Márta Polgári

Research Centre for Astronomy and Geosciences, Institute for Geology and Geochemistry, Geobiomineralization and Astrobiological Research Group
Hungarian Academy of Sciences
E-mail: polgari.marta@csfk.mta.hu;
Page: http://www.geochem.hu/people/polgari_hu.html

Fields of interest:

  • geochemistry of sedimentary manganese and iron ore deposits
  • geomicrobiology, biomineralization

Selected publications:

Polgári M, Hein JR, Németh T, Pál-Molnár E, Vigh T. Celadonite and smectite formation in the Úrkút Mn-carbonate ore deposit (Hungary) SEDIMENTARY GEOLOGY 294: pp. 157-163. (2013)

Polgári M, Bíró L, Pál-Molnár E, Dobosi G, Bajnóczi B, Németh T, Kovács Kis V, Vigh T. Rhodochrosite-bearing concretions from a Jurassic Manganese ore mineralization – Úrkút, Hungary CARPATHIAN JOURNAL OF EARTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES 8:(4) pp. 139-146. (2013)

Vigh T, Kovács T, Somlai J, Kávási N, Polgári M, Bíró L. Terrestrial radioisotopes in black shale hosted Mn-carbonate deposit (Úrkút, Hungary) ACTA GEOPHYSICA 61:(4) pp. 831-847. (2013)

Polgári M, Hein JR, Vigh T, Szabó-Drubina M, Fórizs I, Bíró L, Müller A, Tóth L. Microbial processes and the origin of the Úrkút manganese deposit, Hungary ORE GEOLOGY REVIEWS47 :pp. 87-109. (2012)

Polgári M, Gutzmer J. Manganese metallogenesis. Introduction to the special issue preface ORE GEOLOGY REVIEWS47: pp. 1-4. (2012)

Polgári M, Hein J R, Tóth A L, Pál-Molnár E, Vigh T, Bíró L, Fintor K. Microbial action formed Jurassic Mn-carbonate ore deposit in only a few hundred years (Úrkút, Hungary) GEOLOGY 40:(10) pp. 903-906. (2012)

Polgári M, Hein J R, Tóth M, Brukner-Wein A, Vigh T, Bíró L, Cserháti C. Genesis of a regionally widespread celadonitic chert ironstone bed overlying upper Lias manganese deposits, Hungary JOURNAL OF THE GEOLOGICAL SOCIETY167:(2) pp. 313-328. (2010)

Polgári M, B. Bajnóczi, V. Kovács Kis, J. Götze, G. Dobosi, M. Tóth, T. Vigh Mineralogical and cathodoluminescence characteristics of Ca-rich kutnohorite from the Úrkút Mn-carbonate mineralization, Hungary. Mineralogical Magazine, 71, 5, 493–508 (2007)

Polgári M, Tazaki K, Watanabe H, Vigh T, Gucsik A. Geochemical aspect of chemolithoautotrophic bacterial activity in the role of black shale hosted Mn mineralization, Jurassic age, Hungary, Europe. Clay Science, 12, suppl. 2, 233-239 (2006)

Polgári M, Szabó Z, Szabó-Drubina M, Hein R.J, YehH-W. A porous silica rock („Tripoli”) in the footwall of the Jurassic Úrkút manganese deposit, Hungary: composition, and origin through carbonate dissolution. Sedimentary Geology, 177, 87-96 (2005)

Polgári, M., Okita, P.M., Hein, J.R. Stable isotope evidence for the origin of the Úrkút manganese ore deposit, Hungary. Journal of Sedimentary Petrology, 61, 3, 384-393 (1991)