Curriculum Vitae of Mickey E. Gunter (12/12/12)

 

 

Professional Employment

2008 – Present          Chair, Geological Sciences, University of Idaho

2008 – 2015             Marsh Professor-at-Large, University of Vermont

2007 - 2008              Acting Chair, Geological Sciences, University of Idaho

2007 (Fall)               Visiting Professor, Department of Earth Sciences, Sapienza

                              University of Rome, Italy

2002 - Present           Professor, Geological Sciences, University of Idaho

                              Affiliate Professor, Materials Science, University of Idaho

                              Affiliate Professor, Environmental Science, University of Idaho

2002 (Spring)           Visiting Professor, Graduate School of Human and Environmental

                              Studies, Kyoto University, Japan

1996 (Fall)               Visiting Scientist, Laboratory for Crystallography, University of Bern, Switzerland

1995 - 2002              Associate Professor, Geological Sciences, University of Idaho

1989 - 1995              Assistant Professor, Geology, University of Idaho

1987 - 1989              Post-Doctoral Fellow, Geological Sciences, Virginia Tech

1986 - 1987              Design Engineer, Electro-Tec Corporation, Blacksburg, Virginia

1982 - 1984              Project Manager, Geology, Southern Illinois University

1981 - 1982              Researcher, Geology, Southern Illinois University

1981                       Research Assistant, Geology, University of New Mexico

 

Education

Ph.D. (1987)                  Virginia Tech

                                    Major field:  Optical Mineralogy

                                    Dissertation:  Refractometry by total reflection

 

M.S. (1982)                   Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

                                    Major field:  Optical Mineralogy

                                    Thesis:  Optical, X-ray, and chemical properties of andalusite-

                                                    kanonaite series

 

B.S. (1979)                    Southern Illinois University at Carbondale

                                    Major:  Geology, Minor:  Mathematics

 

Awards, Honors, Scholarships

Émile M. Chamot Award (presented by the State Microscopy Society of Illinois, 2012)

The new mineral gunterite (Na4(H2O)16(H2V10O28)6H2O) named in my honor (2011)

Marsh Professor-at-Large position at the University of Vermont (2008-2015)

STAR Award (presented by the Moscow, Idaho Chamber of Commerce, 2005)

Mineralogical Society of America Distinguished Lecturer (2002-2003)

Most Popular Faculty Member (selected by UI students, 2001-2002)

Elected Fellow in Mineralogical Society of America (1999)

Faculty Recognition Award presented by UI Student-Athletes (1999)

Professor of the Month, University of Idaho KD Chapter (1998)

Teaching Excellence Award, University of Idaho (1998)

Faculty Excellence Award, NROTC, University of Idaho (1998, 2008, 2009)

Commencement Speaker, McLeansboro High School, McLeansboro, Illinois (1994)

Idaho Alpha Chapter of Pi Beta Phi, Faculty Excellence Award (1990, 1991, 1995)

Electro-Tec Fellowship (1986)

Virginia Mining Mineral Resource Research Institute Fellowship (1980)

Member Illinois Beta Association of Phi Beta Kappa (1979)

Outstanding Senior in Department of Geology, S.I.U. (1979)

National Association of Geology Teachers Summer Field Camp Scholarship (1978)

Leo Kaplan Memorial Scholarship (1978)

Mr. and Mrs. Richard J. Feeney Scholarship (1977)

Participant, National Science Foundation Undergraduate Research Program (1976)

 

Professional Organizations and Service

Idaho State Board of Registration for Professional Geologists (2012-2017)

Board Member, International Medical Geology Institute.  Ankara, Turkey (2012-2014)

Guest Associate Editor for “Minerals in the Human Body” virtual issue of the American Mineralogist (2011-)

Mineralogy Panel and Reviewer, Institute of Medicine and National Research Council, Workshop on the NISOH research roadmap on asbestos fibers and elongated mineral particles (2009)

Editorial Board, Periodico di Mineralogia (2008-)

Associate Editor, Handbook of Mineralogy, amphiboles and zeolites (2007-)

Executive Board Member and Secretary, Mineralogical Society of America (2007-2009, 2009-2011)

Member ATSDR expert panel on asbestos biomarkers (2006)

Member EPA review committee World Trade Center dust screening method (2005)

Co-organizer (with Scott Wood) of the 2005 Goldschmidt Conference

Councilor, Mineralogical Society of America (2003-2006)

Associate Editor, Canadian Mineralogist (1999-2002, 2003-2006)

Member:  Geochemical Society, Geological Society of America, Mineralogical Society of America, Mineralogical Association of Canada, National Association of Geoscience Teachers, Yellowstone-Bighorn Research Association

 

University Service

Faculty Grand Marshal for UI commencement (2010-)

Idaho Geological Survey Advisory Board (2007-)

Space Governance Group (2006-2009)

IT Advisory Group (2006-2007)

Strategic Program Implementation Team (2006-2007)

Retirees Health Benefits Committee (2006-2007)

Established “Outstanding Staff Teamwork” endowment, University of Idaho (2006)

Budget and Finance Committee (2004-2007, chair 2006-2007)

University Promotions Committee (2002-2003)

Teaching-Learning Center Renovation (2001-2003)

Academic Technology Strategic Taskforce (2001-2003)

Institutional Planning and Budget Advisory Committee (2000-2002)

Faculty and Staff Campaign for Idaho (2000-2002)

Goldwater scholarship committee (1999-2002)

Radiation Safety Committee (2000-2002)

University Committee for General Education (1998-2001, 2002-2003)

Integrated Science Taskforce (1999-2000)

Retention Taskforce (1997-1999)

Instructional Media Services Advisory Committee (1998-2000)

Graduate Council (1997-2000)

Teaching Enhancement Committee (First chair 1993-1994)

Faculty Council (1991-1994, 2004-2007)

Five-year Planning Committee for Student Computer Fee (1993-1994)

Fiscal Emergency Committee (1991-1994)

Faculty Advisor, Geology Club (1989-)

Undergraduate Advisor, Department of Geological Sciences (1995-)

 

Books, book chapters, and electronic media

Dyar, M.D. and Gunter, M.E. (2008)  Mineralogy and Optical Mineralogy.  Mineralogical Society of America, Chantilly, Virginia, 708 pp.

Dyar, M.D., Gunter, M.E., and Tasa, D. (2008)  Interactive mineralogy.  Mineralogical Society of America, Chantilly, Virginia, published as DVD-ROM.

Gunter, M.E., Belluso, E., and Mottana, A. (2007)  Amphiboles:  Environmental and health concerns.  In Amphiboles:  Crystal Chemistry, Occurrences, and Health Concerns, Reviews in Mineralogy and Geochemistry, 67, 453-516.

Knudsen, A.C. and Gunter, M.E. (2003)  The effects of weathering on the mineralogy of the Phosphoria Formation, southeast Idaho.  In, Life Cycle of the Phosphoria Formation:  From Deposition to Post-Mining History, edited by James R. Hein, Handbook of Exploration Geochemistry, 8, 169-187.

Knudsen, A.C. and Gunter, M.E. (2002)  Sedimentary phosphates-An Example:  Phosphoria Formation, Southeastern Idaho, U.S.A.  In Reviews in Mineralogy and Geochemistry, Phosphates:  Geochemical, Geobiological, and Materials Importance, 48, 363-389.

Armbruster, T. and Gunter, M.E. (2001)  Crystal structures of natural zeolites.  In Reviews in Mineralogy and Geochemistry, Natural Zeolites:  Occurrence, Properties, Applications, 45, 1-68.

 

Refereed Publications

Walter, J.M., Iezzi, G., Albertini, G., Gunter, M.E., Piochi, M., Ventura, G., Jansen, E., and Fiori, F. (2012)  Enhanced crystal fabric analysis of a lava flow sample by neutron texture diffraction:  A case study from the Castello d’Ischia dome.  Geochemistry, Geophysics, and Geosystems (doi:10.1029/2012GC004431).

Li, M., Gunter, M.E., and Fukagawa, N.K. (2012)  Differential activation of the inflammasome in THP-1 cells exposed to Libby “six mix” amphiboles and subsequent activation of BEAS-2B cells.  Cytokine (dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cyto.2012.08.025).

Dyar, M.D., Breves, E.A., Emerson, E., Bell, S.W., Nelms, M., Ozanne, M.V., Peel, S.E., Carmosino, M.L., Tucker, J.M., Gunter, M.E., Delaney, J.S., Lanzirotti, A., and Woodland, A.B. (2012)  Accurate determination of ferric iron in garnets by bulk Mössbauer spectroscopy and synchrotron micro-XANES.  American Mineralogist, 1726-1740.

Bandli, B.R. and Gunter, M.E. (2012)  Electron backscatter diffraction from unpolished particulate specimens:  Examples of particle identification and application to inhalable mineral particulate identification.  American Mineralogist, 1269-1273.

Bellatreccia, F., Camara, F., Della Ventura, G., Gunter, M.E., Sebastiani, M., and Cavallo, A. (2012) Kircherite, a new mineral of the cancrinite - sodalite group with a 36-layer stacking sequence: occurrence and crystal structure.  American Mineralogist, 1494-1504.

Rakovan, J., Schmidt, G.R., Gunter, M.E., Nash, B., Marty, J., Kampf, A.R., and, Wise, W.S. (2011)  Hughesite, Na3Al(V10O28) • 22H2O, a new member of the pascoite family of minerals from the Sunday Mine, San Miguel County, Colorado.  Canadian Mineralogist, 49, 1253-1265.

