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MASLENNIKOV Valery Vladimirovich
Valery Vladimirovich Maslennikov was born on May 14, 1958 in the city of Nizhny Tagil, Sverdlovsk Region. In 1980, he graduated from the Sverdlovsk Mining Institute with a degree in geological surveying, prospecting and exploration of mineral deposits. In 1983, he entered graduate school, which he successfully completed in 1986 with a defense of the dissertation “Stratigraphic and lithological control of copper-pyrite ores” with the award of a candidate of geological and mineralogical sciences. Since 1986 V.V. Maslennikov works at the Laboratory of Applied Mineralogy and Minerageny (currently – Mineralogy of Ore Genesis) of the Institute of Mineralogy of the Ural Branch of the RAS. In 1997 he defended his thesis “Sedimentogenesis, halmirolysis and ecogenesis of pyritiferous paleohydrothermal fields” with the award of a doctorate in geological and mineralogical sciences.
V.V. Maslennikov is an internationally recognized specialist in the field of metallogeny, lithology, mineralogy, geochemistry and paleoecology of pyrite deposits, the author of 421 scientific works, including 18 monographs. The main direction of scientific research is the study of the mineralogy of the ore facies of pyrite deposits, the creation of a mineralogical-geochemical theory of lithogenesis of sulfide, oxide-ferruginous and manganese-bearing metalliferous deposits of pyrite-bearing hydrothermal fields of modern and ancient oceans.
The main scientific achievement of V.V. Maslennikov is the creation of a unified theory of lithogenesis and pyrite formation, showing the interaction of the processes of sedimentogenesis, halmirolysis, diagenesis and biogenesis during the formation of deposits of pyritiferous paleohydrothermal fields. Based on this theory, he developed new lithological criteria for predicting pyritic deposits.
V.V. Maslennikov developed methods of ore-facies analysis of pyrite deposits and mapping of pyrite-bearing paleohydrothermal fields in intra-arc rifts; The theory of halmirolysis and lithogenesis of polygenic sulfide, oxide-iron and manganese metal-bearing deposits was created, explaining the reasons for the morphogenetic, ore-facies, lithological, paleoecological and mineralogeochemical diversity of deposits of the pyrite family in relation to different geotectonic environments and sedimentation modes “Black and gray smokers” of modern oceanic rifts and island arc pools; new ore-facies, stratigraphic-lithological and mineralogical-geochemical criteria for predicting pyrite deposits have been developed; a multistage mineralogical and geochemical model of the formation of gold deposits in the sediments based on the results of mass spectrometry with inductively coupled plasma and laser ablation is quantified, for which an international award was awarded to them. B. Skinner in 2011; Paleozoic and Mesozoic estuarine biota — ancient analogues of modern hydrothermal oases, including new species and genus of fauna — are recognized in the ores of the pyrite deposits of the Urals and Pontids;
V.V. Maslennikov is known as a major organizer of research, the head of a number of Russian and international forecasting and research and scientific projects of the MNF, INTAS, TACIS, DAAD, MinUrals INCO COPERNICUS, UNESCO IGCP-502, AMIRA, as well as the organizer of several international expeditions in the Urals. In recent years, Maslennikov V.V. He is the head of several research projects supported by grants from the Presidium of the Russian Academy of Sciences, RFBR, and RSF. V.V. Maslennikov – Presidential Fellowship and Laureate of Grants “Young Doctors of Russia”). In 2003, as part of a team of scientists, he was awarded the Prize of the Government of the Russian Federation in the field of science and technology for creating the scientific basis for the development of the ore mineral and raw material base of the Urals.
V.V. Maslennikov pays a lot of attention to educational work, leads Russian and foreign graduate students. He leads the department of “Geology” of SUSU, gives lectures on the course “Geology of mineral deposits”. Under his leadership, 2 PhD theses were defended. Maslennikov V.V. – Member of the Presidium of the Ural Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences, member of the editorial board of the journal “Lithosphere”, editor of the journal “Mineralogy”, member of the SGA, SEG and IMA, organizer of international scientific projects and conferences aimed at solving the problems of geology of ore deposits. He was repeatedly invited as a lecturer and research professor at the Universities of Brest (France) and Tasmania (Australia), Freiberg Mining Academy (Germany).
