Section Editors

Section Board for 'Crystallography and Physical Chemistry of Minerals & Nanominerals' (66)

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Prof. Dr. Huifang Xu
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Section Editor-in-Chief
Department of Geoscience, University of Wisconsin - Madison, 1215 West Dayton Street, Madison, WI 53706, USA
Interests: mineralogy; nano-minerals; origin of dolomite; carbon and carbonate cycles; interface geochemistry; XRD; electron microscopy; X-ray and neutron total scattering of minerals
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Dr. Jordi Ibanez-Insa
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Geosciences Barcelona (GEO3BCN-CSIC), Lluis Sole i Sabaris s/n, 08028 Barcelona, Spain
Interests: powder X-ray diffraction (XRD); Raman spectroscopy; high pressure; density functional theory (DFT); optical properties; phonons and lattice dynamics; diamond anvil cell; X-ray fluorescence; cultural heritage materials
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Prof. Dr. John A. Jaszczak
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Department of Physics and the A. E. Seaman Mineral Museum, Michigan Technological University, Houghton, MI 49931, USA
Interests: topgraphic mineralogy; graphite; Merelani; Tanzania; crystal growth; Raman spectroscopoy
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Dr. Anthony Bell
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Materials and Engineering Research Institute, Sheffield Hallam University, Sheffield S8 7DN, UK
Interests: minerals; glasses; nuclear waste glass materials; X-Ray Fluorescence; X-Ray powder diffraction; synchrotron radiation; rietveld method; leucite mineral crystal structures
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Dr. Jiří Sejkora
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Department of Mineralogy and Petrology, National Museum, Cirkusová 1740, 193 00 Praha 9 - Horní Počernice, Czech Republic
Interests: mineralogy; crystallography; economic geology; geochemistry; selenides; sulfides; sulfosalts; oxysalt minerals; Raman spectroscopy
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Prof. Dr. Hidenori Terasaki
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Department of Earth Sciences, Okayama University, Okayama 700-8530, Japan
Interests: earth and planetary interiors; planetary core; core formation; physical and chemical properties of the core; liquid iron-alloys
Dr. Lidong Dai
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Key Laboratory of High Temperature and High Pressure Study of the Earth’s Interior, Institute of Geochemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Guiyang 550081, China
Interests: electrical properties of mineral and rock; spectroscopy property measurements; X-Ray diffraction for synchrotron; scanning electron microscope; high-temperature; high-pressure
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Prof. Dr. Juan Gómez-Barreiro
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Departamento de Geología, Universidad de Salamanca, 37008 Salamanca, Spain
Interests: structural geology; texture; microstructure; anysotropy; EBSD; neutron diffraction; synchrotron; TEM; deformation mechanisms; shear zones; recrystallization
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Dr. Jin Liu
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Center for High Pressure Science and Technology Advanced Research (HPSTAR), Beijing 100094, China
Interests: mineral physics; high pressure and high temperature; carbonate; subduction; oxygen fugacity; deep water cycling; core formation and composition; multi-megabar pressures; synchrotron radiation techniques
Dr. Xing Ding
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State Key Laboratory of Isotope Geochemistry, Guangzhou Institute of Geochemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Guangzhou 510640, China
Interests: water-rock interaction; element and isotope geochemistry; the hydrolysis behavior of metal complexes
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Dr. Thomas Hainschwang
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GGTL Laboratories, Balzers, Liechtenstein
Interests: fancy colour diamonds (spectroscopy and imaging; treatments); gemstone spectroscopy; gem testing instrument developments; gem treatments
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Prof. Dr. Julian Henderson
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The Department of Classics and Archaeology, The School of Humanities, The University of Nottingham, University Park, Nottingham NG7 2RD, UK
Interests: silk road; heritage science; glasses and glazes; scientific analysis; early Islamic
Dr. Yoichi Nakajima
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Department of Physics, Kumamoto University, Kumamoto 860-8555, Japan
Interests: high-pressure mineral physics and chemistry; physics of liquid, planetary core; core formation; deep earth; high-pressure experimental techniques; synchrotron X-ray techniques
