Christopher D. Henry
Christopher D. Henry

Research Geologist
Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology
Mackay School of Earth Sciences and Engineering
University of Nevada, Reno

Business telephone: (775) 682-8753
FAX: (775) 784-1709
E-mail:chenry@unr.edu

 

Education

B.S. Geology, California Institute of
  Technology, 1969
M.A. Geology, The University of
  Texas at Austin, 1972
Ph.D. Geology, The University of
  Texas at Austin, 1975

 

Areas of Expertise

Geologic mapping
Igneous geology and geochemistry
Geochronology
Volcanology
Environmental geology and geochemistry


Professional Experience

Research Geologist, Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology (May 1993–present)

Senior Research Scientist (September 1990–1993); Research Scientist (September 1979 August 1990); and Research Scientist Associate (December 1974 August 1979), Bureau of Economic Geology, The University of Texas at Austin

Director, Texas Mining and Mineral Resources Research Institute (1989–93)

 

Current Major Projects

Cenozoic magmatism, tectonics, and ore deposits in the Great Basin and adjacent areas

Interrelation of Eocene magmatism, extension, and Carlin-type gold deposits

Timing and distribution of caldera magmatism in Nevada

Initial Yellowstone hotspot magmatism and related mineralization in northwestern Nevada
and southeastern Oregon


Selected Publications

Watts, K.E., John, D.A., Colgan, J.P., Henry, C.D., Bindeman, I.N., and Schmitt, A.K., in press, Probing the volcanic-plutonic connection and the genesis of crystal-rich rhyolite in a deeply dissected supervolcano in the Nevada Great Basin: Source of the late Eocene Caetano Tuff: Journal of Petrology.

Aranda-Gómez, J,J., Henry, C.D., Ferrari, L., McDowell, F.W., Valencia-Moreno, M., 2015, La evolución volcanotectónica del noroeste de México durante el Cenozoico: Una sección a lo largo de la autopista MEX 40D a través del campo volcánico de la Sierra Madre Occidental y datos acerca del magmatismo asociado a la extensión en la parte meridional de las provincias tectónicas de Cuencas y Sierras y del Golfo de California: Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico y el Centro de Geociencias, Guías de Excursiones Geológicas de México, núm. 1, edición especial bilingüe, 82 p.

Christensen, O.D., Henry, C.D., and Wood, J., 2015, Origin of gold in placer deposits of the Sierra Nevada foothills, California: Geological Society of Nevada, New Concepts and Discoveries, W.M. Pennell and L.J. Garside, eds., 2015 Symposium Volume, Reno/Sparks, Nevada, p. 833–859.

Dee, S.M., Deering, G.M., and Henry, C.D., 2015, Preliminary geologic map of the Heelfly Creek quadrangle and adjacent parts of the Tent Mountain, Soldier Peak, and Secret Valley quadrangles, Elko County, Nevada: Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology Open-File Report 15-4, 5 p.

Henry, C.D., and Thorman, C.H., 2015, Preliminary geologic map of the Pequop Summit quadrangle, Elko county, Nevada: Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology Open-File Report 15-8, 12 p.

Henry, C.D., Jackson, M.R., Mathewson, D.C., Koehler, S.R., and Moore, S.C., 2015, Eocene igneous geology and relation to mineralization: Railroad District, southern Carlin trend, Nevada: Geological Society of Nevada, New Concepts and Discoveries, W.M. Pennell and L.J. Garside, eds., 2015 Symposium Volume, Reno/Sparks, Nevada, p. 939–965.

John, D.A., duBray, E.A., Henry, C.D., and Vikre, P.G., 2015, Magmatism and epithermal gold-silver deposits of the southern ancestral Cascade arc, western Nevada and eastern California: Geological Society of Nevada, New Concepts and Discoveries, W.M. Pennell and L.J. Garside, eds., 2015 Symposium Volume, Reno/Sparks, Nevada, p. 611–645.

Johnson, C.L., Dilles, J.H., Kent, A.J.R., Farmer, L.P., Henry, C.D., and Ressel, M.W., 2015, Geology and geochemistry of the Emigrant Pass volcanics, implications for a magmatic-hydrothermal origin of the Carlin gold deposits: Geological Society of Nevada, New Concepts and Discoveries, W.M. Pennell and L.J. Garside, eds., 2015 Symposium Volume, Reno/Sparks, Nevada, p. 391–408.

Koehler, S.R., Jackson, M.R., Harp, M.T., Edie, R.J., Whitmer, N.E., Mathewson, D.C., Norby, J.W., and Henry, C.D., 2015, Precious and base metal mineralization within a large Eocene, magmato-thermal system, Railroad District, Carlin trend, Nevada: Geological Society of Nevada, New Concepts and Discoveries, W.M. Pennell and L.J. Garside, eds., 2015 Symposium Volume, Reno/Sparks, Nevada, p. 1229–1242.

Milliard, A.K., Ressel, M.W., Henry, C.D., and Ricks, C., 2015, Age, distribution, and composition of igneous rocks of the Pequop Mountains, northeast Nevada: Association with Carlin-type gold deposits: Geological Society of Nevada, New Concepts and Discoveries, W.M. Pennell and L.J. Garside, eds., 2015 Symposium Volume, Reno/Sparks, Nevada, p. 1079–1107.

Cassel, E.J., Breecker, D.O., Henry, C.D., Larson, T.E., and Stockli, D.F., 2014, Profile of a paleo-orogen: High topography across the present day Basin and Range from 40 to 23 Ma: Geology, v. 42, p. 1007–1010.

