Dr. Heidi Höfer



Aulbach S., Höfer H.E., Gerdes A. (in press): High-Mg mantle eclogites from Koidu (West African craton) linked by Neoproterozoic ultramafic melt metasomatism of subducted Archaean plateau-like oceanic crust. Journal of Petrology . DOI: 10.1093/petrology/egz011

Gudelius D, Aulbach S, Braga R, Höfer H, Woodland AB, Gerdes A (2019) Element transfer in continental subduction zones: New insights from peridotites of the Ulten Zone (N Italy). Journal of Petrology 60: 231-268

Girnis A.V., Brey G.P., Bulatov V.K., Höfer H.E., Woodland, A.B. (2018): Graphite to diamond transformation during sediment–peridotite interaction at 7.5 and 10.5 GPa. Lithos 310-311, 302-313. doi:10.1016/j.lithos.2018.04.010

Seitz H.M., Brey G.P., Harris J.W, Durali-Müller S., Ludwig T., Höfer H.E. (2018): Ferropericlase inclusions in ultradeep diamonds from Sao Luiz (Brazil): high Li abundances and diverse Li-isotope and trace element compositions suggest an origin from a subduction mélange. Mineralogy and Petrology 112 (Suppl) S291-S300. doi.org/10.1007/s00710-018-0572-0

Tao R., Zhang L., Tian M., Zhu J., Liu X., Liu J., Höfer H.E., Stagno V., Fei Y. (2018): Formation of abiotic hydrocarbon from reduction of carbonate in subduction zones: Constraints from petrological observation and experimental simulation. Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta 239, 390-408

Zhang C., Almeev R.R., Hughes E.C., Borisov A. A., Wolff E.P., Höfer H.E., Botcharnikov R. and Koepke J (2018): Electron microprobe technique for the determination of iron oxidation state in silicate glasses. American Mineralogist 103, 1445-1454

Woodland A.B., V.K. Bulatov, G.P. Brey, A.V. Girnis, H.E. Höfer, A. Gerdes (2018): Subduction factory in an ampoule: Experiments on sediment–peridotite interaction under temperature gradient conditions. Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta 223, 319-349

Aulbach S., Sun J., Tappe S, Höfer H.E., Gerdes A. (2017): Volatile-rich Metasomatism in the Cratonic Mantle beneath SW Greenland: Link to Kimberlites and Mid-Lithospheric Discontinuities. Journal of Petrology 58/12, 2311-2338

Förster B., Aulbach S., Symes C., Gerdes A., Höfer H.E., Chacko T. (2017): A reconnaissance study of Ti-minerals in cratonic granulite xenoliths and their potential as recorders of lower crust formation and evolution. Journal of Petrology, 58/10, 2007-2034

Shu Q., Brey G.P., Hoefer H. E., Zhao Z., Pearson G.D. (2016): Kyanite/corundum eclogites from the Kaapvaal Craton:subducted troctolites and layered gabbros from the Mid- to Early Archean. Contrib Mineral Petrol 171:11. DOI 10.1007/s00410-015-1225-5

Pačevski A., Cvetković V., Šarić K., Banješević M., Hoefer H.E., Kremenović A.(2016): Manganese mineralization in andesites of Brestovačka Banja, Serbia: evidence of sea-floor exhalations in the Timok Magmatic Complex. Mineralogy and Petrology pp 1-12

Jansen M., Aulbach S., Hauptmann A., Höfer H.E., Klein S., Krüger M., Zettler R.L. (2016): Platinum group placer minerals in ancient gold artifacts – Geochemistry and osmium isotopes of inclusions in Early Bronze Age gold from , Ur/Mesopotamia. J. Archaeol. Sci. 68, 12-23

Brey G. P.,·Girnis A. V., Bulatov V. K., Höfer H. E., Gerdes A., Woodland A. B. (2015): Reduced sediment melting at 7.5–12 GPa: phase relations, geochemical signals and diamond nucleation. Contrib Mineral Petrol 170:18. DOI 10.1007/s00410-015-1166-z

Shu Q., Brey G.P., Gerdes A. and Hoefer H. E. (2014): Mantle eclogites and garnet pyroxenites – the meaning of two-point isochrons, Sm–Nd and Lu– Hf closure temperatures and the cooling of the subcratonic mantle. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 389, 143–154

