apl. Prof. Dr. Uwe Altenberger

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Universität Potsdam,
Institut für Erd- und Umweltwissenschaften

apl. Prof. Dr. Uwe Altenberger
Haus 27, Raum 1.28

Karl-Liebknecht-Str. 24-25
14476 Potsdam-Golm
E-Mail:
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apl. Prof. Dr. Uwe Altenberger

 

  • Forschung
  • Lehre
  • Publikationen

Forschung

  • PTt- and kinematic evolution of HP- and HT metamorphic segments (SW Sweden, Colombia)
  • Extremely deformed rocks (ductile shear zones and pseudotachylytes)
  • Interaction of deformation and fluid flow (e.g. Caledonides)
  • Magmatic evolution of the Colombian Eastern Cordillera and Sierra Nevada Massif
  • Evolution of the Central Cordillera, Colombia
  • Alteration and preservation of historical monuments (e.g. Brandenburger Tor, Berlin)
  • Application of ”Mobile Laser induced plasma spectroscopy” to Geosciences (starting end of 2010)
  • Esmeralds
  • Lehre

    • Metamorphic and magmatic (micro-) fabrics fabrics
    • Magmatic petrography
    • Metamorphic petrography and petrology
    • Ore deposits
    • Calculations in geochemistry (as part of "Introduction to Geochemistry" )
    • Rare earth element geochemistry
    • Optical (all levels) and scanning electronic microscopy (introductionary)
    • Geological-petrological excursions to Norway, Sweden, Italy, France, Spain, Maroc, Southern Germany
    • Mapping in crystalline rocks and regions (Sweden, Norway, Italy, Germany, Spain)
    • Advanced seminar in Geosciences
    • Supervisor of ca. 50 diploma thesis
    • Supervisor of ca. 70 diploma mappings (Sweden, Norway, Italy, Germany)

    Publikationen

    PUBLICATIONS since 1991 (peer review) 

    Altenberger, U. (1991): Hochtemperierte Scherzonen in der Ivrea - Zone/ N.Italien.-Zentralbl.Geol.Pal.,Tl.1, S. 3-20. (spec. edition with two reviewers)

    Altenberger, U. 1991): Geochemie und Metamorphose der Amphibole der Sesia-Lanzo-Zone nordöstlich des Val d´Ossola, Provincia di Novara, Norditalien.- Mainz. Geowiss. Mitt. 20 S. 91-118.

    Altenberger, U. (1992): Natural transformation  of orthohypersthene to clinohypersthene by shearstress. A case study in the Ivrea Zone.- Mineral.Petrol., 46, S. 43-48.

    Altenberger, U. (1992): The Böllstein Odenwald - evidence for pre- to Early Variscan plate convergence in the Central European Variszides.- 4.Symposium Tektonik-Strukturgeologie-Kristallingeologie , Darmstadt. FrankfurterGeowissen Abh., 11, S. 194-198 „(extended abstract“ with referees).

    Altenberger, U. (1995): Long-term deformation and fluid enhanced mass-transport in a Variscan (?) peridotite shear zone in the Ivrea Zone/ Northern Italy.- Geol.Rdschau 84, 591-606.

    Altenberger, U. (1995): Local disequilibrium of plagioclase in high-temperature shear zones of the Ivrea Zone/Italy. J.metam.Geol. 13, 553-558.

    Altenberger, U. (1996): Material transport in channelized fluids-examples from high-temperature shear zones and its comparison with minor deformed areas of the Mid-European Variscan belt.- Mineralogy & Petrology 57, 51-72.

    Altenberger, U. 1996): Fluid enhanced element redistribution, mass transport and volume changes in eclogite and amphibolite facies shear zones of different geological settings. Chemie der Erde 56, 1-24.

    Altenberger, U. (1997): Strain localization mechanisms in deep seated layered rocks.Geol. Rdschau Geol. Rdschau 86, 56-68.

    Altenberger, U. (2001): Editor of Spec. Vol:  The crystalline Odenwald. Miner. Petrol.,72.

    Altenberger, U. (2001): The Odenwald Crystalline Complex. Miner.Petrol.,72,1-5.

    Altenberger, U., und Besch, T. (1993): The Böllstein Odenwald - evidence for pre- to Early Variscan plate convergence in the Central European Variszides. Geol.Rdschau. 82, 475-488.

    Altenberger, U., Besch, T. & Mocek, B. (1990): Zur Geochemie und Geodynamik des Böllsteiner Odenwaldes.- Mainzer Geowiss.Abh. 19, 193-200.

    Altenberger, U. & Concha, A.E. (2005): Late Lower to early Middle Jurassic arc magmatism in the northern Ibagué-Batholith/Colombia. Geol. Columbiana,30, 87 – 97.

    Altenberger, U., Hamm, N. & Kruhl, J. (1987): Movements and metamorphism north of the Insubric Line between Val Loana and val d`Ossola. Jb.Geol.B.A.,Wien, 130, 365-374.

    Altenberger, U., Jimenez Mejia, D.M., Günter, C.,  Rodriguez Sierra, G.I., Scheffler, F., Oberhänsli, R. (2012): The Garzón Massif, Colombia-a new ultrahigh-temperature metamorphic complex in the early Neoproterozoic of northern South America. Mineralogy and Petrology. DOI: 10.1007/s00710-012-0202-1. Mineralogy and Petrology. 105, 171-185.

    Altenberger, U., Kreher, B. & Stein, E. (1992):  Magmatische und tektonische Gefüge des Odenwaldes.- Exkursion zum IV. Symposium Tektonik, Strukturgeologie und Kristallingeologie, Darmstadt, 50 S.

    Altenberger, U. & Kruhl, J.H. (2000): The long life of a thin and dry high- temperature shear zone in the Hercynian lower crust of Calabria (S.Italy). Per.Mineral, 69: 125-142.

    Altenberger, U,  López Isaza, J.A: (2014) First-time evidence of frictional melts in weak carbonate rocks-evidence from the Cuisa Fault, Alta Guajira/Northern Colombia. Geol.Colombiana 37, 37(2):5–14..      

    Altenberger, U., Oberhänsli, R. Adusumalli, C. & Rasool, R. (1992): The corundum-bearing rocks around Seeheim in the Odenwald complex,Mid-German Crystalline Rise.-  Zbl.Geol Pal 7/8.   895-908 . (special edition with referees) 

    Altenberger, U., Oberhänsli, R., Putlitz, B. & Wemmer, K. (2003): Tectonic controls of the Cenozoic magmatism at the Torres del Paine, southern Andes (Chile, 51°10'S): Revista Geologica de Chile, Vol. 30, No. 1, p.65-81

    Altenberger, U., Oberhänsli, R., Stein, E. & Moghni M.(2001): Geochemistry,  tectonic setting and geodynamic position of late orogenic dikes in the Melibocus Massiv, Bergstraesser  Odenwald.- Miner.Petrol., 72, 209-228.

