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Publikationen von Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Francois Holtz



Beerman O., Holtz F., Duesterhoeft E.  (2017): Magma storage conditions and differentiation of the mafic Lower Pollara volcanics, Salina Island, Aeolian Islands, Italy. Implications for the formation conditions of shoshonites, Contrib Mineral Petrol, 172 (5)
DOI: 10.1007/s00410-017-1363-z

Borisov A., Behrens H., Holtz F.  (2017): Effects of strong network modifiers on Fe3+/Fe2+ in silicate melts: An experimental study, Contrib Mineral Petrol, 172 (5)
DOI: 10.1007/s00410-017-1337-1

Derrey, I.T., Albrecht, M., Dupliy, E., Botcharnikov, R.E., Horn, I., Junge, M., Weyer, S., and Holtz, F. (2017): Experimental tests on achieving equilibrium in synthetic fluid inclusions: results for scheelite, molybdenite and gold solubility at 800°C and 2 kbar, American Mineralogist, 102, 2, 275-283

Hou T., Charlier B., Namur O., Schütte P., Schwarz-Schampera U., Zhang Z., Holtz F  (2017): Experimental study of liquid immiscibility in the Kiruna-type Vergenoeg Fe-F deposit, South Africa, Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta., 203, 303-322

Konecke B., Fiege A.,, Simon A.C., Holtz F.  (2017): Cryptic metasomatism during late-stage lunar magmatism implicated by sulfur in apatite, Geology, 45 (8), pp. 739-742

Li X., Zhang C., Behrens H., Holtz F.  (2017): Fluorine partitioning between titanite and metaluminous silicate melt: Experiments at 50–200 MPa and 875–925 °C. Eur, Journal of Mineralogy, in press

Muniz da Silva, M., Holtz, F., Namur, O.  (2017): Crystallization experiments in rhyolitic systems: the effect of temperature cycling and starting material on crystal size distribution, American Mineralogist, in press
DOI: 10.2138/am-2017-5981

Sato, H., Holtz F., Botcharnikov, R. Nakada, S. (2017): Intermittent generation of mafic enclaves in the 1991-1995 dacite of Unzen Volcano recorded in mineral chemistry, Contrib Mineral Petrol, 172(4), 22

Stechern, A., Just, T., Holtz, F., Blume-Oeste, M., Namur O.  (2017): Decoding Magma Plumbing and Geochemical Evolution Beneath the Lastarria Volcanic Complex (Northern Chile) - Evidence for Multiple Magma Storage Regions, J. Volc. Geophys. Res., 338, 25-45

Wilke, S., Holtz, F., Neave, D. A. & Almeev, R. R.  (2017): The Effect of Anorthite Content and Water on Quartz–Feldspar Cotectic Compositions in the Rhyolitic System and Implications for Geobarometry, Journal of Petrology 58(4), 789–818
DOI: 10.1093/petrology/egx034

Zhang, C., Koepke, J., Albrecht, M., Horn, I., Holtz, F. (2017): Apatite in the dike-gabbro transition zone of mid-ocean ridge: Evidence for brine assimilation by axial melt lens, American Mineralogist, 102(3), 558-570
DOI: 10.2138/am-2017-5906

Zhang, C., Lin, J., Pan, Y., Feng, R., Almeev, R.R., Holtz, F. (2017): Electron Probe Microanalysis of Bromine in Minerals and Glasses with Correction for Spectral Interference from Aluminum, and Comparison with Microbeam Synchrotron X-Ray Fluorescence Spectrometry, Geostandards and Geoanalytical Research, 41 (3), 449-457
DOI: 10.1111/ggr.12169


Fischer, L.A., Wang, M., Charlier, B., Namur, O., Roberts, R.J., Veksler, I.V., Cawthorn, R.G. Holtz, F. (2016): Immiscible iron-and silica-rich liquids in the Upper Zone of the Bushveld Complex, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 443, 108-117

Husen, A., Almeev, R.R. and Holtz, F. (2016): The Role of H2O and Pressure on Multiple Saturation and Liquid Lines of Descent in Basalts from the Shatsky Rise, Journal of Petrology, 57(2), 1-35
DOI: 10.1093/petrology/egw008

Namur, O., Collinet, M., Charlier, B., Grove, T., Holtz, F., McCammon, C. (2016): Melting processes and mantle sources of surface lavas on Mercury, Earth and Planetary Science Letters 439, 117-128

Scaillet B., Holtz F., Pichavant M. (2016): Experimental constraints on the formation of silicic magmas, Elements, 12, 109-114
DOI: 10.2113/gselements.12.2.109

Zhang C, Koepke J, Wang L-X, Wolff P E, Wilke S, Stechern A, Almeev R, Holtz F. (2016): A practical method for accurate measurement of trace level fluorine in Mg- and Fe-Bearing mineral and glass using Electron Probe Microanalysis, Geostandards and Geoanalytical Research, 40(3), 351-363
DOI: 10.1111/j.1751-908X.2015.00390.x


Aseri A.A., Linnen R.L., Dong Che X., Thibault Y., Holtz F.  (2015): Effects of fluorine on the solubilities of Nb, Ta, Zr and Hf minerals in highly fluxed water-saturated haplogranitic melts, Ore Geology Reviews, 736-746

Bartels, A., Behrens, H., Holtz, F., Schmidt, B.C.  (2015): The effect of lithium on the viscosity of pegmatite forming liquids, Chemical Geology, 410, 1-11

Bolte, T., Holtz, F., Almeev, R.R. and Nash, B.P (2015): The Blacktail Creek Tuff: An analytical and experimental study of rhyolites from the Heise volcanic field, Yellowstone hotspot system, Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 168:15
DOI: 10.1007/s00410-015-1112-0

