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PUBLICATIONS

Journal Publications

ISHIDA, M., ROMERO, R., LEISEN, M., YASUKAWA, K., NAKAMURA, K., BARRA, F., REICH, M., & KATO, Y. (2022) Auriferous pyrite formed by episodic fluid inputs in the Akeshi and Kasuga high-sulfidation deposits, Southern Kyushu, Japan. Mineralium Deposita, vol. 57, p. 129-145.

SANHUEZA, J., YÁÑEZ, G., BARRA, F., MARINGUE, J., FIGUEROA, R., & SÁEZ, E. (2022) Rheological, petrophysical and geometrical constraints of a subduction channel from a numerical model perspective: Insights from La Cabaña Paleozoic peridotites, Coastal Cordillera of south-central Chile. Journal of South American Earth Sciences, vol. 114, 103706. 

PALMA, G., REICH, M, BARRA, F., OVALLE, J.T., DEL REAL, I., & SIMON, A.C. (2021) Thermal evolution of Andean iron oxide–apatite (IOA) deposits as revealed by magnetite thermometry. Scientific Reports, vol. 11, p. 1-9.

DEL REAL, I., REICH, M., SIMON, A.C, DEDITIUS, A., BARRA, F., RODRÍGUEZ-MUSTAFA, M.A., THOMPSON, J., & ROBERTS, M.P. (2021) Formation of giant iron oxide-copper-gold deposits by superimposed, episodic hydrothermal pulses. Communications Earth & Environment, vol. 2, p.1-9

JARA, J.J., BARRA, F., REICH, M, LEISEN, M., ROMERO, R. & MORATA, D. (2021) Episodic construction of the early Andean Cordillera unravelled by zircon petrochronology. Nature Communications, vol. 12, p. 1-8

RIVAS-ROMERO, C., REICH, M., BARRA, F., GREGORY, D., & PICHOTT, S. (2021) The Relation between Trace Element Composition of Cu-(Fe) Sulfides and Hydrothermal Alteration in a Porphyry Copper Deposit: Insights from the Chuquicamata Underground Mine, Chile. Minerals, vol. 11, 671.

JARA, J.J., BARRA, F., REICH, M, MORATA, D., LEISEN, M. & ROMERO, R. (2021) Geochronology and petrogenesis of intrusive rocks in the Coastal Cordillera of northern Chile (26-28°S): insights from zircon U-Pb dating and trace element geochemistry. Gondwana Research, vol. 93, p. 48-72

TIBALDI, A., OTAMENDI, J., DEMICHELIS, A.H., BARZOLA, M., BARRA, F., RABBIA, O.M., CRISTOFOLINI, E. & BERNITO, M.P. (2021) Early Cambrian multiple-sourced plutonism in the Eastern Sierras Pampeanas, Córdoba, Argentina: Implications for the evolution of the early Paleozoic Gondwana margin. Journal of South American Earth Sciences, vol. 105, 102948

ARMAS, P., CRISTOFOLINI, E., ESCRIBANO, F., CAMILLETTI, G., OTAMENDI, J., CISTERNA, C., LEISEN, M., ROMERO, R., BARRA, F. & TIBALDI, A. (2021) Lower-Middle Ordovician sedimentary environment and provenance of Suri Formation in the northern region of the Famatina system, Catamarca, Argentina. Journal of South American Earth Sciences, vol. 105, 102948.

HERAZO, A., REICH, M, BARRA, F., MORATA, D., DEL REAL, I. & PAGES, A. (2020) Assessing the role of bitumen in the formation of stratabound Cu-(Ag) deposits: Insights from the Lorena deposit, Las Luces district, northern Chile. Ore Geology Reviews, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.oregeorev.2020.103639

CAMILLETTI, G., OTAMENDI, J.E., TIBALDI, A., CRISTOFOLINI, E., LEISEN, M., ROMERO, R., BARRA, F., ARMAS, P. & BARZOLA, M.G. (2020) Geology, petrology and geochronology of sierra Valle Fértil - La Huerta batholith: Implications for the construction of a middle-crust magmatic-arc section. Journal of South American Earth Sciences, vol. 97: 102423, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jsames.2019.102423

CHILDRESS, T.M., SIMON, A.C., REICH, M., BARRA, F., BILENKER, L.D., LA CRUZ, N.L., BINDEMAN, I.N. & OVALLE, J.T. (2020) Triple Oxygen (δ18O, Δ17O), Hydrogen (δ2H), and Iron (δ56Fe) Stable Isotope Signatures Indicate a Silicate Magma Source and Magmatic-Hydrothermal Genesis for Magnetite Orebodies at El Laco, Chile. Economic Geology, vol. 115, p. 1519-1536. https://doi.org/10.5382/econgeo.4760