    Altenberger, U., Schmid, R. & Oberhänsli, R. (2007): Composition and pre-metamorphic geodynamic Setting of the Ultrahigh-Pressure and high-pressure Metabasic Rock from Dabie Shan, E-China. Int. Journ. Earth Sci., 97, 1301-1314.

    Altenberger, U. & Wilhelm, S. (2000): Ductile deformation of K-feldspar in eclogite facies shear zones  in the Bergen Arcs, Norway. Tectonophysics, 320,  107-121.

    Altenberger, U, Vásquez, M., Patarroyo, P., Romer, R. L. & Jaramillo, J. M. (2005). Cenomanian-Turonian bentonites of the Eastern Cordillera and Upper Magdalena Valley, Colombia. 6th International Symposium on Andean Geodynamics., IRD Edition p.40-43

    Altenberger, U,, Wilke, F, Reinisch, R (2008): Origin of metabasites from the Higher Himalayan Crystalline Nappes, Kaghan Valley. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 72, 17.

    Altenberger, U., Wilke, M., Bousquet, R., Oberhänsli, R. Scherbaum, F. (2008): Pseudotachylytes: Coseismic source parameterization from petrology  and fabrics.  Geotectonics Research, 8-11.

    Altenberger, U., Prosser, G., Ruggiero, M., Günther, C. (2011): Garnet-bearing pseudotachylytes of Calabria-a petrological link to lower crustal hypocenters. In: Geology of the Earthquake Source: A Volume in Honour of Rick Sibson, In Fagereng, A., Toy, V. G. Rowland, J.V. (2011) Geology of the Earthquake Source Geol.Soc.Spec.Publ., 359, 153-168.

    Altenberger U., Prosser G., Grande A., Günter C., Langone A. (2013): A seismogenic zone in  the lower crust indicated by pseudotachylytes and ultramylonites in granulite-facies rocks of Calabria (southern Italy). Contributions Mineralogy & Petrology Volume 166, 975-994

    Altenberger, U., Jimenez Mejia, D.M., Rodriguez Serra, G.I.,, Scheffler, F., Oberhänsli, R. (2012): The Garzón Massif, Colombia-a possible new ultrahigh-temperature metamorphic complex in northern South America. Mineral. & Petrol. 105, 171-185.

    Birtel, S., Altenberger, U. & Passchier, C.W. (1999): Polyphase structural  and metamorphic  evolution of the Rossland shear zone at Holsnøy  island, a ductile nappe boundary in the Middle Allochthon of the Norwegian Caledonides. Zbl.Geol.Paläont.Teil 1, 18-34. (special edition with referees).

    Boesche, N.K, Rogass, C., Lubitz, K., Brell, M., Herrmann, S. Mielke, C. Tonn, S. Appelt, O., Altenberger, U., Kaufmann, H. (2015): Hyperspectral REE (Rare Earth Element) Mapping of Outcrops—Applications for Neodymium Detection. Remote Sens. 2015, 7, 5160-5186; doi:10.3390/rs70505160

    Boesche, N.K., Rogass C., C. Mielke, C., Herrmann, S., Körting, F. Papenfuß, A.  Lubitz, C., Brell, M., Tonn, S,  Altenberger, U. (2015): Hyperspectral rare earth element mapping of three outcrops at the Fen Complex, Norway: Calcitic, dolomitic, and ankeritic carbonatites. In: De Lima, I.B. and Filho, W.L. (eds.): Rare Earths Industry Technological, Economic, and Environmental Implications. 235-267. Elsevier

    Cisterna,C.E.,  Altenberger, U., Mon, R., Günter, C., Gutiérrez, A. (2017) The metamorphic basement of the southern Sierra de Aconquija, Eastern Sierras Pampeanas: Provenance and tectonic setting of a Neoproterozoic back-arc basin. J.South Amer Earth Sci,in press (available online https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jsames.2017.09.028)

    Freymark, J. Lapp, M., Breitkreuz, C., Altenberger, U., Stanek, K., Grund, K. (2015): Texture and geochemistry of the Late Paleozoic Freiberg-Frauenstein rhyolite dike (East Erzgebirge, Saxony): flow differentiation vs. magma composition. Mitt. oberrhein. geol. Ver., N.F. 97, 269–300, 19 Abb.; Stuttgart.

    Hajialioghli,H., Moazzen,M. Jahangiri, A., Oberhänsli, R., Mocek, B., Altenberger, U. (2010): Petrogenesis and tectonic evolution of metaluminous sub-alkaline granitoids from the Takab Complex, NW Iran". Geological Magazine, 19 pages. doi:10.1017/S0016756810000683

    Hetzel, R., Altenberger, U., Strecker, M. R. (1996): Structural and chemical evolution of pseudotachylytes during seismic events. Mineral. & Petrol., 58, 33-50.

    Hadj Zobir, S. Altenberger, U., Günter, C. (2014):  Geochemistry and petrology of metamorphosed submarine basic ashes in the Edough Massif (Cap de Garde, Annaba, Northeast Algeria). Comptes Rendue Geoscience 346, 244–254.

    Hadjzobir, S., Altenberger, U. , Günter, C. 2017: The Edough Massif garnetites: evidences for a metamorphosed paleo-garnet beach-sand placer (Cap de Garde, Annaba, Northeast Algeria). Journ. Mediterrn Earth Sci. In press

    Hoehnel, D., Reimold, W.U., Altenberger, U., Axel Hofmann, A., Mohr-Westheide, T., Özdemir, S. (2018):Petrographic and Micro-XRF analysis of multiple archean impact-derived spherule layers in drill core CT3 from the northern Barberton Greenstone Belt ( South Africa). Original Research Article; J. African Earth Sci., 138, 264-288.       

    Jiménez, V.,G., González T., J.V., López I., J.A, Guzmán O., G., Altenberger, U., Rossello, E.A. (2015): Análisis structural de la zona de Daño de la Failla Bucaramanga en los Alrededores del corregimiento Umpalá, Santander, Colombia. XV Congreso Colombiano de geologiía. 4 pages (extended abstract), 4 pages.

