College of Science and Mathematics
125 achievements

125 achievements

Putirka, Keith D.
Putirka, K., & Neave, D.  (2017). A new clinopyroxene-liquid barometer, and implications for magma storage pressures under Icelandic rift zones.  American Mineralogist. 102(4), 777-794.
Find It!
Putirka, K., & Lippoldt, R.  (2017). Time scales of construction and compositional evolution of a bi-modal shallow crustal reservoir and implications for differentiation in the upper crust. Presented at International Association of Volcanology and Chemistry of the Earth's Interior Annual Meeting, Portland, OR.
Putirka, K.  (2017). A new high JIF for american mineralogist (by all early indications), why you shouldn’t care, and a note on values.  American Mineralogist. 1369-1372.
Find It!
Putirka, K.  (2017). Geothermometry and Geobarometry.  Encyclopedia of Geochemistry. (pp.1-19) Springer International PublishinG.
Find It!
Putirka, K.  (2017). Down the crater: where magmas are stored and why they erupt.  Elements. 13(1), 11-16.
Find It!
Putirka, K., Sharma, R., & Stone, J.  (2016). Stream sediment geochemistry of the upper Cheyenne River watershed within the abandoned uranium mining region of the southern Black Hills, South Dakota, USA.  Environmental Earth Sciences. 75(9), 823.
Find It!
Putirka, K., Perinelli, C., Mollo, S., Gaeta, M., De Cristofaro, S., Palladino, D., ... Scarlato, P.  (2016). An improved clinopyroxene-based hygromter for Etnean magmas and implications for eruption triggering mechanisms.  American Mineralogist. 2774-2777.
Find It!
Putirka, K., Busby, C., & Renne, P.  (2016). Controls of walker lane belt pull-aparts on the plumbing system in the ancestral cascades arc, central sierra Nevada, California. Presented at American Geophysical Union, Fall Meeting, San Francisco, California.
Putirka, K.  (2016). Rates and styles of planetary cooling on Earth, Moon, Mars and Vesta, using new models for oxygen fugacity, ferric-ferrous ratios, and olivine-liquid Fe-Mg Exchange and mantle potential temperature.  American Mineralogist. 819-840.
Find It!
Putirka, K.  (2016). Editorial: the most-cited journal in mineralogy and petrology (and what scientists can learn from baseball.  American Mineralogist. 497-499.
Find It!
Putirka, K.  (2016). Crystallization conditions at Cascade and other arc volcanoes: the role of recharge and ultimate, proximal and immediate causes of eruption. Presented at American Geophysical Union, Fall Meeting, San Francisco, California.
Putirka, K.  (2016). Amphibole thermometers and barometers for igneous systems, and some implications for eruption mechanisms of felsic magmas at arc volcanoes.  American Mineralogist. 101(4), 841-858.
Find It!
Putirka, K., Tao, Y., Hu, R., & Li, C.  (2015). The magma plumbing system of the Emeishan large igneous province and its role in basaltic magma differentiation in a continental setting.  American Mineralogist. 100(11-12), 2509-2517.
Find It!
Putirka, K., Sherman, T., & De Los Reyes, A.  (2015). Amphibole thermometry and a comparison of results from plutonic and volcanic systems. Presented at American Geophysical Union, Fall Meeting, San Francisco, California.
Putirka, K., & Lessel, J.  (2015). New thermobarometers for martian igneous rocks, and some implications for secular cooling on Mars.  American Mineralogist. 100(10), 2163-2171.
Find It!
Putirka, K.  (2015). Thermal histories of earth, moon, mars and vesta, and a thermal signal for the onset of terrestrial-like plate tectonics. Presented at American Geophysical Union, Fall Meeting, San Francisco, California.
Putirka, K.  (2015). Editorial: the amerian mineralogist at 100 years, and a mineralogy renaissance.  American Mineralogist. 100(1), 1-2.
Find It!
Putirka, K.  (2015). Editorial: data, ideas and the nature of scientific progress.  American Mineralogist. 100(8-9), 1657-1658.
Find It!
Putirka, K., Tao, Y., Hari, K., & Perfit, M.  (2014). The plume source as characterized by trace elements in olivine. Presented at Goldschdmit Meeting, Sacramento California.
Putirka, K., Scrugs, M., & Clynne, M.  (2014). Enclave formation and magma mixing at Chaos Crags, California. Presented at Goldschdmit Meeting, Sacramento California.
