Dr. George Jenner - Publications

U-Pb Studies Using LAM-ICP-MS

Fernández-Suárez, J., Gutiérrez Alonso, G. Cox, R. and Jenner, G.A., 2001. Birth of the Armorica microplate: a strike-slip terrane delivery? Evidence from U-Pb ages of detrital zircons. Journal of Geology (in press).

De La Rosa, J.D., Jenner, G.A. and Castro, A., 2001. A study of inherited zircons in granitoid rocks from the South-Portuguese and Ossa-Morena Zones, Iberian Massif: tectonic implications. Tectonophysics (in press)

Berry R.F., Jenner, G.A., Meffre, S. and Tubrett, M.N., 2001. A North American provenance for Neoproterozoic to Cambrian sandstones in Tasmania?. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 192, 207-222.

Fernandez-Suarez, J., Gutierrez-Alonso, G. and Jenner, G.A., 2000. New ideas on the Proterozoic-Early Paleozoic evolution of NW Iberia: insights from U-Pb ages of detrital zircons. Precambrian Research 102, 185-206.

Fernandez-Suarez, J., Dunning, G.R., Jenner, G.A. and Gutierrez-Alonso, G., 2000. U-Pb geochronology and geochemistry of Variscan granitoids from the west Asturian Leonese Zone (NW Iberia): tectonothermal events and magmatic pulses. Journal of Geological Society, London 157, 565-576.

Fernandez-Suarez, J., Gutierrez-Alonso, G., Jenner, G.A. and Tubrett, M., 1999. Crustal sources in Lower Paleozoic rocks from NW Iberia: insights from laser ablation U-Pb ages of detrital zircons. Journal of Geological Society, London, 156, 1065-1068.

Gutierrez-Alonso, G., Suarez-Fernandez, J., Jenner, G.A. and Jackson, S.E. 1998. Geochronology and geochemistry in the Pola de Allande granitoids (northern Spain): their bearing on the Cadomian/Avalonian evolution of NW Iberia. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences 35, 1439-1453.

Dr. George Jenner Analytical Development and Geochemical Reference Materials

Jochum, K.P., Dingwell, D.B., Rocholl, A., Stoll, B., Hofmann, A.W., Becker, S., Besmehn, A., Bessette, D., Dietze, H-J., Dulski, P., Erzinger, J., Hellebrand, E., Hoppe, P., Horn, I., Janssens, K., Jenner, G.A., Klein, M., McDonough, W.F., Maetz, M., Mezger, K., Munker, C., Mikogosian, I.K., Pickhardt, C., Raczek, I., Seufert, H.M., Simakin, S.G., Sobolev, A.V., Spettel, B., Straub, S., Vincze, L., Wallianos, A., Weckwerth, G., Weyer, S., Wolf, D. and Zimmer, M., 2000. The preparation and preliminary characterization of eight geological MPI-DING reference glasses for in-situ microanalysis. Geostandards Newsletter 24, 87-133.

Reid, J. E., Horn, I., Longerich, H.P., Forsythe, L. and Jenner, G.A., 1999. Determination of Zr and Hf in a flux-free fusion of whole rock samples using laser ablation inductively coupled plasma - mass spectrometry (LA-ICP-MS) with isotope dilution calibration. Geostandards Newsletter 23, 149-155.

Jochum, K.P. and Jenner, G.A. 1994. Trace element analysis of Geological Survey of Japan silicate reference materials: comparison of SSMS with ICP-MS data and a critical discussion of compiled values. Fresenius' Journal of Analytical Chemistry 350, 310-318.

Longerich, H.P., Jenner, G.A., Fryer, B.J. and Jackson, S.E. 1990. Inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometric analysis of geological samples: case studies. Chemical Geology 83; 105-118.

Jenner, G.A., Longerich, H.P., Jackson, S.E. and Fryer, B.J. 1990. ICP-MS - a powerful tool for high precision trace element analysis in earth sciences: evidence from analysis of selected USGS reference samples. Chemical Geology 83, 133-148.

Robinson, P., Higgins, N.C. and Jenner, G.A. 1986. Determination of rare earth elements, yttrium and scandium in international standard rocks using an ion exchange - x-ray fluorescence technique. Chemical Geology 55, 121-137.

Dr. George JennerStudies of Partition Coefficients and of Ultramafics using LAM-ICP-MS

Foley, S.F., Petibon, C.M., Jenner, G.A. and Kjarsgaard, B.A., 2001. High U/Th partitioning by clinopyroxene from alkali silicate and carbonatite metasomatism: an origin for Th/U disequilibrium in mantle melts? Terra Nova 13 (Nov. 2001).

