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Peer-Reviewed Articles: († denotes undergraduate student advised by Dygert; ‡ denotes current or former graduate student; § denotes current or former postdoc)

(29) ‡Mouser, M.D. and Dygert, N. (2023) On the potential for cumulate mantle overturn in Mercury. Journal of Geophysical Research – Planets, doi:10.1029/2023JE007739.

(28) ‡Ji, D. and Dygert, N. (2023) Trace element evidence for serial processing of the lunar flotation crust and a depleted bulk Moon. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2022.117958.

(27) §Lucas, M.P., Dygert, N., Ren, J., Hesse, M.A., Miller, N.R., McSween, H.Y. (2022) Thermochemical evolution of the acapulcoite-lodranite parent body: Evidence for fragmentation-disrupted partial differentiation. Meteoritics and Planetary Science, doi:10.1111/maps.13930.

(26) Wilbur, Z.E., Udry, A., McCubbin, F.M., Vander Kaaden, K.E., DeFelice, C., Ziegler, K., Ross, D.K., McCoy, T.J., Gross, J., Barnes, J.J., Dygert, N., Zeigler, R.A., Turrin, B.D., McCoy, C. (2022) The effects of highly reduced magmatism revealed through aubrites. Meteoritics and Planetary Science, doi:10.1111/maps.13823.

(25) Ren, J., Hesse, M.A., §Lucas, M.P., Dygert, N.J. (2022) On the cooling rate evolution of asteroidal fragments. Icarus doi:10.1016/j.icarus.2022.114905.

(24) Kourim, F., Rospabé, M., Dygert, N., Chatterjee, S., Takazawa, E., Wang, K-L., Godard, M., Benoit, M., Giampoura, M., Teagle, D. A., Kelemen, P. B., Oman Drilling Project Phase 2 Science Party. (2022) Melt/fluid-rock interaction beneath oceanic spreading centers: Insights from the geochemical characterization of the Oman Crust-Mantle transition zone, holes CM1A and CM2B. Journal of Geophysical Research – Solid Earth, doi:10.1029/2021JB022694.

(23) ‡Grambling, N.L., Dygert, N., †Boring, B., Jean, M.M., Kelemen, P.B. (2022) Thermal history of lithosphere formed beneath fast spreading ridges: Constraints from the Mantle Transition Zone of the East Pacific Rise at Hess Deep and Oman Drilling Project, Wadi Zeeb, Samail ophiolite. Geophysical Research – Solid Earth (Oman Drilling Project special issue), doi:10.1029/2021JB022696.

(22) ‡Mouser, M.D., Dygert, N., §Anzures, B.A., ‡Grambling, N.L., Hurbiak, R., Kono, Y., Shen, G., Parman, S. (2021) Experimental investigation of Mercury’s magma ocean viscosity: Implications for the formation of Mercury’s cumulate mantle, its subsequent dynamic evolution, and crustal petrogenesis. Journal of Geophysical Research – Planets, doi:10.1029/2021JE006946.

(21) Kourim, F., Beinlich, A., Dygert, N., Lafay, R., Chieh, C.J., Michibayashi, K., Kovach, V., Yarmolyuk, V., Izuka, Y. (2021) Metasomatism of the off-cratonic lithospheric mantle beneath Hangay Dome, Mongolia: Constraints from trace-element modelling of lherzolite xenoliths. Lithos, doi:10.1016/j.lithos.2021.106407.

(20) Moriarty, D.P., Dygert, N., Valencia, S.N., Watkins, R.N., Petro, N.E. (2021) The Search for Lunar Mantle Rocks Exposed on the Surface of the Moon. Invited review for Nature Communications, doi:10.1038/s41467-021-24626-3.

(19) Moriarty, D.P., Watkins, R.N., Valencia, S.N., Kendall, J.D, Evans, J.A., Dygert, N., Petro, N.E. (2021) Evidence for a stratified upper mantle preserved within the South Pole Aitken Basin. Journal of Geophysical Research – Planets, doi:10.1029/2020JE006589.

(18) Tokle, L., Hirth, G., Raterron, P., Liang, Y., Dygert, N. (2021) The effect of pressure and Mg-content on ilmenite rheology: Implications for lunar cumulate mantle overturn. Journal of Geophysical Research – Planets, doi:10.1029/2020JE006494.

(17) §Lucas, M., Dygert, N., Ren, J., Hesse, M., Miller, N., McSween, H. (2020) Evidence for early fragmentation-reassembly of ordinary chondrite (H, L, and LL) parent bodies from REE-in-two-pyroxene thermometry. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, doi:10.1016/j.gca.2020.09.010.

(16) Dygert, N., Draper, D., Rapp, J., Lapen, T., Fagan, A. Neal, C.R. (2020) Experimental determinations of trace element partitioning between plagioclase, pigeonite, olivine and lunar basaltic melts and an fO2 dependent model for plagioclase-melt Eu partitioning. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, doi:10.1016/j.gca.2020.03.037.

(15) Zhang, Y., Nelson, P., Dygert, N., Lin, J.F. (2019) Fe Alloy Slurry and a Compacting Cumulate Pile Across Earth’s Inner-Core Boundary. Journal of Geophysical Research – Solid Earth, doi:10.1029/2019JB017792.

(14) 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.

(13) 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.

(12) Catlos, E.J., †Pease, E.C., Dygert, N., Brookfield, M., Schwarz, W.H., Bhutani, R., Pande, K., Schmitt, A. (2019) Nature, age and emplacement of the Spongtang ophiolite, Ladakh, NW India. Journal of the Geological Society of London, doi:10.1144/jgs2018-085.

(11) 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.

(10) 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.

(9) 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.

(8) 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.

(7) 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.

(6) 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.

(5) 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.

(4) 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.

(3) 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.

(2) 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.

(1) 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.