Publications (Results of the LA-ICP-MS Laboratory)

Submitted Manuscripts

In review:

Zhao, L., Schöne, B. R., Mertz-Kraus, R., Yang, F., 2016. Uranium and sodium provide unique insights into transgenerational effects of ocean acidification on bivalve shell formation. Submitted to Science of the Total Environment. (TV2)

Onuk, P., Melcher, Frank., Mertz-Kraus, R., Gäbler, H.-E., Goldmann, S., 2016. Development of a matrix-matched sphalerite (ZnS) calibration material (MUL-ZnS-1) for calibration of in situ trace element measurements by laser ablation inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry (LA-ICP-MS). Submitted to Geostandards and Geoanalytical Research. (TV2)

Mischel, S.A., Mertz-Kraus, R., Jochum, K.P., Scholz, D., 2016. TERMITE - An R script for fast reduction of LA-ICPMS data and its application to trace element measurements. Submitted to Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry.

Foerster, M., Prelevic, D., Schmueck, H.R., Buhre, S., Veter, M., Mertz-Kraus, R., Foley, S.F., Jacob, D.E., 2016. Melting and dynamic metasomatism of mixed harzburgite + glimmerite mantle source: implications for the genesis of orogenic potassic magmas. Submitted to Chemical Geology. (TV2)

Sorokina, E.S., Rösel, D., Häger, T., Mertz-Kraus, R., Saul, J.M., 2016. LA-ICP-MS U-Pb dating of rutile inclusions within corundum (ruby and sapphire): new constraints on the formation of corundum deposits along the Mozambique belt. Submitted to Mineralium Deposita.

Zhao, L., Schöne, B.,R., Mertz-Kraus, R., 2016. Delineating the role of calcium in shell formation and elemental composition of Corbicula fluminea (Bivalvia). Submitted to Hydrobiologia.

Zhao, L., Schöne, B.R., Mertz-Kraus, R., 2015. Seawater acidification and temperature affect sodium and magnesium incorporation into calcitic bivalve shells. Submitted to Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology.

Wang, Y., Prelević, D., Foley, F.S., Buhre, S., Galer, S.J.G. Lawsonite blueschists in recycled mélange involved in K-rich orogenic magmatism. Submitted to Geology.

Ammannati, E., Jacob, D.E., Avanzinelli, R., Foley, S.E., Conticelli, S. Trace elements in olivine distinguish silicic and carbonate metasomatism in the mantle. Submitted to Geology.

Cruz-Uribe, A.M., Feineman, M.D., Zack, T., Jacob, D. Assessing trace element (dis)equilibrium and the application of single element thermometers in metamorphic rocks. Submitted to Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology.


Sorokina, E.S., Hofmeister, W., Häger, T., Mertz-Kraus, R., Buhre S., Saul, J.M., 2016. Morphological and chemical evolution of corundum (ruby and sapphire): crystal ontogeny reconstructed by EMPA, LA-ICP-MS and Cr3+ Raman mapping. American Mineralogist.

Passchier, C., Sürmelihindi, G., Spötl C., Mertz-Kraus, R., Scholz, D. (2016). Carbonate deposits from the ancient aqueduct of Béziers, France ̶ a high-resolution palaeoenvironmental archive for the Roman Empire. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology.

Zhang, L.-Y., Prelević, D., Li, N., Mertz-Kraus, R., Buhre, S., 2016. Variation of olivine composition in the volcanic rocks in the Songliao basin, NE China: lithosphere control on the origin of the K-rich intraplate mafic lavas. Lithos, 262, 153-168.

Candan, O., Akal, C., Koralay, O.E., Okay, A.I., Oberhänsli, R., Prelević, D., Mertz-Kraus, R., 2016. Carboniferous Granites on the Northern Margin of Gondwana, Anatolide-Tauride Block, Turkey - Evidence For Southward Subduction of Paleotethys. Tectonophysics.

Cruz-Uribe, A.M., Mertz-Kraus, R., Zack, T., Feineman, M.D., Woods, G., Jacob, J.E., 2016. A new LA-ICP-MS method for Ti-in-Quartz: Implications and application to HP rutile-quartz veins from the Czech Erzgebirge. Geostandards and Geoanalytical Research.

Jochum, K.P., Wilson S.A., Becker, H., Garbe-Schönberg, D., Groschopf, N., Kadlag, Y., Macholdt, D.S., Mertz-Kraus, R., Otter, L.M., Stoll, B., Stracke, A., Weis, U., Haug, G.H., Andreae, M.O., 2016. FeMnOx-1: A new microanalytical reference material for the investigation of Mn-Fe rich geological samples. Chemical Geology 432, 34-40. (TV2)


Zwaan, J.C., Buter, E., Mertz-Kraus, R., Kane, R.E, 2015. Alluvial sapphires from Montana – inclusions, geochemistry and indications for a metasomatic origin. Gems & Gemology51, 370-391.

Marali, S., Schöne, B.R., Mertz-Kraus, R., Griffin, S.M., Wanamaker, A.D., Matras, U., Butler, P.G., 2015. Ba/Ca ratios in shells of Arctica islandica - Potential environmental proxy and crossdating tool. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, doi: 0.1016/j.palaeo.2015.12.018.

