Angewandte Geochemie



Hampl, Fj., Schiperski, F., Schwerdhelm, C., Stroncik, N., Bryce, C., Von Blankenburg, F., Neumann, T. (2023). Feedbacks between the formation of secondary minerals and the infiltration of fluids into the regolith of granitic rocks in different climatic zones (Chilean Coastal Cordillera). Earth Surface Dynamics 11, 511-528.

Dominic, A. M., Wang, Z., Kuc, A., Petkov, P., Ly, K. H., Pham, T. L. H., Kutzschbach, M., Cao, Y., Bachmann, J., Feng, X., Dong, R., & Weidinger, I. M. (2023). Oxidation State Dependent Conjugation Controls Electrocatalytic Activity in a Two-Dimensional Di-Copper Metal-Organic Framework. Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 127(15), 7299-7307. doi:10.1021/acs.jpcc.2c08819. 

Franz, G., Khomenko, V, Lykcberg, P., Chournousenko, V, Struck, U., Gernert, U. & Nissen, U. (2023). The Volyn biota (Ukraine) - indications of 1.5 Gyr pld eucaryotes in 3D preservation, a spotlight on the „boring billion“. Biogesciences 20, 1901-1924.

Pidchenko, I.N., Christensen, J.N., Kutzschbach, M. et al. (2023). Deep anoxic aquifers could act as sinks for uranium through microbial-assisted mineral trapping.Commun Earth Environ 4, 128.


Börner F, Keith M, Bücker JL, Voudouris P, Klemd R, Haase K, Kutzschbach M and Schiperski F (2022). In-situ trace element and S isotope systematics in pyrite from three porphyry-epithermal prospects, Limnos Island, Greece. Frontiers in Earth Sciences 10:916107. doi: 10.3389/feart.2022.916107

Hampl, F., Schiperski, F., Byrne, J. M., Schwerdhelm, C., Kappler, A., Bryce, C., von Blanckenburg, F. & Neumann, T. (2022). The role of iron-bearing minerals for the deep weathering of a hydrothermally altered plutonic rock in semi-arid climate (Chilean Coastal Cordillera). Chemical Geology, 120922.

Sawall, J., & Schiperski, F. (2022). Mutual Effects of pH and Competing Cations on the Mobility of Metoprolol in Saturated Quartz Sand: Parameter Estimation and Mobility Prediction Using Retardation Modeling. ACS ES&T Water.

Schiperski, F., Zirlewagen, J., Stange, C., Tiehm, A., Licha, T., & Scheytt, T. (2022). Transport-based source tracking of contaminants in a karst aquifer: Model implementation, proof of concept, and application to event-based field data. Water Research213, 118145.




Hampl, Ferdinand J.; Schiperski, Ferry; Byrne, James M.; Schwerdhelm, Christopher; Kappler, Andreas; Bryce, Casey; von Blanckenburg, Friedhelm; Neumann, Thomas (2021): Mineralogical, geochemical and magnetic susceptibility data from a deep hydrothermally altered profile in a semi-arid region (Chilean Coastal Cordillera). GFZ Data Services.

Börner F., Keith M., Smith D.J., Barry T.L., Neumann T. & Klemd R. (2021) Fingerprinting fluid evolution by trace elements in epithermal pyrite, Vatukoula Au-Te deposit, Fiji. – Ore Geology Reviews 137.

Krone, L, Hampl, F.J., Schwerdhelm C., Bryce C., Ganzert L, Kitte A., Übernickel K., Dielforder A., Aldaz S., Oses-Pedraza R., Perez J.P.H., Alfaro P.S., Wagner D., Weckmann U., von Blanckenburg F. (2021) Deep weathering in the semi-arid Coastal Cordilllera, Chile. - Scientific Reports.

Neidhard H., Rudischer S., Eiche E., Schneider M., Stopelli E., Duyen V.T., Trang P.T.K., Viet P.H., Neumann T. & Berg M. (2021) Phosphate immobilization dynamics and interaction with arsenic sorption at transition zones in floodplain aquifers: insights from the Red River Delta, Vietnam. – Journal of Hazardous Materials, DOI: 10.1016/j.jhazmat.2021.125128.

Kontny A., Schneider M., Eiche E., Stopelli E., Gladowsky M., Rath B., Göttlicher J., Byrne J.M., Berg M., Duyen V.T., Trang T.K.T., Viet V. & Neumann T. (2021) Iron mineral transformation and their impact on As (im)mobilization at redox interfaces in As-contaminated aquifers. – Geochimica Cosmochimica Acta, DOI: 10.1016/j.gca.2020.12.029.

Walter, B.F., Steele-MacInnis, M., Giebel, R.J., Marks, M.A. & Markl, G. (2021): Fluids associated with carbonatitic magmatism: A critical review and implications for carbonatite magma ascent. Earth-Science Reviews,

Kutzschbach, M., Wunder, B., Wannhoff, I., Wilke, F. D.H., Couffignal, F., Rocholl, A. (2021) Raman spectroscopic quantification of tetrahedral boron in synthetic aluminium-rich tourmaline. American Mineralogist, in press. DOI:

Gladowska M., Schneider M., Eiche E., Kontny A., Neumann T., Straub D., AdvectAs Project Members, Kleindienst S. & Kappler A. (2021) Microbial transformation of biogenic and abiogenic Fe minerals followed by in-situ incubations in an As-contaminated vs. non-contaminated aquifer. – Environmental Pollution 281. DOI: 10.1016/j.envpol.2021.117012.

Gladowska M., Schneider M., Eiche E., Kontny A., Neumann T., Straub D., Berg M., Prommer H., Bostick B.C., Nghiem A.A, Kleindienst S. & Kappler A. (2021) Fermentation, methanotrophy and methanogenesis influence sedimentary Fe and As dynamics in As-affected aquifers in Vietnam. – Science of the Total Environment 779. DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2021.146501.

