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Richard Goldfarb

Adjunct Professor
Centre for Exploration Targeting (CET)

Contact details

Address

United States Geological Survey
Denver Federal Center
Denver
CO 80225-0046
USA

Email
goldfarb@usgs.gov

BSc Bucknell Univ (1975), MSc Univ. of Nevada (1981), PhD Univ. of Colorado (1988)

Affiliations:

Fellow, Society of Economic Geologists

Honorary Lifetime Member, Society for Geology Applied to Mineral Deposits

Vice-President, International Association for Gondwana Research

 

Accomplishments:

  • 210 senior-authored and co-authored refereed publications; 175 published abstracts.
  • >150 invited or keynote talks and workshops in 29 countries.
  • Co-supervisor or invited referee for 15 MSc and and 19 PhD dissertations.
  • Program coordinator for USGS’ geochemical exploration/mineral resource assessment projects in Alaska with annual budgets of as much as $1 million US (1989-1995).
  • Coordinator of USGS activities on geoenvironmental studies in Alaska (1994-1997).
  • Chief Editor: Economic Geology Monograph 9 (Mineral Deposits of Alaska, 1997); SEG Special Pub. 9 (Integrated Methods for Discovery: Global Exploration, 2002); SEG Compilation 2 (Uranium 1905-2007; 2008), SEG Special Pub 15 (The Challenge of Finding New Mineral Resources, 2010), Special issue of Economic Geology on Earth History and Ore Deposits (2010)
  • Co-editor: Special issues of Mineralium Deposita on Gold in Brazil (2001) and Gold in China (2002); IAGOD volume on Metallogeny and Tectonics of Xinjiang (2003); 100th Anniversary Volume of Economic Geology (2005); Gold Metallogeny in India (2010)

 

Research/Contributions:

  • Global metallogeny, with emphasis on temporal/spatial distribution of mineral deposits.
  • Geology of ore deposits in the North American Cordillera, with emphasis on orogenic gold and collisional tectonics.
  • Distribution and geology of lode gold deposits in China and central Asia
  • Fluid inclusion and stable isotope applications to the understanding of ore genesis

 

Recognition:

  • Editor-in-Chief, Mineralium Deposita (1996-2002).
  • Executive Council, for Society of Geology Applied to Mineral Deposits (1997-2002)
  • Councilor for Society of Economic Geologists (2001-2003)
  • USA Contact for International Liason Group on Gold Mineralization (1993-2001).
  • Science advisor, Foundation for Glacial and Environmental Res., U. Idaho (1993-1998)
  • Adjunct Professor, Geology, University of Colorado (1993-2000, 2012).
  • Editorial Board, Geochemistry--Exploration, Environment, Analysis (2000-present)
  • Honorary Research Fellow, Dept. of Geology & Geophysics, UWA (1999-2003)
  • Editorial Board, Economic Geology (2003-present)
  • Chair, Penrose Committee, Society of Economic Geologists (2002)
  • Editorial Board, Gondwana Research (2005-present)
  • Alumni Advisory Board, Dept. of Geological Sciences, University of Colorado (2007-present)
  • President, Society of Economic Geologists (2007)
  • Adjoint Professor, Colorado State University (2007-present)
  • Chair, Nominating Committee, Society of Economic Geologists (2008)
  • Chair, Program Committee, Society of Economic Geologists (2008)
  • Workshop Coordinator, Society of Economic Geologists (2008-present)
  • Vice-President, International Association of Gondwana Research (2009-2014)
  • USGS sustained special achievement award (1980, 1985, 1988, 1996)
  • Silver Medal for Scientific Achievement, Society of Economic Geologists (2001)
  • Geological Society of Australia’s distinguished lecturer in economic geology (1999)
  • Thayer Lindsley distinguished lecturer, Society of Economic Geologists (2002-2003)
  • Vice Chairman, 9th National Conference on Mineral Resources of China (2008)
  • Honorary International Lecturer, Society of Economic Geologists (2008-present)
  • Advisory Board, China Mining (2008-Present)
  • USGS Meritorious Service Award (2008)
  • USGS Star Award (2009)
  • Adjunct Professor, School of Earth and Geographical Sciences, University of Western Australia (2008-present)
  • Honorary Guest Professor, China University of Geosciences—Beijing (2008-present)
  • International Exchange Lecturer, Society of Economic Geologists (2010)
  • Visiting Professor, Dept. of Geological Sciences, Colorado School of Mines (2012-present)
  • Chair, Publications Board, Society of Economic Geologists (2012-2014)
  • Ralph Marsden Medal for Significant Volunteer Contributions, Society of Economic Geologists (2012)
  • Editorial Board, Bulletin of the Geological Society of China (2014-2016)
  • Ralph J. Roberts  Distinguished Lecturer in Economic Geology, Mackay School of Mines, Reno (2012)
  • Colorado Scientific Society Best Paper Award (2013)