Borisov, A., Behrens, H., Holtz, F.  (2015): Effects of melt composition on Fe3+/Fe2+ in silicate melts: a step to model ferric/ferrous ratio in multicomponent systems, Contrib Mineral Petrol
DOI: 10.1007/s00410-015-1119-6

Botcharnikov R.E., Holtz F., and Behrens H.  (2015): Solubility and fluid-melt partitioning of H2O and Cl in andesitic magmas as a function of pressure between 50 to 500 MPa, Chemical Geology
DOI: 10.1016/j.chemgeo.2015.07.019

Fiege, A., Holtz, F., Behrens, H., Mandeville, C.W., Shimizu, N., Crede, L.S., Göttlicher, J.  (2015): Experimental investigation of the S and S-isotopes distribution between H2O-S±Cl fluids and basaltic melts during decompression, Chemical Geology, 393-394, 36-54

Knipping, J., Bilenker, L.D., Simon, A.C., Barra, F., Artur, D.P., Waelle, M., Heinrich, C.A., Holtz, F., Munizaga, R.  (2015): Trace elements in magnetite from massive iron oxide-apatite deposits indicate a combined formation by igneous and magmatic-hydrothermal processes, Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 171, 15-38
DOI: 10.1016/j.gca.2015.08.010

Mironov, N., Portnyagin, M., Botcharnikov, R., Gurenko, A., Hoernle, K., and Holtz, F. (2015): CO2 budget of primary arc magmas is governed mainly by slab contribution: Evidence from re-hydrated inclusions of parental melts in olivines, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 425: 1-11

Vetere, F., Iezzi, G., Holtz F., Behrens, H., Cavallo, A., Misiti, V., Dietrich, M., Ventura, G., Mollo, S.  (2015): Glass forming ability of sub-alkaline silicate melts, Earth Sciences Reviews, 150, 25-44

Vetere, F., Mollo, S., Giacomoni, P.P., Iezzi, G., Coltorti, M., Ferlito, C., Holtz, F., Perugini, D., Scarlato, P.  (2015): Experimental constraints on the origin of pahoehoe “cicirara” lavas at Mt. Etna volcano (Sicily, Italy), Bulletin of Volcanology
DOI: 10.1007/s00445-015-0931-1

Wilke, S., Klahn, C., Bolte, T., Almeev, R., & Holtz, F.  (2015): Experimental investigation of the effect of Ca, Fe and Ti on cotectic compositions of the rhyolitic system, European Journal of Mineralogy, 27(2), 147-159
DOI: 10.1127/ejm/2015/0027-2423


Dziony W., Horn I., Lattard D., Koepke J., Steinhöfel G., Schüssler J.A., Holtz F.  (2014): In-situ Fe isotope ratio determination in Fe–Ti oxides and sulfides from drilled gabbros and basalt from the IODP Hole 1256D in the eastern equatorial Pacific, Chemical Geology 363, 101–111

Fiege A., Behrens H., Holtz F., Adams F. (2014): Kinetic vs. thermodynamic control of degassing of H2O-S±Cl-bearing andesitic melts, Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 125, 241-264

Fiege A., Holtz F., Cichy S.B. (2014): Bubble formation during decompression of andesitic melts, American Mineralogist, 99, 1052-1062

Fiege A., Holtz F., Shimizu N., Mandeville C., Behrens H., Knipping J.L (2014): Sulfur isotope fractionation between fluid and andesitic melt: an experimental Study, Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 142, 501-521

Parat, F., Streck, M.J., Holtz, F., Almeev, R. (2014): Experimental study into the petrogenesis of crystal-rich basaltic to andesitic magmas at Arenal volcano, Contrib Mineral Petrol, 168, 1-18
DOI: 10.1007/s00410-014-1040-4

Shishkina, T., Botcharnikov, R.E., Holtz, F., Almeev, R.R., Jazwa, A.M., Jakubiak, A.A. (2014): Compositional and pressure effects on the solubility of H2O and CO2 in mafic melts, Chemical Geology, 388, 112-129
DOI: 10.1016/j.chemgeo.2014.09.001

Vetere, F., Holtz, F., Behrens, H., Botcharnikov, R.E., and Fanara, S.  (2014): The effect of alkalis and polymerization on the solubility of H2O and CO2 in alkali-rich silicate melts, Contrib. Mineral. Petrol., 167, 1014-1031

Zhang, C., Holtz, F., Koepke, J., Berndt, J., Ma, C.  (2014): Decompressional anatexis in the migmatite core complex of northern Dabie orogen, eastern China: Petrological evidence and Ti-in-quartz thermobarometry , Lithos 202–203, 227–236


Almeev R., Holtz, F., Ariskin A.A., Kimura J.I. (2013): Storage conditions of Bezymianny volcano parental magmas: Results of phase equilibria experiments at 100 and 700 MPa, Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 166 (5), pp. 1389–1414
DOI: 10.1007/s00410-013-0934-x

Bartels A., Behrens H., Holtz F., Schmidt B.C., Fechtelkord M., Knipping J., Crede L., Baasner A., Pukallus N. (2013): The effect of fluorine boron and phosphorus on the viscosity of pegmatitic liquids, Chemical Geology, 346, 184-198

Borisov, A., Behrens, H., Holtz. F. (2013): The effect of titanium and phosphorus on ferric/ferrous ratio in silicate melts: an experimental study, Contrib Mineral Petrol. 166, 1577-1591

Botcharnikov R.E, Holtz F., Mungall J.E, Beermann O., Linnen R.L., Garbe-Schönberg D. (2013): Behavior of gold in a magma at sulfide-sulfate transition: Revisited, American Mineralogist, 98, 1459-1464