Schiperski, F., Liebscher, A., Gottschalk, M., & Franz, G. (2021). Re-examination of the heterotype solid solution between calcite and strontianite and Ca-Sr fluid-carbonate distribution: An experimental study of the CaCO3-SrCO3-H2O system at 0.5–5 kbar and 600 C. American Mineralogist: Journal of Earth and Planetary Materials106(6), 1016-1025.


Digiacomo F., Tobler D.J., Held T., Neumann T. (2020) Immobilization of Cr(VI) by sulphate green rust and sulphidized nanoscale zerovalent iron in sand media: batch and column studies. - Geochemical Transaction 21: 8,

Thomas A.N., Eiche E., Göttlicher J., Steininger R., Benning L.G., Freeman H.M., Tobler D.J., Mangayamam M., Dideriksen K., Neumann T. (2020) Effects of metal cation substitution of hexavalent chromium reduction by green rust. – Geochemical Transactions 21:2, DOI: 10.1186/s12932-020-00066-8.    

Kalb M., Kluge T., Eckhardt H., Weise A., Prokhorov I., Kraml M., Eiche E. & Neumann T. (2020)  CO2gas-H2Oliquid isotope exchange rates up to 150°C - Experimental study and application to hydrothermal CO2. - Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 269: 167-183.

Stopelli E., Duyen V.T., Mai T.T., Trang P.T.K., Viet P.H., Lightfood A., Kipfer R., Schneider M., Eiche E., Kontny A., Neumann T., Glodowska M., Patzner M., Kappler A., Kleindienst S., Rathi B., Cirpka O., Bostick B., Prommer H., Winkel L.H.E., Berg M. (2020) Spatial and temporal evolution of groundwater arsenic contamination in the Red River delta, Vietnam: Interplay of mobilisation and retardation processes. – Science of the Total Environment 717: 137143. 

Walter, B.F., Steele-MacInnis, M., Giebel, R.J., Marks, M.A. & Markl, G. (2020): Complex carbonate-sulfate brines in fluid inclusions from carbonatites: Estimating compositions in the system H2O-Na-K-CO3-SO4-Cl. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta. Vol. 277. P 224-242

Franz, G., Vyshnevskyi, O., Taran, M., Khomenko, V., Wiedenbeck, M., Schiperski, F., & Nissen, J. (2020). A new emerald occurrence from Kruta Balka, Western Peri-Azovian region, Ukraine: Implications for understanding the crystal chemistry of emerald. American Mineralogist: Journal of Earth and Planetary Materials, 105(2), 162-181.


Dill H.G., Kus J., Goldmann S., Suarez-Ruiz I., Neumann T. & Kaufhold S. (2019) The physical-chemical regime of a sulfide-bearing semi-graphite mineral assemblage in metabasic rocks (SE Germany) – A multidisciplinary study of the missing link between impsonite and graphite. - International Journal of Coal Geology 212: 103262.

Nothstein A.K., Eiche E., Riemann M., Nick P., Maier P., Tenspolde A. & Neumann T. (2019) Coupling Langmuir with Michaelis-Menton – A practival alternative to estimate Se content in rice? - PloS ONE 14(4): e0214219. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0214219.    

Eiche E., Nothstein A.K., Goettlicher J., Steininger R., Dhillon K., Neumann T. (2019) The behaviour of irrigation induced Se in teh groundwater-soil-plant system in Punjab, India. Environ. Sci.: Processes Impacts, DOI: 10.1039/C9EM00009G.

Schiperski, F., Oerthwich, M., Scheytt, T., Licha, T. (2019): Solubility of TINOPAL CBS-X fluorescent dye at different EDTA concentrations and pH values: implications regarding its applicability in field tracer tests. Journal of Hydrogeology, DOI: 10.1016/j.jhydrol.2019.124025.​


Thomas A.N., Eiche E., Göttlicher J., Steiniger R., Benning L.G., Freeman H.M., Dideriksen K., Neumann T. (2018) Products of Hexavalent Chromium Reduction by Green Rust Sodium Sulfate and Associated Reaction mechanisms. - Soil Systems 2, 58, doi:10.3390/soilsystems2040058.

Held S., Schill E., Schneider J., Morata D., Neumann T., Kohl T. (2018) Geochemical characterization of the geothermal system at Villarica volcano, Southern Chile; part I: Impacts of lithology on the geothermal reservoir. – Geothermics 74: 226-239.   

Hartmann A., Luetscher M., Wachter R., Holz P., Eiche E., Neumann T. (2018) GUARD – an automated fluid sampler preventing sample alteration by contamination, evaporation and gas exchange, suitable for remote areas ad harsh conditions. – Hydrology and Earth System Science 22, 4281-4293.    

Börsig N., Scheinost A.C., Shaw S., Schild D., Neumann T. (2018) Retention and multiphase transformation of selenium oxyanions during the formation of magnetite via iron(II) hydroxide and green rust. Dalton Transaction: DOI: 10.1039/C8DT01799A.

Nitschke F., Held S., Neumann T., Kohl T. (2018) Geochemical characterization of the Villarica geothermal system, Southern Chile, part II: Site-specific re-evaluation of SiO2 and Na-K solute geothermometers. Geothermics 74, 217-225.

Nitschke F., Held S., Villalon I., Neumann T., & Kohl T. (2017) Assessment of performance and parameter sensitivity of multicomponent geothermometry applied to a medium enthalpy geothermal system. Geothermal Energy 5(1): DOI:10.1186/s40517-017-0070-3.

Banning H., Stelliing M., König S., Schoenberg R., Neumann T. (2018) Preparation and purification of organic samples for for selenium isotope studies. PLoS ONE 13(3): e0193826.

Kutzschbach M., Guttmann P., Marquardt K., Werner S., Henzler K., Wilke M. (2018) Corrosion of silicate glasses at the nanometer scale: A TXM and XANES approach. Physics and Chemistry of Glasses – European Journal of Glass Science and Technology Part B 59, 11-26.

