Prof. Dr. Alan B. Woodland


93) Uenver-Thiele L, Woodland AB, Boffa Ballaran T, Miyajima N, Frost DJ (2017) Phase relations of Fe-Mg spinels including new high-pressure post-spinel phases and implications for natural samples. American Mineralogist, in press.

92) Aulbach S, Woodland AB, Vasilyev P, Galvez ME, Viljoen KS (2017) Effects of low-pressure igneous processes and subduction on Fe3+/SFe and redox state of mantle eclogites from Lace (Kaapvaal craton). Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 474, 283-295.

91) Uenver-Thiele L, Woodland AB, Seitz H-M, Downes H, Altherr R (2017) Metasomatic processes revealed by trace element and redox signatures of the lithospheric mantle beneath the Massif Central, France. Journal of Petrology, 58, 395-422.

90) Smart, K, Tappe S, Simonetti A, Simonetti SS, Woodland AB, Harris C (2017) Tectonic significance of eclogite and pyroxenite components in the Slave cratonic mantle lithosphere beneath Voyageur, Arctic Canada. Chemical Geology, 455, 98-119.

89) Siersch N, Boffa Ballaran T, Uenver-Thiele L, Woodland A (2017) Compressibility and high-pressure structural behavior of Mg2Fe2O5. American Mineralogist, 102, 845-850.

88) Yaxley GM, Berry AJ, Rosenthal A, Woodland AB (2017) Redox preconditioning deep cratonic lithosphere for kimberlite genesis – evidence from the central Slave Craton. Scientific Reports, 7:30 doi: 10-1038/s41598-017-00049-3.

87) Uenver-Thiele L, Woodland AB, Boffa Ballaran T, Miyajima N, Frost DJ (2017) Phase relations of MgFe2O4 at conditions of the deep upper mantle and transition zone. American Mineralogist, 102, 632-642.

86) Schroeder-Frerkes F, Woodland AB, Uenver-Thiele L, Klimm K, Knapp N (2016) Ca-Eskola incorporation in clinopyroxene: Limitations and petrological implications for eclogites and related rocks. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, 171, 101.

85) Brey GP, Girnis AV, Bulatov VK, Höfer HE, Gerdes A, Woodland A (2015) “Black shale” melting at 7.5–12 GPa: phase relations, geochemical signals and diamond nucleation. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, 170, 18, DOI 10.1007/s00410-015-1166-z

84) Knapp N, Woodland AB, Klimm K (2015) Experimental constraints on coesite abundances in eclogite and implications for the X seismic discontinuity. Journal of Geophysical Research, 120, 4917-4930.

83) Nestola F, Periotto B, Anzolini C, Andreozzi GB, Woodland AB, Lenaz D, Alvaro M, Princivalle F (2015) Equation of state of hercynite spinel, FeAl2O4, and high-pressure systematics of Mg-Fe-Cr-Al spinels. Mineralogical Magazine, 79, 285-294. doi: 10.1180/minmag.2015.079.2.07

82) Fiebig J, Hofmann S, Tassii F, D’Alessandro W, Vaselli O, Woodland AB (2015) Isotopic patterns of hydrothermal hydrocarbons emitted from Mediterranean volcanoes. Chemical Geology, 396, 152-163.

81) Boffa Ballaran T, Uenver-Thiele L, Woodland AB (2015) Complete substitution of Mg into Fe4O5: the crystal structure of the Mg2Fe2O5 end-member. American Mineralogist, 100, 628-632.

80) Uenver-Thiele L, Woodland AB, Downes H, Altherr R (2014) Oxidation state of the lithospheric mantle below the Massif Central, France. Journal of Petrology, 55, 2457-2480.

79) Nyrow A, Strenemann C, Wilke M, Mende K, Yavas H, Simonelli L, Hiraoka N, Sahle CJ, Houtari S, Andreozzi GB, Woodland AB, Tolan M, Tse JS (2014) Iron speciation in minerals and glasses probed by M-edge x-ray Raman scattering spectroscopy. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, DOI 10.1007/s00410-014-1012-8

78) Matjuschkin V, Brey GP, Hoefer HE, Woodland AB (2014) The influence of Fe3+ on garnet-orthopyroxene and garnet-olivine geothermometers. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, 10.1007/s00410-014-0972-z.