    Koerting, F., Rogass,C., Kaempf, H., Lubitz, C., Harms, U., Schudack, M.,Kokaly, R., Mielke, C., Boesche, N.K., Altenberger, U. (2015):  Drill core mineral analyses by means of the hyperspectral imaging spectrometer HySpex, XRD and ASD in proximity of the M. Tina Maar, Czech republic. International Archives Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences, Volume XL-1/W5. Extended abstract, 4 pages (peer reviewed).

    Liermann, H.-P., Isachsen,C.,  Altenberger, U., Oberhänsli, R.: (2002): Morphology of Zircons in high-pressure orthogneisses from the internal section of the Sesia-Lanzo-Zone (Northern Italy). Europ.J.Min, 14, 61-71.

    López, J.P., Omrani, H., Bellos, L., Altenberger, U., Günter, C. (2017): Determination of P-T conditions oft he metamorphic basement by pseudosection modelling in schists of medium grade rom Cumbres Calchaquíes, Sierras Pampeanas, NW Argentina.  XX Argentine  Geological Congress. Peer-reviewed conference proceedings. Part V, P.45-50

    López, J. P., Altenberger, U., Bellos, L., Ferrochio, B., Llomparte,E., Frentzel, G. (2017).  Petrological and geochemical characteristics of el Pabellón granite, Tafí del Valle, Tucumán, NW Argentina.  XX Argentine Geological Congress. 6 pages. Peer-reviewed conference proceedings.

    Omrani ,H. , Moazzen, M, Oberhänsli,R. Altenberger, U., Lange, M. (2013): The Sabzevar blueschists of the North Central Iranian microcontinent as remnants of the Neotethys-related oceanic crust subduction. I. Jour. Earth Sci.

    Mielke, C. , Muedi, T., Papenfuss, A., Boesche, N.K., Rogass C., Gauert,, U. Altenberger, U., de Wit, M.. (2015): Multi- and Hyperspectral Spaceborne Remote Sensing of the Aggeneys Base Metal Sulphide Mineral Deposit Sites in the Lower Orange River Region, South Africa.  South African Journal of Geology (in press).

    Mielke, C., Rogass, C., Boesche, N.K., Segl, K., Altenberger, U. (2016):EnGeoMAP 2.0 Automated Hyperspectral Mineral Identification for the  German EnMAP Space Mission. Remotesensing-107090, in press.

    Moazzen, M., Hajialioghli, R., Möller, A., Droop,  G.T.R. ,  Oberhänsli, R., Altenberger, U., Jahangiri, A.  (2013): Oligocene partial melting in the Takab metamorphic complex, NW Iran: Evidence from in situ U-Pb geochronology. J. Sci. Islam. Rep. Iran, 24, 217-228.

    Moazzen, M, Michaeli, R., Ahangari, M.,  Altenberger, U. (2017): Characterizing Tourmaline in Metapelitic Schists from
    The Gasht Area, North Iran and Boron Source in Metamorphic Fluids. Journal of Sciences, Iran: 243 - 253. 

    Mohammadiha, K., Moazzen, M., Altenberger, U., Hajialioghli,R. (2017): The geochemical nature of serpentinites from the Mashhad mafic-ultramafic complex as an evidence for Palaeotethys oceanic crust subduction in NE Iran. Geoscience Scientific Quarterly Journal,  29

    Mohammadiha, K., Moazzen, M., Altenberger, U., Hajialioghli,R. (2017): Mineralogical features of amphiboles in the Mashhad amphibole peridotites.  Iranian Journal of crystallography and Mineralogy. In press

    Poller,U., Altenberger, U.,  Schubert W. (2001): Back-arc magmatism in the Odenwald - geochemical characteristics of the amphibolites of the Bergsträßer Odenwald.- Mineral.Petrol. 72, 63-76.

    Reimold, W.U., Fischer L., Müller, J., Kenkmann, T.,  Schmitt, R.T., Altenberger, U., Kowitza, A.  (2015): Impact-generated pseudotachylitic breccia in drill core BH-5 Hättberg, Siljan im pact structure, Sweden. GFF Journal of the Geological Society of Sweden , DOI: 10.1080/11035897.2015.1015264.   Impact Factor: 0.707

    Reischmann, T., Altenberger, U., Kröner,A.,  Sun,Y. , Yu, Z., Guowei,  Z. & Anlin G.(1990): Mechanism and time of deformation and metamorphism of mylonitic orthogneisses from the Shangdan Shear Zone Qinling belt/China.- Tectonophysics 130, 365-374.

    Reischmann, T. Jaeckel, P., Anthes, G., Altenberger, U (2001):  Age and origin of the Böllsteiner Odenwald. Miner. Petrol. 72, 34-44. 

    Richter, B., Altenberger, U. (2012): Disequilibrium textures in lower crustal rocks: Magmatic fabrics in the Eastern Segment, SW Sweden. Sveriges Geologiska Undersökning rapport 15, 1–20.

    Rizzo G., Laurita S., Altenberger U. (2017): The Timpa delle Murge ophiolitic gabbros, southern Apennines: insights from petrology and geochemistry and consequences to the geodynamic setting. Period. Mineral. (in press)

    Schmid, R.; Altenberger, U., Oberhänsli, R. (1999):  Polyphase tectonometamorphic evolution of the northwestern Lindås Nappe on Holsnøy, Bergen Arcs, Caledonides, SW-Norway. Zbl.Geol.Paläont.Teil 1, 1-17. (special edition with referees)

    Stein, E., Altenberger, U., Kreher-Hartmann, B. (2001): Geologie des kristallinen Odenwaldes- seine magmatische und metamorphe Entwicklung. Jber.Mitt.oberrhein.geol.ver.N.F., 83,   89-111. (special edition with referees).

    Todt, W.A., Altenberger, U.,  Raumer, J.F. (1995): U-Pb data on zircons for the thermal peak of metamorphism in the Variscan Odenwald, Germany. Geol. Rdschau 84: 466-472.

    Vasquez, M., Altenberger, U., Romer, R. L.: (2005): Extension-related magmatism during mid-Cretaceous times in the eastern Cordillera, Colombia (2005). 5th International Symposium on Andean Geodynamics (ISAG) (Barcelona). 2002. 770-772.

    Vásquez, M., Altenberger, U. (2005). Mid-Cretaceous extension-related magmatism in the Eastern Colombian Andes. Journal of South American Earth Sciences, 20,193-210.

