John Ferry

Professor

jferry@jhu.edu
Curriculum Vitae

Biography
Publications

John M. Ferry received his PhD in geological sciences from Harvard in 1975. He has worked in the Johns Hopkins University Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences since 1984, serving as department chair from 1995 to 1998.

(excluding abstracts, reviews, and other non-refereed publications)

Ferry, J.M., 1976, Metamorphism of calcareous sediments in the Waterville-Vassalboro area, south-central Maine: Mineral reactions and graphical analysis. Am. Jour. Sci. 276, p. 841-882.

Ferry, J.M., 1976, P, T, fCO2, and fH2O during metamorphism of calcareous sediments in the Waterville-Vassalboro area, south-central Maine. Contrib. Mineral. Petrol. 57, p. 119-143.

Ferry, J.M., 1976, Fluid interaction between granite and sediment during metamorphism, south-central Maine. Ann. Rept. Carnegie Inst. Washington, Yearbook, 75, p. 764-771.

Ferry, J.M., 1977, A study of isobaric, isothermal metamorphism of argillaceous carbonate rock: Implications for fluid flow. Ann. Rept. Carnegie Inst. Washington, Yearbook 76, p. 607-613.

Ferry, J.M. and Spear F.S., 1977, Experimental calibration of the partitioning of Fe and Mg between biotite and garnet. Ann. Rept. Carnegie Inst. Washington, Yearbook 76, p. 579-581.

Frantz, J.D., Ferry, J.M., Popp, R.K. and Hewitt, D.A., 1977, Redesign of the "Shaw membrane" for controlled hydrogen fugacity during hydrothermal experimentation. Ann. Rept. Carnegie Inst. Washington, Yearbook 76, p. 660-662.

Ferry, J.M. and Spear F.S., 1978, Experimental calibration of the partitioning of Fe and Mg between biotite and garnet. Contrib. Mineral. Petrol. 66, p. 113-117.

Ferry, J.M., 1978, Fluid interaction between granite and sediment during metamorphism, south-central Maine. Am. Jour. Sci. 278, p. 1025-1056.

Ferry, J.M. and Blencoe, J.G., 1978, Subsolidus phase relations in the nepheline-kalsilite system at 0.5, 2.0 and 5.0 kilobars pressure. Am. Mineral. 63, p. 1225-1240.

Ferry, J.M., 1979, Reaction mechanisms, physical conditions, and mass transfer during hydrothermal alteration of mica and felspar in granitic rocks from south-central Maine, U.S.A. Contrib. Mineral. Petrol. 68, p. 125-139.

Ferry, J.M., 1979, A map of chemical potential differences within an outcrop. Am. Mineral. 64, p. 966-985.

Ferry, J.M., 1980, A case study of the amount and distribution of heat and fluid during metamorphism. Contrib. Mineral. Petrol. 71, p. 373-385.

Ferry, J.M., 1980, A comparative study of geobarometers and geothermometers in pelitic schists from south-central maine. Am. Mineral. 65, p. 720-732.

Ferry, J.M., 1981, Petrology of graphitic sulfide-rich schists from south-central Maine: An example of desulfidation during prograde regional metamorphism. Am. Mineral. 66, p. 908-930.

Ferry, J.M., 1982, A comparative geochemical study of pelitic schists and metamorphosed carbonate rocks from south-central Maine, U.S.A. Contrib. Mineral. Petrol. 80, p. 59-72.

Ferry, J.M. and Burt, D.M., 1982 Characterization of metamorphic fluid composition through mineral equilibria. In Ferry, J.M., Ed., Characterization of Metamorphism through Mineral Equilibria. Reviews in Mineralogy, 10, Mineralogical Society of America, Washington, D.C., p. 207-262.

Rice, J.M. and Ferry, J.M., 1982, Buffering, infiltration, and the control of intensive variables during metamorphism. In Ferry, J.M., Ed., Characterization of Metamorphism through Mineral Equilibria. Reviews in Mineralogy, 10, Mineralogical Society of America, Washington, D.C., p. 263-326.