Foley, S.F., Barth, M. and Jenner, G.A., 2000. Rutile/melt partition coefficients for trace elements and an assessment of the influence of rutile on the trace element characteristics of subduction zone magmas. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 64, 933-938.

Dobosi, G. and Jenner, G.A., 1999. Petrologic implications of trace element variation in clinopyroxene megacrysts from the Nograd volcanic province, north Hungary: a study by laser ablation microprobe-inductively coupled plasma mass-spectrometry. Lithos 46, 731-749.

Dobosi, G., Kurat, G., Jenner, G.A. and Brandstatter, F. 1999. Cryptic metasomatism in the upper mantle beneath southeastern Austria: a laser ablation microprobe-ICP-MS study. Mineralogy and Petrology 67, 143-161. Suhr, G., Seck, H.A., Shimizu, N., Gunther, D. and Jenner, G.A. 1998. Infiltration of refractory melts into the lowermost oceanic crust: evidence from dunite - and gabbro- hosted clinopyroxenes in the Bay of Islands Ophiolite. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 131, 136-154.

Veksler, I.V., Petibon, C.M., Jenner, G.A., Dorfman, A.M. and Dingwell, D.B. 1998. Trace element partitioning in immiscible silicate-carbonate liquid systems: an initial study using a centrifuge autoclave. Journal of Petrology 39, 2095-2104.

Zack, T., Foley, S.F. and Jenner, G.A. 1997. A consistent partition coefficient set for clinopyroxene, amphibole and garnet from laser ablation microprobe analysis of garnet pyroxenites from Kakanui, New Zealand. Neues Jahrbuch Mineralogie Abh. 172, 23-41.

Foley, S.F., Jackson, S.E., Fryer, B.J., Greenough, J.D. and Jenner, G.A. 1996. Trace element partition coefficients for clinopyroxene and phlogopite in an alkaline lamprophyre from Newfoundland by LAM-ICP-MS. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 60, 629-638.

Horn, I., Foley, S. F., Jackson, S.E. and Jenner, G. A. 1994. Experimentally determined partitioning of high field strength and selected transition elements between spinel and basaltic melt. Chemical Geology 117, 193-218.

Jenner, G.A., Foley, S., Jackson, S.E., Green, T., Fryer, B.J. and Longerich, H. 1993. Determination of partition coefficients for trace elements in high pressure-temperature experimental run products by laser ablation microprobe - inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry (LAM-ICP-MS). Geochimica Cosmochemica Acta 58, 5099-5103.

Dr. George JennerPetrogenesis of Granitoids - related Tectonics

Whalen, J.B., Rogers, N., van Staal, C.R., Longstaffe, F.J., Jenner, G.A. and Winchester, J.A. 1998. Geochemical and isotopic (Nd, O) data from Ordovician felsic plutons and volcanic rocks of the Miramichi Highlands: petrogenetic and metallogenic implications for the Bathurst Mining Camp. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences 35, 237-252.

Whalen, J., van Staal, C.R., Longstaffe, F.J., Gariepy, C. and Jenner, G.A. 1998. Insights into tectonostratigraphic zone identification in southwestern Newfoundland based on isotopic (Nd, O, Pb) and geochemical data. Atlantic Geology 33, 231-241.

Whalen, J., Jenner, G.A., Longstaffe, F.J., Robert, F. and Gariepy, C. 1996. Geochemical and isotopic (O, Nd, Pb, Sr) constraints on A-type granite petrogenesis based on the Topsails Igneous Suite, Newfoundland Appalachians. Journal of Petrology 37, 1463-1489.

Whalen, J., Jenner, G.A., Longstaffe, F.J. and Hegner, E. 1996. Nature and evolution of the eastern margin of Iapetus: geochemical and isotopic constraints from Siluro-Devonian granitoid plutons in the New Brunswick Appalachians. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences 33, 140-155.

Whalen, J., Fyffe, L.R., Longstaffe, F.J. and Jenner, G.A.. 1996. The position and nature of the Gander-Avalon boundary, southern New Brunswick, based on geochemical and isotopic data from granitoid rocks. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences 33, 129-139.

Kerr, A., Jenner, G.A. and Fryer, B.J. 1995. Sm-Nd isotopic geochemistry of Precambrian to Paleozoic granitoid suites and the deep-crustal structure of the southeast margin of the Newfoundland Appalachians. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences 32, 224-245.