Colgan, J.P., Henry, C.D., and John, D.A., 2014, Evidence for large-magnitude, post-Eocene extension in the northern Shoshone Range, Nevada, and its implications for Carlin-type gold deposits in the lower plate of the Roberts Mountains allochthon: Economic Geology, v. 109, p. 1843–1862.

Long, S.P., Henry, C.D., Muntean, J.L., Edmondo, G.P., and Cassel, E.J., 2014, Early Cretaceous construction of a structural culmination, Eureka, Nevada, U.S.A.: Implications for out-of-sequence deformation in the Sevier hinterland: Geosphere, v. 10, p. 564–584.

Long, S.P., Henry, C.D., Muntean, J., Edmondo, G.P., and Thomas, R.D., 2014, Geologic map of the southern part of the Eureka Mining District, Eureka and White Pine Counties, Nevada: Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology Map 182, 2 plates (1:24,000), 25 p. text.

Castor, S.B., House, P.K., Hudson, D.M., and Henry, C.D., 2013, Geologic map of the Flowery Peak Quadrangle, Storey and Lyon Counties, Nevada: Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology Map 180, scale 1:24,000, 24 p. text.

Cousens, B. Wetmore, S., and Henry, C.D., 2013, The Pliocene-Quaternary Buffalo Valley volcanic field, Nevada: Post-extension magmatism in the north-central Great Basin, USA: Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, v. 268, p. 17–35.

Henry, C.D., and John, D.A., 2013, Magmatism, ash-flow tuffs, and calderas of the ignimbrite flareup in the western Nevada volcanic field, Great Basin, USA: Geosphere, v. 9, p. 951–1008.

Henry, C.D., Bell, J.W., John, D.A., and Colgan, J.P., 2013, Preliminary geologic map of the West Gate quadrangle, Churchill County, Nevada: Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology Open-File Report 13-9, 1:24,000.

Bell, J.W., F. Amelung, and C.D. Henry, 2012, InSAR analysis of the 2008 Reno-Mogul earthquake swarm: Evidence for westward migration of Walker Lane style dextral faulting: Geophysical Research Letters, v. 39, L18306, doi:10.1029/2012GL052795.

Cassel, E.J., Graham, S.A., Chamberlain, C.P., and Henry, C.D., 2012, Early Cenozoic topography, morphology, and tectonics of the northern Sierra Nevada and western Basin and Range: Geosphere, v. 8, p.

Cousens, B., Henry, C.D., and Gupta, V., 2012, Distinct mantle sources for Pliocene-Quaternary volcanism beneath the modern Sierra Nevada and adjacent Great Basin, northern California and western Nevada, USA: Geosphere, v. 8, p.

Henry, C.D., Hinz, N.H., Faulds, J.E., Colgan, J.P., John, D.A., Brooks, E.R., Cassel, E.J., Garside, L.J., Davis, D.A., and Castor, S.B., 2012, Eocene-early Miocene paleotopography of the Sierra Nevada – Great Basin – Nevadaplano based on widespread ash-flow tuffs and paleovalleys: Geosphere, v. 8,
p. 1–27. doi:10.1130/GES00727.1

Ramelli, A.R., Henry, C.D., and Walker, J., 2012, Preliminary geologic map of the Verdi, Reno, Vista, Mount Rose NE, Steamboat, and Washoe City 7.5’ Quadrangles, Reno Urban Area, Nevada: Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology Open-File Report 10-01 (1:24,000).

Colgan, J.P., Egger, A.E., John, D.A., Cousens, B., Fleck, R.J., and Henry, C.D., 2011, Oligocene and Miocene arc volcanism in northeastern California: Evidence for segmentation of the subducting Farallon plate: Geosphere, v. 7, p. 733–755.

Colgan, J.P., Henry, C.D., and John, D.A., 2011, Geologic map of the Caetano caldera, Lander And Eureka Counties, Nevada: Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology Map 174, 1:75,000, 10 p.

Cousens, B.L., Henry, C.D., Harvey, B.J., Brownrigg, T., Prytulak, J., and Allan, J.F., 2011, Secular variations in magmatism during a continental arc to post-arc transition: Plio-Pleistocene volcanism in the Lake Tahoe/Truckee area, Northern Sierra Nevada, California: Lithos, v. 123, p. 225–242,  doi:10.1016/j.lithos.2010.09.009

dePolo, C.M., Smith, K.D., and Henry, C.D., 2011, Summary of the 2008 Wells, Nevada earthquake documentation volume, in dePolo C.M., and LaPointe, D.D., eds., A compendium of earthquake-related investigations prepared by the University of Nevada, Reno: Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology Special Publication 36, p. 7–14.

Henry, C.D., and Colgan, J.P., 2011, The regional structural setting of the 2008 Wells earthquake and Town Creek Flat basin—Implications for the Wells earthquake fault and adjacent structures, in dePolo C.M., and LaPointe, D.D., eds., A compendium of earthquake-related investigations prepared by the University of Nevada, Reno: Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology Special Publication 36, p. 53–64.

Henry, C.D., McGrew, A.J., Colgan, J.P., Snoke, A.W., and Brueseke, M.E., 2011, Timing, distribution, amount, and style of Cenozoic extension in the northern Great Basin, in Lee, J., and Evans, J.P., eds., Geologic Field Trips to the Basin and Range, Rocky Mountains, Snake River Plain, and Terranes of the U.S. Cordillera: Geological Society of America Field Guide 21, p. 27–66.

Henry, C.D., and Thorman, C.H., 2011, Geologic map of the Wells earthquake area, Elko County, Nevada, in dePolo C.M., and LaPointe, D.D., eds., A compendium of earthquake-related investigations prepared by the University of Nevada, Reno: Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology Special Publication 36, 1:48,000.

