Dr. Carl B. Agee

Director, Institute of Meteoritics

Meteorite Curator

Professor, Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences

MSC03 2050

1 University of New Mexico

Albuquerque, NM 87131-0001


Phone: 505-750-7172

Email: agee@unm.edu

Ph.D. Columbia University, 1988

Research interests: Meteoritics. Origin and evolution of planetary interiors.


Recent Publications

Vaci, Z., Day, J., Paquet, M., Ziegler, K., Yin,Q.-Z., Dey, S., Miller, A., Agee, C. B., Bartoschewitz, R., Pack, A. (2021) Olivine-rich achondrites from Vesta and the missing mantle problem. Nature communications, 12, 5443, https://doi.org/10.1038/s41467-021-25808-9.

Liu, Y., Fischer,W., Ma, C., Beckett, J. Tschauner, O. Guan, Y.,  Lingappa, U., Webb, S. Prakapenka, V., Lanza, N., Agee, C. B. (2021) Manganese oxides in Martian meteorites Northwest Africa (NWA) 7034 and 7533. Icarus, 364, 114471, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.icarus.2021.114471.

Agee, C. B., Ross, A. J., Ziegler, K., & Spilde, M. N. (2021, March). Ghadduwah 001: Uniquely Unbrecciated Ferroan Anorthosite Lunar Meteorite. In Lunar and Planetary Science Conference (No. 2548, p. 2314). https://www.hou.usra.edu/meetings/lpsc2021/pdf/2314.pdf

Váci, Z., Agee, C. B., Herd, C. D., Walton, E., Tschauner, O., Ziegler, K., ... & Monique‐Thomas, S. (2020). Hydrous olivine alteration on Mars and Earth. Meteoritics & Planetary Science, 55(5), 1011-1030. https://doi.org/10.1111/maps.13479

Váci, Z., Agee, C. B., Humayun, M., Ziegler, K., Asmerom, Y., Polyak, V., ... & Yin, Q. Z. (2020). Unique achondrite Northwest Africa 11042: Exploring the melting and breakup of the L chondrite parent body. Meteoritics & Planetary Science, 55(3), 622-648. https://doi.org/10.1111/maps.13456

Srinivasan, P., Dunlap, D. R., Agee, C. B., Wadhwa, M., Coleff, D., Ziegler, K., ... & McCubbin, F. M. (2018). Silica-rich volcanism in the early solar system dated at 4.565 Ga. Nature communications, 9(1), 1-8. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41467-018-05501-0

Herd, C. D., Walton, E. L., Agee, C. B., Muttik, N., Ziegler, K., Shearer, C. K., ... & Caffee, M. W. (2017). The Northwest Africa 8159 martian meteorite: Expanding the martian sample suite to the early Amazonian. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 218, 1-26. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gca.2017.08.037

Nyquist, L. E., Shih, C. Y., McCubbin, F. M., Santos, A. R., Shearer, C. K., Peng, Z. X., ... & Agee, C. B. (2016). Rb‐Sr and Sm‐Nd isotopic and REE studies of igneous components in the bulk matrix domain of Martian breccia Northwest Africa 7034. Meteoritics & Planetary Science, 51(3), 483-498. https://doi.org/10.1111/maps.12606

Santos, A. R., Agee, C. B., McCubbin, F. M., Shearer, C. K., Burger, P. V., Tartese, R., & Anand, M. (2015). Petrology of igneous clasts in Northwest Africa 7034: Implications for the petrologic diversity of the Martian crust. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 157, 56-85. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gca.2015.02.023

Vander Kaaden, K. E., Agee, C. B., & McCubbin, F. M. (2015). Density and compressibility of the molten lunar picritic glasses: Implications for the roles of Ti and Fe in the structures of silicate melts. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 149, 1-20. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gca.2014.10.029

Muttik, N., McCubbin, F. M., Keller, L. P., Santos, A. R., McCutcheon, W. A., Provencio, P. P., ... & Agee, C. B. (2014). Inventory of H2O in the ancient Martian regolith from Northwest Africa 7034: The important role of Fe oxides. Geophysical Research Letters, 41(23), 8235-8244. https://doi.org/10.1002/2014GL062533

Cartwright, J. A., Ott, U., Herrmann, S., & Agee, C. B. (2014). Modern atmospheric signatures in 4.4 Ga Martian meteorite NWA 7034. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 400, 77-87. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.epsl.2014.05.008

Gattacceca, J., Rochette, P., Scorzelli, R. B., Munayco, P., Agee, C., Quesnel, Y., ... & Geissman, J. (2014). Martian meteorites and Martian magnetic anomalies: A new perspective from NWA 7034. Geophysical Research Letters, 41(14), 4859-4864. https://doi.org/10.1002/2014GL060464

Thomas, C. W., Liu, Q., Agee, C. B., Asimow, P. D., & Lange, R. A. (2012). Multi‐technique equation of state for Fe2SiO4melt and the density of Fe‐bearing silicate melts from 0 to 161 GPa. Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, 117(B10). https://doi.org/10.1029/2012JB009403