Gunter, M.E., Dyar, M.D., Lanzirotti, A., Tucker, J.M., and Speicher, E.A. (2011)  Differences in Fe-Redox for asbestiform and nonasbestiform amphiboles from the former vermiculite mine, near Libby, Montana USA.  American Mineralogist, 1414-1417.

Taunton, A.E., Gunter, M.E., Nolan, R.P., and Phillips, J.I.  (2011)  Characterization of minerals in pleural plaques from lung tissue of non-human primates.  Periodico di Mineralogia, 80, 167-179.

Kampf, A.R., Hughes, J.M., Marty, J., Gunter, M.E., and Nash, B. (2011)  Rakovanite, Na3{H3[V10O28] • 15H2O, a new member of the pascoite family with a protonated decavanadate polyanion.  Canadian Mineralogist, 595-604.

Thompson, B.D., Gunter, M.E., and Wilson, M.A. (2011)  Amphibole asbestos soil contamination in the USA:  A matter of definition.  American Mineralogist, 690-693.

Gunter, M.E. (2010)  Defining asbestos:  Differences between the built and natural environments.  CHIMIA, 64, 747-752.

Hillegass, J.M., Shulka, A., MacPherson, M.B., Lathrop, S.A., Alexeeva, V., Perkins, T.N., van der Vliet, A., Vacek, P.M., Gunter, M.E., and Mossman, B.T. (2010)  Mechanisms of oxidative stress and alterations in gene expressions by Libby six-mix in human mesothelial cells.  Particle and Fibre Toxicology, 7:26, doi:10.1186/1743-8977-7-26 (in press at: www.particleandfibretoxicology.com/content/7/1/26).

Taunton, A.E., Druschel, G.K., Gunter, M.E., and Wood, S.A. (2010)  Geochemistry in the lung:  Reaction-path modeling and experimental examinations of rock-forming minerals under physiologic conditions.  American Mineralogist, 1624-1635.

Camara, F., Bellatreccia, F., Della Ventura, G., Mottana, A., Bindi, L., Gunter, M.E., and Sebastiani, M. (2010)  Fantappieite, a new mineral of the cancrinite-sodalite group with a 33-layer stacking sequence:  Occurrence and crystal structure.  American Mineralogist, 95, 472-480.

Paar, W.H., Cooper, M.A., Hawthorne, F.C., Moffatt, E., Gunter, M.E., Roberts, A.C., and Dunn, P.J. (2009)  Braithwaiteite, NaCu5(TiSb)O2(AsO4)4[AsO3(OH)2](H2O)8, A new mineral species from Laurani, Bolivia.  Canadian Mineralogist, 47, 947-952.

Van Baalen, M.R., Mossman, B.T., Gunter, M.E., and Francis, C.A. (2009)  Environmental geology of Belvidere Mt., Vermont, in Westerman, D.S. and Lathrop, A.S. eds., Guidebook to Field Trips in Vermont and adjacent regions of New Hampshire and New York.  New England Intercollegiate Geological Conference, 101st Annual Meeting, B11-23.

Gunter, M.E. (2009)  Asbestos sans mineralogy.  Elements, 141.

Levitan, D.M., Hammarstrom, J.M., Gunter, M.E., Seal II, R.R., Chou, I.M., and Piatak, N.M. (2009)  Mineralogy of mine waste at the Vermont Asbestos Group mine, Belvidere Mountain, Vermont.  American Mineralogist, 94, 1063-1066.

Gunter, M.E. and Sanchez, M.S. (2009)  Amphibole forensics:  Using the composition of amphiboles to determine their source, the Libby, Montana example.  American Mineralogist, 94, 837-840.

Hughes, J.M., Wise, W.S., Gunter, M.E., Morton, J.P., and Rakovan, J. (2009)  Lasalite, Na2Mg2(V10O28) • 20H2O, a new decavanadate mineral from the Vanadium Queen Mine, La Sal District, Utah:  Mineral description, atomic arrangement, and relationship to the pascoite group of minerals:  Addendum.  Canadian Mineralogist, 47, 206.

Gunter, M.E., Harris, K.E., Bunker, K.L., Wyss, R.K., and Lee, R.J. (2008)  Amphiboles between the sheets:  Observations of interesting morphologies by TEM and FESEM.  European Journal of Mineralogy, 20, 1035-1041.

Sanchez, M.S., Gunter, M.E., and Dyar, M.D. (2008)  Characterization of historical amphibole samples from the former vermiculite mine near Libby, Montana, USA.  European Journal of Mineralogy, 20, 1043-1053.

Hughes, J.M., Wise, W.S., Gunter, M.E., Morton, J.P., and Rakovan, J. (2008)  Lasalite, Na2Mg2(V10O28) • 20H2O, a new decavanadate mineral from the Vanadium Queen Mine, La Sal District, Utah:  Mineral description, atomic arrangement, and relationship to the pascoite group of minerals.  Canadian Mineralogist, 46, 1623-1630.

Gunter, M.E. (2008)  Idaho’s “Star” Garnet.  In ExtraLapis, Garnet, 50-53, East Hampton, Connecticut.

Ertl, A., Dyar, M.D., Hughes, J.M., Brandstatter, F., Gunter, M.E., Prem, M., and Peterson, R.C. (2008)  Pertlikite, a new tetragonal Mg-rich member of the voltaite group from Madeni Zakh, Iran.  Canadian Mineralogist, 661-669.

Sanchez, M.S. and Gunter, M.E. (2008)  Tests of the correlation between composition and morphology of tremolite from Montgomery County, Maryland, USA.  Periodico di Mineralogia, 77, 13-23.

Gunter, M.E. and Sanchez, M.S. (2008)  Amphibole content of commercial vermiculites by powder X-ray diffraction.  Periodico di Mineralogia, 77, 35-41.

Bellamy, J.M. and Gunter, M.E. (2008)  Morphological characterization of Libby “six-mix” used in in vivo studies.  Periodico di Mineralogia, 77, 75-82.

Fritz, E.A., Koivula, J.I., Laurs, B., Gunter, M.E., and Johnston, C.J. (2007)  Inclusions in andradite from Namibia.  Gems and Gemology, Winter, 370-373.

Iezzi, G., Della Ventura, G., Bellatreccia, F., Lo Mastro, S., Bandli, B.R., and Gunter, M.E. (2007)  Site occupancy in richterite-winchite from Libby, Montana, USA by FTIR OH-stretching spectroscopy.  Mineralogical Magazine, 71, 93-104.

Wajima, T., Kuzawa, K., Ito, K., Tamada, O., Gunter, M.E., and Rakovan, J. (2007)  Material conversion from paper sludge ash in NaOH, KOH, and LiOH solutions.  American Mineralogist, 1105-1111.

Gunter, M.E., Sanchez, M.S., and Williams, T.J. (2007)  Characterization of chrysotile samples for the presence of amphiboles from the Carey Canadian deposit, southeastern Quebec, Canada.  Canadian Mineralogist, 45, 263-280.

Taunton, A.E. and Gunter, M.E. (2007)  Introducing medical geology to undergraduates as a critical thinking and risk assessment tool.  Journal of Geoscience Education, 55, 169-180.

Kawame, N., Daijo, D., Kanazawa, H., Ito, K., Gunter, M.E., Boisen, M., and Tamada, O. (2007)  Superstructure of Challis mordenite with doubled monoclinic unit cell.  American Mineralogist, 92, 892-897.

Hughes, J.M., Jolliff, B.L., and Gunter, M.E. (2006)  The atomic arrangement of merrillite from the Fra Mauro Formation, Apollo 14 lunar mission:  The first structure of merrillite from the Moon.  American Mineralogist, 91, 1547-1552.

Bandli, B.R. and Gunter, M.E. (2006)  A review of scientific literature examining the mining history, geology, mineralogy, and amphibole asbestos health effects of the Rainy Creek Igneous Complex, Libby, Montana USA.  Inhalation Toxicology, 18, 949-962.

Wood, S.A., Taunton, A.E., Normand, C., and Gunter, M.E. (2006)  Mineral-fluid interaction in the lungs:  Insights from reaction-path modeling.  Inhalation Toxicology, 18, 975-984.

Sanchez, M.S. and Gunter, M.E. (2006)  Quantification of amphibole content in expanded vermiculite products from Libby, Montana U.S.A.  American Mineralogist, 91, 1448-1501.

Gunter, M.E., Downs, R.T., Bartelmehs, K.L., Evans, S.H., Pommier, C.J.S., Grow, J.S., Sanchez, M.S., and Bloss, F.D. (2005)  Optic properties of centimeter-sized crystals determined in air with the spindle stage using EXCALIBRW.  American Mineralogist, 90, 1648-1654.

Ryser, A.L., Strawn, D.G., Marcus, M.M., Johnson-Maynard, J.L., Gunter, M.E., and Möller, G. (2005)  Micro-spectroscopic investigation of selenium-bearing minerals from the Western US Phosphate Resource Area.  Geochemical Transactions, 6, 1-11.

Gunter, M.E., Singleton, E., Bandli, B.R., Lowers, H.A., and Meeker, G.P. (2005)  Differentiation of commercial vermiculite based on statistical analysis of bulk chemical data:  Fingerprinting vermiculite from Libby, Montana U.S.A.  American Mineralogist, 90, 749-754.

Gunter, M.E., Dyar, M.D., Twamley, B., Foit, F.F., Jr., and Cornelius, S.B. (2004)  Errata and Clarification:  Composition, Fe3+/SFe, and crystal structure of non-asbestiform and asbestiform amphiboles from Libby, Montana, U.S.A.  American Mineralogist, 89, 1579.