CRUZ, N.L., OVALLE, J.T., SIMON, A.C., KONECKE, B.A., BARRA, F., REICH, M., LEISEN, M. & CHILDRESS, T.M. (2020) The geochemistry of magnetite and apatite from the El Laco iron oxide-apatite deposit, Chile: Implications for ore genesis. Economic Geology, vol. 115, p. 1461-1491. https://doi.org/10.5382/econgeo.4753

RODRIGUEZ, M.A., SIMON, A.C., DEL REAL, I. THOMPSON, J.F.H., BILENKER, L.D., BARRA, F. & BINDEMAN, I. (2020) A Continuum from Iron Oxide-Copper-Gold (IOCG) to Iron Oxide-Apatite (IOA) Deposits: Evidence from Fe and O Stable Isotopes and Trace Element Chemistry of Magnetite. Economic Geology, vol. 115, p. 1443-1459. https://doi.org/10.5382/econgeo.4752

 

CHILDRESS, T.M., SIMON, A.C., REICH, M., BARRA, F., ARCE, M., LUNDSTROM, C.C., & BINDEMAN, I.N. (2020) Formation of the Mantoverde iron oxide-copper-gold (IOCG) deposit, Chile: insights from Fe and O stable isotopes and comparisons with iron oxide-apatite (IOA) deposits. Mineralium Deposita, vol. 55, p. 1489-1504. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00126-019-00936-x

TASSARA, S., REICH, M., KONECKE, B.A., GONZALEZ-JIMENEZ, J.M., SIMON, A.C., MORATA, D., BARRA, F., FIEGE, A., SCHILLING, M.E. & CORGNE, A. (2020) Unraveling the Effects of Melt–Mantle Interactions on the Gold Fertility of Magmas. Frontiers in Earth Science, https://doi.org/10.3389/feart.2020.00029

 

TASSARA, S., REICH, M., CANNATELLI, C., KONECKE, B.A., KAUSEL, D., MORATA, D., BARRA, F., SIMON, A.C., FIEGE, A., MORGADO, E. & LEISEN, M. (2020) Post-melting oxidation of highly primitive basalts from the southern Andes. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, vol. 273, p. 291-312. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gca.2020.01.042

 

REICH, M., ROMÁN, N., BARRA, F. & MORATA, D. (2020) Silver-Rich Chalcopyrite from the Active Cerro Pabellón Geothermal System, Northern Chile. Minerals, vol. 10: 113. https://doi.org/10.3390/min10020113

ROMERO, R., BARRA, F., LEISEN, M., SALAZAR, E., GONZALEZ-JIMENEZ, J.M., & REICH, M. (2020) Sedimentary provenance of the Late Paleozoic metamorphic basement, south-central Chile: Implications for the evolution of the western margin of Gondwana. International Geology Review, vol. 62, p. 598-613. https://doi.org/10.1080/00206814.2019.1627589

 

SALAZAR, E., BARRA, F., REICH, M., SIMON, A., LEISEN, M., PALMA, G., ROMERO, R., & ROJO, M. (2020) Trace element geochemistry of magnetite from the Cerro Negro Norte iron oxide−apatite deposit, northern Chile. Mineralium Deposita, vol. 55, p. 409-428.  https://doi.org/10.1007/s00126-019-00879-3

 

BIOLÉ, F.G., THOMPSON, G.A., VARGAS, C.V., LEISEN, M., BARRA, F., VOLPEDO, A.V., & AVIGLIANO, E. (2019) Fish stocks of Urophycis brasiliensis revealed by otolith fingerprint and shape in the Southwestern Atlantic Ocean. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, vol. 229: 106406. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecss.2019.106406

 

GARCÉS, C., NIKLITSCHEK, E.J., PLAZA, G., CERNA, F., LEISEN, M., TOLEDO, P., & BARRA, F. (2019) Anchoveta Engraulis ringens along the Chilean coast: Management units, demographic units and water masses: Insights from multiple otolith-based approaches. Fisheries Oceanography, vol. 28, p. 735-750. https://doi.org/10.1111/fog.12455

 