Publications

Selected Publications

Goldfarb, R.J., Anderson, E., and Hart, C.J.R., 2013, Tectonic setting of the Pebble and other copper-gold-molybdenum porphyry deposits within the evolving middle Cretaceous continental margin of northwestern North America: Economic Geology, v. 108, p, 405-419.
 
Goldfarb, R.J., Taylor, R.D., Collins, G.S., Goryachev, N.A., and Orlandini, O.F., 2014, Phanerozoic continental growth and gold metallogeny of Asia: Gondwana Research, v. 25. p. 48-102.
 
Graham, G.E., Goldfarb, R.J., Miller, M.L., Gibler, K., and Roberts, M., 2013, Tectonic evolution and Cretaceous gold metallogenesis of southwestern Alaska, in Colpron, M., Bissig, T., Rusk, B.G., and Thompson, J.F.H., eds., Tectonics, Metallogeny, and Discovery: The North American Cordillera and Similar Accretionary Settings:  Society of Economic Geologists Special Publication 17, p. 169-200.
 
Goldfarb, R.J., and Santosh, M. 2014, The dilemma of the Jiaodong gold deposits: Are they unique?: Geoscience Frontiers, in press.

Goldfarb, R.J
., Leach, D.L., Miller, M.L., and Pickthorn, W.J., 1986, Geology, metamorphic setting, and genetic constraints of epigenetic lode-gold mineralization within the Cretaceous Valdez Group, south-central Alaska, in Keppie, J.D., Boyle, R.W., and Haynes, S.J., (eds.), “Turbidite Hosted Gold Deposits”: Geological Association of Canada Special Paper 32, p. 87-105.

Goldfarb, R.J., Nelson, S.W., Berg, H.C., and Light, T.D., 1987, Distribution of Mineral Deposits in the Pacific Border Ranges and Coast Mountains of the Alaskan Cordillera, in Elliot, I. L., and Smee, B. W, eds, Geoexo/86-- Exploration in the North American Cordillera: Association of Exploration Geochemists and Cordilleran Section of the Geological Association of Canada, p. 19-41.

Goldfarb, R.J., Leach, D.L., Pickthorn, W.J., and Paterson, C.J., 1988, Origin of lode gold deposits of the Juneau gold belt, southeastern Alaska: Geology, v. 16, p. 440-443.

Goldfarb, R.J., Leach, D.L., Rose, S.C., and Landis, G.P., 1989, Fluid inclusion geochemistry of gold-bearing quartz veins of the Juneau Gold Belt, southeastern Alaska—Implications for ore genesis: Economic Geology, Monograph Volume 6, p. 363-375.

Goldfarb, R.J., Gray, J.E., Pickthorn, W.J., Gent, C.A., and Cieutat, B.A., 1990, Stable isotope systematics of epithermal mercury-antimony mineralization, southwestern Alaska, in Goldfarb, R.J., Nash, J.T., and Stoesser, J.W., eds., Geochemical Studies in Alaska by the U.S. Geological Survey, 1989: U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin 1950, p. E1-E9. 