L. Zhao, B. Schöne, R. Mertz-Kraus (2015). Controls on strontium and barium incorporation into freshwater bivalve shells (Corbicula fluminea). Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, doi: 10.1016/j.palaeo.2015.11.040.

Füllenbach, C., Schöne, B.R., Mertz-Kraus, R. Strontium/lithium ratio in aragonitic shells of Cerastoderma edule (Bivalvia) - A new potential temperature proxy for brackish environments. Chemical Geology 417, 341-355, doi:10.1016/j.chemgeo.2015.10.030.

Zirner, A.L.K., Marks, M.A.W., Wenzel, T., Jacob, D.E., Markl, G., 2015. Rare Earth Elements in apatite as a monitor of crystallization and metasomatic processes: the Ilímaussaq intrusion, South Greenland, as a type example. Lithos 228-229, 12-22.

Dongre, A.N., Jacob, D.E., Stern, R. Subduction-related origin of eclogite xenoliths from the Wajrakarur kimberlite field, Eastern Dharwar craton, Southern India: Constraints from petrology and geochemistry. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 166, 165-188.

Prelević, D., Akal, C., Romer, L.R., Mertz-Kraus, R., Helvaci C., 2015. Magmatic Response to Slab Tearing: Constraints from the Afyon Alkaline Volcanic Complex, Western Turkey. Journal of Petrology, doi:10.1093/petrology/egv008.

Sorokina, E.S., Litvinenko, A.K., Hofmeister, W., Häger, T., Jacob, D.E., Nasreddinov, Z.Z., 2015. Rubies and sapphires from Snezhnoe, Tajikistan. Gems & Gemology 51, 160-175. doi: 10.5741/GEMS.51.2.160.

Bussweiler, Y., Foley, S.F., Prelevic, D., Jacob, D.E., 2015. The olivine macrocryst problem: New insights from minor and trace element compositions of olivine from Lac de Gras kimberlites, Canada. Lithos 220-223, 238-252.


Rösel, D., Zack, T., Boger, S.D. LA-ICP-MS U-Pb dating of detrital rutile and zircon from the Reynolds Range: a window into the Palaeoproterozoic tectonosedimentary evolution of the North Australian Craton. Precambrian Research 255, 381-400.

Jochum, K.P., Stoll, B., Weis, U., Jacob, D.E., Mertz-Kraus, R., Andreae, M.O., 2014. Non-matrix-matched calibration for the multi-element analysis of geological and environmental samples using 200 nm femtosecond LA-ICP-MS: A comparison with nanosecond lasers, Geostandards and Geoanalytical Research, doi: 10.1111/j.1751-908X.2014.12028.x.

Pe-Piper, G., Zhang, Y., Piper, D.J.W., Prelević, D., 2014. Relationship of Mediterranean type lamproites to large shoshonite volcanoes, Miocene of Lesbos, NE Aegean Sea. Lithos 184-187, 281-299.

Rösel, D., Boger, S.D., Möller, A., Gaitzsch, B., Barth, M., Oalmann, J., Zack, T., 2014. Indo-Antarctic derived detritus on the northern margin of Gondwana: evidence for continental scale sediment transport. Terra Nova 26, 64-71, doi: 10.1111/ter.12070.

Rosenberg, D., Shimelmitz, R., Gluhak, T.M., Assaf, A., 2014. The Geochemistry of basalt Handaxes from the Lower Palaeolithic Site of Ma’yan Baruch, Israel - A Perspective on Raw Material Selection. Archaeometry DOI: 10.1111/arcm.12096.

Rossi, C., Mertz-Kraus, R., Osete, M.-L., 2014. Paleoclimate variability during the Blake geomagnetic excursion (MIS 5d) deduced from a speleothem record. Quaternary Science Reviews, doi: 10.1016/j.quascirev.2014.08.007.

Cruz-Uribe, A.M., Feineman, M.D., Zack, T., Barth, M., 2014. Metamorphic reaction rates at ~650-800 °C from diffusion of niobium in rutile. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 130, 63-77.

Caragnano, A., Basso, D., Jacob, D.E., Storz, D., Rodondi, G., Benzoni, F., Dutrieux, E., 2014. Lithophyllum kotschyanum f. affine as proxy of climate variability in the Yemen coast, Gulf of Aden (NW Indian Ocean). Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 124, 1-17.

Hettmann, K., Kreissig, K., Rehkämper, M., Wenzel, T., Mertz-Kraus, R., Markl, G., 2014. Thallium geochemistry in the metamorphic Lengenbach sulfide deposit, Switzerland: Thallium-isotope fractionation in a sulfide melt. American Mineralogist 90, 793-803, doi: 10.2138/am.2014.4591.

Cruciani, G., Franceschelli, M., Foley, S.F., Jacob, D.E., 2014. Anatectic amphibole and restitic garnet in Variscan migmatite from NE Sardinia, Italy: insights into partial melting from mineral trace elements. European Journal of Mineralogy 26, 381-395.

Gluhak, T., Schwall, C., 2014. Provenance analyses of the volcanic rock grinding stones from the Greek colony Selinunte, Sicily (Italy) - constraints and possibilities. Archaeometry.

Soares, C.J., Mertz-Kraus, R., Guedes, S., Stockli, D.F., Zack, T., 2014. Characterization of apatites as potential U reference materials for fission-track dating by LA-ICP-MS. Geostandards and Geoanalytical Research.