Koglin, N., Franz, G., Schüssler, U., Glodny, J., Zeh, A., Gerdes, A., Brätz H. (2018) From Cadomian magmatic arc to Rheic ocean closure: The geochronological-geochemical record of nappe protoliths of the Münchberg Massif, NE Bavaria (Germany). Gondwana Research 55, 135-152.

Kurumathoor, R., Franz, G. (2018) Etch pits in beryl as indicators of dissolution behavior. European Journal of Mineralogy DOI: 10.1127/ejm/2018/0030-2703.

Schiperski, F. (2018). Turbidity as an Indicator of Contamination in Karst Springs: A Short Review. In Karst Groundwater Contamination and Public Health (pp. 127-139).


Börsig N., Scheinost A.C., Shaw S., Schild D., Neumann T. (2017) Uptake mechanisms of selenium oxyanions during the ferrihydrite-hematite recrystallization. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 206, 236-253.

Meller C., Bremer J., Ankit K., Baur S., Bergfeldt T., Blum P., Canic T., Eiche E., Gaucher E., Hagenmeyer V., Heberling F., Held S., Herfurth S., Isele J., Kling T., Kuhn D., Mayer D., MüLler B., Nestler B., Neumann T., Nitschke F., Nothstein A., Nusiaputra Y., Orywall P., Peters M., Sahara D., SchäFer T., Schill E., Schilling F., Schröder E., Selzer M., Stoll M., Wiemer H.J., Wolf S., Zimmermann M., Kohl T. (2017) Integrated research as key to the development of a sustainable geothermal energy technology. Energy Technology 5, 965-1006.

Eiche E., Berg M., Hönig S.M., Neumann T., Lan V.V., Pham T.K.T., Pham H.V. (2017) Origin and availability of organic matter leading to arsenic mobilization in aquifers of the Red River Delta, Vietnam. Applied Geochemistry 77, 187-193.

Berryman E., Kutzschbach M., Trumbull R., Meixner A., Kasemann S., van Hinsberg V., Franz G. (2017) Tourmaline as a petrogenetic indicator in the Pfitsch-Mörchner Basin, Western Tauern Window. Lithos 284-285, 138-155.

Kutzschbach M., Wunder B., Krstulovic M., Ertl A., Trumbull R.B., Rocholl R., Giester G. (2017) First high-pressure synthesis of rossmanitic tourmaline and evidence for the incorporation of Li at the X site. Physics and Chemistry of Minerals 44, 353-363.

Kutzschbach M., Wunder B., Meixner A., Wirth R., Heinrich W., Franz G. (2017) Jeremejevite as a precursor for olenitic tourmaline: Consequences of non-classical crystallization pathways for composition, textures and B isotope patterns of tourmaline in synthesis experiments. European Journal of Mineralogy 29, 239-255.

Kutzschbach M., Wunder B., Trumbull R.B., Rocholl A., Meixner A., Heinrich W. (2017) An experimental approach to quantify the effect of tetrahedral boron in tourmaline on the boron isotope fractionation between tourmaline and fluid. American Mineralogist 102, 2505-2511.

Evuk, D., Lucassen, F., Franz, G. (2017) Lead isotope evolution across the Neoproterozoic boundary between craton and juvenile crust, Bayuda Desert, Sudan. Journal ofAfrican Earth Science 135, 72-81 doi: 10.1016/j.jafrearsci.2017.08.008.

Franz, G. Khomenko, V. Vishnyevskyy, A. Wirth, R. Nissen, J. Rocholl A. (2017) Biologically mediated crystallization of buddingtonite in the Paleoproterozoic: Organic-igneous interactions from the Volyn pegmatite, Ukraine. American Mineralogist 102, 2119-2135.

van Hinsberg, V. J., Franz, G., Wood, B. J. (2017) Direct measurement of subduction-zone element mobility using a tourmaline mineral probe. Geochemical Perspective Letters 3, 160-169.

Tranter, M., Schiperski, F., Zirlewagen, J., & Scheytt, T. (2017). Hydraulic linkage of a storm water tank to a karst spring (Gallusquelle). Grundwasser22(1), 55-62.


Eiche E., Hochschild M., Haryono E., Neumann T. (2016) Characterization of recharge and flow behaviour of different water sources in Gunung Kidul and its impact on water quality based on hydrochemical and physico-chemical monitoring. Applied Water Science 6, 293-307.

Kudella P., Loges I., Mutschler T., Eiche E., Ruppert J., Neumann T. (2016) Bypassing and tightening of an underground water retention system in permeable karst: case study of the hydropower plant (HPP) Bribin, Indonesia. Applied Water Science 6, 241-257.

Nothstein A., Eiche E., Riemann M., Nick P., Winkel L., Göttlicher J., Steiniger R., Brendel R., Von Brasch M., Konrad G., Neumann T. (2016) Tracking Se assimilation and speciation through the rice plant – Nutrient competition, toxicity and distribution. PLoS ONE 11 (4): e0152081 (DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0152081).

Kutzschbach M., Wunder B., Rhede D., Koch-Müller M., Ertl A., Giester G., Heinrich W., Franz G. (2016) Tetrahedral boron in natural and synthetic HP/UHP tourmaline: Evidence from Raman spectroscopy, EMPA, and single crystal XRD. American Mineralogist 101, 93-104.

Guo, Q., Deng, Y,. Hippler, D., Franz, G., Zhang, J. (2016) REE and trace element patterns from organic-rich rocks of the Ediacaran-Cambrian transition interval. Gondwana Research 36, 94-106.

Schiperski, F., Zirlewagen, J., & Scheytt, T. (2016). Transport and attenuation of particles of different density and surface charge: A karst aquifer field study. Environmental science & technology50(15), 8028-8035.

Zirlewagen, J., Licha, T., Schiperski, F., Nödler, K., & Scheytt, T. (2016). Use of two artificial sweeteners, cyclamate and acesulfame, to identify and quantify wastewater contributions in a karst spring. Science of the Total Environment547, 356-365.


