Sottili G., Fanara S., Silleni A., Palladino D.M., Schmidt B.C.. CO2-crystal wettability in potassic magmas: implications for eruptive dynamics in light of experimental evidence for heterogeneous nucleation. Geophys.J. Int. doi 10.1093/gji/ggx039



Mißbach H., Duda J.-P., Lünsdorf N.K., Schmidt B.C., Thiel V. Testing the preservation of biomarkers during experimental maturation of an immature kerogen. International Journal of Astrobiology, in press, doi:10.1017/S1473550416000069

Fanara S., Sengupta P., Becker H.W., Rogalla D., Chakraborty S. Diffusion across the glass transition in silicate melts: Systematic correlations, new experimental data for Sr and Ba in calcium-aluminosilicate glasses and general mechanisms of ionic transport, Accepted in Journal of Non-Crysalline Solids on September 2016

Fanara S., Sottili G., Silleni A., Palladino D.M., Schmidt B.C. CO2 bubble nucleation upon pressure release in potassium-rich silicate magmas. Chem. Geol. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.chemgeo.2016.12.033.



Bartels A, H Behrens, F Holtz, Francois & BC Schmidt, The effect of lithium on the viscosity of pegmatite forming liquids , Chem. Geol., 410, 1-11, 2015.

Schäfer N., Schmidt B.C., Queric N.V., Röring B, Reitner J. Organic compounds and conditioning films within deep rock fractures of the Äspö Hard Rock Laboratory, Sweden. Geomicrobiology Journal, 32, 231-24

Bartels A., Behrens H., Holtz F., Schmidt B.C. The effect of lithium on the viscosity of pegmatite forming liquids. Chem. Geol., 410, 1-11

Moussallam Y., Florian P., Corradini D., Morizet Y., Sator N., Vuilleumier R., Guillot B., Iacono-Marziano G., Schmidt B.C., Gaillard F. The molecular structure of melts along the carbonatite-kimberlite-basalt compositional joint: CO2 and polymerisation. Earth Planet. Sci. Let. 434, 129-140.

Fanara, S., Botcharnikov, R.E., Palladino, D.M., Adams, F., Buddensieck, J., Mulch, A., and H. Behrens, Volatiles in magmas related to the Campanian Ignimbrite eruption: Experiments vs. natural findings, Am. Mineralogist, 100 (10), 2284–2297.



Webb SL, BJ Murton & AJ Wheeler, Rheology and the Fe3+-chlorine reaction in basaltic melts, Chem. Geol., 366, 24-31, 2014.

Baasner A, I Hung, TF Kemp, R Dupree, BC Schmidt & SL Webb, Constraints on the incorporation mechanism of chlorine in peralkaline and peraluminous Na2O-CaO-Al2O3-SiO2 glasses, Am. Mineral., 99, 1716-1726, 2014.

Baasner A, BC Schmidt, R Dupree & SL Webb, Fluorine speciation as a function of composition in peralkaline and peraluminous Na2O-CaO-Al2O3-SiO2 glasses: A multinuclear NMR study, Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta, 132, 151-169, 2014.

Leefmann T., Blumberg M., Schmidt B.C., Thiel V. Raman spectroscopy of biosignatures in methane-related microbialites. In: Wiese F., Reich M. & Arp G. (eds) “Spongy, slimy, cosy & more…” Commemorative volume in celebration of the 60th birthday of Joachim Reitner. Göttingen Contributions to Geosciences,77, 113-122

Lünsdorf N.K., Dunkl I., Schmidt B.C., Rantitsch G., Eynatten H.v. Towards a higher comparability of geothermometric data obtained by Raman spectroscopy of carbonaceous material. Part I: Evaluation of biasing factors. Geostandards and Geoanalytical Research, 38, 73-94.