    Vásquez, M., Altenberger, U., Romer, R.  (2008) Neogene magmatism and its possible causal relationship with hydrocarbon generation in SW Colombia. I.J. Earth Sci. DOI 10.1007/s00531-008-0303-6

    Vásquez, M., Altenberger, U., Romer, R.L.,Sudo, M, Moreno-Murillo, J.M. (2010): Magmatic evolution of the Andean Eastern Cordillera of Colombia during the Cretaceous: Influence of previous tectonic processes. of South American Earth Sciences 29, 171-186.

    Weber, M., Cardona, A., Valencia, V., Altenberger, U., López-Martinez, M., Tobón, M., Zapata, S., Concha, A. E. (2011) : Geochemistry and geochronology of the Guajira Eclogites, northern Colombia-Evidence of a metamorphosed primitive Cretaceous Caribbean Island-arc. Geologica Acta 9, 425-443. DOI; 10.1344/105.000001740. 

    Wendt, A.,  Altenberger, U. (1994): Radial cracks around chromite inclusions in olivine from a Variscan peridotite shear zone in the  Ivrea Zone, Northern Italy. Tectonophysics 229, 133-137.

    Wendt A, Altenberger, U., D´Arco (1998): Radial cracks around chromite inclusions in olivine- A new geothermobarometer based on the thermoelastic properties of chromite and forsterite-rich olivine. Schweiz.Min.Petr.Mitt. 78, 365-374.

    Weidinger, J.T.; Korup, O.; Henry Munack, M.; Altenberger, U.; Dunning, S.A.; Tippelt, G.; Werner Lottermoser (2014): Giant rockslides from the inside.Earth Planet. Sci. Letters, 389: 62-73.

    Wilke, H.G.F, O´Brien, P.J. Altenberger, U., Schmolke-Konrad, M., Khan, A. (2009). Multi-stage reaction history in different eclogite types from the Pakistan Himalaya and implications for exhumation processes. Lithos. doi10.1016/j.lithos.2009.07.015.

    Yu, Z. Sun, Y., Zhang, C.,  Altenberger, U. (1991): Geochemistry and tectonic setting of the Shangdan metasandstone in the Shangdan suture zone in the Qinling ranges.-in: A selection of papers presented at the Conference on the Qinling orogenic belt,. Beijing (Peking). 493-507.

    Zaipeng,Y., Altenberger U.,  Yong,S. (1998): The Shangdan metamorphic sand-stone within the Shangdan Suture Zone in the Qinling mountains, Central China- its geochemistry and tectonic setting. Z.geol.Wiss 98, 1-20.

    Zhang, G., Zhou, D, Yu, Z., Guo, A., Cheng, S., Li, T., Zhang, C., Xue F., Kröner, A. Reischmann, T,  Altenberger U. (1991): Characteristics of the lithospheric composition, structure and evolution of the Qinling orogenic belt.- in: A selection of papers presented at the Conference on the Qinling orogenic belt,. Beijing (Peking). 121-138.        

     

    Other publications 

     

    Altenberger, U. , Oberhänsli, R. 2012: Vom Atom zum Hightec-Produkt-Minerale der Seltenerdelemente als Rohstoffe. 12 Seiten, Chemie in der Schule (im Druck).

    Klappenbach, K., Altenberger U. (1997): “Mit besseren Steinen zu besetzen“- 100 Jahre Neugestaltung des Grottensaales, Neues Palais im Park          Sanssouci.- Museumsjournal, S. 92-93.

    Klappenbach, K., Altenberger U. (1997): Kostbare Höhle für Nymphen und Meeresgötter: Der Grottensaal im Neuen Palais, Potsdam. Porticus, S 3-4.

     

    Selected conference abstracts (since 2011)

    Altenberger, U., Prosser, G. Deformation localization, examples from deep shear zones and pseudotachylytes. Penrose Conference: Localization of Deformation; Cadaques, Spain, 2011

    Altenberger, U., Jimenez Mejia, D.M., Rodriguez Serra, G.I.,, Scheffler, F., Oberhänsli, R. (2011):T he Garzón Massif, Colombia-a possible new ultrahigh-temperature metamorphic complex in northern South America. Latin American Conference, Heidelberg. 

    Altenberger, U., Prosser, G., Grande, A. Günter, C. (2012): Characterization of deeper crustal pseudotachylytes. 14th Symposium on Tectonics, Structural Geology and Geology of Crystalline Rocks (TSK 14), Kiel, Germany March 2012.

    Altenberger, U., Günter, C., Prosser, G. (2016). 35th IGC, Capetown  Pseudotachylytes: towords a depth of origin

    Artel, J., Altenberger, U., Günter, C., Fernandez Lamus, J. (2014): The formation of the rare earth mineral parisite in emerald bearing carbonate veins of Muzo/Colombia. DMG Tagung, Jena.

    Prosser, G.  Alfredo Caggianelli, A., Altenberger, U., Spiess, R. (2011): Pseudotachylytes Generated in Lower Crustal Levels: Constraints From Numerical Modelling, Corsica 2011

    Grande, A., Altenberger,U., Prosser, G. Gaggianelli, A. Spiess, R. (2011): Coexistence of pseudotachylyte veins and mylonitic zones at the base of the deep crust: An example from Calabria (Southern Italy). Turino, Geoitalia 2011.

    Hoehnel, D., Tagle, R., Hofmann, A., Reimold, U. Mohr-Westheide, T., Fritz, J. Altenberger, U. (2016): Micro XRF Analysis of Archean Spherule Layers and host rocks from the CT3 drill core, Barberton Greenstoine Belt, South Africa. 79th Annual Meeting of the Meteoritical Society, Berlin

    Köllner, N., Altenberger, U.,  Günter, C. , Bösche, N.K., Rogass, C., Müller, C., Mielke, C., Frei, M., Schodlok, M. (2016): REE fractionation and element transfer within weathering profiles in mild and humid  climate: alteration zones of the Fen-Carbonatite Complex, Norway. 35th ICG Capetown.

    Lorenz, M, Altenberger, U.Trumbull, B, Lira, R, Lopez de Luchi, M., Vinas, N. (2017): REE enrichment due to fenitization of Devonian granites, Rodeo de Los Molles, Central Argentina. AGU Meeting, New Orleans.

    Richter, B. , Altenberger, U. (2012). Disequilibrium textures in lower crustal rocks: Magmatic fabrics in the Eastern Segment, SW Sweden. 14th Symposium on Tectonics, Structural Geology and Geology of Crystalline Rocks (TSK 14), Kiel, Germany March 2012.