Rumble, D., Ferry, J.M., Hoering, T.C., and Boucot, A.J., 1982, Fluid flow during metamorphism at the Beaver Brook fossil locality, New Hampshire. Am. Jour. Sci. 282, p. 886-919.

Spear, F.S., Ferry, J.M. and Rumble, D., 1982, Analytical formulation of phase equilibria: The Gibbs method. In Ferry, J.M., Ed., Characterization of Metamorphism through Mineral Equilibria. Reviews in Mineralogy, 10, Mineralogical Society of America, Washington, D.C., p. 105-152.

Spear, F.S., Rumble, D. and Ferry, J.M., 1982, Linear algebraic manipulation of n-dimensional composition space. In Ferry, J.M., Ed., Characterization of Metamorphism through Mineral Equilibria. Reviews in Mineralogy, 10, Mineralogical Society of America, Washington, D.C., p. 53-104.

Ferry, J.M., 1983, Mineral reactions and element migration during metamorphism of calcareous sediments from the Vassalboro Formation, south-central Maine. Am. Mineral. 68, p. 334-354.

Ferry, J.M., 1983, On the control of temperature, fluid composition, and reaction progress during metamorphism. Am. Jour. Sci. 283-A, p. 201-223.

Ferry, J.M., 1983, Regional metamorphism of the Vassalboro Formation, south-central Maine, U.SA.: A case study of the role of fluid in metamorphic petrogenesis. Jour. Geol. Soc. Lon. 140, p. 551-576.

Ferry, J.M., 1983, Applications of the reaction progress variable in metamorphic petrology. Jour. Petrol. 24, p. 343-376.

Grove, T.L., Ferry, J.M. and Spear, F.S., 1983, Phase transitions and decomposition relations in calcic plagioclase. Am. Mineral. 68, p. 41-59.

Rumble, D., Ferry, J.M. and Hoering, T.C., 1983, Correlation of bimodal d18O values with alteration minerals of synmetamorphic granitic rocks. Augusta, Maine. Ann. Rept. Carnegie Inst. Washington, Yearbook 82, p. 267-269.

Veblen, D.R. and Ferry, J.M., 1983, A TEM study of the biotite-chlorite reaction and comparison with petrologic observations. Am. Mineral. 68, p. 1160-1168.

Carpenter, M.A. and Ferry, J.M., 1984, Constraints on the thermodynamic mixing properties of plagioclase feldspars. Contrib. Mineral. Petrol. 87, p. 138-148.

Ferry, J.M., 1984, Phase composition as a monitor of reaction progress and an experimental model for the high-temperature metamorphism of mafic igneous rocks. Am. Mineral. 69, p. 677-691.

Ferry, J.M., 1984, A biotite isograd in south-central Maine, U.S.A.: Mineral reactions, fluid transfer, and heat transfer. Jour. Petrol. 25, p. 871-893.

Ferry, J.M., 1985, Hydrothermal alteration of Tertiary igneous rocks from the Isle of Skye, northwest Scotland. I. Gabbros. Contrib. Mineral. Petrol. 91, p. 264-282.

Ferry, J.M., 1985, Hydrothermal alteration of Tertiary igneous rocks from the Isle of Skye, northwest Scotland. II. Granites. Contrib. Mineral. Petrol. 91, p. 283-304.

Ferry, J.M., 1986, Reaction progress: A monitor of fluid-rock interaction during metamorphic and hydrothermal events. In Walter, J.V. and Wood, B.J., Eds., Fluid-Rock Interactions during Metamorphism. Advances in Physical Geochemistry, v. 5, Springer-Verlag, New York, p. 60-88.

Ferry, J.M., 1986, Infiltration of aqueous fluid and high fluid:rock ratios during greenschist facies metamorphism: A reply. Jour. Petrol. 27, p. 695-714.

Grove, T.L., Ferry, J.M. and Spear, F.S., 1986, Phase transitions in calcic plagioclase: A correction and further discussion. Am. Mineral. 71, p. 1049-1050.

