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Selected publications relating to geoscience in South Australia published in key scientific journals or by the Government of South Australia's Mineral Resources and Energy Resources Divisions are listed below. Mineral Resources and Energy Resources authors are shown in bold.

External publications link to abstracts via the doi (digital object identifier). For assistance with accessing the full articles contact the Geoscience Library

Mineral Resources and Energy Resources publications link to a downloadable PDF via the South Australian Resources Information Gateway (SARIG)

These references have been sourced by the Geoscience Library using the American Geological Institute ‘GeoRef’ database, publishing company listings, Mineral and Energy Resources Divisions' databases, Google Scholar and new publication alerts. Information on locating these is available through the Geoscience Library


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Droser ML, Tarhan LG and Gehling JG 2017. The rise of animals in a changing environment: global ecological innovation in the Late Ediacaran. Annual Review of Earth and Planetary Sciences 45:593–617. doi: 10.1146/annurev-earth-063016-015645

Heath P 2017. Quantifying the differences between gravity reduction techniques. Exploration Geophysics doi: 10.1071/EG17094 (Open Access)

Phillips N ed. 2017. Australian ore deposits, AusIMM Monograph 32. 6th edn. Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy, Carlton, Victoria. AusIMM website – Includes 20 papers on South Australian deposits or mineralised districts:

  • Abzalov MZ, Williams PK and Inwood NA – Honeymoon, Beverley and Four Mile uranium deposits, pp. 655–658
  • Cowley WMAdelaide Geosyncline, Stuart Shelf, Kanmantoo Trough and Delamerian Orogen, pp. 659–664
  • Cronin DE – Iron ore deposits of the Hutchison Group, Eyre Peninsula, pp. 625–628
  • Ehrig K, Kamenetsky VS, McPhie J, Cook NJ and Ciobanu CL – Olympic Dam iron oxide Cu–U–Au–Ag deposit, pp. 601–610
  • England GL and Thomas T – Razorback magnetite deposit, pp. 651–654
  • Fitzherbert JA and Downes PM – Curnamona Province – geological history and mineral systems, pp. 635–640
  • Giles C and Just T – Copper-gold deposits of the Benagerie Ridge, Curnamona Province, pp. 647–650
  • Groves I and Carman C – Beltana non-sulfide zinc deposit, pp. 673–676
  • Horn CM, Keeling JL and Olliver JG – Sedimentary magnesite deposits, Flinders Ranges, pp. 671–672
  • Howard HM, Dutch RA, Close DF and Wyche NL – Musgrave Province regional geology and metallogeny, pp. 577–580
  • Keeling JLGraphite deposits of the Eyre Peninsula, pp. 621–624
  • Nicolson BE, Anderson JA and Cross KC – Menninnie Dam Pb–Zn–Ag and Paris Ag–Pb deposits, pp. 629–630
  • Porter TM – Angas Zn–Pb–Ag–Au deposit, pp. 665–666
  • Reid AJGeology and metallogeny of the Gawler Craton, pp. 589–594
  • Rolley P and Wright M – Kanmantoo copper deposits, pp. 667–670
  • Sawyer M, Whittaker B and de Little J – Carrapateena iron oxide Cu–Au–Ag–U deposit, pp. 615–620
  • Standing CA, Hou B, Teakle MG, Klingner D and Harrison S – Heavy mineral sand deposits of Australia, pp. 83–88
  • Teale GS, Say P, Green N, Forgan H, Went C, Twining M and Cole L – Hillside iron oxide copper–gold deposit, pp. 631–634
  • Tomkins AG – Granulite-hosted Challenger gold deposit, pp. 595–600
  • Williams P, Freeman H, Anderson I and Holcombe R – Prominent Hill copper-gold deposit, pp. 611–614.

