Publications

Journal Articles

Tom Zega:

Berger, E. L., et al. Evidence for aqueous activity on comet 81P/Wild 2 from sulfide mineral assemblages in Stardust samples and CI chondrites.

Zega, T. J., et al. A Transmission Electron Microscopy Study of Presolar Hibonite.

Zega, T. J., et al. Mineral associations and character of isotopically anomalous organic material in the Tagish Lake carbonaceous chondrite.

De Gregorio, B. T., et al. Isotopic anomalies in organic nanoglobules from Comet 81P/Wild 2: Comparison to Murchison nanoglobules and isotopic anomalies induced in terrestrial organics by electron irradiation.

Busemann, H., et al. Ultra-primitive interplanetary dust particles from the comet 26P/Grigg-Skjellerup dust stream collection.

Zolensky, M., et al. Comparing Wild 2 particles to chondrites and IDPs.

Leroux, H., et al. A TEM study of thermally modified comet 81P/Wild 2 dust particles by interactions with the aerogel matrix during the Stardust capture process.

Zega, T. J., et al. Coordinated isotopic and mineralogic analyses of planetary materials enabled by in situ lift-out with a focused ion beam scanning electron microscope.

Zolensky, M. E., et al. Mineralogy and Petrology of Comet 81P/Wild 2 Nucleus Samples.

Brownlee, D., et al. Comet 81P/Wild 2 Under a Microscope.

Zega, T. J., et al. Determination of Interface Atomic Structure and Its Impact on Spin Transport Using Z-Contrast Microscopy and Density-Functional Theory.

Zega, T. J., et al. Polyhedral serpentine grains in CM chondrites.

Garvie, L.A.J., Zega, T.J., Rez, P., and Buseck, P.R. 2004 American Mineralogist Nanometer-scale measurements of Fe3+/ΣFe by electron energy-loss spectroscopy: A cautionary note.

Zega, T. J., et al. Serpentine nanotubes in the Mighei CM chondrite.

Zega, T.J., Garvie, L.A.J., and Buseck, P.R. 2003 American Mineralogist Nanometer-scale measurements of iron oxidation states of cronstedtite from primitive meteorites.

Zega, T. J., Buseck, P. R. Fine-grained-rim mineralogy of the Cold Bokkeveld CM chondrite.

Lauretta, D. S., Buseck, P. R., Zega, T. J. Opaque minerals in the matrix of the Bishunpur (LL3.1) chondrite: constraints on the chondrule formation environment.

Zega, T. J., Buseck, P. R. Mineralogy of a Fine-Grained Rim Within the Cold Bokkeveld cm Chondrite: A Transmission Electron Microscope Study. 

 

Ken Domanik:

Gardner-Vandy K. G.; Hill D.H.; Lauretta D. S.; Goreva Y.S.; Domanik K.J.; Greenwood R.C.; Franchi I.A.; Killgore M. (2011) Petrology and geochemistry of the Northwest Africa 3368 eucrite.

Haynes, C.V. Jr.; Boerner, J.; Domanik, K.; Lauretta, D.; Ballenger, J.; Goreva, J. (2010) The Murray Springs Clovis site, Pleistocene extinction, and the question of extraterrestrial impact.

Schrader D. L., Lauretta D.S., Connolly jr., H.C., Goreva Y.S.; Hill D.H.; Domanik K.J.; Berger E.L.; Yang H.; Downs R.T. (2010) Sulfide-rich metallic impact melts from chondritic parent bodies.

Domanik K.J., Kolar S., Musselwhite D. and Drake M.J. (2004) Accessory silicate mineral assemblages in the Bilanga diogenite: A petrographic study.

Domanik K.J. and Holloway J.R. (2000) Experimental synthesis and phase relations of phengitic muscovite from 6.5 to 11 GPa in a calcareous metapelite from the Dabie Mountains, China. In Ultra-high pressure metamorphic rocks.

Smyth J.R., Jacobsen S.D., Swope R.J., Angel R.J., Arlt T., Domanik K.J. and Holloway J.R. (2000) Crystal structures and compressibilities of synthetic 2M1 and 3T phengite micas.

Domanik K.J. and Holloway J.R. (1996) The stability and composition of phengitic muscovite and associated phases from 5.5 to 11 GPa; implications for deeply subducted sediments.

Domanik K.J., Hervig R.L. and Peacock S.M. (1993) Beryllium and boron in subduction zone minerals: An ion microprobe study.

 

Michelle Thompson:

Thompson M.S., Christoffersen R., Zega T.J., and Keller. L.P. 2014. Microchemical and structural evidence for space weathering in soils from asteroid Itokawa. Earth, Planets and Space. Volume: 66.


Conference Abstracts

Bolser, D., and Zega, T.J. 2012. Analysis of a Calcium-Aluminum-Rich Inclusion From The Allende Meteorite Using Electron-Backscatter Diffraction.

Thompson, M.S., Christoffersen, R., Zega, T.J., and Keller, L.P. 2014. Nanoscale Analysis of Space Weathering Features in Soils from Itokawa. LPSC Abstract 2121.

Thompson, M.S., and Zega, T.J. 2014. Determining the Oxidation State of Iron Nanoparticles in Mature Lunar Soil through Electron Energy-Loss Spectroscopy. LPSC Abstract 2834.

Thompson, M.S., and Zega, T.J. 2013. Microstructural and Chemical Analysis of Soils from Itokawa: Evidence for Space Weathering. LPSC Abstract 2593.

Thompson, M.S., Christoffersen, R., and Zega, T. J. 2013. Microchemical and Structural Evidence for Space Weathering in Soils from Itokawa. Hayabusa Sample Symposium.

Thompson, M.S, Miller, K E, Zega, T.J., and Lauretta, D.S. 2012. Nanostructural Analysis of a Sulfide Assemblage in an R Chondrite Meteorite via Large Solid-Angle EDS. Microscopy and Microanalysis Meeting Abstract.

Thompson, M.S., Chrisoffersen, R., Noble, S.K., and Keller, L.P. 2012. Comparative Mineralogy, Microstructure and Compositional Trends in the Sub-Micron Size Fraction of Mare and Highland Lunar Soil. LPSC Abstract 2384.


Posters

Bolser, D., and Zega, T.J. 2012. Analysis of a Calcium-Aluminum-Rich Inclusion From The Allende Meteorite Using Electron-Backscatter Diffraction.

Thompson, M.S., Miller, K.E., Zega, T.J., and Lauretta, D.S. 2012. Nanostructural Analysis of a Sulfide Assemblage in an R-Chondrite Meteorite via large solid-angle EDS.