Journal Articles


Sanborn M. E., Wimpenny J., Williams C. D., Yamakawa A., Amelin Y., Irving A. J., and Yin Q.-Z. (2019) Carbonaceous achondrites Northwest Africa 6704/6693: New milestones for early Solar System chronology and geneaology. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 245, 577-596 [DOI: 10.1016/j.gca.2018.10.004]

Wimpenny J., Sanborn M. E., Koefoed P., Cooke I., Stirling C., Amein Y., and Yin Q.-Z. (2019) Reassessing the origin and chronology of the unique achondrite Asuka 881394: Implications for distribution of 26Al in the early Solar System  Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 244, 478-501 [DOI: 10.1016/j.gca.2018.10.006]

Hibiya Y., Archer G. J., Tanaka R., Sanborn M. E., Sato Y., Iizuka T., Ozawa K. Walker R. J., Yamaguchi A., Yin Q.-Z., Nakamura T., and Irving A. J. (2019) The origin of the unique achondrite Northwest Africa 6704: Constraints from petrology, chemistry, and Re-Os, O and Ti isotope systematics. Geochimica et Cosmochimca Acta, 245, 597-627 [DOI: 10.1016/j.gca.2018.04.031]

P. Jenniskens, J. Utas, Q.-Z. Yin, R. D. Matson, M. Fries, J. A. Howell, D. Free, Jim Albers, H. Devillepoix, P. Bland, A. Miller, R. Verish, D. K. Prabhu, M. E. Zolensky, K. Ziegler, M. E. Sanborn, K. L. Verosub, D. J. Rowland, D. R. Ostrowski, K. Bryson, J. Dotson, M. Laubenstein, Q. Zhou, Q.-L. Li, X.-H. Li, Y. Liu, G.-Q. Tang, K. Welten, M. M. M. Meier, A. A. Plant, C. Maden, H. Busemann, and M. Granvik (The Creston Meteorite Consortium) (2019) The Creston, California meteorite fall and the origin of L chondrites. Meteoritics and Planetary Science [DOI: 10.1111/maps.13235]

Langbroek M., Jenniskens P., Kriegsman L. M., Nieuwenhuis H., De Kort N., Kuiper J., Van Westrenen W., Zolensky M. E., Ziegler K., Yin Q.-Z., Sanborn M. E., Wimpenny J., Yamakwa A., De Vet S. J., Meier M. M. M., Welten K. C., Nishiizumi K., Caffee M. W., Burton A. S., Dworkin J. P., Glavin D. P., Wu Q., Zare R. N., Ruf A., Harir M., Schmitt-Kopplin P., and The Diepenveen Meteorite Consortium (2019) The CM carbonaceous chondrite regolith Diepenveen. Meteoritics and Planetary Science [DOI: 10.1111/maps.13297]

O, Ünsalan, P. Jenniskens, Q.-Z. Yin, E. Kaygisiz, J. Albers, D. L. Clark, M. Granvik, I. Demirkol, I. Y. Erdogan, A. S. Bengu, M. E. Özel, Z. Terzioglu, N. Gi, P. Brown, E. Yalcinkaya, T. Temel, D. K. Prabhu, D. K. Robertson, M. Boslough, D. R. Ostrowski, J. Kimberley, S. Er, D. J. Rowland, K. L. Bryson, C. Altunayar-Ünsalan, B. Ranguelov, A. Karamanov, D. Tachev, Ö. Kocahan, M. I. Oshtrakh, A. A. Maksimova, M. S. Karabanalov, K. L. Verosub, E. Levin, I. Uysal, V. Hoffmann, T. Hiroi, V. Reddy, G. Ö. Ildiz, O. Bolukbasi, M. E. Zolensky, R. Hochleitner, M. Kaliwoda, S. Öngen, R. Fausto, B. A. Nogueira, A. V. Chukin, D. Karashanova, V. A. Semionkin, M. Yeşiltaş,  T. Glotch, A. Yilmaz, J. M. Friedrich, M. E. Sanborn, M. Huyskens, K. Ziegler, C. D. Williams, M. Schoenbaechler, K. Bauer, M. M. M. Meier, C. Maden, H. Busemann, K. Welten, M. Caffee, M. Laubenstein, Q. Zhou, Q.-L. Li, X.-H. Li, Y. Liu, G.-Q. Tang, D. Sears, H. L. McLain, J. P. Dworkin, J. E. Elsila, D. P. Glavin, P. Schmitt-Kopplin, A. Ruf, L. Le Corre and N. Schmedemann (The Sariçiçek Meteorite Consortium) (2019) Howardite fall in Turkey: Source crater of HED meteorites on Vesta and impact risk of Vestoids. Meteoritics and Planetary Science [DOI: 10.1111/maps.13235]


Li S., Yin Q.-Z., Bao H., Sanborn M. E., Irving A. J. Ziegler K., Agee C., Marti K.,  Miao B., Li X., Li Y., and Wang S. (2018) Evidence for a multilayered internal structure of the chondritic acapulcoite-lodranite parent asteroid. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Act, 242, 82-101 [DOI: 10.1016/j.gca.2018.09.004]

Griffis N., Montañez I. P., Fedorchuk N., Isbell J., Mundil R., Vesely F., Weinshultz L., Iannuzzi R., Yin Q.-Z., Gulbranson E., Taboada A. Pagnini A., Sanborn M. E., Huyskens M., Wimpenny J., and Linol B. (2018) Isotopes to ice: Constraining provenance of glacial deposits and ice centers in west-central Gondwana. Accepted to Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology [DOI:10.1016/j.palaeo.2018.04.020]