Goldfarb, R.J., Newberry, R.J., Pickthorn, W.J., and Gent, C.A., 1991, Oxygen, hydrogen, and sulfur isotope studies in the Juneau Gold Belt, southeast Alaska—Constraints on the origin of hydrothermal fluids:  Economic Geology, v. 86, no. 1, p. 66-80.

Goldfarb, R.J., Snee, L.W., Miller, L.D., and Newberry, R.J., 1991, Rapid dewatering of the crust deduced from ages of mesothermal gold deposits: Nature, v. 354, p. 296-299.

Cieutat, B.A., Goldfarb, R.J., Bradley, D., and Roushey, B.H., 1992, Placer gold of the Kenai Lowland, in Bradley, D., and Dusel-Bacon, C., eds., Geological Studies in Alaska by the U.S. Geological Survey, 1991: U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin, p. 23-29.

Goldfarb, R.J., Snee, L.W., and Pickthorn, W.J., 1993, Orogenesis, high-T thermal events, and gold vein formation within metamorphic rocks of the Alaskan Cordillera: Mineralogical Magazine, v. 57, p. 375-394.

Miller, L.D., Goldfarb, R.J., Gehrels, G.E., and Snee, L.W., 1994, Genetic links among fluid cycling, vein formation, regional deformation, and plutonism in the Juneau gold belt, southeastern Alaska:  Geology, v. 22, p. 203-207.

Miller, L.D., Goldfarb, R.J., Snee, L.W., Gent, C.A., and Kirkham, R.A., 1995, Structural geology, age, and mechanisms of gold vein formation at the Kensington and Jualin deposits, Berners Bay district, southeast Alaska: Economic Geology, v. 90, p. 343-368.

Goldfarb, R.J., Gent, C.A., Gray, J.D., and Nelson, S.W., 1994, Isotopic constraints on the genesis of base-metal-bearing mineral occurrences near Columbia Glacier, northern Prince William Sound, Alaska, in Till, A.B., and Moore, T., eds., Geological Studies in Alaska by the U.S. Geological Survey, 1993: U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin 2107, p. 73-82.

Goldfarb, R.J., Nelson, S.W., Taylor, C.D., D’Angelo, W.M., and Meier, A.L., 1996, Acid mine drainage associated with volcanogenic massive sulfide deposits, Prince William Sound, Alaska, in Moore, T.E., and Dumoulin, J.A., eds., Geological Studies in Alaska by the U.S. Geological Survey, 1994: U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin 2152, p. 47-57.

 Haeussler, P., Bradley, D., Goldfarb, R., Snee, L., and Taylor, C. 1995, Link between ridge subduction and gold mineralization in southern Alaska: Geology, v. 23, p. 995-998.

Goldfarb, R.J., Christie, T., Skinner, D., Haeussler, P., and Bradley, D., 1995, Gold deposits of Westland, New Zealand and southern Alaska—Products of the same tectonic processes?, in Mauk, J.,  ed., Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy, PACRIM ‘95: Symposium Volume, p. 239-244.

Goldfarb, R.J., Taylor, C.D., Meier, A.L., d’Angelo, W.M., and O’Leary, R.M., 1997, Hydrogeochemistry of mine drainage waters associated with low sulfide gold quartz veins in Alaska in  Dumoulin, J.A., and Gray, J.E., eds., Geological Studies in Alaska by the U.S. Geological Survey 1995: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 1574, p. 3-17.

Goldfarb, R.J., 1997, Metallogenic evolution of Alaska, in Goldfarb, R.J., and Miller, L.D., Mineral Deposits of Alaska: Economic Geology Monograph v. 9, p. 4-34.