Schilling F., Bieberstein A., Eckhardt J. D., Haist M., Hirsch A., Klumbach S., Kromer M., Mühlbach J., Müller B. I. R., Müllser H. S., Neumann T., Schläger S, Triantafyllidis T. (2015) Long-term safety of well abandonment: First results from large scale laboratory experiments (COBRA). - In: A. Liebscher and U. Münch (eds.), Geological storage of CO2 - Long term security aspects. Advanced Technologies in Earth Sciences, Springer International Publishing Switzerland, 115-138 (DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-13930-2_6).

Rolker J., Schill E., Stober I., Neumann T., Kohl T. (2015) Hydrochemical characterisation of a major central European heat flux anomaly: the Bürchau geothermal spring system, Southern Black Forest, Germany. Geothermal Energy 3:5 (DOI: 10.1186/s40517-014-0021-1).

Franz, G., Morteani, G., Rhede, D. (2015) Xenotime-(Y) formation from zircon dissolution-precipitation and HREE fractionation: An example from a metamorphosed phosphatic sandstone, Espinhaço fold belt (Brazil) Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, 170, 1-37.

Berryman E. J., Wunder B., Wirth R., Rhede D., Schettler G., Franz G., Heinrich W. (2015) P-T-X controls on K and Na incorporation in dravitic tourmaline and insight into the formation environment of diamondiferous tourmaline from the Kokchetav Massif, Kazakhstan. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology,. 169, 1-28.

Schiperski, F., Zirlewagen, J., Hillebrand, O., Nödler, K., Licha, T., & Scheytt, T. (2015). Relationship between organic micropollutants and hydro-sedimentary processes at a karst spring in south-west Germany. Science of the Total Environment532, 360-367.

Raychoudhury, T., Schiperski, F., & Scheytt, T. (2015). Distribution of iron in activated carbon composites: assessment of arsenic removal behavior. Water Science and Technology: Water Supply15(5), 990-998.

Schiperski, F., Zirlewagen, J., Hillebrand, O., Licha, T., & Scheytt, T. (2015). Preliminary results on the dynamics of particles and their size distribution at a karst spring during a snowmelt event. Journal of Hydrology524, 326-332.


Heberling F., Bosbach D., Eckhardt J.-D., Fischer U., Glowacky J., Haist M., Kramar U., Loos S., Müller H.S., Neumann T., Pust C., Schäfer T., Stelling J., Ukrainczyk M., Vinograd V., Vučak M., Winkler B. (2014) Reactivity of the calcite-water-interface, from molecular scale processes to geochemical engineering. Applied Geochemistry 45, 158-190.

Nitschke F., Scheiber J., Kramar U., Neumann T. (2014) Formation of alternating layered Ba-Sr-sulfate and Pb-sulfide scaling in the geothermal plant of Soults-sous-Forets. Journal of Mineralogy and Geochemistry 191, 145-156.

Franz, G., Hippler, D., Wirth, R., Rhede, D., Banerjee, D. M., Mahlstedt, N. (2014) Diagenetic formation of interlayer-deficient fluorophlogopite as a clay mineral in Early Cambrian phosphorite (Lesser Himalaya, India): The trioctahedral analogue of illite. American Mineralogist 99, 2353-2368.

Franz, G., Morteani, G., Gerdes, A., Rhede, D. (2014) Ages of protolith and Neoproterozoic metamorphism of Al-P-bearing quartzites of the Veredas formation (Northern Espinhaço, Brazil): LA-ICP-MS age determinations on relict and recrystallized zircon and geodynamic consequences. Precambrian Research 250, 6-26.

Ruhl, A.S., Franz, G., Gernert, U., Jekel, M. (2014) Corrosion Product and Precipitate Distribution in Two-Component Fe(0) Permeable Reactive Barriers, Chemical Engineering Journal 239, 26-32, doi:

Evuk, D., Franz, G., Frei, D., Lucassen, F. (2014) The Neoproterozoic evolution of the central-eastern Bayuda desert. Precambrian Research 240,108-125


Neumann T., Scholz F., Kramar U., Ostermaier M., Rausch N., Berner Z. (2013) Arsenic in framboidal pyrite from estuarine sediments of the Achterwasser lagoon, SW Baltic Sea. Sedimentology 60, 1389-1404.

Hartmann A., Eiche E., Neumann T., Fohlmeister J., Schröder-Ritzrau A., Mangini A., Haryono E. (2013) Multi-proxy evidence for human-induced deforestation and cultivation from a late-Holocene stalagmite from middle Java, Indonesia. Chemical Geology 357, 8-17.

Ukrainczyk M., Stelling J., Vucak M., Neumann T. (2013) Influence of etidronic acid and tartaric acid on the growth of different calcite morphologies. Journal of Crystal Growth 369, 21-31.

Liebscher A., Dörsam G., Franz G., Wunder B., Gottschalk M. (2013) Ca-Sr fractionation between zoisite, lawsonite and aqueous fluids - An experimental study at 2.0 and 4.0 GPa/450 to 800 °C. American Mineralogist 98, 955-965.

Lucassen, F., Koch-Müller, M., Taran, M., Franz, G. (2013) Hydrogen incorporation into pure and Nb-, Cr-, V-doped synthetic rutile at 600°C, 400 MPa and possible geological application. American Mineralogist 98, 7-18.

Lucassen, F., Pudlo, D., Franz, G., Romer, R. L., Dulski, P. (2013) Cenozoic intra-plate magmatism in the Darfur volcanic province: mantle source, phonolite-trachyte genesis, and relation to other volcanic provinces in NE-African. International Journal of Earth Science 102, 183-205.

Nödler, K., Hillebrand, O., Idzik, K., Strathmann, M., Schiperski, F., Zirlewagen, J., & Licha, T. (2013). Occurrence and fate of the angiotensin II receptor antagonist transformation product valsartan acid in the water cycle–A comparative study with selected β-blockers and the persistent anthropogenic wastewater indicators carbamazepine and acesulfame. Water research47(17), 6650-6659.​


Berner Z., Bleek-Schmidt S., Stüben D., Neumann T., Fuchs M., Lehmann M. (2012) Floodplain deposits: A geochemical archive of flood history – A case study on the River Rhine, Germany. Applied Geochemistry 27, 543-561.