Rumble, D., Ferry, J.M. and Hoering, T.C., 1986, Oxygen isotope geochemistry of hydrothermally-altered granitic rocks from south-central Maine, USA. Contrib. Mineral. Petrol. 93, p. 420-428.

Ferry, J.M., 1987, Metamorphic hydrology at 13 kilometers depth and 400°-550°C. Am. Mineral. 72, p. 39-58.

Ferry, J.M. and Baumgartner, L.P., 1987, Thermodynamic models of molecular fluids at the elevated pressures and temperatures of crustal metamorphism. In Carmichael, I.S.E. and Eugster, H.P., Eds. Thermodynamic Modeling of Geological Materials: Minerals, Fluids, and Melts. Reviews in Mineralogy, 17, Mineralogical Society of America, p. 323-365.

Ferry, J.M., Mutti, L.J. and Zuccala, G.J., 1987, Contact metamorphism/hydrothermal alteration of Tertiary basalts from the Isle of Skye, northwest Scotland. Contrib. Mineral. Petrol. 95, p. 166-181.

Cashman, K.V. and Ferry, J.M., 1988, Crystal size distribution (CSD) in rocks and the kinetics and dynamics of crystallization III. Metamorphic crystallization. Contrib. Mineral. Petrol. 99, p. 401-415.

Ferry, J.M., 1988, Contrasting mechanisms of fluid flow through adjacent stratigraphic units during regional metamorphism, south-central Maine, USA. Contrib. Mineral. Petrol. 98, p. 1-12.

Ferry, J.M., 1988, Infiltration-driven metamorphism in northern New England, U.S.A. Jour. Petrol. 29, p. 1121-1159.

Ferry, J.M., 1989, Contact metamorphism of roof pendants at Hope Valley, Alpine County, California, USA: A record of the hydrothermal system of the Sierra Nevada Batholith. Contrib. Mineral. Petrol., 101, p. 402-417.

Ferry, J.M. and Osberg, P.H., 1989, Regional metamorphism and fluid-rock interaction in a Buchan terrane, Waterville-Augusta area, Maine. In Chamberlain, C.P. and Robinson, P., Eds., Styles of Acadian Metamorphism with Depth in the Central Acadian High, New England. University of Massachusetts, Amherst, p. 1-16.

Chamberlain, C.P., Ferry, J.M. and Rumble, D., 1990, The effect of net-transfer reactions on the isotopic composition of minerals. Contrib. Mineral. Petrol., 105, p. 322-336.

Baumgartner, L.P. and Ferry, J.M., 1991, A model for coupled fluid flow and mixed volatile mineral reactions with applications to regional metamorphism. Contrib. Mineral. Petrol., 106, p. 273-285.

Ferry, J.M., 1991, Dehydration and decarbonation reactions as a record of fluid infiltration. In Kerrick, D.M., Ed. Contact Metamorphism. Reviews in Mineralogy, 25, Mineralogical Society of America, p. 351-393.

Ferry, J.M. and Dipple, G.M., 1991, Fluid flow, mineral reactions and metasomatism. Geol., 19, p. 211-214.

Léger, A. and Ferry, J.M., 1991, Highly aluminous hornblendes from low-pressure metacarbonates and a preliminary thermodynamic model for the Al-content of calcic amphibole. Am. Mineral., 76, p. 1002-1017.

Rumble, D., Oliver, N.H.S., Ferry, J.M. and Hoering, T.C., 1991, Carbon and oxygen isotope geochemistry of chlorite-zone rocks of the Waterville limestone, Maine, USA. Am. Mineral., 76, p. 857-866.

Symmes, G.H. and Ferry, J.M., 1991, Evidence from mineral assemblages for infiltration of pelitic schists by aqueous fluids during metamorphism. Contrib. Mineral. Petrol., 108, p. 419-438.

Dipple, G.M. and Ferry, J.M., 1992, Metasomatism and fluid flow in ductile faults zones. Contrib. Mineral. Petrol., 112, p. 149-164.