Putirka, K., Paterson, S., Lackey, J., Miller, J., & Mundil, R.  (2014). Introduction.  Formation of the Sierra Nevada Batholith: magmatic and tectonic processes and their tempos. (pp.116) Boulder, Colorado: The Geological Society of America.
Find It!
Putirka, K., & Paterson, S.  (2014). Segregation of felsic melts from a mafic crystal mush in a shallow-level magma reservoir: Implications for continental crust formation. Presented at Goldschdmit Meeting, Sacramento California.
Putirka, K., & Farner, M.  (2014). Mafic–felsic magma mixing limited by reactive processes: A case study of biotite-rich rinds on mafic enclaves.  Earth and Planetary Science Letters. 45-59.
Find It!
Putirka, K., Canchola, J., Rash, J., Ducea, M., & Paterson, S.  (2014). Pluton assembly and the genesis of granitic magmas: insights from the GIC pluton in cross section.  American Mineralogist. 99(7), 1284-1303.
Find It!
Putirka, K., Canchola, J., & McNaughton, M.  (2014). The guadalupe igneous complex – from gabbros to granites.  Formation of the Sierra Nevada Batholith: magmatic and tectonic processes and their tempos, GSA field guide.
Find It!
Putirka, K., & Busby, C.  (2014). Tectonic controls on Cenozoic volcanism, western U.S. and Mexico: an overview. Presented at GSA National Meeting, Vancouver, BC.
Putirka, K.  (2014). Fe-Mg exchange between olivine and liquid as a test of equilibrium: promises and pitfalls. Presented at GSA National Meeting, Vancouver, BC.
Putirka, K.  (2014). Amphibole-liquid equilibria: barometers and thermometers for volcanic systems. Presented at GSA National Meeting, Vancouver, BC.
Putirka, K., Paterson, S., & Ratschbacher, B.  (2013). Chemical and isotopic relationship of mafic and felsic magmas in sub-volcanic reservoir: The Guadalupel Igneous Complex (GIC). Presented at American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, Sierra Nevada, California.
Putirka, K., Paterson, S., Lackey, J., Memeti, V., & Miller, J.  (2013). Formation of the Sierra Nevada Batholith; magmatic and tectonic processes and their tempos.  GSA Today. 15-17.
Find It!
Putirka, K., Mollo, S., Misiti, V., Soligo, M., & Scarlato, P.  (2013). A new test for equilibrium-based on clinopyroxene-melt pairs; clues on the solidification temperatures of Etnean alkaline melts at post-eruptive conditions.  Chemical Geology. 92-100.
Find It!
Putirka, K., Mollo, S., Iezzi, G., & Scarlato, P.  (2013). The control of cooling rate on titanomagnetite composition: Implications for a geospeedometry model applicable to alkaline rocks from Mt. Etna volcano.  Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology. 165(3), 457-475.
Find It!
Putirka, K., Kunz, M., Swainson, I., & Thomson, J.  (2013). Journal impact factors; their relevance and their influence on society-published scientific journals.  American Mineralogist. 98(5-6), 1055-1065.
Find It!
Putirka, K., & Johnson, M.  (2013). The magma transport system of the Mono Craters, California. Presented at American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting.
Putirka, K., Garcia, M., & Tree, J.  (2013). Temporal variations in the mantle potential temperatures of the Northwest Hawaiian Ridge determined form olivine-liquid equilibria: Implications for Hawaiian melt flux variations. Presented at American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting.
Putirka, K., Canchola, J., Smith, O., & Rash, J.  (2013). Incremental growth of granitic mama bodies: the Guadalupe Igneous Complex, Sierra Nevada Batholith, California. Presented at GSA Cordilleran Section Meeting, Fresno, CA.
Putirka, K., Canchola, J., Rash, J., Smith, O., Torrez, G., Paterson, S., & Ducea, M.  (2013). In situ crystallization differentiation within a bi-modal granite-gabbro complex: an example from the Guadalupe Igneous Complex. Presented at GSA Annual Meeting, Denver, CO.
Putirka, K.  (2013). Why you should publish your best papers in American Mineralogist: an international journal of earth and planetary materials.  American Mineralogist. 98(8-9), 1377-1378.
Find It!
Putirka, K.  (2013). Incremental growth of granitic mama bodies: the guadalupe igneous complex, Sierra Nevada Batholith, California. Presented at GSA Cordilleran Section Meeting, Fresno, CA.
Putirka, K., Scrugs, M., & Tepley, F.  (2012). Vesiculation and textural variations within mafic enclaves of the Chaos Crags. Presented at AGU Fall Meeting, Lassen Volcanic Center, California.