TIBALDI, A.M., BARZOLA, M.G., CRISTOFOLINI, E.A., OTAMENDI, J.E., DEMICHELIS, A.H., LEISEN, M., ROMERO, R., BARRA, F., CAMILLETTI, G., & ARMAS, P. (2019) Syn-deformational anatexis along the Santa Rosa river section, Argentina: Feedback relations between deformation, metamorphism and melt extraction. Journal of Structural Geology, vol. 124, p. 151-167. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jsg.2019.04.011

 

PERÓN-ORILLO, J.M, ORTIZ-SUÁREZ, A., RIVALORA, D., OTAMENDI, J.E., MOROSINI, QA., ROMERO, R., LEISEN, M., & BARRA, F. (2019) Depositional age and provenance in the San Luis Formation, Sierras Pampeanas, Argentina: Evidence from detrital zircon studies. Journal of South American Earth Sciences, vol. 194: 102228. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jsames.2019.102228

 

SLAGTER, S., REICH, M., MUNOZ-SAEZ, C., SOUTHON, J., MORATA, D., BARRA, F., GONG, J., & SKOK, J.R. (2019) Environmental controls on silica sinter formation revealed by radiocarbon dating. Geology, vol. 47, p. 330-334. https://doi.org/10.1130/G45859.1

 

REICH, M., BARNES, J.D., BREECKER, D.O., BARRA, F., MILOJEVIC, C., & DREW, D.L. (2019) Chlorine isotope fractionation recorded in atacamite during supergene copper oxidation. Chemical Geology, vol. 525, p. 168-176. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chemgeo.2019.07.023

 

LA CRUZ, N., SIMON, A.C., WOLF, A.S., REICH, M., BARRA, F., & GAGNON, J.E. (2019) The geochemistry of apatite from the Los Colorados iron oxide–apatite deposit, Chile: implications for ore genesis. Mineralium Deposita, vol. 54, p. 1143-1156. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00126-019-00861-z

 

PALMA, G., BARRA, F., REICH. M., VALENCIA, V., SIMON, A.C., VERVOORT, J., LEISEN, M., & ROMERO, R. (2019) Halogens, trace element concentrations, and Sr-Nd isotopes in apatite from iron oxide-apatite (IOA) deposits in the Chilean iron belt: Evidence for magmatic and hydrothermal stages of mineralization. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, vol. 246, p. 515-540. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gca.2018.12.019

 

ROMAN, N., REICH, M., LEISEN, M., MORATA, D., BARRA, F. & DEDITIUS, A. (2019) Geochemical and micro-textural fingerprints of boiling in pyrite. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, vol. 246, p. 60-85. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gca.2018.11.034

 

SIMON, A.C., KNIPPING, J.L., REICH, M., BARRA, F., DEDITIUS, A.P., BILENKER, L.D. & CHILDRESS, T. (2018) Kiruna-Type Iron Oxide-Apatite (IOA) and Iron Oxide Copper-Gold (IOCG) Deposits Form by a Combination of Igneous and Magmatic-Hydrothermal Processes: Evidence from the Chilean Iron Belt. A.M. Arribas R., and J.L. Mauk (Eds) Society of Economic Geologists Special Publication No 21, p. 89-114.

 

CRESPO, J., REICH, M, BARRA, F., VERDUGO, J.J & MARTINEZ, C. (2018) Critical Metal Particles in Copper Sulfides from the Supergiant Río Blanco Porphyry Cu–Mo Deposit, Chile. Minerals, vol. 8, 519. https://doi.org/10.3390/min8110519

 

OVALLE, J.T., LA CRUZ, N.L., REICH, M., BARRA, F., SIMON, A.C., KONECKE, B.A., RODRIGUEZ-MUSTAFA, M.A., DEDITIUS, A.P., CHILDRESS, T.M. & MORATA, D. (2018) Formation of massive iron deposits linked to explosive volcanic eruptions. Scientific Reports 8: 14855. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-018-33206-3

 

RIVERA, J., REICH, M., SCHOENBERG, R., GONZALEZ-JIMENEZ, J.M., BARRA, F., AIGLSPERGER, T., PROENZA, J.A. & CARRETIER, S. (2018) Platinum-group element and gold enrichment in soils monitored by chromium stable isotopes during weathering of ultramafic rocks. Chemical Geology, vol. 499, p. 84-99. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chemgeo.2018.09.008

 

TASSARA, S., GONZALEZ-JIMENEZ, J.M., REICH, M., SAUDERS, E., LUGUET, A., MORATA, D., GREGOIRE, M., van ACKEN, D., SCHILLING, M.E., BARRA, F., NOWELL, G. & CORGNE, A. (2018) Highly siderophile elements mobility in the subcontinental lithospheric mantle beneath southern Patagonia. Lithos, vol. 314-315, p. 579-596. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.lithos.2018.06.022