Whalen, J., Jenner, G.A., Hegner, E., Gariepy, C. and Longstaffe, F. 1994. Geochemical and isotopic (Nd, O and Pb) constraints on granite sources in Humber and Dunnage Zones, Gaspesie, Quebec and New Brunswick. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences 31, 323-340.

Whalen, J., Jenner, G.A., Currie, K., Barr, S. and Longstaffe, F. 1994. Geochemical and isotopic characteristics of granitoids of the Avalon Zone, southern New Brunswick: possible evidence for repeated delamination events. Journal of Geology 102, 269-282.

Dr. George JennerPetrogenesis of Mafic, Intermediate and other Rocks

Archean Rocks:

Arndt, N., Ginibre, C., Chauvel, C., Albarede, F., Cheadle, M., Herzberg, C., Jenner, G.A. and Lahaye, Y. 1998. Were komatiites wet? Geology 26, 739-742.

Arndt, N. and Jenner, G.A. 1986. Crustally contaminated komatiites and basalts from Kambalda, Western Australia. Chemical Geology 56, 229-256. Chauvel, C., Dupre, B. and Jenner, G.A. 1985. The Sm-Nd age for Kambalda volcanics is 500 m.y. too old! Earth and Planetary Science Letters 74, 315-324.

Arndt, N., Bickle, M., Jenner, G.A., Nisbet, E.G. and Zindler, A. 1986. The nature and composition of the Archean mantle. EOS 67, 172-174. Nisbet, E.G., Arndt, N.T., Bickle, M., Jenner, G.A. and Zindler, A. 1986. The debate about the Archaean mantle. Terra Cognita 6, 627-629.

Jenner, G.A., Fryer, B.J. and McLennan, S. 1981. Geochemistry of the Archaean Yellowknife Supergroup. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 45, 1111-1129.

Fryer, B.J. and Jenner, G.A. 1978. Geochemistry of the Archean Prince Albert Group volcanics, western Melville Peninsula, Northwest Territories, Canada. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 42: 1645-1654.

Jenner, G.A. and Gorman, B.E. 1977. Discussion of "Trace element geochemistry of Archaean granitic rocks from the Barberton Region, South Africa" by K.C. Condie and D.R. Hunter, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett. 36, 249-250

Dr. George JennerOphiolitic and Boninite related

Swinden, S.H., Jenner, G.A. and Szybinski, A. 1997. Magmatic and tectonic evolution of the Cambrian - Ordovician Laurentian margin of Iapetus: geochemical and isotopic constraints from the Notre Dame Subzone, Newfoundland. Geological Society of America Memoir 191, Nature of Magmatism in the Appalachian Orogen, 337-365.

Jenner, G.A. and Swinden, S. 1993. The Pipestone Pond Complex, Central Newfoundland: complex magmatism in an eastern Dunnage Zone ophiolite. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences 30, 434-448.

Jenner, G.A., Dunning, G.R., Malpas, J., Brown, M. and Brace, T. 1991. Bay of Islands and Little Port Complexes revisited: age, geochemical and isotopic evidence confirm suprasubduction-zone origin. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences 28, 1635-1652.

Dunning, G.R., Swinden, S., Kean, B., Evans, D. and Jenner, G.A. 1991. A Cambrian island arc in Iapetus: geochemistry and geochronology of the Lake Ambrose Volcanic Belt: Newfoundland Appalachians. Geological Magazine 128, 1-17.

Swinden, H.S., Jenner, G.A., Fryer, B.J. and Hertogen, J. and Roddick, J.C. 1990. Petrogenesis and paleotectonic history of the Wild Bight Group, an Ordovician rifted island arc in Central Newfoundland. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 105, 219-241.

Brown, A.V. and Jenner, G.A. 1989. Geological setting, petrology and chemistry of Cambrian boninite and low-Ti tholeiitic lavas in western Tasmania. In Boninites and related rocks. Edited by A. Crawford, Unwin Hyman, pp. 232-263.

Jenner, G.A., Cawood, P.A., Rautenschlein, M. and White, W.M. 1987. Composition of back-arc basin volcanics, Valu Fa Ridge, Lau Basin: Evidence for a slab-derived component in their mantle source. Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, 32, 209-222.

Rautenschlein, M., Jenner, G.A., Hertogen, J., Hofmann, A.W., Kerrich, R., Schmincke, H.-U. and White, W.M. 1985. Isotopic and trace element composition of volcanic glasses from the Akaki Canyon, Cyprus: Implications for the origin of the Troodos Ophiolite. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 75, 369-383.