Hibiya Y., Archer G. J., Tanaka R., Sanborn M. E., Sato Y., Iizuka T., Ozawa K., Walker R. J., Yamaguchi A., Irving A. J., Yin Q.-Z., and Nakamura T. (2018) The origin of the NWA 6704 ungrouped achondrites: Constraints from petrology, chemistry, Re-Os, O and Ti isotope systematics. Accepted to Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta. [doi:10.1016/j.gca.04.031]


Herd C. D. K., Walton E. L., Agee C. B., …Sanborn M. E., … et al. (2017) The Northwest Africa 8159 martian meteorite: Expanding the martian sample suite to the early Amazonian. Geochimica et Cosmochimcia Acta, 218, 1-26, doi: 10.1016/j.gca.2017.08.037

Goodrich C. A., Kita N., Yin Q.-Z-., Sanborn M. E., Williams C. D., Nakashima D., and Lane M. (2017) Petrogenesis and provenance of ungrouped achondrite Northwest Africa 7325 from petrology, trace elements, oxygen, chromium, and titanium isotopes, and mid-IR spectroscopy. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 203, 381-403.

Benedix G. K., Bland P. A., Friedrich J. M., Mittlefehldt D. W., Sanborn M. E., Yin Q.-Z., Greenwood R. C., Franchi I. A., Bevan A. W. R., Towner M. C., Perrotta G.C., and Mertzman S. A. (2017) Bunburra Rockhole: Exploring the geology of a new differentiated asteroid. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 208, 145-159.

Chien C.-T., Ho T.-Y., Sanborn M. E., Yin Q.-Z., and Paytan A. (2017) Lead concentrations and isotopic compositions in the Western Philippine Sea. Marine Chemistry, 189, 10-16. doi: 10.1016/j.marchem.2016.12.007


Schmitz B., Yin Q.-Z., Sanborn M. E., Tassinari M., Caplan C., and Huss G. (2016) A new type of solar-system material recovered from Ordovician marine limestone. Nature Communications, 7, 11851. doi: 10.1038/ncomms11851.

Balta J. B., Sanborn M. E., Mayne R. G. Wadhwa M., McSween H. Y. Jr., and Crossley S. D. (2016) Northwest Africa 5790: A previously unsampled portion from the upper part of the nakhlite pile. Meteoritics and Planetary Science. doi: 10.1111/maps.12744

Koefoed P., Amelin Y., Yin Q.-Z-., Wimpenny J. B., Sanborn M. E., Iizuka T., and Irving A. J. (2016) U-Pb and Al-Mg systematics of the ungrouped achondrite Northwest Africa 7325. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 183, 31-45.

Ransom K. M., Grote M. N., Deinhart A., Eppich G., Kendall C., Sanborn M. E., Souders A. K., Wimpenny J., Yin Q.-Z., Young M., and Harter T. (2016) Bayseian nitrate source apportionment to individual groundwater wells in the Central Valley by use of elemental and isotopic tracers. Water Resources Research, 52, 5577-5597.

Harlan S., Jenniskens P., Zolensky M. E., Yin Q.-Z., Verosub K. L., Rowland D. J., Sanborn M., Huyskens M., Creager E. R., and Jull A. J. T. (2016) Meteorites found on Misfits Flat dry lake, Nevada. Meteoritics and Planetary Science, 51, 757-772.


 Sanborn M. E., Carlson R. W., and Wadhwa M. (2015) 147,146Sm-143,142Nd, 176Lu-176Hf, 87Rb-87Sr systematics in the angrites: Implications chronology and processes on the angrite parent body. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 171, 80-99.


Balta J. B., Sanborn M. E., Udry A., Wadhwa M., and McSween Jr. H. Y. (2014) Petrology and trace-element geochemistry of Tissint, the newest shergottite fall. Meteoritics and Planetary Science, 50, 63-85.

Jenniskens P., Rubin A. E., Yin Q.-Z., … Sanborn M. E., … et al. (2014) Fall, recovery and characterization of the Novato L6 chondrite breccia. Meteoritics and Planetary Science, 49, 1388-1425


Popova O. P., Jenniskens P., Emel’yanenko V., … Sanborn M. E., … et al. (2013) Chelyabinsk airburst, damage assessment, meteorite recovery, and characterization. Science, 342, 1069-1073.

Balta J. B, Sanborn M. E., McSween Jr. H. Y., and Wadhwa M. (2013) Magmatic history and parental melt composition of olivine-phyric shergottite LAR 06319: Importance of magmatic degassing and olivine antecrysts in martian magmatism. Meteoritics and Planetary Science. 48, 1359-1382.


Sanborn M. E. (2012) The petrogenesis of angrites and martian meteorites inferred from isotope and trace element systematics. Ph.D. Dissertation, Arizona State University.


Usui T., Sanborn M. E., Wadhwa M., and McSween Jr. H. Y. (2010) Petrology and trace element geochemistry of RBT 04261 and RBT 04262 meteorites, the first examples of geochemically enriched lherzolitic shergottites. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 74, 7283-7306.


Sanborn M. E., Connolly B. K., Gurunathan K., and Levitus M. (2007) Fluorescence properties and photophysics of the sulfoindocyanine Cy3 linked covalently to DNA. Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 111, 11064-11074.


Sanborn M. E. (2012) The petrogenesis of angrites and martian meteorites inferred from isotope and trace element systematics. Ph.D. Dissertation, Arizona State University.