Jibamitra Ganguly

Department of Geosciences
University of Arizona, Tucson
E-mail: ganguly@email.arizona.edu
Page: http://www.geo.arizona.edu/web/Ganguly/JG_page.html

Fields of interest:

  • Petrology
  • Geochemistry
  • Mineralogy: Terrestrial and Planetary problems

Recent publications :

J. Ganguly, M. Tirone: 
Closure Temperature, Cooling Age and High Temperature Thermochronology, 
In: Gupta A.K. and Dasgupta S. (Eds.), Physics and Chemistry of the Earth’s
, (2009), pp. 89-98, 
Springer-Verlag and Indian National Science Academy

J. Ganguly, A. Freed, S. Saxena: 
Density profiles of oceanic slabs and surrounding mantle: Integrated thermodynamic and thermal modeling, and implications for the fate of slabs at the 660 km discontinuity. 
Phys. Earth Planet Inter., (2008), doi:10.1016/j.pepi.2008.10.005

J. Ganguly, M. Ito, X-Y. Zhang: 
Cr diffusion in orthopyroxene: experimental determination, 53Mn-53Cr thermochronology, and planetary applications. 
Geochim et Cosmochim Acta Vol. 71, (2007), pp. 3915-3925.

I.S. McCallum, M.C. Domeneghetti, J.F. Schwratz., E.K. Mullen, M. Zema, F. Camara, C. McCammon, J. Ganguly: 
Cooling history of lunar Mg-suite gabbronorite 76255, toctolite 76535 and stillwater pyroxenite SC-936: The record in exsolution and ordering in pyroxenes. 
Geochim Cosmochim Acta. Vol .70, (2006), pp. 6068-6078.

J. Ganguly and D. Frost: 
Stability of Anhydrous phase B: Implications for phase relations in subducting slab and the X-discontinuity in the mantle. 
J. Geophys Res. Vol. 111, (2006), B06203, doi:10.1029/2005JB003910

M. Ito and J. Ganguly: 
Diffusion kinetics of Cr in olivine and 53Mn-53Cr thermochronology of early solar system objects. 
Geochim Cosmochim Acta
Vol. 70, (2006), pp. 799 – 809.

M. Stimpfl, J. Ganguly and G.M. Molin: 
Fe2+-Mg order-disorder in orthopyroxenes: Experimental studies and applications to cooling rates of rocks. 
Contrib Mineral Petrol, Vol. 150, (2005), pp. 319-334.

J. Ganguly: 
Adiabatic decompression and melting of mantle rocks. 
Geophys. Research Letters, Vol. 32(6), (2005), L06312, doi:10.1029/2005GL022363

M. Tirone, J. Ganguly, R. Dohmen, F. Langenhorst, R. Hervig: 
Rare Earth diffusion kinetics in garnet: Experimental studies and applications. 
Geochim Cosmochim Acta, Vol. 69, (2005), pp. 2385-2398