Gunter, M.E., Bandli, B.R., Bloss, F.D., Evans, S.H., Su, S.C., and Weaver, R. (2004)  Results from a McCrone spindle stage short course, a new version of EXCALIBR, and how to build a spindle stage.  The Microscope, 52, 1, 23-39.

Gunter, M.E. (2004)  The polarizing light microscope:  Should we teach the use of a 19th century instrument in the 21st century?  Journal of Geoscience Education, 52, 34-44.

Dyar, M.D., Gunter, M.E., Davis, J.C., and Odell, M.R.L. (2004)  Integrating new methods into teaching mineralogy.  Journal of Geoscience Education. 52, 23-30.

Brown, B.M. and Gunter, M.E. (2003)  Morphological and optical characterization of amphiboles from Libby, Montana U.S.A. by spindle stage assisted polarized light microscopy.  The Microscope, 51, 3, 121-140.

Bandli, B.R., Gunter, M.E., Twamley, B., Foit, F.F., Jr., and Cornelius, S.B. (2003)  Optical, compositional, morphological, and X-ray data on eleven particles of amphibole from Libby, Montana, U.S.A.  Canadian Mineralogist, 41, 1241-1253.

Gunter, M.E., Dyar, M.D., Twamley, B., Foit, F.F., Jr., and Cornelius, S.B. (2003)  Composition, Fe3+/SFe, and crystal structure of non-asbestiform and asbestiform amphiboles from Libby, Montana, U.S.A.  American Mineralogist, 88, 1970-1978.

Hughes, J.M., Rakovan, J., Bracco, R., and Gunter, M.E. (2003)  The atomic arrangement of the ganophyllite-group modulated layer silicates as determined from the orthorhombic dimorph of tamaite, with the elusive 16.8Ā ganophyllite-group superstructure revealed.  American Mineralogist, 88, 1324-1330.

Gunter, M.E. (2003)  A lucky break for polarization:  The optical properties of calcite.  In ExtraLapis, Calcite, 4, 40-45, East Hampton, Connecticut.

Gunter, M.E. (2003)  The future of polarized light microscopy:  Bright, dim, or extinct?  Journal of the Microscope Historical Society, 11, #1, 4-17 also published in The Microscope, 51, 3, 53-63.

Dyar, M.D., Gunter, M.E., Delaney, J.S., Lanzarotti, A., and Sutton, S.R. (2002)  Systematics in the structure and XANES spectra of pyroxenes, amphiboles, and micas as derived from oriented single crystals.  Canadian Mineralogist, 40, 1347-1365.

Dyar, M.D., Gunter, M.E., Delaney J.S., Lanzarotti, A., and Sutton, S.R. (2002)  Use of the spindle stage for orientation of single crystals for microXAS:  Isotropy and anisotropy in Fe-XANES spectra.  American Mineralogist, 87, 1500-1504.

Bandli, B.R. and Gunter, M.E. (2001)  Identification and characterization of mineral and asbestos particles using the spindle stage and the scanning electron microscope:  The Libby, Montana, U.S.A. amphibole-asbestos as an example.  The Microscope, 49, 191-199.

Gunter, M.E. and Twamley, B. (2001)  A new method to determine the optical orientation of biaxial minerals:  A mathematical approach.  Canadian Mineralogist, 39, 1701-1711.

Hughes, J.M., Cureton, F., Marty, J., Gault, R., Gunter, M.E., Campana, C.F., Sommer, A, Rakovan, J., and Bruseke, M.E. (2001)  Dickthomssenite, Mg(V2O6).7H2O, a new mineral from the Firefly-Pigmay Mine, Utah:  Descriptive Mineralogy and Atomic Arrangement.  Canadian Mineralogist, 1691-1700.

Woods, R.M. and Gunter, M.E. (2001)  Na- and Cs-exchange in clinoptilolite-rich rock:  analysis of the outgoing cations.  American Mineralogist, 86, 424-430.

Palmer, J.L. and Gunter, M.E. (2001)  The effects of time, temperature, and concentration of the Sr exchange in clinoptilolite aqueous solutions.  American Mineralogist, 86, 431-437.

Gunter, M.E. and Zanetti, K.A. (2000)  Chemical and X-ray diffraction study of Cs-exchanged clinoptilolite in "Natural Zeolites for the Third Millennium" C. Colella and F.A. Mumpton Eds.  De Frede Editore, Napoli, Italy, 111-118.

Palmer, J.L. and Gunter, M.E. (2000)  Optical properties of natural and cation-exchanged heulandite group zeolites.  American Mineralogist, 85, 225-230.

Gunter, M.E. (1999)  Quartz - the most abundant mineral species in the earth's crust and a human carcinogen?  Journal of Geoscience Education, 47, 341-349.

Norton, M.R. and Gunter, M.E. (1999)  Relationships between respiratory diseases and quartz-rich dust in Idaho.  American Mineralogist, 84, 1009-1019.

Davy, J., Gunter, M.E., and Tiekink, E.R.T. (1998)  The crystal structure and optics of trans-bis((4-(phenylethynyl)phenyl)ethynyl)bis(tributylphophine)-platinum(II): trans-[(nBu(3)P)(2)Pt(C CC6H4C CC6H5)(2)].  Zeitschrift fuer Kristallographie, 213 (9), 483-486.

Gunter, M.E. (1997)  Laboratory exercises and demonstrations with the spindle stage.  In Teaching Mineralogy, editors J.B. Brady, D.W. Mogk, and D. Perkins III, 309-318.

Zanetti, K.A. and Gunter, M.E. (1997)  Time and temperature dependence of Cs-exchange in microcrystalline clinoptilolite.  5th International Conference on the Occurrence, Properties, and Utilization of Natural Zeolites, Ischia, Italy, 336-338.

Yang, P., Armbruster, T., Stoltz, J., and Gunter, M.E. (1997)  Na, K, Rb, and Cs exchange in heulandite single-crystals:  Diffusion kinetics.  American Mineralogist, 82, 517-525.

Gunter, M.E., Gammon, S.D., Kearney, R.J., Waller, B.E., and Oliver, D.J. (1997)  Development and implementation of an integrated science course for elementary education majors.  Journal of Chemical Education, 74, 183.

Currie, L.D., Carter, D.T., Cooper, J., Gunter, M.E., and Conner, C.L. (1996)  Geology of the northeastern end of the Juneau Icefield Research Program Camp 26 nunatak, northwestern British Columbia.  Current Research 1996-E; Geological Survey of Canada, 77-86.

Lewis, I.R., Chaffin, N.C., Gunter, M.E., and Griffiths, P.R. (1996)  Vibrational spectroscopic studies of asbestos and comparison of suitability for remote analysis.  Spectrochimica Acta, A, 52, 315-328.

Fendorf, S.A., Guangchao, L., and Gunter, M.E. (1996)  Micromorphologies and stabilities of Cr(III) surface precipitates elucidated by scanning force microscopy.  Soil Science Society of America Journal, 60, 99-106.

Gunter, M.E., Armbruster, T., Kohler, T., and Knowles, C.R. (1994)  Crystal structure and optical properties of Na- and Pb-exchanged heulandite group zeolites.  American Mineralogist, 79, 675-682.

Gunter, M.E. (1994)  Asbestos as a metaphor for teaching risk perception.  Journal of Geological Education, 42, 17-24.

Gunter, M.E. and Ribbe, P.H. (1993)  Natrolite group zeolites:  correlations of optical properties and crystal chemistry.  Zeolites, 13, 435-440.

Gunter, M.E., Johnson, N.E., Knowles, C.R., and Solie, D.N. (1993)  Optical, X-ray, and chemical analysis of four eudialytes from Alaska.  Mineralogical Magazine, 57, 741-744.

Gunter, M.E.  (1993)  Some thoughts on teaching beginning geology.  Journal of Geological Education, 41, 133-139.

Gunter, M.E., Armbruster, T., Knowles, C.R., Kohler, T., and Eggenberger, U.  (1993)  Crystal structure of Na and Pb-exchanged heulandite group zeolites.  4th International Conference on the Occurrence, Properties, and Utilization of Natural Zeolites, Boise, Idaho, 114-116.

Gunter, M.E., Knowles, C.R., and Schalck, D.K.  (1993)  Composite natrolite-mesolite crystals from the Columbia River Basalt Group, Clarkston, Washington.  Canadian Mineralogist, 31, 467-470.

Gunter, M.E. (1992)  Variation in optical class and optical orientation:  The rule, not the exception.  The Microscope, 40, 81-93.

Vrana, S., Rieder, M., and Gunter, M.E. (1992)  Hejtmanite, a manganese-dominant analogue of barfertisite, a new mineral.  European Journal of Mineralogy, 4, 35-43.

Gunter, M.E. (1992)  Optical Mineralogy.  Encyclopedia of Earth System Science, W.A. Nierenberg, editor, Academic Press, Inc., San Diego, 3, 467-479.

Armbruster, T. and Gunter, M.E. (1991)  Stepwise dehydration of a heulandite- clinoptilolite from Succor Creek, Oregon, USA:  A single-crystal x-ray study at 100 K.  American Mineralogist, 76, 1872-1883.

Gunter, M.E. and Schares, S.M. (1991)  Computerized optical mineralogical calculations.  Journal of Geological Education, 39, #4, 289-290.