77) Knapp N, Woodland AB, Klimm K (2013) Experimental constraints in the CMAS system on the Ca-Eskola content of eclogitic clinopyroxene. European Journal of Mineralogy, 25,579-596. DOI: 10.1127/0935.1221/2013/0025-2326.

76) Woodland AB, Schollenbruch K, Koch M, Boffa Ballaran T, Angel RJ, Frost DJ (2013) Fe4O5 and its solid solutions in several simple systems. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, 166, 1677-1686. (DOI) 10.1007/s00410-013-0948-4.

75) Fiebig J, Tassi F, D’Alessandro W, Vaselli O, Woodland AB (2013) Carbon-bearing gas geothermometers for volcanic-hydrothermal systems. Chemical Geology, 351, 66-75.

74) Berry AJ, Yaxley GM, Hanger BJ, Woodland AB, de Jonge MD, Howard DL, Paterson D, Kamenetsky VS (2013) Quantitative mapping of the oxidation state of iron in mantle garnet. Geology, doi:10.1130/G34119.1.

73) Purwin H, Lauterbach S, Brey GP, Woodland AB, Kleebe H-J (2013) An experimental study of the Fe oxidation states in garnet and clinopyroxene as a function of temperature in the system CaO-FeO-Fe2O3-MgO-Al2O3-SiO2: implications for garnet-clinopyroxene geothermometry. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, 165, 623-639.

72) Peslier A, Woodland AB, Bell DR, Lazarov M, Lapen TJ (2012) Water control by metasomatism in the Kaapvaal cratonic mantle. Geochemica Cosmochimica Acta. 97, 213-246.

71) Woodland AB, Frost D J, Trots, DM, Klimm K, Mezouar M (2012) In situ observation of the breakdown of magnetite (Fe3O4) to Fe4O5 and hematite at high pressures and temperatures. American Mineralogist, 97, 1808-1811.

70) Dyar, MD, Breves EA, Emerson EA, Bell SW, Nelms M, Ozanne MV, Peel SE, Carmosino ML, Tucker JM, Gunter ME, Delaney JS, Lanzirotti A, Woodland AB (2012) Accurate determination of ferric iron in garnets by bulk Mössbauer spectroscopy and synchrotron micro-XANES. American Mineralogist, 97, 1726-1740.

69) Woodland AB, Angel RJ, Koch M (2012) Structural systematics of spinel and spinelloid phases in the system MFe2O4–M2SiO4 with M = Fe2+ and Mg. European Journal of Mineralogy, 24, 657-668.

68) Yaxley GM, Berry AJ, Kamenetsky VS, Woodland AB, Golovin AV (2012) An oxygen fugacity profile through the Siberian Craton – Fe K-edge XANES determinations of Fe3+/∑Fe in garnets in peridotite xenoliths from the Udachnaya East kimberlite. Lithos,, 

67) Glazyrin K, McCammon CA, Dubrovinsky L, Merlini M, Schollenbruch K, Woodland A, Hanfland M (2012) Effect of high pressure on the crystal structure and electronic properties of magnetite below 25 GPa. American Mineralogist, 97, 128-133

66) Shaw CSJ, Woodland AB (2012) Spatial and temporal variations in the composition of mafic alkaline lavas, Rockeskyllerkopf Volcanic Center, West Eifel, Germany. Bulletin of Volcanology, DOI 10.1007/s00445-011-0532-6.

65) Schollenbruch K, Woodland AB, Frost DJ , Wang Y, Sanehira T, Langenhorst (2011) In situ determination of the spinel – post-spinel transition in Fe3O4 at high temperature and pressure by synchrotron X-ray diffraction. American Mineralogist, 96, 820-827, DOI: 10.2138/am.2011.3642

64) Berry AJ, Yaxley GM, Woodland AB, Foran GJ (2010) A XANES calibration for determining the oxidation state of iron in mantle garnet. Chemical Geology, 278, 31-37.