Husen, A., Almeev, R.R., Holtz, F., Koepke, J., Sano, T. and Mengel, K. (2013): Geothermobarometry of basaltic glasses from Tamu massif, Shatsky Rise oceanic plateau, Geochemistry Geophysics Geosystems, 14(10)
DOI: 10.1002/ggge.20231

Machowiak K., Holtz F., Stawikowski W., Ciazela J. (2013): Role of water on fractionation processes and trace element distribution in A-type granites: the example of the Baga Gazriin Chuluu granites (Central Mongolia), N. Jb. Miner. Abh. (J. Min. Geochim.), 190, 197-219

Zhang, C., Holtz, F., Koepke, J., Wolff, P.E., Ma, C., Bédard, J.H.  (2013): Constraints from experimental melting of amphibolite on the depth of formation of garnet-rich restites, and implications for models of Early Archean crustal growth, Precambrian Research 231 , pp. 206-217
DOI: 10.1016/j.precamres.2013.03.004

Zhang, C., Ma, C., Holtz, F., Koepke, J., Wolff, P. E., Berndt, J. (2013): Mineralogical and geochemical constraints on contribution of magma mixing and fractional crystallization to high-Mg adakite-like diorites in eastern Dabie orogen, East China , Lithos, 172, 118-138
DOI: 10.1016/j.lithos.2013.04.011


Almeev, R.R., Bolte, T., Nash, B.P., Holtz, F., Erdmann, M., Cathey, H.E. (2012): High-temperature, low-H2O Silicic Magmas of the Yellowstone Hotspot: an Experimental Study of Rhyolite from the Bruneau–Jarbidge Eruptive Center, Central Snake River Plain, USA , Journal of Petrology, V.53(9), pp. 1837-1866
DOI: 10.1093/petrology/egs1035

Almeev, R.R., Holtz, F., Koepke, J., Parat, F.  (2012): Experimental calibration of the effect of H2O on plagioclase crystallization in basaltic melt at 200 MPa, American Mineralogist 97(7) 1234-1240

Zhang, C., Holtz, F., Ma, C., Wolff, P. E., Li, X. (2012): Tracing the evolution and distribution of F and Cl in plutonic systems from volatile-bearing minerals: A case study from the Liujiawa pluton (Dabie orogen, China), Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 164 (5) , pp. 859-879
DOI: 10.1007/s00410-012-0778-9

Zhang, C., Ma, C., Holtz, F. (2012): Partial melting of hydrous continental lower crust: discussion on the petrogenesis of C-type adakites from the Dabie orogen , Geological Journal of China Universities, 18(1), pp. 41-51 (in Chinese with English abstract)


Beermann, O., Botcharnikov, R.E., Holtz, F., Diedrich, O., Nowak, M.  (2011): Temperature dependence of sulfide and sulfate solubility in olivine-saturated basaltic magmas, Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 75 (23) , pp. 7612-7631

Blaine, F.A., Linnen, R.L., Holtz, F., Bruegmann, G.E.  (2011): The effect of Cl on Pt solubility in haplobasaltic melt: Implications for micronugget formation and evidence for fluid transport of PGEs, Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 75 (24) , pp. 7792-7805

Botcharnikov, R.E., Linnen, R.L., Wilke, M., Holtz, F., Jugo, P., Berndt, J. (2011): High gold concentration in sulphide-bearing magmas at oxidizing conditions, Nature Geoscience 4 (2) , pp. 112-115

Cichy, S.B., Botcharnikov, R.E., Holtz, F., Behrens, H.  (2011): Vesiculation and microlite crystallization induced by decompression: A case study of the 1991-1995 Mt Unzen eruption (Japan), Journal of Petrology 52 (7-8) , art. no. egq072 , pp. 1469-1492

Fiege, A., Kirchner, C., Holtz, F., Linnen, R.L., Dziony, W.  (2011): Influence of fluorine on the solubility of manganotantalite (MnTa2O6) and manganocolumbite (MnNb2O6) in granitics melts – An experimental study, Lithos 122 (3-4) , pp. 165-174

Parat, F., Holtz, F., Klügel, A.  (2011): S-rich apatite-hosted glass inclusions in xenoliths from La Palma: Constraints on the volatile partitioning in evolved alkaline magmas, Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 162 (3) , pp. 463-478

Parat, F., Holtz, F., Streck, M.J.  (2011): Sulfur-bearing magmatic accessory minerals, Reviews in Mineralogy and Geochemistry 73 , pp. 285-314

Van Lichtervelde, M., Holtz, F., Dziony, W., Ludwig, T., Meyer, H.-P.  (2011): Incorporation mechanisms of Ta and Nb in zircon and implications for pegmatitic systems, American Mineralogist 96 (7) , pp. 1079-1089

Vetere, F., Botcharnikov, R.E., Holtz, F., Behrens, H., De Rosa, R.  (2011): Solubility of H2O and CO2 in shoshonitic melts at 1250°C and pressures from 50 to 400 MPa: Implications for Campi Flegrei magmatic systems, Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research 202 (3-4) , pp. 251-261

Zhang, C., Ma, C., Holtz, F.  (2011): "Origin of high-Mg adakitic magmatic enclaves from the Meichuan pluton, southern Dabie orogen (central China): Implications for delamination of the lower continental crust and melt-mantle interaction"-Reply , Lithos 125 (1-2) , pp. 839-844


Bartels A., Holtz F., Linnen R. L.  (2010): Solubility of manganotantalite and manganocolumbite in pegmatitic melts., American Mineralogist 95, 537-544

Bartels, A., Vetere, F., Holtz, F., Behrens, H., Linnen, R.L.  (2010): Viscosity of flux-rich pegmatitic melts, Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 162 (1) , pp. 51-60