John, D.A., Rockwell, B.A., Henry, C.D., and Colgan, J.P., 2011, Hydrothermal alteration of the late Eocene Caetano ash-flow caldera, north-central Nevada: A field and ASTER remote sensing study: Geological Society of Nevada, Great Basin Evolution and Metallogeny, 2010 Symposium Volume, Reno/Sparks, Nevada, p. 1055–1083.

Vikre, P.G., and Henry, C.D., 2011, Quartz-alunite alteration cells in the ancestral southern Cascades magmatic arc: Geological Society of Nevada, Great Basin Evolution and Metallogeny, 2010 Symposium Volume, Reno/Sparks, Nevada, p. 701–745.

Busby, C.J., Andrews, G.D.M., Carlson, C., Henry, C.D., Hagan, J., Jayko, A., John, D.A., Putirka, J.J., Pluhar, C.J., and Wagner, D.L., 2010, Penrose Conference informal field guide: Origin and Uplift of the Sierra Nevada: Penrose Conference, Bridgeport, California, August 17–19, 2010, 36 p.

Henry, C.D., and Faulds, J.E., 2010, Ash-flow tuffs in the Nine Hill, Nevada, paleovalley and implications for tectonism and volcanism of the western Great Basin, USA: Geosphere, v. 6, p. 339–369. doi: 10.1130/GES00548.1.

Moore, S.C., and Henry, C.D., 2010, Preliminary geologic map of the northeastern margin of the Caetano caldera, Lander County, Nevada: Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology Open-File Report 10-02 (1:6,000).

Colgan, J.P., and Henry, C.D., 2009, Rapid middle Miocene collapse of the Sevier orogenic plateau in north-central Nevada: International Geology Review, v. 51, p. 920–961.

Henry, C.D., 2009, Uplift of the Sierra Nevada: Geology, v. 37, p. 575–576.

Henry, C.D., Ramelli, A.R., and Faulds, J.E., 2009, Geologic map of the Seven Lakes Mountain Quadrangle, Washoe County, Nevada and the eastern part of the Constantia Quadrangle, Lassen County, California: Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology Map 164, 1:24,000, 27 p. text.

Hinz, N.H., Faulds, J.E., and Henry, C.D., 2009, Tertiary volcanic stratigraphy and paleotopography of the Diamond and Fort Sage Mountains, northeastern California and western Nevada-Implications for development of the northern Walker Lane, Tertiary volcanic stratigraphy and paleotopography of the Diamond and Fort Sage Mountains: Constraining slip along the Honey Lake fault zone in the northern Walker Lane, northeastern California and western Nevada, in Oldow, J.S., and Cashman, P.H., eds., Late Cenozoic Structure and Evolution of the Great Basin–Sierra Nevada Transition: Geological Society of America Special Paper 447, p. 101–132, doi: 10.1130/2009.2447(07).

Muntean, J.L., Henry, C.D., Castor, S.B., Ludington, S.D., John, D.A., Wintzer, N., and Hanson, A.D., 2009, Mineral and hydrocarbon resources and potential, northern Nye County, Nevada: Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology Open-File Report 09-14, 1 poster.

Brooks, E.R., Henry, C.D., and Faulds, J.E., 2008, Age and character of silicic ash-flow tuffs at Haskell Peak, Sierra County, California: Part of a major Eocene(?)-Oligocene paleovalley spanning the Sierra Nevada-Basin and Range boundary: California Geological Survey Map Sheet 55A, 1:12,000, 41 p. text.

Cousens, B., Prytulak, J., Henry, C.D., Alcazar, A., and Brownrigg, T., 2008, The geology and geochemistry of the Mio-Pliocene ancestral Cascades arc, northern Sierra Nevada, California/Nevada:  The roles of the upper mantle, subducting slab, and the Sierra Nevada lithosphere: Geosphere, v. 4, p. 829–853.

Faulds, J.E., and Henry, C.D., 2008, Tectonic influences on the spatial and temporal evolution of the Walker Lane: An incipient transform fault along the evolving Pacific – North American plate boundary, in Spencer, J.E., and Titley, S.R., eds., Ores and orogenesis: Circum-Pacific tectonics, geologic evolution, and ore deposits: Arizona Geological Society Digest 22, p. 437–470.

Hudson, D.M., Castor, S.B., Garside, L.J., and Henry, C.D., 2008, Geologic map of the Virginia City Quadrangle, Nevada: Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology Map 165, scale 1:24,000, 37 p. text.

Price, J.G., Coolbaugh, M.F., Davis, D.D., Garside, L.J., Hastings, J.T., Henry, C.D., Hess, R.H., Hursh, J.P., LaPointe, D.D., Muntean, J.L., Shevenell, L.A., and Zehner, R.E., 2008, Mineral and energy resources and potential in Mineral, Esmeralda, Lyon, and Douglas Counties, Nevada: Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology Open-File Report 08-2.

Colgan, J.P., John, D.A., Henry, C.D., and Fleck, R.J., 2008, Large-magnitude Miocene extension of the Eocene Caetano caldera, Shoshone and Toiyabe Ranges, Nevada: Geosphere, v. 4, p. 107–131, doi:10.1130/GES00115.1. [pdf file] , [pdf map]

Henry, C.D., 2008, Ash-flow tuffs and paleovalleys in northeastern Nevada: Implications for Eocene paleogeography and extension in the Sevier hinterland, northern Great Basin: Geosphere, v. 4, p. 1–35; doi: 10.1130/GES00122.1; 13 figures; 3 tables; 1 supplementary file. [pdf file] , [xls file]

John, D.A., Henry, C.D., and Colgan, J.P., 2008, Magmatic and tectonic evolution of the Caetano caldera, north-central Nevada: A tilted mid-Tertiary eruptive center and source of the Caetano Tuff: Geosphere, v. 4, p. 75–106; doi: 10.1130/GES00116.1; 20 figures; 1 plate, 2 tables, 2 appendices. [pdf file] , [table A1.xls] , [table S1B.xls] , [appendix2.pdf]

Henry, C.D., Faulds, J.E., and dePolo, C.M., 2007, Geometry and timing of strike-slip and normal faults in the northern Walker Lane, northwestern Nevada and northeastern California: Strain partitioning or sequential extensional and strike-slip deformation?, in Till, A.B., Roeske, S.M., Sample, J.C., and Foster, D.A., eds., Exhumation Associated with Continental Strike-Slip Systems: Geological Society of America Special Paper 434, p. 59–79, doi: 10.1130/2007.2343(04).