Holbach A., Cowley P.D., Kramar U., Neumann T. (2012) Otolith chemistry of fishes from Kosi Bay, South Africa: A preliminary multiple analytical methods approach to reconstruct fish migrations. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Sciences 109, 30-40.

Diener A., Neumann T., Kramar U., Schild D. (2012) Structure of Selenium incorporated in pyrite and mackinawite as determined by XAFS analyses. Journal of Contaminant Hydrology 133, 30-39.

Herting-Agthe, S. (2012): Calcite – interpretation of star-shaped intergrowths with other minerals. Senckenberg, Schriften, 18, 32-33, ISBN 978-3-910006-47-8.

Herting-Agthe, S. (2012): Calcite – a new star-shaped epitaxy with pyrite, from Holzen, Germany. Senckenberg, Schriften, 18, 79-80, ISBN 978-3-910006-47-8.

Lucassen F., Franz, G., Rhede, D. (2012) Small-scale transport of trace elements Nb and Cr during growth of titanite – an experimental study at 600 °C, 0.4 GPa. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 164, 987-997.

Hippler, D., Hu, N., Steiner, M., Scholtz, G., Franz, G. (2012) Experimental mineralization of crustacean eggs: new implications for the fossilization of Precambrian/Cambrian embryos. Biogeosciences 9, 1-10.

Lucassen, F., Franz, G., Wirth, R., Weise, M., Hertwig, A. (2012) The morphology of the reaction front of the dissolution-precipitation reaction rutile + wollastonite = titanite in time series experiments at 600 °C/400 MPa. American Mineralogist 97, 828-839.


Diener A., Neumann T. (2011) Synthesis and incorporation of selenide in pyrite and mackinawite. Radiochimica Acta 99, 791-798.

Bajaj M., Eiche E., Neumann T., Winter J., Gallert C. (2011) Hazardous concentrations of selenium in soil and groundwater in North-West India. Journal of Hazardous Materials 189, 640-646.

Dörsam, G., Liebscher, A., Wunder, B., Franz, G., Gottschalk, M. (2011) Synthesis of Pb-zoisite and Pb-lawsonite. Neues Jahrbuch Mineralogie 188/2, 99-110.

Drüppel, K., Kratzig, A., Brätz, H., Martin, L., Franz, G., Geismeier, S. (2011) Aramaic basalt statues from Tell Halaf, Syria: Localisation of the ancient quarries (ARCH-07-0070-2009) Archaeometry 53, 441-468.

Lucassen, F., Franz, G., Romer, R.L., and Dulski, P., (2011) Late Mesozoic to Quaternary intraplate magmatism and its relation to the Neoproterozoic lithosphere in NE Africa - New data from lower-crustal and mantle xenoliths from the Bayuda volcanic field, Sudan, in Beccaluva, L., Bianchini, G., and Wilson, M., eds., Volcanism and Evolution of the African Lithosphere: Geological Society of American Special Paper 478,1–24 doi:10.1130/2011.2478(01).

v. Goerne G., Franz G., van Hinsberg V. (2011) Experimental determination of Na-Ca distribution between tourmaline and fluid in the system CaO-Na2O-MgO-Al2O3-SiO2-B2O3-H2O. Canadian Mineralogist 49, 137-152.

Lucassen, F., Franz, G., Dulski, P., Romer, R. L., Rhede, D., (2011) Element and Sr isotope signatures in titanite as indicator of variable fluid composition in hydrated eclogite. Lithos 121, 12-24.

Vásquez, P., Glodny, J., Franz, G., Frei, D., Romer, R. L. (2011) Early Mesozoic plutonism of the Cordillera de la Costa (34-37°S), Chile: Constraints on the onset of the Andean Orogeny. The Journal of Geology 119, 159-184.

Lucassen, F., Becchio, R., Franz, G., (2011) The Early Palaeozoic high grade metamorphism at the active continental margin of West Gondwana in the Andes (NW Argentina/N Chile). International Journal of Earth Science 100, 445-463, DOI 10.1007/s00531-010-0585-3.


Eiche E., Kramar U., Berner Z., Norra S., Berg M., Neumann T. (2010) Geochemical changes in individual sediment grains during sequential arsenic extractions. Water Research 44, 5545-5555.

Munsel D., Kramar U., Dissard D., Nehrke G., Berner Z., Bijma J., Reichart G.J., Neumann T. (2010) Heavy metal uptake in foraminiferal calcite: Results of multi-element culture experiments. Biogeosciences Discuss. 7, 2339-2350.

Veksler, I. V., J. Kähn, G. Franz and D. B. Dingwell (2010) Interfacial tension between immiscible liquids in the system K2O–FeO–Fe2O3–Al2O3–SiO2 and implications for the kinetics of silicate melt unmixing. American Mineralogist 95, 1679-1685.

Lucassen, F., Franz, G., Rhede, D., Wirth, R. (2010) Ti-Al zoning of experimentally grown titanite in the system CaO-Al2O3-TiO2-SiO2-NaCl-H2O-(F) - evidence for small scale fluid heterogeneity. American Mineralogist 95, 1365–1378, 10.2138/am.2010.3518.

Liebscher, A., G. Dörsam, G. Franz, B. Wunder and M. Gottschalk (2010) Crystal chemistry of synthetic lawsonite solid solution series CaAl2[(OH)2/Si2O7]·H2O - SrAl2[(OH)2/Si2O7]·H2O and the Cmcm – P21/m phase transition. American Mineralogist 95, 724-735. 