Dr. Takashi Mikouchi
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Department of Earth and Planetary Science, Graduate School of Science, The University of Tokyo, 7-3-1 Hongo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-0033, Japan
Interests: extraterrestrial materials; meteorites; spacecraft returned samples; shock metamorphism; early solar system; planetary differentiation
Prof. Dr. Manuel Munoz
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Department of Geosciences, University of Montpellier, Montpellier, France
Interests: mineralogy and crystal chemistry; mineral and metallic resources; fluid-rock interactions in the oceanic lithosphere
Prof. Dr. Paris Xypolias
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Lab of Structural Geology and Tectonics, Department of Geology, University of Patras, Patras Uni Campus, GR26500 Patras, Greece
Interests: ductile deformation; shear zones; vorticity analysis; strain analysis; dynamic recrystallization; crystallographic preferred orientation; exhumation of high-pressure rocks; fabric-forming amphiboles in high-pressure rocks; Blueschists; Eastern Mediterranean Tectonics
Dr. Julien Siebert
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Institut de Physique du Globe de Paris, Université Paris Diderot, 75005 Paris, France
Interests: experimental petrology; high pressure-high temperature experiments; analytical techniques; physico-chemical properties of the deep earth interiors; planetary formation; accretion and differentiation of terrestrial planets
Dr. Felix Brandt
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Institute of Energy and Climate Research, Forschungszentrum Jülich (FZJ), 52428 Jülich, Germany
Interests: materials chemistry; crystal growth and dissolution at low temperatures; radionuclide uptake and retention; dissolution-precipitation reactions; sulphates; secondary phases; clay minerals; solid-solution formation; environmental sciences
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Prof. Dr. Fernando Rocha
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Geosciences Department, Geobiotec Research Unit, University of Aveiro, Campus Universitário de Santiago, 3810-193 Aveiro, Portugal
Interests: clays and clay minerals; industrial minerals in general and traditional building materials; medical geology; coastal and marine geology
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Prof. Dr. Evgeny Galuskin
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Institute of Earth Sciences, Faculty of Natural Sciences, University of Silesia, Sosnowiec 41-200, Poland
Interests: mineralogy of metasomatic (skarn, rodingite) and pyrometamorphic rocks; crystal chemistry of minerals; SEM, microprobe, Raman spectroscopy; crystal growth and ontogeny of minerals; new minerals
Dr. Roman Skála
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Institute of Geology of the Czech Academy of Sciences, Rozvojová 269, 165 00, Prague 6, Czech Republic
Interests: mineralogy; meteoritics; impactites; microanalytical techniques; diffraction
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Prof. Dr. Katsuyoshi Michibayashi
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Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Graduate School of Environmental Studies, Nagoya University, Nagoya 464-8601, Japan
Interests: structural sensitivity; crystal-fabrics; microtectonics; rheology of crust and mantle
Dr. Richard D. Ash
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Department of Geology, University of Maryland, College Park, MA 20742, USA
Interests: cosmochemistry; chondrites; achondrites; iron meteorites; the early Solar system; trace elements; radiogenic and stable isotopes; laser ablation ICP-MS
Prof. Dr. Leonid Dubrovinsky
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Bayerisches Geoinstitut, University Bayreuth, D-95440 Bayreuth, Germany
Interests: mineral physics; crystallography; high pressure methodology; mineralogy of deep earth interiors; high pressure physics; high pressure chemistry
Dr. Dmitry Zedgenizov
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Sobolev Institute of Geology and Mineralogy, Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Novosibirsk, Russia
Interests: diamonds; mantle rocks and minerals; inclusions in diamonds; carbon; nitrogen; mantle melts/fluids
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Dr. Kristian Ufer
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Bundesanstalt für Geowissenschaften und Rohstoffe, Hannover, Germany
Interests: clay mineralogy; powder X-ray diffraction(XRD); Rietveld method; stacking disorder; quantitative phase analysis
Dr. Nikita V. Chukanov
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Institute of Problems of Chemical Physics, Russian Academy of Sciences, Chernogolovka, 142432 Moscow, Russia