Baasner A, BC Schmidt & SL Webb, The effect of chlorine, fluorine and water on the viscosity of aluminosilicate melts, Chem. Geol., 357, 134-149, 2013

Hasdemir I, S Striepe, J Deubener & BC Schmidt, Micromechanical properties of banded alterations of archaeological glass fragments, J. Non-Cryst. Sol., 375,126-132, 2013

Angel RJ, NL Ross, J Zhao, L Sochalski-Kolbus, H Kruger & BC Schmidt, Structural controls on the anisotropy of tetrahedral frameworks: the example of monoclinic feldspars, Europ. J. Mineral., 25, 597-614, 2013

Boehm A & BC Schmidt, Fluorine and chlorine diffusion in phonolitic melt, Chem. Geol., 346, 162-171, 2013

Baasner A, BC Schmidt & SL Webb, Compositional dependence of the rheology of halogen (F, Cl) bearing aluminosilicate melts, Chem. Geol., 346, 172-183, 2013

Bartels A, H Behrens, F Holtz, BC Schmidt, M Fechtelkord, J Knipping, L Crede, A Baasner & N Pukallus, The effect of fluorine, boron and phosphorus on the viscosity of pegmatite forming melts, Chem. Geol., 346, 184-198, 2013

Schmidt BC, N Blum-Oeste & J Flagmeier, Water diffusion in phonolite melts, Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta, 107, 220-230, 2013

Perdikouri C, S Piazolo, A Kasioptas, BC Schmidt & A Putnis, Hydrothermal replacement of Aragonite by Calcite: interplay between replacement, fracturing and growth, Europ. J. Mineral., 25, 123-136, 2013

Schmidt BC, PL Gehlken, & ME Boettcher, Vibrational spectra of BaMn(CO3) and a re-analysis of the Raman spectrum of BaMg(CO3), Europ. J. Mineral., 25, 137-144, 2013



Le Bayon R, S Buhre, BC Schmidt & RF Mahlmann, Experimental organic matter maturation at 2 kbar: Heat-up effect to low temperatures on vitrinite reflectance, Int. J. Coal Geology, 92, 45-53, 2012

Schlechter E, R Stalder & H Behrens, Electrical conductivity of H-bearing orthopyroxene single crystals measured with impedance spectroscopy, Phys. Chem. Mineral., 39, 531-541, 2012

Böttcher M.E., Effenberger H., Gehlken P.-L., Grathoff G.H., Schmidt B.C., Geprägs P., Bahlo R., Dellwig O., Leipe T., Winde V., Deutschmann A., Stark A., Gallego-Torres D. Martinez-Ruiz F. BaMn[CO3]2 – a previously unrecognized double carbonate in low-temperature environments: Structural, spectroscopic, and textural tools for future identification. Chemie der Erde – Geochemistry, 72, 85-89

Lünsdorf N.K., Dunkl I., Schmidt B.C., Rantitsch G., v. Eynatten H. (2012) The thermal history of the Steinach Nappe (Eastern Alps) during extension along the Brenner Normal Fault system indicated by organic maturation and zircon (U-Th)/He thermochronology. Austrian J. Earth Sci., 105/3, 17-25.



Perdikouri C, A Kasioptas, T Geisler, BC Schmidt & A Putnis, Experimental study of the aragonite to calcite transition in aqueous solution, Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta, 75, 6211-6224, 2011

Sanloup C, BC Schmidt, G Gudfinnsson, A Dewaele & M Mezouar, Xenon and Argon: A contrasting behavior in olivine at depth, Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta, 75, 6271-6284, 2011

Webb SL, Configurational heat capacity of (Mg, Ca, Sr, Ba)O-Al2O3-SiO2 melts, Europ. J. Mineral., 23, 457-497, 2011 ________________


Gesing T, BC Schmidt, MM Murshed, Temperature dependent structural and spectroscopic studies of sodium gallosilicate nitrite sodalite, Mat. Res. Bull., 45, 1618-1624, 2010

Falenty K & SL Webb, Shear Modulus, Heat Capacity, Viscosity and Structural Relaxation Time of Na2O-Al2O3-SiO2 and Na2O-Fe2O3-Al2O3-SiO2 Melts, Phys. Chem. Mineral., 37, 613-634, 2010

Murshed MM, BC Schmidt & WF Kuhs, Kinetics of Methane-Ethane Gas Replacement in Clathrate-Hydrates Studied by Time-Resolved Neutron Diffraction and Raman Spectroscopy, J. Phys. Chem. A, 114, 247-255, 2010.

