Amato Abstracts

Abstracts (2012-2017)

 

(*NMSU student coauthor)

 

Amato, J. M., Swenton*, V.M., McIntosh, W.C., and Jonell*, T.N., 2017, The “Box Canyon tuff” and its relationship to the Schoolhouse Mountain caldera, Mogollon-Datil volcanic field, southwest New Mexico, New Mexico Geological Society Annual Spring Meeting, Proceedings Volume, p. 13.

Howland*, C., Amato, J. M., 2017, The Paleoproterozoic Mazatzal province of southern New Mexico: Insight from detailed field mapping and isotope geochemistry, New Mexico Geological Society Annual Spring Meeting, Proceedings Volume, p. 37.

Swenton*, V.M., Amato, J. M., Jonell*, T.N., and McIntosh, W.C., 2017, The onset of rhyolite volcanism and subsequent collapse in the Schoolhouse Mountain caldera, Mogollon-Datil volcanic field, southwest New Mexico, New Mexico Geological Society Annual Spring Meeting, Proceedings Volume, p. 66.

Creitz*, R. H., Hampton, B.A., Mack, G.H., and Amato, J. M., 2017, Sedimentology, stratigraphy, and geochronology from Early (?)-Middle Eocene, post-Laramide volcanic and volcaniclastic strata of the Palm Park formation in south-central New Mexico, New Mexico Geological Society Annual Spring Meeting, Proceedings Volume, p. 22.

Amato, J. M., Ottenfeld*, C., and Heizler, M.T., 2016, The Mazatzal province in southern New Mexico: U-Pb dating of Paleoproterozoic rocks to assess magmatism, deposition, metamorphism, and deformation, Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, Abstracts with Programs, v. 48, no. 7, doi: 10.1130/abs/2016AM-281074.

Swenton*, V.M., Jonell*, T.N., Amato, J. M., and McIntosh, W.C., 2016, The lifecycle of the Eocene-Oligocene Schoolhouse Mountain Caldera, Mogollon-Datil volcanic field, southwest New Mexico, Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, Abstracts with Programs, v. 48, no. 7, doi: 10.1130/abs/2016AM-280328.

Creitz, R.H., Hampton, B.A., Mack, G.H., and Amato, J. M., 2016, Sedimentology, stratigraphy, and geochronology from Early (?)–Middle Eocene rocks of the Palm Park formation in south-central New Mexico, Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, Abstracts with Programs, v. 48, no. 7, doi: 10.1130/abs/2016AM-287394.

Swenton*, V. M., Amato, J., and McIntosh, W., 2016, The Lifecycle of the Oligocene Schoolhouse Mountain Caldera, Southwest New Mexico, New Mexico Geological Society Annual Spring Meeting, Proceedings Volume, p. 64.

Amato, J. M., Pavlis, T.L., and Clift, P.D., 2015, The timing of arc-continent collision in Alaska from detrital zircon ages in the Chugach accretionary complex, Geological Society of America Cordilleran Section Meeting, Abstracts with Programs, v. 47, no. 4, p. 13.

Amato, J. M., and Gottlieb*, E. S., 2015, Mid-Cretaceous magmatism of the Bering Strait region (Seward Peninsula, St. Lawrence Island, and Chukotka): A review with new zircon U-Pb ages, Geological Society of America Cordilleran Section Meeting Meeting, Abstracts with Programs, v. 47, no. 4, p. 2.

Toro, J., Amato, J. M., Hampton, B. A., Akinin, V. V., and Tuchkova, M., 2015, Tectonic evolution of the Mesozoic South Anyui suture zone, eastern Russia: A critical component of paleogeographic reconstructions of the Arctic region, Geological Society of America Cordilleran Section Meeting, Abstracts with Programs, v. 47, no. 4, p. 2.

Toro, J., and Amato, J. M., 2015, Dextral motion on the Kugruk shear zone, Seward Peninsula, during opening of the Canada basin, Geological Society of America Cordilleran Section Meeting, Abstracts with Programs, v. 47, no. 4, p. 3.

Ottenfeld*, C. F., and Amato, J. M., 2015, U-PB geochronology and tectonic significance of arc-related Proterozoic rocks in southern New Mexico, New Mexico Geological Society Annual Spring Meeting Abstracts, p. 43.

Mack, G. H., Amato, J. M., and Upchurch, G. R., 2015, U-Pb geochronology of ash fall tuffs in the McRae Formation (Upper Cretaceous), south-central New Mexico, New Mexico Geological Society Annual Spring Meeting Abstracts, p. 38.

Hogan, J. P., and Amato, J. M., 2015, Confirmation of temporally distinct magmatic events in the Wichita Mountains, Oklahoma, Geological Society of America South-Central Section Meeting, Abstracts with Programs, v. 47, no. 1, p. 13.

Toro, J., and Amato, J. M., 2014, The role of Chukotka during opening of the Amerasian Basin: A new paleogeographic model for the Arctic during the Mesozoic, Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, Abstracts with Programs, v. 46, no. 7, p. 786.

Pavlis, T., and Amato, J. M., 2014, Kinematic models for the mélange mixing process via simultaneous slip on multiple faults in the subduction channel, Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, Abstracts with Programs, v. 46, no. 7, p. 445.

Day, E., Pavlis, T., and Amato, J. M., 2014, A new tectono-metamorphic model for the emplacement of the Iceberg Lake and Liberty Creek blueschist bodies, south-central Alaska, Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, Abstracts with Programs, v. 46, no. 6, p. 445.