Goldfarb, R.J., Miller, L.D., Leach, D.L. and Snee, L.W., 1997, Gold deposits in metamorphic rocks in Alaska, in Goldfarb, R.J., and Miller, L.D., Mineral Deposits of Alaska: Economic Geology Monograph v. 9, p. 151-190.

Groves, D.I., Goldfarb, R.J., Gebre-Mariam, M., Hagemann, S.G., and Robert, F., 1998, Orogenic gold deposits—A proposed classification in the context of their crustal distribution and relationship to other gold deposit types, Ore Geology Reviews, v. 13, p. 7-27.

Goldfarb, R.J., Phillips, G.N., and Nokleberg, W.J., 1998, Tectonic setting of synorogenic gold deposits of the Pacific Rim: Ore Geology Reviews, v. 13, p. 185-218.

Miller, L.D., Goldfarb, R.J., Nie, F.J., Hart, C., Yang, Y., and Liu, Y., 1998, North China gold—A product of multiple orogens: SEG Newsletter, v. 33, p. 1, 6-12.

Goldfarb, R.J., Farmer, G.L., Cieutat, B.A., and Meier, A.L., 1999, Major element, trace element, and strontium isotope systematics of natural waters in the Fairbanks mining district—Constraints from local geology, in  Kelley, K.D., ed., Geological Studies in Alaska by the U.S. Geological Survey 1997: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 1614, p. 139-150.

Goldfarb, R.J., Hart, C.J.R., and Mortensen, J.K., 1999, Metallogeny of the northeastern Pacific rim—An example of the distribution of ore deposits along a growing continental margin, in Dow, J., ed., Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy, PACRIM ’99 Symposium Volume, p. 273-286.

Kerrich, R., Goldfarb, R., Groves, D., Garwin, S., and Jia, Y., 2000, The characteristics, origins, and geodynamic settings of supergiant gold metallogenic provinces: Science in China (Scientia Sinica), v. 43 Supp., p. 1-68.

Groves, D.I., Goldfarb, R.J., Knox-Robinson, C.M., Ojala, J., Gardoll, S., Yun, G., and Holyland, P., 2000, Late-kinematic timing of orogenic gold deposits and its significance for computer-based exploration techniques with emphasis on the Yilgarn block, Western Australia.  Ore Geology Reviews, v. 17, p. 1-38.

Goldfarb, R.J., Hart, C.J.R., Miller, M.L., Miller, L.D., Farmer, G.L., and Groves, D.I., 2000, The Tintina gold belt—A global perspective: in The Tintina Gold Belt—Concepts, Exploration, and Discoveries, British Columbia and Yukon Chamber of Mines, Special Volume 2, p. 5-34.

Kerrich, R, Goldfarb, R.J., Groves, D., and Garwin, S., 2000, The geodynamics of world-class gold deposits: Characteristics, space-time distribution, and origins: Reviews in Economic Geology, v. 13, p. 501-551.

Goldfarb, R.J., Groves, D.I., and Gardoll, S., 2001, Orogenic gold and geologic time: A global synthesis: Ore Geology Reviews, v. 18, p. 1-75.

Goldfarb, R.J., Groves, D.I., and Gardoll, S., 2001, Rotund vs. skinny orogens: well-nourished or anorexic gold?: Geology, v. 29, p. 539-542.

Mao, J., Qiu, Y., Goldfarb, R., Zhang, Z,. Garwin, S., and Ren, F., 2002, Geology and distribution of gold deposits in the western Qinling belt, central China: Mineralium Deposita, v. 37, p. 352-377.

Zhou, T., Goldfarb, R.J., and Phillips, G.N., 2002, Tectonics and distribution of gold deposits in China—An overview: Mineralium Deposita, v. 37, p. 249-282.

Rui, Z., Goldfarb, R., Qiu, Y., Zhou, T., Chen, Y., Pirajno, F., and Yun, G., 2002, Paleozoic-early Mesozoic gold deposits of the Xinjiang Autonomous Region, northwestern China: Mineralium Deposita, v. 37, p. 393-418.