Benedix, G., Jacob, D.E., Taylor, P.D., 2014. Bimineralic bryozoan skeletons: a comparison of three modern genera. Facies, doi 10.1007/s10347-013-0380-2.

Williams, B., Halfar, J., DeLong, K.L., Hetzinger, S., Steneck, R.S., Jacob, D.E. 2014. Multi-specimen and multi-site calibration of Aleutian coralline algal Mg/Ca to sea surface temperature. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 139, 190-204.

Bidyananda, M., Foley, S.F., Jacob, D.E., 2014. Geochemistry of chromian spinels from the Indo-Myanmar ophiolite belt of northeastern India. Journal of the Geological Society of India (in press).

Hettmann, K., Marks, M.A.W., Kreissig, K., Zack, T., Wenzel, T., Rehkämper, M., Jacob, D.E., Markl, G. 2014. The geochemistry of Tl and its isotopes during magmatic and hydrothermal processes: The peralkaline Ilimaussaq complex, southwest Greenland. Chemical Geology 366, 1-13.

Soares, C.J., Guedes, S., Hadler, J.C., Mertz-Kraus, R., Zack, T., Iunes, P.J., 2014. Novel calibration for LA-ICP-MS-based fission-track thermochronology. Physics and Chemistry of Minerals 41, 65-73. doi: 10.1007/s00269-013-0624-2.

Rojas-Agramonte, Y., Kröner, A., Alexeiev, D.V., effreys, T., Khudoley, A.K., Wong, J., Geng, H., Shu, L., Semiletkin, S.A., Mikolaichuk, A.V., Kiselev, V.V., Yangj, J., Seltmann, R., 2014. Detrital and igneous zircon ages for supracrustal rocks of the Kyrgyz Tianshan and palaeogeographic implications. Gondwana Research 26,957-974.


Sommer, H., Wan, Y., Kröner, A., Xie, H., Jacob, D.E., 2013. SHRIMP zircon ages and petrology of granulite xenoliths from the Letseng la Terae kimberlite, Lesotho: Further evidence for a Namaqua-Natal connection. South African Journal of Geology 116, 183-198, doi:10.2113/gssajg.116.2.183.

Benedix, G., Jacob, D.E., Taylor, P.D., 2013. Bimineralic bryozoan skeletons: a comparison of three modern genera. Facies, doi 10.1007/s10347-013-0380-2.

Schwall, C., Gluhak, T., 2013. Die Reibsteine von Selinunt - Eine archäologisch-archäometrische Studie zur Entwicklung der Mahltechnik und Herkunft der vulkanischen Rohstoffe im zentralen Mittelmeerraum. Archäologisches Korrespondenzblatt.

Castro, J.M., Schipper, C.I., Mueller, S., Militzer, A., Amigo, A., Parejas, C.S., Jacob D., 2013. Storage and eruption of near-liquidus rhyolite magma at Cordón Caulle, Chile. Bulletin of Volcanology 75, 702-719.

Diener, J.F.A., White, R.W., Link, K., Dreyer, T.S., Moodley, A. 2013. Clockwise, Low-P metamorphism of the Aus granulite terrain, southern Namibia, during the Mesoproterozoic Namaqua Orogeny, Precambrian Research 224, 629-652.

Kröner, A., Rojas-Agramonte, Y., Kehelpannala, K.V.W., Zack, T., Hegner, E., Geng, H.Y., Wong, J., Barth, M., 2013. Age, Nd-Hf isotopes, and geochemistry of the Vijayan Complex of eastern and southern Sri Lanka: A Grenville-age magmatic arc of unknown derivation. Precambrian Research 234, 288-321. doi: 10.1016/j.precamres.2012.11.001.

Skublov, S.G., Zack, T., Berezin, A.V., Melnik, A.E., Rizvanova, N.G., 2013. In situ LA-ICP-MS investigation of the geochemistry and U-Pb age of rutile from the rocks of the Belomorian mobile belt. Geochemistry International 51, 180–187.

Göb, S., Loges, A., Nolde, N., Bau, M., Berner, Z., Jacob, D.E., Markl, G., 2013. Major and trace element compositions (including REE) of mineral, thermal, mine and surface waters in SW Germany and implications for water-rock interaction. Applied Geochemistry 33, 127-152.

Hetzinger, S., Halfar, J., Zack, T., Mecking, J.V., Kunz, B.E., Jacob, D.E., Adey, W.H., 2013. Coralline algal Barium as indicator for 20th century northwestern North Atlantic surface ocean freshwater variability. Scientific Reports 3, 1761, doi 10.1038/srep01761.

Marks, M.A.W., Marschall, H.R., Schühle, P., Guth, A., Wenzel, T., Jacob, D.E., Barth, M., Markl G., 2013. Trace element systematics of tourmalines in pegmatitic and -hydrothermal systems from the Variscan Schwarzwald (Germany): The importance of major-element composition, sector zoning, and fluid and melt composition. Chemical Geology 344, 73-90.

Sonibare, O.O., Jacob, D.E., Foley, S.F., 2013. Quantitative estimation of major and trace elements in coals of the Benue trough, Nigeria. Energy Sources A 135, 1-9.

Cabral, A.R., Eugster, O., Brauns, M., Lehmann, B., Rösel, D., Zack, T., De Abreu, F.R., Pernicka, E., Barth, M., 2013. Direct dating of gold by radiogenic helium: Testing the method on gold from Diamantina, Minas Gerais, Brazil. Geology 41, 163-166.