Gunter, M.E. and Downs, R.T. (1991)  DRILL:  A computer program to aid in the construction of ball and spoke crystal models.  American Mineralogist, 76, 293-294.

Johnston, C.L., Gunter, M.E., and Knowles, C.R. (1991)  Sunstone labradorite from the Ponderosa Mine, Oregon.  Gems and Gemology, 27, #4, 220-233.

Gunter, M.E. (1991)  In-class computer demonstrations for physical geology.  Journal of Geological Education, 39, #5, 373-375.

Johnson, N.E., Gunter, M.E., Solie, D.N., and Knowles, C.R. (1990)  X-ray and optical data for a rare earth-poor eudialyte from the north-central Alaska range.  Powder Diffraction, 5, # 2, 1-4.

Gunter, M.E. (1989)  Spindle stage assisted birefringence measurements.  The Microscope, 36, 343-350.

Gunter, M.E. (1989)  Polarized light reflection from minerals:  A matrix approach.  European Journal of Mineralogy, 1, 801-814.

Gunter, M.E. (1989)  Dispersion equations for commonly used compensator materials.  The Microscope, 37, 1-7.

Gunter, M.E., Bloss, F.D., and Su, S.C. (1989)  Computer programs for the spindle stage and double-variation method.  The Microscope, 37, 167-171.

Gunter, M.E. and Bloss, F.D. (1988)  The spindle stage:  A powerful optical tool.  Proceedings of the Electron Microscopy Society of America, 52-53.

Gunter, M.E., Bloss, F.D., and Su, S.C. (1988)  EXCALIBR revisited.  American Mineralogist, 73, 1481-1482.

Su, S.C., Bloss, F.D., and Gunter, M.E. (1987)  Procedures and computer programs to refine the double variation method.  American Mineralogist, 72, 1011-1013.

Bloss, F.D., Gunter, M.E., Su, S.C., and Wolfe, H.E. (1983)  Gladstone-Dale constants:  A new approach. Canadian Mineralogist, 21, 93-99.

Gunter, M.E. and Bloss, F.D. (1982)  Andalusite-kanonaite series:  Lattice and optical parameters.  American Mineralogist, 67, 1218-1228.

 

Grants & Contracts

Development of a short course in advanced optical mineralogy.  University of Rome, Tre, Rome, Italy (October 2010, 2,000 Euros = $2,800).

Acquisition of equipment to support environmental materials characterization.  National Science Foundation (Greg Druschel - PI, co-PI with three others, 2009-2010, $207,000).

Scaffolding effective practice for use of animations in teaching mineralogy and physical geology.  National Science Foundation (2009-1011, $28,826).

Redox ratios by Fe-XANES.  National Science Foundation (2007-2011, $68,049).

Visiting professor, Department of Earth Sciences, Sapienza, University of Rome, Italy (September 2007, 3,707 Euros - $5,050).

Feldspars Forensics in northern Idaho.  Stoney Forensics Incorporated, Clifton, Virginia (2006-2008, $72,137).

Acquisition of an inductively coupled plasma-atomic emission spectrometer and an ion chromatograph.  National Science Foundation (Scott Wood - PI, co-PI with three others, 2006-2007, $127,711).

Development of a 3-D Interactive Mineralogy Textbook.  National Science Foundation (M.D. Dyar - PI, co-PI with one other, 2002-2007, $417,244).

In situ use of microwaves to determine the water content of minerals.  NASA (2004-2005, $15,000).

The lung:  A reaction chamber for minerals.  National Institutes of Health (with Scott Wood, 2002-2006, $146,000).

Small Travel Grant Program.  University of Idaho (June 2002, $900).

Visiting faculty, Graduate School of Human and Environmental Sciences, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan (April 2002, 1,432,500 Japanese Yen - $11,460).

The lung:  A reaction chamber for asbestos minerals.  University of Idaho Research Council (with Scott Wood, July 2001, $8,000).

Mineralogical characterization of phosphate ore deposits.  J.R. Simplot Co. (December 2000, $2,800).

Preparation of reference mineral sets (renewal).  R.P. Cargille Laboratories (August 2000, $3,000).

Development of a 3-D Interactive Mineralogy Textbook.  National Science Foundation (M.D. Dyar – PI, co-PI with one other, 2000-2001, $75,000).

Development of digital videos for in-class and web use.  Office of Teaching Enhancement, University of Idaho (September 2000, $2,500).

Mineralogical characterization of southeast Idaho phosphate deposits.  United States Geological Survey (October 1998, $39,500).

Characterization of natural and cation-exchanged clinoptilolite (renewal).  British Nuclear Fuels Laboratory (July 1997, $91,192).

Preparation of reference mineral sets (renewal).  R.P. Cargille Laboratories (August 1997, $3,000).

Small Travel Grant Program.  University of Idaho (September 1996, $900).

IdaHOES - Idaho Hands On Elementary Science.  Dwight D. Eisenhower Higher Education Competitive Grant Program (with Mike Odell, January 1996, $34,207).

Multimedia in a large lecture class:  Computer Resources for Geol 101 and 102.  Office of Teaching Enhancement, University of Idaho (with Dennis Geist, September 1995, $3,125).

Health effects of crystalline silica.  Idaho State Board of Education (July 1995, $34,300).

Characterization of natural and cation-exchanged clinoptilolite.  British Nuclear Fuels Laboratory (January 1995, $37,596).

North Idaho hands-on elementary science.  Dwight D. Eisenhower Higher Education Competitive Grant Program (with Mike Odell, January 1995, $30,228).

Acquisition of a portable, in-class, video macroscope system.  Office of Teaching Enhancement, University of Idaho (December 1994, $3,149).

Preparation of reference mineral sets (renewal).  R.P. Cargille Laboratories (August 1994, $3,000).

Travel grant.  Associated Western Universities - Department of Energy (November 1993, $1,500)

Small Travel Grant Program.  University of Idaho (August 1993, $592).

Preparation of reference mineral sets (renewal).  R.P. Cargille Laboratories (August 1993, $3,000).

Integrated science for elementary teachers.  National Science Foundation (January 1993, $511,821, PI with four Co-PIs).

Preparation of reference mineral sets.  R.P. Cargille Laboratories (August 1992, $3,000).

U.S. - Switzerland cooperative research on zeolite dehydration.  National Science Foundation (July 1992, $5,000).

Visiting faculty, Laboratory for Chemical and Mineralogical Crystallography, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland (May 1992, 5,500 Swiss Francs - $4,100).

Powder and single crystal x-ray diffractometers.  M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust (with J. M. Shreeve, December 1991, $206,000,).

Critical risk assessment honors seminar.  Honors Program, University of Idaho (December 1991, $750).

Small Travel Grant Program.  University of Idaho (August 1991, $473).

Development of Bloss Automated Refractometer.  McCrone Research Institute, Chicago, Illinois (August 1991, $3,000).

Gem feldspars and health hazards of zeolites.  Idaho Mining and Minerals Resource Research Institute (May 1991, $5,000).

Partial support for two crystal chemical studies.  Idaho Mining and Minerals Resource Research Institute (July 1990, $2,000).

Research Fellowship, Laboratory for Chemical and Mineralogical Crystallography, University of Bern, Switzerland (May 1990, 4,500 Swiss Francs - $3,350).

Establishment of a spindle stage light microscopy laboratory for mineral optical characterization.  Idaho NSF-EPSCoR program (April 1990, $9,900).

Natrolite group zeolites: relationship between optical orientation and crystal chemistry.  University of Idaho Research Council (July 1990, $4,950).

Small Travel Grant Program.  University of Idaho (October 1989, $600).

Acquisition of an 80386 computer system.  University of Idaho Research Council (July 1989, $4,701).

Development of techniques for obtaining and storing premium coal samples.  Gas Research Institute, Chicago, Illinois (March 1983, $155,000).

 

Other Publications

Gunter, M.E. (2012) Froward to:  “WWII, Mineralogy, and Me:  A Memoir,” by F. Donald Bloss.  Mineralogical Society of America.

Gunter, M.E. (2009)  Response to “A view from a different hilltop.”  Elements, 270.

Bellatreccia, F., Camara, F., Bindi, L., Della Ventura, G., Mottana, A., Gunter, M.E., and Sebastiani, M. (2009)  La Fantappieite, nuovo minerale del gruppo cancrinite-sodalite.  Il Cercapietre, 1-2, 6-15.

Mazziotti-Tagliani, S., Gianfagna, A., Andreozzi, G.B., Paoletti, L., Gunter, M.E., Pacella, A., and Burragato, F. (2009)  Asbestos in terms of classical concept of standard reference materials.  World Asbestos Conference, Taormina, Sicily.

Gunter, M.E., (2009)  The need to apply mineralogical common sense to the definition of NOA and other misused terms when dealing with “asbestos” issues.  World Asbestos Conference, Taormina, Sicily.

Gunter, M.E. and Gunter, M.A. (2009)  Photographs and captions for “Grandma Deem’s Marriage Notices.”  The Hamilton County Historical Society, McLeansboro, Illinois.

Gunter, M.E. (2007)  Cover photograph.  Journal of Geoscience Education, 55, #4.

Gunter, M.E. (2007)  Book review:  “Medical Mineralogy and Geochemistry, RiMG, 64.”  The Geochemical News, #133.

Gunter, M.E. (2005)  Lattices and Crystal systems.  AGI Datasheets, American Geological Institute, Alexandria, Virginia

Wood, S.A. and Gunter, M.E. (2005)  Making a meeting of the minds:  Reflections on the organization of the 2005 Goldschmidt Conference.  Triple Point article, December, 2005, Elements.