Maslennikov V.V., corresponding member RAS, Institute of Mineralogy, Ural Branch of RAS, Miass, Chelyabinsk Region. More
The main scientific achievement of V.V. Maslennikov is the creation of a unified theory of lithogenesis and pyrite formation, showing the interaction of the processes of sedimentogenesis, halmirolysis, diagenesis and biogenesis during the formation of deposits of pyritiferous paleohydrothermal fields. For the first time, the similarity of the Ural pyritic deposits with modern submarine sulfide structures has been substantiated.
As a professor at the Department of Mineralogy and Geochemistry of the South Ural State University, he developed the course “Genetic types of mineral deposits”.
Laureate of the Prize of the Government of the Russian Federation in the field of science and technology (2004).
Author and co-author of 368 scientific publications, including 5 monographs. Author of 60 articles in peer-reviewed Russian and international journals.
Hirsch index in databases: WebofScience – 17; Scopus – 20;RSCI – 26.
Deputy chief editor:
Belogub E.V., Doctor of Geological and Mathematical Sciences, Institute of Mineralogy, Ural Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Miass, Chelyabinsk Region. More
E.V. Belogub created the basis for the development of the theory of hypergenesis of sulfide deposits using the example of the Southern Urals. The regularities of the formation of selenides in the hypergenic profile were identified and thermodynamically justified, and data on the distribution of sulfates in the Urals were systematized. As a professor at the Department of Mineralogy and Geochemistry, South Ural State University, E.V. The Belogub course was prepared “Mineralogy” and “Technological Mineralogy”.
The author and co-author of the discovery of 5 new minerals. Doctor of Geological and Mineralogical Sciences, Chief Researcher.
E.V. Belogub is the author of more than 300 published works (including 31 in WebofScience), the author of 3 monographs.
Hirsch index in databases: WebofScience –7;Scopus – 7; RSCI – 12.
The main scientific achievement of V.A. The doctrine developed by him on the paragenesis of the forms of crystals of minerals is populated. He established the series of corresponding forms of crystals of minerals, developed the morphological theory of recrystallization of minerals and the formation of structures of mineral aggregates.
Co-author of the international discovery in the field of crystallomorphology “The regularity of crystallomorphological evolution in mineral-forming processes” (No. 270 of the USSR State Register).
Author and co-author of the discovery of 11 new minerals.
Author of more than 470 scientific papers (including 13 articles in the WebofScience database) and 18 monographs.
Hirsch index in databases: WebofScience – 3;Scopus – 2; RSCI – 9.
The composition of the editorial board: Anfilogov V.N., corresponding member. RAS, Institute of Mineralogy, Ural Branch of RAS, Miass, Chelyabinsk Region More The author of the discovery of more than 40 new minerals (for 2017). Researcher of the mineralogy of the alkaline massif Dara-i-Pioz (Tajikistan), skarn deposits of the ridge. Inylchek (Kyrgyzstan) and the pegmatites of the Ilmensky mountains (South Urals). IN AND. Popova is a leading specialist in the study of pegmatites, gold and copper deposits of the Urals, tin ore deposits of the Far East.
V.N. Anfilogov developed the theory of co-crystallization of isomorphic impurities in open systems, anionic equilibria, viscosity and electrical conductivity of melts. He substantiated the theory of polymer equilibria and methods for calculating the physicochemical properties of silicate melts. Founder and leader of the scientific school “Structure and properties of magmatic melts.” Ch. Commission on experimental petrography of the World Mineralogical Organization, member Scientific Council on Thermodynamics of Geochemical Processes at the Department of Chemical Sciences of the Russian Academy of Sciences. Honored Scientist of the Russian Federation (2000).
Author of over 300 publications and 6 monographs.
Hirsch index in databases: WebofScience – 5;Scopus – 6; RSCI – 11.
Askhabov A.A. laid the foundations of a new evolutionary direction in crystallography and crystallogenesis. He established patterns of growth of artificial crystals at the stage of regeneration. He proposed new methods of rational use of natural crystalline raw materials, crystal synthesis and regulation of their properties. He made a contribution to the problem of a genetic interpretation of the characteristics of crystal growth, to the discovery of the laws and conditions of natural crystal formation, and he developed new morphological, crystallophysical, and anatomical indicators of the genesis of diamond, beryl, quartz, and other minerals.