Topuz, G., Celik, O.F., Sengor, A.M.C., Altintas, I.E., Zack, T., Rolland, Y., Barth, M., 2013. Jurassic ophiolite formation and emplacement as backstop to a subduction-accretion complex in northeast Turkey, the Refahıye ophiolite, and relation to the Balkan ophiolites. American Journal of Science 313,1054-1087.

Akal, C., Helvacı, C., Prelević, D., Van den Bogaard, P., 2013. High-K volcanism in the Afyon Region, Western Turkey: from Si-oversaturated to Si-undersaturated volcanism. International Journal of Earth Sciences 102, 435-453.

Božović, M., Prelević, D., Romer, L.R., Barth, M., Van den Bogaard, P., Boev, B., 2013. The Demir Kapija ophiolite (Macedonia-FYROM): a snapshot of subduction initiation within a back-arc. Journal of Petrology 54, 1427-1453, doi: 10.1093/petrology/egt017.

Prelevic, D., Jacob, D.E., Foley, S.F., 2013. Recycling Plus: A New Recipe for the formation of Alpine-Himalayan Orogenic Mantle Lithosphere (2013): Earth and Planetary Science Letters 362, 187-197. doi: 10.1016/j.epsl.2012.11.035.

Foley, S.F., Prelevic, D., Rehfeldt, T., Jacob, D.E., 2013. Minor and trace elements in olivines as probes into early igneous and mantle melting processes. Earth and Planetary Science Letters Frontiers 363, 181-191. doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2012.11.025.

Gluhak, T.M., Rosenberg, D., 2013. Geochemical discrimination of basaltic sources as a tool for provenance analyses of bifacial tools in the southern Levant: first results from the Jezreel Valley, Israel. Journal of Archaeological Science 40, Issue 3, 1611-1622.

Sürmelihindi, G., Passchier, C.W., Spötl, C., Kessener, P., Bestmann, M., Jacob, D.E., Baykan, N.O., 2013. Laminated carbonate deposits in Roman aqueducts: origin, processes and implications. Sedimentology 60, 961-982. doi: 10.1111/sed.12000.

Grützner, T., Prelević, D., Akal, C., 2013. Geochemistry and origin of ultramafic enclaves and their basanitic host rock from Kula Volcano, Turkey. Lithos 180–181, 58–73.

Fritschle, T., Prelević, D., Foley, S.F., Jacob, D.E., 2013. Petrological characterization of the mantle surce of Mediterranean lamproites: indications from major and trace elements of phlogopites. Chemical Geology 353, 267–279.


Staude, S., Mordhorst, T., Nau, S., Pfaff, K., Brügmann, G., Jacob, D.E., Markl, G., 2012. Hydrothermal carbonates of the Schwarzwald ore district, SW Germany: carbon source and conditions of formation using δ18O, δ13C, 87Sr/86Sr, and fluid inclusions. Canadian Mineralogist 50, 1401-1434.

Sorokina, E.S., Ozhogina, E.G., Jacob, D.E., Hofmeister, W., 2012. Some features of corundum ontogeny and the quality of ruby from Snezhnoe deposit, Tajikistan (the Eastern Pamirs). Proceedings of the Russian Mineralogical Society Part 141, 6, 100-108 (in russian).

Czas, J., Jochum, K.P., Stoll, B., Weis, U., Yang, Q.-C., Jacob, D.E., Andreae, M.O., 2012. Investigation of matrix effects in 193 nm LA-ICP-MS analysis using reference glasses of different transparencies. Spectrochimica Acta Part B 78, 20-28.

B.R. Schöne, P. Radermacher, Z. Zhang, D.E. Jacob (2012): Crystal fabrics and element impurities (Sr/Ca, Mg/Ca, and Ba/Ca) in shells of Arctica islandica—Implications for paleoclimate reconstructions. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 373, 50-59,

Jochum, K.P., Scholz, D., Stoll, B., Weis, U., Wilson, S.A., Yang, Q., Schwalb, A., Börner, N., Frenzel, P., Jacob, D.E., Andreae, M.O., 2012. Accurate trace element analysis of speleothems and biogenic calcium carbonates by LA-ICP-MS. Chemical Geology 318-319, 31-44.

Zirkler, A., Johnson, T.E., White, R.W., Zack, T., 2012. Polymetamorphism in the mainland Lewisian complex, NW Scotland - phase equilibria and geochronological constraints from the Cnoc an t'Sidhean suite. Journal of Metamorphic Geology 30, 865-885.

Staude, S., Werner, W., Mordhorst, T., Wemmer, K., Jacob, D.E., Markl, G., 2012. Multi-stage Ag-Bi-Co-Ni-U and Cu-Bi vein mineralization at Wittichen, Schwarzwald, SW Germany: geological setting, ore mineralogy, and fluid evolution. Mineralium Deposita 47, 251-276.

Johnson, T.E., Fischer, S., White, R.W., Brown, M., Rollinson, H.R., 2012. Archaean Intracrustal Differentiation from Partial Melting of Metagabbro—Field and Geochemical Evidence from the Central Region of the Lewisian Complex, NW Scotland Journal of Petrology 53, 2115-2138.