63) Peslier AH, Woodland AB, Bell DR, Lazarov M (2010) Olivine water contents in the continental lithosphere and the longevity of cratons. Nature, doi:10.1038/nature09317.

62) Shaw CSJ, Woodland AB, Trenholm ND, Hopp J (2010) Structure and Evolution of the Rockeskyllerkopf Volcanic Centre, West Eifel Volcanic Field, Germany. Bulletin of Volcanology, DOI 10.1007/s00445-010-0380-9.

61) Zulauf G, Zulauf J, Bornemann O, Peinl M, Brenker F, Woodland AB (2010)  Experimental deformation of a single-layer anhydrite in halite matrix under bulk constriction. Part 2:  Microfabrics and deformation mechanisms. Journal of Structural Geology, 32, 264-277.

60) Schollenbruch, Woodland AB, Frost DJ (2010) The stability of hercynite at high pressures and temperatures. Physics and Chemistry of Minerals, 37, 137-143, DOI 10.1007/s00269-009-0317-z.

59) Wilke M, Hahn O, Woodland A, Rickers K (2009) The oxidation state of iron determined by Fe K-edge XANES – application to iron gall ink in historical manuscripts. Journal of Analytical Atomic Spectrometry, DOI: 10.1039/b904438h.

58) Schollenbruch K, Woodland AB, Frost DJ, Langenhorst F (2009) Detecting the Spinel–Post-spinel Transition in Fe3O4 by in situ Electrical Resistivity Measurements. High Pressure Research, 29, 520-524, doi:10.1080/08957950903392092.

57) Höfer HE, Lazarov M, Brey GP, Woodland AB (2009) Oxygen fugacity of the metasomatizing melt in a polymict peridotite from Kimberley. Lithos, 112S, 1150-1154.

56) Hanrahan M, Brey G, Woodland A, Ludwig T (2009) Li as a Barometer for Bimineralic Eclogites: Experiments in Natural Systems. Lithos, Proceedings of the 9th International Kimberlite Conference, doi: 10.1016/j.lithos.2009.05.021.

55) Lazarov M, Woodland AB, Brey GP (2009) Thermal state and redox conditions of the Kaapvaal mantle: A study of xenoliths from the Finsch mine, South Africa. Lithos, 112S, 913-923

54) Woodland AB (2009) Ferric iron contents of clinopyroxene from cratonic mantle and partitioning behaviour with garnet. Lithos, 112S,1143-1149.

53) Fiebig J, Woodland AB, D'Alessandro W, Püttmann W (2009) Excess methane in hydrothermal emissions is abiogenic. Geology, 37, 495-498, doi 10.1130/G25598A.1.

52) Hanrahan M, Brey G, Woodland A, Altherr R, Seitz H-M (2009) Towards a Li Barometer for Bimineralic Eclogites: Experiments in CMAS. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, 158, 169-183. doi: 10.1007/s00410-009-0376-7.

51) Woodland AB, Bauer M, Boffa Ballaran T, Hanrahan M (2009) Crystal chemistry of Fe3Cr2Si3O12 – Fe3Fe2Si3O12 garnet solid solutions and related spinels. American Mineralogist, 94, 359-366.

50) Hopp J, Trieloff M, Brey G, Woodland AB, Simon NSC, Wijbrans JR, Siebel W, Reitter E (2008) 40Ar/39Ar-ages of phlogopite in mantle xenoliths from South African kimberlites:
Evidence for metasomatic mantle impregnation during the Kibaran orogenic cycle. Lithos, doi:10.1016/j.lithos.2008.09.001.

49) Peslier AH Woodland AB, Meen JK, Wolff JA (2008) Fast kimberlite ascent rates estimated from H diffusion profiles in xenolithic mantle olivines from southern Africa. Geochimica Cosmochimica Acta, DOI 10.1016/j.gca.2008.03.019, 72, 2711-2722.