Putirka, K., & Platt, B.  (2012). Basin-and-Range volcanism as a passive response to extensional tectonics.  Geosphere. 8(6), 1274-1285.
Find It!
Putirka, K., & Lessel, J.  (2012). New thermobarometers for Martian Igneous Rocks. Presented at AGU Fall Meeting.
Putirka, K., & Johnson, M.  (2012). An analysis of the magma supply system at Mono Craters, California. Presented at AGU Fall Meeting.
Putirka, K., Jean, M., Sharma, R., Torrez, G., & Carlson, C.  (2012). Cenozoic volcanism in the Sierra Nevada, and a new model for lithosphere degradation.  Geosphere. 265-295.
Find It!
Putirka, K., Farner, M., Pluhar, C., & Asami, R.  (2012). Paleomagnetism, geochronology, and geochemistry of the type section of the Stanislaus group: reference parameters from the Stable Sierra Nevada Microplate, CA. Presented at AGU Fall Meeting.
Putirka, K., Busby, C., Schmitt, A., & Iriarte, S.  (2012). Ignimbrite stratigraphy of the “volcanic” western cordillera and adjacent altiplano in the region of the puchuldiza geothermal area (19°15’S to 19°25’S). Presented at 2012 GSA Annual Meeting & Exposition, Charlotte, North Carolina.
Putirka, K., Asami, R., Pluhar, C., Farner, M., & Torrez, G.  (2012). Evidence of varying magma chambers and magmatic evolutionary histories for the Table Mountain Formation in the Carson-Iceberg Wilderness region. Presented at AGU Fall Meeting.
Putirka, K., Armienti, P., & Perinelli, C.  (2012). Deep-level magma ascent rates at Mt. Etna (Sicily, Italy).  Journal of Petrology.
Find It!
Putirka, K., Ryerson, F., Perfit, M., & Ridley, W.  (2011). Mineralogy and composition of the oceanic mantle.  Journal of Petrology. 279-313.
Find It!
Putirka, K., Rolfs, S., & Letsinger, H.  (2011). A view into the roots of Sierra Nevada plutons: q study of the Guadalupe Igneous Complex, in the western foothills of the Sierra Nevada, California. Presented at AGU Fall Meeting.
Putirka, K., & Platt, B.  (2011). A reconstruction of paleo-positions of Basin and Range volcanic rocks, and implications for tectonic controls (Mendocino Triple Junction Migration) on volcanism. Presented at AGU Fall Meeting.
Putirka, K., Mollo, S., Iezzi, G., & Scarlato, P.  (2011). Plagioclase-melt (dis)equilibrium due to cooling dynamics: implications for thermometry, barometry and hygrometry.  Lithos. 221-235.
Find It!
Putirka, K., Mollo, S., & Iezzi, G.  (2011). Interpreting plagioclase-melt (dis)equilibrium due to cooling dynamics: implications for thermometry, barometry and hygrometry. Presented at European Geophysical Union General Assembly.
Putirka, K., Lowry, A., Schutt, D., & Jean, M.  (2011). Hypothesis-testing proposed control of strain weakening by crustal quartz abundance. Presented at AGU Fall Meeting.
Putirka, K., Jackson, B., Clynne, M., Wood, A., & Jackson, J.  (2011). Pre-eruption magmatic events recorded by vesicles in mafic enclaves: evidence form the 1915 eruption of Lassen Peak, California. Presented at AGU Fall Meeting.
Putirka, K., Carlson, C., Torrez, G., & Sharma, R.  (2011). Correlations and areal distribution of the table mountain formation, stanislaus group; Central Sierra Nevada, California. Presented at AGU Fall Meeting.
Putirka, K., & Busby, C.  (2011). Introduction: origin and evolution of the Sierra Nevada and Walker Lane.  Geosphere. 7(6), 1269-1272.
Find It!
Putirka, K.  (2011). A new view of Cenozoic lithosphere degradation (“Delamination”) beneath the Sierra Nevada. Presented at AGU Fall Meeting.
Armienti, P., Perinelli, C., & Putirka, K.  (2010). An empirical hygrometer for trachybasaltic melts: Applications to the kinetics of magma ascent at Mt. Etna. Presented at European Geophysical Union General Assembly, Vienna, Austria .
Putirka, K., & Torrez, G.  (2010). Wall rock assimilation and magma migration in the Sierra Nevada Batholith: a study of the courtright intrusive zone, central California. Presented at AGU Fall Meeting.