Jenner, G.A. 1981. Geochemistry of high-Mg andesites from Cape Vogel, Papua New Guinea. Chemical Geology, 33: 307-332.

Jenner, G.A. and Fryer, B.J. 1980. Geochemistry of the upper Snooks Arm Group basalts, Burlington Peninsula, Newfoundland: evidence against formation in an island arc. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences, 17: 888-90.

Petibon, C.M., Kjarsgaard, B.A., Jenner, G.A., and Jackson, S.E., 1998. Phase relationships of a silicate-bearing natrocarbonatitie from Oldoinyo Lengai at 20 and 100 MPa. Journal of Petrology 39, 2137-2151.

La Fleche, M.R., Camire, G. and Jenner, G.A. 1998. Geochemistry of post-Acadian, Carboniferous continental intraplate basalts from the Maritimes Basin, Magdalen Islands, Quebec, Canada. Chemical Geology 148, 115-136.

Camire, G., LaFleche, M.R., and Jenner, G.A. 1995. Geochemistry of pre-Taconian mafic volcanism in the Humber Zone of the northern Appalachians. Chemical Geology 119, 55-78.

Aydin, N., Malpas, J. and Jenner, G.A. 1994. Layer and layering characteristics of the Tilting Harbour Igneous Complex, Fogo Island, Newfoundland. Journal of Earth Sciences South African 97, 496-506.

Vallier, T.L., Jenner, G.A., Frey, F.A., Gill, J.B., Davis, A.S., Volpe, A.M., Hawkins, J.W., Morris, J.D., Cawood, P.A., Morton, J.L., Scholl, D.W., Rautenschlein, M., White, W.M., Williams, R.W., Stevenson, A.J. and White, L.D. 1991. Subalkaline andesite from Valu Fa Ridge, a back-arc spreading center in southern Lau Basin: Petrogenesis, comparative chemistry and tectonic implications. Chemical Geology 91, 227-256.

Viereck, L.G., Flower, M.F.J., Hertogen, J., Schmincke, H.-U. and Jenner, G.A. 1989. The genesis and significance of N-MORB sub-types. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 102, 112-126.

Jenner, G.A. and Hertogen, J. 1986. Constraints on processes affecting the origin of oceanic crust: geochemical evidence from the 0-35 m.y. age basalts, between 30oN and 40oN, MAR. Journal of Geodynamics 5, 49-78.

Jenner, G.A., Hertogen, J., Sachtleben, T. and Schmincke, H.-U. 1985. Isotopic and trace element composition of basalts from Sites 556-559 and 561-564: constraints on some processes affecting their composition. Init. Repts. DSDP, 82: Washington (U.S. Gov't Printing Office) pp. 501-507.

Hertogen, J., Sachtleben, T., Schmincke, H.-U. and Jenner, G.A. 1985. Trace element geochemistry and petrogenesis of Leg 82 basalts. Init. Repts. DSDP, 82: Washington (U.S. Gov't Printing Office) pp. 449-457. Jenner, G.A. and Green, D.H. 1983. Equilibria in the Mg-rich part of the pyroxene quadrilateral. Mineralogical Magazine 47, 153-160.

Berry, R. and Jenner, G.A. 1982. Basalt geochemistry as a test of the tectonic models of Timor. Journal of the Geological Society of London 139, 593-604.
Dr. George JennerTechnical Reports and Current Research (Metallogeny)

Jenner, G.A., 2001. Geochemistry of the Buchans - Roberts Arm Belt, Notre Dame Subzone: implications for stratigraphy, tectonic setting and metallogeny. Report for BHP-Billiton, 140 pp.

Kerswill, J.A., Kjarsgaard, B., Bretzlaff, R., Jenner, G. and Samaras, C., 1999. Metallogeny and geology of the Half Way Hills area, central Churchill Province, Northwest Territories. Current Research 1999-C; Geological Survey of Canada, p. 29-41.

Kerswill, J.A., Goff, S., Wilkinson, L., Jenner, G., Kjarsgaard, B., Bretzlaff, R. and Samaras, C., 1998. An update on the metallogeny of the Woodburn Lake Group, western Churchill Province, Northwest Territories. Current Research 1998-C; Geological Survey of Canada, p. 29-41.