Reid AJ, Jagodzinski EA, Wade CE, Payne JL and Jourdan F 2017. Recognition of c. 1780 Ma magmatism and metamorphism in the buried northeastern Gawler Craton: correlations with events of the Aileron Province. Precambrian Research 302:198–220. doi: 10.1016/j.precamres.2017.09.010

Robertson KE, Heinson GS, Taylor DH and Thiel S 2017. The lithospheric transition between the Delamerian and Lachlan orogens in western Victoria: new insights from 3D magnetotelluric imaging. Australian Journal of Earth Sciences 64(3):385–399. doi: 10.1080/08120099.2017.1292953

Schmandt DS, Cook NJ, Ciobanu CL, Ehrig K, Wade BP, Gilbert S and Kamenetsky VS 2017. Rare earth element fluorocarbonate minerals from the Olympic Dam Cu–U–Au–Ag deposit, South Australia. Minerals 7(10):202. doi: 10.3390/min7100202 (Open Access)

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Betts MJ, Paterson JR, Jago JB, Jacquet SM, Skovsted CB, Topper TP and Brock GA 2017. A new lower Cambrian shell fossil biostratigraphy for South Australia: REPLY. Gondwana Research 45(2):262–264. doi: 10.1016/j.gr.2016.11.004

Betts MJ, Paterson JR, Jago JB, Jacquet SM, Skovsted CB, Topper TP and Brock GA 2017. Global correlation of the early Cambrian of South Australia: shelly fauna of the Dailyatia odyssey Zone. Gondwana Research 46:240–279. doi: 10.1016/j.gr.2017.02.007

Bowden B, Fraser G, Davidson GJ, Meffre S, Skirrow R, Bull S and Thompson J 2017. Age constraints on the hydrothermal history of the Prominent Hill iron oxide copper-gold deposit, South Australia. Mineralium Deposita 52(6):863–881. doi: 10.1007/s00126-016-0689-1

Cairns SD 2017. New azooxanthellate genus of Scleractinia (Flabellidae) from the Australian Cenozoic. Journal of Paleontology 91(3):407–416. doi: 10.1017/jpa.2016.83

Cherry AR, McPhie J, Kamenetsky VS, Ehrig K, Keeling JL, Kamenetsky MB, Meffre S and Apukhtina OB 2017. Linking Olympic Dam and the Cariewerloo Basin: was a sedimentary basin involved in formation of the world’s largest uranium deposit? Precambrian Research 300:168–180. doi: 10.1016/j.precamres.2017.08.002

Ciobanu CL, Cook NJ and Ehrig K 2017. Ore minerals down to the nanoscale: Cu-(Fe)-sulphides from the iron oxide copper gold deposit at Olympic Dam, South Australia. Ore Geology Reviews 81(4):1,218–1,235. doi: 10.1016/j.oregeorev.2016.08.015

Counts JW 2017. The Adelaide Rift Complex in the Flinders Ranges: geologic history, past investigations and relevant analogues, Report Book 2017/00016. Department of the Premier and Cabinet, South Australia, Adelaide. SARIG reference: RB 2017/00016

de Caritat P, Main PT, Grunsky EC and Mann AW 2017. Recognition of geochemical footprints of mineral systems in the regolith at regional to continental scales. Australian Journal of Earth Sciences  doi: 10.1080/08120099.2017.1264475 (Open Access)

Didana YL, Heinson G, Thiel S and Krieger L 2017. Magnetotelluric monitoring of permeability enhancement at enhanced geothermal system project. Geothermics 66:23–38. doi: 10.1016/jgeothermics.2016.11.005

Droser ML, Gehling JG, Tarhan LG, Evans SD, Hall CMS, Hughes IV, Hughes EB, Dzaugis ME, Dzaugis MP, Dzaugis PW and Rice D 2017. Piecing together the puzzle of the Ediacara biota: excavation and reconstruction at the Ediacara National Heritage site Nilpena (South Australia). Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology (in press, corrected proof). doi: 10.1016/j.palaeo.2017.09.007

Dutch RA, Pawley MJ, Wise TW, Tylkowski L, Lockheed A, McAlpine SRB and Heath P 2017. PACE Copper Coompana Drilling Project: drillhole CDP001 preliminary field-data report, Report Book 2017/00022. Department of the Premier and Cabinet, South Australia, Adelaide. SARIG reference: RB 2017/00022