 

ROJAS, P.A., BARRA, F., DEDITIUS, A., REICH, M., SIMON, A., ROBERTS, M., & ROJO, M. (2018) New contributions to the understanding of Kiruna-type iron oxide-apatite deposits revealed by magnetite ore and gangue mineral geochemistry at the El Romeral deposit, Chile. Ore Geology Reviews, vol. 93, p. 413-435. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.oregeorev.2018.01.003

 

ROJAS, P.A., BARRA, F., REICH, M., DEDITIUS, A., SIMON, A., URIBE, F., ROMERO, R., & ROJO, M. (2018) A genetic link between magnetite mineralization and diorite intrusion at the El Romeral iron oxide-apatite deposit, northern Chile. Mineralium Deposita, vol. 53, p. 947-966. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00126-017-0777-x

 

ROMERO, R., GONZALEZ-JIMENEZ, J.M., BARRA, F., LEISEN, M., GARRIDO, L.N., TALAVERA, C., GAIN, S.E.M., GRIFFIN, W.L., O´REILLY, S.Y., REICH, M. & MORATA, D. (2018) Timing the tectonic mingling of ultramafic rocks and metasediments in the southern section of the coastal accretionary complex of central Chile. International Geology Review, vol. 60, p. 2031-2045. https://doi.org/10.1080/00206814.2017.1402377

 

AVIGLIANO, E., CARVALHO, B., LEISEN, M., ROMERO, R., VELASCO, G., VIANNA, M., BARRA, F. & VOLPEDO, A.V. (2017) Otolith edge fingerprints as approach for stock identification of Genidens barbus. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, vol. 194, p. 92-96. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecss.2017.06.008

 

AVIGLIANO, E., LEISEN, M., ROMERO, R., CARVALHO, B., VELASCO, G., VIANNA, M., BARRA, F. & VOLPEDO, A.V. (2017) Fluvio-marine travelers from South America: Cyclic amphidromy and freshwater residency, typical behaviors in Genidens barbus inferred by otolith chemistry. Fisheries Research, vol. 193, p. 184-194. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.fishres.2017.04.011

 

TASSARA, S., GONZALEZ-JIMENEZ, J.M., REICH, M., SCHILLING, M.E., MORATA, D., BEGG, G., SAUDERS, E., GRIFFIN, W.L., O´REILLY, S.Y., GREGOIRE, M., BARRA, F. & CORGNE, A. (2017) Plume-subduction interaction forms large auriferous provinces. Nature Communications 8: 843. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41467-017-00821-z

 

GONZALEZ-JIMENEZ, J.M., PLISSART, G., GARRIDO, L.N., PADRON-NAVARTA, J.A., AIGLSPERGER, T., ROMERO, R., MARCHESI, C., MORENO-ABRIL, A.J., REICH, M., BARRA, F. & MORATA, D. (2017) Ti-clinohumite and Ti-chondrodite in antigorite serpentinites from Central Chile: evidence for deep and cold subduction. European Journal of Mineralogy, vol. 29, p. 959-970. https://dx.doi.org/10.1127/ejm/2017/0029-2668

 

GONZALEZ-JIMENEZ, J.M., MARCHESI, C., GRIFFIN, W.L., GERVILLA, F., BELOUSOVA, E.A., GARRIDO, C., ROMERO, R., TALAVERA, C., LEISEN, M., O´REILLY, S.Y., BARRA, F. & MARTIN, L. (2017) Zircon recycling and crystallization during formation of chromite- and Ni-arsenide ores in the subcontinental lithospheric mantle (Serranía de Ronda, Spain). Ore Geology Reviews, vol. 90, p. 193-209. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.oregeorev.2017.02.012

 

SANCHEZ-YAÑEZ, C., REICH, M., LEISEN, M., MORATA, D. & BARRA, F. (2017) Geochemistry of metals and metalloids in siliceous sinter deposits: Implications for elemental partitioning into silica phases. Applied Geochemistry, vol. 80, p. 112-133. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apgeochem.2017.03.008

 

BARRA, F., REICH, M., SELBY, D., SIMON, A.C., SALAZAR, E. & PALMA, G. (2017) Unraveling the origin of the Andean IOCG clan: A Re-Os isotope approach. Ore Geology Reviews, vol. 81, p. 62-78. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.oregeorev.2016.10.016

 

