• Research Areas

    • Mineral replacement mechanisms during fluid-rock interactions – diffusion-controlled vs. dissolution-precipitation-controlled processes.
    • Compositional re-equilibration during peridotite alteration as a function of temperature and interfacial fluid compositions.
    • Role of infiltrated fluid on deformation and brecciation.
  • Education

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    PhD (ongoing), Institut für Mineralogie, WWU Münster, Germany
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    M. Sc., Applied Geology, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, India
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    B. Sc., Geology (Hons), University of Calcutta, India
  • Publications

    • Majumdar A, Hövelmann J, Vollmer C, Berndt J, Mondal S, Putnis A. (). Formation of Mg-rich Olivine Pseudomorphs in Serpentinized Dunite from the Mesoarchean Nuasahi Massif, Eastern India: Insights into the Evolution of Fluid Composition at the Mineral–Fluid Interface. Journal of Petrology, 57(1), 3-26.
    • Majumdar A., Hövelmann J., Vollmer C., Berndt J., Mondal S., Putnis A. (). Formation of mg-rich olivine pseudomorphs in serpentinized dunite from the Mesoarchean Nuasahi Massif, Eastern India: Insights into the evolution of fluid composition at the mineral-fluid interface. Journal of Petrology, 57(1), 3-26. doi: 10.1093/petrology/egv070.

    • Majumdar, A.S., Hövelmann, J., Vollmer, C., Berndt, J., Mondal, S.K., and Putnis, A. (). Formation of Mg-rich olivine pseudomorphs in serpentinized dunite from the Mesoarchean Nuasahi Massif, eastern India: Insights into the evolution in fluid composition at the mineral-fluid interface. Journal of Petrology, 00. [Submitted]
    • Majumdar, A.S., King, H.E., John, T., Kusebauch, C., and Putnis, A. (). Pseudomorphic replacement of diopside during interaction with (Ni,Mg)Cl2 aqueous solutions: Implications for the Ni-enrichment mechanism in talc- and serpentine-type phases. Chemical Geology, 380, 27-40.
    • Majumdar, A.S., and Mathew, G. (). Raman-Infrared (IR) spectroscopy study on natural cordierites from Kalahandi, Orissa. Journal of the Geological Society of India, -. [Accepted]

    • Majumdar, A.S., King, H.E., John, T., Kusebauch, C., and Putnis, A. (). Pseudomorphic replacement of diopside during interaction with (Ni,Mg)Cl2 aqueous solutions. In Goldschmidt2013 Conference, Florence, Italy , p. 1674.

    Articles in Journals
    • Majumdar, A.S., and Mathew, G. (). Distinct ruby suite at Sardapur, Orissa: A Spectroscopic investigation. Journal of the Geological Society of India, 80, 715-722.
    Conference Articles
    • Majumdar, A.S., King, H.E., Kusebauch, C., and Putnis, A. (). Pseudomorphic replacement of diopside during interaction with (Ni,Mg)Cl2 aqueous solutions. In EMC2012, Frankfurt, Germany.