Kristoffer Szilas

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Here is a list of my scientific papers that have been published in international peer-reviewed journals

[19]  Szilas, K., van Hinsberg, V.J., McDonald, I., Næraa, T., Rollinson, H., Adetunji, J. & Bird, D. (2017). Highly refractory Archaean peridotite cumulates:  Petrology and geochemistry of the Seqi Ultramafic Complex, SW Greenland. Geoscience Frontiers (in press).


[18]  Rollinson, H., Adetunji J., Lenaz, D. & Szilas, K. (2017). Archaean chromitites show constant Fe3+/ΣFe in Earth´s asthenospheric mantle since 3.8 Ga. Lithos 282, 316-325.


[17]  Szilas, K., Tusch, J., Hoffmann, J.E., Garde, A.A. & Münker, C. (2017). Hafnium isotope constraints on the origin of Mesoarchaean andesites in southern West Greenland, North Atlantic craton. In: Halla, J., Whitehouse, M.J., Ahmad, T. & Bagai, Z. (Eds.) Crust-Mantle Interactions and Granitoid Diversification: Insights from Archaean Cratons. Geological Society, London, Special Publications 449, 19-38.


[16]  Szilas, K., Hoffmann, J.E., Schulz T., Hansmeier, C., Polat, A., Viehmann, S., Kasper, H.U.  & Münker, C. (2016). Combined bulk-rock Hf- and Nd-isotope compositions of Mesoarchaean metavolcanic rocks from the Ivisaartoq Supracrustal Belt, SW Greenland: Deviations from the mantle array caused by crustal recycling. Chemie der Erde 76, 543-554.


[15]  Szilas, K., Maher, K. & Bird, D. (2016). Aluminous gneiss derived by weathering of basaltic source rocks in the Neoarchean Storø Supracrustal Belt, southern West Greenland. Chemical Geology 441, 63-80. 


[14]  Szilas, K., Hoffmann, J.E., Hansmeier, C., Hollis, J.A., Münker, C., Viehmann, S. & Kasper, H.U. (2015). Sm-Nd and Lu-Hf isotope and trace-element systematics of Mesoarchaean amphibolites, inner Ameralik fjord, southern West Greenland. Mineralogical Magazine 79, 857-876.


[13]  Szilas, K., Kelemen, P.B. & Rosing, M.T. (2015). The petrogenesis of ultramafic rocks in the >3.7 Ga Isua supracrustal belt, southern West Greenland: Geochemical evidence for two distinct magmatic cumulate trends. Gondwana Research 28, 565-580.


[12]  Szilas, K., Kelemen, P.B.& Bernstein, S. (2015). Peridotite enclaves hosted by Mesoarchaean TTG-suite orthogneisses in the Fiskefjord region of southern West Greenland. GeoResJ 7, 22-34.


[11]  Keulen, N., Schumacher, J.C., Næraa, T., Kokfelt, T.F., Scherstén, A., Szilas, K., van Hinsberg, V.J., Schlatter, D.M. & Windley, B.F. (2014). Meso- and Neoarchaean geological history of the Bjørnesund and Ravns Storø Supracrustal Belts, southern West Greenland: settings for gold enrichment and corundum formation. Precambrian Research 254, 36-58.


[10]  Szilas, K., van Gool, J.A.M., Scherstén, A. & Frei, R. (2014). The Neoarchaean Storø Supracrustal Belt, Nuuk region, southern West Greenland: An arc-related basin with continent-derived sedimentation. Precambrian Research 247, 208-222.


[9]  Szilas, K., van Hinsberg, V.J., Creaser, R.A. & Kisters, A.F.M. (2014). The geochemical composition of serpentinites in the Mesoarchaean Tartoq Group, SW Greenland: Harzburgitic cumulates or melt-modified mantle? Lithos 198, 103-116.


[8]  Szilas, K., Hoffmann, J.E., Scherstén, A., Kokfelt, T.F. & Münker, C. (2013). Archaean andesite petrogenesis: Insights from the Grædefjord Supracrustal Belt, southern West Greenland. Precambrian Research 236, 1-15.


[7]  Szilas, K. & Garde, A.A. (2013). Mesoarchaean aluminous rocks at Storø, southern West Greenland: New age data and evidence of premetamorphic seafloor weathering of basalts. Chemical Geology 354, 124-138.


[6]  Bernstein, S., Szilas, K. & Kelemen, P.B. (2013). Highly depleted cratonic mantle in West Greenland extending into diamond stability field in the Proterozoic. Lithos 168, 160-172.


[5]  Szilas, K., van Hinsberg, V.J., Kisters, A.F.M., J. Hoffmann, E., Windley, B.F., Kokfelt, T.F., Scherstén, A., Frei, R., Rosing, M.T. & Münker, C. (2013). Remnants of arc-related Mesoarchaean oceanic crust in the Tartoq Group, SW Greenland. Gondwana Research 23, 436-451.


[4]  Kisters, A.F.M., van Hinsberg, V.J. & Szilas, K. (2012). Geology of an Archaean accretionary complex - The structural record of burial and return flow in the Tartoq Group of South West Greenland. Precambrian Research 220, 107-122.


[3]  Szilas, K., Hoffmann, J.E., Scherstén, A., Rosing, M.T., Kokfelt, T.F., Windley, B.F., van Hinsberg, V.J., Næraa, T., Keulen, N., Frei, R. & Münker, C. (2012). Complex calc-alkaline volcanism recorded in Mesoarchaean supracrustal belts north of Frederikshåb Isblink, southern West Greenland: Implications for subduction zone processes in the early Earth. Precambrian Research 208, 90-123.


[2]  Szilas, K., Næraa, T., Scherstén, A., Stendal, H., Frei, R., van Hinsberg, V.J., Kokfelt, T.F. & Rosing, M.T. (2012). Origin of Mesoarchaean arc related rocks with boninite/komatiite affinities from southern West Greenland. Lithos 144, 24-39.


[1]  Scherstén, A., Szilas, K., Creaser, R.A., van Gool, J.A.M., Næraa, T. & Østergaard, C. (2012). Re-Os and U-Pb constraints on gold mineralisation events in the Meso- to Neoarchaean Storø greenstone belt, Storø, southern West Greenland. Precambrian Research 200, 149-162.

 Figure: Geological map of SW Greenland showing the different areas that I have studied. Numbers match the publications list above.