Lucassen, F., P. Dulski, R. Abart, G. Franz, D. Rhede, R. L. Romer (2010) Redistribution of HFSE elements during rutile replacement by titanite: results of microanalyses and diffusion modelling. Contribution to Mineralogy and Petrology 160, 279-295, DOI 10.1007/s00410-009-0477-3.

van Kan Parker M., Liebscher A., Frei D., van Sijl J., van Westrenen W., Blundy J., Franz G. (2010) Experimental and computational study of trace element distribution between orthopyroxene and anhydrous silicate melt: substitution mechanisms and the effect of iron. Contribution to Mineralogy and Petrology 159, 459-473, doi:10.1007/s00410-009-0435-0. 

Lucassen, F., Wiedicke, M., Franz, G. (2010) Complete recycling of a magmatic arc – evidence from chemical and isotopic composition of Quaternary trench sediments in Chile (36° - 40°S). International Journal of Geology 99, 687-701.

Vásquez, P., Franz, G., Glodny, J., Romer, R.L., Gerdes, A. (2009) Origin of fayalite granitoids: new insights from the Cobquecura pluton, Chile, and its metapelitic xenoliths. Lithos 110, 181-198.


Neumann T., Berner Z., Stüben D., Bahri S., Makky J. (2009) Geoscientific assessment of karst caves for water resource management in Guning Sewu. WasserWirtschaft 7-8, 31-36.

Dörsam, G., Liebscher, A., Wunder, B., Franz, G., Gottschalk, M. (2009) Crystal structure refinement of synthetic Ca0.43Sr0.57[SiO3]-walstromite and walstromite-fluid Ca-Sr distribution at upper mantle conditions. European Journal of Mineralogy 21, 705-714.

Aki, S. R., Jekel, M., Franz, G., Steiof, M. (2009) Untersuchung passivierender Korrosionsprodukte in Fe(0)-Horizontalfiltern zur reduktiven Grundwasserbehandlung. Vom Wasser 107/2, 12-16.

Liebscher A., Thiele M., Franz G., Dörsam G., Gottschalk M. (2009) Synthetic Ca-Sr margarite, anorthite and slawsonite solid solutions and solid-fluid Ca-Sr distribution. European Journal of Mineralogy 21, 275-292, DOI: 10.1127/0935-1221/2009/0021-1917.

Frei, D., Liebscher, A. Franz, G., Wunder, B., Klemme, S., Blundy, J. (2009) Trace element partitioning between orthopyroxene and anhydrous silicate melts on the lherzolite solidus from 1.1 to 3.2 GPa and 1230ºC to 1535ºC in the model system Na2O-CaO-MgO-Al2O3-SiO2. Contribution to Mineralogy and Petrology 157, 473-490.


Eiche E., Neumann T., Berg M., Weinman B., Van Geen A., Norra S., Berner Z., Pham T.K.T., Pham H.V., Stüben D. (2008) Geochemical processes underlying a sharp contrast in groundwater arsenic concentrations in a village on the Red River Delta, Vietnam. Applied Geochemistry 23 (11), 3143-3154.

Lucassen, F., G. Franz, R. R. Romer, P. Dulski (2008) Late Cenozoic xenoliths as a guide to the chemical - isotopic composition and thermal state of the upper mantle under north east Africa. European Journal of Mineralogy 20, 1079-1096. 

Lucassen, F., G. Franz, D. Pudlo, R. R. Romer, P. Dulski (2008) Nd, Pb, and Sr isotope composition of Late Mesozoic to Quaternary intra-plate magmatism in NE-Africa (Sudan, Egypt): implications for the mantle sources. Contribution to Mineralogy and Petrology 156, 765-784.

Dörsam, G., Liebscher, A., Wunder, B., Franz, G. (2008) Crystal structure of synthetic melanotekite (Pb2Fe2Si2O9), kentrolite (Pb2Mn2Si2O9) and the aluminium analogue Pb2Al2Si2O9.American Mineralogist 93, 573-583.

Vasquez Illanes P., Franz G. (2008) The Cobquecura Pluton (Triassic, Central Chile), an example of a fayalite-bearing A-Type granitoid massif at a continental margin. Tectonophysics 459, 66-84.

Müller, W., Franz, G. (2008) TEM-microstructures in omphacite and other minerals from eclogite near to a thrust zone; the Eclogite Zone - Venediger nappe area, Tauern Window, Austria. Neues Jahrbuch Mineralogie 184, 285-298.


Tiede K., Neumann T., Stüben D (2007) Suitability of Mn-oxihydroxides from karst caves as filter material for drinking water treatment in Gunung Sewu, Indonesia. Journal of Soil and Sediments 7 (1), 53-58.

Scholz F., Neumann T. (2007) Trace element diagenesis in pyrite-rich sediments of the Achterwasser lagoon, SW Baltic Sea. Marine Chemistry 107, 516-532.

Lucassen F., Franz G., Schultz F., Romer R. R., Dulski P., Wemmer K. (2007) Pre-Cenozoic intra-plate magmatism along the Central Andes (17 – 34°S): composition of the mantle at an active margin. Lithos 99, 312-338.

Gleißner, P., Glodny J., Franz G. (2007) Age of pseudomorphs after lawsonite in metabasalts from the Glockner nappe, Tauern Window, Eastern Alps. European Journal of Mineralogy 19, 723-734.

Drüppel, K., Hösch, A., Franz G. (2007) The system Al2O3-P2O5-H2O at temperatures below 200 °C: Experimental data on the stability of variscite and metavariscite AlPO4x2H2O. American Mineralogist 92, 1695-1703.

Hensel, N. , G. Franz, M. Gottschalk, M. Riedl, B. Wunder, F. Galbert, J. Nissen (2007) Polymorphism and solid solution in the system SiO2-AlPO4(-H2O): a review and new synthesis experiments up to 3.5 GPa and 1573 K. Neues Jahrbuch Mineralogie 184, 131-149.

Dörsam, G., Liebscher A., Wunder, B., Franz G., Gottschalk M., (2007) Crystal chemistry of synthetic Ca2Al3Si3O12OH - Sr2Al3Si3O12OH solid solution series of zoisite and clinozoisite. American Mineralogist 92, 1133-1147.

