Acosta, M. D., Watkins, J. M., Reed, M. H., Donovan, J. J., & DePaolo, D. J. (2020). Ti-in-quartz: Evaluating the role of kinetics in high temperature crystal growth experiments. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta.

Mustoe, G and Acosta, M., Origin of Petrified Wood Color. Geosciences (Switzerland), 2016.


Acosta, M.D., Reed, M.H., and Watkins, J.M. Textures of quartz veins in the Butte, Montana porphyry copper deposit indicate strain during deposit deformation. American Mineralogist. Submitted July 2020.

In Prep

Acosta, Marisa D., Olsen, E., Watkins, J.M., Pickerel, M. Influence of substrate roughness on calcite epitaxial growth morphology and Sr incorporation. In prep.