Matjuschkin V., Brey G.P., Höfer H.E., Woodland A.B. (2014): The influence of Fe3+ on garnet–orthopyroxene and garnet–olivine geothermometers. Contrib Mineral Petrol, 167:972. DOI 10.1007/s00410-014-0972-z

Bulatov V. K., Brey G. P.,·Girnis A. V., Gerdes A.,·Höfer H. E. (2014): Carbonated sediment–peridotite interaction and melting at 7.5–12 GPa. Lithos 200–201, 368–385

Shu Q., Brey G.P., Gerdes A. and Hoefer H.E. (2013) Geochronological and geochemical constraints on the formation and evolution of the mantle underneath the Kaapvaal craton: Lu-Hf and Sm-Nd systematics of subcalcic garnets from highly depleted peridotites. Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta 113, 1-20

Girnis A. V., Bulatov V. K., Brey G. P., Gerdes A.,·Höfer H. E. (2013) Trace element partitioning between mantle minerals and silico-carbonate melts at 6–12 GPa and applications to mantle metasomatism and kimberlite genesis Lithos 160–161, 183–200

Luchs, T., Brey G.P., Gerdes A. and Hoefer H. (2013) The lithospheric mantle underneath the Gibeon Kimberlite field (Namibia): a mix of old and young components - evidence from Lu-Hf and Sm-Nd isotope systematics. Precambrian Research 231, 263-276

Girnis A., Bulatov V.K., Brey G.P., Gerdes A. and Höfer H.E. (2013): Trace element partitioning between mantle minerals and silicate-carbonate melts at 6-12 GPa and applications to mantle metasomatism and kimberlite genesis. Lithos 160–161, 183–200

Höfer, H.E., M. Lazarov, G.P. Brey, A.B. Woodland (2009): Oxygen fugacity of the metasomatizing melt in a polymict peridotite from Kimberley. Proceedings of the 9th International Kimberlite Conference, Suppl. 2, Lithos, 112, 1150-1154. doi:10.1016/j.lithos.2009.05.037

Zerr, A., G. Miehe, J. Li, D.A. Dzivenko, V.K. Bulatov, H. Höfer, N. Bolfan-Casanova, M. Fialin, G. Brey, T. Watanabe, M. Yoshimura (2009): High-Pressure Synthesis of Tantalum Nitride Having Orthorhombic U2S3 Structure. Advanced Functional Materials, 19, 2282–2288. doi: 10.1002/adfm.200801923

Creighton, S., T. Stachel, S Matveev, H.E. Höfer, C. Mc Cammon, R.W. Luth (2009): Oxidation of the Kaapvaal lithospheric mantle driven by metasomatism. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, 157, 491-504.

Höfer, H.E. and G.P. Brey (2007): The iron oxidation state of garnet by electron microprobe: its determination with the flank method combined with major element analysis. American Mineralogist, 92, 873-885.

Lieb, A., Weller, M.T., Henry, P.F., Niewa, R., Pöttgen, R., Hoffmann, R.-D., Höfer, H.E., Schnick, W. (2005): Oxonitridosilicate chlorides – synthesis, single-crystal X-ray and neutron powder diffraction, chemical analysis and properties of Ln4[Si4O3+xN7-x]Cl1-xOx with Ln = Ce, Pr, Nd and x  0.2. J. Solid State Chemistry, 178, 976-988.

Höfer, H.E. (2002): Quantification of Fe2+/Fe3+ by electron microprobe analysis - new developments. Hyperfine Interactions, 144/145, 239-248.

Höfer, H.E., S. Weinbruch, C.A. McCammon, G.P. Brey (2000): Comparison of two electron probe microanalysis techniques to determine ferric iron in synthetic wüstite samples. European J. Mineralogy, 12, 63-71.

Höfer, H.E., G.P. Brey, B. Schulz-Dobrick, & R. Oberhänsli(1994): The determination of the oxidation state of iron by the electron microprobe. European J. Mineralogy, 6, 407-418.

Foley, S., H. Höfer & G. Brey (1994): High-pressure synthesis of priderite and members of the lindsleyite-mathiasite and hawthorneite-yimengite series. Contributions Mineralogy Petrology, 117, 164-174.

Höfer, H.E, & R. Schmidberger (1994): Electronic conductivity in the La(Cr,Ni)O3 perovskite system. J. Electrochemical Society, 141, 782-786.

Höfer, H.E. & W.F. Kock (1993): Crystal chemistry and thermal behavior in the La(Cr,Ni)O3 perovskite system. J. Electrochemical Society, 140, 2889-2894.