Dr. Rainer Thomas

Telegrafenberg
Building D, Room 320
14473 Potsdam
+49 331 288-1478
+49 331 288-1402
rainer.thomas@gfz-potsdam.de

Function and Responsibilities:

Scientific interests:
  • Fluid and melt inclusions in petrology and ore deposit research
  • Application of the Raman spectroscopy in the geosciences
  • Genesis of granite-pegmatites and the meaning of water, boron, fluorine, chlorine, phosphorus, beryllium, and the alkali elements, and the significance of alkali carbonate-rich melts and fluids
  • Melt-melt-fluid immiscibility in nature
  • Determination of the water content of natural magmatic melts

Project:

  • The relationship between granites and its pegmatites

Publications