Publication List (last updated January 2010)

Articles and Reports

Miller, J.D., Jr., and Weiblen, P.W., 1990, Anorthositic rocks of the Duluth Complex:  Examples of rocks formed from plagioclase crystal mush:  Journal of Petrology, v. 31, p. 295–339. (pdf)

Paces, J.B., and Miller, J.D., Jr., 1993, Precise U-Pb ages of Duluth Complex and related mafic intrusions, northeastern Minnesota: New insights for physical, petrogenetic, paleomagnetic and tectono-magmatic processes associated with the 1.1 Ga Midcontinent Rift system. Journal of Geophysical Research, v. 98, no. B8, p. 13,997-14, 013. (pdf)

Miller, J.D., Jr., and Ripley, E.M., 1996, Layered intrusions of the Duluth Complex, Minnesota, USA. in Cawthorne, R.G. (ed.), :Layered Intrusions: Amsterdam, Elsevier, p. 257-301. (pdf)

Miller, J.D., Jr., and Chandler, V.W., 1997, Geology, petrology, and tectonic significance of the Beaver Bay Complex, northeastern Minnesota. in  Ojakangas, R.J., Dickas, A.B., Green, J.C. (editors), Middle Proterozoic to Cambrian Rifting, Central North America: Boulder, Colorado, Geological Society of America Special Paper 312, p. 73-96. (pdf)

Miller, J.D., Jr. 1999, Geochemical evaluation of platinum group element (PGE) mineralization in the Sonju Lake intrusion, Finland, Minnesota. Minnesota Geological Survey Information Circular 44, 32 p. (pdf)

Miller, J.D. Jr.,  Green, J.C., Severson, M.J., Chandler, V.W., Hauck, S.A., Peterson, D.E., and Wahl, T.E., 2002, Geology and mineral potential of the Duluth Complex and related rocks of northeastern Minnesota. Minnesota Geological Survey Report of Investigations 58, 207p. w/ CD-ROM (pdf)

Miller, J.D., Jr., 2004, Petrology and PGE potential of the Greenwood Lake Intrusion, Central Duluth Complex, Lake County, Minnesota.  Minnesota Geological Survey Report of Investigations 62, 93p. (pdf)

Jirsa, M.A., Miller, J.D., Jr., Severson, M.J., and Chandler, V.W., 2006, Final report on the geology, geochemistry, and geophysical attributes of mafic to ultramafic intrusions in Minnesota, excluding the Duluth Complex.  Minnesota Geological Survey Open-file Report OF-06-3; on-line report (pdf)

Li, C., Ripley, E.M., Oberthür, T., Miller, J.D., Jr., and  Joslin, G.D., 2007, Textural, mineralogical and stable isotope studies of hydrothermal alteration in the main sulfide zone of the Great Dyke, Zimbabwe and the precious metals zone of the Sonju Lake Intrusion, Minnesota, USA. Miner Deposita, v. 42. (pdf)

Holm, D.K., Anderson, R., Boerboom, T.J., Cannon, W.F., Chandler, V.W., Jirsa, M.A., Miller, J.D., Schneider, D.A., Schulz, K.J., Van Schmus, W.R., 2007, Reinterpretation of Paleoproterozoic accretionary boundaries of the north-central United States based on a new aeromagnetic-geologic compilation. Precambrian Research, v. 157, p. 71-79. (pdf)

Jirsa, M.A., Miller, J.D., Jr., and Morey, G.B., 2008, Geology of the Biwabik Iron Formation. Regulartory Toxicology and Pharmacology v. 52, p. S5-S10. (pdf)

Geologic Maps

Severson, M.J., and Miller, J.D., Jr., 1998, Bedrock geologic map of the Allen quadrangle, St. Louis County, Minnesota. Minnesota Geological Survey Miscellaneous Map Series, M-91, 1:24,000 scale. (pdf)

Miller, J.D., Jr., Green, J.C., Severson, M.J., Chandler, V.W., and Peterson, D.E., 2001, Geologic map of the Duluth Complex and related rocks, northeastern Minnesota. Miscellaneous Map Series, M-119, scale 1:200,000, 2 sheets. (pdf-sheet 1) (pdf-sheet 2)

Boerboom, T.J., Green, J.C., and Miller, J.D., Jr, 2003, Bedrock geology of the Two Harbors quadrangle, Lake County, Minnesota.  Minnesota Geological Survey Miscellaneous Map M-139, scale 1:100,000. (pdf)

Jirsa, M.A., and Miller, J.D., Jr., 2004, Bedrock geology of the Ely and Basswood Lake 30’ x 60’ quadrangles, northeast Minnesota. Minnesota Geological Survey Miscellaneous Map M-148, scale 1:100,000. (pdf)

Severson, M.J. and Miller, J.D., Jr., 2005, Bedrock geology of the Babbitt quadrangle, St. Louis County, Minnesota. Minnesota Geological Survey Miscellaneous Map M-159, scale 1:24,000. (pdf)

Miller, J.D., Jr., Severson, M.J. and  Foose, M.P., 2005, Bedrock geology of the Babbitt Northeast quadrangle, St. Louis and Lake Counties, Minnesota. Minnesota Geological Survey Miscellaneous Map M-160, scale 1:24,000. (pdf)

Miller, J.D., Jr. and Severson, M.J., 2005, Bedrock geology of the Babbitt Southwest quadrangle, St. Louis County, Minnesota. Minnesota Geological Survey Miscellaneous Map M-161, scale 1:24,000. (pdf)

Miller, J.D., Jr., 2005, Bedrock geology of the Babbitt Southeast quadrangle, St. Louis and Lake Counties, Minnesota. Minnesota Geological Survey Miscellaneous Map M-162, scale 1:24,000. (pdf)

Miller, J.D., Jr., Green, J.C., and Jerde, E.A., 2006, Bedrock geology of the Little Marais quadrangle, Lake and Cook Counties, Minnesota. Minnesota Geological Survey Miscellaneous Map M-172, scale 1:24,000. (pdf)

Boerboom, T.J., Green, J.C., Albers, P.A. and Miller, J.D., Jr., 2006, Bedrock geology of the Tofte quadrangle, Cook County, Minnesota. Minnesota Geological Survey Miscellaneous Map M-171, scale 1:24,000. (pdf)

Miller, J.D., Jr., and Green, J.C., 2008, Bedrock geology of the Duluth Heights and eastern portion of the Adolph quadrangles, St. Louis County, Minnesota. Minnesota Geological Survey Miscellaneous Map M-181, scale 1:24,000. (pdf)

Green, J.C., and Miller, J.D., Jr., 2008, Bedrock geology of the Duluth quadrangle, St. Louis County, Minnesota. Minnesota Geological Survey Miscellaneous Map M-182, scale 1:24,000. (pdf)

Miller, J.D., Jr., and Green, J.C., 2008, Bedrock geology of the West Duluth and eastern portion of the Esko quadrangles, St. Louis County, Minnesota. Minnesota Geological Survey Miscellaneous Map M-183, scale 1:24,000. (pdf)

 

 

Miscellaneous Transfers

2011 ILSG guidebook on the Layered Series at Duluth

Bedrock Geologic Map of the Wilder Lake Intusion, Lake County, Northeastern Minnesota (preliminary version, 6/13)