Hovelmann J, A Putnis A, T Geisler, BC Schmidt & U Golla-Schindler, The replacement of plagioclase feldspars by albite: observations from hydrothermal experiments, Contrib. Mineral. Petrol., 159, 43-59, 2010.



Stalder R, A Kronz & BC Schmidt, Raman spectroscopy of synthetic (Mg,Fe)SiO3 single crystals. An analytical tool for natural orthopyroxenes, Europ. J. Mineral., 21, 27-32, 2009.

Purwin H, R Stalder & H Skogby, Hydrogen incorporation in Fe- and Na-doped diopsides, Europ. J. Mineral., 21, 691-704, 2009 _________________


Bendel V & BC Schmidt, Raman spectroscopic charcterisation of disordered alakli feldspars along the join KAlSi3O8-NaAlSi3O8: application to natural sanidine and anorthoclase, Europ. J. Mineral., 6, 1055-1066, 2008.

Yamashita S, H Behrens & BC Schmidt, Water speciation in sodium silicate glasses based on NIR and NMR spectroscopy. Chem. Geol., 256, 230-240, 2008.

Schmidt BC, H Behrens, Water solubility in phonolite melts, influence of melt composition and temperature. Chem. Geol., 256, 258-267, 2008.

Webb SL, Configurational heat capacity of Na2O-CaO-Al2O3-SiO2 melts, Chem. Geol., 256, 92-101, 2008.

Stalder R, Kronz A, Simon K, Hydrogen incorporation in enstatite in the system MgO-SiO2-H2O-NaCl, Contrib. Mineral. Petrol., 156, 653-659, 2008



Stalder R, Purwin H, Skogby H, Influence of Fe on hydrogen diffusivity in orthopyroxene, Europ. J. Mineral., 19, 899-903, 2007

Ludwig T & R Stalder, A new method to eliminate the influence of in-situ contamination in SIMS analysis of hydrogen. J. Analyt. Atomic Spectrometry, 22,1415-1419, 2007

Stalder R & T Ludwig, OH incorporation in synthetic diopside, Europ. J. Mineral., 19, 373-380, 2007

Webb SL, M Banaszak, U Köhler, S Rausch & G Raschke, The viscosity of Na2O-CaO-Al2O3-SiO2 melts, Europ. J. Mineral., 19, 681-692, 2007.

Iacono-Marziano G, BC Schmidt & D Dolfi, Equilibrium and disequilibrium degassing of a phonolitic melt (Vesuvius A.D. 79 "White Pumice") simulated by decompression experiments, J. Volcanol. Geotherm. Res., 161, 151-164, 2007.

Zimova M & SL Webb, The effect of combined Cl and F on aluminosilicate melt viscosity, Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta, 71, 1553-1562, 2007.

Stalder R & Skogby H, Dehydration mechanisms in synthetic Fe-bearing enstatite, Europ. J. Mineral., 19, 201-216, 2007.



.Stuke A, H Behrens & BC Schmidt, H2O speciation in float glass and soda lime silica glass,Chem. Geol., 229 ,64-77, 2006.

Stalder R & H Behrens, D/H exchange in pure and Cr-doped enstatite: implications for hydrogen diffusivity, Phys. Chem. Mineral., 33, 601-611, 2006.

Roselieb K, O Dersch, H Büttner & F Rauch, Diffusivity and solubility of He in garnet: An exploratory study using nuclear reaction analysis, Nuclear Instr. Meth. Phys. Res., B 244, 412-418, 2006.

Zimova M & SL Webb, The effect of chlorine on the viscosity of Na2O-Fe2O3-Al2O3-SiO2 melts, Am. Mineral., 91, 344-352, 2006.



Sanloup C, BC Schmidt, EM Chamorro Perez, A Jambon, E Gregoryanz & M Mezouar, Retention of xenon in quartz and Earth's missing xenon, Science, 310, 1174-1177, 2005.

