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Rainer ABART, Univ. Prof. Mag. Dr.

rainer.abart@univie.ac.at

Room Number: 2B325
Tel.: +43-1-4277-53319
Fax: +43-1-4277-9534


Research Interests:

  • Theoretical petrology
  • Petrological Thermodynamics
  • Kinetics of mineral reactions
  • Diffusion in the solid state
  • Diffusive phase transformations
  • Fluid-rock interaction
  • Microstructure and texture evolution in reactive systems
  • Coupled reaction and deformation


Current professional service activities:

  • Head of Department of Lithospheric Research, University of Vienna
  • Vice-Director of studies program in Earth Sciences, University of Vienna
  • Speaker/co-speaker of DFG-FWF research group FOR 741 – DACH
  • Member of directory board of Austrian Mineralogical Association
  • Austria's national representative at IMA
  • Reviewer for various international scientific journals and for international funding organizations


Recent and current projects (responsible PI only):

2010 – 2014   
DFG grant “Mineral reactions under non-isostatic stress”

2010 – 2015   
FWF grant FWF I471-N19 “Alkali interdiffusion and exsolution in alkali feldspar”

2010 – 2014   
University of Vienna grant for doctoral school: “Deformation of Geological Materials”

2013 – 2016   
RHI industry grant for experiments on sintering of magnesia

2015 – 2017   
FWF grant FWF I2066-N29 “Mineral inclusions as petrogenetic indicators: modern oceanic crust

2015 – 2017   
EU Grant “Interfacial reactions”


Publications (2009 - present):