Williams*, R. A., and Amato, J. M., 2014, Geologic Mapping and Geochronology of Proterozoic rocks in the Burro Mountains, New Mexico Reveals a New Grenville Locality in the Southwest U.S., New Mexico Geological Society Annual Spring Meeting Abstracts, p. 64.

Ottenfeld*, C. F., and Amato, J. M., 2014, U-Pb Geochronology of Sedimentary and Igneous Arc-Related Proterozoic Rocks in southern New Mexico, New Mexico Geological Society Annual Spring Meeting Abstracts, p. 49.

Amato, J. M., Williams*, R. A., and Gehrels, G., 2014, Coeval deposition of carbonate and associated sedimentary rocks at 1.25-1.23 Ga in Texas, New Mexico, and Arizona: Expanding our understanding of Grenville tectonism in the Southwest U.S., New Mexico Geological Society Annual Spring Meeting Abstracts, p. 10.

Amato, J. M., Bright*, R., Denyszyn, S. W., Ernst, R. E., and Bleeker, W., 2013, High-precision U-Pb baddeleyite dates from diabase in the southwest U.S.: Implications of coeval silicic and mafic magmatism in a Mesoproterozoic large igneous province, Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, Abstracts with Programs, v. 45, no. 7, p. 462.

Williams*, R. A., and Amato, J. M., 2013, Paleoproterozoic metasedimentary rocks in the Burro Mountains, New Mexico: Potential elucidation of depositional setting and causes of metamorphism in the southern Mazatzal Province, Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, Abstracts with Programs, v. 45, no. 7, p. 624.

Gaynor*, S., and Amato, J. M., 2013, Proterozoic Zoned Intrusive Suites: Determining the Emplacement Mechanisms of the Burro Mountain Intrusive Suite, New Mexico Geology, v. 35, p. 50.

Machin*, S., Amato, J. M., and Lucas, S., 2013, The age of the Encinal Canyon Member of the Dakota Formation: New insights into the Early-Late Cretaceous transgression of the Western Interior Seaway into north-central New Mexico, New Mexico Geology, v. 35, p. 48.

Williams*, R. A., Amato, J. M., and Gaynor*, S., 2013, Field mapping of the Redrock area, Burro Mountains, southwest New Mexico, and U-Pb dating of 1.2 Ga magmatism and contact metamorphism of Paleoproterozoic metasedimentary rocks, New Mexico Geology, v. 35, p. 62.

Dimitroff*, C. W., Gaynor*, S., and Amato, J. M., 2013, Structural analysis of 1.1 Ga diabase intrusions: Burro Mountains, New Mexico, New Mexico Geology, v. 35, p. 50.

Howard, A. L., Farmer, G. L., Fedo, C. M., and Amato, J. M., 2012, Hafnium isotopic evidence on the provenance of ~1.1 Ga detrital zircons in western North America, Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, Abstracts with Programs, v. 44, no. 7, p. 284.

Amato, J. M., Gaynor*, S., Rioux, M., and Bowring, S., 2012, Precise dating of the Burro Mountain granite and associated metamorphism, southern New Mexico: Syndeformational magmatism and rapid cooling of a gneiss dome, Geological Society of America Rocky Mountain Section Meeting, Abstracts with Programs, v. 44, no. 6, p. 9.

Amato, J. M., and Mack, G. H., 2012, Detrital zircon geochronology from the Cambrian-Ordovician Bliss Sandstone, New Mexico: Evidence for contrasting Grenville-age and Cambrian sources on opposite sides of the Transcontinental Arch, Geological Society of America Rocky Mountain Section Meeting, Abstracts with Programs, v. 44, no. 6, p. 82.

Bright*, R., Amato, J. M., Denyszyn, S. W., and Ernst, R. E., 2012, U-Pb geochronology and isotope geochemistry of ~1.1 Ga diabase dikes and sills in the southwest U.S.: Implications for Rodinia reconstructions, Geological Society of America Rocky Mountain Section Meeting, Abstracts with Programs, v. 44, no. 6, p. 9.

Gaynor*, S., and Amato, J. M., 2012, The Burro Mountain plutonic complex: Evaluating emplacement mechanisms of a 1.4 Ga A-type granitoid pluton in southwest New Mexico, Geological Society of America Rocky Mountain Section Meeting, Abstracts with Programs, v. 44, no. 6, p. 93.

Machin*, S., Amato, J. M., and Lawton, T. F., 2012, The Beartooth-Mojado connection: Using mid-Cretaceous sedimentary rocks to understand the tectonic history of southwestern New Mexico, Geological Society of America Rocky Mountain Section Meeting, Abstracts with Programs, v. 44, no. 6, p. 83.

Jonell*, T. N., and Amato, J. M., 2012, U-Pb zircon and Sr-isotope constraints on age and contamination of Paleogene volcanic rocks of the Burro Mountains, southwest New Mexico, New Mexico Geology, v. 34, p. 51.

Machin*, S., Amato, J. M., and Lawton, T. F., 2012, The Beartooth-Mojado connection: Using mid-Cretaceous sedimentary rocks to understand the tectonic history of southwest New Mexico, New Mexico Geology, v. 34, p. 56.

Lawton, T. F., Gilbert*, J. C., and Amato, J. M., 2012, Age of the Jurassic arc system in southern Arizona, Geological Society of America Cordilleran Section Meeting, Abstracts with Programs, v. 44, no. 3, p. 23.