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R. Vollmer 1987

 R.Vollmer, 1987

 

For privacy reasons , letters and documents by still living scholars may be excluded from reading.

 

 

Call n.

Title/Subject

Topics

N. of items

Years

A1

APPLICATIONS

Curriculum vitae in different versions.

Research programs (including one submitted to the National Research Council in 1983).

Letters from/to various American scholars and institutions.

60

1981-1987

A2

ORIGIN OF POTASSIC VOLCANISM

Manuscript with corrections of the unpublished article “Origin of potassic volcanism: a metasomatic model”, submitted to Nature in 1985; referee reviews.

Manuscript with corrections of the unpublished article “On the origin of Italian and East African potassic volcanism: a metasomatic model” (revised and enlarged version of the previous paper), submitted to Geochimica et cosmochimica acta in 1986; referee reviews.

Preliminary sketches, results of chemical analysis, diagrams of the concentrations of chemical elements.

23

1985-1986

A3

IGLESIENTE

Geochemical analysis from  Sardinia (Italy); letters from/to B. Turi and K. Ludwig.

Preliminary materials and proofs of the article “Isotopic constraints on the genesis of base-metal ores in southern and central Sardinia”, published in European Journal of Mineralogy 1, 1989, pp. 657-666.

83

1980-1989

A4

BIBLIOGRAPHY

Offprints and photostat copies of various publications by Vollmer.

Manuscript abstracts for conferences and meetings.

42

1974-1995

A5

VIRUNGA III

Analysis of major elements and trace elements in volcanic rocks from Virunga (Congo); maps and diagrams.

Manuscript of the unpublished article “Metasomatism of the continental lithospere: simulation and case studies”. Letters from/to Z. Palasz, R. Kerrich, H.-U. Schminke, R. Varne.

51

1983-1985

A6

ITALIAN POTASSIC MAGMAS I - CHEMICAL GEOLOGY

Preliminary materials and proofs of the articles “On the origin of the Italian potassic magmas: 1. A discussion contribution”, published in Chemical Geology 74, 1989, pp. 229-239, and “On the origin of the Italian potassic magmas: reply”, pubished in Chemical Geology 85, 1990, pp. 191-196.

Observations and remarks on A. Peccerillo’s “Comments”, published in Chemical geology, 85, 1990, pp. 183-191.

Chemical analysis, sketches, diagrams.

Letters from/to Chemical geology editorial board.

30

1987-1990

A7

[INTERACTION BETWEEN MANTLE PLUME AND CONTINENTAL LITHOSPERE]

Manuscript of the unpublished article “Interaction in time between mantle plume and continental lithospere: modelling of regional geochemical trends in the Italian potassic volcanic province”, submitted to Geochimica et cosmochimica acta in 1992.

Preliminary materials, chemical analysis, diagrams.

Referee reviews and letters from/to Geochimica et cosmochimica acta editorial board.

18

1992-1993

A8

[INFERENCES OF LITOSPHERIC EVOLUTION IN ITALY from PB isotopes compositions in northern Appennine cherts]

Remarks on T. J. Barrett’s and Thorpe’s models; reply by Barrett and further comments; projected publication of the whole discussion on Earth and Planetary Science Letters, and correspondence with the editorial board of the periodical.

Manuscript of the article “Inferences of litospheric evolution in Italy from Pb isotopes compositions in northern Appennine cherts”, published in Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences, 22, 1985, pp. 1370-1373; preliminary materials, diagrams.

25

1984-1986

A9

VIRUNGA

Manuscript and prelimnary materials of the article “Possible origin of K-rich volcanic rocks fromVirunga, East Africa, by metasomatism of continental crustal material: Pb, Nd and Sr isotopic evidence”, published in Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 64, 1983, pp. 374-386. Manuscript of the unpublished paper “Derivation from time-averaged enriched and depleted mantle rervoirs for potassic rocks from Virunga, East Africa: Pb isotope evidence” (first draft dated 1980). Different manuscript versions of the unpublished paper “Origin of Lamproites: Pd and Sr isotopic evidence from Virunga, East Africa”, submitted to Nature in 1982.