BARRA, F., DEDITIUS, A., REICH, M., KILBURN, M.R., GUAGLIARDO, P. & ROBERTS, M.P. (2017) Dissecting the Re-Os molybdenite geochronometer. Scientific Reports 7: 16054. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-017-16380-8

 

GONZALEZ-JIMENEZ, J.M., BARRA, F., GARRIDO, L.N.F., REICH, M., SATSUKAWA, T., ROMERO, R., SALAZAR, E., COLAS, V., ORELLANA, F., RABBIA, O., PLISSART, G. & MORATA, D. (2016) A secondary precious and base metal mineralization in chromitites linked to the development of a Paleozoic accretionary complex in Central Chile. Ore Geology Reviews, vol. 78, p. 14-40. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.oregeorev.2016.02.017

 

BILENKER, L.D., SIMON, A.C., REICH, M., LUNDSTROM, C.C., GAJOS, N., BINDEMAN, I., BARRA, F. & MUNIZAGA, R. (2016) Fe–O stable isotope pairs elucidate a high-temperature origin of Chilean iron oxide-apatite deposits. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, vol. 177, p. 94-104. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gca.2016.01.009

 

REICH, M., SIMON, A.C., DEDITIUS, A.P., BARRA, F., CHRYSSOULIS, S., LAGAS, G., TARDANI, D., KNIPPING, J.L., BILENKER, L.D., SANCHEZ-ALFARO, P., ROBERTS, M. & MUNIZAGA, R. (2016) Trace element signature of pyrite from the Los Colorados iron oxide-apatite (IOA) deposit, Chile: A missing link between Andean IOA and iron oxide copper-gold systems? Economic Geology, vol. 111, p. 743-761. https://doi.org/10.2113/econgeo.111.3.743

 

CAMPRUBÍ, A., GONZÁLEZ-PARTIDA, E., VALENCIA, V.A. & BARRA, F. (2015) Geochronology of Mexican mineral deposits. I: the San Martín polymetallic skarn, Zacatecas. Boletín de la Sociedad Geológica Mexicana, vol. 67, p. 119-122.

 

KNIPPING, J.L., BILENKER, L.D., SIMON, A.C., REICH, M., BARRA, F., DEDITIUS, A.P., WALLE, M., HEINRICH, C.A., HOLTZ, F. & MUNIZAGA, R. (2015) Trace elements in magnetite from massive iron oxide-apatite deposits indicate a combined formation by igneous and magmatic-hydrothermal processes. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, vol. 171, p. 15-38. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gca.2015.08.010

 

KNIPPING, J.L., BILENKER, L.D., SIMON, A.C., REICH, M., BARRA, F., DEDITIUS, A.P., LUNDSTROM, C.C., BINDEMAN, I. & MUNIZAGA, R. (2015) Giant Kiruna-type deposits form by efficient flotation of magmatic magnetite suspensions. Geology, vol. 43, p. 591-594. https://doi.org/10.1130/G36650.1

 

BARRA, F. & VALENCIA, V. (2014) Late Cretaceous porphyry copper mineralization in Sonora, Mexico: Implications for the evolution of the Southwest North America porphyry copper province. Mineralium Deposita, vol. 49, p. 879-884.  https://doi.org/10.1007/s00126-014-0544-1

 

BARRA, F., GERVILLA, F., HERNANDEZ, E., REICH, M., PADRON-NAVARTA, J.A. & GONZALEZ-JIMENEZ, J.M. (2014) Alteration patterns of chromian spinels from La Cabaña peridotite, south-central Chile. Mineralogy and Petrology, vol. 108, p. 819-836. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00710-014-0335-5

 

GONZALEZ-JIMENEZ, J.M., BARRA, F., WALKER, R.J., REICH M. & GERVILLA F. (2014) Geodynamic implications of ophiolitic chromitites in the La Cabaña ultramafic bodies, Central Chile. International Geology Review, vol. 56, p. 1466-1483. https://doi.org/10.1080/00206814.2014.947334

 

REICH, M., PALACIOS, C., BARRA, F. & CHRYSSOULIS, S. (2013) ‘‘Invisible’’ silver in chalcopyrite and bornite from the Mantos Blancos Cu deposit, northern Chile. European Journal of Mineralogy, vol. 25, p. 453-460. https://doi.org/10.1127/0935-1221/2013/0025-2287

 

BARRA, F., ALCOTA, H., RIVERA, S., VALENCIA, V., MUNIZAGA, V., & MAKSAEV, V. (2013) Timing and formation of porphyry Cu-Mo mineralization in the Chuquicamata district, northern Chile: new constraints from the Toki Cluster. Mineralium Deposita, vol. 48, p. 629-651. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00126-012-0452-1