Liebscher, A., Franz G., Frei D., Dulski, P. (2007) High-pressure melting of MORB and the P-T-X history of trondhjemitic zoisite-pegmatites, Münchberg Massif, Germany. Journal of Petrology 48, 1001-1019.


Irion G., Bush M.B., Nunes De Mello J.A., Stüben D., Neumann T., Müller G., Morai De J.O., Junk J.W. (2006) A multiproxy palaeoecological record of Holocene lake sediments from the Rio Tapajos, eastern Amazonia. Paleogeography, Paleoclimatology, Paleooecology 240, 523-535.

Lucassen, F., W. Kramer, V. Bartsch, H.-G. Wilke, G. Franz, R. Romer, P. Dulski (2006) Crustal growth in continental magmatic arcs: juvenile magmatism of the large Mesozoic igneous province of northern Chile (18-27°S). Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 152, 571-589.

Frei, D., J. A. Hollis, A. Gerdes, C. Karlsson, P. Vasquez, G. Franz, D., Harlov, L. Johansson, C. Knudsen (2006) Advanced in-situ trace element and geochronological microanalysis of geomaterials by laser ablation techniques. Geological Survey Denmark and Greenland Bulletin 10, 25-28.

Franz, G., F. Lucassen, W. Kramer, R. Trumbull, R.L. Romer, H-G. Wilke, J. Viramonte, R. Becchio, W. Siebel (2006) Evolution and composition of a Neoproterozoic to Recent active continental margin: a site of continental lithospheric growth, recycling and destruction. Frontiers in Earth Sciences Vol. 1, 45-64.

Hackney, R., Echtler H., Franz G., Götze H.-J., Lucassen F., Lüth S., Marchenko D., Melnick D., Meyer U., Schmidt S., Tasárová  Z., Tassara A., Wienecke S. (2006) The Segmented Overriding Plate and Coupling at the South-Central Chilean Margin (36–42°S). Frontiers in Earth Sciences Vol. 1, 355-374.

Glodny, J., Echtler H., Figueroa O., Franz G., Gräfe K., Kemnitz H., Krawczyk C., Lohrmann J., Lucassen F., Melnick D., Rosenau M., Seifert W. (2006) Long-term geological evolution and mass flow balance of the South-Central Chilean Andes. Frontiers in Earth Sciences Vol. 1, 401-428.

Van Hinsberg, V. J., J. C. Schumacher, S. Kearnsi, P. R.D. Mason, G. Fanz (2006) Hour glass zoning in metamorphic tourmaline and resultant major and trace element fractionation. American Mineralogist 91, 717-728.


Neumann T., Rausch N., Leipe T., Dellwig O., Berner Z., Böttcher M.E. (2005) Intense pyrite formation under low-sulfate conditions in the Achterwasser lagoon, SW Baltic Sea. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 69/1, 3619-3630.

Glodny, J., U. Ring, A. Kühn, P. Gleissner, G. Franz (2005) Crystallization and very rapid exhumation of the youngest Alpine eclogites (Tauern Window, Eastern Alps) from Rb/Sr mineral assemblage analysis. Contribution to Mineralogy and Petrology 149, 699-712.

Lucassen, F., G. Franz, J. Viramonte, R.L. Romer, P. Dulski, A. Lang (2005) The late Cretaceous lithospheric mantle beneath the Central Andes: evidence from phase equilibrium and composition of mantle xenoliths. Lithos 82, 379-406.

Büttner, S. H., J. Glodny, F. Lucassen, K. Wemmer, S. Erdmann, R. Handler, G. Franz (2005) Ordovician metamorphism and plutonism in the Sierra de Quilmes metamorphic array: implications for the tectonic setting of the northern Sierras Pampeanas (NW Argentina). Lithos 83, 143-181.

Lucassen, F., G. Franz (2005) Early Paleozoic high-T metamorphism and magmatism in the Central Andes: a non-collisional orogen comparable to the Cenozoic high plateau. In: Vaughan, A.P.M., Leat, P.T. & Pankhurst, R.J. (eds). Terrane Processes at the Margins of Gondwana. Geology Society, London, Special Publications 246, 257-273.


Berg U., Neumann T., Donnert D., Nüesch R., Stüben D. (2004) Sediment capping in eutrophic lakes - efficiency of undisturbed calcite barriers to immobilize phosphorus. Applied Geochemistry 19, 1759-1771.

Walpersdorf E., Neumann T., Stüben D. (2004) Efficiency of natural calcite precipitation compared to lake marl application used for water quality improvement in an eutrophic lake. Applied Geochemistry 19, 1687-1698.

Cen K., Neumann T., Norra S., Stüben D. (2004) Land use related chemical composition of street sediments in Beijing. Environmental Science and Pollution Research 11, 73-83.

Feenstra, A., G. Franz (2004) Metamorphic rocks: Regional Metamorphism. Encyclopedia of Geology, 407-413.

Müller, W. F., F. E. Brenker, E. Barnert, G. Franz (2004) Chain multiplicity faults in deformed omphacite from eclogite of the Lower Schist Cover of the Tauern Window, Alps. European Journal of Mineralogy 16, 37-48.

Franz, G. and A. Liebscher (2004) Physical and chemical properties of the epidote minerals – An Introduction. Reviews in Mineralogy and Geochemistry 56, 1-82.

Liebscher, A., D. Frei, G. Franz and P. Dulski (2004) Trace element geochemistry of epidote minerals. Reviews in Mineralogy and Geochemistry 56, 553-606.

Kasemann, S., A. Meixner, J. Erzinger, J.G. Viramonte, R. N. Alonso and G. Franz (2004): Boron isotope composition of geothermal fluids and borate minerals from salar deposits (Central Andes/NW Argentina). Journal of South American Earth Science 16, 685-697.

Müller, W. F., G. Franz (2004) Unusual deformation microstructures in garnet, titanite and clinozoisite from an eclogite of the Lower Schist Cover, Tauern Window, Austria. European Journal of Mineralogy 16, 939-944.