Geochemical analysis, diagrams, maps. Letters from/to K. G. Cox, F. E. Hough, M. J. Norry, Th. G. Sahama, P. Evrard, L. Cahen, K. Bell, Ph. Campbell and others.

76

1975-1983

A10

ITALY [CHEMICAL ANALYSIS OF ITALIAN MAGMAS]

Geochemical analysis of magmas from different Italian areas: Tuscany, Vulsini Complex, Roccamonfina, Somma-Vesuvius, Vulture; comparison of results.

Diagrams and maps taken from published works of different authors.

Manuscript of the article “Crustal contamination versus enriched mantle: Sr, Nd, and Pb isotope and trace element evidence from the potassic alkaline volcanism of Central and South Italy”, published in Rendiconti della società italiana di mineralogia e petrologia, 35/1, 1979, pp. 1-56.

15

1982

A11

DIFFUSION-CONTROLLED METASOMATISM

Manuscript notes and transparencies on the topics “Origin of the Italian alkaline magmas” and “Diffusion-controlled metasomatism of Ischia”, likely used in the conference Genesi e differenziazione del magmatismo potassico del bordo tirrenico (Ischia, 15-18 October 1990).

2

1989-1990

A12

[REVIEWS - TRANSPARENCIES]

Vollmer’s reviews of other scholars’ articles for various journals (Nature, Journal of geodynamics, Earth and planetary science letters, Geochimica et cosmochimica acta).

Transparencies (likely for didactic or seminarial use) with maps and diagrams of isotopic data from Sardinia (Italy) and Virunga (Africa).

34

1983-1987

A13

MINERAL DISEQUILIBRIA -CAMPANIA

Preliminary materials, reviews and proofs of the article “Sr isotope geochemistry of megacrysts from continental rift and converging plate margin alkaline volcanism in South Italy”, published in Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research 11, 1981, pp. 317-327). Correspondence with the Italian coauthors.

33

1976-1981

A14

DIFFUSION CALCULATIONS AND PROGRAMS

Manuscript notes on vector analysis and geometrical and mathematical models.

 

6

1987-1991

A15

LEUCITE HILLS

Manuscript, preliminary materials and reviews of the article “Nd and Sr isotopes in ultrapotassic volcanic rocks from the Leucite Hills, Wyoming”, published in Contributions to mineralogy and petrology, 87, 1984, pp. 359-368.

Diagrams, maps, manuscript notes and letters from/to the coauthors.

Comparison among Nd and Sr isotopes of Leucite Hills rocks, lamproites from Italy and Virunga and Columbia basalt flows.

Research project entitled “U-Th-Pb isotopic systematic of ultrapotassic lavas from Leucite Hills, Wyoming”, submitted to the National Science Foundation; reviews and letter of rejection.

53

1981-1984

A16

ITALIAN POTASSIC VOLCANISM. VIRUNGA - ITALY

Manuscript, preliminary materials and reviews of the unpublished paper “Comparative Sr, Nd and Pb isotope geochemistry of potassic alkaline volcanism form Virunga and Italy: petrogenetic and geodynamic inferences”, submitted to Earth and planetary science letters in 1983 (four copies).

Manuscript and preliminary materials of the articleItalian potassic volcanism: origin and geodynamic implications”.

Correspondence with various scholars.

28

1982-1983

 
 

B1

LEUCITE HILLS SAMPLES

Notebook with descriptions of and observations on numbered Leucite Hills samples.

1

n.d.

B2

[H. C. Helgeson (ed.),  Chemical transport in metasomatic processes]

Book: H. C. Helgeson (ed.),  Chemical transport in metasomatic processes (NATO ASI Series C: Mathematical and physical sciences, 218), Dordrecht, Reidel, 1987 [contains: R. Vollmer, “Metasomatism of the continental lithosphere: simulation of isotope and element abundance behaviour and case studies”, pp. 53-90].

Enveloped: review of the book by W. E. Seyfried Jr published in Eos, 6 December 1988.

