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.
  • 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