Interests: new mineral species; infrared spectroscopy of minerals; mineralogy of akaline rocks and related pegmatites and hydrothermal systems; organic mineralogy; crystal chemistry and properties of microporous minerals
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Prof. Dr. Stefan Peiffer
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Department of Hydrology, University of Bayreuth, 95447 Bayreuth, Germany
Interests: low temperature geochemistry; (acid) mine drainage; iron geochemistry; iron (hydr)oxides; iron sulfides; mineral dissolution kinetics; redox (bio)geochemistry; electron transfer processes
Dr. Igor Sharygin
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1. Institute of the Earth's Crust, Siberian Вrаnсh of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Irkutsk, Russia
2. Sobolev Institute of Geology and Mineralogy, Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Novosibirsk, Russia
Interests: kimberlites and related rocks; mantle xenoliths and their minerals; inclusions in mantle-derived minerals; intraplate magmatism; mantle melts/fluids; kimberlite indicator minerals; diamonds; experimental petrology
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Dr. Fumagalli Patrizia
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Dipartimento di Scienze della Terra "Ardito Desio", Università degli Studi di Milano, 20133 Milan, Italy
Interests: experimental petrology and mineralogy; high-pressure rocks and minerals; thermodynamics; mantle metasomatism; gabbroic and mantle rocks; carbon and water deep cycle
Dr. Olga Yakubovich
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Department of Crystallography, Geological Faculty, Moscow M.V. Lomonosov State University, 119992 Moscow, Russia
Interests: X-ray diffraction; crystal structures of minerals and inorganic solids; crystal chemistry of inorganic compounds
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Dr. Gernot Nehrke
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Alfred Wegener Institute Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Reserach, Section Biogeosciences, 27570 Bremerhaven, Germany
Interests: biomineralization; proxy development; low temperature geochemistry; Raman spectroscopy; crystal nucleation; crystal growth
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Dr. Yann Morizet
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Laboratory of Planetology and Geodynamics (LPG), University of Nantes, 44322 Nantes, France
Interests: high-pressure experiments; silicate glasses; volatiles behaviour; molecular structure; NMR and Raman spectroscopies; melt physical properties; nuclear waste immobilization
Dr. Rossella Arletti
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Dipartimento di Scienze Chimiche e Geologiche, Università degli Studi di Modena e Reggio Emilia, Via Giuseppe Campi, 103, 41125 Modena, Italy
Interests: microporous materials; zeolites; X-ray powder diffraction; high pressure; structural studies; environmental mineralogy
Prof. Dr. Hans-Rudolf Wenk
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Department of Earth and Planetary Science, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
Interests: mineralogy; crystallography; mineral physics; texture; anisotropy
Dr. Mark D. Welch
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Department of Earth Sciences, Natural History Museum, London SW7 5BD, UK
Interests: mineralogical crystallography; crystal chemistry; phase transformations; hydrous minerals; high-pressure
Dr. Emanuela Schingaro
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Dipartimento di Scienze della Terra e Geoambientali, Università degli Studi di Bari Aldo Moro, via E. Orabona 4, 70125 Bari, Italy
Interests: mineralogy; crystallography; X-ray powder diffraction; single-crystal X-ray diffraction; crystal chemistry
Dr. Elizabeth B. Rampe
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Astromaterials Research and Exploration Science Division, NASA Johnson Space Center, Houston, TX 77058, USA
Interests: Mars mineralogy; aqueous alteration; planetary exploration
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Prof. Dr. Paul Bédard
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Sciences de la Terre, LabMaTer, Université du Québec à Chicoutimi, Chicoutimi, QC G7H 2B1, Canada
Interests: rare earth deposits; niobium deposits; carbonatite; reference materials; XRF; handheld XRF
Dr. Victor V. Sharygin
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V.S.Sobolev Institute of Geology and Mineralogy, Siberian Branch of Russian Academy of Sciences, Novosibirsk, Russia
Interests: pyrometamorphism; combustion metamorphism; coal fires; burned dumps; paralava; new minerals; silicate-melt and fluid inclusions in minerals; mineralogy of alkaline rocks; carbonatites; kimberlites; mineralogy of meteorites
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Prof. Dr. Francisco Franco
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Department of Inorganic Chemistry, Universidad de Malaga, 29071 Malaga, Spain