Botcharnikov R.E., Linnen, R.L., Holtz F.  (2010): Solubility of Au in Cl- and S-bearing hydrous silicate melts, Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 74, 2396-2411

Davì, M., De Rosa, R., Holtz, F.  (2010): The mafic enclaves in the rhyolitic products of Lipari historical eruptions and their relationships with the coeval Vulcano magmas (Aeolian Islands, Italy), Bulletin of Volcanology, 72, 991-1008

Parat, F., Holtz, F., René, M., Almeev, R. (2010): Experimental constraints on ultrapotassic magmatism from the Bohemian Massif (durbachite series, Czech Republic), Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 159 (3) , pp. 331-347

Shishkina, T., Botcharnikov, R.E., Holtz, F., Almeev, R.R., Portnyagin, M.  (2010): Solubility of H2O and CO2-bearing fluids in tholeiitic basalts at pressures up to 500 MPa, Chemical Geology 277, 115-125

Van Lichtervelde, M., Holtz, F., Hanchar. J. M.  (2010): Solubility of manganotantalite, zircon and hafnon in hifghly fluxed peralkaline to peraluminous pegmatitic melts, Contrib. Mineral. Petrol. . 160, 17-32

Vetere, F., Behrens, H., Holtz, F., Vilardo, G., Ventura, G.  (2010): Viscosity of crystal-bearing melts and its implication for magma ascent, Journal of Mineralogical and Petrological Sciences 105 (3), pp. 151-163
DOI: 10.2465/jmps.090402

Zhang C., Ma C., Holtz F.  (2010): Origin of high-Mg adakitic magmatic enclaves from the Meichuan pluton, southern Dabie Orogen (central China): implications for delamination of lower continental crust and melt-mantel interaction, Lithos, 119, 467-484


Freise M., Holtz F., Nowak M., Scoates J., Strauss H.  (2009): Differentiation and crystallization conditions of basalts from the Kerguelen large igneous province: An experimental study, Contrib. Mineral. Petrol, 158, 505-527

Moune S., Holtz F., Botcharnikov R.E.  (2009): Sulphur solubility in andesitic to basaltic melts: Implications for Hekla volcano, Contrib. Mineral. Petrol., 157, 691-707

Pietranik, A., Holtz, F., Koepke, J., Puziewicz, J.  (2009): Crystallization of quartz dioritic magmas at 2 and 1 kbar: experimental results, Mineralogy and Petrology 97 (1-2) , pp. 1-21


Almeev, R., Holtz, F., Koepke, J., Haase, K., Devey, C.  (2008): Depths of partial crystallization of H2O-bearing MORB: Phase equilibria simulations of basalts at the MAR near Ascension Island (7-11°S), Journal of Petrology 49 (1) , pp. 25-45

Botcharnikov, R.E, Almeev, R.R., Koepke, J., Holtz, F.  (2008): Phase relations and liquid lines of descent in hydrous ferrobasalt - Implications for the skaergaard intrusion and Columbia river flood basalts, Journal of Petrology 49 (9) , pp. 1687-1727

Botcharnikov, R.E, Holtz, F., Almeev, R.R., Sato, H., Behrens, H.  (2008): Storage conditions and evolution of andesitic magma prior to the 1991-95 eruption of Unzen volcano: Constraints from natural samples and phase equilibria experiments, Journ. Volcanol. Geotherm. Res., 175, 168-180

Chevychelov, V. Y., Botcharnikov, R.E., Holtz F (2008): Experimental study of fluorine and chlorine contents in mica (biotite) and their partitioning between mica, phonolite melt and fluid, Geochemistry International, 46, 1081-1089

Chevychelov, V. Y., Botcharnikov, R.E., Holtz F.  (2008): Partitioning of Cl and F between fluid and hydrous phonolitic melt of Mt. Vesuvius at ~850-1000°C and 200 MPa , Chemical Geology, 256, 172-184

Chevychelov, V. Y., Botcharnikov, R.E., Holtz F.  (2008): Experimental study of chlorine and fluorine partitioning between fluid and subalkaline basaltic melt, Geochemistry (Doklady Earth Sciences), 422, 1089-1092

Dziony, W., Koepke, J., Holtz F.  (2008): Data report: Petrography and phase analyses in lavas and dikes from the hole 1256D (ODP Leg 206 and IODP Expedition 309, East Pacific Rise). In Teagle, D.A.H., Alt, J.C., Umino, S., Miyashita, S., Banerjee, N.R., Wilson, D.S., and the Expedition 309/312 Scientists, Proc. IODP, 309/312: College Station, TX (Integrated Ocean Drilling Program Management International, Inc., doi:10.2204/iodp.proc.309312.201.2008

Klimm K., Holtz F., King P.L.  (2008): Fractionation vs. Magma Mixing in the Wangrah Suite A-type granites, Lachlan Fold Belt, Australia: experimental constraints, Lithos, 102, 415-434

Koepke, J., Christie, D.M., Dziony, W., Holtz, F., Lattard, D., Maclennan, J., Park, S., Scheibner, B., Yamasaki, T., Yamasaki, S. (2008): Petrography of the dike-gabbro transition at IODP Site 1256 (equatorial Pacific): The evolution of the granoblastic dikes, Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems 9 (7) , art. no. Q07O09

Parat F., Holtz F., Feig S.  (2008): Pre-eruptive condition of Huerto Andesite (Fish Canyon system, san Juan volcanic field, Colorado): Influence of volatiles (C-O-H-S) on phase equilibria and mineral composition, J. Petrology, 49, 911-935