2

1987-1988

B3

LETTERS

Letters from various scholars

(K. Bell, L. Civetta, K. D. Collerson, M. Cortini, A. D. Edgar, R. M. Ellam, G. Ferrara, F. A. Frey, P. Gravestock, V. Morra,

D. R. Nelson, G. Plyusnin,

G. Poli, J. C. Varekamp, P. J. Wyllie).

Minutes of Vollmer’s letters to various scholars (G. Anoshin, K. Bell, L. Civetta, M. Cortini, K. G. Cox, R. M. Ellam, G. Ferrara, S. F. Foley, F. A. Frey, A. Peccerillo, G. Plyusnin, G. Poli, J. C. Varekamp, G. Venturelli, P. J. Wyllie).

69

1975-2011

B4

IUGG HAMBURG 1983

Preliminary materials, abstract and final manuscript of the paper “Implications for the structure and evolution of the Afro-Arabian rift System from isotope geochemistry”, presented at the International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics (IUGG) XVIII General Assembly (Hamburg, 15-27 August 1983).

Manuscript of the paper “Deep mantle fluids and mantle plumes”, presented at the same conference.

Manuscript of the article “Earth degassing, mantle metasomatism, and isotopic evolution of the mantle”, published in Geology, 11, 1983, pp. 452-454.

First circular of IAVCEI Scientific Assembly held in Catania (Italy), 16-21 September 1985.

Letters from/to S. Bachinski, P. Mohr, H-U. Schminke.

28

1983-1985

B5

DIAGRAMS - PROGRAMS

Geochemical analysis and diagrams.

Computer routines (diffusion geometry).

40

1988-1993

B06

FERRARA

Correspondence with G. Ferrara (CNR - Laboratorio di geocronologia e geochimica isotopica, Pisa) concerning a proposal of working in Italy with a short-term contract.

9

1981

B7

BUCH

Correspondence with Springer-Verlag editorial board concerning the projected publication of a monograph by Vollmer provisionally entitled Geochemistry of potassic rocks in the series “Minerals and rocks”.

Publishing agreement.

Letters from/to J. Wyllie, E. Seibold, M. Grünenfelder, H. P. Taylor.

16

1979-1981

B8

[MISCELLANEOUS MATERIALS]

Vollmer’s reviews of other scholars’ applications to the National Science Foundation (“Volcanologic-petrologic research in the East Sunda and Banda Arcs, Indonesia”, by J. C. Varekamp; “Petrogenesis of pyroclastic deposits of the Vulsini volcanic center, Italy”, by D. S. Barker; “He isotope geochemistry of Mt. Etna”, by D. W. Graham).

Manuscript notes (likely research project sketches) entitled “Crust extraction and early homogenization of the Earth’s mantle” (dated 20 Aprile 1987); “Role of volatiles in crust extraction and early homogenization of the Earth’s mantle” (dated 23 September 1987).

Offprint of the article “Crustal contamination versus enriched mantle: 143Nd/144Nd and 87Sr/86Sr evidence from the Italian Volcanics”, published in Contributions  to mineralogy and petrology, 69, 1979, pp. 151-165.

9

1979-1987

B9

GCA 1993

Manuscript the unpublished article “Quantitative modelling of regional geochemical trends in the Italian potassic volcanic province: review and simulation of trends by diffusion controlled source metasomatism”, submitted to Geochimica et cosmochimica acta in 1993.

Correspondence with the associate editor of the periodical, J. D. Morris; referee  reviews.

Letters from/to G. Venturelli concerning a possible collaboration.

20

1992-1994

B10

MANUSCRIPT SUBMITTED TO “GEOLOGY” - UNPUBL. July 1989

Preliminary materials, manuscript and reviews of the unpublished article “Diffusion-controlled modelling of lithospheric metasomatism and the origin of the Italian potassic magmas”, submitted to Nature and subsequently to Geology in 1989.

Correspondence with the editorial boards of the two periodicals.

31

1989

B11

MANUSCRIPT - EPSL - 1990/91

Preliminary materials, manuscript, referee reviews and proofs of the article “On the origin of the Italian potassic magmas: a one- dimensional diffusion-controlled model of source metasomatism”, published in Earth and planetary science letters, 107, 1991, pp. 487-498.

Various requests of the article reprint from scholars from all over the world.