Interests: kaolin; smectite group of minerals; sepiolite; palygorskite; pelotherapy; advanced, clay-based materials; pharmaceutical uses of adsorption processes; new technologies
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Dr. Daniele Moro
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Department of Biological, Geological and Environmental Sciences, University of Bologna, Piazza di Porta San Donato 1, 40126 Bologna, Italy
Interests: mineralogy; applied mineralogy to cultural heritage, health and environment; mineral characterization and analysis; XRD; scanning probe microscopy; phyllosilicates; biomoleculesminerals interaction; monte carlo analysis
Prof. Dr. Massimo D’Antonio
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Dipartimento di Scienze della Terra, dell’Ambiente e delle Risorse, Università degli Studi di Napoli Federico II, Complesso Universitario di Monte Sant’Angelo, Via Vicinale Cupa Cintia 21, 80126 Napoli, Italy
Interests: geochemistry; radiogenic and stable isotopes geochemistry; igneous petrology; volcanology; tephrochronology and tephrostratigraphy; diffusion chronometry; human mobility and diet; environmental isotope geochemistry; archaeometry
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Prof. Dr. Daniel Marshall
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Earth Sciences Department, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC V5A 1S6, Canada
Interests: fluid inclusions; ore deposit models; geochemistry; electron microscopy; analytical instruments; isotopes; pressure-temperature-time studies
Dr. Alexandra Guedes
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Departamento de Geociências, Ambiente e Ordenamento do Território, Faculdade de Ciências, Universidade do Porto and Instituto de Ciências da Terra, 4169-007 Porto, Portugal
Interests: mineral analytical techniques; mineralogy of fly ash and bottom ash; ore deposits
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Prof. Dr. Andrew Berry
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Research School of Earth Sciences, Australian National University, Canberra, ACT 2601, Australia
Interests: experimental petrology; XANES spectroscopy; redox variable elements; silicate melts
Dr. Natale Perchiazzi
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Dipartimento di Scienze della Terra, University of Pisa, Via S. Maria 53, 56126 Pisa, Italy
Interests: crystal structure determinations; Pb and As minerals; Rietveld method studies; zeolites; carbonates
Prof. Dr. Ulf Hålenius
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Department of Geosciences, Swedish Museum of Natural History, P.O.Box 50007, SE-104 05 Stockholm, Sweden
Interests: crystal chemistry; systematic mineralogy; new minerals; spectroscopies (Optical, IR and Mössbauer); optical crystallography
Dr. Gianluca Iezzi
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Department of Engineering and Geology, University of Chieti-Pescara “G d’Annunzio”, 66100 Pescara, Italy
Interests: chemical, crystallographic and textural characterisations of geomaterials and their synthetic analogues using XRPD, XRF, EPMA-WDS, SEM-EDS, FTIR and Raman; solidification of silicate melts and volcanic rocks; crystal-chemistry of silicates and germanates; brittle deformation of carbonate rocks; construction and demolition wastes (CDW)
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Prof. Dr. Evgeny V. Alekseev
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Institute of Energy and Climate Research, Forschungszentrum Jülich, D-52428 Jülich, Germany
Interests: crystal structure; mineral-like materials; uranium; thorium; crystallography
Dr. Yunfei Xi
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School of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, QLD 4001, Australia
Interests: clay minerals; organoclays; environmental remediation; mineral based nano composites; novel building materials
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Prof. Dr. Alberto Perez-Huerta
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Department of Geological Sciences, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487, USA
Interests: biomineralization; biogeochemistry; crystallography; microscopy; nanogeochemistry; electron backscatter diffraction (EBSD); atom probe tomography (APT); paleoecology
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Prof. Dr. Manuel Pozo Rodríguez
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Department of Geology and Geochemistry, Universidad Autónoma of Madrid, 28049 Madrid, Spain
Interests: geology and geochemistry of clays; special clays applications; sepiolite–palygorskite; bentonite; Talc–kerolite; clays and health; mineral characterization
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Prof. Dr. Jens Götze
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Institute of Mineralogy, TU Bergakademie Freiberg, 09599 Freiberg, Germany