Henry, C.D., Ramelli, A.R., and Boden, D.R., 2007, Preliminary geologic map of the Stockton Flat Well Quadrangle, Lyon and Storey Counties, Nevada: Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology Open-File Report 07-5, 1:24,000.

Muntean, J.L., and Henry, C.D., 2007, Preliminary geologic map of the Jerritt Canyon mining district, Elko County, Nevada: Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology Open-File Report 07-3, 1:24,000.

Ressel, M.W., and Henry, C.D., 2006, Igneous geology of the Carlin trend, Nevada: Development of the Eocene plutonic complex and significance for Carlin-type Gold deposits: Economic Geology, v. 101, p. 347–383. [pdf file]

Aranda-Gomez, J.J., Housh, T.B., Luhr, J.F., Henry, C.D., Becker, T., and Chavez-Cabello, G., 2005, Reactivation of the San Marcos fault during mid-to late-Tertiary extension, Chihuahua, Mexico, in Anderson, T.H., Nourse, J.A., McKee, J.W., and Steiner, M.B., eds., The Mojave-Sonora megashear hypothesis: Development, assessment, and alternatives: Geological Society of America Special Paper 393, p. 509–521.

Castor, S.B., Garside, L.J., Henry, C.D., Hudson, D.M., and McIntosh, W.C., 2005, Epithermal mineralization and intermediate volcanism in the Virginia City area, Nevada, in Rhoden, H.N., and others, eds., Window to the World, Geological Society of Nevada Symposium Proceedings, May 14–18, 2005. [pdf file]

Faulds, J.E., Henry, C.D., Coolbaugh, M.F., Garside, L.J., and Castor, S.B., 2005, Cenozoic evolution of the northern Walker Lane: Implications for geothermal activity and mineralization in western Nevada, in Rhoden, H.N., et al., eds., Window to the World, Geological Society of Nevada Symposium Proceedings, May 14–18, 2005. [pdf file]

Faulds, J.E., Henry, C.D., and Hinz, N.H., 2005, Kinematics of the northern Walker Lane: An incipient transform fault along the Pacific – North American plate boundary: Geology, v. 33, p. 505–508. [pdf file] , [pdf file]

Faulds, J.E., Henry, C.D., Hinz, N.H., Drakos, P.S., and Delwiche, B., 2005, Transect across the northern Walker Lane, northwest Nevada and northeast California: An incipient transform fault along the Pacific–North American plate boundary, in Pederson, J., and Debie, C.M., eds., Interior Western United States: Geological Society of America Field Guide 6, p. 129–150, doi:10.1130/2005.fld006(06).

Garside, L.J., Henry, C.D., Faulds, J.E., and Hinz, N.H., 2005, The upper reaches of the Sierra Nevada auriferous gold channels, in Rhoden, H.N., and others., eds., Window to the World, Geological Society of Nevada Symposium Proceedings, May 14–18, 2005. [pdf file]

Henry, C.D., and Faulds, J.E., 2005, The Walker Lane and Gulf of California: Related expressions of Pacific–North American plate boundary development: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 37, no. 7, p. 274.

Lee, J., Stockli, D., Henry, C., and Dixon, T., 2005, Penrose Conference Report: Kinematics and dynamics of intraplate dextral shear in eastern California and western Nevada: GSA Today, v. 15, no. 10, p. 28–29.

Faulds, J.E., Coolbaugh, M., Blewitt, G., and Henry, C.D., 2004, Why is Nevada in hot water? Structural controls and tectonic model of geothermal systems in the northwestern Great Basin: Geothermal Resources Council Transactions, v. 28, p. 649–654.

Henry, C.D., Faulds, J.E., dePolo, C.M., and Davis, D.A., 2004, Geology of the Dogskin Mountain Quadrangle, northern Walker Lane, Nevada: Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology Map 148, scale 1:24,000, 13 p. text.

Henry, C.D., McDowell, F.W., and Silver, L.T., 2003, Geology and geochronology of granitic batholithic complex, Sinaloa, México: Implications for Cordilleran magmatism and tectonics, in Johnson, S.E., Paterson, S.R., Fletcher, J.M., Girty, G.H., Kimbrough, D.L., and Martin-Barajas, A., eds., Tectonic evolution of northwestern México and the southwestern USA: Boulder, Colorado, Geological Society of America Special Paper 374, p. 237–274. [pdf file]

Henry, C.D., and Sloan, J., 2003, Isotopic age database for the Great Basin and adjacent regions: Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology, http://mapserver2.library.unr.edu/website/ageNVrocksiii/viewer.htm.

Sloan, J., Henry, C.D., Hopkins, M., and Ludington, S., 2003, Revision of National Geochronological Database: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 03-236, http://wrgis.wr.usgs.gov/open-file/of03-236/.