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Abart, R., Svoboda, J., Jeřabek, P., Povoden-Karadenitz, E., & Habler, G. (2015). Element partitioning at reaction interfaces in a reactive diffusion setting: Spinel layer growth in the MgO-Al2O3 system, experiment and thermodynamic model. In M. Militzer (Ed.), Proceedings of the International Conference on Solid-Solid Phase Transformations in Inorganic Materials : PTM 2015 : held June 28-July 3, 2015 at Westin Whistler Resort & Spa, Whistler, British Columbia, Canada (pp. 353-354). Warrendale, Pennsylvania: Warrendale, Pa. TMS.
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Abart, R., Petrishcheva, E., Fischer, F. D., & Svoboda, J. (2009). Thermodynamic model for diffusion controlled reaction rim growth in a binary system: Application to the forsterite-enstatite-quartz system. American Journal of Science: an international earth science journal, 309, 114-131.
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Abart, R., Petrishcheva, E., Käßner, S., & Milke, R. (2009). Perthite microstructure in magmatic alkali feldspar with oscillatory zoning;Weinsberg Granite, Upper Austria. Mineralogy and Petrology. DOI: 10.1007/s00710-009-0090-1
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Abart, R. (2010). Erratum to: Source of parental melts to carbonatites — critical isotopic onstraints (by Keith Bell and Antonio Simonetti). Mineralogy and Petrology, 99(3-4), 241-241. DOI: 10.1007/s00710-010-0118-6
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Abart, R., Petrishcheva, E., Rhede, D., & Wirth, R. (2009). Exsolution by spinodal decomposition: II: perthite formation during slow cooling of anatexites from Ngornghoro, Tanzania. American Journal of Science: an international earth science journal, 309, 450-475. DOI: 10.2475/06.2009.02.
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Abart, R., Petrishcheva, E., & Joachim, B. (2012). Thermodynamic model for growth of reaction rims with lamellar microstructure. American Mineralogist: an international journal of earth and planetary materials, 97(1), 231-240. DOI: 10.2138/am.2011.3820
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Abart, R., Heuser, D., & Habler, G. (2014). Mechanisms of myrmekite formation: case study from the Weinsberg granite, Moldanubian zone, Upper Austria. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, 168(5). DOI: 10.1007/s00410-014-1074-7
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Abart, R., & Petrishcheva, E. (2011). Thermodynamic model for reaction rim growth: interface reaction and diffusion control. American Journal of Science: an international earth science journal, 311(6), 517-527.
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Abart, R., Svoboda, J., Jerabek, P., Povoden-Karadeniz, E., & Habler, G. (2016). INTERLAYER GROWTH KINETICS OF A BINARY SOLID-SOLUTION BASED ON THE THERMODYNAMIC EXTREMAL PRINCIPLE: APPLICATION TO THE FORMATION OF SPINEL AT PERICLASE-CORUNDUM CONTACTS. American Journal of Science: an international earth science journal, 316(4), 309-328. DOI: 10.2475/04.2016.01
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Ageeva, O., Habler, G., Topa, D., Waitz, T., Li, C., Pertsev, A.,... Abart, R. (2016). Plagioclase hosted Fe-Ti-oxide micro-inclusions in an oceanic gabbro-plagiogranite association from the Mid Atlantic ridge at 13°34' N. American Journal of Science: an international earth science journal, 316(2), 85-109. DOI: 10.2475/02.2016.01
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Ageeva, O., Abart, R., & Habler, G. (2012). An EBSD study of feldspathoid-potassium feldspar intergrowths in rocks of the Khibiny Massif and implications for genetic interpretation. Unknown Journal.
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Ageeva, O. A., Abart, R., Habler, G., Borutzky, B. Y., & Trubkin, N. V. (2012). Oriented feldspar-feldspathoid intergrowths in rocks of the Khibiny massif: genetic implications. Mineralogy and Petrology, 106(1-2), 1-17. DOI: 10.1007/s00710-012-0216-8
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Artac, A., Nasdala, L., Habler, G., & Abart, R. (2015). Residual stress-fields near fractures in radiation damaged zircon. In ICAVS 8 Abstracts Poster (pp. 212-213)
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Bayer, B. C., Bosworth, D. A., Michaelis, F. B., Blume, R., Habler, G., Abart, R.,... Hofmann, S. (2016). In Situ Observations of Phase Transitions in Metastable Nickel (Carbide)/Carbon Nanocomposites. The Journal of Physical Chemistry Part C (Nanomaterials and Interfaces), 120(39), 22571-22584. DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.6b01555
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Bestel, M., Gawronski, T., Abart, R., & Rhede, D. (2009). Compositional zoning of garnet porphyroblasts from the polymetamorphic Wölz Complex, Eastern Alps. Mineralogy and Petrology. DOI: 10.1007/s00710-009-0084-z
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Degi, J., Abart, R., Török, K., Bali, E., Wirth, R., & Rhede, D. (2009). Symplectite formation during decompression induced garnet breakdown in lower crustal mafic granulite xenoliths: mechanisms and rates. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, 159(3), 293-314. DOI: 10.1007/s00410-009-0428-z