Putirka, K., Farner, M., & Wood, A.  (2010). Magma mixing and crystallization at Chaos Crags, in the Lassen Volcanic Center. Presented at AGU Fall Meeting.
Putirka, K., & Busby, C.  (2010). Tectonic controls on high K2O volcanism and the volcanic record of lithosphere degradation. Presented at GSA Penrose Conference, Bridgeport, CA.
Putirka, K., & Busby, C.  (2010). The meaning of high K2O volcanism in the U.S. Cordillera. Presented at AGU Fall Meeting.
Putirka, K., & Busby, C.  (2010). Birth of a plate boundary: transtensional tectonics and magmatism, Sierra Nevada microplate and gulf of California rift. Presented at GSA Tectonic Crossroads: Evolving Orogens of Eurasia-Africa-Arabia Meeting, Ankara, Turkey.
Busby, C., Putirka, K., Hagan, J., Koerner1, A., & Melossh, B.  (2009). Controls of Extension on Miocene Arc magmatism in the central Sierra Nevada.  AGU fall meeting.
Find It!
Busby, C., & Putirka, K.  (2009). Cretaceous-Cenozoic landscape evolution of the SW USA: evidence from Cenozoic paelocanyon fill in the central Sierra Nevada.  International Geology Review. 670-701.
Find It!
Du Bray, E., John, D., Putirka, K., & Cousens, B.  (2009). Geochemical database for igneous rocks of the ancestral Cascades arc-southern segment, California and Nevada.  U.S. Geological Survey Digital Data Series.
Find It!
Gorny, C., Busby, C., Pluhar, C., Hagan, J., & Putirka, K.  (2009). An in-depth look atdistal Sierra Nevada paleochannel fill drill cores through the Table Mountain Latite near Kings Ferry.  International Geology Review. 824-842.
Find It!
Hagan, J., Busby, C., & Putirka, K.  (2009). Controls of extension on climactic arc Magmatism: Ebbetts Pass-Carson Pass Area. Presented at Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, Sierra Nevada, CA.
Hagan, J., Busby, C., Putirka, K., & Renne, P.  (2009). Cenozoic paleocanyon evolution, ancestral Cascades arc volcanism, and structure of the Hope Valley - Carson Pass Region, Sierra Nevada, California.  International Geology Reviews. 777-823.
Find It!
Koerner, A., Busby, C., Putirka, K., & Pluhar, C.  (2009). New evidence for alternating effusive and explosive eruptions from the type section of the Stanislaus Group in the “Cataract” paleocanyon, central Sierra Nevada.  International Geology Review. 51(9), 962-985.
Find It!
Putirka, K., & Busby, C.  (2009). On the Contrasts Between Basin and Range and Cascade Magmatism, & the Timing of Cordilleran Lithosphere Degradation. Presented at AGU fall meeting.
Putirka, K., & Wonderly, A.  (2009). Geochemical investigation of saddlebag lake roof pendant and lee vining intrusive suite origins. Presented at AGU Fall Meeting.
Putirka, K., Kuntz, M., Unruh, D., & Vaid, N.  (2009). Magma evolution and ascent at the Craters of the Moon and neighboring volcanic fields, southern ID, USA: implications for the evolution of polygenetic and monogenetic fields.  Journal of Petrology. 1639-1665.
Find It!
Putirka, K., Busby, C., & Koerner, A.  (2009). Volcanism due to transtension at the birth of the Sierra Nevada Microplate: similarities to ongoing continental lithosphere rupture at nearby Long Valley. Presented at Geological Society of America Annual Meeting.
Putirka, K., Armienti, P., & Gasperini, D.  (2009). A new model for estimating deep-level magma ascent rates from thermobarometry: an example from Mt. Etna, and implications for deep-seated magma dehydration.  Acta Vulcanologica. 145-158.
Find It!
Putirka, K.  (2009). A consensus on mantle potential temperatures?. Presented at AGU Fall Meeting.
Busby, C., Hagan, J., Gans, P., Rood, D., DeOreo, S., Putirka, K., ... Skilling, I.  (2008). The ancestral cascades arc: Cenozoic evolution of the central Sierra Nevada (California) and the birth of the new plate boundary.  Geological Society of America.
Find It!
Garrison, N., Busby, C., Gans, P., Putirka, K., & Wagner, D.  (2008). A mantle plume beneath California? The mid-Miocene Lovejoy flood basalt, northern California.  Geological Society of America. 551-572.