    Wilborn, H. Altenberger, U. , Günter, C., Fernandez Lamus, J. , Concha Perdomo, A.E.(2014): Contributions to the formation of accessory minerals in the emerald deposits of Muzo/Colombia. DMG Tagung, Jena.

     

    Forschung

  • PTt- and kinematic evolution of HP- and HT metamorphic segments (SW Sweden, Colombia)
  • Extremely deformed rocks (ductile shear zones and pseudotachylytes)
  • Interaction of deformation and fluid flow (e.g. Caledonides)
  • Magmatic evolution of the Colombian Eastern Cordillera and Sierra Nevada Massif
  • Evolution of the Central Cordillera, Colombia
  • Alteration and preservation of historical monuments (e.g. Brandenburger Tor, Berlin)
  • Application of ”Mobile Laser induced plasma spectroscopy” to Geosciences (starting end of 2010)
  • Esmeralds
  • Lehre

    • Metamorphic and magmatic (micro-) fabrics fabrics
    • Magmatic petrography
    • Metamorphic petrography and petrology
    • Ore deposits
    • Calculations in geochemistry (as part of "Introduction to Geochemistry" )
    • Rare earth element geochemistry
    • Optical (all levels) and scanning electronic microscopy (introductionary)
    • Geological-petrological excursions to Norway, Sweden, Italy, France, Spain, Maroc, Southern Germany
    • Mapping in crystalline rocks and regions (Sweden, Norway, Italy, Germany, Spain)
    • Advanced seminar in Geosciences
    • Supervisor of ca. 50 diploma thesis
    • Supervisor of ca. 70 diploma mappings (Sweden, Norway, Italy, Germany)

    Publikationen

    PUBLICATIONS since 1991 (peer review) 

    Altenberger, U. (1991): Hochtemperierte Scherzonen in der Ivrea - Zone/ N.Italien.-Zentralbl.Geol.Pal.,Tl.1, S. 3-20. (spec. edition with two reviewers)

    Altenberger, U. 1991): Geochemie und Metamorphose der Amphibole der Sesia-Lanzo-Zone nordöstlich des Val d´Ossola, Provincia di Novara, Norditalien.- Mainz. Geowiss. Mitt. 20 S. 91-118.

    Altenberger, U. (1992): Natural transformation  of orthohypersthene to clinohypersthene by shearstress. A case study in the Ivrea Zone.- Mineral.Petrol., 46, S. 43-48.

    Altenberger, U. (1992): The Böllstein Odenwald - evidence for pre- to Early Variscan plate convergence in the Central European Variszides.- 4.Symposium Tektonik-Strukturgeologie-Kristallingeologie , Darmstadt. FrankfurterGeowissen Abh., 11, S. 194-198 „(extended abstract“ with referees).

    Altenberger, U. (1995): Long-term deformation and fluid enhanced mass-transport in a Variscan (?) peridotite shear zone in the Ivrea Zone/ Northern Italy.- Geol.Rdschau 84, 591-606.

    Altenberger, U. (1995): Local disequilibrium of plagioclase in high-temperature shear zones of the Ivrea Zone/Italy. J.metam.Geol. 13, 553-558.

    Altenberger, U. (1996): Material transport in channelized fluids-examples from high-temperature shear zones and its comparison with minor deformed areas of the Mid-European Variscan belt.- Mineralogy & Petrology 57, 51-72.

    Altenberger, U. 1996): Fluid enhanced element redistribution, mass transport and volume changes in eclogite and amphibolite facies shear zones of different geological settings. Chemie der Erde 56, 1-24.

    Altenberger, U. (1997): Strain localization mechanisms in deep seated layered rocks.Geol. Rdschau Geol. Rdschau 86, 56-68.

    Altenberger, U. (2001): Editor of Spec. Vol:  The crystalline Odenwald. Miner. Petrol.,72.

    Altenberger, U. (2001): The Odenwald Crystalline Complex. Miner.Petrol.,72,1-5.

    Altenberger, U., und Besch, T. (1993): The Böllstein Odenwald - evidence for pre- to Early Variscan plate convergence in the Central European Variszides. Geol.Rdschau. 82, 475-488.

    Altenberger, U., Besch, T. & Mocek, B. (1990): Zur Geochemie und Geodynamik des Böllsteiner Odenwaldes.- Mainzer Geowiss.Abh. 19, 193-200.

    Altenberger, U. & Concha, A.E. (2005): Late Lower to early Middle Jurassic arc magmatism in the northern Ibagué-Batholith/Colombia. Geol. Columbiana,30, 87 – 97.

    Altenberger, U., Hamm, N. & Kruhl, J. (1987): Movements and metamorphism north of the Insubric Line between Val Loana and val d`Ossola. Jb.Geol.B.A.,Wien, 130, 365-374.

    Altenberger, U., Jimenez Mejia, D.M., Günter, C.,  Rodriguez Sierra, G.I., Scheffler, F., Oberhänsli, R. (2012): The Garzón Massif, Colombia-a new ultrahigh-temperature metamorphic complex in the early Neoproterozoic of northern South America. Mineralogy and Petrology. DOI: 10.1007/s00710-012-0202-1. Mineralogy and Petrology. 105, 171-185.

    Altenberger, U., Kreher, B. & Stein, E. (1992):  Magmatische und tektonische Gefüge des Odenwaldes.- Exkursion zum IV. Symposium Tektonik, Strukturgeologie und Kristallingeologie, Darmstadt, 50 S.

    Altenberger, U. & Kruhl, J.H. (2000): The long life of a thin and dry high- temperature shear zone in the Hercynian lower crust of Calabria (S.Italy). Per.Mineral, 69: 125-142.

    Altenberger, U,  López Isaza, J.A: (2014) First-time evidence of frictional melts in weak carbonate rocks-evidence from the Cuisa Fault, Alta Guajira/Northern Colombia. Geol.Colombiana 37, 37(2):5–14..      

    Altenberger, U., Oberhänsli, R. Adusumalli, C. & Rasool, R. (1992): The corundum-bearing rocks around Seeheim in the Odenwald complex,Mid-German Crystalline Rise.-  Zbl.Geol Pal 7/8.   895-908 . (special edition with referees) 

    Altenberger, U., Oberhänsli, R., Putlitz, B. & Wemmer, K. (2003): Tectonic controls of the Cenozoic magmatism at the Torres del Paine, southern Andes (Chile, 51°10'S): Revista Geologica de Chile, Vol. 30, No. 1, p.65-81

    Altenberger, U., Oberhänsli, R., Stein, E. & Moghni M.(2001): Geochemistry,  tectonic setting and geodynamic position of late orogenic dikes in the Melibocus Massiv, Bergstraesser  Odenwald.- Miner.Petrol., 72, 209-228.