Dipple, G.M. and Ferry, J.M., 1992, Fluid flow and stable isotopic alteration in rocks at elevated temperatures with applications to metamorphism. Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta, 56, p. 2539-2550.

Ferry, J.M., 1992, Regional metamorphism of the Waits River Formation, eastern Vermont: Delineation of a new type of giant metamorphic hydrothermal system. Jour. Petrol., 33, p. 45-94.

Ferry, J.M. and Dipple, G.M., 1992, Models for coupled fluid flow, mineral reaction, and isotopic alteration during contact metamorphism: The Notch Peak aureole, Utah. Am. Mineral., 77, p. 577-591.

Stern, L.A., Chamberlain, C.P., Barnett, D.E. and Ferry, J.M., 1992, Stable isotopic evidence for regional scale fluid migration in a Barrovian metamorphic terrane, Vermont, U.S.A. Contrib. Mineral. Petrol., 112, P. 475-489.

Symmes, G.H. and Ferry, J.M., 1992, The effect of whole-rock MnO-content on the stability of garnet in pelitic schists during metamorphism. Jour. Metam. Geol., 10, p. 221-237.

Davis, S.R. and Ferry, J.M., 1993, Fluid infiltration during contact metamorphism of interbedded marble and calc-silicate hornfels, Twin Lakes area, central Sierra Nevada, California. Jour. Metam. Geol., 11, p. 71-86.

Ferry, J. M., 1993, Fluid infiltration during regional metamorphism at mid-crustal depths, east-central Vermont. In Cheney, J. T. and Hepburn, C. J., Eds. Field Trip Guidebook for the Northeastern United States: 1993 Boston GSA. Department of Geology and Geography, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, p. D-1 to D-11.

Léger, A. and Ferry, J.M., 1993, Fluid infiltration and regional metamorphism of the Waits River Formation, northeastern Vermont, U.S.A. Jour. Metam. Geol., 11, p. 3-29.

Ferry, J M., 1994, Overview of the petrologic record of fluid flow during regional metamorphism in northern New England. Am. Jour. Sci., 294, 905-988.

Ferry, J.M., 1994, Role of fluid flow in the contact metamorphism of siliceous dolomitic limestones. Am. Mineral., 79, p. 719-736.

Ferry, J.M., 1994, A historical review of metamorphic fluid flow. Jour. Geophys. Res., 99, p. 15,487-15,498.

Ferry, J.M., 1995, Fluid flow during contact metamorphism of ophicarbonate rocks in the Bergell aureole, Val Malenco, Italian Alps. Jour. Petrol., 36, p. 1039-1053.

Ferry, J.M., 1995, Role of fluid flow in the contact metamorphism of siliceous dolomitic limestones -- Reply to Hanson. Am. Mineral., 80, p. 1226-1228.

Olsen, S.N. and Ferry, J.M., 1995, A comparative fluid inclusion study of the Waterville and Sangerville (Vassalboro) Formations, south-central Maine. Contrib. Mineral. Petrol., 118, p. 396-413.

Symmes, G.H. and Ferry, J.M., 1995, Metamorphism, fluid flow and partial melting in pelitic rocks from the Onawa contact aureole, central Maine, USA. Jour. Petrol., 36, p. 587-612.

Ferry, J.M., 1996, Three novel isograds in metamorphosed siliceous dolomites from the Ballachulish aureole, Scotland. Am. Mineral., 81, p. 485-494.

Ferry, J.M., 1996, Prograde and retrograde fluid flow during contact metamorphism of siliceous carbonate rocks from the Ballachulish aureole, Scotland. Contrib. Mineral. Petrol., 124, p. 235-254.

Dipple G.M. and Ferry, J.M., 1996, The effect of thermal history on the development of mineral assemblages during infiltration-driven contact metamorphism. Contrib. Mineral. Petrol., 124, p. 334-345.