Edgecombe GD, Paterson JR and Garcia-Bellido DC 2017. A new aglaspidid-like euarthropod from the lower Cambrian Emu Bay Shale of South Australia. Geological Magazine 154(1):87–95. doi: 10.1017/S0016756815001053

Etschmann B, Liu W, Li K, Dai S, Reith F, Falconer D, Kerr G, Paterson D, Howard D, Kappen P, Wykes J and Brugger J 2017. Enrichment of germanium and associated arsenic and tungsten in coal and roll-front uranium deposits. Chemical Geology 463:29–49. doi: 10.1016/j.chemgeo.2017.05.006

Fabris AJ, Tylkowski L, Brennan J, Flint RB, Ogilvie A, McAvaney S, Werner M, Pawley M, Krapf C, Burtt AC, Rowe R, Henschke C, Chalmers NC, Rechner S, Hardwick I and Keeling J 2017. Mineral Systems Drilling Program in the southern Gawler Ranges, South Australia, Report Book 2016/00030. Department of the Premier and Cabinet, South Australia, Adelaide. SARIG reference: RB 2016/00030

Foss C, Reed G, Keeping T, Wise T and Dutch RA 2017. Magnetic depth to basement mapping over the Coompana area, Report Book 2017/00027. Department of the Premier and Cabinet, South Australia, Adelaide. SARIG reference: RB 2017/00027

Foss C, Reed G, Keeping T, Wise T and Dutch RA 2017. Source magnetisation studies of the reverse magnetic anomalies in the Coompana area, Report Book 2017/00029. Department of the Premier and Cabinet, South Australia, Adelaide. SARIG reference: RB 2017/00029

Fu X, Cohen TJ and Arnold LJ 2017. Extending the record of lacustrine phases beyond the last interglacial for Lake Eyre in central Australia using luminescence dating. Quaternary Science Reviews 162:88–110. doi:10.1016/j.quascirev.2017.03.002

Glorie S, Agostino K, Dutch R, Pawley M, Hall J, Danišík M, Evans NJ and Collins AS 2017.  Thermal history and differential exhumation across the eastern Musgrave Province, South Australia: insights from low-temperature thermochronology. Tectonophysics 703-704:23–41. doi: 10.1016/j.tecto.2017.03.003

Guo F and McCabe P 2017. Lithofacies analysis and sequence stratigraphy of the Roseneath-Epsilon-Murteree gas plays in the Cooper Basin, South Australia. The APPEA Journal 57(2):749–754. doi: 10.1071/AJ16202

Halverson GP 2017. Introducing the xenoconformity. Geology 45(7):671–672. doi: 10.1130/focus072017.1 (Open Access)

Heath P, Gouthas G, Irvine J, Krapf C and Dutch R 2017. Microgravity surveys to identify potential hidden cavities on the Nullarbor, Report Book 2017/00021. Department of the Premier and Cabinet, South Australia, Adelaide. SARIG reference: RB 2017/00021

Hill RS 2017. History of the Australian vegetation: Cretaceous to Recent. University of Adelaide Press, Adelaide, South Australia. doi: 10.20851/australian-vegetation (Open Access, Ebook PDF)

Hou B, Keeling JL and Van Gosen BS 2017. Geological and exploration models of beach placer deposits, integrated from case-studies of southern Australia. Ore Geology Reviews 80:437–459. doi: 10.1016/j.oregeorev.2016.07.016

Hou B, Keeling JL and Ziying L 2017. Paleovalley-related uranium deposits in Australia and China: A review of geological and exploration models and methods. Ore Geology Reviews 88:201–234. doi: 10.1016/j.oregeorev.2017.05.005

Huang Q, Kamenetsky VS, Ehrig K, McPhie J, Kamenetsky M, Apukhtina O and Chambefort I 2017. Effects of hydrothermal alteration on mafic lithologies at the Olympic Dam Cu-U-Au deposit. Precambrian Research 292:305–322. doi: 10.1016/j.precamres.2017.02.013