Wood, S.A. and Gunter, M.E. (2005)  Epilogue:  The 15th Annual V.M. Goldschmidt Conference, May 20-25, 2005 University of Idaho, Moscow, Idaho, USA.  The Geochemical News, #124, 5-11.

Crane, D., Ehrenfeld, F., Gunter, M.E., McConnell, E., Su, S.C., Webber, J., and Willhelmi, J. (2005)  Peer review of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s “Final Report on the World Trade Center (WTC) dust screen study.”  EPA Contract # 68-C-02-060, USEPA, Washington DC, 114 p.

Gunter, M.E. (2005)  A lucky break for polarization:  The optical properties of calcite.  m•Notes, State Microscopical Society of Illinois, 5, 8-18 (republished with slight modifications from:  ExtraLapis, Calcite, 4, 40-45, East Hampton, Connecticut)

Gunter, M.E. (2004)  Cover photograph.  Journal of Geoscience Education, 52, #1.

Gunter, M.E. (2003)  Cover illustration.  The Microscope, 51, #3.

Gunter, M.E. (2003)  Book review:  “Polarized Light Optics:  The New Physics of the Photon.”  Canadian Mineralogist, 41, 1295-1296.

Gunter, M.E. (2002)  Cover illustration.  Reviews in Mineralogy and Geochemistry, Micas:  Crystal Chemistry and Metamorphic Petrology, 46.

Knudsen, A.C., Gunter, M.E., Herring, J.R., and Grauch, R.I. (2002)  Mineralogical characterization of the of the weathered and less-weathered strata of the Meade Peak Phosphatic shale member of the Permian Phosphoria Formation:  Measured sections E and F, Rasmussen Ridge, and measured sections G and H, Sage Creek area of the Webster Range, Caribou County, Idaho.  U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 02-392.

Knudsen, A.C., Gunter, M.E., Herring, J.R., and Grauch, R.I. (2002)  Mineralogical characterization of strata of the Meade Peak Phosphatic Shale Member of the Permian Phosphoria Formation:  Channel and Individual Rock Samples of Measured Section J and Their Relationship to Measured Sections A and B, Central Part of Rasmussen Ridge, Caribou County, Idaho.  U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 02-0125.

Knudsen, A.C, Gunter, M.E., and Herring, J.R. (2001)  Preliminary mineralogical characterization of weathered and less-weathered  strata of the Meade Peak Phosphatic Shale Member of the Permian Phosphoria Formation:  Measured sections C and D, central part of Rasmussen Ridge, Caribou County, Idaho.  U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 01-0072.

Gunter, M.E. (2001)  Cover illustration.  Reviews in Mineralogy and Geochemistry, Natural Zeolites:  Occurrence, Properties, and Applications, 45.

Herring, J.R., Grauch, R.I., Siems, D.F., Tysdal, R.G., Johnson, R.A., Zielinski, G.A., Desborough, G.A., Knudsen, A.C., and Gunter, M.E. (2001)  Channel-composite and individual rock samples of measured section J and their relationship to measured sections A and B, central part of Rasmussen Ridge, Caribou County, Idaho.  U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 01-0195.

Herring, J.R., Wilson, S.A., Stillings, L.A., Knudsen, A.C., Gunter, M.E., Tysdal, R.G., Grauch, R.I., Desborough, G.A., and Zielinski, R.A. (2000)  Chemical composition of weathered and less weathered strata of the Meade Peak Phosphatic Shale Member of the Permian Phosphoria Formation - B.  Measured sections C and D, Dry Valley, Caribou County, Idaho.  U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 99-147-B.

Knudsen, A.C., Gunter, M.E., and Herring, J.R. (2000)  Preliminary mineralogical characterization of weathered and less-weathered  strata of the Meade Peak Phosphatic Shale Member of the Permian Phosphoria Formation:  Measured sections A and B, central part of Rasmussen Ridge, Caribou County, Idaho.  U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 00-116.

Herring, J.R., Desborough, G.A., Wilson, S.A., Tysdal, R.G., Grauch, R.I., and Gunter, M.E. (1999)  Chemical composition of weathered and unweathered strata of the Meade Peak Phosphatic Shale Member of the Permian Phosphoria Formation - A.  Measured sections A and B, central part of Rasmussen Ridge, Caribou County, Idaho.  U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 99-147-B.

Gunter, M.E. (1999)  Book review:  "Dana's New Mineralogy" and "Dana's Minerals and How to Study Them."  Geotimes, January 1999, 34-35.

Gunter, M.E. (1996)  Book review:  "Crystal Identification with the Polarizing Microscope."  American Mineralogist, 81, 255-256.

Gunter, M.E. (1996)  Laboratory exercises & demonstrations with the spindle stage.  Teaching Mineralogy Workshop, Smith College, Northampton, Massachusetts.

Gunter, M.E. (1994)  Cover photograph.  Journal of Geological Education, 42, #1.

Gunter, M.E. (1993)  Book review:  "Optical Mineralogy:  Principles and Practice."  Economic Geology, 4, 974.

Gunter, M.E. (1992)  Dedication of the Bloss volume of the Microscope.  The Microscope, 40, 1-2 (I was assistant editor for this special issue dedicated to my mentor).

McCrone, W.C. and Gunter, M.E. (1992)  Cover photograph.  The Microscope, 40.

Dutcher, R.R., Gunter, M.E., and Crelling, J.C. (1985)  Field acquisition, processing, storing, and monitoring  of premium coal samples.  Proceedings 1984 International Gas Research Conference, 356-366.

Dutcher, R.R., Gunter, M.E., and Crelling, J.C. (1984)  Field acquisition, processing, storing, and monitoring of premium coal samples.  1984 Gas Research Conference, Gas Research Institute, 251-257.

Gunter, M.E. (1984)  The Apple II as a smart terminal.  Computing Affairs News Letter, Southern Illinois University, November, 3, #2.

 

Abstracts

Gunter, M.E. (2012)  An update on 35 years of Bloss’ turning point.  Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs.

McNamee, B.D., Gunter, M.E., Lalonde, A.E., and Rowe, M.C. (2012)  Mineralogical characterization of talc ore and commercial talc products from the Gouverneur Mining District, New York.  Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs.

McNamee, B.D. and Gunter, M.E. (2012)  Lab manual for a mineralogy and optical mineralogy course.  Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs.

Celestian, A.J., Rucks, M.J., and Gunter, M.E. (2012)  Optical, Raman, and morphological characterization of rock thin sections from the Arnold Pit former talc mine near Balmat, New York for asbestiform minerals.  Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs.

Sanchez, M.S. and Gunter, M.E. (2012)  Quantifying percent amphibole asbestos by powder X-ray diffraction and polarizing light microscopy:  Using soils from Libby, Montana and El Dorado Hills, California.  Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs.

Gunter, M.E. and Dyar, M.D. (2012)  Spiraling systematically through a mineralogy course.  Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs.

Dyar, M.D. and Gunter, M.E. (2012)  Use of the spindle stage for orientation of single crystals for Fe-Xanes spectroscopy.  Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs.

McNamee, B.D., Gunter, M.E., Lalonde, A.E., and Rowe, M.C. (2012)  Compositional analysis and morphological relationships of minerals  found in talc tailings and products from near Talcville, New York.  Inter/Micro 2012, Chicago, Illinois.

Sanchez, M.S. and Gunter, M.E. (2012)  Calculated average ranges of refractive indices for the amphiboles found in the Rainy Creek Igneous Complex near Libby, Montana.  Inter/Micro 2012, Chicago, Illinois.

Garcia, A., Druschel, G.K., Gunter, M.E., and Taunton, A.E. (2012)  Geochemical modeling of lung fluid-mineral interactions:  Highlighting fundamental knowledge gaps.  22nd Annual Goldschmidt Conference, Montreal, Canada.

Bandli, B.R., Gunter, M.E., and Phillips, J.I. (2012)  Case studies on the applications of EBSD for phase discrimination of asbestiform mineral particles.  EBSD 2012, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Dyar, M.D., Nelms, M, Speicher, E.A., Ozanne, M.V., Gunter, M.E., and Lanzirotti, A. (2011)  Multivariate analysis of XANES spectra for measurement of ferric iron in garnets, amphiboles, micas, and glasses.  Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs.

Bandli, B.R. and Gunter, M.E. (2011)  Particulate phase identification using scanning electron microscopy, energy dispersive X-ray spectroscopy, and electron backscatter diffraction (SEM/EDS/EBSD).  Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs.

Meeker, G.P. and Gunter, M.E. (2011)  Refining mineralogical terminology for use in the many worlds of asbestos.  Johnson Conference, Burlington, Vermont.

Bandli, B.R. and Gunter, M.E. (2011)  Expanding the capabilities of scanning electron microscopy for asbestos analysis through the use of electron backscatter diffraction.  Johnson Conference, Burlington, Vermont.

Thompson, B.D., Gunter, M.E., and Wilson, M.A. (2011)  Amphibole asbestos soil contamination in the USA:  A matter of definition.  Johnson Conference, Burlington, Vermont.

Speicher, E.A., Dyar, M.D., Gunter, M.E., Lanzirotti, A., Tucker, J.M., Peel, S.E., Brown, E.B., and Delaney, J.S. (2011)  Synchrotron micro-XANES analysis of Fe3+ in oriented amphiboles.  Lunar Planet. Sci. XLII, Lunar Planet. Inst., Houston, CD-ROM #2287.

