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Edward M. Ripley

Representative Publications

Published

Li, C., Zhang, Z., Li, W., Wang, Y., Sun, T. and Ripley, E.M. 2015. Geochronology, petrology and Hf-S isotope geochemistry of the newly-discovered Xiarihamu magmatic Ni-Cu deposit in the Qinghai-Tibet plateau, western China. Lithos 216-217:224-240

Li,C., Arndt, N.T., Tang, Q. and Ripley, E.M. 2015. Trace element indiscrimination diagrams. Lithos 232:76–83

Ripley, E.M., Dong, S., Li, C. and Wasylenki, L. 2015. Cu isotope variations between conduit and sheet-style Ni–Cu–PGE sulfide mineralization in the Midcontinent Rift System, North America. Chemical Geology 414:59-68.

Taranovic, V., Ripley, E.M. and Li, C. 2015. Petrogenesis of the Ni-Cu-PGE sulfide-bearing Tamarack Intrusive Complex, Midcontinent Rift System, Minnesota. Lithos 212-215:16-31.

Yu, S.-U., Song ,X.-Y., Ripley, E.M., Li, C., Chen, L.-M., She, Y.-W. and Luan, Y. 2015. Integrated O–Sr–Nd isotope constraints on the evolution of four important Fe–Ti oxide ore–bearing mafic–ultramafic intrusions in the Emeishan large igneous province, SW China. Chemical Geology 401:28-42.

Ripley, E.M., Lightfoot, P.C., Stifter, E.C., Underwood, B., Taranovic, V., Dunlop. M. III and Donoghue, K.A. 2015. Heterogeneity of S-isotope compositions recorded in the Sudbury Igneous Complex, Canada: Significance to formation of Ni-Cu sulfide ores and the host rocks. Economic Geology 110:1125-1135..

Robertson, J., Ripley, E.M., Li, C. and Barnes. S.J. 2015. Sulfur liberation from country rocks and incorporation in mafic magmas. Economic Geology 110:1111-1123 .

Zhai, D., Liu,J., Ripley, E.M. and Wang, J. 2015. Geochronological and He-Ar-S Isotopic Constraints on the Origin of the Sandaowanzi Gold-Telluride Deposit, Northeastern China. Lithos 212-215:338-352.

Donoghue, K.A., Ripley, E.M. and Li, C. 2014. Sulfur isotope and mineralogical studies of Ni-Cu sulfide mineralization in the Bovine Igneous Complex (BIC Intrusion), Baraga Basin, Northern Michigan. Economic Geology 109:325-341.

Ripley, E.M. 2014. Ni-Cu-PGE mineralization in the Partridge River, South Kawishiwi and Eagle Intrusions; A Review of Contrasting Styles of Sulfide-Rich Occurrences in the Midcontinent Rift System. Economic Geology 109:309-324.

Ripley, E.M. and Li, C. 2013. Sulfide saturation in mafic magmas: Is external Sulfur required for magmatic Ni-Cu-(PGE) ore genesis? Economic Geology 108:45-58.

Li, C., Ripley, E.M., Thakurta, J., Stifter, E.C. and Qi, L. 2013. Variations of olivine Fo-Ni contents and highly chalcophile element abundances in arc ultramafic cumulates, southern Alaska. Chemical Geology 351:15–28.

Peng, R., Zhai, Y., Li, C., and Ripley, E.M. 2013. The Erbutu Ni-Cu deposit in the Central Asian Orogenic Belt: a Permian magmatic sulfide deposit related to boninitic magmatism in an arc setting. Economic Geology 108:1879–1888.

Li, C., Thakurta, J. and Ripley, E.M. 2012. Low-Ca contents and kink-banded textures are not unique to mantle olivine: evidence from the Duke Island Complex, Alaska. Mineralogy and Petrology 104:147-153. DOI.

Li, G., Li, C., Ripley, E.M., Kamo, S. and Su, S. 2012. Geochronology, petrology and geochemistry of the Nanlinshan and Banpo mafic-ultramafic intrusions: implications for subduction initiation in the eastern Palaeo-Tethys. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 164:773–788.

Li, C., Tao, Y., Qi, L. and Ripley, E.M. 2012. Controls on PGE fractionation in the Emeishan picrites and basalts: constraints from integrated lithophile-siderophile elements and Sr-Nd isotopes. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 90:12–32.

Ding, X., Ripley, E.M., Shirey, S.B. and Li, C. 2012. Os, Nd, O and S isotope constraints on country rock contamination in the conduit related Eagle Cu-Ni-(PGE) deposit, Midcontinent Rift System, Upper Michigan. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 89:10–30.

Ding, X., Ripley, E.M. and Li, C. 2012. PGE Geochemistry of the Eagle magmatic sulfide deposit, upper Michigan: Constraints on ore genesis in a dynamic magma conduit. Mineralium Deposita 47:89-104.

In Preparation

Thakurta, J., Ripley, E.M. and Li, C. (in press) Platinum group element geochemistry of sulfide-rich horizons in the Ural-Alaskan type ultramafic complex of Duke Island, southeastern Alaska. Economic Geology.

Stifter, E.C., Ripley, E.M. and Li, C. (in press) Silicate melt removal and sulfide liquid retention in ultramafic rocks of the Duke Island Complex, Southeastern Alaska. Mineralogy and Petrology.

Stifter, E.C., Ripley, E.M. and Li, C. (in press) Os and S Isotope Evidence for Variable Degrees of Country Rock Contamination in Dunites and Olivine Clinopyroxenites from the Duke Island Complex, Alaska. Mineralium Deposita.

Yu, S.-U., Song ,X.-Y., Ripley, E.M., Li, C., Chen, L.-M., She, Y.-W. andLuan, Y. (in press) Integrated O–Sr–Nd isotope constraints on the evolution of four important Fe–Ti oxide ore–bearing mafic–ultramafic intrusions in the Emeishan large igneous province, SW China. Chemical Geology.

Barnes, S.-J. and Ripley, E.M. (in press) Highly siderophile and strongly chalcophile elements in magmatic ore deposits. In Harvey, J. and Brenan, J. (eds.) Geochemical Society and Mineralogical Society of America Reviews in Mineralogy and Geochemistry, Highly siderophile and strongly chalcophile elements in high temperature geochemistry and cosmochemistry.

Ripley, E.M., Lightfoot, P.C., Stifter, E.C., Underwood, B., Taranovic, V., Dunlop. M. III and Donoghue, K.A. (in press) Heterogeneity of S-isotope compositions recorded in the Sudbury Igneous Complex, Canada: Significance to formation of Ni-Cu sulfide ores and the host rocks. Economic Geology

Robertson, J., Ripley, E.M., Li, C. and Barnes. S.J. (in press) Sulfur liberation from country rocks and incorporation in mafic magmas. Economic Geology.

Taranovic, V., Ripley, E.M. and Li, C (in press) PGE mineralization in the Tamarack Intrusive Complex, Midcontinent Rift, Minnesota. Mineralium Deposita

Taranovic, V., Ripley, E.M. and Li, C. (submitted) Isotopic and trace element studies of melt-country rock interaction, Tamarack Intrusive Complex, Midcontinent Rift, Minnesota. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta

Stifter, E., Ripley, E.M. and Li,C. (in progress) Re-Os isotopic evidence for multiple intrusions in the Duke Island Complex, Alaska; Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta

Taranovic,V., Ripley, E.M., Rossell, D. and Li, C. (in progress) Petrogenesis of the Ni-Cu-PGE sulfide-bearing Tamarack Intrusive Complex, Midcontinent Rift System, Minnesota; Lithos Comment