Geosciences Institute

Geosciences Institute

Antonio Castro Dorado

Departamento/línea: Dinámica Terrestre y Observación de la Tierra

Sublínea de investigación del IGEO Geoquímica y Evolución Tectonomagmática de la Tierra


Áreas de investigación:

  • Geoquímca experimental de sistemas magmáticos
  • Origen de magmas en márgenes de placa activos
  • Petrología de rocas graníticas
  • Magmatismo de la Cadena Varisca Europea

 


Publicaciones más relevantes de los últimos años:

  • Rodríguez, C.; Castro, A.2018. Origin of enclaves and enclave swarms in granites: Field and geochemical relations GSA bulletin. pp.1-26.26. doi.org/10.1130/B32028.1
  • Fernández, C.; Castro, A.2018. Mechanical and structural consequences of magma differentiation at ascent conduits: A possible origin for some mafic microgranular enclaves in granites. Lithos, 320-321, pp.49-61.
  • Rodríguez, C.; Castro, A.2017. Silicic magma differentiation in ascent conduits. Experimental constraints. Lithos, 272-273, pp.261-277
  • Zhang, J.; et al. 2016. Multiple mixing and hybridization from magma source to final emplacement in the Permian Yamatu Pluton, the Northern Alxa Block, China. Journal of Petrology, 57-5, pp.933-980.
  • García-Arias, M.; et al. 2015. Water-present melting in the middle crust: The case of the Ollo de Sapo gneiss in the Iberian Massif (Spain). Chemical Geology, 419, pp.176-191.
  • Castro, A.; Díaz-Alvarado, J.; Fernández, C.2014. Fractionation and incipient self-granulitization during deep-crust emplacement of Lower Ordovician Valle Fértil batholith at the Gondwana active margin of South America. Gondwana Research, 25-2, pp.685-706.
  • Shi, X.; et al. 2014. Timing, petrogenesis and tectonic setting of the Late Paleozoic gabbro-granodiorite-granite intrusions in the Shalazhashan of northern Alxa: Constraints on the southernmost boundary of the Central Asian Orogenic Belt. Lithos, 208, pp.158-177.
  • Martí, J.; et al. 2013. Correlation of magma evolution and geophysical monitoring during the 2011-2012 El Hierro (Canary Islands) submarine eruption. Journal of Petrology, 54-7, pp.1349-1373.
  • Castro, A.; Vogt, K.; Gerya, T.2013. Generation of new continental crust by sublithospheric silicic-magma relamination in arcs: A test of Taylor's andesite model. Gondwana Research. 23-4, pp.1554-1566.
  • Castro, A.; et al. 2013. Late Eocene-Oligocene post-collisional monzonitic intrusions from the Alborz magmatic belt, NW Iran. An example of monzonite magma generation from a metasomatized mantle source. Lithos, 180-181, pp.109-127.
  • Castro, A.2013. Tonalite-granodiorite suites as cotectic systems: A review of experimental studies with applications to granitoid petrogenesis. Earth-Science Reviews, 124, pp.68-95.
  • Castro, A.; T. Gerya; A. García-Casco; C. Fernández; J. Díaz-Alvarado; I. Moreno-Ventas; I. Löw. 2010. Melting relations of MORB-sediment mélanges in underplated mantle wedge plumes; Implications for the origin of Cordilleran-type batholiths. Journal of Petrology, 51 - 6, pp. 1267-1295.
  • A. Castro; T.V. Gerya. 2008. Magmatic implications of mantle wedge plumes: Experimental study. Lithos, 103 - 1-2, pp. 138 - 148


Valentín Garcia Baonza

Geosciences Institute Director

Departament/line: Earth Dynamics and Observation


Last years most relevant publications:

  • Peña-Álvarez, M., Burrezo, P. M., Kertesz, M., Iwamoto, T., Yamago, S., Xia, J., Jasti, R., López-Navarrete, J. T., Taravillo, M., Baonza, V. G., Casado, J. (2014). Properties of Sizeable [n]CycloParaPhenylenes As Single-Wall Carbon Nanotubes Molecular Models By Raman Spectroscopy: Structural and Electron-Transfer Responses Modulated by Mechanical Stress. Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 53, 7033-7037.
  • Baonza, V. G., Rull, F., Dubessy, J. (2012). Raman Spectroscopy of Gases, Water and other Geological Fluids (EMU Notes on Mineralogy, ISBN: 978-0-903056-31-1, Chapter 8, pages 279-320). European Mineralogical Union. Viena.
  • Del Corro, E., Taravillo, M., Baonza, V. G. (2012). Nonlinear Strain Effects in Double-Resonance Raman Bands of Graphite, Graphene and Related Materials. Physical Review B, 85, 033407.
  • Del Corro, E., González, J., Taravillo, M., Flahaut, E., Baonza, V. G. (2008). Raman Spectra of Double-wall carbon nanotubes under extreme uniaxial stress. Nano Letters, 8, 2215-2218. .
  • Vegas, A., Baonza, V. G. (2007). Pseudoatoms and Preferred Skeletons in Crystals (Feature Article). Acta Crystallographica B, 63, 339-345.


Miriam Gómez Paccard

Departamento/línea: Dinámica Terrestre y Observación de la Tierra

Sublínea de investigación del IGEO: Physics of the Earth's Interior: simulation, modelling and observation (PESO)


Áreas de investigación:

  • Geomagnetismo,
  • Variación Secular
  • Paleointensidad,
  • Magnetismo Ambiental

 


Publicaciones más relevantes de los últimos años:



Fernando Tornos

Departamento: Geomateriales

Línea: Procesos de Formación Mineral

Áreas de investigación:

  • Depósitos de magnetita-apatito e IOCG
  • Geomicrobiología de depósitos minerales
  • Sulfuros masivos volcanogénicos
  • Técnicas de exploración minera

Publicaciones más relevantes de los últimos años:

  • Tornos F, Oggerin M, Ríos A, Rodriguez N, Amils R, Sanz JL, Rojas P, Velasco F, Escobar JM, Gómez C, Slack JF (2019) Do microbes control the formation of giant copper deposits? Geology 47: 143–146.
  • Tornos, F., Peter, J. M., Allen, R., and Conde, C., 2015, Controls on the siting and style of volcanogenic massive sulphide deposits: ORE GEOLOGY REVIEWS, v. 68, no. 0, p. 142-163.
  • Tornos F, Velasco F, Hanchar JM (2017) The Magmatic to Magmatic-Hydrothermal Evolution of the El Laco Deposit (Chile) and Its Implications for the Genesis of Magnetite-Apatite Deposits. Economic Geology 112: 1595-1628.
  • Tornos F, Velasco F, Menor-Salvan C, Delgado A, Slack JF, Escobar JM (2014) Formation of recent Pb-Ag-Au mineralization by potential sub-surface microbial activity. Nature Communications 5: 4600.
  • Tornos, F., Velasco, F., and Hanchar, J., 2016, Iron-rich melts, magmatic magnetite and superheated magmatic-hydrothermal systems: The El Laco deposit, Chile: GEOLOGY, v. 44, no. 6, p. 427-430.
  • Tornos, F., Velasco, F., Slack, J., Delgado, A., Miguelez, N. G., Escobar, J. M., and Gomez, C., 2017, The high-grade Las Cruces copper deposit, Spain: a product of secondary enrichment in an evolving basin: MINERALIUM DEPOSITA, v. 52, no. 1, p. 1-34.

Proyectos de investigación en curso:

  • U-GHOST: Sistemas magmático-hidrotermales no convencionales: una fuente para metales escasos (2015-2018). SEIDI – Retos. CGL2014-55949-R
  • GATEWAY: Gateway to developing Economies (2017-2019). EIT – Raw Materials 16204
  • MICRO-ECOS: Microscale and Electrometallurgically assisted Cleaning of Complex Sulphide Ores (2017-2020). EIT Raw Materials 16451
  • SIT4ME: Seismic Imaging technologies for mineral exploration (2018-2021). EIT Raw Materials 17024
  • NEXT: New Exploration Technologies. H2020-SC5-2017-OneStageB 776804


Sara Rododriguez Guerrero

Departamento/línea: Servicios Técnicos