Boesenberg, Joseph

Position: Research Associate
Office: WL-347 Wright Geological Laboratory


  • B.A., 1992, M.S. 1995, Rutgers University
  • Ph.D., 2007, Rutgers University


  • R. Hewins, Advisor
  • J. Delaney
  • M. Felgenson

Research Interests

  • Meteoritics


  • Boesenberg J. S., Delaney J. S. and Hewins R. H. (2010) A petrological and chemical reexamination of Main Group pallasite formation. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta (revision submitted Nov. 1, 2011).
  • Boesenberg J. S. and Hewins R. H. (2010) An experimental investigation into the metastable formation of phosphoran olivine and pyroxene. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 74, 1923-1941.
  • Brusentsova T. N., Peale R. E., Maukonen D., Harlow G. E., Boesenberg J. S. and Ebel D. S. (2010) Far infrared spectroscopy of the carbonate minerals. American Mineralogist 95, 1515-1522.
  • Sasso M. R., Macke R. J., Boesenberg J. S., Britt D. T., Rivers M. L., Ebel D. S. and Friedrich J. M. (2009) Physical properties of incompletely compacted ordinary chondrites. Meteoritics and Planetary Science 44, 1743-1753.
  • Boesenberg J. S. (2006) Wrought iron from the U.S.S. Monitor: Mineralogy, petrology and metallography. Archaeometry 48, 613-631.
  • Ebel D. S. and Boesenberg J. S. (2004) The new Arthur Ross Hall of Meteorites at the American Museum of Natural History. Meteoritics and Planetary Science 39, 1761-1762.
  • Boesenberg J. S., Prinz M., Weisberg M. K., Davis A. M., Clayton R. N. and Mayeda T. K. (2000) The pyroxene pallasites, Vermillion and Yamato 8451: Not quite a couple. Meteoritics and Planetary Science35, 757-769.
  • Boesenberg J. S. and Delaney J. S. (1997) A model composition of the basaltic achondrite planetoid. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta61, 3205-3225.