Bellatreccia, F., Camara, F., Della Ventura, G., Gunter, M.E., Cavallo, A., and Sebastiani, M. (2010)  Kircherite, a new mineral of the cancrinite-sodalite group with a 36-layer stacking sequence:  occurrence and crystal structure.  20th General Meeting of the International Mineralogical Association, Budapest, Hungary.

Dyar, M.D., Gunter, M.E., Lanzirotti, A., and Tucker, J.M. (2010)  Iron redox in fibers and fragments of amphiboles from the former vermiculite mine near Libby, Montana.  Northeast/Southeast GSA meeting, Baltimore.

Druschel, G.K., Gunter, M.E., and Taunton, A.E. (2010)  Geochemistry in the lung:  Reaction-path modeling and experimental examination of rock-forming minerals under physiologic conditions. Northeast/Southeast GSA meeting, Baltimore

Tucker, J.M., Dyar, M.D., Gunter, M.E., Delaney, J.S., and Lanzirotti, A. (2009)  High-resolution Fe-XANES pre-edge spectroscopy of Micas.  Fall AGU, San Francisco.

Gunter, M.E. (2009)  The Science and politics of “naturally occurring asbestos:”  Why we should only deal with the science.  Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs.

Thompson, B., Gunter, M.E., and Wilson, M.A.  (2009)  Using the USDA-NRCS soil survey database to evaluate amphibole content of soils in the United States.  Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs.

Gunter, M.E. (2009)  Asbestos and rational public policy:  Are these two topics immiscible?  Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs (invited).

Gunter, M.E. (2009)  The need to apply mineralogical common sense to the definition of NOA and other misused terms dealing with “asbestos” issues.  World Asbestos Conference, Taormina, Sicily.

Gunter, M.E. (2009)  Asbestos monitoring:  Past, present, and future.  The 14th International Clay Conference, Castellaneta, Italy (invited).

Sanchez, M.S., Gunter, M.E., and Lopano, C.L. (2009)  Using powder X-ray diffraction to screen for asbestos minerals occurring in their natural settings.  The 14th International Clay Conference, Castellaneta, Italy.

Mazziotti-Tagliani, S., Gianfagna, A., Paoletti, L., Gunter, M.E., and Pacella, A. (2009)  Reappraisal of asbestos reference materials.  The 14th International Clay Conference, Castellaneta, Italy.

Gunter, M.E. and Dyar, M.D. (2008)  Teaching mineralogy to earth scientists using spiral learning and computer animations.  Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs (invited).

Gunter, M.E. (2008)  Amphibole asbestos contamination of soil in Libby, Montana from a former vermiculite mine, or not?  Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs.

Taylor, C.N.S. and Gunter, M.E. (2008)  Low-level detection of amphiboles in talc:  Fingerprint kits as an example.  Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs.

Levitan, D.M., Hammarstone, J.M., Gunter, M.E., Seal, R.R., Chou, I.M., and Piatak, N. (2008)  Mineralogical characterization of tailings at the Vermont Asbestos Group Mine, Belvidere Mountain, Northern Vermont.  Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs.

Hillegass, J., Shukla, A., MacPherson, M., Alexeeva, V., van der Vliet, A., Gunter, M.E, and Mossman, B. (2008)  Comparative analysis of gene expression profiles in LP9/TERT-1 human peritoneal mesothelial cells exposed to Libby amphibole asbestos or crocidolite asbestos.  The 9th International Conference on Particles:  Risks and Opportunities, Cape Town, South Africa.

Gunter, M.E. (2008)  Detection and quantification of amphibole and asbestiform amphibole in natural materials:  The importance to society and why geologists must take the lead.  33rd International Geological Congress, Oslo, Norway (keynote).

Taunton, A.E., Gunter, M.E., and Wood, S.A. (2008)  Behavior of rock-forming minerals under simulated and actual lung conditions. 18th Annual Goldschmidt Conference, Vancouver, BC, Canada.

Gunter, M.E., Taylor, C.N.S., and Sanchez, M.S. (2008)  Amphibole content of soils by powder X-ray diffraction.  Johnson Conference, Burlington, Vermont.

Gunter, M.E., Gianfagna, A., Mazziotti-Tagliani, Pacella, A., (2008)  The unique amphiboles from Biancavilla, Sicily, Italy where morphology matters.  Johnson Conference, Burlington, Vermont.

Gunter, M.E., Williams, T.J., and Sanchez, M.S. (2008)  Detection and quantification of amphiboles in vermiculite and chrysotile ores.  Johnson Conference, Burlington, Vermont.

Hillegass, J., Shukla, A., MacPherson, M., Alexeeva, V., van der Vliet, A., Gunter, M.E, and Mossman, B. (2008)  Gene profiling of Libby amphibole asbestos compared to crocidolite asbestos in human mesothelial cells.  47th Annual Meeting of the Society of Toxicology (Abstract No. 294).

Andreozzi, A., Ballirano, P., Bruni, B.M., Gianfagna, A., Gunter, M.E., Mazziotti-Tagliani, S., Pacella, A., Paoletti, L., Lee, R.J., Van Ordern, D.R., and Allison, K. (2007)  Fibrous amphiboles from Biancavilla:  Crystal chemistry, environmental aspects, and health studies.  RiMG Amphiboles shortcourse, Rome, Italy.

Weir, L.A., Gunter, M.E., and Williams, T.J. (2007)  The lung as an air sampler.  Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs.

Williams, T.J., Gunter, M.E, and Sanchez, M.S. (2007)  A needle in the X-ray haystack:  Detection limits in powder X-ray diffraction of geological materials.  Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs.

Gunter, M.E. (2007)  The role of the mineralogist in asbestos-related issues.  Geoitalia 2007, Riminia, Italy (keynote).

Iezzi, G., Della Ventura, G., Di Gioacchino, M., Bellatreccia, F., Verna, N., Gunter, M.E., and Di Sabatino, B.  (2007)  Amphibole asbestos from Libby, Montana, USA:  Mineralogical data for toxicological applications. Geoitalia 2007, Riminia, Italy.

Podratz, L.A, Gunter, M.E., Williams, T.J., Dyar, M.D., and Tosca, N.J. (2007)  Refinement of the jarosite-alunite cell parameters as a function of compositional variance.  37rd Ann. Lunar Planet. Sci. Conf.

Bellamy, J.M. and Gunter, M.E. (2006)  Morphological characterization of amphiboles used in in vivo studies.  Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs.

Sanchez, M.S., Gunter, M.E., Dyar, M.D., Badger, S.R., Hobbs, G.C., Van Orden, D.R., and Potter, M.S. (2006)  Characterization of historical amphibole samples from the former vermiculite mine near Libby, Montana U.S.A.  Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs.

Gunter, M.E. and Halterman, D.J. Jr. (2006)  Teaching concepts of polarized light microscopy without using a polarizing light microscope.  Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs.

Gunter, M.E. and Lee, R.J. (2006)  And we thought all minerals were naturally occurring:  The need for a rational public policy dealing with so-called naturally occurring asbestos.  Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs (invited).

Gunter, M.E., Williams, T.J., Sanchez, M.S., Harris, K.E., Bunker, K.L., Wyss, R.K., and Lee, R.J. (2006)  Amphiboles between the sheets:  An interesting occurrence with even more interesting morphologies.  Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs.

Halterman, D.J. Jr. and Gunter, M.E. (2006)  Feldspar forensics:  A case study in northern Idaho.  Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs.

Kawame, N., Ikuta, D., Kanazawa, H., Ito, K., Gunter, M.E., and Tamada, O. (2006)  New monoclinic superstructure of mordenite with 2a x 2b x c cell. 19th General Meeting of the International Mineralogical Association, Kobe, Japan.

Hughes, J.M., Jolliff, B.L., and Gunter, M.E. (2006)  The atomic arrangement of lunar merrillite. 19th General Meeting of the International Mineralogical Association, Kobe, Japan.

Gunter, M.E. and Sanchez, M.S. (2006)  Characterization of chrysotile samples and ores for the presence of amphiboles from the former Carey Canadian Mine, southeastern Quebec, Canada.  Eos Trans. AGU, 87(36), Jt. Assem. Suppl., V23A-04.

Wood, S.A., Normand, C., Nelson, B.J., and Gunter, M.E. (2005)  Interactions of asbestiform minerals in the lungs:  New insights from reaction path modeling and experimental dissolution rate studies.  Asbestos Conference, Missoula, Montana.

Williams, T.J., Gunter, M.E., Farmer, N., and Gensler, P. (2005)  Natural radioactivity and the nature of vertebrate fossils at Hagerman Fossil Beds National Monument, Hagerman, Idaho. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs.

Gunter, M.E. (2005)  Morphology and pornography:  Where seeing is knowing, defining is difficult, and regulating is reality.  Johnson Conference, Burlington, Vermont (invited).

Gunter, M.E., Mabbutt, W.L., Miura, E.H., and Rossman, G.R. (2005)  Asterism in the Idaho star garnet.  15th Annual Goldschmidt Conference, Moscow Idaho USA.

Delaney, J.S., Dyar, M.D., Gunter, M.E., Sutton, S.S., and Lanzirotti, A. (2005)  Geometric constraints of in situ synchrotron micro-XANES of oxidation state.  15th Annual Goldschmidt Conference, Moscow Idaho USA.

Dyar, M.D., Delaney, J.S., Gunter, M.E., Sutton, S.S., and Lanzirotti, A. (2005)  Transmission and fluorescence mode micro-XAS analysis of orientated mineral grains.  15th Annual Goldschmidt Conference, Moscow Idaho USA.