Interests: applied mineralogy; quartz and silica; cathodoluminescence
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Dr. Yuri N. Palyanov
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1. VS Sobolev Institute of Geology and Mineralogy, Siberian Branch of Russian Academy of Sciences, Novosibirsk, Russia
2. Geology Geophysics Department, Novosibirsk State University, Novosibirsk, Russia
Interests: synthetic and natural diamonds; diamond synthesis and growth; high pressure high temperature; experimental modelling of natural diamond formation; diamond mineralogy; diamond properties and applications
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Prof. Dr. Sergey V. Krivovichev
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1. Kola Science Center, Russian Academy of Sciences, Fersmana str. 14, 184209 Apatity, Russia
2. Department of Crystallography, Institute of Earth Sciences, St. Petersburg State University, University Emb. 7/9, 199034 St. Petersburg, Russia
Interests: mineralogy; crystallography; structural complexity; uranium
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Prof. Dr. Sytle M. Antao
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Department of Geoscience, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB T2N 1N4, Canada
Interests: crystal structure; chemistry; mineralogy; crystallography; powder diffraction; single-crystal diffraction; electron microscopy
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Prof. Dr. Thomas N. Kerestedjian
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Department of Mineralogy and Mineral Resources, Geological Institute, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, 24 Acad. Georgi Bonchev str., 1113 Sofia, Bulgaria
Interests: mineralogy; ore geology; crystal growth; crystal structure; powder diffraction; crystal morphology; sector zoning; twining; environmental mineralogy; geochemistry; databases
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Prof. Dr. Luca Bindi
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Dipartimento di Scienze della Terra, Università di Firenze, 50121 Florence, Italy
Interests: aperiodic crystals; coordination chemistry; crystal chemistry; phase transitions; sulfides; sulfosalts; structural chemistry; determination of structure; twinning; X-ray diffraction
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Topical Collection in Minerals: New Minerals
Dr. Cristiana L. Ciobanu
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School of Chemical Engineering, University of Adelaide, Adelaide, SA 5005, Australia
Interests: ore-forming processes; nanoscale characterisation of ore minerals; microanalysis
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Prof. Dr. Denis Gebauer
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Institut für Anorganische Chemie, Leibniz Universität Hannover, Callinstr. 9, 30167 Hannover, Germany
Interests: physical chemistry; materials chemistry; crystallization; nucleation; non-classical crystallization; polyamorphism; pre-nucleation clusters; biomineralization; additive-controlled crystallization; bio-inspired materials
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Dr. Mariko Nagashima
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Graduate School of Sciences and Technology for Innovation, Yamaguchi University, Yamaguchi 753-8512, Japan
Interests: natural and synthetic minerals especially containing transition elements; minerals formed under low-grade metamorphism and hydrothermal activity; hydrogen bond
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Prof. Dr. William Skinner
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Minerals and Resource Engineering, Future Industries Institute, University of South Australia, Mawson Lakes Campus, SA 5095, Australia
Interests: flotation; magnetic separation; mineral processing; surface chemistry; surface spectroscopy; XPS; ToF-SIMS; synchrotron science; hydrometallurgy
Dr. Alireza Somarin
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Department of Geology, Brandon University, Brandon, MB R7A 6A9, Canada
Interests: mineralogy; geochemistry; hydrothermal alteration; ore deposit
Dr. Frank Wendler
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Department of Materials Science, University of Erlangen-Nürnberg, Dr.-Mack-Strasse 77, 90762 Fürth, Germany
Interests: modelling and simulation; multiscale modeling; hydrothermal; growth; rock vein sealing; partially molten rocks; micromagnetism; displacive phase transitions
Prof. Dr. Jianxi Zhu
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Guangzhou Institute of Geochemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), Guangzhou 510640, China
Interests: clays and clay minerals; clay mineralogy; environmental mineralogy; organoclays; mineral surface/interface reactions; in-situ characterization technologies for clay minerals in water
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