Livi, K.J.T., Veblen, D.R., Ferry, J.M. and Frey, M., 1997, Evolution of 2:1 layered silicates in low-grade metamorphosed Liassic shales of central Switzerland. Jour. Metam. Geol. 15, p. 323-344.

Bickle, M.J., Chapman, H.J., Ferry, J.M., Rumble, D. and Fallick, A.E., 1997, Fluid flow and diffusion in the Waterville limestone, south-central Maine: Constraints from strontium, oxygen, and carbon isotope profiles. Jour. Petrol., 38, p. 1489-1512.

Ferry, J.M. and Rumble, D. 1997, Formation and destruction of periclase by fluid flow in two contact aureoles. Contrib. Mineral. Petrol., 128, p. 313-334.

Ferry, J.M., Sorensen, S.S. and Rumble, D., 1998, Structurally-controlled fluid flow during contact metamorphism in the Ritter Range pendant, California, USA. Contrib. Mineral. Petrol., 130, p. 358-378.

Ferry, J.M. and Gerdes, M.L., 1998, Chemically reactive fluid flow during metamorphism. Annual Rev. Earth Planet. Sci., 26, p. 255-287.

Markl, G., Ferry, J. and Bucher, K., 1998, Formation of saline brines and salt in the lower crust by hydration reactions in partially retrogressed granulites from the Lofoten Isalnds, Norway. Am. Jour. Sci., 298, p. 705-757.

Ferry, J.M., 2000, Patterns of mineral occurrence in metamorphic rocks. Am. Mineral., 85, p. 1573-1588.

Ferry, J.M., 2001, Calcite inclusions in forsterite. Am. Mineral., 86, p. 773-339.

Ferry, J.M., Wing, B.W., and Rumble, D., 2001, Formation of wollastonite by chemically reactive fluid flow during contact metamorphism, Mt. Morrison pendant, Sierra Nevada, California, USA. Jour. Petrol., 42, p. 1705-1728.

Ferry, J.M., Newton, R.C., and Manning, C.E., 2002, Experimental determination of the equilibria: rutile + magnesite = geikielite + CO2 and zircon + 2 magnesite = baddeleyite + forsterite + 2 CO2. Am. Mineral., 87, p. 1342-1350.

Ferry, J.M., Wing, B.W., Penniston-Dorland, S.C. and Rumble, D., 2002, The direction of fluid flow during contact metamorphism of siliceous carbonate rocks: New data for the Monzoni and Predazzo aureoles, northern Italy, and a global review. Contrib. Mineral. Petrol., 142, p. 679-699.

Livi, K.J.T., Ferry, J.M., Veblen, D.R., Frey, M. and Connolly, J.A.D., 2002, Reactions and physical conditions during metamorphism of Liassic aluminous black shales and marls in central Switzerland. Eur. Jour. Mineral., 14, p. 647-672.

Livi, K.J.T., Hinnov, L., Ferry, J.M., Veblen, D.R., and Frey, M., 2002, Mineral homogenization during low-temperature metamorphism Part 1: numerical models. Schweiz. Mineral. Petrogr. Mitt., 82, p. 151-168.

Wing, B.A. and Ferry, J.M., 2002, Three-dimensional geometry of metamorphic fluid flow during Barrovian regional metamorphism from an inversion of combined petrologic and stable isotopic data. Geology, 30, p. 539-642.

Wing, B.A., Ferry, J.M., and Harrison, T.M., 2003, Prograde destruction and formation of monazite and allanite during contact and regional metamorphism of pelites: petrology and geochronology. Contrib. Mineral. Petrol., 145, p. 228-250.

Ferry, J.M., Rumble, D., III, Wing, B.A., and Penniston-Dorland, S.C., 2005, A new interpretation of centimetre-scale variations in the progress of infiltration-driven metamorphic reactions: Case study of carbonated metaperidotite, Val d’Efra, Central Alps, Switzerland. Jour. Petrol., 46, p. 1725-1746.