He has published more than 200 scientific papers (25 in foreign publications), including 15 monographs.
Hirsch index in the database. RSCI – 8.
Voitekhovsky Yu.L., Doctor of Geological and Mathematical Sciences, Geological Institute of the Kola Scientific Center of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Apatity More
The main scientific achievements are the creation of three scientific fields at the intersection of the natural and mathematical sciences: systematic combinatorial geometric analysis of polyhedral structures, including fullerenes and their analogues; systematic combinatorial geometrical analysis of real crystallographic simple forms in connection with the principle of P. Curie dissymmetry; structural analysis of crystalline rock as a space with various topologies and non-Euclidean metrics.
The author of more than 300 scientific papers, including 5 monographs.
Hirsch index in the RSCI database – 10.
Votyakov SL, Academician of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Institute of Geology and Geochemistry, Yekaterinburg More
He contributed to the development of modern concepts of mineral matter, to the development of spectroscopy of minerals. He obtained a number of original results in the study of point defects in the structure of minerals, he traced the dynamics of changes in structural defects under various thermodynamic and radiation influences in natural and model conditions, proposed mechanisms for the formation and transformation of defects, and established their relationship with the physicochemical properties and formation medium of minerals.
The author (co-author) of more than 350 scientific papers, including 8 monographs. Publications in WebofScience44.
Hirsch index in databases: WebofScience – 5;Scopus – 7; RSCI – 10.
Galuskina I.O., University of Silesia, Sosnowiec (Poland) More
Author and co-author of the discovery of 15 new minerals.
Hirsch index in databases: WebofScience – 15;Scopus – 16.
Krivovichev V.G., Professor, St. Petersburg State University (St. Petersburg State University), St. Petersburg More
Creator of the concept of mineral systems and its applications to the study of the evolution of mineral diversity.
V.G. Krivovichev prepared the courses “Mineralogy”, “Physicochemical Mineralogy”, “Introduction to Gemology”, etc .; textbook for universities “General Mineralogy” (co-authored, 2008). Editor of the Mineralogy section in the three-volume edition of Geological Dictionary (2010, 2011, 2012).
Author and co-author of more than 300 publications (20 in WebofScience), of which over 25 monographs and textbooks.
Hirsch index in databases: WebofScience – 11;Scopus – 11; RSCI – 12.
Makagonov E.P., Ph.D., Institute of Mineralogy, Ural Branch of RAS, Miass More
The main theme of his work is associated with the creation of a meaningful axiomatic theory of the structure of intergrowths and transformations of minerals. The foundations of the theory of intergrowth symmetry are presented in the monograph “Symmetry of intergrowths of mineral individuals”. He developed the theory of symmetry of intergrowths of mineral individuals, the theory of affine homology of crystals. The fundamentals of the theory of homology are published in the monograph “Affine homology of crystals”.
The author of more than 100 scientific papers.
Hirsch index in the RSCI database –4.
Melekestseva I.Yu., Ph.D., Institute of Mineralogy, Ural Branch of RAS, Miass More
I.Yu. The features of the structure and mineral composition of the South Ural cobalt-copper-sulphide deposits were determined, and the key role of diagenesis in the transformation of sulfide breccias, the magmatic contribution to the formation of copper-zinc ores enriched in gold and silver, enrichment with secondary sulfide impurities and the similarity of lithogenesis were established. Paleozoic and Cenozoic barite-containing pyrite ores of hydrothermal fields of the MAR.
He is the author of more than 70 scientific papers in peer-reviewed Russian and foreign publications, co-author of 5 monographs.
Hirsch index in databases: WebofScience – 7;Scopus – 6; RSCI – 9.
Murzin V.V., Doctor of Geological and Mathematical Sciences, Institute of Geology and Geochemistry (IGG UB RAS), Ekaterinburg More
He made a significant contribution to the creation of a model for the formation of gold deposits of non-traditional genotypes, including Svetlinsky type gold-sulfide mineralization, gold in rodingites, as well as to the development of a theory of the behavior of gold in weathering crusts.