Harron, G.A. and Jenner, G.A. 1998. McChip Resources Inc., 1996-1997 Geological and Geochemical Program, Meadowbank Project, Claims MB1-19 Licences F49341-F49357, F60181, F60182 North Mining District, N.W.T. 65N, 96W, NTS 66H/1, 8 and 56E/2, 3 (includes 6 - 1:10,000 Geology Maps).

Kjarsgaard, B.A., Kerswill, J.A. and Jenner. G.A. 1997. Lithostratigraphy and metallogenic implications of komatiite - banded iron-formation - felsic volcanic rocks, Archean Woodburn Lake group, Pipedream Lake, central Churchill Province, NWT. Current Research 1997-C; Geological Survey of Canada, p. 101-110.

Zaleski, E., Corrigan, D. , Kjarsgaard, B.A., Jenner, G.A., Kerswill, J.A. and Henderson, J.R. 1997. Preliminary results of mapping and structural interpretation from the Woodburn Project, western Churchill Province, Northwest Territories. Current Research 1997-C; Geological Survey of Canada, p. 91-100.

Carter, J.E., Williams, S.H. and Jenner, G.A. 1997. Trace- and rare-earth-element geochemistry of the Lawrence Harbour Formation, Exploits Subzone: preliminary report. Current Research (1997), Newfoundland Department of Mines and Energy, Geological Survey, Report 97-1, pages 93-99.

Zaleski, E., Corrigan, D., Kjarsgaard, B.A., Kerswill, J.A., Jenner, G.A., and Henderson, J.R. 1997. Geology, Woodburn Lake Group, Meadowbank River to Tehek Lake (66H/1, 56E/4), District of Keewatin (Nunavut), Northwest Territories, Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 3461 scale 1:50,000

Piercey, S.J., Jenner, G.A. and Wilton, D.H.C. 1997. The stratigraphy and geochemistry of the southern Pacquest Harbour Group, Baie Verte Peninsula, Newfoundland: implications for mineral exploration. Current Research (1997), Newfoundland Department of Mines and Energy, Geological Survey, Report 97-1, pages 119-139.

Szybinski, A., House, S. and Jenner, G.A. 1995. Stratigraphy and structure of the Glover Group, Grand Lake-Little Grand Lake area, Newfoundland. Current Research 1995-E; Geological Survey of Canada, p. 245-251.

Kean, B., Evans, D. and Jenner, G.A. 1995. Geology and mineralization of the Lushs Bight Group. Report 95-2, Department of Natural Resources, Newfoundland and Labrador, Geological Survey, 204pp.

Fryer, B.J., Kerr, A., Jenner, G.A. and Longstaffe, F.J. 1992. Probing the crust with plutons: regional isotopic geochemistry of granitoid intrusions across insular Newfoundland. Current Research 92-1, Newfoundland Department of Mines, 119-139.

Swinden, H.S. and Jenner, G.A. 1992. Volcanic stratigraphy northwest of New Bay Pond, central Newfoundland, and the strike-extent of the Point Leamington massive sulphide horizon. Current Research 92-1, Newfoundland Department of Mines, 267-279.

Swinden, H.S., Jenner, G.A., Kean, B.F. and Evans, D.T.W. 1989. Volcanic rock geochemistry as a guide for massive sulphide exploration in Central Newfoundland. Current Research 89-1, Newfoundland Department of Mines, 201-219.

Jenner, G.A. and Szybinski, A. 1987. Geology, geochemistry and metallogeny of the Catchers Pond Group and geochemistry of the Western Arm Group, Newfoundland. MDA-GSC Report 116 pages.

Le Cheminant, A.N., Miller, A.R., Booth, J.W., Murray, M.G. and Jenner, G.A. 1980. Geology of the Tebesjuak lake Map Area, District of Keewatin: a progress report with notes on uranium and base metal mineralization. Current Research, Part A, Geol. Surv. Canada Paper 80-1A, 339-346.
Dr. George JennerShort Course Notes


Jenner, G.A., 1998, Trace element geochemistry of volcanic rocks: a practical guide to geochemical nomenclature and analytical geochemistry. in Tectonics, Structure and Ore Deposits, Master of Economic Geology Course Work Manual 7, Centre for Ore Deposit Research, University of Tasmania, Part 2: p. 11- 48.

Jenner, G.A., 1996, Trace element geochemistry of igneous rocks: geochemical nomenclature and analytical geochemistry, in Wyman, D., ed., Trace element geochemistry of volcanic rocks: applications for massive-sulphide exploration: Geological Association of Canada, Short Course Notes, v. 12, p. 51-77