Peter Reynolds

Professor - Retired 2006

Email: Earth@Dal.Ca
Phone: +1 (902) 494-2358
Mailing Address: 
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Dalhousie University
6287 Alumni Cres
PO BOX 15000
Halifax NS B3H 4R2


  • B.Sc., University of Toronto (1963)
  • Ph.D., University of British Columbia (1967)


Chris E. White, Sandra M. Barr, Peter H. Reynolds, Elizabeth Grace and David W.A. McMullin, 2006. The Pocologan metamorphic suite: high-pressure metamorphism in a Silurian fore-arc complex, Kingston Terrane, southern New Brunswick. The Canadian Mineralogist, 44, pp. 905-927.

Frank P. Bierlein, Holly J. Stein, Beatriz Coira and Peter Reynolds, 2006. Timing of gold and crustal evolution of the Palaeozoic south central Andes, NW Argentina - implications for the endowment of orogenic belts. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 245, pp. 702-721.

Nicholas Culshaw, Melanie Purves, Peter Reynolds and Greg Stott, 2006. Post-collisional upper crustal faulting and deep crustal flow in the eastern Wabigoon subprovince of the Superior Province, Ontario: evidence from structural and 40Ar/39Ar data from the Humboldt Bay High Strain Zone. Precambrian Research, 145, pp. 272-288.

Georgia Pe-Piper, Peter H. Reynolds, Joe Nearing and David J.W. Piper, 2004. Early Carboniferous deformation and mineralization in the Cobequid shear zone, Nova Scotia: an 40Ar/39Ar geochronology study. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences, 41, pp. 1425-1436.

J. Chakungal, P.H. Reynolds, R.A. Jamieson and D. Corrigan, 2004. Slow post-orogenic cooling in a deeply eroded orogen: Reindeer Zone, Trans-Hudson Orogen, Saskatchewan. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences, 41, pp. 867-880.

Peter H. Reynolds, D. Barrie Clarke and Patrick A. Bogutyn, 2004a. 40Ar/39Ar laser dating of zoned white micas from the Lake Lewis leucogranite, South Mountain Batholith, Nova Scotia. The Canadian Mineralogist, 42, pp. 1129-1137.

P.H. Reynolds, S.M. Barr, C.E. White and P.J. Tènière, 2004b. 40Ar/39Ar dating in the Lochaber-Mulgrave area, northern mainland Nova Scotia: Implications for timing of regional metamorphism and sediment provenance in the Late Devonian - Early Carboniferous Horton Group. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences, 41, pp. 987-996.

J. Malpas, M.-F. Zhou, P.T. Robinson and P.H. Reynolds, 2004. Geochemical and geochronological constraints on the origin and emplacement of the Yarlung-Zangbo ophiolites, southern Tibet. in: Ophiolites in Earth History, Geological Society Special Publication 218, edited by Y. Dilek and P.T. Robinson.

N.S.F. Wilson, M. Zentilli, P.H. Reynolds and R. Boric, 2003. Age of mineralization by basinal fluids at the El Soldado manto-type copper deposit, Chile: 40Ar/39Ar geochronology of K- feldspar. Chemical Geology, 197, pp.161-176.

G. Pe-Piper, D. Matarangas, P.H. Reynolds and A.K. Chatterjee, 2003. Shoshonites from Agios Nectarios, Lesbos, Greece: origin by mixing of felsic and mafic magma. European Journal of Mineralogy, 15, pp.117-125.

N. Culshaw, P. Reynolds, G. Sinclair and S. Barr, 2002. Amphibole and mica 40Ar/39Ar ages from the Kaipokok and Aillik domains, Makkovik Province, Labrador: towards a characterization of back-arc processes in the Paleoproterozoic. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences, 39, pp. 749-764.

J. Cembrano, A. Lavenu, P. Reynolds, G. Arancibia, G. Lopez and A. Sanhueza, 2002. Late Cenozoic transpressional ductile deformation north of the Nazca-South America-Antarctica triple junction. Tectonophysics, 354, 3-4.

F.P. Bierlein, M. Hughes, J. Dunphy, S. McKnight, P. Reynolds and H. Waldron, 2001. Tectonic and economic implications of trace element, 40Ar/39Ar, and Sm-Nd data from mafic dykes associated with orogenic gold mineralization in central Victoria, Australia. Lithos, 58, pp. 1-31.

C.E. White, S.M. Barr, R.A. Jamieson and P.H. Reynolds, 2001. Neoproterozoic high- pressure/low-temperature metamorphic rocks in the Avalon Terrane, southern New Brunswick, Canada. Journal of Metamorphic Geology, 19, pp. 517-528.

F.P. Bierlein, D.C. Arne, D.A. Foster and P. Reynolds, 2001. A geochronological framework for orogenic gold mineralization in central Victoria, Australia. Mineralium Deposita, 36, pp. 741-767.

D. Selby, B.E. Nesbitt, R.A. Creaser, P.H. Reynolds and K. Muehlenbachs, 2001. Evidence for a nonmagmatic component in potassic hydrothermal fluids of porphyry Cu-Au-Mo systems, Yukon, Canada. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 65, pp. 571-587.

R.P. Fallon, P.H. Reynolds and D.B. Clarke, 2001. A comparative 40Ar/39Ar conventional and laserprobe study of muscovite from the Port Mouton Pluton, southwest Nova Scotia. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences, 38, pp. 347-357.

J. Dostal, B.N. Church, P.H. Reynolds and L. Hopkinson, 2001. Eocene volcanism in the Buck Creek basin, central British Columbia (Canada): transition from arc to extensional volcanism. Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, 107, pp. 149-170.

S.D. Anderson, R.A. Jamieson, P.H. Reynolds and G.R. Dunning, 2001. Devonian extension in northwestern Newfoundland: 40Ar/39Ar and U-Pb data from the Ming's Bight area, Baie Verte Peninsula. Journal of Geology, 109, pp. 191-211.

U.A. Glasmacher, W. Bauer, U. Giese, P. Reynolds, B. Kober, V. Puchkov, L. Stroink, A. Alekseyev and A.P. Willner, 2001. The metamorphic complex of Beloretzk, SW Urals, Russia - a terrane with a polyphase Meso- to Neoproterozoic thermo- dynamic evolution. Precambrian Research, 110, pp. 185-213.

J.F. Hubert, J.M. Taylor, C. Ravenhurst, P. Reynolds and P.T. Panish, 2001. Burial and hydrothermal diagenesis of the sandstones in the Early Mesozoic Deerfield Rift Basin, Massachusetts. Northeastern Geology and Environmental Sciences, 23, pp. 109-126.


Emertius Professor, Earth Sciences, Dalhousie University
Adjunct Professor, Earth Sciences, Dalhousie University
Professor, Earth Sciences, Dalhousie University
Chair, Earth Sciences, Dalhousie University
Professor, Earth Sciences and Physics, Dalhousie University
Associate Professor, Earth Sciences and Physics, Dalhousie University
Assistant Professor, Earth Sciences and Physics, Dalhousie University