Strawn, D.G., Ryser, A.L., Marcus, M.M., Johnson-Maynard, J.L., Moeller, G., and Gunter, M.E. (2005)  Micro-spectroscopic investigation of selenium speciation in reclaimed mine soils from southeastern Idaho.  15th Annual Goldschmidt Conference, Moscow Idaho USA.

Nelson, B.J., Wood, S.A., and Gunter. M.E. (2005)  Dissolution of tremolite:  An experimental study simulating conditions in the human lung.  15th Annual Goldschmidt Conference, Moscow Idaho USA.

Gunter, M.E. (2005)  Optical mineralogy:  Outdated and essential.  15th Annual Goldschmidt Conference, Moscow Idaho USA.

Sanchez, M.S. and Gunter, M.E. (2005)  Low-level detection of Libby amphiboles in attic insulation.  15th Annual Goldschmidt Conference, Moscow Idaho USA.

Grow, J.S. and Gunter, M.E. (2005)  In-situ use of microwaves to remotely determine the water content of minerals.  15th Annual Goldschmidt Conference, Moscow Idaho USA.

Gunter, M.E. (2004)  An overview of the past, present, and future concerns surrounding the asbestos content of vermiculite ore from Libby, Montana.  Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs (invited).

Gunter, M.E. and Taunton, A. (2004)  A mineralogist does risk and epidemiology, and other critical thinking exercises in geology and human health.  Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs (invited).

Gunter, M.E. (2004)  Environmental mineralogy from A to Z with I in the middle:  A backward look to the future.  Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs (invited).

Gunter, M.E. (2004)  The multiple, morphological definitions of amphibole-asbestos:  Examples from Libby.  Inter/Micro 2004, Chicago, Illinois (invited).

Gunter, M.E. and Singleton, E. (2003)  Crystal chemistry in the attic:  differentiating commercial vermiculite from Libby, Montana from other commercial vermiculites on the basis of "whole-rock" chemical analysis.  Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs.

Williams, T.J., Gunter, M.E., Jones, B., and Singleton, E. (2003)  Preliminary observations on the provenance of industrial vermiculites by powder X-ray diffraction.  Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs.

Gunter, M.E. and Brown, B. M. (2003)  Use of the spindle stage for identification and characterization of amphibole and amphibole asbestos.  Inter/Micro 2003, Chicago, Illinois (invited).

Gunter, M.E. (2003)  The future of polarized light microscopy:  bright, dim, or extinct.  Inter/Micro 2003, Chicago, Illinois (invited).

Gunter, M.E. and Brown, B. M. (2002)  Morphological characterizations of amphibole and amphibole-asbestos from Libby, Montana U.S.A. by polarized light microscopy.  Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs.

Knudsen, A.C. and Gunter, M.E. (2002)  A statistical analysis of the distribution of selenium in the Permian Phosphoria Formation, southeastern Idaho.  Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs.

Cooper, B.J. and Gunter, M.E. (2002)  Calculations, observations, and applications of birefringence of natural and cation-exchanged zeolites.  Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs.

Gunter, M.E. (2002)  The polarizing light microscope:  Should we teach the use of a 19th century instrument in the 21st century?  18th General Meeting of the International Mineralogical Association, Edinburgh, Scotland.

Gunter, M.E. (2002)  Health effects and amphibole-asbestos in Libby, Montana, U.S.A..  18th General Meeting of the International Mineralogical Association, Edinburgh, Scotland.

Gunter, M.E. and Palmer, J.L. (2002)  Combined Sr and Cs exchange in a natural clinoptilolite.  12th Annual Goldschmidt Conference, Davos, Switzerland.

Taunton, A., Wood, S.A., and Gunter, M.E. (2002)  The thermodynamics of asbestos mineral dissolution and conversion in the human lung.  12th Annual Goldschmidt Conference, Davos, Switzerland.

Gunter, M.E., Bandli, B.R., and Brown, B.M. (2002)  Optical and morphological characterizations of amphibole and amphibole-asbestos collected from the former vermiculite mine near Libby, Montana, U.S.A.  Fourth Johnson Conference, Johnson, Vermont (invited).

Gunter, M.E., Dyar, M.D., Delaney, J.S., Sutton, S.R., and Lanzirotti, A. (2002)  Effects of preferred orientation on microscale XANES measurements of Fe3+/SFe in biopyriboles.  33rd Ann. Lunar Planet. Sci. Conf., #1654.

Dyar, M.D. and Gunter, M.E. (2001)  Mössbauer spectroscopy of amphibole-asbestos from Libby, Montana:  Implications for asbestos classification.  Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs.

Gunter, M.E., Brown, B.M., Bandli, B.R., and Dyar, M.D. (2001)  Amphibole-asbestos, vermiculite mining, and Libby, Montana:  What's in a name?  11th Annual Goldschmidt Conference, Hot Springs, Virginia.

Gunter, M.E. and Twamley, B. (2001)  A rapid method to determine the optical orientation of biaxial minerals.  11th Annual Goldschmidt Conference, Hot Springs, Virginia.

Gunter, M.E. and Wood, S.A. (2000)  Can chrysotile alter to tremolite in the human lung?  American Geophysical Union Spring Meeting 2000.

Gunter, M.E. and Woods, R.M. (1999)  Cs exchange in heulandite group zeolites.  Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, Rocky Mountain Section, 31, #4, 15.

Palmer, J.L. and Gunter, M.E. (1999)  Sr exchange in clinoptilolite determined by ICP-AES.  Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, Rocky Mountain Section, 31, #4, 51.

Herring, J.R., Desborough, G.A., Tysdal, R.G., Grauch, R.I., and Gunter, M.E. (1999) Selenium in weathered and unweathered parts of the Meade Peak Phosphatic member of the Phosphoria Formation, southeastern Idaho.  Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, Rocky Mountain Section, 31, #4, 16.

Knudsen, A.C. and Gunter, M.E. (1999)  Mineralogy of the Phosphoria deposit, southeast Idaho.  Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, Rocky Mountain Section, 31, #4, 19.

Palmer, J.L. and Gunter, M.E. (1998)  Optical properties of natural and cation-exchanged heulandite group zeolites.  17th General Meeting of the International Mineralogical Association, Toronto, Canada.

Shull, C., Koenig, D., and  Gunter, M.E. (1998)  Mineral content of glacial ice and snow from the Juneau Icefield, Alaska, USA.  17th General Meeting of the International Mineralogical Association, Toronto, Canada.

Woods, R.M. and Gunter, M.E. (1997)  Cs exchange processes in a natural microcrystalline clinoptilolite.  Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs 29, #6, 401.

Gunter, M.E. Gammon, S.D., Kearney, R.J., Oliver, D.J., and Waller, B.E. (1996)  An integrated science course for elementary education majors.  Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs 28, #7, 101.

Norton, M.R. and Gunter, M.E. (1996)  Health effects of crystalline silica in Idaho.  Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs 28, #7, 456.

Schneider, J.W., Kerry, K.P, Gunter, M.E., and Gerteisen, C.N. (1996)  Selection and substitution of grit by Columbian Sharp-tailed Grouse during winter.  114th Meeting of the American Ornithologists' Union and 1996 Annual Meeting of The Raptor Research Foundation, Abstract #126.

Gammon, S.D., Gunter, M.E., Kearney, R.J., Oliver, D.J., and Waller, B.E. (1996)  Developing and delivering an integrated science class for elementary education majors.  Abstracts and Program for the 14th Biennial Conference on Chemical Education.

Dodd, J.G., Williams, R., Gunter, M.E., and Bloss, F.D. (1996) The Bloss automated refractometer.  Inter/Micro '96, Chicago, Illinois.

Baumgart, D.M., Gammon, S.D., Gunter, M.E., Kearney, R.J., and Oliver, D.J. (1994)  Developing an integrated science course for elementary education majors.  Washington State Section of American Association of Physics Teachers.  Pullman, Washington, October, 1994.

Bitterwolf, T.E., Gammon, S.D., Gunter, M.E., Kearney, R.J., Klowden, M.J., and Oliver, D.J. (1994)  Developing an integrated science course for elementary education majors.  Abstracts and Program for the 13th Biennial Conference on Chemical Education.

Weiszburg, T.G. and Gunter, M.E. (1994)  Hydration effects on optical properties of heulandite-group zeolites. 16th General Meeting of the International Mineralogical Association, Pisa, Italy.

Gunter, M.E. (1993)  Integration of analytical methods in introductory mineralogy.  Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs 25, #6, 348.

Gunter, M.E., Knowles, C.R. and Schalck, D.K. (1991)  Intergrown natrolite/mesolite "single" crystals from the Columbia River Basalts.  Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, 23, #5, 219.

Armbruster, T. and Gunter, M.E. (1991)  Stepwise dehydration of a natural clinoptilolite: A single-crystal X-ray study at 100 K.  American Geophysical Union Spring Meeting 1991.

Johnston, C.L., Gunter, M.E., and Knowles, C.R. (1991)  Ponderosa Mine sunstone.  International Gemological Symposium, Los Angeles, California.

Gunter, M.E. (1990)  Variation in optical class and optical orientation: the rule not the exception.  F.D. Bloss Symposium, Blacksburg, Virginia.

Gunter, M.E. and Ribbe, P.H. (1989)  Zeolites:  Structural and chemical interpretations of optical properties.  Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, 21, #6, 117-118.

Gunter, M.E. (1988)  Refractometry by total reflection.  The Microscope, 36, 234.

Gunter, M.E. (1988)  Dispersion equations and birefringence measurements.  The Microscope, 36, 233.