31

1990-1993

B12

[MISCELLANEOUS MATERIAL]

Programs, abstracts, transparencies, diagrams, correspondence and manuscript papers for the participation in various conferences; among them: Mantle metasomatism conference, London (Canada), 31 August - 3 September 1983;  Chemical transport in metasomatic processes, Corinthos (Greece), 3-16 June 1985; Metasomatism of the continental lithospehere, Gargnano del Garda (Italy), 1-5 April 1986.

35

1983-1987

B13

CRUSTAL METASOMATISM

Background material programs.

Computer routines concerning various models of fluid loss. Manuscript notes

Isotopic analysis and diagrams.

17

1986-1988

B14

DOCUMENTATION METASOMATISM ON COLUMN [...] 1988

Manuscript of the paper “Metasomatism of the continental litosphere: simulation and case studies”, likely the text of a seminar lesson held in Cambridge, 7-9 January 1985.

Transparencies, notes, computer routines and diagrams.

67

1984-1992

B15

CRUSTAL METASOMATISM

Preliminary materials and manuscript of the article “Metasomatism of the continental lithosphere: simulation of isotope and element abundance behaviour and case studies”, punblished in Helgeson H. C. (ed.) Chemical transport in metasomatic processes (NATO ASI Series C: Mathematical and physical sciences, 218), Dordrecht, Reidel, 1987, pp. 53-90.

Correspondence with various scholars.

11

1985-1987

B16

PERIODICO MINERAL. 1995

Preliminary materials, manuscript and referee reviews of the article “Quantitative modelling of regional geochemical trends in the Italian alkaline volcanic province: review and simulation by diffusion controlled source metasomatism”, published in  Periodico di mineralogia, 64, 1995, pp. 367-391.

Correspondence with the editorial board of the periodical.

27

1995

B17

NYIRAGONGO

Manuscript of the article “Petrology and Geochemistry of a U and Th enriched nephelinite from Mt. Nyiragongo, Zaire: its bearing on ancient mantle metasomatism”, published in Bulletin of the Geological Society of Finland, 57/1-2, 1985, pp. 37-46; first drafts of the text (entitled “The role of ancient metasomatised subcontinental mantle in young alkaline rift volcanism: mineralogical, chemical and isotopic evidence from Nyiragongo”), preliminary materials, diagrams; correspondence with various scholars.

Manuscript of the unpublished article “Precise dating of mantle metasomatism”, submitted to Nature in 1982; referee reviews and correspondence with the editorial board of the journal [N.B.: the text is the original, extended version of the later published paper entitled “Unusual isotopic variations in Nyragongo nephelinites”, Nature, 301, 1983, pp. 141-143].

29

1979-1983

B18

ROCCAMONFINA

Manuscript of the article “Lead Isotopic composition of the potassic rocks from Roccamonfina (South Italy)”, published in Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 47, 1980, pp. 91-101.

Prelininary materials, geochemical analysis, transparencies. Correspondence

19

1979-1980


B19

LITHOS 1992 (UNPUBLISHED)

Manuscript notes, preliminary materials, transparencies and abstract of the paper “The Italian potassic volcanism: a one-dimensional diffusion controlled advective flow model to simulate source metasomatism”, presented at the VI conference of the European Union of Geosciences (EUG), held in Strasbourg, 24-28 March 1991; funding requests and correspondence with the scientific committee. Manuscript of the unpublished article “Origin of the Italian potassic magmas: simulation of regional isotopic abundance trends by a diffusion-controlled model of source metasomatism”, submitted to Lithos in 1991; referee reviews and correspondence with the editorial board.

Manuscript of the unpublished article “Regional Pb, Nd, Sr and oxygen isotope abundance trends in the Italian potassic volcanic province. History of interpretations and simulation by a diffusion-controlled model of source metasomatism” [revised version of the previous one], submitted to Lihtos in 1992 for the special isssue Potassic and Ultrapotassic Magmas and their Origin.

45

1990-1992

B20

[R. Vollmer, Rb-Sr and U-Th-Pb Systematics of Alkaline Rocks: The Alkaline Rocks From Italy]

Dissertation: R. Vollmer, Rb-Sr and U-Th-Pb Systematics of Alkaline Rocks: The Alkaline Rocks From Italy, submitted to the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology - Zurich for the degree of Doctor of Natural Sciences, 1975 [diss. n. 5468]; 90 pp.

1

1975

 

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