48) Fiebig J, Woodland AB, Spangenberg J, Oschmann W (2007) Natural evidence for rapid abiogenic hydrothermal generation of CH4. Geochimica Cosmocimica Acta, 71, 3028-3039.

47) Weyer S, Anbar AD, Brey GP, Münker C, Mezger K, Woodland AB (2007) Iron isotope fractionation during partial melting on Earth and the current view on Fe-isotope budgets of the planets (reply to the comment of F. Poitrasson and the comment of B.L. Beard and C.M. Johnson on " Iron isotope fractionation during planetary differentiation" by S Weyer, A.D. Anbar, G.P. Brey, C. Münker, K. Mezger and A.B. Woodland). Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 256, 638-646.

46) Woodland AB & Jugo PJ (2007) A Complex Magmatic System Beneath the Devès Volcanic Field, Massif Central, France: Evidence from Clinopyroxene Megacrysts. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, 153, 719-731. DOI 10.1007/s00410-006-0172-6.

45) Quartieri S, Oberti R, Boiocchi M, Dalconi MC, Boscherini F, Safonova O, Woodland AB (2006) Site preference and local geometry of Sc in garnets: II. The crystal-chemistry of octahedral Sc in the andradite-Ca3Sc2Si3O12 join. American Mineralogist, 91, 1240-1248.

44) Woodland AB, Kornprobst J, Tabit A (2006) Ferric iron in orogenic lherzolite massifs and controls of oxygen fugacity in the upper mantle. Lithos, 89, 222-241.

43) Boffa Ballaran T & Woodland AB (2006) Local Structure of Ferric Iron-bearing Garnets deduced by IR-Spectroscopy, Chemical Geology, 225, 360-372.

42) Weyer S, Anbar AD, Brey GP, Münker C, Mezger K, Woodland AB (2005) Iron isotope fractionation during planetary differentiation. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 240, 251-264.

41) van Aken P, Miehe G, Woodland AB, Angel RJ (2005) Crystal structure and cation distribution in Fe7SiO10 ("iscorite"), European Journal of Mineralogy, 17, 723-732.

40) Woodland AB, Seitz H-M, Yaxley GM (2004) Varying behaviour of Li in metasomatised spinel peridotite xenoliths from Western Victoria, Australia, Lithos, 75, 55-66.

39) Koch M, Woodland AB, Angel RJ (2004) Stability of spinelloid phases in the system Mg2SiO4 –Fe2SiO4–Fe3O4 at 1100°C and up to 10.5 GPa. Physics of the Earth and Planetary Interiors, 143, 171-183.

38) Kontny A, Woodland AB, Koch M (2004) Temperature-dependent magnetic susceptibility behaviour of spinelloid and spinel solid solutions in the systems Fe2SiO4-Fe3O4 and (Fe,Mg)2SiO4-Fe3O4. Physics and Chemistry of Minerals, 31, 28-40.

37) Woodland AB & Koch M (2003) Variation in oxygen fugacity with depth in the upper mantle beneath the Kaapvaal Craton, southern Africa. Earth and  Planetary Science Letters, 214, 295-310.

36) Woodland AB, Seitz H-M, Altherr R, Marschall H, Olker B, Ludwig T (2002) Li abundances in eclogite minerals: A clue to a crustal or mantle origin? Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, 143, 587-601.

35) Woodland AB (2000) "Banded Iron-Formations", in the Oxford Companion to the Earth, Oxford University Press, 61-63.

34) Woodland AB & Angel RJ (2000) Phase Relations in the System Fayalite­–Magnetite at High Pressures and Temperatures. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, 139, 734-747.

33) Seitz H-M & Woodland AB (2000) The distribution of lithium in peridotitic and pyroxenitic mantle lithologies - An indicator of magmatic and metasomatic processes. Chemical Geology, 166, 47-64.

32) Woodland AB & Peltonen P (1999) Ferric iron contents of garnet and clinopyroxene and estimated oxygen fugacities of peridotite xenoliths from the Eastern Finland Kimberlite Province. P.H. Nixon Volume Proc 7th Kimberlite Conference, Redroof Publishers, Cape Town, S.A., 904-911.

