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Mantle and Crustal Materials -- Electrical Transport

The following sources are recommended by a professor whose research specialty is the electrical properties of rocks and minerals.


Six Superlative Sources

· Keller, G.V., Electrical properties, in Practical Handbook of Physical Properties of Rocks and Minerals, edited by R.S. Carmichael, pp. 361-427, CRC Press, 1989.

· Nesbitt, B.E., Electrical conductivities of crustal fluids, J. Geophys. Res., 98, 4301-4310, 1993.

· Olhoeft, G.R., Electrical properties of granite with implications for the lower crust, J. Geophys. Res., 86, 931-936, 1981.

· Olhoeft, G.R., Electrical properties of Rocks, in Physical Properties of Rocks and Minerals, edited by Y.S. Touloukian, W.R. Judd and R.F. Roy, pp. 257-329, McGraw-Hill, 1981.

· Tyburczy, J.A., and D.K. Fisler, Electrical conductivity of minerals and melts, in Mineral Physics and Crystallography: A Handbook of Physical Constants, AGU Reference Shelf Volume 2, edited by T.J. Ahrens, pp. 185-208, American Geophysical Union, 1995.

· Xu, Y.S., T.J. Shankland, and B.T. Poe, Laboratory-based electrical conductivity in the Earth's mantle, J. Geophys. Res., 105, 27865-27876, 2000.

Other Excellent Sources

· Constable, S.C., T.J. Shankland, and A.G. Duba, The electrical conductivity of an isotropic olivine mantle, J. Geophys. Res., 97, 3397-3404, 1992.

· Glover, P.W.J., and F.J. Vine, Electrical conductivity of the continental crust, Geophys. Res. Lett, 21, 2357-2360, 1994.

· Hirth, G., R.L. Evans, and A.D. Chave, Comparison of continental and oceanic mantle electrical conductivity: Is the Archean lithosphere dry? Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, 1, Paper Number 2000GC000048, 8 December 2000.

· Jones, A.G., Electrical conductivity of the continental lower crust, in Continental Lower Crust, Developments in Geotectonics 23, edited by D.M. Fountain, R. Arculus, and R.W. Kay, pp. 81-144, Elsevier, 1992.

· Karato, S., The role of hydrogen in the electrical conductivity of the upper mantle, Nature, 347, 272-273, 1990.

· Kariya, K.A., and T.J. Shankland, Electrical conductivity of dry lower crustal rocks, Geophysics, 48, 52-61, 1983.

· Lizarralde, D., A. Chave, G. Hirth, and A. Schultz, Northeastern Pacific mantle conductivity profile from long-period magnetotelluric sounding using Hawaii-to-California submarine cable data, J. Geophys. Res., 100, 17837-17854, 1995.

· Nover, G., S. Heikamp, H.J. Meurer, and D. Freund, In-situ electrical conductivity and permeability of mid-crustal rocks from the KTB drilling: Consequences for high conductive layers in the Earth crust, Surveys in Geophysics, 19, 73-85, 1998.

· Roberts, J.J., and J.A. Tyburczy, Partial-melt electrical conductivity: Influence of melt composition, J. Geophys Res., 104, 7055-7065, 1999.

· Roberts, J.J., A.G. Duba, E.A. Mathez, T.J. Shankland, and R. Kinzler, Carbon-enhanced electrical conductivity during fracture of rocks, J. Geophys. Res., 105, 737-747, 1999.

· Roberts, J.J., and J.A. Tyburczy, Frequency-dependent electrical properties of minerals and partial melts, Surveys in Geophysics, 15, 239-262, 1994.

· Schock, R.N., A.G. Duba, T.J. Shankland, Electrical conduction in olivine, J. Geophys. Res., 94, 5829-5839, 1989.

· Wannamaker, P.E., Electrical conductivity of water-undersaturated melting crustal melting, J. Geophys. Res., 91, 6321-6327, 1986.

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