    Altenberger, U., Schmid, R. & Oberhänsli, R. (2007): Composition and pre-metamorphic geodynamic Setting of the Ultrahigh-Pressure and high-pressure Metabasic Rock from Dabie Shan, E-China. Int. Journ. Earth Sci., 97, 1301-1314.

    Altenberger, U. & Wilhelm, S. (2000): Ductile deformation of K-feldspar in eclogite facies shear zones  in the Bergen Arcs, Norway. Tectonophysics, 320,  107-121.

    Altenberger, U, Vásquez, M., Patarroyo, P., Romer, R. L. & Jaramillo, J. M. (2005). Cenomanian-Turonian bentonites of the Eastern Cordillera and Upper Magdalena Valley, Colombia. 6th International Symposium on Andean Geodynamics., IRD Edition p.40-43

    Altenberger, U,, Wilke, F, Reinisch, R (2008): Origin of metabasites from the Higher Himalayan Crystalline Nappes, Kaghan Valley. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 72, 17.

    Altenberger, U., Wilke, M., Bousquet, R., Oberhänsli, R. Scherbaum, F. (2008): Pseudotachylytes: Coseismic source parameterization from petrology  and fabrics.  Geotectonics Research, 8-11.

    Altenberger, U., Prosser, G., Ruggiero, M., Günther, C. (2011): Garnet-bearing pseudotachylytes of Calabria-a petrological link to lower crustal hypocenters. In: Geology of the Earthquake Source: A Volume in Honour of Rick Sibson, In Fagereng, A., Toy, V. G. Rowland, J.V. (2011) Geology of the Earthquake Source Geol.Soc.Spec.Publ., 359, 153-168.

    Altenberger U., Prosser G., Grande A., Günter C., Langone A. (2013): A seismogenic zone in  the lower crust indicated by pseudotachylytes and ultramylonites in granulite-facies rocks of Calabria (southern Italy). Contributions Mineralogy & Petrology Volume 166, 975-994

    Altenberger, U., Jimenez Mejia, D.M., Rodriguez Serra, G.I.,, Scheffler, F., Oberhänsli, R. (2012): The Garzón Massif, Colombia-a possible new ultrahigh-temperature metamorphic complex in northern South America. Mineral. & Petrol. 105, 171-185.

    Birtel, S., Altenberger, U. & Passchier, C.W. (1999): Polyphase structural  and metamorphic  evolution of the Rossland shear zone at Holsnøy  island, a ductile nappe boundary in the Middle Allochthon of the Norwegian Caledonides. Zbl.Geol.Paläont.Teil 1, 18-34. (special edition with referees).

    Boesche, N.K, Rogass, C., Lubitz, K., Brell, M., Herrmann, S. Mielke, C. Tonn, S. Appelt, O., Altenberger, U., Kaufmann, H. (2015): Hyperspectral REE (Rare Earth Element) Mapping of Outcrops—Applications for Neodymium Detection. Remote Sens. 2015, 7, 5160-5186; doi:10.3390/rs70505160

    Boesche, N.K., Rogass C., C. Mielke, C., Herrmann, S., Körting, F. Papenfuß, A.  Lubitz, C., Brell, M., Tonn, S,  Altenberger, U. (2015): Hyperspectral rare earth element mapping of three outcrops at the Fen Complex, Norway: Calcitic, dolomitic, and ankeritic carbonatites. In: De Lima, I.B. and Filho, W.L. (eds.): Rare Earths Industry Technological, Economic, and Environmental Implications. 235-267. Elsevier

    Cisterna,C.E.,  Altenberger, U., Mon, R., Günter, C., Gutiérrez, A. (2017) The metamorphic basement of the southern Sierra de Aconquija, Eastern Sierras Pampeanas: Provenance and tectonic setting of a Neoproterozoic back-arc basin. J.South Amer Earth Sci,in press (available online https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jsames.2017.09.028)

    Freymark, J. Lapp, M., Breitkreuz, C., Altenberger, U., Stanek, K., Grund, K. (2015): Texture and geochemistry of the Late Paleozoic Freiberg-Frauenstein rhyolite dike (East Erzgebirge, Saxony): flow differentiation vs. magma composition. Mitt. oberrhein. geol. Ver., N.F. 97, 269–300, 19 Abb.; Stuttgart.

    Hajialioghli,H., Moazzen,M. Jahangiri, A., Oberhänsli, R., Mocek, B., Altenberger, U. (2010): Petrogenesis and tectonic evolution of metaluminous sub-alkaline granitoids from the Takab Complex, NW Iran". Geological Magazine, 19 pages. doi:10.1017/S0016756810000683

    Hetzel, R., Altenberger, U., Strecker, M. R. (1996): Structural and chemical evolution of pseudotachylytes during seismic events. Mineral. & Petrol., 58, 33-50.

    Hadj Zobir, S. Altenberger, U., Günter, C. (2014):  Geochemistry and petrology of metamorphosed submarine basic ashes in the Edough Massif (Cap de Garde, Annaba, Northeast Algeria). Comptes Rendue Geoscience 346, 244–254.

    Hadjzobir, S., Altenberger, U. , Günter, C. 2017: The Edough Massif garnetites: evidences for a metamorphosed paleo-garnet beach-sand placer (Cap de Garde, Annaba, Northeast Algeria). Journ. Mediterrn Earth Sci. In press

    Hoehnel, D., Reimold, W.U., Altenberger, U., Axel Hofmann, A., Mohr-Westheide, T., Özdemir, S. (2018):Petrographic and Micro-XRF analysis of multiple archean impact-derived spherule layers in drill core CT3 from the northern Barberton Greenstone Belt ( South Africa). Original Research Article; J. African Earth Sci., 138, 264-288.       

    Jiménez, V.,G., González T., J.V., López I., J.A, Guzmán O., G., Altenberger, U., Rossello, E.A. (2015): Análisis structural de la zona de Daño de la Failla Bucaramanga en los Alrededores del corregimiento Umpalá, Santander, Colombia. XV Congreso Colombiano de geologiía. 4 pages (extended abstract), 4 pages.

