Texture and microstructure

Structural features in rocks and minerals are one of the few direct sources of information available for the reconstruction of tectonic evolution. Research on texture and microstructure is aimed at better understanding the recrystallization and growth of rock-forming minerals, as well as of the processes responsible for the deformation of rocks.

Recrystallization of zircon. Interpretation and validation of compositional and isotopic measurements in zircon are strongly dependent on zircon-forming processes ...


Dr. Pierre Vonlanthen

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Position(s): Research Manager

Quartier UNIL-Mouline
Bâtiment Géopolis
Office : 3628
CH-1015 Lausanne
Tel.: 021 692 35 24

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