Portnyagin, M., Almeev, R.R., Matveev, S., Holtz, F. (2008): Experimental evidence for rapid water exchange between melt inclusions in olivine and host magma , Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 272, 541-552

René M., Holtz F., Luo C., Beermann O., Stelling J.  (2008): Biotite stability in peraluminous granitic melts: Compositional dependence and application to the generation of two-mica granites in the South Bohemian batholith (Bohemian Massif, Czech Republic), Lithos 102 (3-4) , pp. 538-553

Vetere, F., Behrens, H., Schuessler, J.A., Holtz, F., Misiti, V., Borchers, L.  (2008): Viscosity of andesite melts and its implication for magma mixing prior to Unzen 1991-1995 eruption, Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research 175 (1-2) , pp. 208-217
DOI: 10.1016/j.jvolgeores. 2008.03.028


Vetere, F., Behrens, H., Misiti, V., Ventura, G., Holtz, F., De Rosa, R., Deubener, J.  (2007): The viscosity of shoshonitic melts (Vulcanello Peninsula, Aeolian Islands, Italy): Insight on the magma ascent in dikes, Chemical Geology 245 (1-2), pp. 89-102

Almeev, R.R., Holtz, F., Koepke, J., Parat, F., Botcharnikov, R.E.  (2007): The effect of H2O on olivine crystallization in MORB: Experimental calibration at 200 MPa, Am. Mineral., 92, 670-674

Botcharnikov, R.E, Holtz, F., Behrens, H.  (2007): The effect of CO2 on the solubility of H2O-Cl fluids in andesitic melt, European Journal of Mineralogy 19 (5) , pp. 671-680

Koepke J., Berndt J., Holtz F.  (2007): The formation of SiO2-rich melts within the deep oceanic crust by hydrous partial melting of gabbros, Contrib. Mineral. Petrol., 153, 67-84

Lukkari S., Holtz F.  (2007): Phase relations of a F-enriched Peraluminous Granite: An Experimental Study of the Kymi Topaz Granite Stock, Southern Finland, Contrib. Mineral. Petrol., 153, 273-288


Botcharnikov, R.E, Behrens, H., Holtz, F.  (2006): Solubility and speciation of C-O-H fluids in andesitic melt at T=1100 - 1300°C and P=200 and 500 MPa, Chem. Geol., 229, 125-143

Donato P., Behrens H., De Rosa R., Holtz F., Parat F.  (2006): Crystallization conditions in Upper Pollara magma chamber, Salina Island, Southern Tyrrhenian Sea, Mineralogy and Petrology, 86, 89-10

Vetere, F., Behrens, H., Holtz, F., Neuville, D.R.  (2006): Viscosity of andesitic melts. New experimental data and a revised calculation model, Chemical Geology 228 (4) , pp. 233-245


Berndt, J., Koepke, J., Holtz, F.  (2005): An experimental investigation of the influence of water and oxygen fugacity on differentiation of MORB at 200 MPa, Journal of Petrology 46 (1) , pp. 135-167

Bhalla P, Holtz F, Linnen R.L., Behrens H.  (2005): Solubility of cassiterite in evolved granitic melts; effect of T, fO2 and additional volatiles, Lithos, 80, 387-400

Blaine F.A., Linnen R.L., Holtz F., Brügmann G.E.  (2005): Platinum solubility in a haplobasaltic melt at 1250 °C and 0.2 GPa: the effect of water content and oxygen fugacity, Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 69, 1265-1273

Botcharnikov, R., Freise, M., Holtz, F., and Behrens, H. (2005): Solubility of C-O-H mixtures in natural melts: new experimental data and application range of recent models, Annals Geoph., 48 (4-5), 633-646

Botcharnikov, R.E., Koepke, J., Holtz, F., McCammon, C., and Wilke, M.  (2005): The effect of water activity on the oxidation and structural state of Fe in a ferrobasaltic melt, Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta, 69 (21), 5071-5085

Holtz F., Sato H., Lewis J., Behrens H., Nakada S.  (2005): Experimental petrology of the 1991-1995 Unzen Dacite, Japan. Part I: phase relations, phase composition and pre-eruptive conditions. , J. Petrol, 46, 319-337

Parat F., Holtz F.  (2005): Sulfur partition coefficient between apatite and rhyolite: the role of bulk S content, Contrib. Mineral. Petrol., 150, 643-651

Sato, H., Holtz, F., Behrens, H., Botcharnikov, R., Nakada, S.  (2005): Experimental petrology of the 1991-1995 Unzen dacite, Japan. Part II: Cl/OH partitioning between hornblende and melt and its implications for the origin of oscillatory zoning of hornblende phenocrysts, Journal of Petrology 46 (2) , pp. 339-354


Behrens H., Ohlhorst S., Holtz F., Champenois M.  (2004): CO2 solubility in dacitic melts equilibrated with H2O-CO2 fluids - implications for modeling the solubility of CO2 in silicic melts, Geochimica et Cosmochim Acta, 68, 4687-4703

Behrens H., Tamic N., Holtz F.  (2004): Determination of the molar absorption coefficient for the infrared absorption band of CO2 in rhyolitic glasses, American Mineralogist, 89, 301-306

Botcharnikov, R.E, Behrens, H., Holtz, F., Koepke, J., Sato, H. (2004): Sulfur and chlorine solubility in Mt. Unzen rhyodacitic melt at 850°C and 200 MPa, Chem. Geol., 213, 207-225

Holtz, F., Lenné, S., Ventura, G., Vetere, F., Wolf, P.  (2004): Non-linear deformation and breakup of enclaves in a rhyolitic magma: a case study from Lipari Island (Southern Italy), Geophysical Research Letters 31 (24) , pp. 1-4
DOI: 10.1029/2004GL021590