(Hanco) Zwaan, J.C., Jacob, D.E., Häger, T., Cavalcanti Neto, M.T.O., Kanis, J., 2012. Emeralds from the Fazenda Bonfim region, Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil. Gems & Gemology 48, 2-17.

Marks, M.A.W., Wenzel, T., Whitehouse, M., Loose, M., Zack, T., Barth, M., Worgard, L., Krasz, V., Eby, G.N., Stosnach, H., Markl, G., 2012. The volatile inventory (F, Cl, Br, S, C) of magmatic apatite: An integrated analytical approach. Chemical Geology 291, 241-255

Loges, A., Wagner, T., Barth, M., Bau, M., Göb, S., Markl, G., 2012. Negative Ce anomalies in Mn oxides: The role of Ce4+ mobility during water-mineral interaction. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 86, 296-317.

Akal, C., Candan, O., Koralay, O.E., Oberhänsli, R., Chen, F., Prelević, D., 2012. Early Triassic potassic volcanism in the Afyon Zone of the Anatolides/Turkey: implications for the rifting of the Neo-Tethys. International Journal of Earth Sciences 101, 177-194.

Prelevic, D., Akal, C., Foley, S.F., Romer, R.L., Stracke, A., Van den Bogaard, P., 2012. Ultrapotassic Mafic Rocks as Geochemical Proxies for Post-collisional Dynamics of Orogenic Lithospheric Mantle: the Case of Southwestern Anatolia, Turkey. Journal of Petrology 53, 1019-1055.


*Göb, S., Wenzel, T., Bau, M., Jacob, D.E., Markl, G., 2011. The redistribution of rare earth elements in secondary minerals of hydrothermal veins, Schwarzwald, Southwestern Germany. Canadian Mineralogist 49, 1305-1333.

*awarded with the Hawley medal of the Canadian Mineralogical Society for the best publication in Canadian Mineralogist in 2011

Schilling, J., Marks, M.A.W., Wenzel, T., Vennemann, T., Horvath, L., Tarassoff, P., Jacob, D.E., Markl, G., 2011. The magmatic to hydrothermal evolution of the intrusive Mont Saint-Hilaire complex: Insights into the late-stage evolution of peralkaline rocks. Journal of Petrology 52, 2147-2185.

Foley, S.F., Jacob, D.E., O'Neill, H.St.C., 2011. Trace element variations in olivines from Ugandan potassic rocks as clues to the chemical characteristics of parental magmas. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 161, 1-20.

Sonibare, O.O., Jacob, D.E., Ward, C.R., Foley, S.F., 2011. Mineral and trace element composition of the Lokpanta Oil shales in the Lower Benue Trough, Nigeria. Fuel 90, 2843-2849.

Chan, P., Halfar, J., Williams, B., Hetzinger, S., Steneck, R., Zack, T., Jacob, D.E., 2011. Freshening of the Alaska Coastal Current based on coralline algal reconstructions. Journal of Geophysical Research – Biogeosciences 116, G01032.

Klemme, S., Marschall, H.R., Jacob, D.E., Prowatke, S., Ludwig, T., 2011. Trace element partitioning and boron isotope fractionation between mica and tourmaline from Broken Hill, Australia. Canadian Mineralogist, Special issue on Tourmaline 49, 145-176.

Jochum, K.P., Weis, U., Stoll, B., Kuzmin, D., Jacob, D.E., Stracke, A., Birbaum, K., Frick, D., Günther, D., Enzweiler, J., 2011. Determination of Reference Values for NIST SRM 610-617 Glasses following ISO Guidelines. Geostandards and Geoanalytical Research 35, 397-429.

Halfar, J., Hetzinger, S., Adey, W., Zack, T., Gamboa, G., Kunz, B., Williams, B., Jacob, D.E., 2011. Coralline red algal growth increment widths archive North Atlantic climate variability. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 302, 71-80.

Hetzinger, S., Halfar, J., Zack, T., Gamboa, G., Jacob, D.E., Kunz, B., Simon, K., Kronz, A., Adey, W., Lebednik, P.A., Steneck, R.S., 2011. High-resolution analysis of trace elements in crustose coralline algae by laser-ablation ICP-MS. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 302, 81-94.

Okay, N., Zack, T., Okay, A.I., Barth, M., 2011. Sinistral transport along the Trans-European Suture Zone: detrital zircon-rutile geochronology and sandstone petrography from the Carboniferous flysch of the Pontides. Geological Magazine 148, 380-403.

Kröner, A., Demoux, A., Zack, T., Rojas-Agramonte, Y., Jian, P., Tomurhuu, D., Barth, M., 2011. Zircon ages for a felsic volcanic rock and arc-related early Palaeozoic sediments on the margin of the Baydrag microcontinent, central Asian orogenic belt, Mongolia. Journal of Asian Earth Sciences 42, 1008-1017.

Zack, T., Stockli, D.F., Luvizotto, G.L., Barth, M.G., Belousova, E., Wolfe, M.R., Hinton R.W., 2011. In situ U-Pb rutile dating by LA-ICP-MS: 208Pb correction and prospects for geological applications. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 162, 515-530.

Abraham, K., Hofmann, A., Foley, S.F., Cardinal, D., Harris, C., Barth, M.G., André, L., 2011. Coupled silicon-oxygen isotope fractionation traces Archaean silicification. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 301, 222-230.

