Texas A&M University
Department of Geology and Geophysics,
College Station, Texas 77843-3115
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin, 1987
- GEOL 101 - Introduction to Geology
- GEOL 304 - Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology
- GEOL 689 - Metamorphic Petrology
William M. Lamb
*Stewart, E., Lamb, W., Newman, J., & Tikoff, B. (2016) The Petrological and Geochemical Evolution of Early Forearc Mantle Lithosphere: an example from the Red Hills Ultramafic Massif, New Zealand. Journal of Petrology, available online.
Lamadrid, H.M., W.M. Lamb, M. Santosh, R.J. Bodnar (2014) Raman spectroscopic characterization of H2O in CO2-rich fluid inclusions in granulite facies metamorphic rocks. Gondwana Research. v. 26, pp. 301-310.
Lamb, W.M., Guillemette, R., Popp, R.K., Fritz, S.J., and *Chmiel, G.J. (2012) Determination of Fe3+/FeTotal using the Electron Microprobe: A Calibration for Amphiboles. American Mineralogist, v. 97, pp. 951-961.
Toy, V., Newman, J., Lamb, W., & Tikoff, B. (2010) The role of pyroxenites in formation of shear instabilities in the mantle: Evidence from an ultramafic ultramylonite, Twin Sisters massif, Washington. Journal of Petrology. v51, pp55-80.
Lamb W.M., Popp, R.K. (2009) Amphibole equilibria in Mantle Rocks: Determining Values of Mantle aH2O and Implications for Mantle H2O Contents. American Mineralogist. v. 94, pp. 41-52.\
Popp, R.K., Hibbert, H.A., Lamb, W.M. (2006) Oxy-amphibole equilibria in Ti-bearing oxy-amphiboles: Experimental investigation and petrologic implications for mantle derived amphiboles. American Mineralogist, v. 91, pp. 54-66.
Lamb, W.M. (2005) Carbonates in Feldspathic Gneisses from the Granulite Facies: Implication for the formation of CO2-rich Fluid Inclusions. in H. Thomas (ed) Metamorphism and Crustal Evolution: a volume in honor of Prof. R.S. Sharma, Atlantic Publishers & Distributors, New Delhi, pp. 163-181.
Lamb, W.M., *McShane, C.J., and Popp, R.J. (2002) Phase relations in the CH4-H2O-NaCl system at 2 kbar, 300˚C to 600˚C as determined using synthetic fluid inclusions. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta. V. 66, pp. 3971-3986.
*Brouwer, F.M., Vissers, R.L.M., and Lamb, W.M. (2002) Metamorphic history of eclogitic metagabbro blocks from a tectonic mélange in the Voltri Massif, Ligurian Alps, Italy. Ofioliti, v. 27 (1) pp. 1-16.
*Brouwer, F.M., Vissers, R.L.M., Lamb, W.M. (2002) Structure and metamorphism of the Gran Paradiso massif, western Alps, Italy. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, v. 143, p. 450-470.
Dubessy, J., Buschaert, S., Lamb, W., Pironon, J., Thiéry, R. (2001) Methane-bearing aqueous fluid inclusions: Raman analysis, thermodynamic modelling and application to petroleum basins. Chemical Geology, v. 173, pp. 193-205.
Drury, M.R., Newman, J., Lamb, W.M., Vissers, R.L.M., Van Roermund, H.L.M. (2000) The role of lithosperic mantle in orogenesis: Coupled or uncoupled? Journal of Czech Geological Society, v45, p222-.
Newman, J., Lamb, W.M., Drury, M.R., Vissers, R.L.M. (1999) Deformation processes in a peridotite shear zone: reaction-softening by an H2O-deficient, continuous net transfer reaction. Tectonophysics, v. 303, no. 1-4, pp. 193-222.
Lamb, W.M. and Morrison, J. (1997) Retrograde fluids in the Archean Shawmere anorthosite, Kapuskasing Structural Zone, Ontario, Canada. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, v. 129, p. 105-119.
*Lee, Y-J, Wiltschko, D.V., Grossman, E.L., Morse, J.W., and Lamb, W.M. (1997) Sequential vein growth with fault displacement: An example from the Austin Chalk Formation, Texas. Jour. of Geophysical Research, v. 102, p. 22,611-22,628.
Lamb, W.M., Popp, R.K. and **Boockoff, L.A. (1996) The Determination of Phase Relations in the CH4-H2O-NaCl System at 1 kbar, 400 to 600˚C using Synthetic Fluid Inclusions. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, v. 60, p. 1885-1897.
*Letargo, C.M.R., Lamb, W.M. and Park, J.-S. (1995) Comparison and Calcite-Dolomite thermometry and Carbonate-Silicate equilibria: Constraints on the conditions of metamorphism of the Llano Uplift, Central Texas, U.S.A. American Mineralogist, v. 80, p. 131-143.
Lamb, W.M. (1993) Retrograde Deformation within the Carthage-Colton mylonite zone as recorded by fluid inclusions and feldspar compositions: Tectonic implications for the southern Grenville Province. Contrib. Mineralogy and Petrology, v. 114, p. 379-394.
*Letargo, C.M.R. and Lamb, W.M. (1993) P-T-X conditions of calc-silicate formation: evidence from fluid inclusions and phase equilibria; Llano Uplift, Central Texas, USA. Journal of Metamorphic Geology, v. 11, p. 89-100. (Citations = 9 as of 2015)
(**Undergraduate Student Author, *Graduate Student Author, †Post-Doc)