Mao, J., , Goldfarb, R.J., Zhang, Z., Xu, W., Qiu, Y., and Deng, J., 2002, Gold deposits in the Xiaoqinling-Xiong’ershan region, Qinling Mountains, central China: Mineralium Deposita, v. 37, p. 306-325.

Hart, CJR, Goldfarb, R.J., Qiu, Y., Snee, L.W., Miller, L.D., and Miller, M.L., 2002, Gold deposits of the northern margin of the North China craton: Multiple late Paleozoic-Mesozoic mineralizing events: Mineralium Deposita, v. 37 p. 326-351.

Hart, C.J.R., McCoy, D., Goldfarb, R.J., Smith, M., Roberts, P., Hulstein, R., Bakke, A.A., and Bundtzen, T.K., 2002, Geology, exploration and discovery in the Tintina gold province, Alaska and Yukon: in Goldfarb, R.J. and Nielsen, R. (editors) Integrated methods for mineral discoveries. Global exploration in 2002, SEG Special Publication 9, p. 241-274.

Jia, Y., Kerrich, R., and Goldfarb, R., 2003, Origin of the ore-forming fluid for orogenic gold quartz vein systems in the western North American Cordillera: Constraints from 15N, D, 18O, and Se/S studies: Economic Geology, v. 98, p. 109-124.

Marsh, E., Goldfarb, R., Hart, C., and Johnson, C.J., 2003, Geology and geochemistry of the Clear Creek intrusion-related gold occurrences, Tintina gold belt, Yukon, Canada: Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences, v. 40, p. 681-699.

Groves, D.I., Goldfarb, R.J., Robert, F., and Hart, C., 2003, Gold deposits in metamorphic belts: Current understanding, outstanding problems, future research and exploration significance: Economic Geology, v. 98, p. 1-30.

Mao, J., Li, Y., Goldfarb, R.J.,  He, Y., and Zaw, K., 2003, Fluid inclusion and noble gas studies of the Dongping gold deposit, Hebei province, China: A mantle connection for mineralization?: Economic Geology. v. 98, p. 517-534.

Haeussler, P.J., Bradley, D.C., and Goldfarb, R.J., 2003, Brittle deformation along the Gulf of Alaska margin in response to Paleocene-Eocene triple junction migration: in Sisson, V.B., Roeske, S., and Pavlis, T.L., eds., Geology of a Transpressional Orogen Developed during Ridge-Trench Interaction along the North Pacific Margin, Geological Society of America Special Paper 371, p. 119-140.

Goldfarb, R.J., Mao, J-W., Hart, C., Wang, D., Andersen, E., and Wang, Z., 2003, Tectonic and metallogenic evolution of the Altay Shan, northern Xinjiang autonomous region, northwestern China: in Mao et al. (editors) Tectonic Evolution and Metallogeny of the Chinese Altay and Tianshan, IAGOD Guidebook Series 10, London, p. 17-30.

.Hart G., Wang Y-T., Goldfarb R., Mao J-W., Dong L-H., 2003,  Arxi and associated epithermal gold deposits in the western Tianshan, Xinjiang, P.R. China: in Mao et al. (editors) Tectonic Evolution and Metallogeny of the Chinese Altay and Tianshan, IAGOD Guidebook Series 10, London, p. 209-226.

Finn CA., Anderson E.A., and Goldfarb RJ., 2003, Relation of regional aeromagnetic data to geology and mineral deposits, Altai Shan and Junggar basin, Northwestern China and eastern Kazakhstan: in Mao et al. (editors) Tectonic Evolution and Metallogeny of the Chinese Altay and Tianshan, IAGOD Guidebook Series 10, London, p. 107-116.

