The Bureau of Economic Geology The University of Texas at Austin Jackson School of Geosciences
Brent  Elliott
Brent Elliott Research Associate Bureau of Economic Geology
The University of Texas at Austin
University Station, Box X
Austin, Texas 78713-8924
E-mail: brent.elliott@beg.utexas.edu Telephone: 512-471-1812 Fax: 512-471-0140
Professional Summary
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Research Interests
Mineralogy, petrology, geochemistry and petrogenetic evolution of igneous and metamorphic rocks

Structural geology and tectonics

Ore deposits and applied mineralogy, petrology, and geochemistry toward resource formation and exploration.

Field geology, mapping, and GIS / geospatial analysis

Developing computer aided field mapping techniques

Educational outreach and creating hands-on field experiences for students
Education
B.A. Geology & Russian Language, Beloit College, 1995

M.S. Geology & Mineralogy, University of Helsinki, 1997

Ph.D. Geology & Mineralogy, University of Helsinki, 2001
Professional History
Geologist – Department of Natural Resources, Geological & Geophysical Survey of Alaska, 2010–2012

Associate Professor – Department of Geosciences, Midwestern State University, 2006–2010

Assistant Professor – Department of Physics & Earth Science, University of North Alabama, 2001-2006
Selected Publications
Elliott, B. A., Peck, W. H., Rämö, O.T., Vaasjoki, M., Nironen, M. 2005, Magmatic zircon oxygen isotopes of 1.88–1.87 Ga orogenic and 1.65–1.54 Ga anorogenic magmatism in Finland Mineralogy and Petrology, 85, 223-241.

Elliott, B.A., 2003, Petrogenesis of the post-kinematic magmatism of the Central Finland Granitoid Complex II; Sources and magmatic evolution. Journal of Petrology, 44, 1681-1701.

Rämö. O.T., Vaasjoki, M., Mänttäri, I., Elliott, B.A., Nironen, M., 2001, Petrogenesis of the post-kinematic magmatism of the Central Finland Granitoid Complex I; Radiogenic isotope constraints and implications of crustal evolution. Journal of Petrology, 42, p. 1971-1993.

Elliott, B.A., 2001, Crystallization conditions of the Wiborg rapakivi batholith, SE Finland: An evaluation of amphibole and biotite mineral chemistry. Mineralogy and Petrology, 72, p. 305-324.

Nironen, M., Elliott, B.A., and Rämö, O.T., 2000, Geochemistry of 1.88-1.87 Ga post-kinematic intrusions of the Central Finland Granitoid Complex: a shift from C-type to A-type magmatism during lithospheric convergence. Lithos, Volume 53, p. 37–58.

Elliott, B. A., Rämö, O. T., and Nironen, M., 1998, Mineral chemistry constraints on the evolution of the 1.88 - 1.87 Ga post-kinematic granite plutons in the Central Finland Granitoid Complex. Lithos, Volume 45, p. 109–129.
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