    Koerting, F., Rogass,C., Kaempf, H., Lubitz, C., Harms, U., Schudack, M.,Kokaly, R., Mielke, C., Boesche, N.K., Altenberger, U. (2015):  Drill core mineral analyses by means of the hyperspectral imaging spectrometer HySpex, XRD and ASD in proximity of the M. Tina Maar, Czech republic. International Archives Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences, Volume XL-1/W5. Extended abstract, 4 pages (peer reviewed).

    Liermann, H.-P., Isachsen,C.,  Altenberger, U., Oberhänsli, R.: (2002): Morphology of Zircons in high-pressure orthogneisses from the internal section of the Sesia-Lanzo-Zone (Northern Italy). Europ.J.Min, 14, 61-71.

    López, J.P., Omrani, H., Bellos, L., Altenberger, U., Günter, C. (2017): Determination of P-T conditions oft he metamorphic basement by pseudosection modelling in schists of medium grade rom Cumbres Calchaquíes, Sierras Pampeanas, NW Argentina.  XX Argentine  Geological Congress. Peer-reviewed conference proceedings. Part V, P.45-50

    López, J. P., Altenberger, U., Bellos, L., Ferrochio, B., Llomparte,E., Frentzel, G. (2017).  Petrological and geochemical characteristics of el Pabellón granite, Tafí del Valle, Tucumán, NW Argentina.  XX Argentine Geological Congress. 6 pages. Peer-reviewed conference proceedings.

    Omrani ,H. , Moazzen, M, Oberhänsli,R. Altenberger, U., Lange, M. (2013): The Sabzevar blueschists of the North Central Iranian microcontinent as remnants of the Neotethys-related oceanic crust subduction. I. Jour. Earth Sci.

    Mielke, C. , Muedi, T., Papenfuss, A., Boesche, N.K., Rogass C., Gauert,, U. Altenberger, U., de Wit, M.. (2015): Multi- and Hyperspectral Spaceborne Remote Sensing of the Aggeneys Base Metal Sulphide Mineral Deposit Sites in the Lower Orange River Region, South Africa.  South African Journal of Geology (in press).

    Mielke, C., Rogass, C., Boesche, N.K., Segl, K., Altenberger, U. (2016):EnGeoMAP 2.0 Automated Hyperspectral Mineral Identification for the  German EnMAP Space Mission. Remotesensing-107090, in press.

    Moazzen, M., Hajialioghli, R., Möller, A., Droop,  G.T.R. ,  Oberhänsli, R., Altenberger, U., Jahangiri, A.  (2013): Oligocene partial melting in the Takab metamorphic complex, NW Iran: Evidence from in situ U-Pb geochronology. J. Sci. Islam. Rep. Iran, 24, 217-228.

    Moazzen, M, Michaeli, R., Ahangari, M.,  Altenberger, U. (2017): Characterizing Tourmaline in Metapelitic Schists from
    The Gasht Area, North Iran and Boron Source in Metamorphic Fluids. Journal of Sciences, Iran: 243 - 253. 

    Mohammadiha, K., Moazzen, M., Altenberger, U., Hajialioghli,R. (2017): The geochemical nature of serpentinites from the Mashhad mafic-ultramafic complex as an evidence for Palaeotethys oceanic crust subduction in NE Iran. Geoscience Scientific Quarterly Journal,  29

    Mohammadiha, K., Moazzen, M., Altenberger, U., Hajialioghli,R. (2017): Mineralogical features of amphiboles in the Mashhad amphibole peridotites.  Iranian Journal of crystallography and Mineralogy. In press

    Poller,U., Altenberger, U.,  Schubert W. (2001): Back-arc magmatism in the Odenwald - geochemical characteristics of the amphibolites of the Bergsträßer Odenwald.- Mineral.Petrol. 72, 63-76.

    Reimold, W.U., Fischer L., Müller, J., Kenkmann, T.,  Schmitt, R.T., Altenberger, U., Kowitza, A.  (2015): Impact-generated pseudotachylitic breccia in drill core BH-5 Hättberg, Siljan im pact structure, Sweden. GFF Journal of the Geological Society of Sweden , DOI: 10.1080/11035897.2015.1015264.   Impact Factor: 0.707

    Reischmann, T., Altenberger, U., Kröner,A.,  Sun,Y. , Yu, Z., Guowei,  Z. & Anlin G.(1990): Mechanism and time of deformation and metamorphism of mylonitic orthogneisses from the Shangdan Shear Zone Qinling belt/China.- Tectonophysics 130, 365-374.

    Reischmann, T. Jaeckel, P., Anthes, G., Altenberger, U (2001):  Age and origin of the Böllsteiner Odenwald. Miner. Petrol. 72, 34-44. 

    Richter, B., Altenberger, U. (2012): Disequilibrium textures in lower crustal rocks: Magmatic fabrics in the Eastern Segment, SW Sweden. Sveriges Geologiska Undersökning rapport 15, 1–20.

    Rizzo G., Laurita S., Altenberger U. (2017): The Timpa delle Murge ophiolitic gabbros, southern Apennines: insights from petrology and geochemistry and consequences to the geodynamic setting. Period. Mineral. (in press)

    Schmid, R.; Altenberger, U., Oberhänsli, R. (1999):  Polyphase tectonometamorphic evolution of the northwestern Lindås Nappe on Holsnøy, Bergen Arcs, Caledonides, SW-Norway. Zbl.Geol.Paläont.Teil 1, 1-17. (special edition with referees)

    Stein, E., Altenberger, U., Kreher-Hartmann, B. (2001): Geologie des kristallinen Odenwaldes- seine magmatische und metamorphe Entwicklung. Jber.Mitt.oberrhein.geol.ver.N.F., 83,   89-111. (special edition with referees).

    Todt, W.A., Altenberger, U.,  Raumer, J.F. (1995): U-Pb data on zircons for the thermal peak of metamorphism in the Variscan Odenwald, Germany. Geol. Rdschau 84: 466-472.

    Vasquez, M., Altenberger, U., Romer, R. L.: (2005): Extension-related magmatism during mid-Cretaceous times in the eastern Cordillera, Colombia (2005). 5th International Symposium on Andean Geodynamics (ISAG) (Barcelona). 2002. 770-772.

    Vásquez, M., Altenberger, U. (2005). Mid-Cretaceous extension-related magmatism in the Eastern Colombian Andes. Journal of South American Earth Sciences, 20,193-210.

    Vásquez, M., Altenberger, U., Romer, R.  (2008) Neogene magmatism and its possible causal relationship with hydrocarbon generation in SW Colombia. I.J. Earth Sci. DOI 10.1007/s00531-008-0303-6

    Vásquez, M., Altenberger, U., Romer, R.L.,Sudo, M, Moreno-Murillo, J.M. (2010): Magmatic evolution of the Andean Eastern Cordillera of Colombia during the Cretaceous: Influence of previous tectonic processes. of South American Earth Sciences 29, 171-186.