Triebold, S., Luvizotto, G.L., Tolosana-Delgado, R., Zack, T., v. Eynatten, H., 2011. Discrimination of TiO2 polymorphs in sedimentary and metamorphic rocks. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 161, 581-596.

Konrad-Schmolke, M., Zack, T., O'Brien, P.J., Barth, M., 2011. Fluid migration above a subducted slab - Thermodynamic and trace element modelling of fluid-rock interaction in partially overprinted eclogite-facies rocks (Sesia Zone, Western Alps). Earth and Planetary Science Letters 311, 287-298.

Topuz, G., Okay, A.I., Altherr, R., Schwarz, W.H., Siebel, W., Zack, T., Satir, M., Sen, C., 2011. Post-collisional adakite-like magmatism in the Agvanis Massif and implications for the evolution of the Eocene magmatism in the Eastern Pontides (NE Turkey). Lithos 121, 131-150.

Schöne, B.R., Zhang, Z., Radermacher, P., Thébault, J., Jacob, D.E., Nunn, E.V., Maurer, A.-F., 2011. Sr/Ca and Mg/Ca ratios of ontogenetically old, long-lived bivalve shells (Arctica islandica) and their function as paleotemperature proxies. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 302, 52-64.

Gluhak, T., Hofmeister, W. 2011. Geochemical provenance analyses of Roman lava millstones north of the Alps: a study of their distribution and implications for the beginning of Roman lava quarrying in the Eifel region (Germany). Journal of Archaeological Science 38, 1603-1620.

Akal, C., Candan, O., Koralay, O.E., Oberhansli, R., Chen, F., Prelevic D., 2011. Early Triassic potassic volcanism in the Afyon Zone of the Anatolides/Turkey: implications for the rifting of the Neo-Tethys. International Journal of Earth Sciences 101, 177-194.


Hegner, E., Klemd, R., Kröner, A., Corsini, M., Alexeiev, D.V., Iaccheri, L.M., Zack, T., Dulski, P., Xia, X., Windley, B.F., 2010. Mineral ages and P-T- conditions of late Paleozoic high-pressure eclogite and provenance of melange sediments from Atbashi in the South Tianshan orogeny of Kyrgyzstan. American Journal of Science 310, 916-950.

Rojas-Agramonte, Y., Kröner, A., Garcia-Casco, A., Kemp, T., Hegner, E., Perez, M., Barth, M., Liu, D.,Y., Fonseca-Montero, A., 2010. Zircon ages, Sr-Nd-Hf isotopic compositions, and geochemistry of granitoids associated with the northern ophiolite melange of central Cuba: Tectonic implication for late Cretaceous magmatism in the northwestern Caribbean. American Journal of Science 310, 1453-1479.

Link, K., Koehn, D., Barth, M.G., Tiberindwa, J.V., Barifaijo, E., Aanyu, K., Foley, S.F., 2010. Continuous cratonic crust between the Congo and Tanzania blocks in western Uganda. International Journal of Earth Sciences99, 1559-1573.

Topuz, G., Altherr, R., Siebel, W., Schwarz, W.H., Zack, T., Hasözbek, A., Barth, M., Satır, M., Şen, C., 2010. Carboniferous high-potassium I-type granitoid magmatism in the Eastern Pontides: the Gümüşhane pluton (NE Turkey) Lithos 166, 92-110.

Nehring, F., Foley, S.F., Hölttä, P., 2010. Trace element partitioning in the granulite facies. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology. doi:10.1007/s00410-009-0437-y.

Gonzaga, R.G., Menzies, M., Thirlwall, M.F., Jacob, D.E., LeRoex, A., Seth, B., 2010. Eclogites and garnet pyroxenites: Problems resolving provenance using Lu-Hf, Sm-Nd and Rb-Sr isotope systems. Journal of Petrology 51, 513-535.

Schilling, J., Wu, F.Y., McCammon, C., Wenzel, T., Marks, M.A.W., Pfaff, K., Jacob, D.E., Markl, G., 2011. The compositional variability of eudialyte-group minerals. Mineralogical Magazine 75 (1), 87-115.

Pfaff, K., Hildebrandt, L.H., Emsbo, P., Leach, D.L., Jacob, D.E., Markl, G., 2010. Formation of the Wiesloch Mississippi Valley-type Zn-Pb-Ag deposit in the extensional setting of the Upper Rhinegraben, SW Germany. Mineralium Deposita 45, 647-666.

Gamboa, G., Halfar, J., Hetzinger, S., Adey, W., Zack, T., Kunz, B., Jacob, D.E., 2010. Mg/Ca ratios in coralline algae record NW Atlantic temperature variations and NAO relationships. Journal of Geophysical Research ̶ Oceans 115, C12044. doi:10.1029/2010JC006262.

Soldati, A.L., Jacob, D.E., Bianchi, M.M., Hajduk, A., 2010. Microstructure and polymorphism of Diplodon chilensis patagonicus (d’Orbigny 1835) recent shells. Gayana 74(1), 61-69. (in Spanish with English abstract).

Brachert, T.C., Brügmann, G., Mertz, D.F., Kullmer, O., Schrenk, F., Jacob, D.E., Ssemmanda, I., Taubald, H., 2010. Stable isotope variation in tooth enamel from Neogene Hippopotamids: Monitor of meso- and global climate and rift dynamics on the Albertine Rift, Uganda. International Journal of Earth Sciences 99, 1663-1675.