Iezzi G., Della Ventura R.,Oberti F., Cámara F., Holtz F.  (2004): Synthesis and crystal-chemistry of Na(NaMg)Mg5Si8O22(OH)2, a P21/m amphibole, American Mineralogist, 89, 640-646

Parat F., Holtz, F.  (2004): Sulfur partitioning between apatite and melt and effect of sulfur on apatite solubility at oxidizing conditions, Contrib Mineral Petrol, 147, 201-212

Whittington A., Richet P., Behrens H., Holtz F., Scaillet B.  (2004): Experimental temperature-X(H2O)-viscosity relationship for leucogranites, and comparison with synthetic silicic liquids, Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, Earth Sciences 95 (1-2) , pp. 59-71 (Volume also reprinted as Special Paper of the Geological Society of America (389) , pp. 59-71)


Boukili, B., Holtz, F., Bény, J.-M., Abdelouafi, A., Niazi, S.  (2003): Infrared spectra of annite in the interlayer and lattice vibrational range, Schweizerische Mineralogische und Petrographische Mitteilungen 83 (1) , pp. 33-46

Boukili, B., Holtz, F., Robert, J.-L., Joriou, M., Bény, J.-M., Naji, M.  (2003): Infrared spectra of annite in the OH-stretching vibrational range, Schweizerische Mineralogische und Petrographische Mitteilungen 83 (3) , pp. 331-340

Fechtelkord, M., Behrens, H., Holtz, F., Bretherton, J.L., Fyfe, C.A., Groat, L.A., Raudsepp, M.  (2003): Influence of F content on the composition of Al-rich synthetic phlogopite, Part II: Probing the structural arrangement of aluminum in tetrahedral and octahedral layers by 27Al MQMAS and 1H/19F-27Al HETCOR and REDOR experiments, American Mineralogist 88 (7) , pp. 1046-1054

Fechtelkord, M., Behrens, H., Holtz, F., Fyfe, C.A., Groat, L.A., Raudsepp, M.  (2003): Influence of F content on the composition of Al-rich synthetic phlogopite: Part I. New information on structure and phase-formation from 29Si, 1H, and 19F MAS NMR spectroscopies, American Mineralogist 88 (1) , pp. 47-53

Freise, M., Holtz, F., Koepke, J., Scoates, J., Leyrit, H.  (2003): Experimental constraints on the storage conditions of phonolites from the Kerguelen Archipelago, Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 145 (6) , pp. 659-672

Klimm, K., Holtz, F., Johannes, W., King, P.L.  (2003): Fractionation of metaluminous A-type granites: an experimental study of the Wangrah Suite, Lachlan Fold Belt, Australia. , Precambrian Research 124 (2-4) , pp. 327-341

Koepke, J., Holtz, F.  (2003): Experimentelle Simulation von Magmenkammern typischer Basalte an divergenten Plattenrändern, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Meeresforschung Mitteilungen 2, 26-28

Liebske, C., Behrens, H., Holtz, F., Lange, R.A.  (2003): The influence of pressure and composition on the viscosity of andesitic melts, Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 67 (3) , pp. 473-485

Nzolang C., Kagami H., Nzenti J.P., Holtz F.  (2003): Geochemistry and preliminary Sr-Nd isotopic data on the Neoproterozoic granitoids from the Bantoum area, west Cameroon: evidence for a derivation from a Paleoproterozoic to Archean crust, Polar Geoscience, 16, 196-226


Berndt, J., Liebske, C., Holtz, F., Freise, M., Nowak, M., Ziegenbein, D., Hurkuck, W., Koepke, J. (2002): A combined rapid-quench and H 2-membrane setup for internally heated pressure vessels: Description and application for water solubility in basaltic melts, American Mineralogist 87 (11-12) , pp. 1717-1726

Boukili B., Holtz F., Bény J.M., Robert J.L.  (2002): Fe-F and Al-F avoidance rule” in ferrous-aluminous (OH,F) biotites, Schweiz. Mineral. Petrogr. Mitt.,82, 549-559


Behrens H., Meyer M., Holtz F., Benne D., Nowak M.  (2001): The effect of alkali ionic radius, temperature, and pressure on the solubility of water in MAlSi3O8 melts (M=Li, Na, K, Rb), Chemical Geology, 174, 275-289

Berndt J, Holtz F., Koepke J.  (2001): Experimental constraints on storage conditions in the chemically zoned magma chamber of the Laacher See volcano, Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, 140, 469-486

Boukili B., Robert J.L., Bény J.M., Holtz F.  (2001): Structural effects of OH-F substitution in trioctahedral micas of the system: K2O-FeO-Fe2O3-Al2O3-SiO2-H2O-HF, Schweiz. Mineral. Petrogr. Mitt.,81, 55-67

Holtz F., Becker A., Freise M., Johannes W.  (2001): The water-undersaturated and dry Qz-Ab-Or system revisited. Experimental results at very low water activities and geological implications. , Contrib. Mineral. Petrol., 141, 347-357

Holtz F., Johannes W., Tamic N., Behrens H.  (2001): Maximum and minimum water contents of granitic melts: a reexamination and implications, Lithos 56: 1-14

Ohlhorst S., Behrens H., Holtz F.  (2001): Compositional effect of molar absorptivities of near-infrared OH- and H2O bands in rhyolitic to basaltic glasses, Chemical Geology, 174, 5-20

Schmidt B.C. Riemer T., Kohn S.C., Holtz F., Dupree R.  (2001): Structural implications of water dissolution in haplogranitic glasses from NMR spectroscopy: influence of total water content and mixed alkali effect, Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 65, 2949-2964