Aranda-Gómez, J.J, Henry, C.D., Luhr, J.F., McDowell, F.W., 2003, Cenozoic volcanism and tectonics in NW Mexico-a transect across the Sierra Madre Occidental volcanic field and observations on extension related magmatism in the southern Basin and Range and Gulf of California tectonic provinces, in Geologic Transects Across Cordilleran Mexico, Guidebook for the 99th Cordilleran Geological Society of America annual meeting: Insituto de Geologia, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Publicacion Especial 1, p. 71–122.

Aranda-Gomez, J.J., Luhr, J.F., Housh, T.B., Connor, C.B., Becker, T., and Henry, C.D., 2003, Synextensional, Plio-Pleistocene eruptive activity in the Camargo volcanic field, Chihuahua, Mexico: Geological Society of America Bulletin, v. 115, p. 298–313. [pdf file]

Castor, S.B., Boden, D.R., Henry, C.D., Cline, J.S., Hofstra, A.H., McIntosh, W.C., Tosdal, R.M., Wooden, J.P., 2003, Geology of the Eocene Tuscarora volcanic-hosted, epithermal precious metal district, Elko County, Nevada: Economic Geology, v. 98, p. . [pdf file]

Gilmer, A.K., Kyle, J.R., Connelly, J.N., Mathur, R.D., and Henry, C.D., 2003, Extension of Laramide magmatism in southwestern North America into Trans-Pecos Texas: Geology, v. 31, p. [pdf file]

Lindsay, E., Mou, Y., Downs, W., Pederson, J., Kelly, T.S., Henry, C., and Trexler, J., 2002, Resolution of the Hemphillian/Blancan boundary in Nevada: Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, v. 22, p. 429–442.

Henry, C.D., and Perkins, M.E., 2001, Sierra Nevada – Basin and Range transition near Reno, Nevada; Two stage development at ~12 and 3 Ma: Geology, v. 29, p. 719–722. [pdf file]

Luhr, J.F., Henry, C.D., Housh, T.B., Aranda-Gómez, J.J., and McIntosh, W.C., 2001, Early extension-related hawaiites from the southern Basin and Range province: Geology and petrology of the Rodeo and Nazas volcanic fields, Durango (Mexico): Geological Society of America Bulletin, v. 113, p. 760–773. [pdf file] , [pdf file]

Ressel, M.W., Noble, D.C., Henry, C.D., and Trudel, W.S., 2001, Dike-hosted ores of the deposit and the importance of Eocene magmatism in gold mineralization of the Carlin trend, Nevada – A reply: Economic Geology, v. 96, p. 666–668.

Aranda-Gómez, J.J., Henry, C.D., and Luhr, J.F., 2000, Evolucion tectonomagmatica post-paleocenica de la Sierra Madre Occidental de la porcion meridional de la provincia tectonica de Cuencas y Sierras, Mexico: Boletin de la Sociedad Geologica Mexicana, v. 53, p. 59–71.

Henry, C.D., and Ressel, M.W., 2000, Interrelation of Eocene magmatism, extension, and Carlin-type gold deposits in northeastern Nevada, in Lageson, D.R., Peters, S.G., and Lahren, M.M., eds., Great Basin and Sierra Nevada: Boulder, Colorado, Geological Society of America Field Guide 2, p. 165–187.

Ressel, M.W., Noble, D.C., Henry, C.D., and Trudel, W.S., 2000, Dike-hosted ores of the Beast deposit and the importance of Eocene magmatism in gold mineralization of the Carlin trend, Nevada: Economic Geology, v. 95, p. 1417–1444. [html file]

Trexler, J.H., Cashman, P.H., Henry, C.D., Muntean, T., Schwartz, K., TenBrink, A., Faulds, J.E., Perkins, M., and Kelly, T., 2000, Neogene basins in western Nevada document the tectonic history of the Sierra Nevada – Basin and Range transition zone for the last 12 Ma, in Lageson, D.R., Peters, S.G., and Lahren, M.M., eds., Great Basin and Sierra Nevada: Boulder, Colorado, Geological Society of America Field Guide 2, p. 97–116.

Henry, C.D., Faulds, J.E., Boden, D.R., and Ressel, M.W., 2001, Timing and styles of Cenozoic extension near the Carlin trend, northeastern Nevada: Implications for the formation of Carlin-type gold deposits: Geological Society of Nevada Special Publication No. 33, p. 115–128.

Garside, L.J., Castor, S.B., Henry, C.D., and Faulds, J.E., 2000, Structure, volcanic stratigraphy, and ore deposits of the Pah Rah Range, Washoe County, Nevada: Geological Society of Nevada Symposium 2000 Field Trip Guidebook No. 2, 132 p.

Henry, C.D., and Ressel, M.W., 2000, Eocene magmatism of northeastern Nevada: The smoking gun for Carlin-type gold deposits, in Cluer, J.K., Price, J.G., Struhsacker, E.M., Hardyman, R.F., and Morris, C.L., eds., Geology and Ore Deposits 2000: The Great Basin and Beyond: Geological Society of Nevada Symposium Proceedings, May 15-18 2000, p. 365–388.

Castor, S. B., and Henry, C. D., 2000, Geology, geochemistry, and origin of volcanic rock-hosted uranium deposits in northwestern Nevada and southeastern Oregon: Ore Geology Reviews, v. 16,
p. 1–40. [html file] , [pdf file]

Henry, C. D., and Aranda-Gómez, J.J, 2000, Plate interactions control middle-late Miocene, proto-Gulf and Basin and Range extension in the southern Basin and Range: Tectonophysics v. 318, p. 1–26. [pdf file]

Henry, C. D., and Faulds, J.E., 1999, Geologic map of the Emigrant Pass Quadrangle, Nevada: Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology Open-File Report 99-9, scale 1:24,000, [html file]

Henry, C. D., Boden, D. R., and Castor, S.B., 1999, Geologic map of the Tuscarora Quadrangle, Nevada: Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology Map 116, scale 1:24,000, 20 p. text.