Soldati, A.L., Goettlicher, J., Jacob, D.E., Vicente-Vilas, V., 2010. Manganese speciation in Diplodon chilensis patagonicus shells: a XANES study. Journal of Synchrotron Radiation 17, 193-201.

Gonzaga, R.G., Lowry, D., Jacob, D.E., LeRoex, A., Schulze, D., Menzies, M.A., 2010. Eclogites and garnet pyroxenites: Similarities and differences. Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research 190, 235-247.

Schöne, B.R., Zhang, Z., Gillikin, D.P., Jacob, D.E., Tütken, T., Garbe-Schönberg, D., McConnaughey, T., Soldati, A., 2010. Effect of organic matrices on the determination of minor elements (Mg, Sr) and Mg/Ca and Sr/Ca ratios of aragonitic bivalve shells (Arctica islandica) – comparison of ICP-OES and LA-ICP-MS data. Geochemical Journal 44, 23-37.

Cvetković, V., Downes, H., Hock, V., Prelević, D., Lazarov, M., 2010. Mafic alkaline metasomatism in the lithosphere underneath East Serbia: evidence from the study of xenoliths and the host alkali basalts. Geological Society, London, Special Publications 337, 213-239.


Conticelli, S., Guarnieri, L., Farinelli, A., Mattei, M., Avanzinelli, R., Bianchini, G., Boari, E., Tommasini, S., Tiepolo, M., Prelevic, D., Venturelli, G., 2009. Trace elements and Sr-Nd-Pb isotopes of K-rich, shoshonitic, and calc-alkaline magmatism of the Western Mediterranean Region: Genesis of ultrapotassic to calc-alkaline magmatic associations in a post-collisional geodynamic setting. Lithos 107(1-2), 68-92.

Thébault, J., Schöne, B.R., Hallmann, N., Barth, M.G., Nunn, E.V., 2009. Investigation of Li/Ca variations in aragonitic shells of the ocean quahog Arctica islandica, northeast Iceland. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems 10, Q12008.

Powell, M.G., Schöne, B.R., Jacob, D.E., 2009. Tropical marine climate during the late Paleozoic ice age using trace element analyses of brachiopods. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 280, 143-149.

Jacob, D.E., Viljoen, K.S., Grassineau, N., 2009. Eclogite xenoliths from Kimberley, South Africa – a case study of mantle metasomatism in eclogites. Lithos, Special issue 9IKC, 112, Supplement 2, 1002-1013.

Foley, S.F., Yaxley, G.M., Rosenthal, A., Buhre, S., Kiseeva, E.S., Rapp, R.P., Jacob, D.E., 2009. The composition of near-solidus melts of peridotite in the presence of CO2 and H2O between 40 and 60 kbar. Lithos, Special issue 9IKC 112, Supplement 1, 274-283.

Luvizotto, G.L., Zack, T., Meyer, H.P., Ludwig, T., Triebold, S., Kronz, A., Münker, C., Stockli, D., Prowatke, S., Klemme, S., Jacob, D.E., Von Eynatten, H., 2009. Characterization of rutile crystals as potential trace element and isotope mineral standards for microanalysis. Chemical Geology 261, 346-369.

Barth, M.G., Gluhak, T., 2009. Geochemistry and tectonic setting of mafic rocks from the Othris Ophiolite, Greece. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 157, 23-40.

Meinhold, G., Kostopoulos, D., Reischmann, T., Frei, D., BouDagher-Fadel, M.P., 2009. Geochemistry, provenance and stratigraphic age of metasedimentary rocks from the eastern Vardar suture zone, northern Greece. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 277, 199-225.

Nehring, F., Foley, S.F., Hölttä, P., Van den Kerkhof, A.M., 2009. Internal Differentiation of the Archean Continental Crust: Fluid-Controlled Partial Melting of Granulites and TTG Amphibolite Associations in Central Finland. Journal of Petrology 50, 3-35.

Soldati, A.L., Jacob, D.E., Schoene, B.R., Bianchi, M.M., Hajduk, A., 2009. Seasonal periodicity of growth and composition in valves of Diplodon chilensis patagonicus (d'Orbigny, 1835). Journal of Molluscan Studies 75, 75-85.

Luvizotto, G.L., Zack, T., 2009. Nb and Zr behavior in rutile during high-grade metamorphism and retrogression: An example from the Ivrea-Verbano Zone. Chemical Geology 261, 303-317.


Prelević, D., Akal, C., Foley, S.F., 2008. Orogenic vs anorogenic lamproites in a single volcanic province: Mediterranean-type lamproites from Turkey. IOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science 2: 012024.

Rehfeldt, T., Foley, S.F., Jacob, D.E., Carlson, R.W., Lowry, D., 2008. Contrasting types of metasomatism in dunite, wherlite and websterite xenoliths from Kimberley, South Africa. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 72, 23, 5722-5756.

Jacob, D.E., Soldati, A.L., Wirth, R., Huth, J., Wehrmeister, U., Hofmeister, W., 2008. Nanostructure, chemical
composition and mechanisms of bivalve shell growth. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 72, 22,

Marks, M., Coulson, I., Schilling, J., Jacob, D.E., Schmitt, A.K., Markl, G. (2008). The effects of fractionation of HFSE-rich minerals (titanite, eudialyte, Ti-andradite, zircon) on the geochemical evolution of alkaline to peralkaline melts. Chemical Geology 257, 153-172.