Penniston-Dorland, S.C., and Ferry, J.M., 2005, Coupled dichotomies of apatite and fluid

composition during contact metamorphism of siliceous carbonate rocks. Am. Mineral., 90, p. 1606-1618.

Penniston-Dorland, S.C., and Ferry, J.M., 2006, Development of spatial variations in reaction progress during regional metamorphism of micaceous carbonate rocks, northern New England. Am. Jour. Sci., 306, p. 475-524.

Ferry, J. M., and Watson, E.B., 2007, New thermodynamic models and revised calibrations for the Ti-in-zircon and Zr-in-rutile thermometers. Contrib. Mineral. Petrol., 154, p. 429-437.

Ferry, J.M., 2007, The role of volatile transport by diffusion and dispersion in driving biotite-forming reactions during regional metamorphism of the Gile Mountain Formation, Vermont. Am. Mineral., 92, p. 1288-1302.

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Wing, B.A., and Ferry, J.M., 2007, Magnitude and geometry of reactive fluid flow from direct inversion of spatial patterns of geochemical alteration. Am. Jour. Sci., 307, p. 793-832.

Penniston-Dorland, S. C., and Ferry, J. M., 2008, Element mobility and scale of mass transport in the formation of quartz veins during regional metamorphism of the Waits River Formation, east-central Vermont. Am. Mineral., 93, p. 7-21.

Carmichael, S. K., Ferry, J. M., and McDonough, W. F., 2008, Formation of replacement dolomite in the Latemar carbonate buildup, Dolomites, northern Italy: Part 1. Field relations, mineralogy, and geochemistry. Am. Jour. Sci., 308, p. 851-884.

Carmichael, S. K., and Ferry, J. M., 2008, Formation of replacement dolomite in the Latemar carbonate buildup, Dolomites, northern Italy: Part 2. Origin of the dolomitizing fluid and the amount and duration of fluid flow. Am. Jour. Sci., 308, p. 885-904.

Hazen, R. M., Papineau, D., Bleeker, W., Downs, R. T., Ferry, J. M., McCoy, T. J., Sverjensky, D. A., and Yank, H., 2008, Mineral Evolution. Am. Mineral., 93, p. 1693-1720.

Ferry J. M., and Gottschalk, M., 2009, The effect of salinity on infiltration-driven contact metamorphism of carbonate rocks. Contrib. Mineral. Petrol., 158, p. 619-636.

Ferry, J. M., Ushikubo, T., Kita, N. T., and Valley, J.W., 2010, Assessment of grain-scale homogeneity and equilibration of carbon and oxygen isotope compositions of minerals in metamorphosed carbonate-bearing rocks by ion microprobe. Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta, 74, p. 6517-6540.

Ferry, J. M., Passey, B. H., Vasconcelos, C., and Eiler, J. M., 2011, Formation of dolomite at 40-80 °C in the Latemar carbonate buildup, Dolomites, Italy, from clumped isotope thermometry. Geology, 39, p. 571-574.

Ferry, J. M., Ushikubo, T., and Valley, J.M., 2011, Formation of forsterite by silicification of dolomite during contact metamorphism. Jour. Petrol., 52, p. 1619-1640.

Hazen, R. M., Bekker, A., Bish, D. L., Bleeker, W., Downs, R. T., Farquhar, J., Ferry, J. M., Grew, E. S., Knoll, A. H., Papineau, D., Ralph, J. P., Sverjensky, D. A., and Valley, J. W., 2011, Needs and opportunities in mineral evolution research. Am. Mineral., 96, p. 953-963.

Winslow, N. W. and Ferry, J. M., 2012, The effects of solid solution and diffusion on infiltration-driven metamorphism with application to metaperidotite, Val d’Efra, Central Swiss Alps. Contrib. Mineral Petrol., 164, p. 157-175.

Ferry, J. M., Winslow, N.W., and Penniston-Dorland, S. C., 2013, Re-evaluation of infiltration-driven regional metamorphism in northern New England: New transport models with solid solution and cross-layer equilibration of fluid composition. Jour. Petrol., 54, p. 2455-2485.