Jacquet SM, Brouham T, Skovsted CB, Jago JB, Laurie JR, Betts, MJ, Topper TP and Brock GA 2017. Watsonella crosbyi from the lower Cambrian (Terreneuvian, Stage 2) Normanville Group in South Australia. Geological Magazine 154(5):1,088–1,104. doi: 10.1017/S0016756816000704

Jagodzinski EA and McAvaney SO 2017. SHRIMP U-Pb geochronology data for northern Eyre Peninsula, 2014–2016, Report Book 2006/00001. Department of the Premier and Cabinet, South Australia, Adelaide. SARIG reference: RB 2016/00001

Jagodzinski EA and Reid AJ 2017. PACE Geochronology: results of collaborative geochronology projects 2013–2015, Report Book 2015/00003. Department of the Premier and Cabinet, South Australia, Adelaide. SARIG reference: RB 2015/00003

James NP and Bone Y 2017. Provenance of Holocene calcareous beach-dune sediments, western Eyre Peninsula, Great Australian Bight, Australia. Sedimentary Geology 357:83–98. doi: 10.1016/j.sedgeo.2017.06.002

James NP and Bone Y 2017. Quaternary aeolianites in south-east Australia – a conceptual linkage between marine source and terrestrial deposition. Sedimentology 64(4):1,005–1,043. doi: 10.1111/sed.12339

Kaminsky FV and Lin J-F 2017. Iron partitioning in natural lower-mantle minerals: toward a chemically heterogeneous lower mantle. American Mineralogist 102:824–832. doi: 10.2138/am-2017-5949824

Katona LF 2017. Gridding of South Australia ground gravity data, using the supervised variable density method. Report Book 2017/00012. Department of the Premier and Cabinet, South Australia, Adelaide. SARIG reference: RB 2017/00012

Kennett BLN and Wei Z 2017. High-frequency ground motion from Australian earthquakes. Australian Journal of Earth Sciences 64(6):769–777. doi: 10.1080/08120099.2917.1364294

Kontonikas-Charos A, Ciobanu CL, Cook NJ, Ehrig K, Krneta S and Kamenetsky VS 2017. Feldspar evolution in the Roxby Downs Granite, host to Fe-oxide Cu-Au-(U) mineralisaiton at Olympic Dam, South Australia. Ore Geology Reviews 80:838–859. doi:10.1016/j.oregeorev.2016.08.019

Krneta S, Ciobanu CL, Cook NJ, Ehrig K and Kontonikas-Charos A 2017. Rare earth element behaviour in apatite from the Olympic Dam Cu–U–Au–Ag deposit, South Australia. Minerals 7(8):135. doi: 10.3390/min7080135 (Open Access)

Krneta S, Cook NJ, Ciobanu CL, Ehrig K and Kontonikas-Charos A 2017. The Wirrda Well and Acropolis prospects, Gawler Craton, South Australia: insights into evolving fluid conditions through apatite chemistry. Journal of Geochemical Exploration 181:276–291. doi: 10.1016.j.gexplo.2017.08.004

Kurylyk BL, Irvine DJ, Carey SK, Briggs MA, Werkema DD and Bonham M 2017. Heat as a groundwater tracer in shallow and deep heterogeneous media: Analytical solution, spreadsheet tool, and field applications. Hydrological Processes 31(14):2648–2661. doi: 10.1002/hyp.11216

Lawley C 2017. Geosciences Summer School, Report Book 2017/00004. Department of State Development, South Australia, Adelaide. SARIG reference: RB 2017/00004

McAvaney S, Werner M, Crowley J and Jagodzinski E 2017. The Gluepot Granite: CA-TIMS geochronology and constraints on the timing of deformation on northeastern Eyre Peninsula, Report Book 2016/00027. Department of the Premier and Cabinet, South Australia, Adelaide. SARIG reference: RB 2016/00027