Konrad-Schmolke, M., Zack, T., O’Brien, P.J., Jacob, D.E., 2008. Combined thermodynamic and trace element modelling of garnet growth during subduction: examples from ultrahigh-pressure eclogites of the Western Gneiss Region, Norway. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 272, 488-498.

Soldati, A.L., Jacob, D.E., Wehrmeister, U., Hofmeister, W., 2008. Structural characterization and chemical composition of aragonite and vaterite in freshwater cultured pearls. Mineralogical Magazine 72 (2), 579-592.

Nehring, F., Jacob, D.E., Barth, M., 2008. Laser-ablation ICP-MS analysis of siliceous rock glasses fused on an Iridium strip heater using MgO dilution. Microchmica Acta 160, 153-163.

Prelevic, D., Foley, S.F., Romer, R., Conticelli, S., 2008. Mediterranean tertiary lamproites derived from multiple source components in postcollisional geodynamics. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 72, 2125-2156.

Barth, M.G., Masonb, P.R.D., Daviesc, G.R., Druryb, M.R., 2008. The Othris Ophiolite, Greece: A snapshot of subduction initiation at a mid-ocean ridge. Lithos 100, 234-254.

Tappe, S., Foley, S.F., Kjarsgaard, B.A., Romer, R.L., Heaman, L.M., Stracke, A., Jenner, G.A., 2008. Between carbonatite and lamproite - Diamondiferous Torngat ultramafic lamprophyres formed by carbonate-fluxed melting of cratonic MARID-type metasomes. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 72, 3258-3286.


Wehrmeister, U., Jacob, D.E., Soldati, A.L., Häger, T., Hofmeister, W., 2007. Vaterite in freshwater cultured pearls from China and Japan. The Journal of Gemmology 31, 5/6, 399-416.

Chavagnac, V., Milton, J.A., Green, D.R.H., Breuer, J., Bruguier, O., Jacob, D.E., Jong, T., Kamenov, G.D., Le Huray, J., Liu, Y., Palmer, M.R., Pourtalès, S., Roduhskin, I., Soldati, A., Trueman, C.N., Yuan, H., 2007. Towards the development of a fossil bone geochemical standard: an inter-laboratory study. Analytica Chimica Acta 599, 177-190.

Rehfeldt, T., Jacob, D.E., Carlson, R.W., Foley, S.F., 2007. Fe-rich dunite xenoliths from South African kimberlites: cumulates from Karoo flood basalts. Journal of Petrology 48, 1387-1409.

Prelevic, D., Foley, S.F., 2007. Accretion of arc-oceanic lithospheric mantle in the Mediterranean: Evidence from extremely high-Mg olivines and Cr-rich spinel inclusions in lamproites. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 256, 120-135.

Tappe, S., Foley, S.F., Stracke, A., Romer, R.L., Heaman, L.M., Kjarsgaard, B.A., Joyce, N., 2007. Craton reactivation on the Labrador Sea margins: 40Ar/39Ar age and Sr-Nd-Hf-Pb isotope constraints from alkaline and carbonatite intrusives. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 256, 433-454.


Jacob, D.E., 2006. High sensitivity analysis of trace element poor geological reference glasses by laser-ablation inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry (LA-ICP-MS). Geostandards and Geoanalytical Research 30, No. 3, 221-235.

Foley, S.F., Andronikov, A.V., Jacob, D.E., Melzer, S., 2006. Evidence from Antarctic mantle peridotite xenoliths for
changes in mineralogy, geochemistry and geothermal gradients beneath a developing rift.
Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta
70, 3096-3120.

Jochum, K.P., Stoll, B., Herwig, K., Willbold, M., Hofmann, A.W., Amini, M., Arburg, S., Abouchami, W., Raczek, I., Stracke, A., Alard, O., Bouman, C., Becker, S., Dücking, M., Brätz, H., Klemd, R., De Bruin, D., Canil, D., Cornell, D., De Hoog, C.J., Dalpé, C., Danyushevsky, L., Gao, Y., Snow, J.E., Groschopf, N., Günther, D., Latkoczy, C., Guillong, M., Hauri, E.H., Höfer, H.E., Lahaye, Y., Horz, K., Jacob, D.E., Kasemann, S.A., Kent, A.J.R., Ludwig, T., Zack, T., Mason, P.R.D., Meixner, A., Rosner, M., Misawa, K., Nash, B.P., Pfänder, J., Premo, W.R., Sun, W.D., Tiepolo, M., Vannucci, R., Vennemann, T., Wayne, D., Woodhead, J.D., 2006: MPI-DING Reference Glasses for In Situ Microanalysis: New Reference Values for Element Concentrations and Isotope Ratios. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems 7, 2005GC001060.

Tappe, S., Foley, S.F., Jenner, G.A., Heaman, L.M., Kjarsgaard, B.A., Romer, R.L., Stracke, A., Joyce, N., Hoefs, J., 2006. Genesis of ultramafic lamprophyres and carbonatites at Aillik Bay, Labrador: a consequence of incipient lithospheric thinning beneath the North Atlantic craton. Journal of Petrology 47, 1261-1315.