Henry, C. D., and Boden, D. R., 1999, Geologic map of the southern part of the Toe Jam Mountain Quadrangle, Nevada: Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology Map 117, scale 1:24,000, 12 p. text.

Shevenell, L., Connors, K.A., and Henry, C.D., 1999, Controls on pit lake water quality at sixteen open-pit mines in Nevada: Applied Geochemistry, v. 14, p. 669–687.

Henry, C. D., and Boden, D. R., 1998, Eocene magmatism: The heat source for Carlin-type gold deposits of northern Nevada: Geology, v. 26, p. 1067–1070. [pdf file]

Henry, C. D., Davis, L. L., Kunk, M. J., and McIntosh, W. C., 1998, Tertiary volcanism of the Bofecillos Mountains and Big Bend Ranch State Natural Area: Revised stratigraphy and 40Ar/39Ar geochronology: The University of Texas at Austin, Bureau of Economic Geology, Report of Investigations No. 253, 76 p.

Henry, C. D., 1998, Geology of the Big Bend Ranch State Park, Texas: The University of Texas at Austin, Bureau of Economic Geology, Guidebook 27, 72 p.

Henry, C.D., 1998, Basement-controlled transfer zones in areas of low-magnitude extension, eastern Basin and Range province, Trans-Pecos Texas, in Faulds, J.E., and Stewart, J.H., eds., Accommodation zones and transfer zones: The regional segmentation of the Basin and Range province: Geological Society of America Special Paper 323, p. 75–88.

Henry, C.D., and Boden, D.R., 1998, Geologic map of the Mount Blitzen Quadrangle, Elko County, northeastern Nevada: Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology Map 110, 1:24,000.

Henry, C.D., Boden, D.R., and Castor, S.B., 1998, Geology and mineralization of the Eocene Tuscarora volcanic field, Elko County, Nevada, in Tosdal, R.M., ed., Contributions to the gold metallogeny of northern Nevada, U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 98-338, p. 279–290.

Henry, C. D., and Boden, D. R., 1998, Geologic map of the Mount Blitzen Quadrangle, Elko County, northeastern Nevada: Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology Map 110, scale 1:24,000.

Aranda-Gómez, J.J, Henry, C.D., Luhr, J. F. , and McDowell, F.W., 1997, Cenozoic volcanism and tectonics in NW Mexico-a transect across the Sierra Madre Occidental volcanic field and observations on extension related magmatism in the southern Basin and Range and Gulf of California tectonic provinces, in Aguirre-Díaz, G.J., J. J. Aranda-Gómez, G. Carrasco-Nuñez, and L. Ferrari, eds., Magmatism and tectonics in the central and northwestern Mexico -a selection of the 1997 IAVCEI General Assembly excursions: México, D.F., Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Instituto de Geologia, Excursión 11, 41-84.

Henry, C. D., 1997, Recent progress in understanding caldera development and mineralization in the southern Toquima Range near Round Mountain, Nevada, in Margolis, J., ed., Low-sulfidation volcanic-hosted epithermal gold-silver deposits of west-central Nevada: Geological Society of Nevada Special Publication No. 26, p. 241–246.

Henry, C. D., and Boden, D. R., 1997, Eocene magmatism of the Tuscarora volcanic field, Elko County, Nevada, and implications for Carlin-type mineralization, in Vikre, P., Thompson, T.B., Bettles, K., Christensen, O., and Parratt, R., eds., Society of Economic Geologists Guidebook Series v. 28, Carlin-type gold deposits field conference, p. 193–202.

Henry, C. D., Elson, H. B., McIntosh, W. C., Heizler, M. T., and Castor, S. B., 1997, Brief duration of hydrothermal activity at Round Mountain, Nevada determined from 40Ar/39Ar geochronology: Economic Geology, v. 92, p. 807–826.

Henry, C. D., Kunk, M. J., Muehlberger, W. R., and McIntosh, W. C., 1997, Igneous evolution of a complex laccocaldera, The Solitario, Trans-Pecos Texas: Implications for calderas and subjacent plutons: Geological Society of America Bulletin, v. 109, p. 1036–1054. [pdf file]

Shevenell, L., Henry, C. D., and Christensen, L., 1997, A ranking scheme developed to assess the relative potential of abandoned mine sites in Nevada to results in surface water and groundwater degradation: Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology Open-File Report 97-3, 49 p.

Henry, C. D., 1996, Geologic map of the Bell Canyon Quadrangle, western Nevada: Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology Field Studies Map 11, 1:24,000 scale.

Henry, C. D., 1996, Geologic map of the Bell Mountain Quadrangle, western Nevada: Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology Field Studies Map 12, 1:24,000 scale.

Henry, C. D., Castor, S. B., and Elson, H. B., 1996, Geology and 40Ar/39Ar geochronology of volcanism and mineralization at Round Mountain, Nevada, in Coyner, A. R., and Fahey, P. L., eds., Geology and Ore Deposits of the American Cordillera: Geological Society of Nevada Symposium Proceedings, Reno/Sparks, Nevada, April 1995, p. 283–307.

Henry, C.D., and Muehlberger, W.R., editors, 1996, Geology of the Solitario Dome, Trans-Pecos Texas: Paleozoic, Mesozoic, and Cenozoic sedimentation, tectonism, and magmatism: The University of Texas at Austin, Bureau of Economic Geology, Report of Investigations 240, p. 184 p. (1:24,000-scale map).