Goldfarb, R.J., Ayuso, R., Miller, M.L., Ebert, S., Marsh, E.E., Petsel, S.A., Miller, L.D., Bradley, D., Johnson, C., and McClelland, W., 2004, The Late Cretaceous Donlin Creek gold deposit, southwestern Alaska—geological and geochemical controls on epizonal ore formation: Economic Geology, v. 99, p. 643-672.

Hart, C.J.R., Mair, J.L., Goldfarb, R.J., and Groves, D.I., 2004, Source and redox controls of intrusion-related ore systems, Tombstone-Tungsten belt, Yukon Territory, Canada: In: Fifth Hutton Symposium Volume on the Origin of Granites and Related Rocks, Ishiahara, S., Stephens, W.E., Harley, S.L., Arima, M., and Nakajima, T. (eds.), Geological Society of America Special Paper 389, p. 339-356.

Hart, C.J.R., Goldfarb, R.J., Lewis, L.L., and Mair, J.L., 2004, The northern Cordilleran mid-Cretaceous plutonic province—Ilmenite/magnetite series granitoids and intrusion-related mineralization: Resource Geology, v. 54, p. 253-280.

Mueller, S.H., Goldfarb, R.J., Hart, C.J.R., Mair, J.L., Marsh, E.E., and Rombach, C.R., 2004, The Tintina gold province, Alaska and Yukon—New world-class gold resources and their sustainable development: PACRIM 2004, Proceedings, Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy, p. 189-198.

Groves, D.I., Condie, K.C., Goldfarb, R.J., Hronsky, J.M.A., and Vielreicher, R.M., 2005, Secular changes in global tectonic processes and their influence on the temporal distribution of gold-bearing mineral deposits: Economic Geology, v. 100, p. 202-223.

Mao, J.W., Goldfarb, R.J., Wang, Y.T., Hart, C,J. Wang, Z.L., and Yang, J.M., 2005, Late Paleozoic base and precious metal deposits, East Tianshan, Xinjiang, China: Characteristics and geodynamic setting: Episodes, v. 28, #1, p. 23-36.

Groves, D.I., Vielreicher, R.M., Goldfarb, R.J., and Condie, K.C., 2005, Controls on the heterogeneous distribution of mineral deposits through time: in, McDonald, I., Boyce, A.J., Butler, I.B., Herrington, R.J., and Polya, D.A., eds., Mineral Deposits and Earth Evolution: Geological Society of London Special Publication 248, p. 71-101.

Goldfarb, R.J., Baker, T., Dube, B., Groves, D.I., Hart, C.J.R., and Gosselin, P., 2005, Distribution, character and genesis of gold deposits in metamorphic terranes: 100th Anniversary Volume of Economic Geology, p. 407-450.

Kerrich, R., Goldfarb, R.J., and Richards, J., 2005, Metallogenic provinces in an evolving geodynamic framework: 100th Anniversary Volume of Economic Geology, p. 1097-1136.

Goldfarb, R., Christie, A., and Bierlein, F., 2005, The orogenic gold deposit model and New Zealand—consistencies and anomalies: 2005 New Zealand Minerals Conference: Realising New Zealand’s Mineral Potential, Proceedings, Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy, p. 105-114.

Mair, J.L., Goldfarb, R.J., Johnson, C.A., Hart, C.J.R., and Marsh, E.E., 2006, Geochemical constraints on the genesis of the Scheelite Dome intrusion-related gold deposit, Tombstone gold belt, Yukon, Canada: Economic Geology, v. 101, p 523-553.

Bierlein, F.P., Groves, D.I., Goldfarb, R.J., and Dube, B., 2006, Lithospheric controls on the formation of provinces hosting giant orogenic gold deposits: Mineralium Deposita, v. 40, p. 874-886.

Groves, D.I., and Goldfarb, R.J., 2007, The role of exhumation in the temporal distribution of ore deposits—A discussion: Economic Geology, v. 102, p. 155-159.

