• Research Areas

    • Sulfur on Mercury
    • Element volatilization
    • High-temperature gas-solid reactions in plenetary environments
  • CV


    PhD degree, Research School of Earth Sciences; Australian National University PhD Thesis: Volcanic gases and the reaction of sulfur dioxide with aluminosilicate glasses Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Penelope L. King; Advisors: Dr. Richard W. Henley, Dr. Marc Norman


    Researcher, PI of DFG project RE4601/1 “Gas-solid reactions in hot, reduced planetary environments”
    Postdoctoral researcher, TRR 170, Project B7 “Experimental and isotopic investigations of volatile element loss during magma degassing”, Institut für Mineralogie, Universität Münster
    Swiss National Science Foundation Early Postdoc.Mobility Fellow, P2SKP2_181367 “Metal degassing from basaltic melts”, Institut für Mineralogie, University Münster
    TRR 170 Fellowship, Institut für Mineralogie, University Münster
  • Projects

    • Gas-Feststoffreaktionen in heißen, reduzierenden planetaren Bedingungen ( - )
      Individual project: DFG - Individual Grants Programme | Project Number: RE 4601/1-1
    • CRC TRR 170 - B07: Experimental and isotopic investigations of volatile element loss during magma degassing ( - )
      Subproject in DFG-joint project hosted at WWU: DFG - Collaborative Research Centre | Project Number: TRR 170/2
  • Publications