    Weber, M., Cardona, A., Valencia, V., Altenberger, U., López-Martinez, M., Tobón, M., Zapata, S., Concha, A. E. (2011) : Geochemistry and geochronology of the Guajira Eclogites, northern Colombia-Evidence of a metamorphosed primitive Cretaceous Caribbean Island-arc. Geologica Acta 9, 425-443. DOI; 10.1344/105.000001740. 

    Wendt, A.,  Altenberger, U. (1994): Radial cracks around chromite inclusions in olivine from a Variscan peridotite shear zone in the  Ivrea Zone, Northern Italy. Tectonophysics 229, 133-137.

    Wendt A, Altenberger, U., D´Arco (1998): Radial cracks around chromite inclusions in olivine- A new geothermobarometer based on the thermoelastic properties of chromite and forsterite-rich olivine. Schweiz.Min.Petr.Mitt. 78, 365-374.

    Weidinger, J.T.; Korup, O.; Henry Munack, M.; Altenberger, U.; Dunning, S.A.; Tippelt, G.; Werner Lottermoser (2014): Giant rockslides from the inside.Earth Planet. Sci. Letters, 389: 62-73.

    Wilke, H.G.F, O´Brien, P.J. Altenberger, U., Schmolke-Konrad, M., Khan, A. (2009). Multi-stage reaction history in different eclogite types from the Pakistan Himalaya and implications for exhumation processes. Lithos. doi10.1016/j.lithos.2009.07.015.

    Yu, Z. Sun, Y., Zhang, C.,  Altenberger, U. (1991): Geochemistry and tectonic setting of the Shangdan metasandstone in the Shangdan suture zone in the Qinling ranges.-in: A selection of papers presented at the Conference on the Qinling orogenic belt,. Beijing (Peking). 493-507.

    Zaipeng,Y., Altenberger U.,  Yong,S. (1998): The Shangdan metamorphic sand-stone within the Shangdan Suture Zone in the Qinling mountains, Central China- its geochemistry and tectonic setting. Z.geol.Wiss 98, 1-20.

    Zhang, G., Zhou, D, Yu, Z., Guo, A., Cheng, S., Li, T., Zhang, C., Xue F., Kröner, A. Reischmann, T,  Altenberger U. (1991): Characteristics of the lithospheric composition, structure and evolution of the Qinling orogenic belt.- in: A selection of papers presented at the Conference on the Qinling orogenic belt,. Beijing (Peking). 121-138.        

     

    Other publications 

     

    Altenberger, U. , Oberhänsli, R. 2012: Vom Atom zum Hightec-Produkt-Minerale der Seltenerdelemente als Rohstoffe. 12 Seiten, Chemie in der Schule (im Druck).

    Klappenbach, K., Altenberger U. (1997): “Mit besseren Steinen zu besetzen“- 100 Jahre Neugestaltung des Grottensaales, Neues Palais im Park          Sanssouci.- Museumsjournal, S. 92-93.

    Klappenbach, K., Altenberger U. (1997): Kostbare Höhle für Nymphen und Meeresgötter: Der Grottensaal im Neuen Palais, Potsdam. Porticus, S 3-4.

     

    Selected conference abstracts (since 2011)

    Altenberger, U., Prosser, G. Deformation localization, examples from deep shear zones and pseudotachylytes. Penrose Conference: Localization of Deformation; Cadaques, Spain, 2011

    Altenberger, U., Jimenez Mejia, D.M., Rodriguez Serra, G.I.,, Scheffler, F., Oberhänsli, R. (2011):T he Garzón Massif, Colombia-a possible new ultrahigh-temperature metamorphic complex in northern South America. Latin American Conference, Heidelberg. 

    Altenberger, U., Prosser, G., Grande, A. Günter, C. (2012): Characterization of deeper crustal pseudotachylytes. 14th Symposium on Tectonics, Structural Geology and Geology of Crystalline Rocks (TSK 14), Kiel, Germany March 2012.

    Altenberger, U., Günter, C., Prosser, G. (2016). 35th IGC, Capetown  Pseudotachylytes: towords a depth of origin

    Artel, J., Altenberger, U., Günter, C., Fernandez Lamus, J. (2014): The formation of the rare earth mineral parisite in emerald bearing carbonate veins of Muzo/Colombia. DMG Tagung, Jena.

    Prosser, G.  Alfredo Caggianelli, A., Altenberger, U., Spiess, R. (2011): Pseudotachylytes Generated in Lower Crustal Levels: Constraints From Numerical Modelling, Corsica 2011

    Grande, A., Altenberger,U., Prosser, G. Gaggianelli, A. Spiess, R. (2011): Coexistence of pseudotachylyte veins and mylonitic zones at the base of the deep crust: An example from Calabria (Southern Italy). Turino, Geoitalia 2011.

    Hoehnel, D., Tagle, R., Hofmann, A., Reimold, U. Mohr-Westheide, T., Fritz, J. Altenberger, U. (2016): Micro XRF Analysis of Archean Spherule Layers and host rocks from the CT3 drill core, Barberton Greenstoine Belt, South Africa. 79th Annual Meeting of the Meteoritical Society, Berlin

    Köllner, N., Altenberger, U.,  Günter, C. , Bösche, N.K., Rogass, C., Müller, C., Mielke, C., Frei, M., Schodlok, M. (2016): REE fractionation and element transfer within weathering profiles in mild and humid  climate: alteration zones of the Fen-Carbonatite Complex, Norway. 35th ICG Capetown.

    Lorenz, M, Altenberger, U.Trumbull, B, Lira, R, Lopez de Luchi, M., Vinas, N. (2017): REE enrichment due to fenitization of Devonian granites, Rodeo de Los Molles, Central Argentina. AGU Meeting, New Orleans.

    Richter, B. , Altenberger, U. (2012). Disequilibrium textures in lower crustal rocks: Magmatic fabrics in the Eastern Segment, SW Sweden. 14th Symposium on Tectonics, Structural Geology and Geology of Crystalline Rocks (TSK 14), Kiel, Germany March 2012.

    Wilborn, H. Altenberger, U. , Günter, C., Fernandez Lamus, J. , Concha Perdomo, A.E.(2014): Contributions to the formation of accessory minerals in the emerald deposits of Muzo/Colombia. DMG Tagung, Jena.