Goldfarb, R.J., Hart, C.J.R., Davis, G., and Groves, D.I., 2007, East Asian gold—Deciphering the anomaly of Phanerozoic gold in Precambrian cratons: Economic Geology, v. 102, p. 341-346.

Hart, C.J.R., Goldfarb, R.J., Ullrich, T.D., and Friedman, R., 2008, Gold, granites, and geochronology—Timing of formation of the Bralorne-Pioneer gold orebodies and the Bendor batholith, southwestern British Columbia: British Columbia Ministry of Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources, Paper 2008-1, p. 47-54.

Kekelia, S.A., Kekkelia, M.A., Kuloshvili, S.I., Sadradze, N.G., Gagnidze, N.E., Yaroshevich, V.Z., Asatiani, G.G., Doebrich, J.L., Goldfarb, R.J., and Marsh, E.E., 2008, Gold deposits of the Greater Caucasus, Georgia Republic—their genesis and prospecting criteria: Ore Geology Reviews, v. 34, p. 369-386.

Verplanck, P.L., Mueller, S.H., Goldfarb, R.J., Nordstrom, D.K., and Youcha, E.K., 2008, Geochemical controls of elevated arsenic concentrations in groundwater, Ester Dome, east-central Alaska: Chemical Geology, v. 255, p. 160-172.

Goldfarb, R.J., Hart, C.J.R., and Marsh, E.E., 2008, Orogenic gold and evolution of the Cordilleran orogen in Spencer, J.E., and Titley, S.R, eds., Circum-Pacific Tectonics, Geologic Evolution, and Ore Deposits: Tucson, Arizona Geological Society, Digest 22, p. 311-323.

Marsh E.E., Goldfarb, R.J., Groves, D.I., Bierlein, F.P., Kunk, M.J., and Creaser, R.A., 2008, New constraints on the timing of gold formation in the Sierra foothills province, central California in Spencer, J.E., and Titley, S.R, eds., Circum-Pacific Tectonics, Geologic Evolution, and Ore Deposits: Tucson, Arizona Geological Society, Digest 22, p. 369-388.

Kerrich, R., Goldfarb, R., Cline, J., and Leach, D., 2008, Metallogenic provinces of North America in a superplume-supercontinent framework in Spencer, J.E., and Titley, S.R, eds., Circum-Pacific Tectonics, Geologic Evolution, and Ore Deposits: Tucson, Arizona Geological Society, Digest 22, p. 55-72.

Arce-Buroga, O., and Goldfarb, R.J., 2009, Metallogeny of Bolivia: Society of Economic Geologists Newsletter, v. 79,  p 1-15.

Goldfarb, R.J., Marsh, E.E., Hart, C.J.R., Mair, J.L., Miller, M.L., amd Johnson, C., 2010, Geology and origin of epigenetic lode gold deposits, Tintina gold province, Alaska and Yukon: in Gough, L.P. and Day, W.C., eds., Recent U.S. Geological Survey studies in the Tintina gold province Alaska, United States., and Yukon, Canada--Results of a 5-year project: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2007-5289, p. A1-A18.

Goldfarb, R.J., Groves, D.I., Taylor, R.D., and Deb, M., 2010, Controls on the global distribution of orogenic gold and their significance relative to India, in Deb, M. and Goldfarb, R.J., editors, Gold Metallogeny: India and Beyond, Alpha Science International, Oxford, UK, p. 48-57.

Goldfarb, R.J., Bradley, D., and Leach, D.L., 2010, Secular variations in economic geology: Economic Geology, v. 105, no. 3, p. 459-466.

Niroomand, S., Goldfarb, R.J., Moore, F., Mohajjel, M., and Marsh, E.E., 2011, The Kharapeh orogenic gold deposit—Geological, structural, and geochemical controls on epizonal ore formation in West Azerbaijan province, northwestern Iran: Mineralium Deposita, v. 46, p. 409-428.