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Halvdanpiggen, Spitsbergen, Norway. A volcanic neck of alkali basalt, rich in mantle xenoliths. On of the sites of terrestrial analogs for the ALH84001 carbonate globules.

Dr. Allan H. Treiman
Senior Staff Scientist

Lunar and Planetary Institute
3600 Bay Area Boulevard
Houston, TX 77058
E-mail: treiman(at)
Phone: 281-486-2117
Fax: 281-486-2162



    • Igneous Petrology.
    • Terrestrial Analogs.
    • Carbonatites.

Please email me for reprints!

Treiman A.H., Morris R.V., Agresti D.G., Achilles C.N., Bristow T.F., Rampe; E.B., Ming D.W., Blake D.F., Vaniman D.T., Bish D.L., Chipera S.J., Morrison S.M., and Downs R.T. (2014) Ferrian saponite from the Santa Monica Mountains (California, USA, Earth): Characterization as an analog for clay minerals on Mars with application to Yellowknife Bay in Gale Crater. American Mineralogist. 99, 2234-2250. LPI Contrib. #1784.

Filiberto J., Dasgupta R., Gross J., and Treiman A.H. (2014) Effect of chlorine on near-liquidus phase equilibria of an Fe-Mg-rich tholeiitic basalt. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 168, DOI 10.1007/s00410-014-1027-1. E10009.

McCanta M.C., Dyar M.D., and Treiman A.H. (2014) Alteration of Hawaiian basalts under sulfur-rich conditions: Applications to understanding surface-atmosphere interactions on Mars and Venus. American Mineralogist 99, 291-302. LPI Contrib. #1761.

Debaille V., O'Neill C., Brandon A.D., Haenecour P., Yin Q.-Z., Mattielli N., and Treiman A.H. (2013) Stagnant-lid tectonics in early Earth revealed by 142Nd variations in late Archean rocks. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 373, 82-92. LPI Contrib. #1743.

Treiman A.H. (2012) Eruption age of the Sverrefjell volcano, Spitsbergen Island, Norway. Polar Research 31, #17320.

Martin A., Righter K., and Treiman A.H. (2012) Basalt + calcite + anhydrite stability at high pressure and high temperature: Implications for Venus, the Earth and Mars. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 331-332, 291-304.

Filiberto J., Wood J., Le L., Dasgupta R., Shimizu N., and Treiman A.H. (2012) Effect of fluorine on near-liquidus phase equilibria of an Fe-Mg rich basalt. Chemical Geology 312-313, 118-126.

Hausrath E.M., Treiman A.H., Bish D.L., Blake D., Sarrazin P., Hoehler T., Vicenzi E., Midtkandl I., Steele A., and Brantley S.L. (2008) Short and long-term olivine weathering in Svalbard, and implications for Mars. Astrobiology 8, 1079-1092.

Treiman A.H., Lindstrom D.J., Schwandt C.S., Franchi I.A., and Morgan M. (2002) A “mesosiderite” rock from Northern Siberia, Russia: Not a meteorite. Meteoritics and Planetary Science 37 (suppl.), B13-B22.

Treiman A.H., Amundsen. H.E.F., Blake D.F., and Bunch T. (2002) Hydrothermal origin for carbonate globules in Martian meteorite ALH84001: A terrestrial analogue from Spitsbergen (Norway). Earth and Planetary Science Letters 204, 323-332.


May 31, 2016

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