Presented by

Chuck Thorman

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Talk Date: May 28th, 2020

Talk Title: Chuck Thorman: Regional Tectonics Based on Conodont CAIs and Burial Depths as viewed from the Pequop Mountains, NE Nevada – An unbiased Opinion

 

Publications that further address questions posed:

  • Stress, Pressure, Depth
    • Wheeler, J., 2014, Dramatic effects of stress on metamorphic reactions: Geology, v. 42, no. 8, p. 647-650.
    • Schmalholz, S.M., and Podladchikov, Y., 2014, Metamorphism under stress: The problem of relating minerals to depth: Geology, v. 42, no. 8, p. 733-734.
    • Hobbs, B., and Ord, A., 2015, Dramatic effects of stress on metamorphic reactions: COMMENT: Geology, v. 43, no. 11, p. e372
    • Wheeler, J., 2015, Dramatic effects of stress on metamorphic reactions: REPLY: Geology, v. 43, no. 11, p. e373.
    • Schmalholz, S.M., and Podladchikov, Y., 2013, Tectonic overpressure in weak crustal‐scale shear zones and implications for the exhumation of high‐pressure rocks: Geophysical Research Letters, v. 40, no. 10, p. 1984-1988.
    • Schmalholz, S.M., Medvedev, S., Lechmann, S.M., and Podladchikov, Y., 2014, Relationship between tectonic overpressure, deviatoric stress, driving force, isostasy and gravitational potential energy: Geophysical Journal International, v. 197, no. 2, p. 680-696.
  • Conodonts
    • Epstein, A.G., Epstein, J.B., and Harris, L.D., 1977, Conodont color alteration: an index to organic metamorphism: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 995, 27 p.
    • Crafford, A.E.J., 2007, Geologic map of Nevada: US Department of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 249, 46 p.
  • References:
    • Sandberg, C.A., 1983, Petroleum potential of Wilderness Lands in Nevada, style=”font-weight: 400;”>in style=”font-weight: 400;”> Miller, B.M., ed., Petroleum potential of Wilderness Lands in the Western United States:  U.S. Geological Survey Circular 902-H, p. H1–H11.
    • Sandberg, C.A., and Gutschick, R.C., 1984, Distribution, microfauna, and source-rock potential of Mississippian Delle Phosphatic Member of Woodman Formation and equivalents, Utah and adjacent States, inWoodward, J., Meissner, F.F., and Clayton, J.L., eds., Hydrocarbon source rocks of the Greater Rocky Mountain region:  Denver, Colorado, Rocky Mountain Association of Geologists, p. 135–178.