Iain M. Samson
Department of Earth & Environmental Sciences



Department of Earth Sciences
University of Windsor
Memorial Hall
401 Sunset Avenue Windsor,
Ontario Canada N9B 3P4
Phone: (519) 253-3000 ext:2489
FAX:519-973-7081
Email: ims@uwindsor.ca

Iain M Samson
Professor


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University of Windsor



Some Recent Publications

Cui, T., Yang, J., Samson, I.M., 2009, Hydrostratigraphic reconstruction and numerical modeling of hydrothermal fluid flow in the Paleoproterozoic Thelon Basin, Nunavut, Canada. Journal of Geochemical Exploration. In Press.

Polat, A., Appel, P.W.U., Fryer, B.J., Windley, B., Frei, R.,
Samson, I.M., Huang, H. Trace element systematics of the Neoarchean Fisken├Žsset anorthosite complex and associated meta-volcanic rocks, SW Greenland: Evidence for a magmatic arc origin. Precambrian Research. In Press.

Samson, I.M., Williams-Jones, A.E., Ault, K., Gagnon, J.E., and Fryer, B.J., 2008, The source of fluids forming distal Zn-Pb-Ag skarns: evidence from LA-ICPMS analysis of fluid inclusions from El Mochito, Honduras. Geology., v. 36, p. 947-950.

Gagnon, J.E., Fryer, B.J.,
Samson, I.M., and Williams-Jones, A.E., 2008, Quantitative analysis of silicate standard reference materials by LA-ICPMS with and without an internal standard. Journal of Analytical Atomic Spectroscopy. v. 23, p. 1529-1537.

Wood, S.A. and
Samson, I.M., 2006, The aqueous geochemistry of Ga, Ge, In and Sc. Ore Geology Reviews. v.28, p. 57-102.

Samson, I.M., and Wood, S.A., 2005, The rare earth elements: behaviour in hydrothermal fluids and concentration in hydrothermal mineral deposits, exclusive of alkaline settings, in Linnen, R.L., and Samson, I.M., eds., Rare element geochemistry and mineral deposits: Geological Association of Canada, Short Course Notes. P. 269-297.

Samson, I.M., Wood, S.A., and Finucane, K.G., 2004, Fluid inclusion characteristics and genesis of the REE (parisite) mineralization in the Snowbird Deposit, Montana. Economic Geology, v.99, p. 1727-1744.

Gagnon, J.E., Samson, I.M., Fryer, B.J., and Williams-Jones, A.E., 2004, The composition and origin of hydrothermal fluids in rare-element pegmatites, South Platte District, Colorado: Evidence from LA-ICP-MS analysis of fluorite- and quartz-hosted fluid inclusions. Canadian Mineralogist, v. 41, p. 365-382.

Crowe, S.A., Fryer, B.J., Samson, I.M., and Gagnon, J.E., 2003, Precise isotope ratio determination of common Pb using quadrupole LA-ICP-MS with optimized laser sampling conditions and a robust mixed-gas plasma. Journal of Analytical Atomic Spectrometry, v.18, p. 1331 - 1338.

Gagnon, J.E., Samson, I.M., and Fryer, B.J., 2003, Laser Ablation ICP-MS Analysis of Fluid Inclusions. In Fluid Inclusions: Analysis and Interpretation (I. Samson, A. Anderson, & D. Marshall, eds.) Mineralogical Association of Canada, Short Course 32,

Gagnon, J.E., Samson, I.M., Fryer, B.J., and Williams-Jones, A.E., 2003, Compositional heterogeneity in fluorite and the genesis of fluorite deposits - Insights from LA-ICP-MS analysis. The Canadian Mineralogist. v.41, p. 365-382.

Banks, D.A., Boyce, A.J., and Samson, I.M., 2002, Constraints on the origin of fluids forming the Irish Zn-Pb-Ba deposits: Evidence from the chemistry of fluid inclusions. Economic Geology, v.97, 471-480.

Samson, I.M., Kerr, I.D. and Graf, C., 2001, The Rock Canyon Creek Fluorite-REE deposit, British Columbia. in Dunlop, S. and Simandl, G.J. (eds.), Industrial Minerals in Canada, Special Volume 53, Canadian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy, p.35-44.

Packard, J., Al-Aasm, I.S., Samson, I.M., Berger, Z., and Davies, J., 2001, A Devonian hydrothermal chert reservoir: The 225 bcf Parkland Field, British Columbia, Canada: Amer. Assoc. Petrol. Geol. Bulletin, v. 85, p. 51-84.

Williams-Jones, A.E., Samson, I.M., and Olivo, G.R., 2000, The Genesis of hydrothermal fluorite-REE deposits in the Gallinas Mountains, New Mexico. Economic Geology, v. 95, p. 327-342.

Samson, I.M. and Walker, R.T., 2000, Cryogenic Raman spectroscopic studies in the NaCl-CaCl2-H2O system and implications for low temperature phase behaviour in aqueous fluid inclusions. The Canadian Mineralogist, v. 38, p. 35-43.

Wood, S.A. and Samson, I.M., 2000, The hydrothermal geochemistry of tungsten in granitoid environments: I. Relative solubilities of ferberite and scheelite as a function of T, P, pH and mNaCl. Economic Geology, v. 95, p. 143-182.

Samson, I.M., Blackburn, W.H., and Gagnon, J.E., 1999, Paragenesis and chemistry of amphibole and biotite in the MacLellan Au-Ag deposit, Lynn Lake greenstone belt, Manitoba. The Canadian Mineralogist, v. 94, p. 1405-1422.

Wood, S.A. and Samson, I.M., 1998, Solubility of ore minerals and complexation of ore metals in hydrothermal solutions. In, Techniques in Hydrothermal Ore Deposit Geology, Reviews in Economic Geology v.10, Richards, J.P. and Larson, P. (eds.), Ch. 2, Society of Economic Geologists, p. 33-80.

Samson, I.M., Bas, B., and Holm, P.E., 1997, Hydrothermal evolution of auriferous shear zones, Wawa, Ontario. Economic Geology, v. 92, p.325-342.

Samson, I.M., Liu, W. and Williams-Jones, A.E., 1995, The nature of orthomagmatic hydrothermal fluids in the Oka carbonatite, Quebec: Evidence from fluid inclusions. Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta, v.59, p.1963-1978.

Samson, I.M., Williams-Jones, A.E. and Liu, W., 1995, The chemistry of hydrothermal fluids in carbonatites: Evidence from leachate and SEM-decrepitate analysis of fluid inclusions from Oka, Quebec. Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta, v.59, p.1979-1990.

Samson, I.M. and Gagnon, J., 1995, Episodic fluid infiltration and the genesis of the Proterozoic MacLellan Au-Ag deposit, Lynn Lake greenstone belt, Manitoba. Exploration and Mining Geology, v.4, p.33-50.