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Bernard Evans

Courses Taught

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UW Class Seminars and Lectures

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Awards and Honors

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Roebling Medal2008Min Soc AmericaCareer work in Mineralogy/Petrology

Professional Talks and Presentations

Oct 2009GSAAnnual MtgCpostergot deleted by mistake
Oct 2009Columbia U/ Nat Hist Mus NYIITalk on Serpentites
Jan 2010UBC VancouverIIditto
2011Talk at Fresno State University Dept of GeologyITalk on B.Tuff & Serps
Aug 2012Int. Conf. "Serpentine Days" S.FranceKeynote addressIntro. Talk
Oct 2014GSAAnnual Mtg VancouverCtalkOlivine as a product of serpentinization of Duluth complex peridotite

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Recent Publications and Manuscripts in the Press

Since retirement (2001)
Evans, B.W., Ghiorso, M.S., Yang, H. and Medenbach, O., 2001. "Thermodynamics of the amphiboles: Anthophyllite-ferroanthophyllite and the ortho-clino phase loop". Amer. Mineral., 86:640-651.
Bozhilov, K. and Evans, B.W., 2001. "Ferroanthophyllite in Rockport grunerite: A transmission electron microscope study". Amer. Mineral., 86:1252-1260.
Ghiorso, M.S. and Evans, B.W., 2002. "Thermodynamics of the amphiboles: Ca-Mg-Fe2+ Quadrilateral". Amer. Mineral., 87:79-98.
Evans, B.W., 2004. "The serpentinite multisystem revisited: Chrysotile is metastable" International Geology Review, 46:479-506.
Evans, B.W., Scaillet, B. and Kuehner, S.M., 2006. Experimental determination of coexisting iron-titanium oxides in the systems FeTiAlO, FeTiAlMgO, FeTiAlMnO. And FeTiAlMgMnO at 800 and 900ºC, 1-4 kbar, and relatively high oxygen fugacity. Contr. Mineral. Petrol., 152: 149-167.
Evans, B.W., 2007. "Landmark Papers 3: Metamorphic Petrology" Mineralogical Society of Great Britain and Ireland, 232 p.
Evans, B.W., 2007. “Take dacite, add fire and brimstone, get peraluminous”. Abstract, XXth Hutton Granite Conference, Stellenbosch. South Africa.
Evans, B.W., 2007. “Synthesis and stability of some end-member amphiboles”. Page 261-286 in Amphiboles: Crystal Chemistry, Occurrence and Health Issues. Reviews in Mineralogy 67: 545 p.
Ghiorso. M.S. and Evans, B.W., 2008. “Thermodynamics of rhombohedral oxide solid solutions and a revision of the Fe-Ti two-oxide geothermometer and oxygen barometer”. Amer. J. Science 308: 957-1039.
Schindler, M., Sokolova, E., Abdu, Y., Hawthorne, F.C., Evans, B.W. and Ishida, K., 2008. “The crystal chemistry of the gedrite-group amphiboles. I. Crystal structure and site populations”. Mineralogical Magazine 72: 703-730.
Hawthorne, F.C., Schindler, M., Abdu, Y., Sokolova, E., Evans, B.W. and Ishida, K., 2008. “The crystal chemistry of the gedrite-group amphiboles. II. Stereochemistry and chemical relations”. Mineralogical Magazine 72: 731-746.
Evans, B.W., 2008. “Control of the products of serpentinization by the Fe2+Mg-1 exchange potential of olivine and orthopyroxene. Journal of Petrology 49: 1873-1887.
Evans, B.W., 2008. “The phase equilibrium control of serpentinization.” Abstract, Chapman Conference on Orogenic Lherzolites.
Evans, B.W., 2008. “Two examples of element-exchange equilibria in petrology.” Roebling Medal Lecture. Geol. Soc. Amer. Abstract.
Evans, B.W., 2009. “Petrologic implications of ferrous and ferric iron in serpentinites”. Geol Soc Amer. Abstracts with Programs, p. 636.
Evans, B.W., Kuehner, S.M., Chopelas, A., 2009. “Magnetite-free, yellow lizardite serpentinization of olivine websterite, Canyon Mountain complex, N.E. Oregon”. American Mineralogist, 94: 1731-1734.
Whitney, D.L. and Evans, B.W., 2010. “Abbreviations for names of rock-forming minerals”. American Mineralogist, 95: “Abbreviations for names of rock-forming minerals”. American Mineralogist, 94: 185-187.
Evans, B.W., 2010. “Lizardite versus antigorite serpentinite: magnetite, hydrogen, life(?)”. Geology, 38: 879-882.
Evans, B.W. and Kuehner, S.M., 2011, “A nickel-iron analogue of balangeroite and gageite (Sasaguri, Kyushu, Japan)”. European Journal of Mineralogy, 23: 717-720.
Evans, B.W., Dyar, D.M., Kuehner, S.M., 2012, “Implications of ferrous and ferric iron in antigorite”. American Mineralogist, 97: 184-196.
Evans, B.W. and Cowan, D.S., 2012, “A melt origin for spinifex-textured metaperidotite in the Cerro del Almirez massif, southern Spain”. American Journal of Science, 312: 967-993.
Evans, B.W. and Bachmann, O., 2013, “Implications of equilibrium and disequilibrium among crystal phases in the Bishop Tuff”, American Mineralogist 98: 271-274.
Evans, B.W., Hattori, K. and Baronnet, A. (2013) "Serpentinite: What, Why, Where?". Elements 9, no. 2: 99-106.
Joy, B.R. and Evans, B.W., 2014, "Clinoferrogedrite in the contact-metamorphosed Biwabik Iron-Formation, northeastern Minnesota". Canadian Mineralogist, Canadian Mineralogist 52: 533-554..
Evans, B.W. and Joy, B.R., 2015, REPLY TO: “Clinoferrogedrite in the contact-metamorphosed Biwabik Iron-Formation, northeastern Minnesota: DISCUSSION by Williams et al.” Canadian Mineralogist, 53: 1-4.
Evans, B.W., Hildreth, W., Bachmann, O. and Scaillet, B., 2016, “In defense of magnetite-ilmenite thermometry in the Bishop Tuff and its implication for gradients in silicic magma chambers.” American Mineralogist 101:469-482.
Evans, B.W., Kuehner, S.M., Joswiak, D.J. and Cressey, G., submitted April 2016, “Serpentine, iron-rich phyllosilicates and fayalite produced by hydration and Mg-depletion of peridotite, Duluth complex, Minnesota.” Journal of Petrology

Current Research Interests

Serpentinite mineralogy, petrology, and geochemistry. Especially on samples from layered mafic intrusions, e.g. Duluth Complex, MN, Skaergaard intrusion, Greenland.
Petrology and mineralogy of hisingerite

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