Shevenell, L., Henry, C.D., and Christensen, L., 1996, Assessing the relative potential of abandoned mine sites in Clark County, Nevada to degrade water quality. Geographic Information Systems in Environmental Resource Management. Proceedings of a Specialty Conference Sponsored by the Air and Waste Management Association, Reno, NV, March 13–15, 1996, p. 267–278.

Henry, C.D., 1995, Abandoned mines in Nevada: their distribution, abundance, and geologic suitability as bat habitat; in Riddle, B. R., ed., Inactive mines as bat habitat: guidelines for research, survey, monitoring, and mine management in Nevada. Biological Resources Research Center, University of Nevada, Reno, p. 35–47.

Henry, C.D., 1995, Environmental issues in mine closing; in Riddle, B.R., ed., Inactive mines as bat habitat: guidelines for research, survey, monitoring, and mine management in Nevada. Biological Resources Research Center, University of Nevada, Reno, p. 110–118.

Harlan, S.S., Geissman, J.W., Henry, C.D., and Onstott, T.C., 1995, Paleomagnetism and 40Ar/39Ar geochronology of gabbro sills, southern Big Bend National Park, Texas: Implications for the timing of Laramide tectonism and vertical axis rotations in the southern Cordilleran orogenic belt: Tectonics, v. 14, p. 307–321.

Price, J.G., Shevenell, L., Henry, C.D., and 8 others, 1995, Water quality at inactive and abandoned mines in Nevada--report of a cooperataive project among state agencies: Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology Open-File Report 95-4, 72 p.

Henry, C.D., Kunk, M. J., and McIntosh, W.C., 1994, 40Ar/39Ar chronology and volcanology of silicic volcanism in the Davis Mountains, Trans-Pecos Texas: Geological Society of America Bulletin, v. 106, p. 1359–1376. [pdf file]

James, E. W., and Henry, C. D., 1993, Pb isotopes of ore deposits in Trans-Pecos Texas and northeastern Chihuahua, Mexico: Basement, igneous, and sedimentary wallrock sources of metals: Economic Geology, v. 88, p. 934–947.

James, E. W., and Henry, C. D., 1993, Southeastern extent of the North American craton in Texas and northern Chihuahua as revealed by Pb isotopes: Geological Society of America Bulletin, v. 105, p. 116–126. [pdf file]

Rubin, J. N., Henry, C. D., and Price, J. G., 1993, The mobility of zirconium and other "immobile" elements during hydrothermal alteration: Chemical Geology, v. 110, p. 29–47.

Henry, C. D., and Aranda-Gomez, J. J., 1992, The real southern Basin and Range: Mid- to late Cenozoic extension in Mexico: Geology, v. 20, p. 701–704. [pdf file]

Henry, C. D., Price, J. G., Duex, T. W., and James, E. W., 1992, Geology of the Infiernito caldera and magmatic evolution of the Chinati Mountains, Trans-Pecos Texas: The University of Texas at Austin, Bureau of Economic Geology Report of Investigations No. 206, 56 p., 1 pl.

Henry, C. D., and Wolff, J. A., 1992, Distinguishing strongly rheomorphic tuffs from extensive silicic lavas: Bulletin of Volcanology, v. 54, p.171–186.

McIntosh, W. C., Geissman, J. W., Chapin, C. E., Kunk, M. J., and Henry, C. D., 1992, Calibration of the latest Eocene–Oligocene geomagnetic polarity time scale using 40Ar/39Ar dated ignimbrites: Geology, v. 20, p. 459–463.

Henry, C. D., Price, J. G., and James, E. W., 1991, Mid-Cenozoic stress evolution and magmatism in the southern Cordillera, Texas and Mexico: transition from continental arc to intraplate extension: Journal of Geophysical Research, v. 96, no. B8, p. 13545–13560. [pdf file]

James, E. W., and Henry, C. D., 1991, Compositional changes in Trans-Pecos Texas magmatism coincident with Cenozoic stress realignment: Journal of Geophysical Research, v. 96, no. B8, p. 13561–13575. [pdf file]

Ewing, T. E. (compiler), Budnik, R. T., Garrison, J. R., Jr., Goldstein, A. G., Henry, C. D., and others, 1990, Tectonic map of Texas: The University of Texas at Austin, Bureau of Economic Geology, 4 sheets, scale 1:750,000.

Henry, C. D., Price, J. G., Rubin, J. N., and Laubach, S. E., 1990, Case study of an extensive silicic lava: the Bracks Rhyolite, Trans-Pecos Texas: Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, v. 43, p. 113–132. [pdf file]

Mitre-Salazar, L.-M., Roldan-Quintana, J., Ortega, G. F., Sanchez, R. G., Colleta, B., McDowell, F., Henry, C. D., and Swanson, E. R., 1990, Transect H-1: La Paz to Saltillo, northwestern and northern Mexico, in Speed, R. C., coordinator, North American Continent—Ocean Transects Program: Geological Society of America, Decade of North American Geology, Centennial Continent/Ocean Transect No. 14, p. 1–8.

Price, J. G., Rubin, J. N., Henry, C. D., Pinkston, T. L., Tweedy, S. W., and Koppenaal, D. W., 1990, Rare-metal enriched peraluminous rhyolites in a continental arc, Sierra Blanca area, Trans-Pecos Texas, chemical modification by vapor-phase crystallization: Geological Society of America, Special Paper 246, p. 103–120.

Henry, C. D., 1989, Late Cenozoic Basin and Range structure in western Mexico adjacent to the Gulf of California: Geological Society of America Bulletin, v. 101, p. 1147–1156. [pdf file]

Henry, C. D., and Price, J. G., 1989, The Christmas Mountains caldera complex, Trans-Pecos Texas—geology and development of a laccocaldera: Bulletin of Volcanology, v. 52, p. 97–112.