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Eberlei, T., Habler, G., Wegner, W., Schuster, R., Koerner, W., Thoeni, M., & Abart, R. (2015). Rb/Sr isotopic and compositional retentivity of muscovite during deformation. Lithos, 227, 161-178. DOI: 10.1016/j.lithos.2015.04.007
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Eberlei, T., Habler, G., Grasemann, B., & Abart, R. (2014). Upper-greenschist facies intragrain deformation of albite in mylonitic meta-pegmatite and the influence of crystallographic anisotropy on microstructure formation. Journal of Structural Geology, 69(PA), 47-58. DOI: 10.1016/j.jsg.2014.10.001
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Effenberger, H. S., & Abart, R. (2017). Austrian Mineralogical Society. Elements: an international magazine of mineralogy, geochemistry, and petrology, 13(2), 139.
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El Maanaoui, H., Wilangowski, F., Maheshwari, A., Wiemhöfer, H-D., Abart, R., & Stolwijk, N. A. (2016). Ionic conductivity in gem‑quality single‑crystal alkali feldspar from the Eifel: temperature, orientation and composition dependence. Physics and Chemistry of Minerals, 43(5), 327–340. DOI: 10.1007/s00269-015-0797-y
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Goetze, L. C., Abart, R., Rybacki, E., Keller, L. M., Petrishcheva, E., & Dresen, G. (2009). Reaction rim growth in the System MgO - Al2O3 - SiO2 under uniaxial stress. Mineralogy and Petrology. Mineralogy and Petrology.
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Goetze, L. C., Abart, R., Milke, R., Schorr, S., Zizak, I., Dohmen, R., & Wirth, R. (2014). Growth of magnesio-aluminate spinel in thin film geometry — in-situ monitoring using synchrotron radiation and thermodynamic model. Physics and Chemistry of Minerals, 41(9), 681-693. DOI: 10.1007/s00269-014-0682-0
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Griffiths, T., Habler, G., Abart, R., & Rhede, D. (2013). Intragranular deformation and submicron inclusion re-equilibration. Geophysical Research Abstracts (GRA), 15.
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Griffiths, T., Habler, G., Abart, R., & Rhede, D. (2013). The behaviour of submicron inclusions during host deformation. Mineralogical Magazine, 77(5), 1216-1216.
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Griffiths, T., Habler, G., Rhede, D., & Abart, R. (2015). The origin of inclusions in a metapegmatite garnet: petrological information and challenges. Mitteilungen der Österreichischen Mineralogischen Gesellschaft, 161, 40.
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Griffiths, T., Habler, G., Rhede, D., Wirth, R., Ram, F., & Abart, R. (2014). Localization of submicron inclusion re-equilibration at healed fractures in host garnet. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, 168(6), 1 - 21. DOI: 10.1007/s00410-014-1077-4
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Griffiths, T., Habler, G., & Abart, R. (2016). Crystallographic orientation relationships in host–inclusion systems: New insights from large EBSD data sets. American Mineralogist: an international journal of earth and planetary materials, 101(3), 690-705. DOI: 10.2138/am-2016-5442
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Griffiths, T., Abart, R., & Habler, G. (2012). The behaviour of solid microinclusions during host mineral deformation: meta-pegmatite garnets from the Koralpe, Austria. Geophysical Research Abstracts (GRA), 14.
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Guzmics, T., Mitchell, R., Szabo, C., Berkesi, M., Milke, R., & Abart, R. (2011). Carbonatite melt inclusions in coexisting magnetite, apatite and monticellite in Kerimasi calciocarbonatite, Tanzania: melt evolution and petrogenesis. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, 161(2), 177-196.
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Habler, G., Abart, R., & Spacek, P. (Eds.) (2011). Domain structure in fine-grained orthopyroxene-plagioclase-spinel symplectite in basanite hosted mantle xenoliths from Zinst (Bavaria). Unknown publisher.
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Habler, G., Thöni, M., Bestmann, M., Grasemann, B., & Abart, R. (Eds.) (2011). The behavior of ultra-fine grained mineral inclusions in meta-pegmatite garnet during host deformation. (Geophysical Research Abstracts (GRA)). Copernicus Publications.
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Habler, G., Spacek, P., & Abart, R. (2012). Domain structure and texture in fine grained symplectite from garnet breakdown in peridotite xenoliths (Zinst, Bavaria, Bohemian Massif). Geophysical Research Abstracts (GRA).
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Helpa, V., Rybacki, E., Abart, R., Morales, L. F. G., Rhede, D., Jerabek, P., & Dresen, G. (2014). Reaction kinetics of dolomite rim growth. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, 167(4), [1001]. DOI: 10.1007/s00410-014-1001-y
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Jerabek, P., Abart, R., Rybacki, E., & Habler, G. (2014). Microstructure and texture evolution during growth of magnesio-aluminate spinel at corundum - periclase interfaces under uniaxial load: the effect of stress concentration on reaction progress. American Journal of Science: an international earth science journal, 314(5), 940-965. DOI: 10.2475/05.2014.02