Lucassen, F., R. Trumbull, G. Franz, C. Creixell, P. Vasques, R. L. Romer, O. Figueroa (2004) Distinguishing crustal recycling and juvenile additions at continental margins: the Paleozoic to recent compositional evolution of the Chilean Pacific margin (36-41°S). Journal of South American Earth Science 17, 103-119.


Bailo, E., Schandelmeier, H., Franz, G., Sun, Ch.-H., Stern, R. J. (2003): Plutonic and metamorphic rocks from the Keraf Suture (NE Sudan): A glimpse of the tectonic evolution of the NE margin of W Gondwana during Mid-Proterozoic time. Precambrian Research 123, 67-80.

Rosner, M., J. Erzinger, G. Franz, R. B. Trumbull (2003): Slab-derived boron isotopic signatures in arc volcanic rocks from the Central Andes and evidence for boron isotopic fractionation during progressive slab dehydration. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems 4(8),doi: 10.1029/2002GC000438.


Hlawatsch S., Neumann T., Van Den Berg C.M.G., Kersten M., Harff J., Suess E. (2002) Fast-growing, shallow-water ferro-manganese-nodules from the western Baltic Sea: origin and modes of trace element incorporation. Marine Geology 182/3-4, 373-387.

Neumann T., Stögbauer A., Walpersdorf E., Stüben D., Kunzendorf H. (2002) Stable isotopes in recent sediments from Lake Arendsee, NE-Germany: Response to eutrophication and remediation measures. Paleogeography, Paleoclimatology, Paleooecology 78, 75-90

Christiansen C., Kunzendorf H., Emeis K.C., Endler R., Struck U., Neumann T., Sivkov V. (2002) Temporal and spatial sedimentation rate variabilities in the eastern Gotland Basin, the Baltic Sea. Boreas 31/1, 65-74.

Neumann T., Heiser U., Leosson M.A., Kersten M. (2002) Early diagenetic processes during Mn-carbonate formation: Evidence from the isotopic composition of authigenic Ca-rhodochrosites of the Baltic Sea. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 66/5, 867-879.

Herting-Agthe, S. (2002) Mineralogische Schausammlung, TU Berlin. in: SCHROEDER,J.H. [Hrsg.] (2002): Führer zur Geologie von Berlin und Brandenburg, Nr. 8: Geowissenschaftliche Sammlungen in Berlin und Brandenburg.- S. 137 ff., ISBN 3-928651.

Franz G. and Morteani G. (2002): Be-minerals: Synthesis, stability, and occurrence in metamorphic rocks. Reviews in Mineralogy and Geochemistry 50, 551-589.

Lucassen F., Escayola M., Franz G., Romer R. L. and Koch K. (2002): Isotopic composition of Late Mesozoic mafic rocks from the Andes (23 - 32°S) - Implications for Andean mantle sources. Contribution to Mineralogy and Petrology143, 36-349.

Lucassen, F., R. Harmon, G. Franz, R. L. Romer, R. Becchio and W. Siebel (2002) Lead evolution of the pre-Mesozoic Andean crust (18-27°S): progressive homogenisation of Pb. Chemical Geology 186, 183-197.

Brunsmann A., Franz G., Heinrich W. (2002): Experimental investigation of zoisite-clinozoisite phase equilibria in the system CaO- Al2O3-Fe2O3-SiO2-H2O. Contribution to Mineralogy and Petrology 143, 115-130.

Liebscher, A, Gottschalk M., Franz G. (2002): The substitution Fe3+ - Al and the isosymmetric displacive phase transition in synthetic zoisite: a powder X-ray and infrared spectroscopy study. American Mineralogist 87, 909 – 921.


Heiser U., Neumann T., Scholten J., Stüben D. (2001) Recycling of manganese from anoxic sediments in stagnant basins by seawater inflow: A study of surface sediments from the Gotland Basin, Baltic Sea. Marine Geology 177, 151-166.

Lucassen, F., R. Becchio, R. Harmon, S. Kasemann, G. Franz, R. Trumbull, H.-G. Wilke, R. L. Romer  and P. Dulski (2001) Composition and density model of the continental crust in an active continental margin - the Central Andes between 18° and 27°S. Tectonophysics 341, 195-223.

von Goerne, G., G. Franz and W. Heinrich (2001): Synthesis of tourmaline solid solutions in the system Na2O-MgO-Al2O3-SiO2-B2O3-H2O-HCl and the distribution of Na between tourmaline and fluid at 300 to 700 °C/ 200 MPa. Contribution to Mineralogy and Petrology 141, 160-173.

Paulick, H. and G. Franz (2001): Metamorphism of the Thalanga volcanic-hosted massive sulfide deposit (northern Queensland, Australia): Application of geothermometry in a hydrothermally altered greenschist facies terrane. Mineralium Deposita 36, 786-793.

Franz, G. and F. Lucassen (2001): Comment on the paper “Puncoviscana folded belt in northwestern Argentina: testimony of Late Proterozoic Rodinia fragmentation and pre-Gondwana collisonal episodes” by Omarini et al. (2000). International Journal of Earth Science Geologische Rundschau 90, 890-893.


Kulik D.A., Kersten M., Heiser U., Neumann T. (2000) Application of Gibbs Energy Minimization to Model Early-Diagenetic Solid-Solution Aqueous-Solution Equilibria Involving Authigenic Rhodochrosites in Anoxic Baltic Sea Sediments Aquatic Geochemistry 6 (2), 147-199.

Kasemann, S., J. Erzinger and G. Franz (2000): Boron recycling in the continental crust of the Central Andes from the Palaeozoic to Mesozoic, NW Argentina. Contribution to Mineralogy and Petrology 140, 328-343.

Franz, G., F. Lucassen, R. B. Trumbull, J. G. Viramonte, H. G. Wilke (2000):The evolution of a continental margin from a geochemical and petrological point of view - The Central Andes (18 °S - 26 °S). Zeitschrift für Angewandte Geologie SH1, 317-322.