McLennan SM, Giles D and Hill SM 2017. Late Miocene-Pliocene coastal acid sulphate system in southeastern Australia and implications for genetic mechanisms of iron oxide induration. Geoderma 294:1–18. doi:10.1016/j.geoderma.2016.12.021

Marwick B, Hiscock P, Sullivan M and Hughes P 2017. Landform boundary effects on Holocene forager landscape use in arid South Australia. Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports. (in press, corrected proof). doi: 10.1016.j.jasrep.2017.07.004

Minguez D and Kodama KP 2017. Rock magnetic chronostratigraphy of the Shuram carbon isotope excursion: Wonoka Formation, Australia. Geology 45(6):567–570. doi: 10.1130/G38572.1

Nicolson BE 2017. Fluid inclusion data from 23-Mile Quartz Quarry and Parkinson Dam, northern Eyre Peninsula, Report Book 2017/00008. Department of State Development, South Australia, Adelaide. SARIG reference: RB 2017/00008

Nicolson BE, Reid AJ, McAvaney SO, Keeling JL, Fraser G and Vasconcelos P 2017. A Mesoproterozoic advanced argillic alteration system: 40Ar/39Ar thermochronology from Nankivel Hill, Gawler Craton, Report Book 2017/00011. Department of the Premier and Cabinet, South Australia, Adelaide. SARIG reference: RB 2017/00011

Paterson R, FitzGerald D, Jakica S and Katona L 2017. Forward and inverse modelling of airborne electromagnetic data and 3D fault generation of regional gravity data, Report Book 2017/00020. Department of the Premier and Cabinet, South Australia, Adelaide. SARIG reference: RB 2017/00020

Qi Q, Müller TM and Pervukhina M 2017. Sonic QP/QSratio as diagnostic tool for shale gas saturation. Geophysics 82(3):MR97–MR103. doi: 10.1190/GEO2016-0499.1

Reid AJ, Jourdan F and Jagodinski EA 2017. Mesoproterozoic fluid events affecting Archean crust in the northern Olympic Cu–Au Province, Gawler Craton: insights from 40Ar/39Ar thermochronology. Australian Journal of Earth Sciences 64(1):103–119. doi: 10.1080/08120099.2017.1263806

Reid AJ and Payne JL 2017. Magmatic zircon Lu–Hf isotopic record of juvenile addition and crustal reworking in the Gawler Craton, Australia. Lithos 292-293:294–306. doi: 10.1016/j.lithos.2017.08.010

Reid LM, García-Bellido DC, Payne JL, Runnegar B and Gehling JG 2017. Possible evidence of primary succession in a juvenile-dominated Ediacara fossil surface from the Flinders Ranges, South Australia. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 476:68–76. doi: 10.1016/j.palaeo.2017.03.025

Reynolds P, Holford S, Schofield N and Ross A 2017. The shallow depth emplacement of mafic intrusions on a magma-poor rifted margin: an example from the Bight Basin, southern Australia. Marine and Petroleum Geology 88:605–616. doi: 10.1016/j.marpetgeo.2017.09.008

Retallack GJ 2017. Exceptional preservation of soft-bodied Ediacara biota promoted by silica-rich oceans: COMMENT. Geology 45(2) [Forum]. doi: 10.1030/G38763C.1 (Open Access)

Robson AG, Holford SP and King RC 2017. Structural evolution of a normal fault array in the Gambier Embayment, offshore Otway Basin, South Australia: insights from 3D seismic data. Australian Journal of Earth Sciences 64(5):611–624. doi: 10.1080/08120099.2017.1319420

Ryan L, Magee C and Jackson CA 2017. The kinematics of normal faults in the Ceduna Subbasin, offshore southern Australia: implications for hydrocarbon trapping in a frontier basin. AAPG Bulletin 101(3):321–341. doi: 10.1306/08051615234

Schlegal TU, Wagner T, Boyce A and Heinrich CA 2017. A magmatic source of hydrothermal sulfur for the Prominent Hill deposit and associated prospects in the Olympic iron oxide copper-gold (IOCG) province of South Australia. Ore Geology Reviews 89:1,058–1,090. doi: 10.1016/j.oregeorev.2016.09.002

