Univ.-Prof. Dr. Rainer Abart
Rainer Abart





Ingegneri, F., Dachs, E., & Abart, R. (2023). Calorimetric characterisation of the alkali feldspar binary. Paper presented at MinWien2023, Wien, Austria.




Bian, G., Ageeva, O., Kovacs, A., Habler, G., & Abart, R. (2023). Evolution history of plagioclase hosted Fe-Ti oxides micro-inclusions from oceanic gabbros. Paper presented at MinWien2023, Wien, Austria.











Mineral reactions in thermally treated calcareous clays for brick production

Patrick Pesek (Invited speaker), Christian Lengauer (Contributor), Rainer Abart (Contributor), Andreas Kurka (Contributor), Gottfried Früh (Contributor) & Wolfgang Gaggl (Contributor)

10 Oct 2023

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Mineral reactions in thermally treated calcareous clays for brick production

Patrick Pesek (Speaker), Christian Lengauer (Contributor), Rainer Abart (Contributor), Andreas Kurka (Contributor), Gottfried Früh (Contributor) & Wolfgang Gaggl (Contributor)

21 Sep 2023

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


A machine learning force field for albite and the diffusion mechanisms of its defects

Alexander Gorfer (Speaker), Rainer Abart (Contributor) & Christoph Dellago (Contributor)

19 Sep 2023

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Nanoinclusions in apparently inclusion-free sector-zoned pegmatoid garnet – their impact on P, Ti and Na concentrations

Victoria Kohn (Speaker), Taisia Alifirova (Contributor), Nina Daneu (Contributor), Thomas Griffiths (Contributor), Rainer Abart (Contributor) & Gerlinde Habler (Contributor)

30 Apr 2023

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


What is the cause of lattice rotation in clinopyroxene dendrites?

Thomas Griffiths (Speaker), Gerlinde Habler (Contributor), Olga Ageeva (Contributor), Christoph Sutter (Contributor), Ludovic Ferrière (Contributor) & Rainer Abart (Contributor)

26 Apr 2023

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Petrogenetic information stored in needle-shaped rutile inclusions in pegmatoid garnet

Victoria Kohn (Speaker), Thomas Griffiths (Contributor), Eugen Libowitzky (Contributor), Olga Ageeva (Contributor), Rainer Abart (Contributor) & Gerlinde Habler (Contributor)

2023

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


The compositions of coherent exsolution lamellae in alkali feldspar measured with atom probe tomography

David Andreas Heuser (Speaker), Renelle Dubosq (Contributor), Ge Bian (Contributor), Gerlinde Habler (Contributor), Elena Petrishcheva (Contributor), Baptiste Gault (Contributor), Christian Lengauer (Contributor), Christian Rentenberger (Contributor) & Rainer Abart (Contributor)

2023

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


GARNET GROWTH IN A KYANITE-BEARING PERALUMINOUS PEGMATOID FROM THE MOLDANUBIAN ZONE (BOHEMIAN MASSIF, AT)

Victoria Kohn (Speaker), Thomas Griffiths (Contributor), Taisia Alifirova (Contributor), Nina Daneu (Contributor), Rainer Abart (Contributor) & Gerlinde Habler (Contributor)

12 Sep 2022

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Ferromagnetism of magnetite-bearing plagioclase from oceanic gabbro

Olga Ageeva (Speaker), Stuart Gilder (Contributor), Gerlinde Habler (Contributor) & Rainer Abart (Contributor)

25 May 2022

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


CO2 storage and migration in the sub-continental lithospheric mantle: clues from Antarctica ultramafic xenoliths

Federico Casetta (Speaker), Barbara Faccini (Contributor), Theodoros Ntaflos (Contributor), Rainer Abart (Contributor), Gabriele Lanzafame (Contributor), Luca Faccincani (Contributor), Lucia Mancini (Contributor), Pier Paolo Giacomoni (Contributor) & Massimo Coltorti (Contributor)

2022

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Determining the coherent solvus for alkali feldspar.

David Andreas Heuser (Speaker), Elena Petrishcheva (Contributor), Gerlinde Habler (Contributor), Ge Bian (Contributor), Christian Rentenberger (Contributor), Christian Lengauer (Contributor) & Rainer Abart (Contributor)

2022

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Mantle-derived cargo vs. magmatic growth: ascent path, dynamics of the Udachnaya kimberlite and interactions with the Siberian subcratonic lithosphere

Federico Casetta (Speaker), Rainer Abart (Contributor), Theodoros Ntaflos (Contributor), Igor Ashchepkov (Contributor) & Massimo Coltorti (Contributor)

2022

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


The storage and migration of CO2 in the Antarctica suc-continental lithospheric mantle as revealed by ultramafic xenoliths