 

REICH, M., DEDITIUS, A., CHRYSSOULIS, S., LI, J-W., MA, C-Q., PARADA, M.A., BARRA, F. & MITTERMAYR, F. (2013) Pyrite as a record of hydrothermal fluid evolution in a porphyry copper system: A SIMS/EPMA trace element study.  Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, vol. 104, p. 42-62. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gca.2012.11.006

 

SCHUTTE, P., CHIARADIA, M., BARRA, F., VILLAGOMEZ, D. & BEATE, B. (2012) Metallogenic and tectonomagmatic features of Miocene porphyry-related ore deposits in Ecuador revealed by Re-Os, Ar-Ar, and U-Pb geochronology. Mineralium Deposita, vol. 47, p. 383-410. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00126-011-0378-z

 

ROMERO, B., KOJIMA, S., WONG, C., BARRA, F., VELIZ, W., & RUIZ, J. (2011) Re-Os Molybdenite Mibneralization and Geochronology of the Escondida and Escondida Norte deposits, Northern Chile: Implications for the Temporal Evolution of a Large Porphyry Cu-Mo District. Resource Geology, vol. 61, p. 91-100. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1751-3928.2010.00150.x

 

MAUK, J.L., HALL, C.M., BARRA, F. & CHESLEY, J.T. (2011) Punctuated evolution of a large epithermal province: the Hauraki Goldfield, New Zealand. Economic Geology, vol. 106, p. 921-943. https://doi.org/10.2113/econgeo.106.6.921

 

MAKSAEV, V., ALMONACID, T.A., MUNIZAGA, F., VALENCIA, V., McWILLIAMS, M. & BARRA, F. (2010) Geochronological and thermochronological constraints on porphyry copper mineralization in the Domeyko alteration zone, northern Chile. Andean Geology, vol. 37, p. 144-176. https://doi.org/10.4067/s0718-71062010000100007

 

TORNOS, F., VELASCO, F., BARRA, F. & MORATA, D. (2010) The Tropezón Cu-Mo-(Au) deposit, Northern Chile: the missing link between IOCG and porphyry copper systems? Mineralium Deposita, vol. 45, p.313-321. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00126-010-0277-8

 

MAKSAEV, V., MUNIZAGA, F., VALENCIA, V., & BARRA, F. (2009) LA-ICP-MS zircon U-Pb geochronology of volcanic rocks to constrain the age of the Cerrillos Formation, Atacama Region, Chile: Tectonic and metallogenetic implications. Andean Geology, vol. 36, p. 264-287. https://dx.doi.org/10.4067/s0718-71062009000200005

 

ZELLNER, N.E.B., DELANO, J.W., SWINDLE, T.D., BARRA, F., OLSEN, E., & WHITTET, D.C.B. (2009) Apollo 17 regolith, 71501,206: a record of impact events and mare volcanism in lunar glasses. Meteoritics & Planetary Science, vol. 44, p. 839-851. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1945-5100.2009.tb00772.x

 

ZELLNER, N.E.B., DELANO, J.W., SWINDLE, T.D., BARRA, F., OLSEN, E. & WHITTET, D.C.B. (2009) Evidence from 40Ar/39Ar ages of lunar impact glasses for an increase in the impact rate ~800 Ma ago. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, vol. 73, p. 4590-4597. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gca.2009.04.027

 

MATHUR, R., TITLEY, S., BARRA, F., BRANTLEY, S., WILSON, M., PHILLIPS, A., MUNIZAGA, F., MAKSAEV, V., VERVOORT, J. & HART, G. (2009) Exploration potential of Cu isotope fractionation in porphyry copper deposits. Journal of Geochemical Exploration, vol. 102, p.1-6. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gexplo.2008.09.004

 

MANTILLA, F.L.C., VALENCIA, V.A., BARRA, F. & PINTO, V.J. (2009) Geocronología U-Pb de los cuerpos porfiríticos del distrito aurífero de Vetas-California, Dpto de Santander, Colombia. Boletín de Geología-Colombia, vol. 31, p. 31-43.

 

MATHUR, R., TITLEY, S., BARRA, F., BRANTLEY, S., WILSON, M., PHILLIPS, A., MUNIZAGA, F., MAKSAEV, V., VERVOORT, J. & HART, G. (2009) Copper Isotope Franctionation Used to Identify Supergene Processes. S. Titley (Ed) Society of Economic Geologists Special Publication No 14, p. 45-50.

