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V. T. McLemore
Selected Recent Publications

(also see: Complete Listing of Publications and Reports and students supported by McLemore)

(* in press or review)

  1. McLemore, V.T., Smith, A., Riggins, A.M., Dunbar, N., Rämö, O.T., and Heizler, M.T., 2020, REE-bearing Cambrian-Ordovician episyenites and carbonatites in southern and central New Mexico, USA, in Koutz, F.R. and Pinnell, W.M., eds. Vision for discovery: Geology and ore deposits if the Great Basin: Geological Society of Nevada, 2020 Symposium Proceedings, p. 411-428.

  2. McLemore, V.T., Frey, B., Hayek, E.E., Hettiarachchi, E., Brown, R., Chavez, O., Paul, S., and Das, M., 2020, The Jackpile-Paguate uranium mine, Grants Uranium District: Changes in perspectives from production to superfund site in Frey, B.A., Kelley, S.A., Zeigler, K.E., McLemore, V.T., Goff., F, and Ulmer-Scholle, D.S., eds., The geology of the Mount Taylor area: New Mexico Geological Society, Special Publication 14, p. 77-88, https://nmgs.nmt.edu/publications/special/14/.
  3. McLemore, V.T., 2020, Critical minerals in New Mexico; work needed to realize resources: Mining Engineering, v. 72, no. 2, pp. 31-31, https://me.smenet.org/abstract.cfm?preview=1&articleID=9501&page=31
  4. Kelley, K.D., Spry, P.G., McLemore, V.T., Fey, D.L., and Anderson, E.D., 2020, Alkalic-type epithermal gold deposits model: U.S. Geological Survey, Scientific Investigations Report 2010-5070-R, 88 p., https://pubs.er.usgs.gov/publication/sir20105070R
  5. McLemore, V.T., 2020, Uranium deposits in the Poison Canyon Trend, Ambrosia Lake Subdistrict, Grants Uranium District, McKinley and Cibola Counties, New Mexico in Frey, B.A., Kelley, S.A., Zeigler, K.E., McLemore, V.T., Goff., F, and Ulmer-Scholle, D.S., eds., The geology of the Mount Taylor area: New Mexico Geological Society, Special Publication 14, p. 53-64, https://nmgs.nmt.edu/publications/special/14/.
  6. McLemore, V.T., 2019, Mineral resources in Union County, New Mexico: New Mexico Geological Society, Guidebook 66, p. 109-116, supplemental material https://nmgs.nmt.edu/repository/index.cfml?rid=2019002

  7. McLemore, V.T., 2019, Critical minerals in New Mexico: SME Annual Meeting, Preprint 19-132, 6 p., https://geoinfo.nmt.edu/staff/mclemore/projects/documents/19_132.pdf

  8. McLemore, V.T., 2018, Rare Earth Elements (REE) Deposits Associated with Great Plain Margin Deposits (Alkaline-Related), Southwestern United States and Eastern Mexico: Resources, 7(1), 8; 44 p., doi:10.3390/resources7010008; http://www.mdpi.com/2079-9276/7/1/8 link http://www.mdpi.com/2079-9276/7/1/8 (international publication)

  9. McLemore, V.T., Smith, A., Riggins, A.M., Dunbar, N., Frempong, K.B., and Heizler, M.T., 2018, Characterization and origin of episyenites in the southern Caballo Mountains, Sierra County, New Mexico: New Mexico Geological Society, Guidebook 69, p. 207-216.

  10. McLemore, V.T., 2017, Mining districts and prospect areas of New Mexico: New Mexico Bureau of Geology and Mineral Resources, Resource Map 24, 65 p., scale 1:1,000,000.

  11. McLemore, V.T., Timmons, S., and Wilks, M., eds., 2017, Energy and Mineral deposits in New Mexico: New Mexico Bureau of Geology and Mineral Resources, Memoir 50 and New Mexico Geological Society, Special Publication 13.

  12. McLemore, V.T., 2017, Update of Industrial Minerals and Rocks of New Mexico: Mining Engineering, v. 69, no. 6, p. 49-56, http://me.smenet.org/reader.cfm?page=49

    McLemore, V.T. and Chenoweth, W.C., 2017, Uranium resources; in McLemore, V.T., Timmons, S., and Wilks, M., eds., Energy and Mineral deposits in New Mexico: New Mexico Bureau of Geology and Mineral Resources Memoir 50 and New Mexico Geological Society Special Publication 13, 80 p.

    McLemore, V.T. and Lueth, V., 2017, Metallic Mineral Deposits; in McLemore, V.T., Timmons, S., and Wilks, M., eds., Energy and Mineral deposits in New Mexico: New Mexico Bureau of Geology and Mineral Resources Memoir 50 and New Mexico Geological Society Special Publication 13, 92 p.

    McLemore, V.T. and Austin, G.S., 2017, Industrial minerals and rocks; in McLemore, V.T., Timmons, S., and Wilks, M., eds., Energy and Mineral deposits in New Mexico: New Mexico Bureau of Geology and Mineral Resources Memoir 50 and New Mexico Geological Society Special Publication 13, 128 p.

  13. McLemore, V.T. and Wilton, T., 2017, Uranium in New Mexico: A special issue of New Mexico Geology: New Mexico Geology, v. 39, no. 1, p. iii.