Federico Casetta (Speaker), Barbara Faccini (Contributor), Theodoros Ntaflos (Contributor), Rainer Abart (Contributor), Gabriele Lanzafame (Contributor), Luca Faccincani (Contributor), Lucia Mancini (Speaker), Pier Paolo Giacomoni (Contributor) & Massimo Coltorti (Contributor)

2022

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


The mechanisms of symplectite formation: myrmekite as a special case

Rainer Abart (Invited speaker)

17 Nov 2021

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Rutile Inclusions in Garnet: Microstructure and Orientation Relationships of a Garnet Host Crystal and Rutile Inclusions in a Pegmatite from the Moldanubian Zone (Bohemian Massif, AT)

Victoria Kohn (Speaker), Thomas Griffiths (Contributor), Rainer Abart (Contributor) & Gerlinde Habler (Contributor)

21 Sep 2021

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


COMBINING CRYSTALLOGRAPHIC ORIENTATION RELATIONSHIPS AND MICROSTRUCTURES TO DETERMINE MINERAL INCLUSION ORIGINS

Thomas Griffiths (Keynote speaker), Victoria Kohn (Contributor), Taisia Alifirova (Contributor), Rainer Abart (Contributor) & Gerlinde Habler (Contributor)

1 Sep 2021

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Growth of Mg-aluminate spinel at MgO- Al2O3 contacts: experiment, nature, and some theory

Rainer Abart (Invited speaker)

17 Jun 2021

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Using electron backscatter diffraction to determine the formation mechanism of mineral inclusions in garnet

Thomas Griffiths (Speaker), Victoria Kohn (Contributor), Rainer Abart (Contributor) & Gerlinde Habler (Contributor)

29 Apr 2021

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Crystallographic and Shape Orientation Relationships Between a Pegmatite Garnet Host Crystal and Rutile Inclusions (Moldanubian Zone, Bohemian Massif, AT).

Victoria Kohn (Speaker), Thomas Griffiths (Contributor), Rainer Abart (Contributor) & Gerlinde Habler (Contributor)

25 Feb 2021

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


INFLUENCE OF THE REACTION INTERFACE ORIENTATION ON THE MICROSTRUCTURE AND TEXTURE OF SPINEL FORMED BY TOPOTACTIC GROWTH ON CORUNDUM

Roman Schuster (Speaker), Gerlinde Habler (Contributor), Lisa Tiede (Contributor), Olga Ageeva (Contributor) & Rainer Abart (Contributor)

2021

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Orientation relationships between magnetite micro-inclusions and plagioclase host

Olga Ageeva (Speaker), Ge Bian (Contributor), Gerlinde Habler (Contributor) & Rainer Abart (Contributor)

2021

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


SPATIAL DISTRIBUTION AND SHAPE ORIENTATION ANISOTROPY OF MAGNETITE MICRO-INCLUSIONS IN PLAGIOCLASE FROM OCEANIC GABBRO

Olga Ageeva (Speaker), Ge Bian (Contributor), Gerlinde Habler (Contributor) & Rainer Abart (Contributor)

2021

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


The microstructure and texture of spinel reaction layers around corundum: effects of reaction interface orientation

Gerlinde Habler (Invited speaker), Roman Schuster (Contributor), Chen Li (Contributor), Lisa Tiede (Contributor), Petr Jerabek (Contributor) & Rainer Abart (Contributor)

19 Sep 2019

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Kinetics of some solid-state mineral reactions

Rainer Abart (Speaker)

4 Dec 2018

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Feldspar, so common but still territory to explore: the kinetics of its diffusive phase transformations

Rainer Abart (Speaker)

29 Nov 2018

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Cellular segregation reactions

Rainer Abart (Speaker)

6 Nov 2018

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Mechanisms of lamellar intergrowth in alkali feldspar

Rainer Abart (Speaker)

12 Sep 2018

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Element partitioning at moving phase-boundaries: a multi-scale view

Rainer Abart (Speaker)

2 Mar 2018

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Titanium oxide inclusions with different phases in corundum – an atomic structure investigation via STEM

Chen Li (Speaker), Lisa Baldwin (Contributor), Timothy Pennycook (Contributor), Clemens Mangler (Contributor), Jannik C. Meyer (Contributor), Gerlinde Habler (Contributor) & Rainer Abart (Contributor)

21 Aug 201725 Aug 2017

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Understanding the growth mechanism of solid-state reaction in oxides from the atomic interface structures

Chen Li (Speaker), Gerlinde Habler (Contributor), Thomas Griffiths (Contributor), Petr Jerabek (Contributor), L.C. Götze (Contributor), Timothy Pennycook (Contributor), Clemens Mangler (Contributor), Jannik C. Meyer (Contributor) & Rainer Abart (Contributor)

21 Aug 201725 Aug 2017

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Extracting time scales from diffusion modelling

Rainer Abart (Speaker)