Mücke A & F Farshad, Whole-rock and mineralogical composition of Phanerozoic ooidal ironstones: Comparison and differentiation of types and subtypes, Ore Geology Reviews, 26, 227-262, 2005.

Mücke A & AR Cabral, Redox and nonredox reactions of magnetite and hematite in rocks, Chemie der Erde, 65, 271-278, 2005.

Stalder R, S Klemme, T Ludwig, & H Skogby, Hydrogen incorporation in orthopyroxene: interaction of different trivalent cations, Contrib. Mineral. Petrol., 150, 473-485, 2005.

Allwardt JR, JF Stebbins, BC Schmidt, DJ Frost, AC Withers & MM Hirschmann, Aluminum coordination and density in high-pressure aluminosilicate glasses: Significance for the structural changes and densification in basaltic magmas, Am. Mineral, 90 1218-1222, 2005.

Allward, JR, JF Stebbins, BC Schmidt & DJ Frost, The effect of composition, compression, and decompression on the structure of high-pressure aluminosilicate glasses: An investigation utilizing 17O and 27Al NMR. In J Chen, Y Wang, T Duffy, G Shen, L Dobrzhinetskaya., (Eds) Advances in High-Pressure Technology for Geophysical Applications, Elsevier, Amsterdam, pp. 211-240, 2005.

Jackson I, SL Webb, L Weston & D Boness, Frequency dependence of elastic wave speeds at high temperature: a direct experimental demonstration, Phys. Earth Planet. Int., 148, 85-96, 2005.

Webb SL, Structure and Rheology of Fe2O3-bearing Na2O-Al2O3-SiO2 Melts, Europ. J. Mineral., 17, 223-232, 2005.

Webb SL, Viscoelasticity of the Earth's mantle, EMU Notes in Mineralogy, In R. Miletich (ed) Mineral Behaviour at Extreme Conditions, 7, 417-440, 2005.

Webb SL, Silicate melts at extreme conditions, EMU Notes in Mineralogy, In R. Miletich (ed) Mineral Behaviour at Extreme Conditions, 7, 65-94, 2005.

Webb SL, Webb Kristalle fließen und Schmelzen hüpfen, In: Das System Erde - was bewegt die Welt?, Eds. J. Reitner, K Weber & U Karg, Universitätsverlag Göttingen, 57-72, 2005.



Allwardt JR, BC Schmidt & JF Stebbins, Structural mechanisms of compression and decompression in high-pressure K2Si4O9 glasses: An investigation utilizing Raman and NMR spectroscopy of high-pressure glasses and crystals, Chem. Geol., 213, 137-151, 2004.

Schmidt BC, N Zotov & R Dupree, Structural implications of water and boron dissolution in albite glass, J. Non-Cryst. Solids, 337 207-219, 2004.

Schmidt BC, F Gaillard & ME Smith, Characterisation of 17O-enriched alumina from a new hydrothermal preparation,Solid State NMR, 26, 197-202, 2004.

Schmidt BC, Effect of boron on the water speciation in (alumino)silicate melts and glasses, Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta, 68, 5013-5025, 2004.

Shaw CSJ, Mechanisms and rates of quartz dissolution in melts in the CMAS (CaO-MgO-Al2O3-SiO2) system, Contrib. Mineral. Petrol., 148, 180-200, 2004.

Stalder R, Influence of Fe, Cr and Al on hydrogen incorporation in orthopyroxene, Europ. J. Mineral., 16, 703-711, 2004.

Webb, SL, E Müller & H Büttner, Anomalous Rheology of Peraluminous Melts, Am. Mineral., 89, 812-818, 2004.



Du L-S, JR Allwardt, BC Schmidt & JF Stebbins, Pressure-induced structural changes in a borosilicate glass-forming liquid: boron coordination, non-bridging oxygens, and network ordering, J. Non-Cryst. Solids, 337, 196-200, 2003.

Gaillard F, BC Schmidt, S Mackwell & C McCammon, Rate of hydrogen-iron redox exchange in silicate melts and glasses, Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta, 67, 2427-2441, 2003.

