Harold Williams Fairbairn

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1937-1977 Earth, Planetary and Atmospheric Sciences Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, United States 
Area:
optical mineralogy, geochronology
Website:
http://rruff.info/doclib/am/vol81/AM81_1018.pdf
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(1906 - 1994)
ftp://rock.geosociety.org/pub/Memorials/v26/Fairbairn-HW.pdf

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Marland Pratt Billings grad student 1932 Harvard
Esper S. Larsen, Jr. grad student 1932 Harvard
 (The structure and metamorphism of the mountains of Brome county, Quebec.)

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MacKenzie L. Keith grad student 1939 MIT
Orville Frank Tuttle grad student 1948 MIT
William Henry Dennen grad student 1949 MIT
James Burleigh Thompson grad student 1950 MIT
William F. Brace grad student 1953 MIT
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Gaudette HE, Mendoza V, Hurley PM, et al. (1978) Geology and age of the Parguaza rapakivi granite, Venezuela Bulletin of the Geological Society of America. 89: 1335-1340
Gaudette HE, Hurley PM, Fairbairn HW, et al. (1978) Older Guiana basement south of the Imataca Complex in Venezuela, and in Suriname Bulletin of the Geological Society of America. 89: 1290-1294
Kovach A, Fairbairn HW, Hurley PM, et al. (1976) Reconnaissance geochronology of basement rocks from the Amazonas and Maranhão Basins in Brazil Precambrian Research. 3: 471-480
Hurley PM, Fairbairn HW, Pinson WH, et al. (1973) Middle Precambrian and older apparent age values in basement gneisses of South Korea, and relations with Southwest Japan Bulletin of the Geological Society of America. 84: 2299-2304
Hurley PM, Fairbairn HW. (1972) Rb-sr ages in vietnam: 530 m.y. event Bulletin of the Geological Society of America. 83: 3525-3528
Hurley PM, Leo GW, White RW, et al. (1971) Liberian age province (about 2,700 m.y.)and adjacent provinces in Liberia and Sierra Leone Bulletin of the Geological Society of America. 82: 3483-3490
Spooner CM, Berrangé JP, Fairbairn HW. (1971) Rb-sr whole-rock age of the Kanuku Complex, Guyana Bulletin of the Geological Society of America. 82: 207-210
Fairbairn HW, Hurley PM. (1971) Evaluation of X-ray fluorescence and mass spectrometric analyses of Rb and Sr in some silicate standards Geochimica Et Cosmochimica Acta. 35: 149-156
Bottino ML, Fullagar PD, Fairbairn HW, et al. (1970) The blue hills igneous complex, Massachusetts: Whole-rock Rb-Sr open systems Bulletin of the Geological Society of America. 81: 3739-3746
Spooner CM, Fairbairn HW. (1970) Relation of radiometric age of granitic rocks near Calais, Maine, to the time of Acadian orogeny Bulletin of the Geological Society of America. 81: 3663-3670
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