Henry, C. D., Price, J. G., Parker, D. F., and Wolff, J. A., 1989, Excursion 9A: Mid-Tertiary silicic alkalic magmatism of Trans-Pecos Texas: rheomorphic tuffs and extensive silicic lavas: New Mexico Bureau of Mines and Mineral Resources Memoir 46, p. 231–274.

Henry, C. D., Price, J. G., and Miser, D. E., 1989, Geology and Tertiary igneous activity of the Hen Egg Mountain and Christmas Mountains quadrangles, Big Bend region, Trans-Pecos Texas: The University of Texas at Austin, Bureau of Economic Geology Report of Investigations No. 183, 105 p.

Rubin, J. N., Henry, C. D., and Price, J. G., 1989, Hydrothermal zircons and zircon overgrowths, Sierra Blanca Peaks, Texas: American Mineralogist, v. 74, p. 865–869.

Henry, C. D., Price, J. G., Rubin, J. N., Parker, D. F., Wolff, J. A., Self, Stephen, Franklin, Richard, and Barker, D. S., 1988, Widespread, lavalike silicic volcanic rocks of Trans-Pecos Texas: Geology, v. 16, p. 509–512.

Henry, C. D., Price, J. G., and Smyth, R. C., 1988, Chemical and thermal zonation in a mildly alkaline magma system Infiernito caldera, Trans-Pecos Texas: Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, v. 98, p. 194–211.

Henry, C. D., and Fredrikson, Goran, 1987, Geology of part of southern Sinaloa, Mexico, adjacent to the Gulf of Mexico: Geological Society of America, Map and Chart Series MCH0 63, 14 p.

Price, J. G., Henry, C. D., Barker, D. S., and Parker, D. F., 1987, Alkalic rocks of contrasting tectonic settings in Trans-Pecos Texas: Geological Society of America Special Paper 215, p. 335–346.

Rubin, J. N., Price, J. G., Henry, C. D., and Koppenaal, D. W., 1987, Cryolite-bearing and rare metal-enriched rhyolite, Sierra Blanca Peaks, Hudspeth County, Texas: American Mineralogist, v. 72, p. 1122–1130.

Barker, D. S., Henry, C. D., and McDowell, F. W., 1986, Pine Canyon caldera, Big Bend National Park: a mildly peralkaline magmatic system, in Price, J. G., and others, compilers, Igneous geology of Trans-Pecos Texas: The University of Texas at Austin, Bureau of Economic Geology Guidebook 23, p. 266–285.

Henry, C. D., 1986, East-northeast-trending structures in western Mexico: evidence for oblique convergence in the late Mesozoic: Geology, v. 14, no. 4, p. 314–317.

Henry, C. D., and McDowell, F. W., 1986, Geochronology of magmatism in the Tertiary volcanic field, Trans-Pecos Texas, in Price, J. G., and others, compilers, Igneous geology of Trans-Pecos Texas: The University of Texas at Austin, Bureau of Economic Geology Guidebook 23, p. 99–122.

Henry, C. D., McDowell, F. W., Price, J. G., and Smyth, R. C., 1986, Compilation of potassium-argon ages of Tertiary igneous rocks, Trans-Pecos Texas: The University of Texas at Austin, Bureau of Economic Geology Geological Circular 86-2, 34 p.

Henry, C. D., and Price, J. G., 1986, Early Basin and Range development in Trans-Pecos Texas and adjacent Chihuahua: magmatism and orientation, timing, and style of extension: Journal of Geophysical Research, v. 91, no. B6, p. 6213–6224. [pdf file]

Henry, C. D., and Price, J. G., 1986, The Van Horn Mountains caldera, Trans-Pecos Texas: geology and development of a small (10 km2) ash-flow caldera: The University of Texas at Austin, Bureau of Economic Geology Report of Investigations No. 151, 46 p.

Price, J. G., and Henry, C. D., 1986, Geology of Marble Canyon, in Price, J. G., and others, compilers, Igneous geology of Trans-Pecos Texas: The University of Texas at Austin, Bureau of Economic Geology Guidebook 23, p. 17–26.

Price, J. G., Henry, C. D., Barker, D. S., and Rubin, J. N., 1986, Petrology of the Marble Canyon stock, Culberson County, Texas, in Price, J. G., and others, compilers, Igneous geology of Trans-Pecos Texas: The University of Texas at Austin, Bureau of Economic Geology Guidebook 23, p. 303–319.

Price, J. G., Henry, C. D., Parker, D. F., and Barker, D. S., 1986, Igneous geology of Trans-Pecos Texas: The University of Texas at Austin, Bureau of Economic Geology Guidebook 23, 360 p.

Henry, C.D., Gluck, J.K., and Bockoven, N. T., 1985, Tectonic map of the Basin and Range Province of Texas and adjacent Mexico: The University of Texas at Austin, Bureau of Economic Geology Miscellaneous Map 36, scale 1:500,000.

Henry, C.D., and Price, J.G., 1984, Variations in caldera development in the Tertiary volcanic field of Trans-Pecos Texas: Journal of Geophysical Research, v. 89, no. B10, p. 8765–8786.

Price, J.G., and Henry, C.D., 1984, Stress orientations during Oligocene volcanism in Trans-Pecos Texas: timing the transition from Laramide compression to Basin and Range tension: Geology, v. 12, p. 238–241.

Cepeda, J.C., and Henry, C.D., 1983, Oligocene volcanism and multiple caldera formation in the Chinati Mountains, Presidio County, Texas: The University of Texas at Austin, Bureau of Economic Geology Report of Investigations No. 135, 32 p.