31) van Aken P, Strysa VJ, Liebscher B, Woodland AB, Redhammer GJ (1999) Microanalysis of Fe3+/∑Fe in oxide and silicate minerals by investigation of electron energy-loss near-edge structures (ELNES) at the Fe M2,3 edge. Physics and Chemistry of Minerals, 26, 584-590.

30) Woodland AB, Angel RJ, Koch M, Kunz M, Miletich R (1999) Equations of state for   "skiagite" garnet and Fe2SiO4-Fe3O4 spinel solid solutions. Journal of Geophysical Research, 104, 20049-20058.

29) Angel RJ, Kunz M, Miletich R, Woodland AB, Koch M, Knoche R (1999) Effect of isovalent Si,Ti substitution on the bulk moduli of Ca(Ti1-xSix)SiO5 titanite. American Mineralogist, 84, 282-287

28) Angel RJ, Kunz M, Miletich R, Woodland AB, Koch M, Xirouchakis D (1999) High pressure phase transition in CaTiOSiO4 titanite. Phase Transitions, 68, 533-543.

27) Angel RJ & Woodland AB (1998) Crystal structure of spinelloid II in the system Fe2SiO4-Fe3O4. European Journal of Mineralogy, 10, 607-611.

26) Woodland AB (1998) The orthorhombic to high-P monoclinic phase transition in Mg-Fe pyroxenes: can it produce a seismic discontinuity? Geophysical Research Letters, 25, 1241-1244.

25) Woodland AB & Angel RJ (1998) Crystal structure of a new spinelloid with the wadsleyite structure in the system Fe2SiO4-Fe3O4 and implications for the Earth's mantle. American Mineralogist, 83, 404-408.

24) Tabit A, Kornprobst J, Woodland AB (1997) Les péridotites à grenat du Massif des Beni Bousera (Maroc): mélanges tectoniques et  interdiffusion du fer et du magnésium. Comptes Rendu Academie de Sciences Paris, Sciences de la terre et des planètes , 325, 665-670.

23) Ulmer G, Grandstaff DE, Woermann E, Göbbels M, Schönitz M, Woodland AB (1997) The redox stability of moissanite (SiC) compared with metal-metal oxide buffers at 1773 (K) and at pressures up to 90 kbar. Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie Abhandlungen, 172, 279-307.

22) Angel RJ, McCammon C & Woodland AB (1997) Structure, ordering and cation interactions in Ca-free P21/c clinopyroxenes. Physics and Chemistry of Minerals., 25, 249-258.

21) Woodland AB & O'Neill H StC (1997) Thermodynamic data for Fe-bearing phases obtained using noble metal alloys as redox sensors. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta,  61, 4359-4366.

20) Woodland AB, McCammon C, Angel RJ (1997) Intersite partitioning of Mg and Fe in Ca-free high-pressure C2/c clinopyroxene. American Mineralogist, 82, 923-30.

19) Woodland AB & Angel RJ (1997) Reversal of the orthoferrosilite - high-P clinoferrosilite transition, a phase diagram for FeSiO3 and implications for the mineralogy of the Earth's upper mantle. European Journal of Mineralogy, 9, 245-254.

18) Hugh-Jones D, Sharp T, Angel RJ  Woodland A (1996) The transition of orthoferrosilite to high-pressure C2/c clinoferrosilite at ambient temperature. European Journal of Mineralogy,  8, 1337-1346.

17) Woodland AB, Kornprobst J, McPherson E, Bodinier J-L, Menzies MA (1996) Metasomatic interactions in the lithospheric mantle: Petrologic evidence from the Lherz Massif, French Pyrenees, Chemical Geology, 134, 83-112.

16) McPherson E, Thirlwall MF, Parkinson IJ, Menzies MA, Bodinier J-L, Woodland A, Bussod G (1996) Geochemistry of metasomatism adjacent to amphibole-bearing veins in the Lherz peridotite massif. Chemical Geology, 134, 135-158.