Find It!
Putirka, K., & Tepley, F.  (2008). Thermometers and barometers for volcanic systems.  Reviews in Mineralogy and Geochemistry. 69(1), 61-120.
Find It!
Putirka, K., & Tepley, F.  (2008). Introduction to minerals, inclusions and volcanic processes.  Reviews in Mineralogy and Geochemistry. 69(1), 1-8.
Find It!
Putirka, K., Busby, C., Hagan, J., Pluhar, C., & Gans, P.  (2008). The ancestral Cascades arc: implications for the development of the Sierran microplate and tectonic significance of high K2O volcanism.  Ophiolites, arcs, and batholiths: a tribute to Cliff Hopson (geological society of America special paper). (pp.331-378)
Find It!
Putirka, K.  (2008). Olivine compositions from the Hawaii Scientific Drilling Project (HSDP), phase 2: evidence for a peridotite mantle source region. Presented at American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA.
Putirka, K.  (2008). Hot arguments to cool off the plume debate?.  Geology. 36(1), 176.
Find It!
Putirka, K.  (2008). Excess Temperatures at Ocean Islands: Implications for Mantic Layering and Convection.  Geology. 26(4), 283-286.
Find It!
Putirka, K., & Wonderly, A.  (2007). Olivine crystallization and mantle potential temperatures beneath Yellowstone. Presented at American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting.
Putirka, K., Perfit, M., & Ryerson, F.  (2007). Ambient and excess mantle temperatures, olivine thermometry, and active vs. passive upwelling.  Chemical Geology. 241(3-4), 177-206.
Find It!
Putirka, K., Busby, C., & Hagan, J.  (2007). Geologic evidence for eruption of voluminous high-K magmas at the onset of Walker Lane transtensional faulting, central Sierra Nevada: birth of a plate margin, not root delamination. Presented at American Geophysical Union Fall meeting.
Putirka, K., Busby, C., & Hagan, J.  (2007). Birth of a plate boundary: voluminous high-K magmatism and transtension along the central Sierran range front, California. Presented at Geological Society of America Annual Meeting.
Putirka, K., & Busby, C.  (2007). The tectonic significance of high K2O volcanism in the Sierra Nevada, California.  Geology. 35(10), 923-926.
Find It!
Putirka, K., & Busby, C.  (2007). High K volcanism in the Sierra Nevada: A signal for the initiation of walker lane faulting, and range uplift, not lithosphere delamination. Presented at American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting.
Putirka, K., Busby, C., & Jean, M.  (2006). The central sierra Nevada volcanic field: a geochemical study of a transitional arc. Presented at American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting.
Putirka, K., Busby, C., & Hagan, J.  (2006). A preliminary study of the stratigraphy, geochronology, geochemistry and structure of tertiary volcanic rocks in the central sierra nevada, from carson pass to sonora pass. Presented at American Geophysical Union Spring Meeting.
Putirka, K.  (2006). Petrologic evidence that most ocean islands derive from thermally driven mantle plumes. Presented at American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting.
Putirka, K.  (2006). Average potential temperature of the upper mantle and excess temperatures beneath regions of active upwelling. Presented at American Geophysical Union, Spring Meeting.
Putirka, K.  (2005). Mantle potential temperatures at Hawaii, Iceland and the mid-ocean ridge system, as inferred from olivine phenocrysts: Evidence for thermally-driven mantle plumes.  Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems. 6(5).
Find It!
Putirka, K., Vaid, N., & Kuntz, M.  (2005). Evolution of the craters of the moon lavas from primitive snake river plain basalts: inferences from plagioclase-melt thermobarometers and whole rock compositions. Presented at American Geophysical Union, Fall Meeting.
Putirka, K., Sharma, R., & Busby, C.  (2005). Ancestral cascade arc volcanism in the North-Central Sierra Nevada, California. Presented at American Geophysical Union, Fall Meeting.
Putirka, K.  (2005). Mantle temperatures, and tests of experimentally calibrated olivine-melt equilibria. Presented at American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting.
Putirka, K.  (2005). Mantle potential temperatures at Hawaii, Iceland, and the mid‐ocean ridge system, as inferred from olivine phenocrysts: Evidence for thermally driven mantle plumes.  Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems. 6(5).
Find It!
Putirka, K.  (2005). Igneous thermometers and barometers based on plagioclase + liquid equilibria: test of some existing models and new calibrations.  American Mineralogist. 90(2-3), 336-346.