Simpson C 2017. Report on Mineral Systems Drilling Program drillhole MSDP01, Six Mile Hill area, Report Book 2017/00023. Department of the Premier and Cabinet, South Australia, Adelaide. SARIG reference: RB 2017/00023

Simpson C 2017. Report on Mineral Systems Drilling Program drillhole MSDP03, Six Mile Hill area, Report Book 2017/00024. Department of the Premier and Cabinet, South Australia, Adelaide. SARIG reference: RB 2017/00024

Simpson C 2017. Report on Mineral Systems Drilling Program drillhole MSDP04, Six Mile Hill area, Report Book 2017/00025. Department of the Premier and Cabinet, South Australia, Adelaide. SARIG reference: RB 2017/00025

Simpson C 2017. Interpretative report of the lower Gawler Range Volcanics in the Six Mile Hill area, Report Book 2017/00026. Department of the Premier and Cabinet, South Australia, Adelaide. SARIG reference: RB 2017/00026

Sun XW, Bentley CJ and Jago JB 2017. The significance of Cambro-Ordovician trilobites from the Kalladeina 1 drill hole, Warburton Basin, South Australia. Australian Journal of Earth Sciences 64(4):471–485. doi: 10.1080/08120099.2017.1324822

Tarhan LG, Droser ML, Gehling JG and Dzaugis MP 2017. Microbial mat sandwiches and other anactualistic sedimentary features of the Ediacara Member (Rawnsley Quartzite, South Australia): implications for interpretation of the Ediacaran sedimentary record. Palaios 32(3):181–194. doi: 10.2110/palo.2016.060

Tarhan LG, Hood AvS, Droser ML, Gehling JG and Briggs DEG 2017. Exceptional preservation of soft-bodied Ediacara biota promoted by silica-rich oceans: REPLY. Geology 45(2) [Forum]. doi: 10.1017/S0016756815001053 (Open Access)

Thiel S 2017. Electromagnetic monitoring of hydraulic fracturing: relationship to permeability, seismicity and stress. Surveys in Geophysics doi: 10.1007/s10712-017-9426-2

Turner S, Blichet-Toft J, Schaefer B, Albarède F and Foden J 2017. A reappraisal of the evolution of the palaeo-Pacific margin of Gondwana from the Pb and Os isotope systematics of igneous rocks from the southern Adelaide fold belt, South Australia. Gondwana Research 45:152–162. doi: 10.1016/j.gr.2017.01.006

Verdugo-Ihl MR, Ciobanu CL, Cook NJ, Ehrig KJ, Courtney-Davies L and Gilbert S 2017. Textures and U–W–Sn–Mo signatures in hematite from the Olympic Dam Cu–U–Au–Ag deposits, South Australia: defining the archetype for IOCG deposits. Ore Geology Reviews (in press, accepted manuscript). doi:10.1016/j.oregeorev.2017.10.007

Wade CE and McAvaney SO 2017. Neoarchaean to earliest Palaeoproterozoic magmatism in the southern Gawler Craton: petrogenesis of the Minbrie Gneiss and Carpa Granite, Report Book 2016/00019. Department of State Development, South Australia, Adelaide. SARIG reference: RB 2016/00019

Wade CE and McAvaney SO 2017. Stratigraphy and geochemistry of the 1745–1700 Ma Peter Pan Supersuite, Report Book 2016/00026. Department of State Development, South Australia, Adelaide. SARIG reference: RB 2016/00026

Wolff K, Tiddy C, Giles D, Hill SM and Gordon G 2017. Distinguishing pedogenic carbonates from weathered marine carbonates on the Yorke Peninsula, South Australia: implications for mineral exploration. Journal of Geochemical Exploration 181:81–98. doi: 10.1016/j.gexplo.2017.06.019

Wopfner H and Wopfner I 2017. Trials and tribulations — oil search as a family outing, Report Book 2017/00010. Department of State Development, South Australia, Adelaide. SARIG reference: RB 2017/00010