Can Min 2010
GSA Memoir 2004
J Agricultural & Food Chem 2010
Economic Geology 2009
William H. Peck
Associate Professor of Geology
Ph.D., M.S. University of Wisconsin, B.S. Beloit College
Metamorphic and Igneous Petrology, Isotope Geochemistry,
Teaching Petrology Resources
Metamorphic Petrology, Stable Isotope Geochemistry, Precambrian Crustal Growth
and Maturation, Anorthosite Petrogenesis, Cordierite-Gedrite Rocks, Grenville Province of
New York highlands,
New York lowlands and
Colgate University Carter-Wallace Fellow (2009-2010),
NSF research and equipment grants, Geology editorial board 2005-2007,
GSA Bulletin Associate Editor 2008-2010, Canadian Journal
of Earth Sciences Associate Editor 2011- present.
Recent Publications & Abstracts:
(*indicates student author)
Peck, WH, McLelland, JM, Bickford, ME, Nagle, AN*, Swarr, GJ*, 2010,
Mechanism of zircon overgrowth formation of a granulite-facies
quartzite, Adirondack Highlands, Grenville Province, New York:
American Mineralogist, v. 95, p. 1796-1806.
Peck, WH, Clechenko, CC, Hamilton, MA, and Valley, JW, 2010, Oxygen
isotopes in the Grenville and Nain AMCG Suites: Regional aspects of
the crustal component in massif anorthosites: Canadian Mineralogist,
v. 48, p. 763-786.
Peck, WH, and Tubman, SC*, 2010, Changing carbon isotope ratio of
atmospheric carbon dioxide: Implications for food authentication,
Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, v. 58(4), p. 2364–2367
Peck, WH, Volkert, RA, Mansur, A*, Doverspike, BA*, 2009, Stable
isotope and petrologic evidence for the origin of regional
marble-hosted magnetite deposits and the zinc deposits at Franklin and
Sterling Hill, New Jersey Highlands: Economic Geology, v. 104, p.
Peck WH and Tumpane, KP*, 2007, Low carbon isotope ratios in apatite: An
unreliable biomarker in igneous and metamorphic rocks, Chemical Geology v,
245, p. 305-314.
Peck, WH, Volkert, RA, Meredith, MT*, and Rader, EL*, 2006, Calcite-graphite
carbon isotope thermometry of the Franklin Marble, New Jersey Highlands:
Journal of Geology, v. 114, p. 485-499.
Peck, WH, and Smith, MS, 2005, Cordierite-gedrite rocks from the Central Metasedimentary
Belt boundary thrust zone (Grenville Province, Ontario): Mesoproterozoic volcanics
with affinities to the Composite Arc Belt: Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences,
v. 42, p. 1815-1828.
Peck, WH, DeAngelis, MT, Meredith, MT*, Morin, E*, 2005, Polymetamorphism of marbles in the Morin
terrane (Grenville Province, Quebec): Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences, v. 42, p. 1949-1965.
Peck, WH, and Valley, JW, 2004, Garnet-quartz oxygen isotope thermometry in the southern Adirondack Highlands
(Grenville Province, New York): Journal of Metamorphic Geology, v. 22, p. 763-773.
Peck, WH, Valley, JW, Corriveau, L, Davidson, A, McLelland, J, and Farber, DA, 2004,
Oxygen-isotope constraints on terrane boundaries and origin of 1.18-1.13 Ga granitoids
in the southern Grenville Province, in Tollo, RP, Corriveau, L, McLelland, J, and
Bartholomew, MJ, eds., Proterozoic tectonic evolution of the Grenville orogen in
North America: Boulder, Colorado, Geological Society of America Memoir 197, p. 163-183.
Burger, HR, Peck, WH, Johnson, KE, Tierney, KA, Poulsen, CJ, Cady, P, Lowell, J, MacFarlane, WA, Sincock, MJ, Archuleta, LL, Pufall, A, and Cox, MJ, 2004,
Geology and geochemistry of the Spuhler Peak Metamorphic Suite, in Brady, JB, Burger, HR, Cheney, JT, and Harms, TA, eds.,
Precambrian geology of the Tobacco Root Mountains, Montana: Boulder, Colorado, Geological Society of America Special Paper 377, p. 47-70.
Peck, WH, Valley, JW, and Graham, CM, 2003, Slow oxygen diffusion rates in igneous zircons from metamorphic rocks: American Mineralogist, v. 88, p. 1003-1014.
Peck, WH, Valley, JW, Wilde, SA, and Graham, CM, 2001, Oxygen isotope ratios and rare
earth elements in 3.3 to 4.4 Ga zircons: Ion microprobe evidence for high
δ18 O continental
crust and oceans in the Early Archean, Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, v. 65, p. 4215-4229.
Wilde, S, Valley, JW, Peck, WH, and Graham, CM, 2001, Evidence from detrital zircons for the existence of continental crust and oceans
on the Earth 4.4 Gyr ago: Nature, v. 409, p. 175-178.
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