Dr. Shelton’s recent and ongoing research addresses basic scientific questions regarding transport and deposition of metals in a wide variety of hydrothermal systems.
GEOL 1400 Gems and Gemstones
GEOL 3250 Mineralogy with Laboratory
GEOL 4700/7700 Economic Geology
GEOL 8550 Stable Isotope Geochemistry
Mohammadi, S.*, Gregg, J.M., Shelton, K.L., Appold, M.S., Puckette, J.O., 2016, Influence of late diagenetic fluids on Mississippian carbonate rocks on the Cherokee – Ozark Platform, NE Oklahoma, NW Arkansas, SW Missouri, and SE Kansas: American Association of Petroleum Geologists Memoir (in press).
Shelton, K.L., Smith A.*, Hill, L.*, and Falck, H., 2016, Ore Petrography, fluid inclusion and stable isotope studies of gold and base-metal sulphide mineralization in a northern portion of the Yellowknife greenstone belt: Northwest Territories Geological Survey Open File Report (in press).
Cavender, B.D.*, Shelton, K.L., Schiffbauer, J.D., 2016, An atypical orebody in the Brushy Creek mine, Viburnum Trend MVT district, Missouri, USA: Early Cu-(Ni-Co)-Zn-rich ores at the Lamotte Sandstone/Bonneterre Dolomite contact: Economic Geology, v. 111, p. 259-269.
Selly, T.L.*, J.W. Huntley, K.L. Shelton, J.D. Schiffbauer. 2016. Ichnofossil record of selective predation by Cambrian trilobites. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 444:28-38.
Gregg, J.M., Gentry, N.E.*, and Shelton, K.L., 2015, Petrology and geochemistry of MVT deposits in the Southwest Davis Zinc Field, Arbuckle Mountains, Oklahoma, U.S.A.: Journal of the Oklahoma City Geological Society, v. 66, p. 28-41.
Hendry, J.P., Gregg, J.M., Shelton, K.L., Somerville, I.D., and Crowley, S.F., 2015, Origin, characteristics and distribution of fault- and fracture-related dolomitisation: Insights from Lower Carboniferous carbonates, Isle of Man, UK: Sedimentology, v. 62, p. 717-752.