    • Pangritz P, Renggli CJ, Berndt J, Rohrbach A, Klemme S. . ‘Synthesis of large amounts of volatile element-bearing silicate glasses using a two-stage melting process.’ ACS Earth and Space Chemistry 6, No. 4: 1108–1111. doi: 10.1021/acsearthspacechem.2c00020.
    • Renggli, CJ; Klemme, S; Morlok, A; Berndt, J; Weber, I; Hiesinger, H; King, PL. . ‘Sulfides and hollows formed on Mercury’s surface by reactions with reducing S-rich gases.’ Earth and Planetary Science Letters 593: 117647. doi: 10.1016/j.epsl.2022.117647.
    • Klemme, S; Genske, F; Sossi, P; Berndt, ; Renggli C; Stracke, A. . ‘Cr stable isotope fractionation by evaporation from silicate melts.’ Chemical Geology 610: 121096. doi: 10.1016/j.chemgeo.2022.121096.
    • Renggli, CJ; Hellmann, JL; Burkhardt, C; Klemme, S; Berndt, J; Pangritz, P; Kleine, T. . ‘Tellurium isotope fractionation during evaporation from silicate melts.’ Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 339: 35–45. doi: 10.1016/j.gca.2022.10.032.
    • Morlok A, Renggli C, Charlier B, Reitze MP, Klemme S, Namur O, Sohn M, Martin D, Weber I, Stojic AN, Hiesinger H, Joy KH, Wogelius R, Tollan P, Carli C, Bauch KE, Helbert J. . ‘Mid-infrared reflectance spectroscopy of synthetic glass analogs for mercury surface studies.’ Icarus 361: 114363. doi: 10.1016/j.icarus.2021.114363.
    • Renggli C, Klemme S. . ‘Experimental investigation of Apollo 16 “Rusty Rock” formation by a lunar fumarolic gas.’ Journal of Geophysical Research: Planets 126: e2020JE006609. doi: 10.1029/2020JE006609.
    • Austrheim, Håkon; Corfu, Fernando; Renggli, Christian J. . ‘From peridotite to fuchsite bearing quartzite via carbonation and weathering: with implications for the Pb budget of continental crust.’ Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 176: 94. doi: 10.1007/s00410-021-01851-z.
    • Renggli CJ, Klemme S. . ‘Experimental constraints on metal transport in fumarolic gases.’ Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research 400: 106929. doi: 10.1016/j.jvolgeores.2020.106929.
    • Renggli, Christian J.; King, P. L.; Henley, R. W.; Guagliardo, P.; McMorrow, L.; Middleton, J. P.; Turner, M. . ‘An experimental study of SO2 reactions with silicate glasses and supercooled melts in the system anorthite–diopside–albite at high temperature.’ Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 174: 3. doi: https://doi.org/10.1007/s00410-018-1538-2.
    • Renggli, Christian J.; Palm, Andrew B.; King, Penelope L.; Guagliardo, P. . ‘Implications of Reactions Between SO2 and Basaltic Glasses for the Mineralogy of Planetary Crusts.’ Journal of Geophysical Research: Planets 124: 2563–2582. doi: https://doi.org/10.1029/2019JE006045.
    • Renggli, Christian J. . Volcanic gases and the reaction of sulfur dioxide with aluminosilicate glasses Dissertation thesis, Australian National University. Australian National University. doi: 10.25911/5d5142f0d9852.
    • King, P. L.; Wheeler, V. M.; Renggli, Christian J.; Palm, A. B.; Wilson, S. A.; Harrison, A. L.; Morgan, B.; Nekvasil, H.; Troitzsch, U.; Mernagh, T.; Yue, L.; Bayon, A.; DiFrancesco, N. J.; Baile, R.; Kreider, P.; Lipiński, W. . ‘Gas–solid reactions: Theory, experiments and case studies relevant to earth and planetary processes.’ Reviews in Mineralogy and Geochemistry 84, No. 1: 1–56. doi: https://doi.org/10.2138/rmg.2018.84.1.
    • Dalby, K. N.; Berger, J. A.; Brand, H. E. A.; Cairney, J. M.; Eder, K.; Eggins, S. M.; Herring, A.; Hervig, R. L.; Kreider, P. B.; Mernagh, T. P.; Palm, A. B.; Renggli, Christian J.; Troitzsch, U.; Yue, L.; King, P. L. . ‘Analytical Techniques for Probing Small-Scale Layers that Preserve Information on Gas–Solid Interactions.’ Reviews in Mineralogy and Geochemistry 84, No. 1: 103–175. doi: https://doi.org/10.2138/rmg.2018.84.4.
    • Palm, A. B.; King, P. L.; Renggli, Christian J.; Hervig, R. L.; Herring, A.; Mernagh, T. P.; Eggins, S. M.; Troitzsch, U.; Levi, B.; Kinsley, L.; Guagliardo, P. . ‘Unravelling the consequences of SO2–basalt reactions for geochemical fractionation and mineral formation.’ Reviews in Mineralogy and Geochemistry 84, No. 1: 257–283. doi: https://doi.org/10.2138/rmg.2018.84.7.
    • Renggli, Christian J.; King, Penelope L. . ‘SO2 Gas Reactions with Silicate Glasses.’ Reviews in Mineralogy and Geochemistry 84, No. 1: 229–255. doi: https://doi.org/10.2138/rmg.2018.84.6.
    • Renggli, Christian J.; King, Penelope L.; Henley, Richard W.; Norman, Marc D. . ‘Volcanic gas composition, metal dispersion and deposition during explosive volcanic eruptions on the Moon.’ Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 206: 296–311. doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gca.2017.03.012.
    • Henley, R. W.; Brink, F. J.; King, P. L.; Leys, C.; Ganguly, J.; Mernagh, T.; Middleton, J.; Renggli, Christian J.; Sieber, M.; Troitzsch, U.; Turner, M. . ‘High temperature gas–solid reactions in calc–silicate Cu–Au skarn formation; Ertsberg, Papua Province, Indonesia.’ Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 172: 106. doi: https://doi.org/10.1007/s00410-017-1413-6.
    • Renggli, Christian J.; Wiesmaier, Sebastian; De Campos, Christina P.; Hess, Kai-Uwe; Dingwell, Donald B. . ‘Magma mixing induced by particle settling.’ Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 171: 96. doi: https://doi.org/10.1007/s00410-016-1305-1.
    • Henley, Richard W.; King, Penelope L.; Wykes, Jeremy L.; Renggli, Christian J.; Brink, Frank J.; Clark, David A.; Troitzsch, Ulrike. . ‘Porphyry copper deposit formation by sub-volcanic sulphur dioxide flux and chemisorption.’ Nature Geoscience 8, No. 3: 210–215. doi: 10.1038/ngeo2367.
    • Wiesmaier, S.; Morgavi, D.; Renggli, Christian J.; Perugini, D.; De Campos, C. P.; Hess, K.-U.; Ertel-Ingrisch, W.; Lavallée, Y.; Dingwell, D. B. . ‘Magma mixing enhanced by bubble segregation.’ Solid Earth and Discussions 6: 1007–1023. doi: https://doi.org/10.5194/se-6-1007-2015.