RESEARCH INTERESTS

     
  1.  Abel Tasman National Park (NZ) 1999
  2. My main fields of interest are:-
    • The identification of processes that form sulphates at the surface in  low  temperature environments such as those found in acid thermal areas.
    • Sulphate formation in other areas.
    • Zeolites of the Parnell Grit Formation, Auckland District
    • New Zealand mineral occurrences
    • Silica sinter research
    • Minerals and crystals formed as by-products of industrial glassmaking
Research papers

Martin, R. J. 1991 Apatite crystals from Parnell Grit Formation, Waiwera, Auckland. Tane 33 pp 59-63.

Martin, R., Rodgers, K.A. & Browne, P.R.L. 1999 The nature and significance of sulphate-rich, aluminous efflorescences from the
    Te Kopia geothermal field, Taupo Volcanic Zone, New Zealand. Mineralogical Magazine 63 pp 413-421.

Martin, R., Rodgers, K.A. & Browne, P.R.L.  2000 Aspects of the distribution and movement of aluminium in the surface of the Te
    Kopia geothermal field, Taupo Volcanic Zone, New Zealand. Applied Geochemistry 4/2 pp 1-16

Martin, R., Mildenhall, D., Browne, P. & Rodgers, K.A. 2000 The age and significance of in-situ sinter at the Te Kopia thermal area,
    Taupo Volcanic Zone, New Zealand. Geothermics 29 pp 367-375.

Rodgers, K.A., Hamlin, K.A., Browne, P.R.L., Campbell, K.A. & Martin, R. 2000 The steam condensate alteration mineralogy of
    Ruatapu cave, Orakei Korako geothermal field, Taupo Volcanic Zone, New Zealand. Mineralogical Magazine 64(1) pp 125-142.
 


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