Tamic N., Behrens H., Holtz F.  (2001): The solubility of H2O and CO2 in rhyolitic melts in equilibrium with a mixed CO2-H2O fluid phase, Chemical Geology, 174, 333-347

Whittington A., Richet P., Linard Y., Holtz F.  (2001): The viscosity of hydrous phonolites and trachytes, Chemical Geology, 174, 209-223


Holtz F., Roux J., Behrens H., Pichavant M.  (2000): Water solubility in silica and quartzofeldspathic melts, American Mineralogist, 85, 682-686

Martel, C., Dingwell, D.B., Spieler, O., Pichavant, M., Holtz, F.  (2000): Fragmentation of foamed silicic melts: an experimental study, Earth and Planetary Science Letters 178, 47-58

Ohlhorst S., Behrens H., Holtz F., Schmidt B.C. (2000): Water speciation in aluminosilicate glasses and melts. , In “Applied Mineralogy in Research, Economy, Technology and Culture” ed. D. Rammlmair, J. Mederer, Th. Oberthür, R.B.Heimann und H. Pentinghaus. Proc. 6th Int. Conf. Appl. Mineral., Balkema, Rotterdam 1, 193-196.

Richet P., Whittington A., Holtz F., Behrens H., S. Ohlhorst, M. Wilke  (2000): Water and the density of silicate glasses, Contribution to Mineralogy and Petrology, 138, 337-347

Scaillet B., Whittington A., Martel C., Pichavant M., Holtz F.  (2000): Phase equilibrium constraints on the viscosity of silicic magmas. II. Implications for mafic-silicic mixing processes, Trans R Soc Edinburgh Earth Sciences, 91, 61-72

Whittington, A., Richet P., Holtz F.  (2000): Water and the viscosity of depolymerised aluminosilicate melts, Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 64, 3725-3736


Holtz F., Roux J., Ohlhorst S., Behrens H. Schulze F.  (1999): The effects of silica and water on the viscosity of hydrous quartzofeldspathic melts, American Mineralogist, 84, 27-36

Martel C., Pichavant M., Holtz F., Scaillet B., Bourdier J.L., Traineau H (1999): Effects of fO2 and H2O on andesite phase relations between 2 and 4 kbar, Journal of Geophysical Research,104, 453-470

Mysen B.O., Holtz F., Pichavant M., Beny J.-M., Montel J.-M.  (1999): The effect of Temperature and Bulk Composition on the Solution Mechanism of Phosphorus in Peraluminous Haplogranitic Magma, American Mineralogist, 84, 1336-1345

Schmidt B.C., Holtz F., Pichavant M.  (1999): Water solubility in haplogranitic melts coexisting with H2O-H2 fluids, Contribution to Mineralogy and Petrology, 136, 213-224


Becker A., Holtz F., Johannes W.  (1998): Liquidus temperatures and phase compositions in the system Qz-Ab-Or at 5 kbar and very low water contents, Contrib Mineral Petrol, 130, 213-224

Martel C., Pichavant M., Bourdier J.-L., Traineau H., Holtz F., Scaillet B.  (1998): Magma storage conditions and control of eruption regime in silicic volcanoes: experimental evidence from Mt Pelée, Earth and Planetray Science Letters, 156, 89-99

Scaillet B., Holtz F., Pichavant M.  (1998): Phase equilibrium constraints on the viscosity of silicic magmas. 1. Volcanic-plutonic comparison, Journal of Geophysical Research, 103, 27257-27266

Schmidt B.C., Holtz F., Bény J.-M. (1998): Incorporation of H2 in vitreous silica, qualitative and quantitative determination from Raman and infrared spectroscopy, Journal of Non- Crystalline Solids, 240, 91-103


Dingwell D.B., Holtz F., Behrens H (1997): The solubility of H2O in peralkaline and peraluminous granitic melts, American Mineralogist, 82, 434-437

Mysen B.O., Holtz F., Pichavant M., Bény J.-M., Montel J.M.  (1997): Solution mechanisms of phosphorus in quenched hydrous and anhydrous granitic glass as a function of peraluminosity, Geochim Cosmochim Acta, 61, 3913-3926

Schmidt B., Holtz F., Scaillet B., Pichavant M.  (1997): The role of H2O-H2 fluids and redox conditions on melting temperatures of quartzofeldspathic assemblages in the haplogranite system, Contrib Mineral Petrol, 126, 386-400


Behrens, H., Romano, C., Nowak, M., Holtz, F., Dingwell, D.B.  (1996): Near-infrared spectroscopic determination of water species in glasses of the system MAlSi 3O 8 (M = Li, Na, K) : An interlaboratory study , Chemical Geology 128 (1-4) , pp. 41-63

Dingwell D.B., Pichavant M., Holtz F.  (1996): Experimental studies of boron in granitic melts, In Reviews in Mineralogy, volume 33

Holtz F., Bény J.M., Mysen B.O., Pichavant M.  (1996): High temperature spectroscopy of silicate and aluminosilicate hydrous glasses: Implications for water speciation, Chem Geol, 128, 25-39

Holtz F., Scaillet B., Behrens H., Schulze F., Pichavant M.  (1996): Water contents of felsic melts: application to the rheological properties of granitic magmas, Trans R Soc Edinburgh Earth Sciences, 87, 57-64

Linnen R.L., Pichavant M., Holtz F. (1996): The combined effects of fO2 and melt composition on SnO2 solubility and tin diffusivity in haplogranitic melts, Geochim Cosmochim Acta, 60, 4965-4976

Richet P., Lejeune A.M., Holtz F., Roux J.  (1996): Water and the viscosity of andesite melts, Chem Geol, 128, 185-197

