Marion Louvel

Corrensstr. 24, room 128
48149 Münster

T: +49 251 83 36107

Consultation Hours

Academic Profile

  • Research Areas

    • Properties of high P-T fluids
  • CV


    Marie Curie Fellow
    Postdoctoral Researcher Cambridge University
    Postdoctoral researcher University of Bristol
    Postdoc - The Australian National University (ANU)
    SNF Fellow - European Synchrotron Radiation Facility (ESRF, Grenoble, France)
    PhD Student - ETH Zurich


    Marie Skłodowska-Curie Postdoctoral Fellowship – European Commission
    Early Postdoc Mobility Fellowship – Swiss National Science Foundation
  • Research Articles (Journals)

    • Loges A, Manni. M, Louvel M, Wilke M, Jahn S, Welter E, Borchert M, Qiao S, Klemme S & Keller B John T. (). Complexation of Zr and Hf in fluoride-rich hydrothermal aqueous fluids and its significance for high field strength element fractionation. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 366, 167–181. doi: 10.1016/j.gca.2023.12.013.

    • Klemme S, Feldhaus M, Potapkin V, Wilke M, Borchert M, Louvel M, Loges A, Rohrbach A, Weitkamp P, Welter E, Kokh M, Schmidt C & Testemale D. (). A hydrothermal apparatus for X-ray absorption spectroscopy of hydrothermal fluids at DESY. Review of Scientific Instruments, 92, 063903. doi: 10.1063/5.0044767.
    • Stefan Farsang, Marion Louvel, Angelika D Rosa, Monica Amboage, Simone Anzellini, Remo N Widmer, Simon AT Redfern. (). Effect of salinity, pressure and temperature on the solubility of smithsonite (ZnCO3) and Zn complexation in crustal and upper mantle hydrothermal fluids. Chemical Geology, 578, 120320. doi: 10.1016/j.chemgeo.2021.120320.

    • Flemetakis S, Berndt J, Klemme S, Genske F, Cadoux A, Louvel M & Rohrbach A. (). An Improved Electron Microprobe Method for the Analysis of Halogens in Natural Silicate Glasses. Microscopy and Microanalysis, 26, 1–10. doi: 10.1017/S1431927620013495.
    • Marion Louvel, James WE Drewitt, Allan Ross, Richard Thwaites, Benedict J Heinen, Dean S Keeble, Christine M Beavers, Michael J Walter, Simone Anzellini. (). The HXD95: a modified Bassett-type hydrothermal diamond-anvil cell for in situ XRD experiments up to 5 GPa and 1300 K. Journal of Synchrotron Radiation, 27, 529–537. doi: 10.1107/S1600577519016801.
    • Marion Louvel, Anita Cadoux, Richard A. Brooker, Olivier Proux, Jean-Louis Hazemann. (). New insights on Br speciation in volcanic glasses and structural controls on halogen degassing. American Mineralogist, 105, 795–802. doi: 10.2138/am-2020-7273.
    • Louvel, M, Sanchez-Valle, C, Malfait, WJ, Pokrovski, GS, Borca, CN, Grolimund, D,. (). Bromine speciation and partitioning in slab-derived aqueous fluids and silicate melts and implications for halogen transfer in subduction zones. SOLID EARTH, 11, 1145–1161. doi: 10.5194/se-11-1145-2020.
    • Guan, QS, Mei, Y, Etschmann, B, Testemale, D, Louvel, M, Brugger, J. (). Yttrium complexation and hydration in chloride-rich hydrothermal fluids: A combined ab initio molecular dynamics and in situ X-ray absorption spectroscopy study. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 281, 168–189. doi: 10.1016/j.gca.2020.04.015.

    • Peter G Martin, Marion Louvel, Silvia Cipiccia, Christopher P Jones, Darren J Batey, Keith R Hallam, Ian AX Yang, Yukihiko Satou, Christoph Rau, J Fred W Mosselmans, David A Richards, Thomas B Scott. (). Provenance of uranium particulate contained within Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant Unit 1 ejecta material. Nature Communications, 10. doi: 10.1038/s41467-019-10937-z.

    • Basire M, Mouhat F, Fraux G, Bordage A, Hazemann J-L, Louvel M, Spezia R & Bonella S and Vuilleumier R. (). Fermi resonance in CO2: Mode assignment and quantum nuclear effects from first principles molecular dynamics. The Journal of Chemical Physics, 146(13), 134102. doi: 10.1063/1.4979199.
    • Louvel M, Bordage A, Tripoli B, Testemale D & Hazemann J-L and Mavrogenes J. (). Effect of S on the aqueous and gaseous transport of Cu in prophyry and epithermal systems : Constraints from in situ XAS measurements up to 600 C and 300 bars. Chemical Geology, 466, 500–511. doi: 10.1016/j.chemgeo.2017.06.039.

    • Louvel M, Bordage A, Da Silva-Cadoux C, Testemale D, Lahera E, Del Net W, Geaymond O, Debussy J & Argoud R and Hazemann J-L. (). A high-pressure high-temperature setup for in situ Raman spectroscopy of supercritical fluids. Journal of Molecular Liquids, 205, 54–60. doi: 10.1016/j.molliq.2014.09.032.
    • Louvel M, Bordage A, Testemale D & Zhou L and Mavrogenes J. (). Hydrothermal controls on the genesis of REE deposits : Inisghts from an in situ XAS study of Yb solubility and speciation in high temeprature fluids (T<400C). Chemical Geology, 417, 228–237. doi: 10.1016/j.chemgeo.2015.10.011.

    • Louvel M, Sanchez-Valle C, Malfait W.J, Cardon H & Testemale D and Hazemann J-L. (). Constraints on the mobilization of Zr in magmatic-hydrothermal processes in subduction zones from in situ fluid-melt partitioning experiments. American Mineralogist, 99, 1616-1625. doi: 10.2138/am.2014.4799.

    • Louvel M, Sanchez-Valle C, Malfait W.J & Testemale D and Hazemann J-L. (). Zr complexation in high pressure fluids and silicate melts and implications for the mobilization of HFSE in subduction zones. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 104, 281–299. doi: 10.1016/j.gca.2012.11.001.