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Helmholtz Centre Potsdam
GFZ German Research Centre 
for Geosciences

Dr. Robert Trumbull
14473 Potsdam

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Darin, A.V., Veksler I.V., Rakshun Ya.V. (2016) First results of the application of scanning XRF analysis with synchrotron-radiation beams from the VEPP-3 to study the spatial distribution of trace elements in samples of stratiform chromite ores. Journal of Surface Investigation. X-ray, Synchrotron and Neutron Techniques, 10, 88–91.

Junge, M., Oberthür, T., Osbahr, I. and Gutter, P. (2016) Platinum-group element and minerals in the Lower and Middle Group chromitites of the western Bushveld Complex, South Africa: Mineralium Deposita, 51, 841-852.

Oberthür, T., Junge, M., Rudashevsky, N., de Meyer, E., Gutter, P., (2016) Platinum-group minerals in the LG and MG chromitites of the eastern Bushveld Complex, South Africa: Mineralium Deposita, 51, 71-87.

Kaufmann, F.E.D., Vukmanovic, Z., Holness, M.B., Hecht, L. (2018) Orthopyroxene oikocrysts in the MG1 chromitite layer of the Bushveld Complex: Implications for cumulate formation and recrystallisation. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 173 :17, doi: 10.1007/s00410-018-1441-x

Kraemer, D., Junge, M. and Bau, M. (2017) The potential of Oxidized Ores as a Future Resource for Platinum Group Metals: An Overview of Current State of Research in Geosciences and Metallurgy. Chemie Ingenieur Technik, 89, 1-12.

Oppermann, L., Junge, M., Schuth, S., Holtz, F., Schwarz-Schampera, U. (2017) Mobility and distribution of platinum-group elements in near-surface weathered soils from the Lower and Middle Group chromitites of the western Bushveld Complex, South Africa. South African Journal of Geology, 120/4, 511-526.

Osbahr, I., Krause, J., Bachmann, K., Gutzmer, J. (2015). Efficient and Accurate Identification of Platinum-Group Minerals by a Combination of Mineral Liberation and Electron Probe Microanalysis with a New Approach to the Offline Overlap Correction of Platinum-Group Element Concentrations. Microscopy and Microanalysis, 21, 1080-95.



Mathias Schannor, 2014, MSc (Free University, Berlin)

Felix Kaufmann, 2014, MSc (Technical University, Berlin)

Mathias Bethke, 2015, MSc (Free University, Berlin)

Linda Oppermann, 2016, MSc (Leibniz University, Hannover

Marie Hoffmann, 2016, MSc (University of Potsdam)

Juliane Witt, 2017, MSc (Jacobs-University, Bremen)

Malte Junge, 2017, PhD (Leibniz University, Hannover)

Felix Kaufmann, 2018, PhD (Free University, Berlin)

Frank Rosendahl, 2018, MSc (University of Potsdam)

Kai Bachmann, 2018, PhD (Technical University Bergakademie Freiberg)