 

MATHUR, R., TORNOS, F. & BARRA, F. (2008) The Aguablanca Ni-Cu deposit: A Re-Os isotope study. International Geology Review, vol. 50, p. 948-958. https://doi.org/10.2747/0020-6814.50.10.948

 

GARRIDO, M., BARRA, F., DOMINGUEZ, E., RUIZ, J., VALENCIA, V.A. (2008) Late Carboniferous porphyry copper mineralization at La Voluntad, Neuquen, Argentina: Constraints from Re-Os molybdenite dating. Mineralium Deposita, vol. 43, p. 591-597. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00126-008-0189-z

 

DEL RIO, R., RUIZ, J., OCHOA-LANDIN, L., NORIEGA, O., BARRA, F., MEZA-FIGUEROA, D. & PAZ-MORENO, F. (2008) Geology, Geochemistry and Re-Os systematics in manganese deposits from Santa Rosalia basin and adjacent areas in Baja California Sur, Mexico. Mineralium Deposita, vol. 43, p. 467-482. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00126-008-0177-3

 

VALENCIA, V.A., EASTOE, E., RUIZ, J., OCHOA-LANDIN, L., GEHRELS, G., GONZALEZ-LEON, C., & BARRA, F. (2008) Hydrothermal evolution of the porphyry copper deposit at La Caridad, Sonora, Mexico, and the relationship with a neighboring high-sulfidation epithermal deposit. Economic Geology, vol. 103, p. 473-492. https://doi.org/10.2113/gsecongeo.103.3.473

 

MATHUR, R., MUTTI, L., BARRA, F., GOLD, D., SMITH II, R.C., DODEN, A., DETRIE, T., RUIZ, J. & McWILLIAMS, A. (2008) Fluid inclusion and Re-Os isotopic evidence for hot, Cenozoic mineralization in the Central Pennsylvanian Valley and Ridge province. Mineralogy and Petrology, vol. 93, p. 309-324. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00710-007-0229-x

 

DELANO, J.W., ZELLNER, N.E.B., BARRA, F., OLSON, E., SWINDLE, T.D., TIBBETTS, N.J., & WHITTET, D.C.B. (2007) An integrated approach to understanding Apollo 16 impact glasses: Chemistry, isotopes, and shape. Meteoritics & Planetary Science, vol. 42, p. 993-1004. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1945-5100.2007.tb01146.x

 

BARRA, F., SWINDLE, T.D., KOROTEV, R.L., JOLLIFF, B.L., ZEIGLER, R.A., & OLSON E. (2006) 40Ar-39Ar dating on Apollo 12 regolith: Implications on the age of Copernicus and the source of non-mare materials. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, vol. 70, p. 6016-6031. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gca.2006.09.013

 

VALENCIA, V.A., BARRA, F., WEBER, B., RUIZ, J., GEHRELS, G., & LOPEZ-MARTINEZ, M. (2006) U-Pb and Re-Os geochronology of the El Arco porphyry copper deposit, Baja California, Mexico. Journal of South American Earth Sciences, vol. 22, p. 39-51. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jsames.2006.08.005

 

DE HALLER, A., CORFU, F., FONTBOTE, L., SCHALTEGGER, U., BARRA, F., CHIARADIA, M., FRANK, M., & ZUNIGA-ALVARADO, J. (2006) Geology, U-Pb geochronology, and Hf, Pb isotopic data of the Raul-Condestable iron oxide copper-gold deposit, central coast of Peru. Economic Geology, vol. 101, p. 281-310. http://dx.doi.org/10.2113/gsecongeo.101.2.281

 

TRISTA-AGUILERA, D., BARRA, F., RUIZ, J., MORATA, D., TALAVERA-MENDOZA, O., KOJIMA, S., & FERRARIS, F. (2006) Re-Os isotope systematics for the Lince-Estefania deposit: Constraints on the timing and source of copper mineralization in a stratabound copper deposit, Coastal Cordillera of northern Chile. Mineralium Deposita, vol. 41, p. 99-105. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00126-006-0048-8

 

VALENCIA, V.A., NOGUEZ-ALCANTARA, B., BARRA, F., RUIZ, J., GEHRELS, G., QUINTANAR, F., & VALENCIA-MORENO, M. (2006) Re-Os molybdenite and LA-ICPMS U-Pb zircon geochronology from the Milpillas porphyry copper deposit: Insights for mineralization in the Cananea District, Sonora, Mexico. Revista Mexicana de Ciencias, vol. 23, p. 39-53.