Find It!
Putirka, K.  (2005). Estimates of mantle temperatures based on olivine phenocrysts and olivine-melt equilibria. Presented at Goldschmidt Conference: Geochemical Society.
Putirka, K., Smart, C., & Polfer, K.  (2004). Mineral compositions from the Hawaii scientific drilling project (HSDP): preliminary results part III. Presented at American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting.
Putirka, K., Smart, C., & Polfer, K.  (2004). Mineral compositions from the Hawaii scientific drilling project (HSDP): preliminary results part I. Presented at American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting.
Putirka, K., Rood, D., Busby, C., & Gans, P.  (2004). Range front faulting and ancestral cascades arc magmatism in the Central Sierra Nevada at 10 ma: onset of basin and range extension or sierran root delamination?. Presented at American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting.
Putirka, K., Polfer, K., & Smart, C.  (2004). Mineral compositions from the Hawaii scientific drilling project (HSDP): preliminary results part II. Presented at American Geophysical Union Fall meeting.
Putirka, K., & Kuntz, M.  (2004). Temperature-pressure (depth) estimates of magmas from the craters of the moon and nearby lava fields, ID, based on mineral-melt equilibria. Presented at Cordilleran/Rocky Mountain Section Joint Meeting, Boise, ID.
Putirka, K., Ryerson, F., & Mikaelian, H.  (2003). New igneous thermobarometers for mafic and evolved lava compositions, based on clinopyroxene + liquid equilibria.  American Mineralogist. 1542-1554.
Find It!
Putirka, K., & Condit, C.  (2003). A cross section of a magma conduit system at the margins of the Colorado Plateau, Geology.  Geology. 31(8), 701-704.
Find It!
Putirka, K.  (2003). New igneous thermobarometers based on plagioclase + liquid equilibria. Presented at Eos, Transactions American Geophysical Union.
Putirka, K., & Condit, C.  (2002). An interior view of the Springerville volcanic field, AZ magma plumbing system. Presented at Eos, Transactions American Geophysical Union.
Putirka, K., & Smith, S.  (2001). Crystallization depths for Holocene basaltic lavas from craters of the Moon National Monument. Presented at Sigma Xi Undergraduate Research Symposium, Indiana, PA.
Putirka, K.  (2000). Mapping the depths of mantle components. Presented at Eos, Transactions American Geophysical Union, Washington, DC.
Putirka, K., Kent, A., & Ryerson, F.  (1999). Preliminary results regarding phlogopite-melt saturation and water partitioning. Presented at Eos, Transactions American Geophysical Union.
Putirka, K.  (1999). Melting depths and mantle heterogeneity beneath Hawaii and the East Pacific Rise: Constraints from Na/Ti and REE ratios.  Journal of Geophysical Research. 2817 - 2829.
Find It!
Putirka, K.  (1999). Estimating the mineralogy of the upper mantle, and partial melting depths and temperatures of oceanic basalts.  Institute of geophysics and planetary physics.
Putirka, K.  (1999). Clinopyroxene+liquid equilibrium to 100 kbar and 2450 K.  Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology. 151-163.
Find It!
Putirka, K.  (1998). Melting depths and heterogeneity beneath earth’s ocean basins. Presented at Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics Annual Meeting, Los Alamos, NM.
Putirka, K.  (1998). Garnet+liquid equilibrium.  Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology. 273-288.
Find It!
Putirka, K.  (1998). Estimates of mantle heterogeneity and initial melting depths at Hawaii and the east pacific rise. Presented at Eos, Transactions American Geophysical Union.
Putirka, K.  (1998). Calibration of garnet + and clinopyroxene + liquid saturation surfaces, and some preliminary applications to komatiite petrogenesis. Presented at Eos, Transactions American Geophysical Union.
Putirka, K.  (1997). Melt productivity during fractional melting and the apparent conflict between inferred melting depths and crustal thickness. Presented at Eos, Transactions American Geophysical Union Meeting.
Putirka, K.  (1997). Magma transport at Hawaii: inferences from igneous thermobarometry.  Geology. 69-72.
Find It!
Putirka, K., Johnson, M., Kinzler, R., & Walker, D.  (1996). Thermobarometry of mafic igneous rocks based on clinopyroxene-liquid equilibria, 0-30 kbar.  Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology. 92-108.
Find It!
Putirka, K., & Weigand, P.  (1987). Miocene volcanic rocks of the western Mojave Desert, California: evidence for magma-mixing. Presented at Geological Society of America.