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Joachim, B., Gardes, E., Abart, R., & Heinrich, W. (2011). Experimental growth of Ayenkermanite reaction rims between wollastonite and monticellite: evidence for volume diffusion control. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, 161(3), 389-399. DOI: 10.1007/s00410-010-0538-7
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Joachim, B., Wohlers, A., Norberg, N., Gardes, E., Petrishcheva, E., & Abart, R. (2013). Diffusion and solubility of hydrogen and water in periclase. Physics and Chemistry of Minerals, 40(1), 19-27. DOI: 10.1007/s00269-012-0542-8
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Joachim, B., Gardes, E., Velickov, B., Abart, R., & Heinrich, W. (2012). Experimental growth of diopside plus merwinite reaction rims: The effect of water on microstructure development. American Mineralogist: an international journal of earth and planetary materials, 97(1), 220-230. DOI: 10.2138/am.2011.3819
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Kaindl, R., Bayer, B. C., Resel, R., Müller, T., Skakalova, V., Habler, G.,... Waldhauser, W. (2017). Growth, structure and stability of sputter-deposited MoS2 thin films. Beilstein Journal of Nanotechnology, 8, 1115-1126. DOI: 10.3762/bjnano.8.113
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Keller, L. M., Goetze, L. C., Rybacki, E., Dresen, G., & Abart, R. (2010). Enhancement of solid-state reaction rates by non-hydrostatic stress effects on polycrystalline diffusion kinetics. American Mineralogist: an international journal of earth and planetary materials, 95(10), 1399-1407. DOI: 10.2138/am.2010.3372
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Khisina, N. R., Wirth, R., Abart, R., Rhede, D., & Heinrich, W. (2013). Oriented chromite-diopside symplectic inclusions in olivine from lunar regolith delivered by "Luna-24" mission. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 104, 84-98. DOI: 10.1016/j.gca.2012.10.050
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Kovaleva, E., Kloetzli, U., Habler, G., & Abart, R. (2015). Crystal-plastic deformation of zircon and its effects on microchemistry and geochronology. Mitteilungen der Österreichischen Mineralogischen Gesellschaft, 161, 89.
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Kuleci, I. H., Schmidt, C. S., Rybacki, E., Petrishcheva, E., & Abart, R. (2016). Hydration of periclase at 350°C to 620°C and 200 MPa: Experimental calibration of reaction rate. Mineralogy and Petrology, 110(1), 1-10. [10.1007/s00710-015-0414-2 ]. DOI: 10.1007/s00710-015-0414-2
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Kuleci, I. H., Ulven, O. I., Rybacki, E., Wunder, B., & Abart, R. (2017). Reaction-induced fracturing in a hot pressed calcite-periclase aggregate. Journal of Structural Geology, 94, 116-135. DOI: 10.1016/j.jsg.2016.11.009
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Li, C., Griffiths, T., Pennycook, T., Mangler, C., Jerabek, P., Meyer, J. C.,... Abart, R. (2016). The structure of a propagating MgAl2O4/MgO interface: Linked atomic- and µm-scale mechanisms of interface motion. Philosophical Magazine, 96(23), 2488-2503. DOI: 10.1080/14786435.2016.1205233
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Li, C., Pennycook, T., Mangler, C., Habler, G., Abart, R., Jerabek, P., & Götze, L. C. (2015). INVESTIGATING CORUNDUM/SPINEL/PERICLASE INTERFACE MIGRATION IN THE ATOMIC SCALE VIA SCANNING TRANSMISSION ELECTRON MICROSCOPY. MITT.ÖSTERR.MINER.GES. , 161.
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Lucassen, F., Dulski, P., Abart, R., Franz, G., Rhede, D., & Romer, R. L. (2010). Redistribution of HFSE elements during rutile replacement by titanite. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, 160(2), 279-295. DOI: 10.1007/s00410-009-0477-3
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Marquardt, K., Petrishcheva, E., Gardes, E., Wirth, R., Abart, R., & Heinrich, W. (2011). Grain boundary and volume diffusion experiments in yttrium aluminium garnet bicrystals at 1,723 K: a miniaturized study. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, 162(4), 739-749.
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Marquardt, K., Petrishcheva, E., Abart, R., Gardes, E., Wirth, R., Dohmen, R.,... Heinrich, W. (2010). Volume diffusion of Ytterbium in YAG: thin-film experiments and combined TEM-RBS analysis. Physics and Chemistry of Minerals, 37(10), 751-760. DOI: 10.1007/s00269-010-0373-4
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Milke, R., Abart, R., Kunze, K., Koch-Müller, M., Schmid, D. W., & Ulmer, P. (2009). Matrix rheology effects on reaction rim growth I: evidence from orthopyroxene rim growth experiments. Journal of Metamorphic Geology, 27, 71-82.
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Milke, R., Abart, R., Keller, L. M., & Rhede, D. (2011). The behavior of Mg, Fe, and Ni during the replacement of olivine by orthopyroxene: Experiments relevant to mantle metasomatism. Mineralogy and Petrology, 103, 1-8.
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