Khalil K I, HA Helba & A Mücke, Genesis of the gold mineralization at the Dungash gold mine area, Eastern Desert, Egypt: a mineralogical-microchemical study, J. African Earth Sciences 37, 111-122, 2003.

Mücke A, Fayalite, pyroxene, amphibole, annite and their decay products in mafic clots within Younger Granites of Nigeria: Petrography, mineral chemistry and genetic implications, J. Afr. Earth Sci., 36, 55-71, 2003.

Mücke A, Magnetite, ilmenite, and ulvite in natural rocks and ore deposits: petrography, microprobe analyses and genetic implications, Mineral. Petrol., 77, 215 - 234, 2003.

Mücke A, General and comparative considerations of whole-rock and mineral compositions of Precambrian iron-formations and their implications. Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Abhandlungen 179, 175-219, 2003.

Padro D, BC Schmidt & R Dupree, On the water solubility mechanism in hydrous aluminosilicate glasses: Information from 27Al MAS and MQMAS NMR, Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta, 67, 1543-1551, 2003.

Rakic S, V Kahlenberg & BC Schmidt, Hydrothermal synthesis and structural characterization of k-Na2Si2O5 and Na1.84K0.16Si2O5, Solid State Sciences, 5, 473-480, 2003.

Rakic S, V Kahlenberg, BC Schmidt, S Ide & W Depmeier, High pressure mixed alkali disilicates in the system Na2-xKxSi2O5 : hydrothermal synthesis and crystal structures of NaKSi2O5-II and Na0.5K1.5Si2O5, Z. Krist., 218, 413-420, 2003.

Stalder R & H Skogby, Hydrogen diffusion in natural and synthetic orthopyroxene, Phys. Chem. Mineral., 30, 12-19, 2003.

Webb SL & I Jackson, Anelasticity and microcreep in polycrystalline MgO at high temperature: an exploratory study, Phys. Chem. Mineral., 30, 157-166, 2003.

Webb SL, Frauen in "männlichen" Disziplinen am Beispiel Petrologie, in Frau Macht Wissenschaft, I. Amodeo (Ed.), Ulrike Helmer Verlag, 145-155, 2003.



Martel C & BC Schmidt, Decompression experiments as an insight into ascent rates of silicic magmas, Contrib. Mineral. Petrol., 144, 397-415, 2002

Roselieb K A Jambon, Tracer diffusion of Mg, Ca, Sr, and Ba in Na-aluminosilicate melts, Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta, 66, 109-123, 2002.

Schäfer FN & SF Foley, The effect of crystal orientation on the wetting behaviour of silicate melts on the surfaces of spinel peridotite minerals, Contrib. Mineral. Petrol., 143, 254-261, 2002.

Schmidt BC & H Keppler, Experimental evidence for high noble gas solubilities in silicate melts under mantle pressures, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 195, 277-290, 2002.

Stalder R & H Skogby, Hydrogen incorporation in enstatite, Europ. J. Mineral, 14, 1139-1144, 2002.

Stalder R, P Ulmer & D Günther, Fluids in the system forsterite-phlogopite-H2O at 60 kbar, Schweiz. Mineral. Petrog. Mitt., 82, 15-24, 2002.

Zack T, A Kronz, SF Foley & T Rivers, Trace element abundances in rutiles from eclogites and associated garnet mica schists, Chem. Geol., 184, 97-122, 2002.



Alevizos, G & A Mücke, Erzpetrographisch-mikroanalytische Untersuchung und Genese der sedimentären Eisennickelvorkommen von Agios Ioannis und Marmeiko (Lokris-Griechenland). Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Abhandlungen 176, 67-88, 2001.

Andronikov AV & SF Foley, Trace element and Nd-Sr isotopic composition of ultramafic lamprophyres from the East Antarctic Beaver Lake area, Chem. Geol., 175, 291-305, 2001.

Foley SF, MG Barth & GA Jenner-GA, Rutile/melt partition coefficients for trace elements and an assessment of the influence of rutile on the trace element characteristics of subduction zone magmas, Geochem. Cosmochim. Acta, 64, 933-938, 2000.