    McLemore, V.T., 2017, Update of Industrial Minerals and Rocks of New Mexico: Mining Engineering, v. 69, no. 6, p. 49-56, http://me.smenet.org/reader.cfm?page=49

  14. McLemore, V.T., 2017, Heavy mineral, beach-placer sandstone deposits at Apache Mesa, Jicarilla Apache Reservation, Rio Arriba County, New Mexico; in The Geology of the Ouray-Silverton Area, Karlstrom, K.E., Gonzales, D.A., Zimmerer, M.J., Heizler, M., and Ulmer-Scholle, D.S.: New Mexico Geological Society 68th Annual Fall Field Conference Guidebook, p.. 123-132.

    Rämö, O.T., Calzia, J.P., McLemore, V.T. and Heikkilä, P., 2016, Mid-Proterozoic evolution of southern Laurentian lithosphere; crustal domains and potassic magmatic suites in Mojavia and Mazatzal; in Lithosphere 2016, Ninth Symposium On The Structure, Composition And Evolution Of The Lithosphere In Fennoscandia Institute Of Seismology: University Of Helsinki, Report S-65 p. 121-124, http://www.seismo.helsinki.fi/pdf/Lito2016.pdf

  15. McLemore, V.T., Wilton, T., and Pelizza, M., 2016, In-Situ Recovery of Sandstone-Hosted Uranium Deposits in New Mexico: Past, Present, and Future Issues and Potential: New Mexico Geology, v. 38, no. 4, p. 68-76.

  16. McLemore, V.T., 2016, Geology and mineral deposits of the sedimentary-copper deposits in the Scholle mining district, Socorro Torrance and Valencia Counties, New Mexico; in Frey, B.A., Karlstrom, K.E. , Lucas, S.G., Williams, S., Ziegler, K., McLemore, V., and Ulmer-Scholle, D.S., eds., Geology of the Belen area: New Mexico Geological Society Guidebook 67, p. 249-254.

    McLemore, V.T., 2016, Episyenites in the Sevilleta National Wildlife Refuge, Socorro County, New Mexico—Preliminary Results; in Frey, B.A., Karlstrom, K.E. , Lucas, S.G., Williams, S., Ziegler, K., McLemore, V., and Ulmer-Scholle, D.S., eds., Geology of the Belen area: New Mexico Geological Society Guidebook 67, p. 255-262.

  17. McLemore, V.T., Asafo-Akowuah, J. and Robison, A., 2016, Assessment of Rare Earth Elements at Apache Mesa (Stinking Lake), Jicarilla Apache Reservation, Rio Arriba County, New Mexico: Final report to Jicarilla Indian Tribe, NMBG Open-file report 587, https://geoinfo.nmt.edu/publications/openfile/details.cfml?Volume=587 .
  18. Luterbach, T. and McLemore, V.T., 2016, Trace element analysis of placer gold samples: Society for Mining, Metallurgy, and Exploration, 2016 Annual meeting preprint 16-062, 4 p., https://geoinfo.nmt.edu/staff/mclemore/projects/documents/16_062.pdf
  19. McLemore, V.T., 2016, Update of Industrial Minerals and Rocks of New Mexico: Society for Mining, Metallurgy, and Exploration, 2016 Annual meeting preprint 16-023, 7 p., https://geoinfo.nmt.edu/staff/mclemore/projects/documents/16_023.pdf

  20. McLemore, V.T., 2016, Tellurium Resources in New Mexico: New Mexico Geology, v. 38, no. 1, p. 1-16, https://geoinfo.nmt.edu/publications/periodicals/nmg/38/n1/nmg_v38_n1.pdf
  21. McLemore, V.T., 2015, Rare Earth Elements (REE) Deposits in New Mexico: Update: New Mexico Geology, v. 37, p. 59-69, https://geoinfo.nmt.edu/publications/periodicals/nmg/current/home.cfml
  22. McLemore, V.T., 2015, Great Plains Margin (alkaline-related) gold deposits in New Mexico: twenty years later: Geological Society of Nevada, New concepts and discoveries, 2015 Symposium volume, p. 1305-1327.
  23. McLemore, V.T., 2015, Geology and Mineral Resources of the Laughlin Peak Mining District, Colfax County, New Mexico: New Mexico Geological Society, Guidebook 66, p. 277-288, https://nmgs.nmt.edu/publications/guidebooks/papers.cfml?v=66&file=66_p0277_p0288.pdf
  24. McLemore, V.T., Rare Earth Elements Deposits in New Mexico, 2014, in Conway, F.M., ed., Proceedings of the 48th Annual Forum on the Geology of Industrial Minerals, Phoenix, Arizona, April 30 - May 4, 2012. Arizona Geological Survey Special Paper #9, Chapter 3, p. 1-16, http://repository.azgs.az.gov/uri_gin/azgs/dlio/1568

    McLemore, V.T., Rare Earth Elements Deposits in New Mexico: SME ME Online Exclusive, 10 p., http://me.smenet.org/reader.cfm?webArticleID=1206

    McLemore, V.T., Goff, F., And McIntosh, W., 2014, Geology and mineral resources of the Nogal-Bonito mining district, Lincoln County, New Mexico: New Mexico Geological Society, Guidebook 65, p. 235-246.

    McLemore, V.T., Dunbar, N., Heizler, L., and Heizler, M., 2014, Geology and mineral deposits of the Orogrande mining district, Jarilla Mountains, Otero County, New Mexico: New Mexico Geological Society, Guidebook 65, p. 247-260.

    McLemore, V.T. and Dunbar, N., 2013, Women in New Mexico Geology; in Kues, B. and Lewis, C., eds., A Brief History of Geological Studies in New Mexico with Biographical Profiles of Notable New Mexico Geologists: New Mexico Geological Society, Special Publication 12.

     

  25. Updated March 23, 2021