15) Woodland AB & O'Neill H StC (1995) Phase Relations Between -  Garnet And CaFeSi2O6 - Fe2Si2O6 Pyroxene Solid Solutions. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, 121, 87-98.

14) Woodland AB, Droop G, O'Neill H StC (1995) Very almandine-rich garnet from near Collobrières, southern France, and its petrological significance. European Journal of Mineralogy, 7, 187-194.

13) Hugh-Jones DA, Woodland AB, Angel RJ (1994) The structure of high-pressure C2/c ferrosilite and crystal chemistry of high-pressure C2/c pyroxenes. American Mineralogist, 79, 1032-1041.

12) Woodland AB & Ross II CR  (1994) A crystallographic and Mössbauer spectroscopy study of Fe3Al2Si3O12 - (almandine-skiagite) and  - (andradite-skiagite) garnet solid solutions. Physics and Chemistry of Minerals, 21, 117-132.

11) Woodland AB & Wood BJ (1994) Fe3O4 activities in Fe-Ti spinel solid solutions. European Journal of Mineralogy, 6, 23-37.

10) Woodland AB & O'Neill H StC (1993) Synthesis and stability of garnet and phase relations with Fe3Al2Si3O12 -  solutions, American Mineralogist, 78, 1000-1013.

9) Walther JV & Woodland AB (1993) Experimental determination and interpretation of the assemblage microcline, muscovite, and quartz in supercritical H2O, Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 57, 2431-2437.

8) O'Neill H StC, Rubie DC, Canil D, Geiger CA, Ross II CR, Seifert F, Woodland AB (1993) Ferric iron in the upper mantle and in transition zone assemblages: implications for relative oxygen fugacities in the mantle, Geophysical Monograph 74, IUGG Volume 14, American Geophysical Union, Washington D.C., 73-88.

7) Woodland A, Kornprobst J, Wood BJ (1992) Oxygen thermobarometry of orogenic lherzolite massifs. Journal of Petrology, 33, 203-230.

6) Wood BJ, Nell J,  Woodland A (1991) Macroscopic and microscopic thermodynamic properties of oxides. In D. Lindsley (ed.), Oxide Minerals: Petrologic and Magnetic Significance, Reviews in Mineralogy, 25, 265-299.

5) Woodland A & Wood BJ (1990) The breakdown of hercynite at low ƒO2. American Mineralogist, 75, 1342-1348.

4) Woodland AB, Bates JK, Gerding TJ (1991) Parametric effects on glass reaction in the undersaturated test method. Argonne National Laboratory Report ANL-91/36, 131 pp.

3) Abrajano TA, Bates JK, Woodland A, Bradley JP, Bourcier WL (1990) Secondary phase formation during waste-glass dissolution. Clays and Clay Minerals, 38, 537-548.

2) Woodland A & Wood BJ (1989) Electrochemical measurement of the free energy of almandine (Fe3Al2Si3O12) garnet. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 53, 2277-2282.

1) Woodland A & Walther JV (1987) Experimental determination of the solubility of the assemblage paragonite, albite, and quartz in supercritical H2O. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 51, 365-372.

Other Publications:

Bitschene PR, Shaw CSJ, Woodland,AB (2012) Der Vulkankomplex Rockeskyller Kopf im nationalen Geopark Vulkanland Eifel -Brennpunkt vulkanologischer Forschung und geotouristischer Inwertsetzung. In DVG (ed): Einblicke –25 Jahre Deutsche Vulkanologische Gesellschaft, 117-126.

Bates JK, Woodland AB, Wronkiewicz DJ & Cunnane JC (1990) Repository relevant testing applied to the Yucca Mountain Project. Argonne National Laboratory Report ANL/CMT/PP--71628, 25 pp.

John K. Bates, Thomas J. Gerding and Alan B. Woodland (1989). Parametric Effects of Glass Reaction Under Unsaturated Conditions. MRS Proceedings, 176, 347 doi:10.1557/PROC-176-347