Gedeon O, M Zimova & K Jurek-K, Mixed alkali effect in glass irradiated by 50 keV electron beam, J. Non-Cryst. Sol., 279, 14-19, 2001.

Mücke A, BK Mohapatra & BR Nayak, The tephroite, spessartine, pyroxmangite and rhodochrosite-bearing mineral assemblages of the manganese ores in the Manomunda-Goriajhar area of the Gangpur Group, Orissa, India. Petrological and chemical investigations and their genetic implications. Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Abhandlungen 176, 21-43, 2001.

Schmidt BC, H Behrens, T Riemer, R Kappes & R Dupree, Quantitative determination of water speciation in aluminosilicate glasses: A comparative NMR and IR spectroscopic study, Chem. Geol., 174, 195-208, 2001.

Schmidt BC, T Riemer, SC Kohn, F Holtz & R Dupree, Structural implications of water dissolution in haplogranitic glasses from NMR spectroscopy: Influence of total water content and mixed alkali effect,Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta, 65, 2949-2964, 2001.

Tiepolo M, P Bottazzi, SF Foley, R Oberti, R Vannucci & A Zanetti, Fractionation of Nb and Ta from Zr and Hf at mantle depths: the role of titanian pargasite and kaersutite, J. Petrol., 42, 221-232, 2001.

Zack T, T Rivers, SF Foley, Cs-Rb-Ba systematics in phengite and amphibole: an assessment of fluid mobility at 2.0 GPa in eclogites from Trescolmen, Central Alps, Contrib. Mineral. Petrol., 140, 651-669, 2001.



Litasov KD, SF Foley & YD Litasov-YD, Magmatic modification and metasomatism of the subcontinental mantle beneath the Vitim volcanic field (East Siberia): evidence from trace element data on pyroxenite and peridotite xenoliths from Miocene picrobasalt, Lithos, 54, 83-114, 2000.

Melzer S & SF Foley, Phase relations and fractionation sequences in potassic magma series modelled in the system CaMgSi2O6-KAlSiO4-Mg2SiO4SiO2-F2O-1 at 1 bar to 18 kbar, Contrib. Mineral. Petrol., 138, 186-197, 2000.

Mücke A, Environmental conditions in the Late Cretaceous African Tethys: conclusions from a microscopic- geochemical study of ooidal ironstones from Egypt, Sudan and Nigeria, J. African Earth Sciences 30, 25-46, 2000.

Mücke A & Z Losos, Die polymetamorph überprägten, heterogen zusammengesetzten, gebänderten und silifizierten Magnetiterze im Paragneis des Desna Gewölbes (Schlesien/Tschechische Republik). Acta Mus. Moraviae, Sci. geol. LXXXV: 47-80, 2000 (in Tschechischer Sprache mit englischer Zusammenfassung).

Mücke A, The Birimian Algoma-type banded iron-formations of the Nigerian metavolcano-sedimentary schist belts. Journal of African Earth Sciences, Special Abstract Issue (18th colloquium of African Geology, Graz,), 63, 2000.

Nörtemann MF-J, A Mücke, K Weber & LD Meinert, Mineralogy of the Navachab skarn deposit, Namibia: an unusual Au-bearing skarn in high-grade metamorphic rocks. Communs. Geol. Surv. Namibia, 12, 149-156, 2000.

Riemer T, B Schmidt, H Behrens & R Dupree, H2O/OH ratio determination in hydrous aluminosilicate glasses by static proton NMR and the effect of chemical shift anisotropy, Solid State Nucl. Magn. Res., 15, 201-207, 2000.

Schmidt BC, T Riemer, SC Kohn, H Behrens & R Dupree, Different water solubility mechanisms in hydrous glasses along the quartz - albite join. Evidence from NMR spectroscopy, Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta, 64, 513-526, 2000.

Walter H, K Roselieb, H Buttner & M Rosenhauer, Pressure dependence of the solubility of Ar and Kr in melts of the system SiO2-NaAlSi2O6, Am. Mineral., 85, 1117-1127, 2000.