3 Dec 2014

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Mineral reactions and deformation of solid-phase inclusions and their host crystals

Rainer Abart (Speaker)

3 Sep 2014

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Mineral reactions in solids: chemical-mechanical feedback

Rainer Abart (Speaker)

Nov 2013

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Feldspar – the most common mineral in the Earth’s crust

Rainer Abart (Speaker)

Nov 2012

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Phase equilibria in space and time

Rainer Abart (Speaker)

Sep 2012

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Mineralwachstumsmechanismen in Geomaterialien: EBSD Anwendungen an (ultra)feinkörnigen Mineralen und Mineralaggregaten

Rainer Abart (Contributor)

21 Nov 2011

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionOther


Mineralwachstumsmechanismen in Geomaterialien: EBSD Anwendungen an (ultra)feinkörnigen Mineralen und Mineralaggregaten

Rainer Abart (Contributor)

21 Nov 2011

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionOther


Die Kinetik von Mineralreaktionen: Natur und Experiment

Rainer Abart (Speaker)

Nov 2011

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Minerale unter Stress

Rainer Abart (Speaker)

Nov 2011

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Looking into geo-materials using scanning electron microscopy and focused ion beam

Rainer Abart (Speaker)

Oct 2011

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionOther


Diffusion and reaction in solid materials: experiment and theory

Rainer Abart (Speaker)

Jul 2011

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionOther


Reading the memory of rocks: microstructures, textures and the underlying kinetic processes

Rainer Abart (Speaker)

Jun 2011

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Reacting rocks deform – deforming rocks react: examples from experiment and nature

Rainer Abart (Speaker)

1 Mar 2011

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Reading the memory of rocks: the mechanisms behind the formation of microstructures and textures in geo-materials

Rainer Abart (Speaker)

Mar 2011

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionOther


Kinetik von Mineralreaktionen, Mechanismen, Raten und Mikrostrukturen

Rainer Abart (Speaker)

Jan 2011

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionOther


Microstructure and texture: new insights into the mechanisms of mineral reactions

Rainer Abart (Speaker)

2011

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Reaction mechanisms in metamorphic rocks: underlying processes and thermodynamic

Rainer Abart (Speaker)

2011

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Diffusion-controlled growth of monomineralic Åkermanite reaction rims in the ternary system CaO-MgO-SiO2

Rainer Abart (Contributor)

13 Sep 2009

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A clue on the transport properties of grain- and phase boundaries in rocks

Rainer Abart (Contributor)

1 Sep 2009

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Fluid-driven replacement of sanidine and orthoclase by high albite/high sanidine

Rainer Abart (Contributor)

1 Sep 2009

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The effect of different barium contents on the sodium/potassium exchange capability between alkali feldspars and salt melts

Rainer Abart (Contributor)

1 Sep 2009

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Volume diffusion controlled growth of an Åkermanite reaction rim in the ternary system CaO-MgO-SiO2

Rainer Abart (Contributor)

1 Sep 2009

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Integrated analysis of multiple mineral reactions

Dey, A. & Abart, R.

21/10/2420/10/27

Project: Research funding



P-T-t-X Evolution of the Siberian Sub-Cratonic Lithosphere

Casetta, F. & Abart, R.

18/03/2117/03/23

Project: Research funding



MODEM: Moldanubian Deep crustal Metasomatism

Abart, R.

30/12/1929/12/22

Project: Research funding


GInA: Mineral inclusions in garnet: nanostructure-texture-genesis

Habler, G., Rečnik, A., Alifirova, T., Kohn, V., Griffiths, T., Abart, R., Ageeva, O., Daneu, N., Dražić, G. & Komelj, M.

1/12/1930/11/23

Project: Research funding


Fe-TI oxide inclusions and magnetism of oceanic gabbro

Abart, R.

1/03/1928/02/23

Project: Research funding


Shock metamorphism in plagioclase

Pittarello, L., Abart, R. & Köberl, C.

1/09/1631/08/19

Project: Research funding


Interfacial Reactions

Abart, R.

15/05/1514/05/17

Project: Research funding


Mineral Mikroeinschlüsse

Abart, R.

6/08/146/08/17

Project: Research funding



TRIADOL: TRIADOL

Abart, R., Meister, P. & Mikysek, F.

1/04/1431/03/16

Project: Research funding


ET Microbialites

Abart, R.

1/04/1224/10/15

Project: Research funding


Mineral reactions and deformation in host-inclusion settings

Habler, G., Grasemann, B., Abart, R., Griffiths, T., Eberlei, T., Kovaleva, E. & Rogowitz, A.

1/10/1030/09/15

Project: Research funding


Alkali Diffusion

Abart, R.

20/07/1028/02/15

Project: Research funding


Department of Lithospheric Research

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rainer.abart@univie.ac.at