Scaillet B., Holtz F., Pichavant M., Schmidt M.O.  (1996): Viscosity of Himalayan leucogranites: implications for mechanisms of granitic magma ascent, J Geophys Research,101, N° B12, 27691-27699

Schulze F., Behrens H., Holtz F., Roux J., Johannes W.  (1996): The influence of water on the viscosity of a haplogranitic liquid, American Mineralogist, 81, 1155-1165


Holtz F., Behrens H., Dingwell D.B., Johannes W.  (1995): Water solubility in haplogranitic melts. Compositional, pressure and temperature dependence, Americam Mineralogist, 80, 94-108

Johannes W., Holtz F., Möller P.  (1995): REE distribution in layered migmatites, Lithos, 35, 139-152

Linnen R.L., Pichavant M., Holtz F., Burgess S.  (1995): The effect of f(O2) on the solubility, diffusion and speciation of tin in haplogranitic melt at 850 °C and „ kbar, Geochim Cosmochim Acta, 59, 1579-1588

Schmidt B., Scaillet B., Holtz F.  (1995): Accurate control of fH2 in cold-seal pressure vessels with the Shaw membrane technique, Eur J Mineralogy, 7, 893-903


Holtz F., Johannes W.  (1994): Maximum and minimum water contents of granitic melts: implications for chemical and physical properties of ascending magmas, Lithos, 32, 149-159

Roux J., Holtz F., Lefèvre A., Schulze F.  (1994): A reliable high temperature setup for internally heated pressure vessels: applications to silicate melt studies, American Mineralogist, 79, 1145-1149


Holtz F., Dingwell D.B., Behrens H.  (1993): Effects of F, B2O3, and P2O5 on the solubility of water in haplogranite melts compared to natural silicate melts, Contrib Mineral Petrol, 113, 492-501


Holtz F., Behrens H., Dingwell D.B., Taylor R.  (1992): Water solubility in aluminosilicate melts of haplogranitic composition at 2 kbar, Chem Geology, 96, 289-302

Holtz F., Johannes W., Pichavant M.  (1992): Effect of excess aluminum on phase relations in the system Qz-Ab-Or. Experimental investigation at 2 kbar and reduced H2O-activity, Eur J Mineralogy, 4, 137-152

Holtz F., Johannes W., Pichavant M.  (1992): Peraluminous granitoids: the effect of alumina on melt composition and coexisting minerals, Trans R Soc Edinburgh Earth Sciences, 86, 409-416

Holtz F., Pichavant M., Barbey P., Johannes W.  (1992): Effects of H2O on liquidus phase relations in the haplogranitic system at 2 and 5 kbar, American Mineralogist, 77, 1223-1241

Johannes W., Holtz F.  (1992): Melting of plagioclase in granitic systems. Composition of coexisting phases and kinetic observations. , Trans R Soc Edinburgh Earth Sciences, 86, 417-422

Pichavant M., Holtz F., McMillan P.  (1992): Phase relations and compositional dependence of H2O solubility in quartz-feldspar melts, Chem Geol, 96, 303-320


Holtz F., Barbey P.  (1991): Genesis of peraluminous granites. II. Mineralogy and chemistry of the Tourém complex (North Portugal). Sequential melting vs. Restite unmixing. , J Petrol, 32, 959-978

Holtz F., Johannes W.  (1991): Genesis of peraluminous granites. I. Experimental investigation of melt composition at 3 and 5 kbar and reduced H2O activity., J Petrol, 32, 935-958

Holtz F., Johannes W.  (1991): Effect of tourmaline on melt fraction and composition of first melts in quartzofeldspathic gneiss, Eur. J. Mineralogy, 3, 527-536

Holtz F., Johannes W.  (1991): Importante solubilité du magnesium dans les liquides peralumineux de composition haplogranitique; influence sur la teneur en minéraux ferro-magnésiens des roches granitiques., C. R. Acad. Sci. Paris, 312, 129-133

Johannes W., Holtz F.  (1991): Formation and ascent of granitic magmas, Geol Rundschau, 80, 225-231


Johannes W., Holtz F.  (1990): Formation and composition of H2O-undersaturated granitic melts. In: Ashworth J.R. and Brown M. (Eds) High temperature metamorphism and crustal anatexis, Unwin Hyman, London, 87-104


Holtz F.  (1989): Importance of melt fraction and source rock composition in crustal granitoid genesis. The example of two granitic suites of Northern Portugal, Lithos, 24, 21-35


Holtz F.  (1987): Etude structurale, métamorphique et géochimique des granitoides hercyniens et de leur encaissant dans la région de Montalegre (Nord Portugal, Tras-os-Montes), Thèse, Univ. Nancy I, 224 pp.

Holtz F.  (1987): Pétrogenèse de la zone migmatitique de Tourém (Nord Portugal), Mem Mus. Labor. Miner. Geol., Fac. Ciencias do Porto, N°1, 135-147

Holtz F., Juteau M.  (1987): géochronologiques des minéraux accessoires, monazites et zircons, sur la migmatisation hercynienne de la Péninsule Ibérique. Migmatites et orthogneiss de Tourem (Nord Portugal), C. R. Acad. Sci. Paris, 304, 713-717.



Scaillet, B., Holtz, F., Pichavant, M.  (1997): Rheological properties of granitic magmas in their crystallization range, Bouchez J.L., Hutton, D.H.W., Stephens W.E. (Eds) Granite: from segregation of melt to emplacement, Kluwer Academic Press, 11-29


Johannes, W., Holtz, F.  (1996): Petrogenesis and experimental petrology of granitic rocks, Springer Verlag, 335 p.


Fiege A., Behrens H., Holtz F., Adams F. (2013): Kinetic vs. thermodynamic control of degassing of H2O-S±Cl-bearing andesitic melts. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, in press