The author of more than 90 scientific papers (22 of them in foreign publications).
Hirsch index in databases: WebofScience – 4;Scopus – 5; RSCI – 12.
Nimis P., professor, University of Padua (Italy) More
He made a significant contribution to the study:
– thermobarometry of mafic and ultrabasic rocks and diamond inclusions, geochemistry of mantle rocks and their relationship with the diamond potential of kimberlites;
– volcanic sulfide deposits, taking into account their geodynamic conditions in comparison with modern mineralization of the seabed;
– metallogeny Cu of the Alpine folded region and its archeometry.
Author of over 300 publications, including 57 articles in the WebofSciences database.
Pautov L.A., Mineralogical Museum of the Russian Academy of Sciences A.E. Fersman, Moscow More
The author of 48 publications in WebofScience.
Hirsch index in databases: WebofScience – 9; Scopus – 9; RSCI – 9.
Popova V.I., Ph.D., Institute of Mineralogy, Ural Branch of RAS, Miass, Chelyabinsk Region More
IN AND. Popova is the author of the development of the method of neutron activation radiography of large crystals of minerals after irradiation in a reactor, as well as electrolytic etching of large pyrite crystals. He is the author of the discovery of 6 new minerals.
IN AND. Popova published more than 280 scientific papers; including 7 monographs.
Hirsch index in databases: WebofScience – 4; Scopus – 6; RSCI – 8.
Pekov I.V., Doctor of Geology and Mathematics, Professor, Moscow State University (Moscow State University), Moscow More
The main works are related to the study of complexes of alkaline rocks and granite pegmatites of the Kola Peninsula, the Middle and Southern Urals, Greenland, Canada, Germany, the fumarole fields of the volcanoes of Kamchatka, the oxidation zone of ore deposits in Altai, the Caucasus, the Urals, Greece, Chile, as well as experimental research of new zeolite-like materials based on silicates with heteropolyhedral skeleton and layered structures.
In 2016, he openly and thoroughly studied 202 new minerals, of which for 122 he is the leading author.
The author of 554 scientific publications, of which 429 are part of the WebofScience and Scopus databases.
Hirsch index in databases: WebofScience – 9; Scopus – 11; RSCI – 18.
Tesalina S.G., Ph.D. – M.D., University of Curtin, Perth (Australia) More
Tesalina S.G. developed the Re-Os and Sm-Nd isotopic systematics for pyrite and gold deposits, which is used to increase the accuracy of geochronology and stratigraphy.
S.G. Tesalina leads the radiogenic isotope research department at the John de Laeter Research Center at Curtin University, Perth, Australia. Her current project with WA Geological Survey is focused on developing Sm-Nd technology for isotope mapping of geological terranes.
Author of over 300 publications, including 42 articles in the WebofSciences database.
Hirsch index in databases: WebofScience – 5; RSCI – 12.
Herrington R., Natural History Museum, London (UK) More
R. Herrington is the author of a broad analytical review of Ural mineral deposits.
Author of over 400 publications, including 68 articles in the WebofSciences database.
Udachin V.N., Doctor of Geology and Mathematics, Institute of Mineralogy, Ural Branch of RAS, Miass, Chelyabinsk Region More
The main subject of V.N. Success is associated with the creation of a theory of ecogeochemistry of mining industrial technogenesis using the example of the Southern Urals. For the Karabash and Mednogorsk geotechnical systems, he established the laws of distribution and form of toxic elements in natural depositing media (soils, bottom sediments of lakes, peat bogs and living organisms).
Under his leadership, research was carried out for the section “Environmental Geochemistry” of the 5th and 7th framework scientific and technical programs of the European Union.
The author of more than 80 scientific papers.
Hirsch index in databases: WebofScience – 6; Scopus – 8; RSCI – 9.
The author of the discovery of more than 40 new minerals (for 2017). Researcher of the mineralogy of the alkaline massif Dara-i-Pioz (Tajikistan), skarn deposits of the ridge. Inylchek (Kyrgyzstan) and the pegmatites of the Ilmensky mountains (South Urals).
IN AND. Popova is a leading specialist in the study of pegmatites, gold and copper deposits of the Urals, tin ore deposits of the Far East.
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