 

SELLEY, D., BROUGHTON, D., SCOTT, R., HITZMAN, M., BULL, S., LARGE, R., McGOLDRICK, P., CROAKER, M., POLLINGTON, N., & BARRA, F. (2005) A New Look at the Geology of the Zambian Copperbelt.  J.W. Hedenquist, J.F.H. Thompson, R.J. Goldfarb & J.P. Richards (Eds) Economic Geology 100th Anniversary Volume, p.  965-1000.

 

BARRA, F., RUIZ, J., VALENCIA, V.A., OCHOA-LANDIN, L., CHESLEY, J.T., & ZURCHER, L. (2005) Laramide porphyry Cu-Mo mineralization in northern Mexico: Age constraints from Re-Os geochronology in molybdenite. Economic Geology, vol. 100, p. 1605-1615. https://doi.org/10.2113/gsecongeo.100.8.1605

 

VALENCIA, V.A., RUIZ, J., BARRA, F., GEHRELS, G., DUCEA, M., TITLEY, S.R., & OCHOA-LANDIN, L. (2005) U-Pb single zircon and Re-Os molybdenite geochronology from La Caridad porphyry copper deposit: Insights for the duration of magmatism and mineralization in the Nacozari District, Sonora, Mexico. Mineralium Deposita, vol. 40, p. 175-191. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00126-005-0480-1

 

BARRA, F., RUIZ, J., MATHUR, R. & TITLEY, S. (2003) A Re-Os study of sulfide minerals from the Bagdad porphyry Cu-Mo deposit, northern Arizona, USA. Mineralium Deposita, vol. 38, p. 585-596. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00126-002-0341-0

 

HOFER, C., KRAUS, S., MILLER, H., ALFARO, G. & BARRA, F. (2001): Chromite-bearing serpentinite bodies within an arc-backarc metamorphic complex near La Cabana, south Chilean Coastal Cordillera. Journal of South American Earth Sciences, vol. 14, p.113-126. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0895-9811(01)00011-6

 

BARRA, F., RABBIA, O., ALFARO, G., MILLER, H., HOFER, C. & KRAUS, S. (1998): Las serpentinitas y cromititas de La Cabaña, Provincia de Cautín, IX Región, Chile. Revista Geológica de Chile, vol. 25, nº 1 p. 29-44. http://dx.doi.org/10.4067/S0716-02081998000100003

Book Chapters

SIMON, A.C., KNIPPING, J.L., REICH, M., BARRA, F., DEDITIUS, A.P., BILENKER, L.D. & CHILDRESS, T. (2018) Kiruna-Type Iron Oxide-Apatite (IOA) and Iron Oxide Copper-Gold (IOCG) Deposits Form by a Combination of Igneous and Magmatic-Hydrothermal Processes: Evidence from the Chilean Iron Belt. A.M. Arribas R., and J.L. Mauk (Eds) Society of Economic Geologists Special Publication No 21, p. 89-114.

 

SELLEY, D., BROUGHTON, D., SCOTT, R., HITZMAN, M., BULL, S., LARGE, R., McGOLDRICK, P., CROAKER, M., POLLINGTON, N., & BARRA, F. (2005) A New Look at the Geology of the Zambian Copperbelt.  J.W. Hedenquist, J.F.H. Thompson, R.J. Goldfarb, and J.P. Richards (Eds) Economic Geology 100th Anniversary Volume, p.  965-1000.

 

MATHUR, R., TITLEY, S., BARRA, F., BRANTLEY, S., WILSON, M., PHILLIPS, A., MUNIZAGA, F., MAKSAEV, V., VERVOORT, J. & HART, G. (2009) Copper Isotope Franctionation Used to Identify Supergene Processes. S. Titley (Ed) Society of Economic Geologists Special Publication No 14, p. 45-50.

Books

BARRA, F., OTERO, S. & REICH, M. (2021) La Riqueza Mineral de Chile. Coffee-table book of mineral photos from Chile. Expanded 2nd Edition. ISBN: 978-956-404-608-1. http://www.trazadoresdemetales.cl/wp-content/uploads/2021/08/RiquezaMineral_2021_web.pdf

BARRA, F., OTERO, S. & REICH, M. (2017) La Riqueza Mineral de Chile. Coffee-table book of mineral photos from Chile. ISBN: 978-956-368-292-2. https://issuu.com/nmtm_/docs/riquezamineral_web

BARRA, F., REICH, M., CAMPOS, E., & TORNOS, F. (Eds.) Let´s Talk Ore Deposits vols. 1 & 2. Proceedings of the 11th Biennal Meeting SGA2011.