygert, N., Hirth, G., Liang, Y. (2016) A flow law for ilmenite in dislocation creep: Implications for lunar cumulate mantle overturn. Geophysical Research Letters, doi:10.1002/2015GL066546.

Wang, C.G., Liang, Y., Dygert, N., Xu, W.L. (2016) Formation of orthopyroxenite by reaction between peridotite and hydrous basaltic melts: An experimental study. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, doi:10.1007/s00410-016-1287-z.

Dygert, N. and Liang, Y. (2015) Temperatures and cooling rates recorded in REE in coexisting pyroxenes in ophiolitic and abyssal peridotites. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2015.02.042.

Dygert, N., Liang, Y., Sun, C., Hess, P. (2014) An experimental study of trace element partitioning between augite and Fe-rich basalts. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, doi:10.1016/j.gca.2014.01.042.

Dygert, N., Liang, Y., Hess, P. (2013) The importance of melt TiO2 in affecting high field strength element partitioning between Fe-Ti oxides and lunar picritic glass melts. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, doi:10.1016/j.gca.2012.12.005.

Wang, C.G., Liang, Y., Xu, W.L., Dygert, N. (2013) Interaction between pyroxenite-derived melt and peridotite: laboratory dissolution experiments with applications to mineral compositional variations in mantle xenoliths from the North China Craton. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, doi:10.1007/s00410-013-0938-6.

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