Alistair C. Hack

Postdoctoral researcher
Institute of Geochemistry and Petrology, Dept. of Earth Sciences
ETH Zürich, Switzerland
E-mail: Alistair.Hack@erdw.ethz.ch
Page: http://www.geopetro.ethz.ch/

Fields of Interest

  • Igneous petrogenesis
  • experimental petrology
  • high-pressure aqueous geochemistry
  • ore-forming processes; transport properties of fluids and melts

Recent publications

X. Liu, L. Zhang, A. C. Hack, H. Zheng, X. Hu, L. Chang, , Q. He:
Effect of water on the partial melting process of some silicate systems: Important implications of second critical endpoints,
ACTA Petrologica Sinica, Vol. 25, (2009), pp. 3407-3421

A. C. Hack, A. B. Thompson, M. Aerts:
Phase relations involving hydrous silicate melts, aqueous fluids and minerals.
In, A. Liebscher, C. Heinrich (editors), “Fluid-Fluid Interactions”: Mineralogical Society of America, Reviews in Mineralogy and Geochemistry, Vol. 65, (2007), pp. 129-177

A. B. Thompson, M. Aerts, A. C. Hack:
Liquid immiscibility in silicate melts and related systems.
In, A. Liebscher, C. Heinrich (editors), “Fluid-Fluid Interactions”: Mineralogical Society of America, Reviews in Mineralogy and Geochemistry, Vol. 65, (2007), pp. 99-123

A. C. Hack, J. Hermann, J. A. Mavrogenes:
Mineral solubility and hydrous melting relations in the deep Earth: analysis of some binary A-H2O system Pressure-Temperature-Composition topologies,
American Journal of Science, Vol. 307, (2007), pp. 833-855

J. Hermann, C. Spandler, A. Hack, A. Korsakov:
Aqueous fluids and hydrous melts in high-pressure and ultra-high pressure rocks: implications for element transfer in subduction zones,
Lithos, Vol. 92, (2006), pp. 399-417

A. J. Berry, A. C. Hack, J. A. Mavrogenes, M. Newville, S. R. Sutton:
A XANES study of Cu speciation in high-temperature brines using synthetic fluid inclusions,
American Mineralogist, Vol. 91, (2006), pp. 1773-1782

A. C. Hack, J. A. Mavrogenes:
A synthetic fluid inclusion study of copper solubility in hydrothermal brines from 525 to 725 ˚C and 0.3 to 1.7 GPa,
Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, Vol. 70, (2006), pp. 3970-3985

A. C. Hack, J. A. Mavrogenes:
A cold-sealing capsule design for synthesis of fluid inclusions and other hydrothermal experiments in a piston-cylinder apparatus,
American Mineralogist, Vol. 91, (2006), pp. 203-209