Gunter, M.E. and Bloss, F.D. (1982)  Andalusite-kanonaites:  Optical and unit cell data. 13th General Meeting of the International Mineralogical Association, Varna, Bulgaria.


Courses Taught at UI (exclusive of thesis & dissertation credits and directed studies)

 

                                                                                                                            Numerical*

Sem         Class                                                               Students      Credits            evaluation

 

Sp '12      Geol 249, Mineralogy & Optical Mineralogy                   21      4                         NA

 

Sp '11      Geol 249, Mineralogy & Optical Mineralogy                   29      4                      3.8, 3.6

 

Sp '10      Geol 249, Mineralogy & Optical Mineralogy                   16      4                      3.8, 3.8

               Geol 550, Advanced Mineralogy                                     8      3                         NA

 

Sp '09      Geol 249, Mineralogy & Optical Mineralogy                   14      4                      3.7, 3.3

 

Sp '08      Geol 249, Mineralogy & Optical Mineralogy                   15      4                      3.7, 3.5

 

Sp '07      Geol 249, Mineralogy & Optical Mineralogy                   19      4                      3.1, 3.0

 

Fa '06       Buyout to finish NSF-funded mineralogy book                   

 

Sp '06      Geol 249, Mineralogy & Optical Mineralogy                    9      4                      4.0, 3.8

 

Fa '05       Geol 101, Physical Geology                                       294      4                      3.6, 3.3

 

Sp 05       Geol 249, Mineralogy & Optical Mineralogy                   14      4                      4.0, 3.9

 

Fa '04       Geol 101, Physical Geology                                       261      4                      3.7, 3.5

 

Sp '04      Geol 249, Mineralogy & Optical Mineralogy                   20      4                      3.8, 3.9

               Geol 201, Computer Geology                                       13      2                      3.9, 3.7

 

Fa '03       Sabbatical leave

 

Sp '03      Geol 249, Mineralogy & Optical Mineralogy                   15      4                      3.9, 3.9

               Core 201, Minerals and human health (honors)                15      3                      3.8, 3.7

               Geol 301, Computer Geology -N                                   12      2                      3.7, 3.5

 

Fa '02       Geol 550, Advanced Mineralogy -T                                 6      3                         NA

 

Sp '02      Geol 249, Mineralogy & Optical Mineralogy                   17      4                         NA

 

Fa '01       Geol 101, Physical Geology                                       340      4            3.8, 3.5, 3.8, 3.7, 3.9

               Geol 550, Advanced Mineralogy -T                                 6      3                         NA

 

Sp '01      Geol 249, Mineralogy & Optical Mineralogy                   23      4            3.4, 3.1, 3.4, 3.4, 3.7

               Core 201, Minerals and human health -N                        43      3            3.1, 3.4, 3.4, 3.4, 3.7

 

Fa '00       Geol 101, Physical Geology                                       324      4            3.5, 3.3, 3.3, 3.2, 3.4

               Geol 550, Advanced Mineralogy -T                                 8      3                         NA

 

Su '00      Geol 101, Physical Geology-T                                      39      4                         NA

               Geol 401, Field Camp – T                                           30      6                         NA

 

Sp '00      Geol 249, Mineralogy & Optical Mineralogy                   22      4            3.5. 3.4, 3.5, 3.5, 3.7

               Geol 552, X-ray analysis in geology -T                          11      3                         NA

 

Fa '99       Geol 101, Physical Geology                                       400      4            3.7, 3.3, 3.5, 3.5, 3.7

               Geol 499, X-ray diffraction of phosphates                          1      1                         NA

Su '99      Geol 101, Physical Geology-T                                      36      4                         NA

               Geol 401, Field Camp – T                                           30      6                         NA

 

Sp '99      Geol 249, Mineralogy & Optical Mineralogy                   22      5            3.5, 3.4, 3.5, 3.5, 3.7

               Chem 565, X-ray diffraction - N,T                                   4      3                         NA

 

Fa '98       Geol 101, Physical Geology                                       400      4            3.7, 3.5, 3.5, 3.4, 3.7

               Geol 550, Advanced Mineralogy- N                                 9      3                         NA

 

Su '98      Geol 101, Physical Geology-T                                      39      4                         NA

               Geol 401, Field Camp – T                                           30      6                         NA

 

Sp '98      Geol 249, Mineralogy & Optical Mineralogy                   18      5            3.0, 3.2, 3.1, 3.0, 3.4

 

Fa '97       Geol 101, Physical Geology                                       390      4            3.8, 3.6, 3.6, 3.5, 3.8

 

Su '97      Geol 101, Physical Geology                                         22      3                         NA

               Geol 336, Juneau Ice Field                                           30      6                         NA

               Geol 401, Field Camp – T                                           30      6                         NA

 

Sp '97      Geol 249, Mineralogy & Optical Mineralogy                   13      5            3.7, 3.5, 3.7, 3.8, 3.7

               Geol 504, Zeolite Crystallography - N                             4      3                         NA

 

Fa '96       Sabbatical leave

 

Su '96      Geol 336, Juneau Ice Field                                           30      6                         NA

               Geol 401, Field Camp – T                                           30      6                         NA

 

Sp '96      Geol 249, Mineralogy & Optical Mineralogy                   13      5            3.5, 3.6, 3.8, 3.5, 3.8

               Inter 103, Integrated Science - O,T                                 24      4            3.7, 3.8, 3.8, 3.7, 3.7

 

Fa '95       Geol 101, Physical Geology                                       400      3            3.8, 3.4, 3.7, 3.5, 3.8

               Inter 103, Integrated Science-O,T                                   20      4            3.5, 3.2, 3.6, 3.5, 3.7

 

Sp '95      Geol 249, Mineralogy & Optical Mineralogy                   19      5            3.8, 3.7, 3.7, 3.4, 3.8

               Inter 103, Integrated Science - O,T                                 27      4            2.4, 2.7, 2.8, 2.7, 2.9

 

Su '95      Geol 336, Juneau Ice Field                                           30      6                         NA

               Geol 401, Field Camp – T                                           30      6                         NA

 

Fa '94       Geol 101, Physical Geology                                       400      3            3.8, 3.7, 3.7, 3.7, 3.8

               Inter 103, Integrated Science-N,O,T                               25      4            3.0, 3.2, 3.2, 3.3, 3.5

               Inter 504, Integrated Science-N,O,T                                 5      2                         NA

 

Su '94      Geol 101, Physical Geology                                         40      3            3.8, 3.4, 3.8, 3.5, 3.9

 

Sp '94      Geol 249, Mineralogy & Optical Mineralogy                   24      5            3.6, 3.9, 3.8, 3.2, 3.9

 

Fa '93       Geol 101, Physical Geology                                       369      3            3.8, 3.3, 3.7, 3.4, 3.8

               Geol 504, Advanced Mineralogy-N                                  6      3            3.3, 3.5, 3.7, 4.0, 3.8

 

Su '93      Geol 101, Physical Geology                                         33      3            3.5, 3.4, 3.8, 3.8, 3.9

               Geology of the Salmon River

               (Conferences & Enrichment)                                           6   NA                         NA

 

Sp '93      Geol 249, Mineralogy & Optical Mineralogy-N               16      5            3.8, 3.9, 3.7, 3.5, 3.8

               Geol 400, Honors Seminar-N,O                                      6      1            4.0, 4.0, 4.0, 3.5, 4.0

 

Fa '92       Geol 101(1), Physical Geology                                    147      3            3.9, 3.4, 3.7, 3.4, 3.9

               Geol 101(2), Physical Geology                                    268      3            3.8, 3.4, 3.7, 3.4, 3.8

 

Su '92      Geol 101, Physical Geology                                         21      3            3.4, 3.4, 3.8, 3.6, 3.8

               Geology of the Salmon River

               (Conferences & Enrichment)                                         18   NA                         NA

 

Sp '92      Geol 251, Optical Mineralogy-N                                   14      3            3.7, 3.7, 3.7, 3.4, 3.8

 

Fa '91       Geol 101(1), Physical Geology                                    141      3            3.7, 3.3, 3.7, 3.4, 3.8

               Geol 101(2), Physical Geology                                    218      3            3.7, 3.3, 3.6, 3.4, 3.7

               Geol 250, Mineralogy                                                 15      4            3.7, 3.3, 3.6, 3.5, 4.0

 

Su '91      Geology of the Salmon River

               (Conferences & Enrichment)                                         22   NA                         NA

 

Sp '91      Geol 451, X-ray Diffraction                                            2      1                         NA

 

Fa '90       Geol 101(1), Physical Geology                                    181      3                      3.3, 3.6

               Geol 101(2), Physical Geology                                    214      3                      3.2, 3.7

               Geol 250, Mineralogy-N                                              11      4                      3.9, 4.0

 

Sp '90      Geol 101(1), Physical Geology-N                                149      3                      3.2, 3.5

               Geol 101(2), Physical Geology-N                                171      3                      3.1, 3.6

               Geol 451, X-ray Diffraction-N                                         3      1                         NA

 

Fa '89       Geol 258, Minerals and Rocks-N                                   11      4                      3.5, 3.6

               Geol 465, Optical Mineralogy-N                                     5      3                      3.2, 3.8

 

N:  New course for me or the department, O:  Teaching overload, T:  Team taught

* based on a scale of 0 to 4, with 4 the most positive response, new form:  questions 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 old form:  questions 1, 2, and then new web form 1, 2

NA:  not yet available or course not evaluated

Geol 499/502 are Directed Studies