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Corey Wall

Research Scientist Corey Wall
  • Ph.D. | University of British Columbia, Canada (2016)
  • B.S.  | University of British Columbia, Canada (2009)


  1. Ion emitter chemistry and improving ionization efficiency of TIMS analyses.
  2. Characterization of U-Pb reference materials (zircon, titanite, apatite).
  3. High-precision geochronology of mafic magmatism associated with open-system layered intrusions and flood basalts.
  4. Tectonomagmatism of the Early Cambrian Oklahoma Aulacogen large igneous province.
  5. Integration of zircon geochemistry and rhyolite-MELTS modeling of silicic magma petrogenesis.


  1. Nasdala, L., Corfu, F., Schoene, B., Tapster, S.R., Wall, C.J., Schmitz, M.D., Ovtcharova, M., Schaltegger, U., Kennedy, A.K., Kronz, A., Reiners, P.W., Yang, Y.H., Wu, F.Y., Gain, S.E., Griffin, W.L., Szymanowski, D., Chanmuang, C.N., Ende, M., Valley, J.W., Spicuzza, M.J., Wanthanachaisaeng, B., Giester, G. (submitted) GZ7 and GZ8 – two zircon Reference Materials for SIMS U-Pb geochronology, Geostandards and Geoanalytical Research.
  2. Ver Hoeve, T.J., Scoates, J.S., Wall, C.J., Weis, D., Amini, M. (2018) A temperature-composition framework for crystallization of fractionated interstitial melt in the Bushveld Complex from trace element systematics of zircon and rutile, Journal of Petrology.
  3. Ver Hoeve, T.J., Scoates, J.S., Wall, C.J., Weis, D., Amini, M. (2018) Evaluating downhole fractionation corrections in LA-ICP-MS U-Pb zircon geochronology, Chemical Geology, v. 483, p. 201-217.
  4. Wall, C.J., Scoates, J.S., Weis, D., Friedman, R.M., Amini, M., Meurer, W.P. (2018) The Stillwater Complex: integrating zircon geochronological and geochemical constraints of the age, emplacement history and crystallization of a large, open-system layered intrusion, Journal of Petrology., v. 59, p. 153-190.
  5. Manor, M.J., Scoates, J.S., Wall, C.J., Nixon, G.T., Friedman, R.M., Amini, M., Ames, D.E., (2017) Age of the Late Cretaceous Ultramafic-Hosted Giant Mascot Ni-Cu-PGE deposit, southern Canadian cordillera: integrating CA-ID-TIMS and LA-ICP-MS U-Pb geochronology and trace element geochemistry of zircon, Economic Geology, v. 112.
  6. Maier, W.D., Prevec, S.A., Scoates, J.S., Wall, C.J., Barnes, S.J., Gomwe, T. (2017) The Uitkomst intrusion and Nkomati Ni-Cu-Cr-PGE deposit, South Africa: trace element geochemistry, Nd isotopes and high-precision geochronology, Mineralium Deposita.
  7. Scoates, J.S., Scoates, R.F.J., Wall, C.J., Friedman, R.M., Couëslan, C.G. (2017) Direct dating of ultramafic sills and mafic intrusions associated with Ni-sulfide mineralization in the Thompson Nickel Belt, Manitoba, Canada, Economic Geology, v. 112.
  8. Wall, C.J., Scoates, J.S., Weis, D. (2016) Zircon from the Anorthosite zone II of the Stillwater Complex as a U-Pb geochronological reference material for Archean rocks. Chemical Geology, v. 436, p. 54-71.
  9. Wall, C.J., Scoates, J.S. (2016) High-precision U-Pb zircon-baddeleyite dating of the J-M Reef platinum group element deposit in the Stillwater Complex, Montana (USA), Economic Geology, v. 111, p. 1-11.
  10. Scoates, J.S., Wall, C.J. (2015) Geochronology of layered intrusions, in Charlier, B., et al., eds., Layered intrusions: Netherlands, Springer Science, p. 3–74.
  11. Zirakparvar, N.A., Mathez, E.A., Scoates, J.S., Wall, C.J. (2014) Zircon Hf isotope evidence for an enriched mantle source for the Bushveld Igneous Complex, Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, v. 168, p. 1-18.

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Phone: 208-426-1121